The Music of SIMON & GARFUNKEL
Swearingen & Kelli recreate the music, memories and magic of the most famous folk-rock duo of our time, Simon & Garfunkel. Their show is a nostalgic journey back in time
to the unique sound of Simon & Garfunkel's late 60's folk club performances.
"one of the most talented duos of today playing the music of one of THE most famous duos of yesterday" - Broadway World
AUDIO & VIDEO
Jan 21st - First Flight High School - Kill Devil Hills, NC
Feb 11th - Mitchell Opera House - Mitchell, IN
Feb 26th - Maui Pops Orchestra - Wailuku, HI
March 16th - Hawkeye Community College - Waterloo, IA
March 25th - The Alabama Symphony Orchestra - Birmingham, AL
March 27th - Charlotte Harbor Conference Center - Punta Gorda, FL
March 31st - Amish Country Theater - Millersburg, OH
April 15th - The Milton Theatre - Milton, DE
May 12th - Allen Theatre & Backstage Cafe - Anville, PA
May 13th - Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art - Millersburg, PA
June 12th - Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center - Oglesby, IL
June 13th - Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center - Oglesby, IL
June 14th - White Pines Lodge - Mount Morris, IL
June 15th - White Pines Lodge - Mount Morris, IL
The Katherine Hepburn Cultural Center - SOLD OUT 2x's
Green Valley Performing Arts, AZ - SOLD OUT
The Steel Stacks, PA - 450 Tickets Sold
The Mauch Chunk Opera House, PA - SOLD OUT
The Milton Theatre, DE - SOLD OUT 2x's
The Bright Box Theatre - SOLD OUT
Laguna Woods PAC - 800+ SOLD OUT
Mt. Gretna Playhouse - SOLD OUT - 750 Tickets
Barnes of Rose Hill - SOLD OUT 3x's
OCC Coffeehouse -SOLD OUT
"Jayne Kelli finds her way to the heavenly highs of Art Garfunkel with a soaring and effortless soprano delivery, while AJ Swearingen displays his dexterity with Simon's well-ensconced
guitar riffs." -The Capital Gazzette
"Two voices in perfect harmony balanced against one acoustic guitar delivers a true tribute to the sound of the 1960's Greenwich Village, NY coffeehouse performances"
"Swearingen is a fine acoustic guitarist. He articulated beautifully the haunting, singsong accompaniment to “Scarborough Fair.”
- The Buffalo News, 2015 (Swearingen's performance with the BPO)
"I mean, it’s that harmony. When you hear a duo that is really singing together–and by that I mean listening as much as anything else–it’s a special and unique sound."
- Red Line Roots, 2019
*Career highlights include Swearingen & Kelli performing "The Boxer" and other '70s hits with The Dayton Philharmonic, The Edmonton Symphony and THIS summer with the Cleveland Orchestra!
Read the concert review: The Tribune
Swearingen & Kelli recreate the music, memories and magic of the most famous
folk-rock duo of our time, Simon & Garfunkel.
AJ Swearingen has been performing this music for twenty years with mastery of Paul Simon's intricate guitar playing. His deep baritone blends perfectly with Kelli's angelic vocals delivering a true tribute to the sound of the 1960's Greenwich Village, NY coffeehouse performances.
The duo is on a mission to share this iconic music to new audiences around the country.
Both artists were heavily inspired by the great 70s singer-songwriters, but their unique ability to channel the sounds of Simon & Garfunkel is immediately apparent when you hear them perform these classics songs live.
SONG SONGS FROM THE SHOW
59TH STREET BRIDGE SONG
BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER
HAZY SHADE OF WINTER
SOUND OF SILENCE
I AM A ROCK
THE DANGLING CONVERSATION
OLD FRIENDS / BOOKENDS
ONLY LIVING BOY IN NEW YORK
AT THE ZOO
POEM ON THE UNDERGROUND WALL
WE GOT A GROOVY THING
KEEP THE CUSTOMER SATISFIED
FLOWERS NEVER BEND WITH THE RAINFALL
More on Swearingen & Kelli's songwriting and recording career:
The duo's brand new album, Cold-Hearted Truth, bridges the gap between folk singers and
country rebels. Recorded in a series of live takes with Grammy Award-winning producer Mitch
Dane (Jars of Clay, JJ Heller, The Blind Boys of Alabama), this third LP has been featured on
Americana Highways, Cowboys and Indians, and Red Line Roots.
Swearingen & Kelli have shared the stage with artists including David Bromberg, Crystal Gayle
and Kenny Rogers. Swearingen's song "You're Not Here With Me" was recorded by folk icon
Tom Rush featuring Nanci Griffith on his album, What I Know.
Swearingen & Kelli website: www.swearingenandkelli.com
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