Melanie DeMore Schedule

We welcome vocal activist Melanie DeMore in February and March 2020.

Sign up for the Freedom Land Stick-Pounding Chorus here. Events in Red are part of Freedom Land.

February 1-9

Follen Stewardship Dinner with Melanie DeMore, Musical Guest
Saturday February 1, 6pm, Follen Community Center
Sign up link will come from Stewardship Committee.

Follen Worship Service with Melanie DeMore, Song Leader
Sunday February 2, 10:30am, Follen Sanctuary
All are welcome.

Gullah Stick-Pounding Workshop and Sing (Includes Lunch)
Sunday February 2, 2:30-6:45pm, Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry, Roxbury
Registration Required. Bus available. Sign up for bus.

Children’s Stomp and Sing (Ages 6-11)
Monday February 3, 4-5:15pm, Follen
Freedom Land Stick-Pounding Chorus Rehearsal (Metrowest Youth Participants, Adults welcome)
Monday February 3, 5:15-6:45pm, Follen

Freedom Land Stick-Pounding Chorus Rehearsal (Metrowest Adult Participants, Youth welcome)
Tuesday February 4, 7:30-9pm, Follen

Children’s Stomp and Sing at Conservatory Lab Charter Lower School in Roxbury
Wednesday February 5
(not a Follen event, email Tess Plotkin, CLCS Director, for information:

Freedom Land Stick-Pounding Chorus Rehearsal (Boston Youth and Adult Participants, All are welcome)
Wednesday February 5, 5-7pm, Charles Street AME

Workshops at Boston Public Schools and Hamilton-Garrett Music and Arts Academy
Thursday February 6
(not Follen events, email HGMAA Executive Director Gerami Groover-Flores for information:

Melanie DeMore Solo Song and Story Program, part of Bridges Music Series
Friday February 7, 8pm, Epp Sonin Music Center
Concert is Open to the Public, Admission is Pay What You Decide.

Freedom Land Stick-Pounding Chorus Rehearsal and Bagel Brunch (All Participants)
Saturday February 8, 10am-12pm, Follen

Story Slam to Benefit UU Mass Action with storyteller Melanie DeMore
Saturday February 8, 7-9pm, Follen Community Center
Purchase tickets at UU Mass Action. Event is sold out. Email Karen Carruthers at about options for attending.

Hospice Choir Workshop
Sunday February 9, 3-5:30pm, Follen
For members of hospice choirs. Email Carolyn Kingston at to participate.
Workshop is now FULL. We regret that this event isn’t open to spectators.

March 21-29

Choral Workshop with the Mystic Chorale
Saturday, March 21, 1-4:30pm, First Parish Arlington
Open to everyone who loves to sing.  For information and tickets, please visit

Open Community Sing, co-sponsored by First Parish in Concord and Follen
Sunday March 22, 2-4pm, First Parish in Concord
All Ages, Open to the public, Suggested donation. Contact Follen Director of Music Vivian Montgomery at for information.

Children’s Stomp and Sing (Ages 6-11) in Roxbury (Follen and Boston Participants)
Monday March 23, 4:30-5:45pm, Conservatory Lab Charter School, Roxbury
Meals provided, Transportation from Lexington provided, Sign up for carpool coming soon.

Freedom Land Stick-Pounding Chorus Rehearsal (All Youth Participants, Adults welcome)
Monday March 23, 6:15-7:45pm, Charles Street AME, Roxbury
Transportation from Lexington provided.

Freedom Land Stick-Pounding Chorus Rehearsal (Adult Participants, Youth welcome)
Tuesday March 24, 7:30-9pm, Follen

Freedom Land Stick-Pounding Chorus and Stomp and Sing (Ages 6-11) Dress Rehearsal
Wednesday March 25, 5:30-7:30pm, Follen Sanctuary

Food for Thought with Melanie DeMore
Thursday March 26, 6-8pm, Follen Community Center
Dinner provided, No RSVP required, Contact Sally Cassells at with questions or to request child care.

Freedom Land Performance
Saturday March 28, Rehearsal 4:30pm, Performance 6pm, Charles Street  AME, Roxbury

Follen Music Service: Freedom Land
Sunday March 29, 10:30am, Follen Sanctuary