A concert this Friday night at Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse will feature two popular artists and benefit The StewPot, which serves 1600 meals a day at The Bridge, Dallas’ homeless shelter downtown.

George Gagliardi, known by many as the piano player at the Pocket Sandwich Theatre popcorn-throwing melodramas, has written over 700 songs, several recorded by Cynthia Clawson. He’s been nominated for a Grammy and is a member of the Singapore Slingers and several jazz quartets.

Tom McDermott is a nationally touring professional storyteller, songwriter and virtuoso ukulele player who enjoys sharing songs, laughter and mayhem with kids and grownups alike. In addition to recording music, he has published books for adults and children.

Uncle Calvin’s is a family-friendly Friday night coffeehouse and listening room located within (and sponsored by) NorthPark Presbyterian Church, 9555 N. Central Expy at Walnut Hill Lane. Tickets are available via their website here, $15 for adults and $7.50 for youth (you’ll pay a little more at the door). Coffee, teas and desserts will be available from friendly staff, volunteers from the church and community. The show begins at 8pm.


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