Old On New Ground

January 13, 2016

The historic Warsaw Church is the fantastic place of our concert this coming Saturday, January 16th – on the grounds of the Autrey Mill Nature Preserve & Heritage Center. Built in the 1860s – almost demolished – then saved and moved … literally! Find out about the story here! It is also one of the most atmospheric places we’ve ever performed, and we’re honored to kick off the 2016 season. Click here for reservations. Reception (optional, with great food) is at 7 in the Summerour House, concert at 8.

More this winter!

2/12 7:30 PM Catacombs Coffee House at Mt. Carmel UMC, Norcross
3/4  8:00 PM First Friday Concert Series – City of Norcross Cultural Arts

Frost Magic

October 17, 2015

Canada’s been on our mind lately – click the picture above for a striking video about British Columbia, much of the inspiration for “Where the Mountains Meet the Sea.”

Tonight, 10/17 at 8 PM: Red Clay Music Foundry (opening for TheBlarneyGirls’ CD release)
Tickets: http://public.ticketbiscuit.com/EddieOwenPresents/Events/251207

Saturday, 12/19 at 8PM: The Crimson Moon Cafe (Dahlonega) 

And, by a well-loved Canadian poet:

Frost Magic

I
Now, in the moonrise, from a wintry sky,
The frost has come to charm with elfin might
This quiet room; to draw with symbols bright
Faces and forms in fairest charactery
Upon the casement; all the thoughts that lie
Deep hidden in my heart’s core he would tell,
How the red shoots of fancy strike and swell,
How they are watered, what soil nourished by.

With eerie power he piles his atomies,
Incrusted gems, star-glances overborne
With lids of sleep pulled from the moth’s bright eyes,
And forests of frail ferns, blanched and forlorn,
Where Oberon of unimagined size
Might in the silver silence wind his horn.

II

With these alone he draws in magic lines,
Faces that people dreams, and chiefly one
Happy and brilliant as the northern sun,
And by its darling side there gleams and shines
One of God’s children with the laughing signs
Of dimples, and glad accents, and sweet cries,
That angels are and heaven’s memories:
The wizard thus my soul’s estate divines;

All it holds dear he sets alone apart,
Etches the past in likeness of dim groves
Silvered in quiet rime and with rare art,
In crystal spoils and fairy treasure-troves,
He draws the picture of the happy heart,
By those who love it most, whom most it loves.

To Autumn

September 22, 2015

O Autumn, laden with fruit, and stainèd With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof; there thou may’st rest, And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe, And all the daughters of the year shall dance! Sing now the lusty song of fruits and flowers. `The narrow bud [...]

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Boys & Girls of Summer

July 8, 2015

Saturday, July 11th, 8 PM – Summer of Love at the Hungry Ear Saturday, August 1st, 7:30 PM – 45 South Café

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Equinox

March 18, 2015

Spring is like a perhaps hand which comes carefully out of Nowhere) arranging a window, into which people look (while people stare arranging and changing placing carefully there a strange thing and a known thing here) and changing everything carefully ~ e. e. cummings Saturday, March 21st at 7:30: UU Congregation of Gwinnett Community Concert  [...]

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New

January 18, 2015

The New Year’s moving slowly in … There’s an enchanting place in John’s Creek (North Fulton county) called Autrey Mill Nature Preserve & Heritage Center – they’re starting a monthly acoustic series, and we’re thrilled and honored to be the first ones to play there on Saturday, January 24! Reception at 7, music at 8, [...]

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The Reason

December 31, 2014

Taken by Ron just prior to going on stage a few weeks ago. Whether in spaces (or for numbers) large or small, in well-known or out-of-the-way places, we never forget that every time we play, it’s for one. You. And somehow, through music’s alchemy, the “many” come together. May we bring this feeling of “one” [...]

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Going In

November 15, 2014

  “If we become addicted to the external, our interiority will haunt us. We will become hungry with a hunger no image, person, or deed can still. To be wholesome, we must remain truthful to our vulnerable complexity. In order to keep our balance, we need to hold the interior and exterior, visible and invisible, [...]

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Dear Companions

September 5, 2014

We’ve been thinking a lot about that lately. Ron’s been visiting old boyhood friends, Carol’s in a season of close touch and gratitude. Pictured above with Ron is Jim Bozeman who co-wrote Red Haired Gal and contributed the song The Sadness of Mary to Two Hearts. In the next two weekends, we’re happy to be [...]

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Solstice

June 16, 2014

Summer Sky, summer rain, summer solstice … June 21st, when we’ll be playing at a very special place – Ragamuffin Music Hall in Roswell at 8 PM. Two sets, all atmosphere. Click here to purchase tickets in advance – $10 pre-purchase, $15 at the door. Then on Saturday 7/5 at 8, we’re honored to return [...]

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