The Hobbledehoy attended a short but wonderful performance by Nora Brown & Stephanie Coleman at last year’s Jack Kerouac Festival which takes place annually in Lowell, Massachusetts. We’re thrilled to see Nora and Stephanie featured on NPR’s terrific “Tiny Desk” program.
TINY DESK SET LIST
- “Across the Rocky Mountain”/”The Old Blue Bonnet”
- “Lady of the Lake”
- “Copper Kettle”
As for the Kerouac Festival – it takes place annually in October featuring panel discussions, readings, jazz and folk music, films, open mike events, as high poetry competition, book signings, and more.
Kerouac fans and scholars from across the United States and around the world travel to Lowell for the festival. Writers, musicians, and scholars who have participated over the years include Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Robert Creeley, David Amram, Gregory Corso, Anne Waldman, Patti Smith, Michael McClure, and Ray Mazarek.