Renard Cohen has been a singer songwriter since the late 60s when he began composing songs about Peace, Equality and the Environment. He studied communications at Emerson College in Boston. While in Boston Renard performed at folk clubs and took part in benefit performances which included classmate and future Tonight Show host Jay Leno. Renard has performed solo and with bands in many venues including The Other End, Tramps, in NYC, and Rockefellers in Houston, TX. Renard is an accomplished composer for TV and Film with clients including PBS, National Geographic, IBM and Sesame Street International. Renard is a television/film director and producer and won an Emmy for the PBS series Seasoned With Spirit. His documentary Groundswell Rising, Protecting Our Children’s Air and Water about the growing resistance to Fracking, won a Jury Award at the Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival and is a “Select” in 8 other festivals. Renard also wrote and recorded the song for the film which was included on his CD I See A Groundswell.
The SteelCreek Duo is an acoustic group comprised of singer/songwriter, Jeni Hackett on vocals and guitar and Ken Duncan on bass. The two musicians bring a different influence to the band and the combined musical backgrounds add a rich fullness to the sound of SteelCreek. These two musicians originally came together to perform for the established, country cover band: SteelCreek, in which they are still a part of, but have also branched out to play acoustically as the Duo. Their song list includes popular music from the 60’s all the way to current tunes in all genres of music, including, but not limited to pop, country, and rock. For more information, check out their website.
Delwin Fiddler Jr. Delwin Fiddler, Jr. is a world renowned Native American performing artist from the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in Green Grass, South Dakota. He has recently become a resident of Monroe County and is focusing on bring educational presentations and creative performances in Native American history, dance and music to our schools, universities and entertainment venues. Mr. Fiddler is also an avid environmentalist and advocate for Mother Earth and all her natural resources. In 2016, he spent six months on the frontlines as a Water Protector fighting against the Dakota Access Pipeline on the Standing Rock Reservation. As part of Earth Day 2019, Mr. Fiddler will perform a Native American Grass Dance and Round Dance. He will also play Native American Drum and Flute. He will be available afterwards to answer any questions about his time at Standing Rock.
Woodrow Woodrow and Friends starts with the duo Woodrow (Theresa Ratliff, vocals & Brian Bramkamp, guitar/vocals) joined by friends Carolyn "Cat" Burbage (drums/bass) and Vid Ryan (bass/guitar). Together we play a mix of well-known classic rock, folk rock, and country tunes as well as original music by Brian Bramkamp.
Please contact Matt Giambra if you are interested in performing at Earth Day at (570)629-3060 or email@example.com