I’m really honored to be a part of the annual “Winter SolstiCelebration” this year, as one of the many talented performers. It’s one of the largest celebrations of solstice anywhere.
The theme for this year’s event is “Our Human Journey,” and for the first time ever, it will be presented on two nights:
Friday, December 16 and Saturday December 17th
Doors open at 6 pm. Event begins at 7 pm
Cathedral of Hope Sanctuary
5910 Cedar Springs at Inwood,
Dallas, Texas 75219
Click here for ticket information.
I hope many of my friends will be interested in attending. I have been for several years, and have always found it a very moving and inspiring event.
Specifically, two of my songs, “Thanks,” and “I Will Sing” will be a part of the music for the night. This is a huge honor, and I’m thrilled to be a part. Just take a look at some of the incredible performers who will be a part of this night.
Our friend, Amy Martin is the passion and vision behind this event, but literally dozens of people take part to bring this event together.
Here’s some of what the Earth Rythyms’ website says about this year’s event:
future we choose
at Winter SolstiCelebration.”
“Not a service, not a show, but something much more, this two-hour event blends a wide spectrum of performing arts, participatory movement and ceremony to guide the audience in an archetypal discovery of our human destiny.”
“Dramatic monologues from an Everyman and Everywoman reveal the personal struggles we undertake to make peace with ourselves and our species. The qualities that mankind must master to evolve into a brighter future are brought to life via commentary on the proceedings by a clever but crotchety comedic couple. Both are woven with music, dance, theater, poetry, and even magic and circus arts.”
“The core of Winter SolstiCelebration is a passage through three minutes of silent meditation in total darkness, evoking the three-day Winter Solstice period, followed by a dramatic and participatory return of the light. The event concludes with an exuberant dance of attendees through ceremonial gates. A Yule Fest with refreshments follows.”
Many deeply spiritual, creative, and thoughtful people come together to make this event a reality. Many many thanks to Amy for inviting me to be a part.
As a reminder, here are my two songs that will be a part…
“Thanks” will be sort of in the middle of the show….
And “I Will Sing” is scheduled to be one of the ways the show comes to an energy climax:
I’m so excited about this.
Well, the event is now just days away. And it’s gonna be amazing. We had a dress rehearsal for the show last night, and it’s just lovely. What an honor to be singing with some many talented singers….Lainey Bernstein, Rahim Quazi, Robin Hackett, David Roseblad, Kerri Arrista, Matt Willis, and Andrew Tinker. And, of course, my old friend Cornell Kinderknecht, as co-musical director with Lainey.
Lots of these folks will be joining me on “Thanks” and “I Will Sing.”
As a guy who usually performs solo, it’s so amazing to hear the backing on this stuff. And the rest of the show is just as amazing. You won’t want to miss.
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