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Amazingly relevant and strong lyrics...a Dylan for the New Age...folk is back!”

— B. Keating

Very Woody Guthrie...”

— Resistance

...reminds me of Tom Lehrer, who wrote great parody and original songs in the '60s...”

Lady Liberals

Drew Velting writes moving, beautiful songs about what’s happening in the world akin to those of Tom Paxton and Bob Dylan. His work reflects a lifelong interest in folk music, its origins and how it can influence and improve our future – stunning!”

Dave Sear, Folk singer and host of WNYC's Folk Music Almanac

Hopefully, he will continue to write...songs of resistance, songs of healing, songs of equity, using his talent for social justice.”

Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer

Shows

Drew Velting tours New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Find a venue on the corner of traditional & contemporary folk music. 

Date Event Location
Drew Velting Pax Christi Hospitality Center, Port Jefferson, NY Pax Christi Hospitality Center, Port Jefferson, NY
Drew Velting Bread & More Soup Kitchen - First Congregational Church, Riverhead, NY Bread & More Soup Kitchen - First Congregational Church, Riverhead, NY
Drew Velting Mary Brennan INN Soup Kitchen, Hempstead, NY Mary Brennan INN Soup Kitchen, Hempstead, NY
Drew Velting: Deep In the Heart of Folk Music Freeport Memorial Library, Freeport, NY Freeport Memorial Library, Freeport, NY
Drew Velting Brentwood Family Shelter (Family Service League), Brentwood, NY Brentwood Family Shelter (Family Service League), Brentwood, NY
Drew Velting Starving Artist Cafe and Gallery, Franklin Square, NY Starving Artist Cafe and Gallery, Franklin Square, NY
Drew Velting Corner Galley, Massapequa, NY Corner Galley, Massapequa, NY
Drew Velting: An Evening of Folk Music Corner Galley, Massapequa, NY Corner Galley, Massapequa, NY
Drew Velting 3rd Rail Bar and Grille, Bellmore, NY 3rd Rail Bar and Grille, Bellmore, NY
Drew Velting: Deep in the Heart of Folk Music Locust Valley Library, Locust Valley, NY Locust Valley Library, Locust Valley, NY
Drew Velting: A Patchwork of Americana and Folk Music Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY
Drew Velting: A Patchwork of American Folk Songs Amityville Public Library, Amityville, NY Amityville Public Library, Amityville, NY

Latest News

New Concert Program - Bob Dylan: The Early Years

Bob Dylan: The Early Years pays tribute to America's most influential singer-songwriter of the 1960’s and the only musician ever awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. With both guitar and banjo, Drew Velting plays and sings a wide-ranging selection of…

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