Live Acoustic Music Returns To Haverhill’s New Moon Coffeehouse

Wednesday September 21, 2022

HAVERHILL — Live acoustic music returns to Haverhill, with the amazing roots and soul artist Kerri Powers. Her slide guitar and bluesy voice grace the New Moon Coffeehouse, on Saturday October 22nd at 7:30pm at The Universalist Unitarian Church 16 Ashland St. rtes 110 and Haverhill. (978) 459-5134

Admission to the show is $20 cash at the door; and half price for those ages 18 and under. Local favorite Jim Trick will open the night.

Kerri Powers’ soulful music has deep roots. Bing Crosby and author Herman Melville are relatives. Kerri’s grandmother made her living playing piano and providing musical accompaniment for silent films. And her mother is a talented visual artist. Kerri grew up listening to the family’s extensive record collection of irrefutable icons like Bob Dylan, Neil Young and John Prine. “I would sit in a wicker rocking chair by the record player and sing along to the songs,” she recalls. “I remember hearing John Prine’s “Hello in There” for the first time and feeling that something magical was happening. It was a momentary yet memorable trip to a sad but hopeful place of lonely old faces.”

Kerri’s writing is intimate and expressive. Her sound is searing, yet understated. According to the Boston Globe, “There’s an authenticity at work here, a heart-tugging gravity and a lively intelligence to go along with the sass.” She’s toured throughout Europe, the U.K. and here in the USA to encores and standing ovations. Don’t miss her performance at the New Moon Coffeehouse.

The magnetic Jim Trick opens the evening. Trick takes the acoustic guitar down a path of percussive, intricate, and ethereal ranges creating well thought out melodic support for carefully crafted lyrics.

Tickets for this show are available at the door starting around 6:30pm; doors open at 7:00pm. Tickets may be reserved prior to the show by visiting Masks are welcome but not required.

The New Moon Coffeehouse is a nonprofit, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to supporting and enjoying the creative talents of acoustic performers. We strive to bring you the best performers in a relaxing, friendly, smoke and alcohol free environment, where you can enjoy a great show, fair trade coffee, and awesome desserts.

The easiest way to get to the coffeehouse is to take 495 to exit 51A (Route 125 South). Stay on Route 125 South for about 1.5 miles. At the intersection of Routes 125 & 110, look left for a red brick church. Turn left onto Ashland Street, which is just after Kenoza Ave (aka Rte 110). Parking lots are available behind the church. The coffeehouse entrance is also there, at the back of the church. It is handicapped accessible.

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