Dan Fogelberg Tribute November 15th

It hit me today that I hadn’t posted about this show on my own blog!
Connections has a show coming up this coming weekend:

Connections Band
Tribute to the Music of Dan Fogelberg
November 15th, 7 pm
Northaven UMC
11211 Preston Road
Dallas TX

It should be a good one…

Click here for a Google map

Our beneficiary will again be “Nothing But Nets.”

A few fun facts about this show:

— This will be our final show of the year.
— It is a favorite of the band’s because it was our very first show ever.
— We will feature two new songs “Tell Me to My Face,” and “Phoenix” that we’ve only done once before (At Lovers Lane)
— We may have other special surprises that night, even if you’ve seen this show before (Can’t say just yet…)

In addition, we’ll do your favorite Dan songs:

“Leader of the Band”
“Same Ol’ Lang Syne”
” Run for the Roses”
“Heart Hotels”
“There’s a Place in the World for a Gambler”

For those of you who don’t think you know Dan’s music, click here and listen to some soundclips of the above songs.
You’ll say “Oh…I know that!” several times.

The set also includes many other great, but lesser known, Dan Fogelberg songs.

You won’t want to miss it! We do not know when we’ll be scheduling this show again. (Probably at some point, but nothing on the schedule now…)

We have marvelous crowds at both Spring Valley and Suncreek churches. And just last night, we took the show to the clergy retreat up at Tanglewood Retreat Center on Lake Texoma. For the second year in a row, we had a GREAT time with our clergy colleagues.

We’re pleased to be able to say that our totals from the two church shows will be more than $ 4, 600!!!

God is good, and we are grateful.

Hope to see you on the 15!

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Eric Folkerth is a minister, musician, author and blogger. He is Senior Pastor of Kessler Park UMC United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas. Previously, he was pastor at Northaven UMC in Dallas for seventeen years. Eric loves to write on topics of spirituality, social justice, music/art and politics. The entries on this blog reflect that diversity of interests. His passion for social justice goes beyond mere words. He’s been arrested at the White House, defending immigrants and “The Dreamers,” and he’s officiated at same sex weddings in his churches, in defiance of what some believe is Methodist teaching. Eric is an avid blogger and published author, and 2017 recipient of the prestigeous Kuchling Humanitarian Award from Dallas’ Black Tie Dinner. (Human Rights Campaign) Eric has led or co-led hundreds of persons on mission trips around the globe, to places such as Mexico, Haiti, Russia, and Nepal. He has worked with lay persons to build ten homes, and one Community Center, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Dallas. He’s a popular preacher, and often tackles challenging issues of social justice in his writings and sermons. His wife, Judge Dennise Garcia, is a State District Judge for Dallas, County. As judge of the 303rd Family District Court, she consistently gets high ratings from area lawyers, and was named “best judge” by The Dallas Observer. First elected in 2004, she was the first Latina ever elected to a county-wide bench in Dallas County, and is currently the longest service district judge in that district. She was re-elected for a fourth term in 2018. They have the world’s best daughter, Maria, and an incredible dog, Daisy. Find links to Eric’s music-related websites, at the top of this site’s navigation menu.

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