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Richie Furay and Brewer & Shipley at SOPAC

Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta

SAM_6940Tom Shipley, me and Michael Brewer

Last night my husband and I went to a fabulous double bill at SOPAC (South Orange Performing Arts Center) in South Orange, New Jersey. We had eight row center for Shipley & Brewer and Richie Furay.

Prior to last night, all I knew of Shipley & Brewer was their hit “One Toke Over the Line” on an AM Gold 1970s compilation. But, boy was I blown away. Almost two hours of melodic acoustic tunes and story telling from the American folk rock duo.

Check out more awesome tunes by Brewer and Shipley on their website: http://brewerandshipley.com/

Next up was The Richie Furay Band. Richie Furay is an American songwriter and a founding member of Buffalo Springfield and Poco; and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member. His band had me hooked from the get go with high energy, catchy tunes and a few love…

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