With: Jesse DeNatale, Jonathan Richman and Tommy Larkins
Singer Songwriter Jesse DeNatale will be performing in a benefit show Sunday August 10th at 7pm in downtown Pt. Reyes Station at Toby’s Feed Barn.
His very special guests will be Jonathan Richman and Tommy Larkins.
All proceeds from the concert will be contributed to the Powell- Porrata family.
On February 2, 2014 Roneil Powell 43, passed away in his sleep at home in Inverness. In January his four year old son Ezequiel had been hospitalized with a rare form of childhood cancer which will require extensive treatment.
Powell’s son, his 7-year-old daughter Yolanda, and his wife Alex Porrata will need assistance as they navigate the many health and financial challenges ahead.
The Powell-Porrata’s have been a longtime cherished part of the West Marin community.
Jesse DeNatale is a Singer Songwriter with long ties to West Marin. He has released two critically acclaimed albums, Shangri-La West and Soul Parade. Because of his way with words, as well as their marriage to simple, tuneful and mysteriously soulful melodies he has received great praise from both musicians and authors alike.
“He’s the Bard of Tomales Bay” – Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
“A unique and original American voice” – Tom Waits
“DeNatale is one of the most distinctive singers and creative lyricists of his generation and the generations that flank him” – Billy Collins, (U.S Poet Laureate)
“He’s good, really good” -Nick Hornby
Jonathan Richman has been writing songs, making records and performing live for most of his life, winning fans and making friends around the world with his guileless honesty and playfully catchy compositions. He’s revered by countless fellow artists, and has built a remarkably loyal international audience through his tireless touring. His deceptively straightforward songs embody timeless qualities of humanity, optimism, emotional insight and a boundless sense of humor, untainted by cynicism or transient notions of hipness.
Toby’s Feed Barn is located in the heart of downtown Pt. Reyes Station.
Toby’s is a family owned and operated general store and working feed barn that has been serving the community since 1942. Toby’s Feed Barn has hosted numerous events including Gary Snyder, Michael Pollan, Alice Waters and Robert Hass
There will also be a raffle and silent auction.
Toby’s Feed Barn. 11250 Highway One .Point Reyes Station CA 94956 . 415.663.1223
Tickets to the show are a suggested $20 donation
Get your tickets early, Sellout crowd expected.