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Some Bright Morning 6 Some Bright Morning 5 Some Bright Morning 4 Some Bright Morning 3 Some Bright Morning 2 Some Bright Morning 1
Lynnea Barry
Some Bright Morning
Sourthern gospel revisited
Sat, Mar 18 - Sun, Mar 19
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor
  • Description
  • Personnel
  • Program
Lynnea Barry welcomes Marisa Frantz and Vanessa Greenway and her entire I'll Fly Away ensemble back for a second installment of that project's journey through the byways of Southern roots music, gospel, blues and Bluegrass. Most of the songs from that show remain in this March's remount, entitled Some Bright Morning –"The Wayfaring Stranger", "Down To The River To Pray" and "Hide Me In Thy Bosom" to "I'll Fly Away", "Peace In The Valley", "I'm A Man Of Constant Sorrow" –with a handful of new songs introduced that they couldn't get to in the fall.
“Sacred music–gospel and spirituals–," wrote Lynnea in the notes to I'll Fly Away, "is at the heart of American country and folk music, and, indeed on modern popular music than most people realize. It permeates country and R&B with rock music also heavily influenced. Singers ranging from Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Emmylou Harris, Gillian Welch and more often included covers of gospel songs in their repertoire. Much of this music depicts the confidence of seeing a loved one again after they have passed, or the deprivation of life’s struggles. Which for me, I feel is very relatable to anyone regardless of their spiritual beliefs. Music speaks to us all personally and evokes emotions that form connections one would feel when sharing any musical experience. This is what makes music so remarkable and amazing. There is something about Southern roots, and gospel that’s uplifting and hopeful – something we all could use more of these days."
Event Personnel
Lynnea Barry, director
Steve Arriola, band leader
Vocalists
Musicians
Program
SET 1
 The Wayfaring Stranger Lynnea
(1858) traditional U. S. (w/m)
 Peace In The Valley Marisa
(1939) Thomas A. Dorsey (w/m)
 The Sweetest Gift, A Mother's Smile Lynnea, Marisa
(1946) James B. Coats (w/m)
 Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain Marisa
(1947) Fred Rose (w/m)
 Hide Me In Thy Bosom Lynnea
(1937) Thomas A. Dorsey (w/m)
 I'll Fly Away Lynnea, Marisa
(1929) The Wonderful Message Albert E. Brumley (w/m)
 Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms Vanessa
(1800s) traditional U. S. (w/m)
SET 2
 Just A Closer Walk With Thee instrumental
(c 1830s) traditional U. S. (w/m)
 Come To Jesus Marisa
(2004) Mindy Smith (w/m)
 Down To The River To Pray Marisa, all
(1860s) Slave Songs of the United States traditional U. S. (w/m)
 Go To Sleep, Little Baby Lynnea, Vanessa, Marisa
(1930s) traditional U. S. (w/m)
 Midnight Special Vanessa
(1923) traditional U. S. (w/m)
 Will The Circle Be Unbroken Lynnea, all
 Keep On The Sunny Side Lynnea, Vanessa
(1928) Ada Blenkhorn (w) J. Howard Entwisle (m)
 I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow Lynnea, all
(1913) Dick Burnett (w/m)


Performances
Ticket/Venue Info
Some Bright Morning Ticket Prices
Seat
Level
Full
Price
Discount Prices
10%15%20%Stud.
AA32.00  29.00  27.25  25.75  21.00 
A28.00  25.25  24.00  22.50  18.25 
B24.00  21.75  20.50  19.25  15.75 
C18.00  16.25  15.50  14.50  11.75 
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor