Maura Kennedy

Maura Kennedy

Maura Kennedy, a veteran East Coast singer-songwriter known for her angelic voice and straight-to-the-heart melodies is one-half of the Americana duo, The Kennedys. She has released more than a dozen albums in the past twenty years. Artists including Nanci Griffith and Southside Johnny have covered her songs. In 2015 she teamed up with widely …

August Watters

August Watters

August Watters is a multi-stylistic, improvising mandolinist, composer/arranger, and teacher in the Boston area. He has performed with some of the leading figures in today’s revival of this most elegant instrument, and the advancement of its musical traditions. His work as an interpreter, improviser, composer and arranger bridges contemporary classical …

Steven Prasinos

steven prasinos

Steven is a clinical psychologist and singer/songwriter.  As a psychologist, Steven has developed various psychiatric programs and run a successful psychotherapy practice for more than thirty years.  He has published articles on humorous children, styles of loving and spiritual aspects of psychotherapy.   He has given numerous talks on topics such …

Glen Roethel

Glen Roethel brings a fresh energy to the SummerSongs experience. He is the founder of the folk-rock harmony trio Gathering Time, and co-founder of AcousticMusicScene.com, a website which presents news and commentary for the Folk, Roots & Singer-Songwriter communities. He teaches guitar, songwriting, harmony, and performance at SummerSongs and is known for his creative, …

Pete Kennedy

Pete Kennedy. Photo: Stuart Berg

Pete Kennedy is best known as the guitar-intensive half of folk-rock duo The Kennedys, but his experience spans a wide cross-section of American music. He toured the US and Europe extensively with Nanci Griffith, and he played an important role in the making of her Grammy-winning CD, “Other Voices, Other Rooms,” …

Freebo

From bass player/band member with Bonnie Raitt for a decade to countless studio sessions and tours with artists ranging from John Mayall, CSN, Maria Muldaur and Ringo Starr, to T.V. appearances on “Saturday Night Live,” “Midnight Special,” and “Muppets Tonight,” as well as tuba performances with Dr. John and the …

Jud Caswell

jud caswell

Heralded by Sing Out! magazine as “one of the leading singer-songwriters on the current scene,” Jud Caswell has won eight nationally recognized songwriting contests, including the Dave Carter Memorial, Boston Folk Festival, and Kerrville New Folk contests. He has a degree in music from Dartmouth College, and his song “Blackberry …