Ancient Valley Open Mic Season Three

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Thursday, June 6 begins the new season of Ancient Valley Open Mic at a new location in Del Norte, Colorado Tap House and Grille/Mystic Biscuit Coffeehouse. I’m looking forward to using their big, well-lit stage and sound system.

Ancient Valley Open Mic is a free, weekly community event. Solos and groups, music and spoken word, all ages and languages are welcome.

Show scheduled 6-9 pm; sign-up begins at 5:30. Maybe I’ll see you there! You never know who you’ll see at an open mic.

Sangre de Cristo mountain range seen from the San Luis Valley.

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KNON Dallas/Fort Worth Air Time!

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The “Not Just Another Pretty Song” Texas Tour is going great. Check out my regular updates at Jenni Mansfield Peal Original on Facebook. Today I joined Anni Howe and the crew for Action Anni’s Monday Morning Blend on KNON, 89.3 fm DFW and played old and new songs.

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At KNON 89.3 fm in Dallas with the crew of Action Packed Monday Morning Blend!
A beautiful day in Dallas on the air at KNON 89.3 fm, Community Radio!
Action Anni (Anni Howe), DJ.

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Not Just Another Pretty Song

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April 2019 Texas Tour

I’ve got a lot of new songs to head down south with …

Check back while this comes together.

Outdoor photo of Jenni with snow in the background and a window reflecting her.
February snow and reflecting Jennis

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New Original Songs Featured

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”The Milkmaid And Her Pail,” “Putting On The Old Folk’s Clothes,” and “Good-bye Smile” are three original songs that I put on my children’s album, Putting On The Old Folk’s Clothes, 2008. You can now find them here, at the singles link under Music on my menu.

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Ancient Valley Open Mic Spring 2018

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Ancient Valley Open Mic Spring 2018 will be hosted at Wildwood Sounds Concert Venue in Del Norte, with its outstanding acoustics, lighting, and performance atmosphere. Check my shows for more information, and become our friend on FB: https://www.facebook.com/AVopenmic/ This is a free community arts event.

Del Norte duo Just Magic performs at AVOM.

Konnie of Just Magic performs original spoken word.

Brian performs his original songs of faith and spirit at AVOM.

Maurice goes traditional at AVOM.

Lorraine and Amy enchant the audience at AVOM.

Jenni welcomes a new player at AVOM.

Fiddle music for all from Johnny!

Amy and Eric are songwriters in a southwestern spiritual style.

Jenni’s got it all under control. Right.

Ross has his own style of soul music.

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At Home in Southern Colorado

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In August 2015, Tom Peal and I moved to Del Norte, CO, close to the top of our beloved Rio Grande. Now I’ve returned to an active schedule of performing with new original songs and lots of my favorite Americana covers.  My productions in the San Luis Valley include Ancient Valley Open Mic, 2017/2018 in Del Norte, Sunday Folk Music Breakfast at La Garita Trading Post In 2017 and at Boogies in Del Norte in 2018, and A Jam In The Rockies, August 2018. I’ll continue traveling back to my favorite places in Texas, like the Sons of Hermann Hall in Dallas, Pickin’ In the Pines in Pine Mills and The Terlingua Music Bash. Let’s share some music some time!

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My Pledge of Allegiance

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As Tom and I have become more comfortable in our new home in southern Colorado, I have come to admire Coloradans’ good nature and practical respect for personal liberty.  One of our current state senators, Michael Bennet, has raised his voice for justice and fairness towards all in our country, including families who are immigrants.  Inclusiveness is an American ideal, along with liberty and justice for all, that is contained in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag that so many of us learned as students and repeated daily.

It’s to Sen. Michael Bennet and other leaders who are speaking up for the civil rights of ordinary people that I dedicate this song.

My Pledge Of Allegiance

 

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