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Debra Cowan comes to Bayonne, NJ

02 May 06 - 09:56 AM (#1732037)
Subject: Debra Cowan comes to Bayonne, NJ
From: ejsant

Wooden Steeple proudly presents Debra Cowan in concert.

Join us for an evening of traditional and contemporary folk songs from England, Scotland, Ireland, and North America.

When: May 25, 2006 at 8:00 PM

Where: First Federated Church - 763 Avenue C (corner of Avenue C and 33rd Street) - Bayonne, NJ 07002

Why: A great evening's entertainment and to raise monies to restore this beautiful and historically significant building.

Cost: $5.00 at the door - Children under 12 free.

For more information call (201) 424-6141 or email

From Debra's website:

"Debra has been singing all of her life. Her first public performance was in the sixth grade when she and a friend sang "Blowin' the Wind" in two-part harmony accompanied by their guitars. But it was in the early 70's, when a chance hearing of the British Folk Rock band Steeleye Span singing "King Henry" would change everything. For Debra, that resonant medieval sound echoed deep within her and she was driven to find more of the same. Her small weekly allowance, intended for school lunches was often spent buying record albums of other British folk rock groups such as Fairport Convention, Pentangle and Jethro Tull. A few years later in her university's library, she encountered the 10 volumes of Francis James Child's "English and Scottish Ballads". When Debra joined the Chico, California-based quartet, Tar'd & Feather'd in 1989, she was introduced to the singing of Peter Bellamy, Lou Killen, Roberts and Barrand, The Copper Family and many others. Debra's wondrous journey into the depths of traditional song had begun.
The power that is contained in Debra Cowan's singing can silence even the noisiest room and can command the attention of even the most disinterested listener. Her love and passion for singing and her respect for a well-crafted song is felt by anyone who is in her presence the minute the first notes resound. Whether it be tears of laughter or crying, feeling the song is what Debra Cowan is all about. Yes, Debra seems to have a song for every occasion - and it is always the occasion for a song.

"What makes Debra good is not her superb voice, nor her skillful guitar playing, nor her varied repertoire, nor her extensive knowledge of her music, it is, plain and simple, the fact that she loves singing, and her passion for her music is there in every note she utters." - Nigel Schofield, Producer, Free Reed Records, UK"

To hear samples of Debra's music click here.

This promises to be another concert not to be missed!!!!!

02 May 06 - 10:15 AM (#1732052)
Subject: RE: Debra Cowan comes to Bayonne, NJ
From: Maryrrf

And get ready, mudcatters in Richmond, Virginia. She'll be here on May 20th. Here's the link to get tickets .

02 May 06 - 11:27 AM (#1732117)
Subject: RE: Debra Cowan comes to Bayonne, NJ

Don't miss this lady in concert. She has a beautiful and powerful voice, and a personality to match. Pick up her CDs. You will not be disappointed.

02 May 06 - 11:50 AM (#1732142)
Subject: RE: Debra Cowan comes to Bayonne, NJ
From: WFDU - Ron Olesko

Debra is an outstanding perfomer!   Don't miss this!! Everyone in the tri-state area should be there!   Bayonne is easy to get to and a nice place to visit! It will be a great evening.

02 May 06 - 02:24 PM (#1732253)
Subject: RE: Debra Cowan comes to Bayonne, NJ
From: DebC

The concert in Bayonne is great cause. I love old historical buildings and I am glad to be a part of this restoration effort.

Speaking of good causes, I'll also be involved in two concerts in October, one in Alcola, VA and the other in Harrisonburg, VA. These will be held to benefit Project Warmth
Details can be found on my website (link above) and at Falling Mountain Music in the coming weeks as details are finalised.

Thanks to all for the kind words.


04 May 06 - 02:30 PM (#1733156)
Subject: RE: Debra Cowan comes to Bayonne, NJ
From: ejsant

Greetings Deb,

Firstly let me thank you again for coming our way to perform and thus helping our project here in Bayonne. I'm not sure I will ever find the words that could convey the depth of my gratitude. Secondly, I've emailed the folks at Project Warmth. I am hopeful we can host an event for the cause. Thank you for making me aware of the project.


12 May 06 - 08:50 AM (#1738935)
Subject: RE: Debra Cowan comes to Bayonne, NJ
From: ejsant


18 May 06 - 08:48 AM (#1743056)
Subject: RE: Debra Cowan comes to Bayonne, NJ
From: ejsant

Greetings All,

An important concert update:

Two tickets for the Comcast's 18th Annual Appel Farm Arts & Music Festival have been graciously donated to the cause. These tickets will be raffled off the night of Debra's performance. This years festival is being held on Saturday, June 3rd and features an exciting line-up of performers.

For more information click here!

Don't miss this show, and be sure to tell your friends, as this promises to be a great night of song and benevolence!


24 May 06 - 04:08 PM (#1746784)
Subject: RE: Debra Cowan comes to Bayonne, NJ
From: ejsant


Last time I promise!