Moonlight and Morning Star perform at the youth-run TreeCat Café on Friday, March 25, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the Treehouse Community at Easthampton Meadows, 1 Treehouse Circle Easthampton, MA. They will be accompanied by pianist, Ben Kohn.
Moonlight and Morning Star, have been singing together for over 20 years. A Moonlight and Morning Star concert takes audiences into a world of diverse music, with unique interpretations of jazz standards, beloved R&B classics, Gospel, Jewish soul and their original songs and spoken word collaborations. Moonlight, known for his blues and Gospel interpretations, is a master of vocal expression and harmonic blend. The combination of his resonant voice with Morning Star’s lilting tone, has delighted audiences at concert halls, house concerts, festivals, coffee houses, universities, schools, houses of worship.
Moonlight has performed in the Shea Theater’s production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” and the Majestic Theater’s, “The Buddy Holly Story”. He has sung with the Windham Symphony Orchestra, directed by Hugh Keelan.
Morning Star has directed Wings! women’s chorus in Amherst, Ma. for 10 years and the Wendell Community Chorus for 5 years, creating music with singers and non-singers alike; bringing music to elders, children, local events and more.
The TreeCat Café is a new monthly cafe and performance venue run by youth of the Treehouse Community, a unique inter-generational community designed to support families who are fostering and adopting children from the foster care system. The TreeCat Café provides high school and college-aged youth at Treehouse with work experience and training in business skills. Youth take on and manage every aspect of the Café: marketing, accounting, fundraising, cooking, and hosting. Local business owners and elders of the Treehouse Community offer their expertise and mentor youth in entrepreneurial skills.
Admission is a suggested donation of $20 for general public and $5 for Treehouse community members. Donations will help to fund the TreeCat Café and other youth programs at Treehouse. Food will be served. Reservation is required. Table seating is limited.