NYC veteran songwriter Cliff Eberhardt brings his literate Cole Porter meets Tom Waits style of pop/blues songwriting and dynamic performance skills to Memphis House concerts with Nashville native, Americana songwriter Louise Mosrie opening the show as special guest – a moving show full of laughter and passionate, heartfelt songs.

Cliff Eberhardt

8PM

Cliff Eberhardt is well known for his epic first album in the 90s on Windham Hill Records.  “The Long Road” features a title cut duet with the late folk icon Richie Havens. Eberhardt went on to produce 9 more albums on Shanachie and Red House Records to critical success as well as accumulating multiple song cuts by other notable artists like Richie Havens, Shawn Colvin, Buffy St. Marie, Erasure, Russ Taff and Cry Cry Cry (Dar Williams, Richard Shindell & Lucy Kaplansky). His latest project is “Shrew Songs” – written and performed in the 2012 Folger Theatre’s award-winning production of “The Taming of the Shrew”. He is also well known as a songwriting teacher, producer and arranger. “Eberhardt sings with passion and with wit…what makes his brand so rare is the self-assurance and poise he brings to his nearly flawless show.” —The New York Post

Louise Mosrie

7PM

Louise Mosrie got her start by taking top honors at the Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk Songwriting contest and then went on to win or place at several other festival competitions including Telluride Bluegrass, Rocky Mtn. Folks Fest and Falcon Ridge Folk Fest. Her album, “Home”, debuted at #1 on the Folk DJ charts in January 2010. Her latest album, ‘Lay It Down”, was arranged and produced by Cliff Eberhardt and landed on several “Best of” radio lists in 2014. She continues to tour widely as a solo artist and also with Eberhardt. “Louise Mosrie may well be the brightest young folk-oriented artist to emerge from Nashville in many a year.” – Rich Warren, WFMT-FM, The Midnight Special, Chicago

Genre: Bluegrass Jazz Classical Motown Rock Classic Rock Southern Rock Americana Acoustic Old-Time Folk Rock Indie Country Folk Jam Blues Reggae World Instrumental Funk Swing Country Western Singer Songwriter Gypsy Jazz Celtic Atl Country Gospel Pop Hip-Hop Honky Tonk R&B Soul Story Teller

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