"We talked a lot about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s vision for a non-violent community that he called a 'Beloved Community,' " she said. "I wanted to go to a writer's retreat on Star Island in New Hampshire, and some people from the congregation gave donations to help me pay for the retreat and wanted me to write something I could perform at the church."
Natalie Merchant comes to mind whenever I spin "Seeds," which was just re-released digitally and will be a part of a vinyl EP in the works tentatively titled Skybound & Anchored. Martel announced she will soon launch a Kickstarter campaign to fund the vinyl pressing. In the meantime, get to the show at Roots and catch Kristi Martel in action.
KRISTI MARTEL | Friday, January 25 @ 8 pm | Roots Cultural Center, 276 Westminster Street, Providence | $6 | 401.272.7422 | kmetal.net
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