Northwind Arts Center welcomes Portland singer-songwriter Casey Neill for an evening of original songs of political and personal struggle, Friday July 19 at 7:00pm, with special guest, Whidbey Island singer-songwriter Timothy Hull. Series sponsor is Peninsula Hearing. Media sponsor for this series is KPTZ-FM radio.
Casey Neill has performed throughout the world on stages such as New York's Town Hall, San Francisco's Great American Music Hall, and Glasgow's Old Fruitmarket. He has played as a member of the Minus Five as well as sharing stages with Jello Biafra, Pete Seeger, Sunny Day Real Estate, Camper Van Beethoven, & countless more. An acclaimed songwriter, Irish supergroup Solas recorded Casey's original song "Lowground" on their albums Waiting for an Echo and Reunion. In 1997, he inked a three record deal with the folk label Appleseed and was featured on their tribute to Pete Seeger along with Bruce Springsteen, Billy Bragg, and Bonnie Raitt. A compilation of his material entitled Memory Against Forgetting was released by Amy Ray's Daemon imprint in 2005. Following a few years of residence in New York City, Casey moved back to Portland and its thriving music community. The Norway Rats formed in 2007 to tour behind his album Brooklyn Bridge (In Music We Trust label), followed by the acclaimed Goodbye to the Rank and File. In 2011, Casey was hired by New York's Mabou Mines Theater Company to perform and compose for their new work 'Landscapes' at PS122.
Learn more about Casey Neill at caseyneill.org.
Timothy Hull is a widely appreciated singer-songwriter from Whidbey Island, Washington. He has toured over the past fifteen years bringing his songs, guitar, stories and humor to colleges, clubs, pubs coffee houses, and conferences, coast to coast. He has traveled with his music, but his music has traveled even further. Bands and singers from all over the world are known to cover his originals.
Learn more at http://timothyhullsite.wordpress.com/.
Tickets are $20 each at Northwind Arts Center, from caseytim.brownpapertickets.com or at the door.