When: Fri., May 2, 6-9 p.m. 2014
Chords & Acres (David Merulla & David McGinnis) is the quiet guitar and voice of New York native David Merulla. He tells cinematic stories of birds, avalanches, water, hearts and silence with a haunting mixture of tradition and sometimes experimental aesthetic. www.autumninhalifax.com Jon Itkin is an Americana songwriter. He's played in the East. He's played in the West. Once, he strummed a G chord on Johnny Cash's jumbo Hummingbird. Generally speaking, he does his best to put words, melody and guitar music together to tell stories and tap into some of the musical traditions that make America a great place. Also, Rochester's longest running open mic welcomes poets, performers, and writers of all kinds. Share your poetry and prose in a relaxed, fun atmosphere.