The Music of SIMON & GARFUNKEL

 
 
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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

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TOUR 2022

April, 2nd - Cedarburg Performing Arts Center - Cedarburg, WI

April 10th - JCC Center - Atlanta, GA

April 24th - Hideaway Cafe - St. Petersburg, FL

April 25th - Alhambra Dinner Theater - Jacksonville Theater

 

May 5,6,7,8 - Sarasota Orchestra - Sarasota, FL

 

May 15th - Sun City (PRIVATE SHOW), Ft. Mill, SC
 

May 20th - Spire Center - Plymouth, MA

May 28th - 1852 on Austin - Jefferson, TX

May 29th - Main Street Crossing - Tomball, TX

June 16th - Northwest Indian Symphony - Munster, IN

June 17th - Northwest Indian Symphony - Munster, IN

 

June 25th - Franklin Park Art Center - Purcellville, VA

Aug 5th - Eds Countryfest - 668 31, Ed, Sweden

Sept 10th - Grand Dominion by Del Web - Mundelein, IL

Oct 7th - Knoxville Symphony - Knoxville, TN

Oct 8th - Nashville, TN

Oct 9th - Nashville, TN

Oct 14th - ISIS Music Hall - Asheville, NC

Oct 15th - Matilda's Under the Pines - Alpharetta, GA

 

Oct 20th - Hazelton Concert Series - Hazelton, PA

Oct 21st -The Barns of Rose Hill - Berryville, VA

Oct 22nd - Richlands Citizens for the Arts, Richland, VA

Oct 28th - 20 Front Street - Lake Orion, MI

Nov 13th - Sun City Lakes - Banning ,CA

SOLD-OUT SHOWS

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

PRESS QUOTES

"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!

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Read the concert review:  The Tribune

BIO

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

HOMEWARD BOUND
MRS. ROBINSON
59TH STREET BRIDGE SONG
THE BOXER
SCARBOROUGH FAIR
BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER
CECILIA
AMERICA
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
FAKIN IT
WE GOT A GROOVY THING

BLEEKER STREET

SPARROW

RICHARD CORY

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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