LIVE: Melissa Ferrick / Alice Stuart @ Caffe Lena, 4/11/15
Photographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk
It was the first night of Melissa Ferrick’s back-to-back Nippertown shows, headlining at the venerable, intimate Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs. In an evening that was dubbed “6-String Pioneers,” Ferrick was joined by trail-blazer Alice Stuart, who was an original member of Frank Zappa’s Mothers of Invention, toured the U.S with Mississippi John Hurt and hit the road in the UK with Van Morrison.
And then the following evening, Ferrick eased on down the Northway to The Egg’s Hart Theatre, where she opened the show for Joan Armatrading. Not a bad weekend in Nippertown…