Saturday Night in Marblehead will continue its concert series with a December 16 concert by Appalachian singer and songwriter Deborah Silverstein, accompanied by The Band of Erics. Doors open at 7:30 and the concert begins at 8PM. Admission in $15 at the door. Saturday Night in Marblehead is located at the Church of St. Andrew, 135 Lafayette Street, Route 114 near the Marblehead/Salem town line.
Deborah Silverstein has been a fixture on the Boston area acoustic music scene since the mid-70’s when she was a founding member of the New Harmony Sisterhood Band. Her passion for social justice and her deep Appalachian roots have informed her music throughout a long and distinguished career, having recorded on the Paredon, Flying Fish, and Smithsonian Folkways labels among others. She will joined on December 16 by her group The Band of Erics, veterans of many Bluegrass, Blues and Folk groups.
Eric Kilburn performed extensively around the eastern US as a singer-songwriter in the 1980’s before starting Wellspring Sound in Acton, MA, where he has engineered over 500 albums. Eric picked up the mandolin and dobro in the late 90’s and has worked in various bluegrass, roots, swing, and rockabilly bands ever since.
Eric Levenson has played bass in bluegrass and roots music ensembles for over 40 years, touring across the United States, Canada, and many European countries. He also works as a theatrical set and lighting designer. Eric was the co-producer, photographer, and bass player on Deborah’s Around the Next Bend recording project.
Eric Wells is a veteran of the classic rock and blues-rock club scene and played with the renowned bands: Zachariah, Boston Rockabilly Music Conspiracy, and TH & the Wreckage. Venturing out on the singer-songwriter circuit with Deborah offers Eric a great opportunity to return to and expand on his acoustic country-based sensitivity and talent.