Singer/songwriters to perform

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:14

    WEST MILFORD-On Thursday, July 15, The Lodge at Camp Ocawasin will be the setting for "An Evening of World Music" with headliner Amanda Homi and Her International Band. Samantha Trenholm with Stephen Miller will be also be making their tri-state area debut. Amanda Homi is a singer/songwriter with "a deep and genuine affinity" for music from around the globe. This year, she performed as backup singer and percussionist for Jackson Browne's European tour. Homi has performed around the world, from Greece to Jamaica and Senegal to Spain. She will be performing cuts from her new CD "Drumgirls," which was co-produced by Graham Hawthorne, drummer for artists including Paul Simon and David Byrne. Samantha Trenholm began singing at a young age, and by the time she was seven, it was apparent that her path had been set. Enrolled at the Canadian Royal Conservatory of Music by her parents when she was eight years old, Samantha was a star by the end of her first year there. At age 15, she moved to Austin, Tx. with her family, where she continued to hone her skills. It was there that she met Stephen Miller, an aspiring songwriter. The two work almost daily writing songs and perfecting their skills in the pop/rock market. The Lodge at Ocawasin is located at 625 Macopin Road, West Milford. Tickets for this event are $10 per adult and $5 per child, and can be purchased in advance or at the door. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the music will begin at 8 p.m. There will be door prizes, and light refreshments will be available. Proceeds will benefit West Milford Democrats 2004. For tickets or additional information, call 973-208-0175. Seating is limited.