First Universalist Society in Franklin

Circle Presents Susan Werner March 12

*Susan Werner* with Matt Nakoa
*March 12th*, $27

Musician Susan WernerFavorite Susan Werner returns to the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse on Saturday, March 12th at 8:00PM. She has cultivated a reputation as a daring and innovative songwriter with a killer live show that endeavors to weave old with new to create altogether new genres of music when existing ones do not suit her muse. With nine albums under her belt, an active touring career throughout the U.S., and a string of accolades from the likes of The Washington Post, The Village Voice and The New Yorker, Susan Werner has become one of the defining artists of the folk music genre. Her songs effortlessly slide between folk, jazz and pop, and are delivered with a sassy wit and classic midwestern charm.

“Susan Werner, a clever songwriter and an engaging performer, brings literacy and wit back to popular song.” –The New Yorker

“(Susan Werner is) a triply blessed artist who sings adroitly, plays the piano smartly and, best of all, writes songs of genuine distinction and high craft…”-Chicago Tribune

Matt Nakoa is an internationally touring singer/songwriter, recently appearing at The White House, throughout India, and regularly with folk icon Tom Rush. Across the board his song craft has garnered awards, including a win at Kerrville Folk Festival’s prestigious New Folk Competition.

“Between his piano chops, charismatic stage presence, and heartfelt originals on guitar, [Matt Nakoa] drops jaws.” – The Boston Globe

The Circle of Friends Coffeehouse is a non-profit organization affiliated with Franklin’s First Universalist Society. Concerts are presented in a smoke free and alcohol free environment at the Society’s handicapped accessible Meetinghouse, 262 Chestnut St. in Franklin, and begin at 8:00 PM; doors open at 7:30 PM. Beverages and gourmet desserts will be available. Admission is $27. Please call (508)528-2541 or visit to purchase tickets or for more information.

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