Emmy nominated singer/songwriter ellen cherry (lowercase letters intentional!) is a full-time touring and working performer based in Baltimore, MD. In 2016, ellen presents a new touring project called Portraits in Song that marries her love of storytelling and her passion for history through songs and portraits of interesting women in history. This year, she is releasing three new recorded works (Portraits, The Thread, and Anthrawfony) as a follow up to the very intimate, piano-based album entitled Please Don’t Sell the Piano (2012). ellen was a Strathmore Artist-in-Residence and co-produced Mobtown Moon, a re-imagining of “Dark Side of the Moon” (2013) that featured over 50 musicians from Baltimore. In 2010, she wrote, recorded and performed a song for an Emmy nominated TV campaign and also composed the score for a shadow puppet piece entitled “Alonzo’s Lullaby”, which has been awarded the prestigious UNIMA Citation of Excellence and jump started years of continuing work with puppeteers. ellen tours nationally and internationally, charming audiences from house concerts to festivals!
… captivating contradictions… she recalls a young Suzanne Vega. Ignore her at your own peril.” –George Parsons, Dream Magazine #8
…a cross between Cowboy Junkies and Liz Phair.”–Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, Pop Music Critic, Baltimore Sun
Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Time: 7:00PM – 8:00PM
Admission: No tickets are required and admission is free!