May 10, 2008
Returning by popular demand – Barbara Martin and Mac Walter
Acoustic blues/jazz duo from Staunton & Baltmore
“Barbara Martin and Mac Walter are a magnificent folk/blues pair : Barbara Martin provides vibrant vocals, one of the best folk/jazz voices around… Mac Walter’s command of the acoustic guitar is breathtaking, he makes the guitar come to life with a rare passion and beauty.
This is undeniably great music. Barbara Martin and Mac Walter have put together an album that makes me glad to be alive.”(Carol Swanson, Music Critic and Reviewer)
Accoustic duo to play Hamner Theater by Chris Graham, in The Augusta Free Press, 5/01/08.
In the Cabaret – Barbara Martin and Mac Walter
Tickets $15, includes food (hearty hors’doeuvres/small-plate fare), by reservation only
Please call 434-361-1999 for reservations.
Doors/bar/food from 6:30pm. First set 7:30pm.
Songs that ring with wit & truth
Barbara Martin (or on myspace)
Mac Walter (or on myspace)
Returning to the Hamner Theater Cabaret Performance series on Saturday, May 10 is the acoustic blues/jazz duo, Barbara Martin & Mac Walter
Barbara Martin and Mac Walter’s music is a rich stew of earthy blues peppered with sassy, swinging jazz. “Songs that ring with truth, wit and experience” (The Washington Post). Martin’s sultry, soulful voice and Mac Walter’s fingerstyle guitar wizardry captivate audiences.
“She is carrying the torch of Ida Cox, Bessie Smith and Sippie Wallace and beautifully evokes their styles into her own compositions.” (Blues Rag, Baltimore Blues Society)
“Mac Walter is a guitar virtuoso. His command of the acoustic guitar is breathtaking. He makes the guitar come to life with rare passion and beauty.”(Carol Swanson, Music Critic and Reviewer)