September 23, 2017: Tret Fure, Randall Fromm opening 8:00 p.m. $20

One of the most prolific artists in the contemporary singer-songwriter arena, Tret Fure has released 15 albums and CDs over the course of her 47year career singing in coffeehouses and college campuses. More recently she won the South Florida Folk Festival Singer/Songwriter Competition in 2 out of 3 categories., Best Overall and Best Up-Tempo Songas well as the prestigious Jane Schliessman Award for Outstanding Contributions to Women’s Music.

In the early 80s, Tret began exploring the independent side of the industry discovering the blossoming genre known as Women’s Music.  She recorded with and produced some of the best of women’s music including the legendary “Meg & Cris at Carnegie Hall” (1983). She worked as a duo with Cris Williamson throughout the 90s, producing, engineering and releasing 3 CDs together during those years.

“She’s a singer-songwriter who draws you into her personal world without self-indulgence because her themes are universal and the songs, well-written. Tret’s also a folk singer, touching on important issues like gender identity, and peace.