Ordinary Elephant | Woodstock Folk Festival | Premieres March 10, 7pm/CST | Woodstock Wednesdays

Ordinary Elephant, International Folk Music Awards 2017 Artist of the Year, delights with music and poetry.

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Featured Performers: Ordinary Elephant

The collaboration of husband and wife Pete and Crystal Damore, their connection, and their influences (such as Gillian Welch, Guy Clark, Anais Mitchell) all meet on stage. ~ Photo by Bobby Villarreal

The collaboration of husband and wife Pete and Crystal Damore, their connection, and their influences (such as Gillian Welch, Guy Clark, Anais Mitchell) all meet on stage.

International Folk Music Awards 2017 Artist of the Year Ordinary Elephant captivates audiences with their emotionally powerful and vulnerable songs. Their music lets the listener know that they are not alone in this world.

The collaboration of husband and wife Pete and Crystal Damore, their connection, and their influences (Gillian Welch, Guy Clark, Anais Mitchell) all meet on stage. “Two become one, in song. Hand-in-glove harmonies surprise the listener with focused intensity and musical mastery,” says Mary Gauthier. The Associated Press calls their latest album, Honest, “one of the best Americana albums of the year.”

What others are saying

“There is nothing at all ordinary with this elephant. They are smack dab in the tradition that I have always loved but have both (all four?) feet in the 21st Century. This is rich ground. Listen!” ~ Tom Paxton

“I’m a big fan…intimate songs, weaving harmonies, and stories that draw you in as if you were gathered around an enchanted campfire.” ~ Eliza Gilkyson

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Upcoming Events

These events are listed in the Folk Music Calendar on the Woodstock Folk Festival site:

Readers enjoyed the poetry in the newsletters so much and requested a physical collection!

Readers enjoyed the poetry in the newsletters so much and requested a physical collection!

A full concert livestream for Bugle Boy – Saturday, March 20 at 7:00pm/CDT. Watch the show here: https://thebugleboy.org/event/ordinary-elephant/

A Songwriting Workshop (on Zoom) – Sunday, March 21st at 1:00pm/CDT. For more information and to register: https://www.ownyourownuniverse.org/oyou-online-workshops#cc-m-10816139271.

Full concert & interview livestream for Me & Thee Coffeehouse – Friday, March 12 at 7:00pm CENTRAL  https://meandthee.org/concerts/ordinary-elephant/.

Ordinary Elephant performed at the 2018 Woodstock Folk Festival. We look forward to a day in the future when we can see and hear them in person again. In the meantime, enjoy watching their videos on https://www.ordinaryelephant.net/videos.

Enjoy Ordinary Elephant on Woodstock Wednesdays!

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