The Evolution of Joni Mitchell
Inspired by David Yaffe’s passionate, brilliant biography, “Reckless Daughter,”
The Evolution of Joni Mitchell takes the audience, in chronological order,
on a captivating and enlightening journey through Joni Mitchell’s life and music!
From early folk to folk-rock, to jazz and pop music, Joni Mitchell continually evolved
and pushed the envelope, defying critics and fans, who wanted her to stay the lithe and lovely,
gentle folk faerie that they fell in love with in the 60’s.
Joni is a true pioneer, blazing a trail for women in music for decades to come,
by never compromising her artistry.
The show dives into and behind the songs, stringing together the story of Joni’s life17, through her music.
Songs include: “Both Sides Now,” “Big Yellow Taxi,” “Chelsea Morning,” “Woodstock,” “The Circle Game,”
“A Case Of You,” “Free Man in Paris,” “Hejira,” “Night Ride Home,” and “Turbulent Indigo.”
Canyon Folkies: Over the Hills & Under the Covers
A journey through a time and place where music legends would become legendary…
From the mid-sixties to the early-seventies, something magical took place in Southern California.
It all happened in a bucolic stretch of hills, just above the Sunset Strip, called Laurel Canyon.
Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, The Byrds, The Mamas & The Papas, The Eagles, The Doors,
and Crosby, Stills & Nash, to name just a few, all lived, loved, created, and collaborated there.
Lauren tells the story of this legendary time in American music history, and sings the songs that it inspired.
Love, Lust, Fear & Freedom: The Songs of Joni Mitchell & Leonard Cohen
Through stories and song, Fox examines the creative genius--and conflicted desires--of two of folk music’s most enduring artists.
Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen are widely known to be two of the best and most prolific songwriters of their generation...
Less known about the fellow Canadian artists is that they had a relationship early in their careers that lasted only a few months, but had a lasting effect on their work. Many have speculated as to why the relationship didn’t last, and that is what's explored in this show--BOTH SIDES.
Through their music, their histories, their triumphs and heartbreaks, Fox delves into the meaning behind the songs to give us a better understanding of a painter and a poet who mesmerized the world through song. Highlights of the show include Mitchell’s “Chelsea Morning,” “River” and “Both Sides Now,” and Cohen’s “Suzanne,” “Bird On A Wire” and “Hallelujah.”