Jerry Popiel, Songs from the 1960s and 1970s
Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) and the Friends of the Secrest Arboretum close out their summer Music at the Arboretum concert series on Friday, August 18, 2023, with Avon Lake-based musician Jerry Popiel, in a program that will feature popular tunes from singer-songwriters from the 1960s and 1970s, including Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, Jim Croce, Dan Fogelberg, Cat Stevens and others.
In the event of rain, the concert will be held at Fisher Auditorium, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster, OH 44691. For more information call 419-853-6016.
The program is free, but registration is recommended.
About Jerry Popiel
Jerry is a producer, singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (guitar, mandolin, bass, harmonica, percussion, keys). He has served as Live Nation VIP club entertainment before James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt, BNL, Counting Crows, Matchbox 20, Dierks Bentley, Jimmy Buffett, Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers, Zac Brown Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd and more. He has also opened for Shawn Mullins, Mindy Smith, Leon Russell, The Strawbs, Sister Hazel, The Fixx, Naked Eyes, Clumsy Lovers, Ambrosia and Marty Willson-Piper (The Church) and more. He has several original albums available on all streaming services.
Jerry appeared in the 2016 Fox Searchlight film “A Bigger Splash” with Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson. He also appeared in Eric Shiveley’s award-winning documentary “Everyone but You” and in several community theater productions and has been featured on Cleveland’s “Crooked River Groove” and “Words and Music” TV shows.
He performs primarily as an acoustic guitarist/singer, but sometimes with backing band Osage Orange. He also is a member of indie rock band Birdhouse Gourds and the ’70s tribute act Cowbell Fever, co-starring as mellow, long-haired guitarist Donny Europa. Learn more at www.jerrypopiel.com.