Join us on Saturday, September 12, 2015
Show starts at 7:30 PM, doors open at 7:00 PM
Cost: $18 Adults at the door, $10 Students with ID,
children under 12 free, Public Assistance FREE
- Season Pass -
One Pass for 9 concert dates
just $130 ($32 savings)
with Miles Wide
Honor Finnegan is the Susan Boyle of quirky indie folk, only hotter. Her songs are humorous then heartbreaking with melodies that soar. Based in New York City, she has been making a splash in the northeastern regional folk scene with her original songs and ukulele playing. Combining elements of musical theatre, comedy, traditional folk, and poetry, Honor is cooler than the other side of the pillow.
Honor Finnegan was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago and learned to appreciate a variety of people and music living in a mostly African American neighborhood and sitting in the back seat of her single mother's car listening to the radio for long periods of time. When Honor was 11 her dream of being an actress came true when she was cast in the 1st National Tour of "Annie".
Honor eventually outgrew the Annie thing and went back to Chicago, spending her early adult life studying Improv with Del Close who created "Honor Finnegan vs. the Brain of the Galaxy" to try and help the poor waif get somewhere in life.
In 1991 Honor moved to Ireland. While living in Ireland, Honor sang with jazz bands, blues bands, big bands and traditional Irish bands including DeDannan for about a day. She released a cassette, "Learning to Fly", in 1996 and was a finalist in the Paddy Music Expo in Limerick. Her song "Better Love Water" was sung on the Gay Byrne Radio Hour twice with the all-female a Capella group, "The Cappuccinos". Honor moved to New York in 1998.
Honor is a regular attendee at the late great Jack Hardy's songwriter's exchange, which has nurtured the talents of Suzanne Vega, and Shawn Colvin to name but a few. She is also a proud member of Tribes Hill, a folk music collective based in the Hudson Valley. She was a finalist in the 2011 Connecticut Folk Festival Songwriting Competition, and she has shared the stage with Buskin & Batteau, Sloan Wainwright, and David Massengill.
Miles Wide is an independent singer-songwriter from Rochester, NY who has appeared at dozens of venues in over 20 cities from coast to coast. With recent performances at notable venues such as New York's Rockwood Music Hall and San Diego's Lestat's West, frontman Kyle Donovan has just finished a national tour, where he received critical acclaim for his "raw, velvety vocal range." As an independent, "do-it-yourself" artist, Donovan books and promotes all of his own shows, designs his logos and website, and records and engineers his own albums. He has also appeared live in-studio on radio stations nationwide, including WRUR 88.5 FM, WBZA 98.9 FM, WBER 90.5 FM, KACV 89.9 FM, and 880 AM The Revolution. He is proud to return to Cafe Veritas again this season. Click Miles Wide to be transported to the website.