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The Borderline Folk Music Club presents Vance Gilbert in Concert!
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The Borderline Folk Music Club presents Vance Gilbert in Concert!

9/23/2018
When: September 23, 2018
1:30 PM
Where: Nanuet Library
149 Church Street
Nanuet, New York  10960
United States
Contact: 914-523-0656

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The inimitable Vance Gilbert will kick off the new Fall season at the Borderline with a performance on September 23. Special guest Tom Cardullo will open the show.

Vance Gilbert burst onto the singer/songwriter scene in the 90’s when Boston area folk clubs heard the buzz about someone who was knocking ‘em dead at local open mikes. Word of his storytelling sensibilities, vocal and guitar chops spread to NYC and Shawn Colvin invited him to be a special guest on her national Fat City tour. He took audiences across the country by storm.
Vance became a favored opener for such artists as Aretha Franklin, Arlo Guthrie and Anita Baker. In 2006 and 2007 he opened over 140 shows for comedian George Carlin. Recently, he has been the opener of choice for The Subdudes and comedian Paul Reiser. With 12 critically acclaimed albums, Vance continues to refine his unlikely union of humor, virtuosity and the unexpected. Whether with classic, original songwriting or ageless interpretations of covers, his is a presentation steeped in deep humanism and bravery, stunning artistry and soul and contagious unbridle joy. His jazz roots make their way into songs with sophisticated melodies and harmonies. His singing, playing and storytelling have made Vance an integral part of the national folk scene. The Boston Globe says he is “that rare performer for whom people lean forward in their seats as eagerly between songs as they do during them.” https://vancegilbert.com/
“The voice of an angel, the wit of a devil and the guitar playing of a god…” - Fort Worth Star Telegram –
Opening for Vance will be Special Guest Tom Cardullo ( aka “Tom From Nyack” )
Tom has been a Borderline member for many years and serves as the MC for their concerts. He has opened for Kirsten Maxwell and The Levins, appeared at the venerable Turning Point Café, and for many years has performed at Richard Cuccaro’s Acoustic Live venue at the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival. He has performed at the Lyndhurst Craft Fair, the Embark Concert Series and The Heart of the Matter Songwriter’s event at the Beanrunner Café. Tom is a favorite at local venues and is known for his carefully crafted songs, strong voice and ability to connect with his audience.

Tickets: $23 advance, $25 door, members $20. For advance reservations - www.borderlinefolkmusicclub.org 
Doors open at 1 PM, refreshments available.
More Information: Contact Greta: intrend@yahoo.com 

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