Melanie Safka headlines a documentary style concert taking theater patrons on a time traveling journey through 240 years of the American West, decade by decade in the music of every era from ragtime to rock.
Woodstock Legend, “Melanie”, (Brand New Key), to headline “Romancing the West Legacy Tour” in April, in her first West Coast Tour in Years.
Melanie Safka headlines, “Romancing the West”, an epic documentary style concert taking theater patrons on a time traveling journey through 240 years of the American West, decade by decade in the music of every era from ragtime to rock. Melanie will join an array of artists,performing songs from the original score and her hits “Candles in the Rain” and “ Brand New Key”. Also featured are,American Pop/rock duo Gypsy Soul(winners of multiple artist and songwriting awards), Native American Educator of the Year Jacque Nunez, Sons of the Oregon Trail featuring“The Drifter Poet” Butch Martin and SkipBessonette legendary jazz pianist PattiMoran McCoy who played with Duke Ellington on Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Martin Gerschwitz of Iron Butterfly, Chuck Girard of Lovesong (pioneer of the Jesus movement), fusion rock guitarist/composer Byron Fry, multi-instrumentalist/songwriter John Elliott (music heard on Grays Anatomy), Nick Garrett Powell of The Fret Drifters, GRAMMY nominated singer/songwriter Pam Mark Hall and writer and producer of “Romancing the West”, singer/songwriter Christina Duane.