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WXPN Welcomes Holly Near with Tammy Hall & Jan Martinelli

Sunday, May 5, 2024

Show | 2:00PM // Doors | 1:30PM

$33 to $45

Type: Concerts

After 50 years of bold work, Holly Near is still one of the most consistent and well-informed voices for change. Her work is loving, challenging, funny, thought provoking, and remains rooted in the global community. As an outspoken singer and ambassador for peace, Holly brings a unique integration of world consciousness and self-evaluation, always growing and sharing experience humbly and boldly.

Holly discovered her unique and recognizable voice at an early age, learning to sign along with recordings of some of the world’s great singers. After graduating high school, Holly attended UCLA but within a few months, she was spotted by agents and drawn into the world of film and television. She did guest spots on The Partridge Family, Room 222, and All in the Family, and played supporting roles in films like John Cassavetes’ Minnie and Moskowitz and George Roy Hill’s Slaughterhouse-Five. She moved to New York and performed for a short run in Hair on Broadway but soon turned to singing full time, as a soloist as well as sharing the stage with her sisters. Throughout her career she has enjoyed collaborations with such artists as Mercedes Sosa, Ronnie Gilbert, Inti Illimani, Emma’s Revolution, and her long-time songwriting partner, the late Jeff Langley.

Holly is known for the anthemic quality ofher songs. She takes up the challenge of turning big concepts into small, personal stories. In response to the slaughter of students at Kent State, she wrote "It Could Have Been Me." Following the assassinations of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk in San Francisco, she penned "Singing For Our Lives," which has become an anthem for the LGBTQ community and appears in the Unitarian Church hymnal. A recipient of dozens of awards from organizations such as the ACLU and the National Organization of Women, Holly was one of Ms Magazine’s Women of the Year recipients and has been nominated for Grammys as well as the Legends of Women’s Music Award.

Joining Holly will be Tammy Hall on piano and Jan Martinelli on bass.

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