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An evening of art and music at Island Music Guild with Anja Claire and Sweet Root

Anja Claire and Sweet Root will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at Island Music Guild. The musicians will offer woven vocal harmonies and melodious original arrangements. - Photo courtesy of Georgia Browne
Anja Claire and Sweet Root will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at Island Music Guild. The musicians will offer woven vocal harmonies and melodious original arrangements.
— image credit: Photo courtesy of Georgia Browne

In honor of the Autumnal Equinox and International Day of Peace, Island Music Guild welcomes Anja Claire and Sweet Root, with Andrew Lovejoy and Katherine Rose Lewis.

All are welcome to an intimate evening of life-affirming music, art and fellowship on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Island Music Guild.

The evening begins with an artist’s reception for Lewis at 6 p.m. A thoughtful set by Lovejoy and his mandolin will start the concert at

7:30 p.m., followed by Anja Claire and Sweet Root.

Claire and Sweet Root will offer woven vocal harmonies and melodious arrangements of originals from Claire’s recent CD “From Moonlight to Marrow” and lively reinvented covers.

The group features Claire (of Chele’s Kitchen and DiamondHeart) on cello and guitar, Tom McDonald (of Chele’s Kitchen and DiamondHeart) on resonator guitar and banjo, Ashlee Redfern (of Italian Inspirations) on violin, Georgia Browne (of Bella, Chele’s Kitchen and Brownesville Hwy) on upright bass and Jon Crane (of Sound Flow and Crane Drums) on tabla.

Tickets are $10 advance at www.brownpapertickets.com or $12 at the door.

Refreshments, wine and beer and coffee will be available for purchase through the Island Music Guild.

Island Music Guild is at 10598 NE Valley Road.

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