On Thursday, February 4th at 6:30 p.m., Patrick Beaver Memorial Library will feature musician and previous Hickory resident Caroline Doctorow for a program through song. Doctorow will focus on folk music of the early 1960’s, concentrating on the work of performers such as Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Tom Paxton, Donovan, Richard and Mimi Fariña, and others.
Doctorow will also present some of her original compositions, discuss the songwriting process, and discuss what it was like growing up with her famous father world renowned author E.L. Doctorow. This enjoyable program through song will provide audience members of all ages a unique perspective of this significant period in our country’s musical history.
Caroline Doctorow has established herself as a leading force on the folk music scene. She has released nine folk/Americana albums and is widely admired for her velveteen voice. Doctorow has performed in many venues including The Guthrie Center, a folk mecca in Great Barrington, MA. She can be heard on the PBS special Freedom – The History of Us, narrated by Katie Couric. Doctorow tours the east coast with her band and hosts the WPKN folk radio show Songtrails.
The Folk Music Concert at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library is free and open to the public. Patrick Beaver Memorial Library is located at 375 3rd Street NE on the SALT Block.