Archive for June, 2010

Remembering Harry Chapin to Play in Pennsylvania

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

John McMenamin wrote in to share details of an upcoming tribute concert in Pennsylvania.  Having been to one of John’s shows before, I can attest that it is a must-see experience!  John writes:

Remembering Harry Chapin
A live concert featuring the songs and stories of Harry Chapin
Performed by John McMenamin
accompanied by a band including special guests
Big John Wallace and Howard Fields from Harry Chapin’s band
and featuring Robert DeVitis on guitar and John Gebhart on keyboards

Sunday, July 11, 2010 • 1:00 PM matinee
Media Theatre for the Performing Arts
104 East State Street
Media, PA 19063

For tickets go to
Proceeds benefit WHYhunger and the Harry Chapin Foundation

Potent Voices’ 8th Annual Tribute to be Held in New Jersey

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Ishi wrote in to share news of a tribute concert in New Jersey:

Dear fellow Harry Chapin fans:

Please come and attend Potent Voices’ 8th annual Harry Chapin tribute concert.  It will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 7:00 pm.  This year we will again be performing in the Parish House of St. Andrew’s Church at 121 High Street, Mt. Holly, NJ 08060.

Potent Voices consists of members of Hall of Mirrors, ishi on guitars and vocals, Vaughan Buron on guitar, bass, and vocals, and Milanda Marshall on keyboards, flute, and vocals.  Also performing are Riall Bicolli - who has performed with Haddonfield, NJ’s Symphony in C - on cello, Jerry Paterson on drums, and Tom Espenshade on guitar and vocals.

There is no cover charge, but we will be asking for a donation to raise money for World Hunger Year, which is a charitable organization founded by Harry Chapin for the purpose of alleviating world hunger.  If you would like to know more about the event or receive personalized directions, you may e-mail ishi at vespenshade (at)  You may also visit  Hope to see you at the show!