Robin Flower & Libby McLaren

Robin Flower & Libby McLaren

Nancy Vogl with Suzanne Shanbaum

Saturday, November 17th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$20 ADV / $24 DOOR (plus fees)

  • All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee.

Robin Flower & Libby McLaren
Robin Flower & Libby McLaren
Robin Flower is a wildly creative musician. Her technical expertise on mandolin, guitar, and fiddle results in great romps through her own original instrumental compositions, songs and traditional fiddle music. Robin has been an innovator, moving convincingly through a myriad of styles resulting in music that is hauntingly beautiful as well as intellectually challenging.

In the fall of 1983, Libby joined the acclaimed sister act “The Roches”. Playing keyboards and singing a 4th harmony, she toured and recorded with them for 5 years. With The Roches, she appeared on The Tonight Show, The Dick Cavett Show, The Late Show with Joan Rivers, as well as a myriad of radio shows across the US and Canada. In the late 80’s and early 90’s, Libby toured with Ronnie Gilbert, from the renowned “Weavers” folk group of the 40’s and 50’s. She played piano and sang harmonies with Ronnie’s beautiful voice. They performed as a duo for many years, crisscrossing the US and Canada, singing and playing for audiences who were thrilled to be hearing the songs and stories of Ronnie Gilbert, their “Folk Hero.” 1986 found Libby moving back home to California where she met Robin Flower, her musical collaborator and life partner. They began a life long musical journey together that continues successfully and joyfully to this day.
Nancy Vogl with Suzanne Shanbaum
Nancy Vogl with Suzanne Shanbaum
Nancy and Suzanne were founding members of the Berkeley Women's Music Collective in 1973. Nancy continued on as a solo artist, and in tours with Robin Flower and Holly Near. Her new, third solo album will be available at the show, as she's returned to performing after years of work as a youth development professional in Sonoma County. She's thrilled to open for Robin and Libby.

Photo credit: Anna Kuperberg