Join us for the summer edition of the popular Schoolhouse Songwriter Series! Sponsored by the Metuchen Arts Council in partnership with the Borough Improvement League, which runs the historic one-room Old Franklin Schoolhouse! $10 at the door ($5 kids under 12).
Local singer-songwriter Sharon Goldman has invited three amazingly talented performers to join her for an intimate, in-the-round, cafe-style evening. Two are returning for the second time!
Born and raised in NYC, PAUL SACHS writes lyrical and gritty songs. Bob Dylan, Tom Waits and Springsteen are the songwriters that influenced him, and pushed him into the folk music circles of the city. In 2013 he won the prestigious New Folk Songwriter’s contest at the Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas.
Durham, North Carolina's JON SHAIN is a veteran singer-songwriter who's been turning heads for years with his words, his fiery acoustic guitar work, and his evolved musical style — combining improvised piedmont blues with bluegrass, swing, and ragtime. Shain’s latest disc, a duet album with Joe Newberry, Crow the Dawn, was released in January, 2016.
Brooklyn-based CAROLANN SOLEBELLO is a performing songwriter born and bred in New York City. Best known to folk audiences as a founding member of Americana trio Red Molly, she now tours both as a solo act and with modern folk quartet No Fuss and Feathers. Carolann has released four solo CDs and has won songwriting awards at Susquehanna Music and Arts Festival (MD), Solarfest (VT), and Musicians on a Mission (NJ).