Archives for April 2013

R.I.P. Richie Havens

R.I.P. Richie Havens

The African-American folk-singer came to fame with his iconic performance of  Freedom – riffing on the song “Motherless Child” at Woodstock (in part because he had been playing for more than two hours to fill in and had run out of songs!). Speaking to WBUR’s Tom Ashcroft in 2005, Richie said I have been inspired […]

“They picked the wrong city”

  Whoever planted the bombs picked the wrong city if they were trying to kill a lot of people, said Dr. Ron Medzon, one of the ER doctors at Boston Medical Center responsible for saving many lives on Monday.  From the nurses and doctors who were tending blisters and dehydration before their first aid station […]

New Summer Concerts added!

Celia will be performing in Sam Adams Park in Boston’s historic Faneuil Hall as part of the Concerts on the Arcade summer series sponsored by Boston City Hall.  The concert is free and will be held on Friday August 9 4-6 pm.  Jane Potter on Piano, Thomas Hebb on Bass and drummer TBA. Celia will […]

Celia to host Open Mic series at Somerville Armory

Celia will be hosting a New Open Mic series at the Somerville Armory, with accompanist Bill Duffy.  The Open Mic is for vocalists in all styles: jazz, pop, musical theater, singer-songwriter, etc.  Feel free to bring your own instrument, as well.  The first session will be Tuesday, May 14, with subsequent sessions to be on […]