Williamson County Democrats and Friends
Let's get together Monday, Oct. 3rd at 6:30pm for Food, Drinks and Music
7-8 pm Madeline Kelson
Madeleine is a singer-songwriter from Chicago. From the time she could talk, she was singing along to the likes of Led Zeppelin, Bonnie Raitt and Dolly Parton. Writing original songs from the age of 12, she has combined blues, country and rock influences in a way that gives her music a unique yet familiar sound. At the age of 15 she began playing in clubs around the Chicago area with her band The Kelson twins. Audience members often comment that she is “well beyond her years” in both the nature of her material and her presence on stage.
8-9 pm Susan Shann
Originally from NJ, Susan taught music for several years before following her first love, songwriting, down to Nashville TN in 2003. Since then she has continued to write and perform regularly, and is working on her 3rd CD right now with Grammy-winning producer Bil Vorndick. Susan has had the honor of playing at Tin Pan South festivities, and has been a frequent guest singer with world-famous western swing band “The Time Jumpers”. In addition, Susan is an activist and advocate for all things environmental. She created and hosted a local access environmental cable show called “Earth Revolution”, has been active with numerous organizations in town, and is the founder of “Transition Nashville”, a group focused on a community-centered movement toward more sustainable living. But her greatest joy is to write and share songs that inspire, with themes of spirituality, healing and self-empowerment as well as social and environmental justice.