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Welcome to the online home of Adler & Hearne and Spring Hollow Organic Song Farm! (updated July 17, 2018)  

Us on the front steps of the Chapel at Geneva Point Center, Moultonborough, NH. Photo by Francesco Silvestri

This photo of yours trulies is by the awesome Francesco Silvestri, and was taken of us sitting on the front steps of the Chapel at Geneva Point Center in Moultonborough, NH where we are part of the loving community known simply as Camp Winni in its 102nd year! (First week of August each year -- come on -- meet us there in 2018. We'll be teaching a songwriting class!)

 

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Big News!!!

The Texas Commission on the Arts has once again accepted Adler & Hearne onto the Texas Touring Roster as official Texas Touring Artists for the 2018-2020 touring season. For more information, see our TCA Touring Artists page here on our web site, and click HERE to see TCA's recent Facebook announcement about yours trulies!!!

 

Summer TOUR underway. Yee HAW!!!

CALENDAR NOTE: NEW CALENDAR DATES ARE POSTING DAILY even as we are on tour!!! Check back often to see if we're headed your way. Or better yet, reach out with an invite and we'll get YOUR house concert on our tour itinerary for the coming days.

Our summer tour is taking us from the upper east side of Texas to Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Delaware, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Louisiana. And who  knows what other states might fill in as serendipitous last-minute opportunities unfold before our very eyes practically DAILY. 

There are exciting NEW projects on the horizon too. Come back soon for an update on a new children's project, a Texas Songs project, and a new 'His & Hers' double CD of solo work from Lynn and Lindy. At least, that's what we think it wants to be.


Looking back...reflections from the road. 

WE MADE IT TO SOME FAST UP-AND-BACK APRIL 26 & 27 GIGS in Fayetteville and Siloam Springs, AR! EMILY KAITZ joined us on stage for our cozy "GOOD MEDICINE" house concert show in Fayetteville. And then there was our noon show on Friday, April 27 for the awesome 44th ANNUAL DOGWOOD FESTIVAL in soulful Siloam Springs, AR. A fast and fun mini-tour run.

What other kinds of gigs have we been up to lately...? On the weekend of April 14-15 we enjoyed performances in Gainesville, TX (a private house concert, and three Sunday a.m. church services). On March 2 we had the pleasure of opening for The Bill Hearne Trio at Winnsboro Center for the Arts. It's always a delight to get some quality time with Lindy's newly discovered Hearne cousins (Bill and Michael and all)!

In October we enjoyed a short two-week concert tour up to the beautiful Midwest, followed by our November 11 concert at our hometown's Winnsboro Center for the Arts with special guests Emily Kaitz, Drew Pierce and Kate Hearne!

We celebrated autumn's actual arrival in New Orleans, though it wasn't quite fallish weather yet. Before that, we had just returned home to TX from a two-week concert tour over to Amarillo (TX), and Santa Fe, Questa and Taos (NM). With the icing on the cake being our performance at Michael Hearne's 15th Annual Big Barn Dance Music Festival in Taos.

And well, before THAT (we were home a whole five days), we had just returned from a six-week concert tour that took us to MO, IL, MI, PA, NY, NH, MA, ME and CT. We played so many soulful listening rooms along the way, including house concerts and Sunday a.m. church services. And our beloved Camp Winni at Geneva Point Center on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough, NH, where we taught two Breakthrough Songwriting classes each morning of camp. Wonderful memories all.

But as we said above, we've also had our share of time away from music making taking care of our own health, as well as attending to those we love. Our days at home off the road are times to recharge and restore and reflect too. So important.

We hope you too are finding time for that important aspect of living your dreams, and being in community with family and friends.

We LOVE hearing from you -- especially when you want us to come sing at your venue, home, community, church, special event, etc. And remember: we're on the Texas Touring Roster of the Texas Commission on the Arts. That means if you represent a public school, library, municipality or not-for-profit organization in Texas -- you can apply to the TCA for what's called Performance Support (grant dollars -- up to 50 percent of our fee). Cool huh?! To learn more, click here:

http://www.arts.texas.gov/artroster/roster/

Or shoot us a fast email, and we'll reply pronto!!! Write to us at lynnandlindy@adlerandhearne.com

 

Hear Adler & Hearne on "The Hearne Family Album"- !

Thanks to the awesome family tree research provided by Lindy's sister Joan Hearne Thompson -- we were delighted to confirm the long-suspected, family-tree connection between Lindy, Michael Hearne and Bill Hearne.

Next thing we knew, Michael was extending the invitation to Lindy to contribute a song or two to the long-awaited HEARNE FAMILY ALBUM recording released at Michael Hearne's 2017 15th Annual Big Barn Dance in Taos, NM. We were so honored to be included in the festival line-up that year, along with our daughter Kate Hearne!!

The two songs of ours featured on the recording are "Salty Town" co-written by Lindy Hearne and Kate Hearne, from our CD "Second Nature." And Lindy's song "When They Sing" from our latest double CD "Simpatico."

Wouldn't you like to add the HEARNE FAMILY ALBUM to your collection of Adler & Hearne CDs?!?!

Here's the link to Howlin' Dog Records where you'll soon be able to order the CD. Or email us directly with your order, and we'll ship one to you!

http://billhearne.com/wp/?post_type=release&p=1309

 

HEARNE FAMILY ALBUM

 

Speaking of albums... have you heard about our latest?!

Front cover of our brand 2-CD release

Meet 'SIMPATICO" -- a 24-song celebration of 15 years of organic song farming in the world!!!

Our O'fficial Hometown CD Release concert was SAT., OCT. 1, 2016, at our beloved Winnsboro Center for the Arts, and even though this new music was released late in the year (October 2016) -- "Simpatico" was among the OFFICIAL FOLK DJ Most-Played CDs of 2016. WhooHOO and hats off to radio promotions magician ERIC BALKEY.

Please help others hear our music by requesting airplay of Adler & Hearne songs by your favorite FOLK DJ in the world. Thank you!

Simply click HERE to listen to and purchase any of our music online!

 

Want us to provide special music at your church?! Check out our 'Sunday Mornings' page.

It's where you can learn more about how these two organic song farmers plant songs in hearts on Sunday mornings, at church coffeehouses on Saturday nights, dinners on the ground, etc. 

 

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ADLER & HEARNE MAKE HISTORY!!!

 We're honored to be included in this beautiful book penned by Maryann Miller and Bill Jones on the history of our adopted home town of Winnsboro, TX. Wow!! So cool...

Cover of the

Following is the history book page featuring yours trulies. The book is available for sale at the Winnsboro Center for the Arts, and at the Winnsboro Emporium. Truly a treasury of historic images and stories of our town, which was founded as "Crossroads" in 1854.

 Here we are on page 115. We made history in Winnsboro!! We are truly humbled to be featured in this way.

Thanks for stopping by our online home!

And for all you do to support organic song farmers like us in the world by showing up at shows, buying our music, and requesting it from your favorite FOLK DJs.

Thanks for visiting our BANDCAMP page too -- to listen and to purchase our music online, for yourself or for someone you love.

Y'all be safe out there, and be kind to yourself. 

Peace, love & healing through song always,

Lynn & Lindy

 

July 2018

Adler & Hearne

Spring Hollow Organic Song Farm | P.O. Box 979, Winnsboro, TX 75494

lynnandlindy@adlerandhearne.com

song farm cell: (214) 952-6086 (voice or text)