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Robin O'Herin

Cooked Goose Productions
Musician

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Lee, MA 01238
United States

Years in Business:

 

12

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venues--coffeehouses, festivals, house concerts, churches

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ROBIN OHERIN "I closed my eyes and thought I was in the Mississippi Delta"—fan at recent concert 2013 Boston Blues Finalist, Robin O'Herin, specializes in historically rich, often interactive concerts that include original and traditional American music, for small listening rooms, libraries, festivals and schools. Her concerts are warm, affirming experiences she shares with the audience. Let her take you on a journey of musical exploration through the Delta and Piedmont regions of the South. Song selections may include Robert Johnson, Blind Willie Johnson and Robin's own original blues and fingerstyle ballads. She has had her original music licensed to PBS and currently has one of her songs being played on NPR's CarTalk. Learn more about Robin at www.robinoherin.com Robin was a finalist in the 2009 Telluride Blues Challenge, and the 2006 Memphis Blues Challenge. She also played in the Tropea Blues Festival in Trope Italy in September '06. She was the headlining act in the Resophonic Blues Festival in Pilzen, CZ. in '05. She opened for the Doobie Brothers in Pittsfield, MA. and for Vance Gilbert and Michael Powers in Sept 04. Her arrangement of "Old Country Rock" and her original "Everhopeful" were used in the soundtrack for the PBS "2005 Roadtrip Nations" Series (episode 4). Robin has shared the stage with Brother Sun, Paul Geremia, Andy Cohen and Roy Bookbinder. She is currently working on a new CD. She has served as song leader in several churches and led a traditional gospel choir. CDs and downloads are available at http://www.cdbaby.com/all/robino http://www.robinoherin.com http://soundcloud.com/robin-oherin http://www.concertsinyourhome.com/artist/RobinOHerinAcousticBlues.html http://www.facebook.com/robinoherinblues http://www.reverbnation.com/rpk/robinoherin 2013 Boston Blues Challenge Finalist 2013 The Driving Song played on NPR's Car Talk 2013 Guitar Jam V: Anniversary The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield, MA 2013 ACMA Listening Room, Fort Meyers, FL 2013 Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs, NY 2012 Tap & Blues with Stefanie Weber 2012 RockOn! Band Camp Songwriting Instructor, Pittsfield MA 2012 Caffe Lena Blues Festival, Saratoga Springs, NY 2012 Partnered with Music In Common, Great Barrington, MA 2011-2013 Spartan Launch After-school Program—Beginning blues guitar & songwriting, Monument Mt. High School, Great Barrington, MA 2011 Guitar Jam III: Ladies Night Out @ The Colonial Theater, Pittsfield, MA 2011- Present Partnered with Guitarsintheclassroom.org 2010-Present Partnered with RaisingtheBlues.org 2011 Old Songs Sampler Concert, Altamont, NY 2010 FODFest @ The Colonial Theater, Pittsfield, MA 2010 WCUW Front Room Concert Series, Worcester, MA 2009 Telluride Acoustic Blues Challenge Finalist 2008 The Guthrie Center, Housatonic, MA 2007 Taunton River Folk Festival, Taunton, MA 2007 Plymouth Blues and Folk Festival 2007 Black Potatoe Festival, NJ 2007 Opened for Paul Geremia 2007 Opened for Davis Coen, Bridgeport, CT 2006 Opened for Roy Bookbinder, Little Rock, AR 2006 Tropea Blues Festival in Tropea, Italy 2006 Memphis Blues Challenge finalist 2005 Licensed two songs to PBS for the soundtrack of the 2005 Roadtrip Nation DVD series (episodes 4 & 5) 2005 Headline act for the WRA’s “Resophonic Blues Festival” in the Czech Republic 2004 Opened for the Doobie Brothers, Pittsfield, MA 2003 and 2005 Boston Blues Challenge Finalist 2003-Present Taught songwriting at RockOn Band Camp, Pittsfield, MA

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