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Dan Frechette and Laurel Thomsen at the Henry Miller Library, Big Sur

Monterey native Laurel Thomsen knows the merits of bike valet parking . . .

Laurel needs her helmet - Intro to HHT

and she also knows how to play the violin in an extraordinary way!

Laurel is acclaimed as a vocalist and songwriter too. That’s also true of her partner— vocalist, prolific songwriter, guitarist, and multi-instrumentalist entertainer Canadian Dan Frechette.

This year the two performed multiple shows at the Winnipeg Folk Festival, along with scores of shows coast-to-coast throughout North America. You can catch them at times in the Monterey Bay area too. The video below is from their November 11, 2016 performance to a packed house at the Henry Miller Library, Big Sur.

Dan Frechette and Laurel Thomsen

Above: Musicians ranging from Arcade Fire to Neil Young have played Henry Miller Library in Big Sur. November 11, 2016 the library was packed and overflowing, standing room only, for Dan Frechette and Laurel Thomsen. They were joined that night by Shannon Miller. Attendees came from Monterey, San Francisco, Oakland, Santa Barbara, Long Beach, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles, and other locations.

Dan and Laurel’s tour calendar is at www.danandlaurel.ca. Booking information on their website includes that you are welcome to book a house concert too.

 

 

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