Songwriter’s Circle: Joel Rafael and Jude Johnstone at The Loft – 6/21

June 21, 2019


Critically-acclaimed singer songwriters Joel Rafael and Jude Johnstone have announced a June 21 show at City Winery Loft in New York City. The trio will perform a Songwriters Circle (in the round).  Doors are set to open at 6:30 for the 7:30 performance

Set to release his new album Rose Avenue on the day of the show, Joel Rafael has been writing and performing since 1974. His ten album discography includes a two disc Woody Guthrie collection with five Guthrie/Rafael co-writes, and as a solo performer and with his band he has opened shows and shared stages with Arlo Guthrie, Bonnie Raitt, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Dar Williams, Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne, Joan Baez, John Lee Hooker, John Trudell, Kris Kristofferson, Laura Nyro, Odetta, Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, and Taj Mahal.

American singer-songwriter Jude Johnstone whose songs have been covered by Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Bette Midler, Johnny Cash, Stevie Nicks, Trisha Yearwood and others. Johnstone wrote the #1 song “The Woman Before Me” on Yearwood’s debut CD and wrote the title track for Johnny Cash’s American II: Unchained, which won the Country Album of the Year Grammy in 1997. She has released seven solo records and currently resides in Nashville.

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