Antje Duvekot performing at Bass Hall in Peterborough

Antje Duvekot

Antje Duvekot —COURTESY PHOTO

Published: 05-22-2024 12:03 PM

Peterborough Folk Music presents Antje Duvekot at Bass Hall at Monadnock Center Friday, May 24, at 7 p.m.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Duvekot is a Boston singer-songwriters whose albums are "Big Dream Boulevard," "the Near Demise of the Highwire Dancer" and "New Siberia." The debut CD was produced by Seamus Egan, founder of the Irish group SOLAS, and the project was released on songwriter Ellis Paul's label. It was voted the top folk release of 2006  by the Boston Globe and was named to the top 10 releases of the year by National Public Radio's, Folk Alley.

Her follow up albums, "the Near Demise of the Highwire Dancer" and "New Siberia" were produced by Richard Shindell and feature artists such as John Gorka, Lucy Kaplancky and Mark Erelli.

Duvekot’s songwriting include the grand prize in the John Lennon Songwriting Competition, the , Kerrville (TX) Best New Folk Award and the Boston Music Award for Outstanding Folk Act. She has toured the United States and Europe multiple times, and has performed at the Newport Folk Festival as well as the Mountain Stage, Philadelphia and Kerrville festivals. Internationally, she has headlined the the Celtic Connections festival in Scotland and the Tonder Festival in Denmark.

In December 2007, Bank of America featured Duvekot s song "Merry Go Round" in a national television advertising campaign seen by millions, including a Super Bowl audience. 

Tickets are $25 at pfmsconcerts.org and $30 the day of the show, cash or check only.

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