Hot ticket: Cafe Veritas

05:00 AM, Aug 08, 2013

Acoustic sounds will float inside Cafe Veritas. (Thinkstock)/


Written By Jeff Spevak | Staff music critic

Cafe Veritas has announced its new season, and it’s a pretty strong one. It comes in two parts, two co-promotions with Golden Link Folksinging Society (John Sebastian and Peter Yarrow), and another set of seven shows that its promoting on its own. All are at the First Unitarian Church, 221 S. Winton St. Tickets ($18 general admission, $10 for students with an ID, children under 12 free) are available at cafeveritas.org and the door. Café Veritas is offering season passes, good for seven of the regular café concerts for $100, a savings of $26.

The lineup:

• Lucy Kaplansky and Lisa Bigwood, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21.

• Legendary Greenwich Village denizen Eric Andersen and legendary Brighton homeowner Scott Regan, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5

• Baltimore singer/songwriter ellen cherry, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2.

• John Sebastian, formerly of the Lovin’ Spoonful, with a long solo career afterward, Dec. 7. Tickets ($25 advance, $28 at the door) with a $50 ticket that includes choice seating and a wine and cheese meet and greet.

• Local singer/songwriters in the round, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4.

• Kim and Reggie Harris, known for their interpretations of Civil Rights songs, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1.

• Joe Crookston, now making Ithaca his home, 7:30 p.m. March 1.

• Catie Curtis, 7:30 p.m. April 5.

• An evening of music and conversation with Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary, 7:30 p.m. May 3. Tickets ($25 advance, $28 at the door) with a $50 ticket that includes choice seating and a wine and cheese meet and greet.