Great Music Scheduled at Old Firehouse in Edom
Tom Prasada-Rao performs at The Old Firehouse January 18. He is a performing songwriter of breathtaking vision. His rich, effortless voice belies his fine musicianship and extraordinary songs. Prasada-Rao’s music is melodic, ambitious, reverent, soulful and multi-instrumental. A well-regarded record producer, he is also a teacher of music, a creator of songwriting curriculum, and recently, a featured artist on the nationally syndicated television show, Troubadour TX. He will be accompanied by piano virtuoso Julie Bonk (teacher to Norah Jones,) and returning cellist Dirje Smith Childs.
Returning to The Old Firehouse on February 8 Beyond the Pale lives up to its name, delivering a wild musical ride outside the boundaries of convention. Delighting audiences for more than 15 years, the band is grounded in the traditional roots music of Americana, Ireland and Northern Europe with imaginative ventures across musical borders. Expect the unexpected as fiddle, flute, hammered dulcimer, accordion, guitar, saxophone whistles concertina, mandolin and percussion conspire to hold listeners spellbound.
Tickets for both shows are $12 advance and $15 at the door. The Old Firehosue is located at 8241 FM 279 in Edom. Reach them at 903.852.2781 and www.theoldfirehouse.net.