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Via David Chirko:

>From: "John York"
>To: yorkmusic@hotmail.com
>Subject: york/matsuyama concert
>Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2003 10:56:08 -0700



>at The Coffee Gallery Backstage
>2029 N. Lake Ave
>Altadena, CA

>Friday night, September 5th at 8 pm
>Tickets $12.50

>John York, an ex-Byrd, plays guitars, Japanese shakuhachi flute,
>Chinese gu zheng table harp, and sings in a rich emotional voice.

>Yukiko Matsuyama plays koto, blending her Japanese musical roots
>with the music of the western world.

>John and Yukiko have just released their first CD together entitled

>Opening the show will be Brian Webb.
>For directions and reservations, call (626) 398-7917

New Magazine Release:

UNCUT FLIES 8 MILES HIGH WITH THE BYRDS Fans of The Byrds should check out this month’s Uncut magazine for exclusive interviews with the three surviving members of the original line-up. Giving their first interview in fifteen years Crosby, McGuinn and Hillman talk about the period 1964-1968 revealing all about the drugs, coming over to England and meeting the Beatles. The insightful interview covers the making of Hey Mr Tambourine Man through to Eight Miles High and the inspiration and breakdowns on the way. The August issue of Uncut is on sale Thursday July 3rd at all good newsagents. plus this month's issue carries an exclusive cd, 8 miles high, made up of 19 tracks by artists inspired by The Byrds, featuring The Flamin' Groovies, Crowded House, Blue Oyster Cult and The Byrds' original version of 'So You Want to Be a Rock'N'Roll Star?''

>From: "John York" (via David Chirko)
>To: yorksong@earthlink.net
>Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2003 09:43:14 -0700

> >On Sunday, June 15th, John York will perform a free Father's Day
>concert at 2 pm at the Claremont Public Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave.
>in Claremont, CA. 909-621-4902 for further information


From John York (via David Chirko):

>Sat April 12th starting at 6 pm ...MUSUBI DOJO ANNIVERSARY
>CELEBRATION > 1420 N. Claremont Blvd. # 204A
> Claremont, CA info 909-624-7770

>Sun April 13th starting at 7:30...THE FOLK MUSIC CENTER presents > JOHN YORK $ YUKIKO MATSUYAMA koto
> 220 Yale Ave
> Claremont, CA info 909-624-2928
> tickets $10/ $8 students

>Sat April 19th evening performance...CALL TO ARTS! EXPO
> Cal State Northridge

>Sat April 26th & 27th at 7:30 pm...GEORGE CUTTRESS presents > "THE PLACE WHERE I AM DREAMING"
> by Sumi Nakano, artist
> & John York, musician
> in the Pomona Arts Colony
> 252-A S. Main Street, Pomona,CA
> 909-868-2970 for info
> & seat reservations(recommended)

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