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Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen-2008 tour

13 Jan 08 - 10:29 PM (#2235842)
Subject: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
From: mrmoe

I had the pleasure of seeing Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen in Amherst, Massachusetts time you get a chance to see them, I highly recommend it!

13 Jan 08 - 11:34 PM (#2235866)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
From: open mike

Here is there web site

I believe they are on tour right now..
highly are their appearances..

Steve Gillette wrote a song I love:
Darcy Farrow, which he penned together with Tom Campbell.
Cindy has a c.d. filled with songs about cats..
both are very creative and often collaborate
with Tom Paxton and Anne Hills.

Don't miss them!


13 Jan 08 - 11:47 PM (#2235872)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
From: topical tom

A wonderful duo with magical harmonies. I have had the honour of seeing them perform live several times and each set was marvellous. Not to be missed.

14 Jan 08 - 12:05 AM (#2235878)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
From: Phil Cooper

I'd agree with all the above sentiments. Great performers.

14 Jan 08 - 12:47 PM (#2236229)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
From: Art Thieme

I corroborate!! They're old and good friends whose music I really love. Besides great voices, Steve is an amazing guitar player---detailed, complex, melodic, producing perfect backup for their incandescent repertory. Both write great songs, and Cindy's renditions of traditional story ballads allow you to hear all the words and easily follow the tales being told therein.

It's easy to say nice things about these good folks!!!

Art Thieme

14 Jan 08 - 01:16 PM (#2236252)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
From: john f weldon

Truly true.

14 Jan 08 - 03:32 PM (#2236348)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
From: Francy

We've had them 4 times in the last 9 years and each time was great////I have the privilege of opening for them and that's my perk for having these concerts in Toledo, Oregon....Two absolutely wonderful performers as well as wonderful people.....Frank of Toledo

14 Jan 08 - 08:05 PM (#2236553)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
From: GUEST,Pamela in Ithaca

They make it to central NY at *Least* once a year,
and it's always a treat. They'll be coming back here
to perform on the Bound for Glory live radio show
Sunday night, Feb 3rd. You can check it out, real time,
on line at Live sets are at 8:30, 9:30, and 10:30.
Shows aren't archived, so you'll have to catch them live.
Live on internet - what a wonderful world.

14 Jan 08 - 08:27 PM (#2236568)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
From: open mike

prevous S.G. and C.M. thread

14 Jan 08 - 08:43 PM (#2236588)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
From: bbc

Great--musically & personally!


14 Jan 08 - 10:12 PM (#2236638)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
From: wysiwyg

Got all the chops, too.


14 Jan 08 - 10:53 PM (#2236656)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
From: frogprince

Just saw them again a few weeks ago, for about the fifth time; sweet people who make sweet music. their performance of "Tide and the River Rising" (Take up your oars and row) absolutely blisses me out.

15 Jan 08 - 03:09 PM (#2237167)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
From: Art Thieme

How about "The Isobel" ---about the boat and it's name, and on several levels. Cindy wrote that one I'm pretty sure.

16 Jan 08 - 06:47 PM (#2238038)
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17 Jan 08 - 02:18 PM (#2238625)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
From: Dahlin/Fla

I saw Steve and Cindy last night at the Church on the Square here in the Villages Fla. As usual they gave a great performance and served folk music very well.
The Church on the Square is a great venue great acoustics and good audiences. Any performers venturing down Central Florida way and would like to check on possibilities of performing there should contact :

    The Villages Entertainment Office
      1100 Main St
    The Villages Florida 32162

12 Feb 08 - 11:36 PM (#2261093)
Subject: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen tour
From: open mike

California Tour 2008

Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen California Tour 2008

Fri         2/22        Fiddling Cricket, Santa Clara            831-475-4398
Sat         2/23        Studio E, Sebastopol                    707-542-7143
Sun        2/24        Freigh & Salvage, Berkeley            510-548-1761
Fri`        2/29        Unity Church, Auburn                    530-888-6489
Sat        3/1        Backroads House Concert, Felton            831-335-1310
Sun        3/2        Song Tree Concerts, Goleta (3:30 pm) 805-403-2639
Fri        3/7        Boulevard music, Los Angeles            310-398-2583
Sat        3/8        Cal Tech, Pasadena                    888-222-5832
Sun         3/9        Noble House Concert, Van Nuys            818-780-5979
Fri        3/14        Chalice UU Congregation, Escondido   760-737-0393
Sat        3/15        The Living Tradition, Anaheim            949-646-1964
Tue        3/18        Songwriting Workshop, Crestline            909-338-4957
Wed        3/19        House Concert, Crestline             909-338-4957
Fri        3/21        Grange Hall Concert, Aromas            831-726-2322
S/S        3/22-23        4th Ann. Songwriting Wkshp, Big Sur 802-442-6846
Fri        3/28        Wagman House Concert, Davis            530-753-3472
Sat        3/29        Oaksong Society, Redding            530-223-2040

see for other concert dates in:
...these folks are all over the compass!

10 May 08 - 12:26 PM (#2337179)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen-2008 tour
From: CupOfTea

The only negative thing I see on this thread about Steve & Cindy is that Cleveland doesn't appear on the list, dagnabbit.

These are the kind of people who embody for me, all the the best aspects folk music.

Cindy's voice and way of phrasing a song sounds as seamless as if she were talking to you, her sound is beautiful while never getting in the way of a song. They're both such grand musicians. I've known of Cindy longer than Steve, and always loved her blend of the very old songs and choice newer compositions. Steve's gentle strength in his writing is a joy.

It's difficult to think of these folks aside from their music, so I'd say above and beyond the music, they're just wonderful human beings. I've enjoyed every second of their company the many times and several locations I've been lucky enough to share. If you've never seen them perform, go. Just go. Your soul will be enriched.

Joanne in Cleveland

10 May 08 - 01:25 PM (#2337215)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen-2008 tour
From: open mike

more dates..spring, summer, fall 2008.

Fri Apr 25 Finch Mountain House Concert
Babylon, NY (631) 661-1278

Sun May 4 Woods Hole Folk Society
Woods Hole, MA (508) 540-0320

Thu May 8 Godfrey Daniels Herdman, Hills, Mangsen
Bethlehem, PA (610) 867-2390

Fri May 9 The Folk Factory Herdman, Hills, Mangsen
Mount Airy, PA (215) 848-6246

Sat May 10 8th Step at Proctor's Herdman, Hills, Mangsen
Schenectady, NY (518) 434-1703

Sun May 11 Sanctuary Concerts Sunday Night Music Club
Herdman, Hills, Mangsen Watchung NJ (973) 376-4946

Mon May 12 Institute of Musical Traditions Herdman, Hills, Mangsen
Rockville, MD (301) 754-3611

May 22-June 8 Kerrville Folk Festival Kerrville, TX (830) 257-3600
(Steve conducts a daily song critique circle. See also next listing)

Mon June 2 Threadgill Concert with Steve Gillette, T.R. Ritchie,
David Amram Kerrville Folk Festival, Kerrville, TX (830) 257-3600

Sat., June 7 Longwood Gardens Kennett Square, PA (
610) 388-1000 Cindy Mangsen and Anne Hills in concert

Sat July 12 Canajoharie Concert Series
Canajoharie, NY (518) 673-2314

Sun-Sat July 13-19 SAMW Music Camp
Moultonborough, NH (617) 287-6901 (Steve will be teaching songwriting)

Sat-Fri Aug 2-8 Summersongs Ashokan, NY (845) 750-6871

Sun-Mon Aug 31-Sept 1 Fox Valley Folk Festival
Geneva, IL (630) 897-3655

Sat-Sun Sept 6-7 Turtle Hill Festival
Honeoye Falls, NY (Herdman Hills Mangsen & Steve) (585) 229-4963

Thurs Sept 11 The Cook Shack Union Grove, NC (704) 528-5060

Fri Sept 12 Charlotte Folk Society Charlotte, NC (704) 372-3655

Sat Sept 13 Studio on Main
Highlands, NC (828) 342-9197

Sun Sept 14 Mountain Spirit Coffeehouse Asheville, NC (828) 299-4171

Sat Sept 20 Songwriting Workshop & House Concert
Salem, VA (540) 384-7770

Sun Sept 21 The Oaks House Concert
Staunton, VA (540) 886-8391

Fri Oct 10 Aspen Community Church Aspen, CO (2 PM) (831) 373-7780
Tickets, $15. Please send a SASE to J. H. Therrien, 12 Dunecrest Ave. Monterey, CA 93940

Thu Oct 16 Hormel Nature Center Austin, MN (507) 437-7519

Fri Oct 17 Bluffview House Concert LaCrosse, WI (608) 526-9051

Sat Oct 18 New Folk Collective St. Paul, MN (651) 293-9021

Sat Oct 25 Roaring Brook Nature Center Canton, CT (860) 693-0263

Sat Nov 1 South Shore Folk Club Kingston, MA (781) 871-1052

Sat Nov 8 Helping Hands Concerts
Schoharie, NY (518) 827-4953 or (518) 295-8931

Sat Dec 13 Circle of Friends Coffeehouse
Franklin, MA (Herdman Hills Mangsen) (508) 528-2541

28 Nov 09 - 09:17 AM (#2775512)
Subject: RE: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen-2008 tour
From: wysiwyg


From Cindy via email email:


Big news! Steve Gillette, Cindy Mangsen, and Jack Williams will be
cruising again next summer! Our last big venture was a journey to
Alaska back in 2004, and we've been looking forward joining forces
again. Our fearless tour organizer is once again Lynette Miller of
Traveling Troubadour.

We'll be sailing on the Holland America ship Maasdam, leaving Boston
on July 3rd and arriving in Montreal on July 10th. Stops along the
way are St. John (New Brunswick), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Sydney (Nova
Scotia), Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island), and Quebec City.   As
on our Alaska trip, the three of us will give two concerts on board
ship, solely for our own tour group. We'll also have a couple of
receptions, and plenty of time for some relaxed song sessions, maybe
even a workshop if there's interest.