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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 and clever “short shelf life” songs akin to those of Tom Paxton. 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

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 Starving Artist Cafe and Gallery, Franklin Square, NY Starving Artist Cafe and Gallery, Franklin Square, NY
Drew Velting Bellmore Bean Cafe, Bellmore, NY Bellmore Bean Cafe, Bellmore, NY
Drew Velting: Scary Folk! Hauppauge Public Library, Hauppauge, NY Hauppauge Public Library, Hauppauge, NY
Drew Velting Bellmore Bean Cafe, Bellmore, NY Bellmore Bean Cafe, Bellmore, NY
Drew Velting Corner Galley, Massapequa, NY Corner Galley, Massapequa, NY
Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA) Conference Crowne Plaza, Stamford, CT Crowne Plaza, Stamford, CT
Drew Velting: Deep In the Heart of Folk Music Freeport Memorial Library, Freeport, NY Freeport Memorial Library, Freeport, NY
Drew Velting: An Evening of Folk Music Corner Galley, Massapequa, NY Corner Galley, Massapequa, 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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Woody Guthrie died 50 years ago today

Sending hope and prayers out to the victims, families and people of Las Vegas and Puerto Rico (and RIP Tom Petty) on this day, October 3, 2017. 50 years ago today, we lost Woody Guthrie - a folk music icon…

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