18th Annual Greater Waltham Healing Garden Music Fest
This Year’s Healing Garden Music Fest features great talents, and great people, from as far as Nashville, Tennessee, and Ontario Canada, and as near as The Greater Waltham region stretching from Quincy to Boston to the North Shore to New Hampshire.
Jennifer McCarter - Jennifer grew up in the Smoky Mountains; singing along to country legends like Dolly, Emmylou Harris and Bill Monroe in her mountain home. Her passion for country music led her to Nashville. Jennifer and her sisters were signed to the Warner Brothers label, and charted several hits - including, The Gift, Timeless and True Love and Up and Gone. Jennifer became known for her authentically country voice.
The McCarters were featured often on The Grand Ole Opry and many other television shows, including “The American Music Awards,” “The Dolly Show,” “Hee-Haw,” and multiple appearances on TNN’s “Nashville Now.”
They also toured, among others, with Randy Travis and Kenny Rogers, and performed for years in eighteen countries in all. You’ll love Jennifer McCarter’s true-to-her-roots country singing
Scott Neubert is the guy behind Smash Recording, in Nashville, Tennessee. With decades of experience in playing, recording, producing, arranging, writing and singing, Scott and his group of top-notch musicians help make your song sound the best it can be. To boot, he’s a fine sonqwriter and performer in his own right. You’ll be warmed by his writing, singing, and guitar-playing. Oh, and Jennifer’s husband Andy Hull (drums) will set in for a few numbers with Jennifer and Scott.
The Sourmash Special Guesters Bandan All-Star castof some of the finest country music musicians in the northeast, or anywhere, comes together today for a rousing set of songs. Edmond Boudreau (mandolin, vocals), Kathy Burkly (drums), Matt Leavenworth (fiddle, vocals), Sandy Martin (bass, vocals), Chuck Parrish (guitar, vocals), and Jim Spellman (guitar, vocals) will intertwine their wares for our listening and dancing pleasure. If there’s a Country Music Healing Garden event, well, then, there’ll surely be a contingent of the Special Guesters Band. This year’s “Sourmash” group is in great part named with respect to memory of the great writer and performer John Lincoln Wright.
Todd Sterling, who “grew up on Haggard and Jones/the Beatles & the Rolling Stones…”, was born in Ontario but grew up in Alberta, Canada, where he first fell in love with Country Music. Todd’s just-released album was recorded in Nashville, and produced by none other than his longtime friend Scott Neubert!
100% of the ticket proceeds will be donated to the Mount Auburn Hospital towards a future Healing Garden for patients and families.