Circle Concert Series: Saturday, February 20th

I’m pleased to let you know that I’ll be playing a show tomorrow night of my own, yes my own, music. For a multitude of reasons, that’s become a pretty rare event in the past few years.

But the good folks a the Circle Concert Series (Paul and Harold, mainly) have invited me to come out of and be a feature performer at their monthly gathering in Lucas.

Here are the details:

Circle Concert Series
Sat. 2/20 7:30PM
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church
750 Lucas Rd., Lucas TX
Suggested Donation: $10 (For Church Support)
Featuring: Eric Folkerth, Paul Shearer…usual suspects. 🙂
Song circle afterward, so bring your thing and do it!
More Info: Paul Shearer 214-728-0871.

Here’s a map.

I really appreciate the friends who continue to push me to do more of my own shows. I’ve got a few more private gigs coming up in the next few weeks, and hope to get more public ones on the schedule soon.

In the meantime, if you’re free, I’d love to see you Saturday in Lucas.


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Eric Folkerth is a minister, musician, author and blogger. He is Senior Pastor of The Woods United Methodist Church in Grand Prairie, Texas. For seventeen years, he was pastor at Northaven UMC in Dallas, Texas. Eric is an avid blogger and published author. Eric is also an award-winning singer-songwriter, who performs throughout Texas and the Southwest. He's won honorable mention in both the Billboard and Great American song contests; and he's been a finalist in the 5th Street Festival and South Florida Folk Festival songwriter competitions. Eric is also a leader of Connections, a unique band comprised of United Methodist clergy and layfolk from throughout North Texas. Connections performs "cover shows" of artists like Dan Fogelberg, Chicago, Eagles, Doobie Brothers, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, James Taylor and others. Their shows draw crowds of between 300 and 1,000 fans, and they have raised more than $240,000 dollars for worthy charities. 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. She was re-elected for a third term in 2010. They have the world's best daughter, Maria, and an incredible dog, Daisy.

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