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June Fun in store!!

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Hello Dear Friends and Music Fans,

Happy summer! I’m so excited to share many cool shows next month, kicking off with a return to the Village Coffeehouse with guitarist Robby Coffin….after that…the “girls” are coming to Maine!! My favorite-est soul sistah’s Trina Hamlin and Colleen Sexton return for 5 shows in 5 days…our first performances together in 5 years…high 5!! I’ve included a video link below for your enjoyment…as always all show details are available at www.lynndeeves.com/see Advance ticket purchases are recommended, as some venues have limited seating capacity. Please feel free to share these dates widely!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwoUBC6jYOM

 

Saturday, June 3 (7pm)-Village Coffeehouse in New Gloucester, Maine with Robby Coffin

Wednesday, June 7 (5:30pm) Gardiner High School adult Ed graduation with Robby Coffin

 

5 shows below are with Trina Hamlin and Colleen Sexton:

Thursday, June 15 (7pm)-The Gem Theater in Bethel, Maine

Friday, June 16 (7pm)-St. Lawrence Center for the Arts in Portland, Maine

Saturday, June 17 (8pm)-Frontier Café and Theater in Brunswick, Maine

Sunday, June 18 (3pm)-Lisa and Lisa’s House Concerts in Buckfield, Maine

Monday, June 19 (8:15 pm)-Slate’s restaurant in Hallowell, Maine

Spring Has Sprung!

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Greetings Friends of Music and Life!

The last remnants of snow banks are declining daily and this morning, I savored a long-overdue, favorite pastime of simply sitting on the deck in the morning. It’s always a kind of victory to make it through a Maine winter…

Lots of cool, goings-on here to let you know about…

…first, I’ve been invited to offer a 6 week class, starting on Thursday, 4.26 (6:30-7:45pm) in Topsham, Maine.

FMI/to register:  www.merrymeeting.maineadulted.org

I’ll weave in music, mindfulness and humor as we explore ways to show up more fully in Life and cultivate such inner qualities as Gratitude, Loving-Kindness, Happiness and Deep Relaxation

 

Sunday, April 30, 2017 (10am)-I’ll be offering musical selections for a UU church service in Brunswick, Maine. Guest speaker Roger Paul. 

 

~Further details on these and upcoming tour dates with guitarist Robby Coffin AND the long-awaited return of my soul-sistahs, Trina Hamlin and Collen Sexton in mid-June!! www.lynndeeves.com/see

peace y’all,

                                Lynn

 

 

Springing up!!

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Hello Friends of Music,

I’m coming out of winter “hibernation” for 2 cool Spring appearances (see below). I am also super-stoked for a long-overdue, reunion tour in mid-June with gal pals Trina Hamlin and Colleen Sexton, as well as for summer shows with guitarist Robby Coffin…look for all details at www.lynndeeves.com/see

Saturday, March 18 (8pm)-Highlands Inn for womyn in Bethlehem, NH. House concert for guests only…my annual getaway to the White mountains of New Hampshire. Jenny and Gia are indeed the hostesses with the mostesses…think snow shoe/ski, hot tub under the stars, yummy breakfasts, intimate house concert… http://www.highlandsinn-nh.com

Sunday, April 30 (10am)-Unitarian Universalist church at 1 Middle Street in Brunswick, Maine. I’ll be offering musical selections for the morning service with guest speaker, Roger Paul-a Passamaquoddy/Maliseet tribe member who works with incarcerated Native Americans. Should be a powerful morning!

stay warm…

        Lynn

 

4th annual vigil for Sandy Hook and victims of gun violence

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Dear Friends,

I am honored to be invited to join this Wednesday evening  with members of the U.U. church in Brunswick, Maine for their 4th annual vigil for Sandy Hook and all victims of gun violence in 2015. Gathering together in community and sharing our hearts, songs and hope can be so healing in difficult times.

in peace and solidarity,

Lynn

https://www.facebook.com/pages/UU-Church-of-Brunswick-Maine/145631212124746

Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick (UUCB)
JOINS NATIONWIDE VIGILS ON DECEMBER 14 from 7-8:30PM TO #EndGunViolence ON THE FOURTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SANDY HOOK TRAGEDY
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick will hold a vigil on this fourth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, commemorating those who died on that sad day and the 120,000 American victims of gun violence since December 2012. This year we are offering “Music in Memoriam” featuring members of the UUCB church and choir, and Maine singer/songwriter Lynn Deeves. Two videos will be shown of the faces of those who have died at Sandy Hook and in 2015 by gun violence. The vigil will be part of a nationwide tribute in partnership with the Newtown Action Alliance & the Newtown Foundation and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. We will offer a special recognition to members of Maine Moms Demand Action and Mainers for Responsible Gun Ownership. We will renew our promise to continue the work to #EndGunViolence.

We the People Rise Up Singing…

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Dear Friends,

Although I’ve experienced feelings of disbelief and sadness following the recent elections, I am bolstered by the many supportive and kind people in the world! I invite you to water seeds of happiness and hope in yourselves and in each other…practice a random act of kindness, help someone in need, speak out,  listen more deeply, smile at a stranger…and learn to trust in the “ripple” effect of any small (or large) act that you can offer to the world in your neighborhood…

I’ve been invited to offer a song and a chant at an InterFaith Service of Unity, Hope and Healing at the U.U.C.C. at 69 Winthrop Street in Augusta, Maine from 7-8 pm on Tuesday, 11.15.16. There will be inspiring songs and readings  from many walks of faith…all are welcome.

  in peace and strength,

  Lynn

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in the amphitheater at the Fayah…Adult Ed class…

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Hello again friends,

It’s been a crazy fun and yet, restful summer. I’m just getting back from a wonderful backpacking trip in the Sierra Nevada’s of California…gorgeous and majestic…the pic above was taken in Yosemite…it’s good to be back home and I wanted to let you know of a few upcoming events..

Saturday, 9/24/16 (12pm-1:1pm)-Common Ground Country Fair in Unity, Maine. I’ll be performing on the amphitheater stage with guitarist Robby Coffin at this annual pilgrimage of so many Maine lovers of all things sustainable… Grab an early lunch and come hang with us…in the giant field where kids spend hours sliding down the hill on cardboard boxes (ahhh, love of the simple pleasures). mofga.org/thefair

Also, I’ll be offering a 6-week adult education course entitled “Mindfulness in Everyday Life” at Gardiner High school on Thursdays beginning 9.29.16. For further details/to register: www.msad11.maineadulted.org

namaste,

                                Lynn

 

vigils in solidarity with Orlando shooting victims

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Dear friends,

Like you, I am heart-saddened by this weekends’ shootings in Orlando. Many communities are gathering to show our support, love and peace in solidarity with the victims and their families. These 2 dates have just been added today. Please send your positive energy whether you can attend or not…

may we all find peace and strength, Lynn

TONIGHT (Monday 6.13) at 8:30pm-a vigil in solidarity with Orlando shooting victims and their families,  on the steps of Portland City Hall. Featuring Mayor Ethan Strimling and many speakers, songs by Michael Franti (Spearhead), Maine Gay Mens’ chous and myself.

Tuesday, June 14 (7pm)-a vigil in solidarity with Orlando shooting victims and their families, at the corner of Market and Water Streets in Augusta, sponsored by Capitol area Multi-Faith organization. Music and speakers.