About Ken Sizemore
Ken Sizemore has been performing folk and early pop music all over the country for more than 40 years. As a folk singer and guitarist, Ken Plays the "classic" folk music of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s—songs by such artists as Peter, Paul, and Mary, The Kingston Trio, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, John Denver, Gordon Lightfoot, Tom Paxton, Simon and Garfunkel, Don McLean, and many others. Some of the pop artists that Ken includes in his repertoire are The Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Neil Diamond, Jim Croce, Harry Belafonte, James Taylor, Roberta Flack, Ricky Nelson, Jimmy Rogers, and even Elvis Presley, and he also pays tribute to country greats by including songs by Johnny Cash, Kris Kristopherson, John Prine, Johnny Horton, Roger Miller, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, and Merle Haggard.
While based in Nashville for almost 30 years, Ken performed as a solo artist, as part of the folk duo "Judith and Ken", and with the folk trio "The Folk Revival". He has done thousands of concerts, clubs, listening rooms, coffee houses, banquets, and festivals over the years and has played for audiences throughout the United States. He returns to Nashville several times a year to perform folk music programs... Ken moved to Panama City in 1999, and has continued to perform all over the southeastern US since then...
In addition to playing concerts, coffee houses, outdoor festivals, and listening rooms, Ken has developed a number of programs that he presents to church groups, civic organizations, and clubs. His programs are developed around a topic or theme and feature lots of music as well as narration. A few of the titles of Kens programs include: ..
"Songs Of Protest And Change--the 60s Revisited"
"The Life and Music Of Woody Guthrie"
"For The Love Of The Earth"
"Pete Seeger--How Can I Keep From Singing"
"John Denver--A Song’s Best Friend"
" Tom Paxton---The BEST Protest Songwriter Of the Sixties"
"Songs Of Justice, Equity, and Compassion---the Second Principle"
"Friendship---A Celebration Of Friends Of All Ages"
"Malvina Reynolds---A UU Songwriting Treasure"
"Keep Your Eyes On The Prize---the Sound Track of the Civil Rights Movement"
"Family Ties---Songs Of Family Members, From Childhood to Grandparents"
"Gordon Lightfoot---The Canadian Troubadour"
"A Jimmy Buffet Morning---Both The Lighthearted Fun Side And The Thoughtful Poetic Side Of An American Original"
"Give Peace A Chance---Songs Of Peace, and Of the Heartbreak and Futilty Of War"
"Standing On The Side Of Love"---Music celebrating love and acceptance for EVERYONE!!
"The Sound Of Silence---A Tribute To Simon and Garfunkel"
"The Poet Of A Generation---Bob Dylan In The 60’s"
"Songs of Hope For A New and Better World"
In recent months, Ken has performed in these states and cities......
Florida: Pensacola, Valparaiso, Panama City Beach, Panama City, Apalachicola, Tallahassee, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Amelia Island, St. Augustine, Tampa, Lakeland, Naples, Bradenton
Alabama: Mobile, Fairhope, Daphne, Enterprise, Montgomery, Huntsville, Birmingham, Florence, Tuscaloosa
Georgia: Columbus, Athens, Dahlonega, Atlanta, Elijay
Tennessee: Nashville, Cookeville, Tullahoma, Murfreesboro, Maryville
Mississippi: Hattiesburg, Oxford, Tupelo, Jackson, Ellisville
North Carolina: Franklin
For upcoming Ken Sizemore performances, click on the "EVENTS" page... Ken can be reached for booking enquiries at 850-215-5533 (home) 850-276-8633 (cell)
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