JP Unplugged lawn concert June 24

June 22, 2007
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Photo by Ken Porter
JP Unplugged founding members (left to right) Laura Bullock, Carlyn Hutchins, Patti DeRosa, Terry Kitchen, Jess Yoakum and Mike Delaney. Not shown: Denise Barbarita perform on Sunday.

JP Unplugged will present a free lawn concert at the historic Loring-Greenough House, 12 South St., on Sun., June 24 from 1 to 5 p.m.

The concert, celebrating JP Unplugged’s first season of presenting acoustic concerts in Jamaica Plain, will feature performances by JP Unplugged founding members Jess Yoakum, Terry Kitchen, Carlyn Hutchins, Patti Derosa, Mike Delaney, Laura Bullock and Denise Barbarita. For more information, e-mail info@jpunplugged.org or call The Loring-Greenough House at 524-3158.


JP Unplugged is a concert series dedicated to presenting quality live acoustic music in an intimate listening environment in Jamaica Plain. It is organized by Boston-based singer/songwriters and acoustic music supporters who believe both the community and its artists benefit when the music is the focus. JP Unplugged is dedicated to presenting both nationally known and local artists to the Jamaica Plain community.
Featured performers

Jess Yoakum (www.jessyoakum.com): JP Unplugged’s main founder and JP resident. “Yoakum’s vocals transcend genre while pulling the listener in with uncommon tones and flavors.”—Tyra Danielle, IMG Music Promotions, Inc.

Terry Kitchen (www.terrykitchen.com): Award-winning Roslindale contemporary folk singer/songwriter and former JP resident. “One of new England’s finest songwriters”—The Boston Globe.

Carlyn Hutchins (www.carlynhutchins.com): JP resident. “Hutchins is a pure folk artist with a bit of a kick.”—Jennifer Layton, Indie-music.com.

Patti DeRosa (www.pattiderosa.com):“A must-see artist with a unique talent that is becoming increasing rare: she has something to say and a powerful way to say it.”—Motif Magazine.

Mike Delaney (www.mikedelaney.org): “Mike Delaney… embodies the whole spirit of our community of folk musicians in Massachusetts… Everybody loves him.”—Marilyn Rae Beyer, host on Boston Folk Radio, WUMB 91.9 FM

Laura Bullock (www.laurabullock.com): Her songwriting reflects a longing for redemption and a striving for significance in the very normal moments of daily life.

Denise Barbarita (www.myshytune.com): “There’s a feline quality about Denise Barbarita’s music, something wonderfully animalistic in the best sense of the word.”—Kevan Breitinger, Indie-music.com.

The Loring-Greenough House, built in 1760, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and has been a historic house museum since 1926. Its beautiful period decor and intimate size make it an ideal setting for acoustic music.
Submitted by JP Unplugged.

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