Appearances January-February 2024
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Happy New Year!  We are starting a little late this month due to a wonderful but exhausting month playing with the Bittersweet Christmas Band, plus Phil had a full knee replacement on December 19th!  He is recovering very well, and we are both looking forward to getting out to sing and play again.

It has been said that life is what happens to you when you're busy making other plans.  We had planned to release our sixth full length album, “Wheels of Time,” at our annual January concert sponsored by the Geneva Park District, but lots of things beyond our control happened to prevent that.  However, we will do a pre-release event at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Geneva on January 19th, see below for details.  For our monthly in-the-round Zoom house concert, we are thrilled to be working with the wonderful Gina Forsyth (who, BTW, did some brilliant violin work on the new recording).

February Sky lives in the town of Trout Lake in Michigan's Upper Peninsula,  We are full time touring musicians. Apparently the pandemic is largely over, but we are still live-streaming concerts with geographically distant artists, as well as playing live concerts.  Please check out our appearances for details.

"I've had the delight of watching two long time friends and musicians grow a duo. I've listened to Phil Cooper for years as part of a duo/trio/ensemble, with singing partner Margaret Nelson as the constant through all those years. Phil's darlin’ Susan wrote wonderful songs, sang wacky and ribald songs she'd found elsewhere and became an ever more deft musician through those years. Now they're a duo - February Sky - and the combination of Phil's incredible repertoire of very traditional song and tune and Susan's singer-songwriter orientation and addition of her skill with other instruments have been blended into something very different than what either had done before. Same songs, or tunes from previous repertoires... but whole different flavor. Each time I see them, what they do gets tighter, deeper, more distinctive.   'Course it helps that both are thoughtful, generous people who like each other lots.   --Joanne Laessig,  Folknet, Cleveland, OH

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