Sunday, May 12, 2019

Imagine an evening out, surrounded by friends and fellow music lovers, sharing good conversation, and a passion for music in a smoke-free environment.
 
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House Concerts Unlimited is pleased to announce, 

 Gretchen Peters in Concert!  Ken Pomeroy opening


House Concerts Unlimited 

 

When: Friday, May 24th
Where:  The Stone Church 4225 W. 5th St. Tulsa, 74127
Time:  Doors open 7pm and show starts 7:30pm
Suggested Donation: $20 at the door and DOS and $18 in advance and through paypal.  Click button below to make donation through paypal.
RSVP required, as seating is limited.  Your paypal donation will serve as your RSVP.  If you plan to pay at the door, please RSVP to scottaypoet@gmail.com
Food:  We will provide some finger food and beverages for this event, but any food contribution from you would be much appreciated.    Also, feel free to BYOB

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Gretchen Peters "On A Bus To St. Cloud"

PRESS:

“…songs that manage, with deft use of language, to cram a whole epic into three minutes. It’s astonishingly good writing.” – Pop Matters

“Peters’ ability to give voice to believable characters is unbeatable.” – The Mirror (UK)

“Stunning” – Rolling Stone Country “

…an album of incredible humanity and depth.” – No Depression

“Peters faces down her fears with strength and eloquence.” – USA Today

“50 minutes of exquisite-sounding emotional devastation, depression, murder and heartbreak” – The Tennessean

“Today’s most vivid, detailed songwriter. She is uncanny at transforming simple thoughts or images into song.” – Glide Magazine

“The natural successor to Lucinda Williams. – Uncut “Stunning

… Each song drips with vivid details, which her voice brings to life.” – John Platt, WFUV, New York City

"Lean and poetic, unafraid to tackle the deep, poignant stuff, yet strongly melodic too... affecting, beautifully measured, very grown-up."– Q Magazine

Has mastered (the craft) so completely, she can do anything she likes. – London Times

Expertly and sincerely free of cliches or false romantic notions about any subject it addresses, its large spiritual truths are revealed in the only way they matter: small, intimate experiences. -Thom Jurek, – AllMusic.com

The music has the sweet ache of 1970s Tom Waits while the lyrics pack an extraordinary amount of story-telling into five minutes. – Financial Times (UK)

“Peters' choir-girl voice has a seductive hint of late nights and cigarettes.” – Time Magazine

"If Peters never delivers another tune as achingly beautiful as "On a Bus to St. Cloud,"... she has already earned herself a spot among country's upper echelon of contemporary composers.” – People Magazine “

...Peters' songs about emotional thirsts that never get quenched have a quiet power all their own…" – Entertainment Weekly

This is not jukebox music - the stuff that exists to fill in the pauses in conversation. This IS the conversation. – Associated Press

Woody Guthrie's "Plane Wreck at Los Gatos" by Ken Pomeroy

Ken Pomeroy Bio:

Ken is a 16 year old singer/songwriter with a Folk Americana sound. Transcending her age, Ken has a unique vocal quality that blends smoothly with her heartfelt lyrics.  Ken began singing, writing songs, and playing the Baritone ukulele at age 9.  She quickly learned to play the Concert and Soprano Ukulele, and at age 10 began playing guitar. In 2018 Ken opened for the legendary Wanda Jackson at the Oklahoma Rodeo Centennial Opry. Just recently in 2018, Ken won the 1st Annual Jimmy LaFave Songwriting Contest in Stillwater, Oklahoma at Willie's Saloon. She shared the stage with Stoney LaRue and Bo Phillips at the Bob Childers Gypsy Cafe Event benefiting the Red Dirt Relief Fund in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Every year she is a regular at the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival playing Lou’s Rocky Road Tavern stage, and  The Hen House at the festival.  Fans can also catch Ken playing numerous venues around Oklahoma City and Norman on a regular basis.  Sundays is a favorite to catch Ken and many other talented songwriters at JJ's Alley downtown OKC.  She has played the Grand Stage at the Riverwind Casino, and she is also a regular at the Oklahoma Rodeo Opry.  In January of 2018 she played the first Mile 0 Fest music festival in Key West, Florida and she will be returning to the Fest in January of 2019. Ken was also featured on The Oklahoma Room 2018 compilation CD and attended Folk Alliance International in February of 2018. You can purchase that CD or download the music on the album produced by Horton Records. Available on Bandcamp. In 2016, Ken received the Rising Star award from the Songwriters Association of Norman, and has attended the Rock & Roll Camp for Girls since it's inception in 2015.  Ken released her debut EP “Minutes to Hours” in 2017.  Ken has just completed her 2nd album "HALLWAYS".  Ken's musical influences include such local talent as Kyle Reid, Carter Sampson and John Calvin Abney.  She is also influenced by the music of John Moreland and by classic artists like John Denver & James Taylor.