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Around the World with Debra Cowan & Margaret Walters (Online)
May 15, 2022 @ 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM EDT$20 – $25
Debra Cowan & Margaret Walters
Online • Sunday, May 15, 2022
7 pm (Eastern); Concert starts at 7:30 pm
The sort of international back-and-forth one can only do via Zoom: a pair of song collectors who span the world–Margaret Walters from Australia shares a session with Debra Cowan from Massachusetts
Based in Sydney, New South Wales, Margaret Walters has been part of the Australian folk scene for many years, both as a solo singer, and as a member of 40 Degrees South (formerly the Roaring Forties), and a decade-long collaboration with songwriter John Warner. Margaret usually sings unaccompanied. As John Warner says, her song choice reflects the “power of words and music to lift the spirit, to unify the powerless in causes, to make and change relationships, and to tell the story of our eternal struggle with ourselves and our environment… “ If you want to know more, visit her website at https://margwalterssteadfast.wordpress.com/
“Stunning” is the word often used to describe Debra Cowan’s vocals. She performs unaccompanied or with guitar, interpreting a wide range of traditional and contemporary songs. She tours in the United Kingdom and in North America, and she often shares the stage with her good friend, singer and musician John Roberts. She has released six recordings. Between travels, she makes her home near Worcester, Massachusetts with her husband and their cats. More about Debra can be found at https://debracowan.com/.
Expect a sing-around afterward!
Register at https://www.fsgw.org/concerts or https://www.fsgw.org/event-4629589 to get the concert link. Suggested donation: $20 per listener. (If you feel generous and can afford it, a higher amount will help support the performers.)