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Dar Williams Select Songs: "Iowa," "The Christians And The Pagans," "When I Was A Boy"

Singer-songwriter, performing artist, and author, Dar Williams, joined us for a solo concert in the Hawthorne Barn on May 26, 2018, where she shared her music from her extensive collection of folk tunes, along with stories from her many journeys and experiences. Below you can watch select songs, "Iowa," "The Christians And The Pagans," and "When I Was A Boy."

Marissa Nadler Select Songs: "All The Colors Of The Dark," "Drive," "Dead City Emily"

Singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler performed on June 1, 2018 in Provincetown’s Hawthorne Barn as part of Twenty Summers' annual month-long arts festival. She performed music from her latest album “For My Crimes,” as well as the single tracks below.

John Gorka Select Songs: "Nazarene Guitar," "Love Is Our Cross To Bear," "When Doves Cry (Prince)"

Iconic singer-songwriter John Gorka raised the rafters on May 18, 2018 in the Hawthorne Barn with his spirited acoustic guitar playing, insightful lyrics, and wry, witty storytelling. Veteran of countless world tours and collaborations with the likes of Nanci Griffith, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Ani DiFranco, Gorka released his fifteenth album, True in Time, in January 2018. We were proud to be a stop on his album release tour, where he performed a solo set of songs including the featured tracks below: “Nazarene Guitar,” “Love Is Our Cross To Bear,” and a cover of Prince’s “When Doves Cry.”

Overcoats Select Songs: "Cherry Wine," "Mother," "Nighttime Hunger"

On Sunday, June 10, 2018 Overcoats joined us for an intimate concert. The New York-based female electronic-pop duo of Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell, performed in the historic Hofmann Studio in Provincetown, the former West End home and studio of artist Hans Hofmann, as part of Twenty Summers' annual month-long arts festival. Watch single tracks of "Cherry Wine" (Hozier cover), "Mother," and "Nighttime Hunger."


Martha Wainwright Select Songs: “Bloody Mother Fucking Asshole,” “Factory,” “Proserpina"

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, musician and songwriter Martha Wainwright performed in the Hawthorne Barn in Provincetown, Mass. as part of Twenty Summers' annual month-long arts festival. Watch single tracks of “Bloody Mother Fucking Asshole,” “Factory,” and “Proserpina.”

In concert: Sarah McKenzie

Sarah McKenzie is an Australian jazz vocalist and pianist whose album Close Your Eyes won Best Jazz Album at the 2012 ARIA Awards (the Australian Grammys). She has performed throughout Australia and Europe and with the Boston Pops. At Twenty Summers, she showcased material from her new album, produced by Brian Bacchus (who also produces Norah Jones).