Folk Music Lovers! Lia Nicine McCoo | Woodstock Wednesdays | Premieres Wednesday, February 3, 7pm/CST

Lia Nicine McCoo | Woodstock Wednesdays | Premieres Wednesday, February 3, 7pm/CST – for Folk Music Lovers Everywhere

The Woodstock Folk Festival is excited to bring high quality folk music to our community. Sing out loud as Lia Nicine McCoo kicks off Black History Month for Woodstock Wednesdays on February 3!

How can you show your gratitude to Lia? Make a donation to her via Want to hear more of Lia? She is scheduled to perform online for Two Way Street on February 5 at 8pm/CST.

Here’s your link to the video at 7pm/CST on February 3.

Visit our Video Gallery anytime after the show to enjoy again or share with others. While there, check out past performers’ shows like Spook Handy or John Flynn or even last year’s Festival.

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Featured Performers: Lia Nicine McCoo & Keryn Moriyah

For many years, cantorial soloist Lia Nicine McCoo led attendees of the Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Prayer Breakfast in song. In addition, she performed at many Woodstock Folk Festival concerts, led All-Sing Finales, and performed in the Children’s Area of the Festival.

“Lia is one of the few people I know who can captivate a room with her voice.” ~ Keith Johnson, Off Square Music

“Lia has always been a part of our FaithBridge Interfaith Prayer Breakfast for as long as I have been a member. She and Keryn have joined us to ‘send us off’ at each event with the song we have posted on our webpage: All Are Welcome Here.” ~ Paul Kalmes, FaithBridge Board Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast — Faithbridge (

“Moriyah & McCoo” have been a musical duet since 1984. Both Lia and Keryn are trained musicians, performer-songwriters, Period/Era history music performers (specialization in World Beat musical genres), and arrangers. They are worship ministers and produce original music and music videos.

Keryn Moriyah is creator and head producer of her studio, “MorPROStudio”, i.e., Moriyah Productions Studio.

How can you support these performers? For CD sales information and for “LIVE” or virtual performance inquiries, please contact Keryn Moriyah at MPS – Email: – Phone number: 1-(815)-575-8146. Or – order the following CDs on PayPal with your phone number and address included at

CDs for Sale include:

  • “Restless Wanderer, Moriyah” World Beat Original, Hebrew Gospel – $15
  • “Civil War Live” – Folk Songs of the 1860’s with Civil War Duet, Lia Nicine McCoo & Keryn Moriyah (AKA “Little Red Canoe”) – $12
  • “Nightingale Winter” Moriyah & McCoo – Songs celebrating the wintery festivals of LIGHT – $12

Black History Month Virtual FestivalFebruary 2021

ASALH, The Association for the Study of African American Life and History, announces 2021 Black History Theme, The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. For Black History Month Information, go to

ASALH will hold innovative virtual programming in the month of February celebrating the 2021 Black History Month Theme, The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. For schedules, times, and other updates, check

We know you will enjoy Lia and Keryn’s performance of folk music!

Love the Festival? Consider a Woodstock Folk Festival face mask, available at WARP CORPS & READ BETWEEN THE LYNES on the historic Woodstock Square. $18 for 3 layers of protection!

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