Charlie King returns to HHBC for his beloved annual holiday concert! Doors open at 5pm, folks can order food and beverages from our menu, and settle into a seat. Showtime is at 7:30pm. Come early to get a seat, a bite, a drink, and catch up with friends! There is no admission charge, but donations are welcome!
Charlie King is a musical storyteller and political satirist. He has been at the heart of American folk music for more than half a century and has been writing songs for over 40 years. In October of 2017, he received the annual Phil Ochs Award, in recognition of his music and activism for social and political justice in the spirit of Phil Ochs. Other honors include: an "Indie" award for one of the top three folk recordings of 1984; the War Resisters League’s 1998 Peacemaker Award given to Charlie and Odetta; & the 1999 Sacco-Vanzetti Social Justice Award for which he was nominated by Pete Seeger. His songs have been recorded and sung by Pete Seeger, Holly Near, Ronnie Gilbert, John McCutcheon, Arlo Guthrie, Peggy Seeger, and Chad Mitchell.
Rick Burkhardt is an Obie-award-winning playwright, composer, director, songwriter, and accordionist for The Prince Myshkins. His original music and text pieces have been performed in Australia, Europe, Taiwan, Canada, Mexico, and over 40 US cities. His plays have been produced by New York Theater Workshop, LaMama, PS122, JACK, and the American Repertory Theater. His songs have been featured on Pacifica Radio's “Democracy Now” and NPR’s “Morning Edition”
Additional Special Guest Jermaine Golden.
Together they make a powerful trio. Edgy harmonies, incendiary lyrics, powerful instrumentation and theatrical hijinks – a show not to be missed!