Bob Franke

    8PM Fri, Nov 29, 2013

    Venue: Club Passim

    47 Palmer St., Cambridge, MA 02138


    Passim Non-profit Arts Organisation


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    Non-members: $20/Passim members: $18 | Genre: Folk | Bob Franke (it rhymes with "Yankee") is at the peak of his considerable craft; brimming with the wise and spiritually generous songs for which he is best known, along with wrenchingly convincing topical songs and sugared with the hilarious. His are the kind of songs that really do have the power to change the world by being taken into the lives of people. They come to you, these songs. As Tom Paxton says, "It's his integrity. I always think of Bob as if Emerson and Thoreau had picked up acoustic guitars and gotten into songwriting. There's touches of Mark Twain and Buddy Holly in there, too."

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