SaRon Crenshaw & Talking Fire
Opening performance by local band, Talking Fire at 7pm
Talking Fire is a fiercely creative and independent quartet from the Catskill Mountains. The brainchild of poet Richard Traviss, they combine reggae grooves with conscious lyricism that invites the listener to participate in freely expressing themselves. They craft genuine and captivating anthems on topics such as true love, spirituality, equality, and herbal tea.
Feature performance by SaRon Crenshaw at 8:30pm
SaRon Crenshaw learned to play guitar at the age of ten he and now travels the U.S. and Europe playing Jazz and Rhythm and Blues. He has shared stages with recording artists such as Lee fields, Roy Roberts, Denise lasalle, Bobby Rush, Jessie James, Tyrone Davis, and Chuck Roberson. In 2010 and 2011, SaRon had the honor of opening for Robert Cray and B.B.King. SaRon was recently inducted into the Blues hall of fame. SaRon plays a Gibson “Lucille” model guitar signed by B.B.King himself. He is a powerful entertainer and is never afraid to take his performance straight into the audience.