Hosted by Andrew Spreck, this fifth in the series of performances will expand throughout Minnesota, and feature these talented singer/song writers:
John Bennett, J.P. Murphy, and Bob Niemiec.
John Bennett has written well over 250 songs in his lifetime and continues writing and recording. His songs range from humorous tongue in cheek to songs of the heart, love, growth and change, songs of joy and hope and songs of the soul and spirit. John sings with a lot of energy and each song has it's own uniqueness. In 1979 John was the founder and president of the Minnesota Songwriters Association.
J.P. Murphy Grew up in Dinkytown and began writing Poetry at age 12. He followed that years later with a Creative Writing degree from Hamline University.
J.P. is a self-taught guitarist who first picked it up at age 17 with the purpose of writing original songs. He currently performs with the band King Fish Crow and they are thrilled to announce the bands second release,"Hotdish Army", November 2016.
Bob Niemiec grew up in Northwest Indiana and began his musical career playing the accordion at age 9. At 12, Bob discovered Rock and Roll and traded the accordion for a bass guitar and joined a garage band, The Ravens. As a senior in high school, Bob began to sing and play at coffee houses around the Chicago area. 10 years ago Bob seriously began to write and perform his own songs. He currently performs with his wife, Glenda, as the duo, Why Worry?