PRESS RELEASE March 10, 2008
MUSICAL STORYTELLER-POLITICAL SATIRIST
CHARLIE KING TO APPEAR IN LIVONIA APRIL 5TH
Livonia—Charlie King, “One of the finest singers and songwriters of our
time, according to folk legend Pete Seeger, will perform Saturday, April 5th at
Unity Church of Livonia.
A musical storyteller and satirist for 40 years, King sings and writes passionately
about the extraordinary lives of ordinary people. As one of the pillars of American folk
music, his songs have been sung and recorded by other famous artists such as Pete
Seeger, Arlo Guthrie, Peggy Seeger, Chad Mitchell, and Judy Small.
King and his partner, Karen Brandow, have been performing together in support
of numerous groups working for peace, human rights, and alternatives to violence. She
will not be accompanying him for this performance.
Peace Action of Michigan and the Livonia based Citizens for Peace are hosting
King as a fund raising event. Both groups have a combined membership that covers
most of Southeastern Michigan.
Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Students, $10. The performance
begins at 7 p.m. Unity of Livonia is on Five Mile Road between Middlebelt and Inkster
For tickets or additional information, please call 248 548 3920 or 734 425 0079.
Submitted by Colleen Mills, 734 425 0079