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OPEN HIVE / Music: Colleen Kattau + Rachael Kilgour + Pamela Means

Fri, Nov 4, 2016
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM


Doors: 7 PM
Music: 7:30 PM


Join us for an intimate evening of three powerful artists and activists singing original songs of change, promise and release — embodying what it means to blend art with social change.

BEAHIVE is proud to partner in this event with Beacon SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice), the local chapter of a national network of groups and individuals organizing white people for racial justice. Through community organizing, mobilizing and education, SURJ moves white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability.

Colleen Kattau

“Joe Hill would be proud. Great singer and organizer at the same time.” (Pete Seeger)
Bilingual vocalist, guitarist and songwriter, Colleen has shared the stage with legendary performers Pete Seeger, Holly Near (with whom she toured in 2012), and Tom Paxton. She’s been a selected showcase artist at the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance and in the Emerging Artist Showcase at Falcon Ridge Folk Festival.

Rachael Kilgour

The 2015 Grand Prize winner of the esteemed international NewSong Music Performance & Songwriting Competition at Lincoln Center, Rachael has performed across the country in coffeehouses, concert series and radio studios as well as protests and picket lines. The Duluth, MN-based singer-songwriter has shared the stage with such folk luminaries as Cheryl Wheeler and Greg Brown and has made a big splash in the folk world with her vulnerable and driven performances.

Pamela Means

“One of the fiercest guitar players and politically-rooted singer-songwriters in the music industry today.” (Curve Magazine)
A singer-songwriter and jazz musician with “mad guitar-and-vocal skills” (Time Out New York), Pamela has been called a “white Tracy Chapman” and a “black Ani DiFranco.” She’s toured throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Australia, sharing stages with the likes of Ani DiFranco, Pete Seeger, Indigo Girls, Joan Baez, Howard Zinn, Angela Davis, Eve Ensler, Neil Young, Shawn Colvin, Richie Havens, Patty Larkin, Violent Femmes, and Television.


$15 / $10 BEAHIVE members
BYOB or wine available by donation
** all proceeds go to the artists




BEAHIVE’s OPEN HIVE / Music series aims to nurture the art of listening. We bring local/regional songwriters together with diverse touring performers and present them in our beautiful, intimate space for a truly unique and authentic “listening room” experience (free from TVs, high ticket prices, chattering bar patrons, and cappuccino machines).


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