One of the longest running house concert series in the Philadelphia Area, for more than 20 years, PASA has presented its members in a true house concert setting. Since its creation by Rob Lincoln in 2000, more than 150 different performers have performed as a co-headliner.
Each concert features three PASA members as co-headliners, plus 8 to 12 "Open Chair" performers. Anyone who wants to play an original song can be an Open Chair performer. These shows are in round robin format, one song at a time and the Open Chair slots not only begin the show but also occur at the end of every round. There are usually seven rounds with an intermission in the middle.
|WHEN||Saturday, March 19, 2022, 7:30 PM|
|WHERE||Online, using the Zoom web conferencing system.|
(Zoom link will be sent to those who RSVP.)
|RSVP INFO||Please RSVP on the PASA Facebook page (preferred), or by emailing Rob at email@example.com.|
Rob Lincoln"Typical" or "predictable" are two words that do not describe Rob Lincoln. Whether it's "Alferd Packer", "Cat Got My Tongue Won't Give It Back", "Hrumph", "Purple Shoes", "Two Darrens", or his lesser-known "I Saw Horses Kneeling In Prayer To Mr. Ed", Rob as a solo artist has become best known for his original off-beat songs. But there are many other sides to the man who has written over 500 songs. Historic ballads, impressionistic poeticism, surrealistic imagery, grungy garage rock, fingerpicking folk, social commentary, and really catchy non-generic pop tunes are all part of his vast original reportoire which he delivers with high energy and humor. In 2014, Rob released the longest debut album in music history -- 300 original songs plus 42 bonus tracks, complete with chords and lyrics. A member of PASA since the early days, Rob founded the PASA houseconcert series and the Summer Songfest and is the person to contact for PASA houseconcert bookings. And did we mention he's also a violinist that has appeared on a number of PASA members' CDs?
Nathan SurlesNathan Surles comes from Wilmington, Delaware. His guitar style blends a unique classical and folk derived fingerpicking with some percussive strumming. Vocally, he blends dark soft tones to match the guitar. The songs he writes are stories of contemplation, mantras, and invocations. Before moving to the Philadelphia region he spent time in the singer/songwriter circles of Kentucky and the college scenes of Virginia.
Heidi WolfsonHeidi Wolfson is a Philadelphia singer-songwriter whose music incorporates a range of genres including folk, rock, country, punk, and spoken word. Her songs are characterized by a literary bent and rock and roll spirit. Her biggest musical influences are Mick Jagger, Patti Smith, and Bob Dylan. Although these days she is playing an acoustic guitar (often 12-string) her performances have a gutsy undertone of rock. She makes you simultaneously shake your hips and think.
|You: The fourth performer can be YOU! There will be 12 performers chosen for open chair slots who will each
sing one original song as part of the concert. This is an extra special OPEN STAGE SHOWCASE OPPORTUNITY.
The first 8 people to RSVP on Facebook will be guaranteed an open chair slot. The remaining 4 slots will be
chosen randomly from those RSVPing by email. (Please indicate that you want an open chair slot when sending your RSVP.)
NOTE: If you are chosen for any of 12 open chair slots, you must join the Zoom meeting at 7:05 PM for sound check.