July 11, 2015 at Village Market and Eatery in Gardiner.
Barbara Dempsey on guitar and vocals and DeWitt Nelson on Bass and Vocals have been playing together in various bands and on most Hudson Valley stages for over a decade. BARBARA DEMPSEY AND CO. performs a playlist that ignores genre. The one constant, however, is the extraordinary voice of Ms. Dempsey. Whether interpreting jazz standards – one review likened her to a young Ella Fitzgerald – or getting down with the blues and paying homage to Janis Joplin or Bonnie Raitt, treats her audiences to a powerful heartfelt performance. she