Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, 7 pm Forest Sun and Ingrid Serban Admission: $15 at the door
We are so pleased to welcome back San Francisco Bay Area troubadour, Forest Sun to Santa Fe. Forest has regaled audiences around the globe with his wealth of songs and stories, all sung and told with back porch ease and bonhomie. Sun’s music has been compared to everyone from Jack Johnson and John Mayer to Van Morrison and Bob Dylan, but his unique style is entirely his own.
He’s opened for Bonnie Raitt, The Beach Boys, Steve Earle, Lyle Lovett, Jackson Browne, Keb Mo and Brett Dennen among others.In 2007 Forest was awarded 1st place in the Pacific Song Writing Competition with Drops in the Ocean, and in 2009 his song Gurus and Rockstars from the album Harlequin Goodnight was nominated for best song in the Just Plain Folks Awards. In 2011 “Trampoline” from Just for Fun is a semi-finalist in the International Songwriting Competition, then wins BEST song in the Kids Music Awards and the record is voted BEST ALBUM by the Kids Music Awards.
His music provided soundtracks for Land of Saints, A Common Thread, and 5th Symphony Document. As well as producing his own 7 records, (Not Afraid, Plenty, For the Story, Walk through Walls, So Nice, Harlequin Goodnight & the 2010 children’s record, Just for Fun) Forest Sun has produced Alex Goldfarb, the benefit CDs Songs for Laura Vol 1&2 and hosted the monthly Songbird Series at the Bazaar Cafe and Songbird Radio, KWMR.
Acoustically, he tours with his wife, Ingrid Serban, singing harmony vocals as well as her own songs.