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SHARON GOLDMAN is a New York-raised, New Jersey-based singer-songwriter whose "intense, insightful, vivid" storytelling is a "clinic in how to paint an indelible picture with the simplest images and symbols."

Over several well-received albums, she has combined heartfelt portraits and memorable lyrics with unforgettable melodies and pure, precise, expressive vocals — taking a folk/pop sensibility to new artistic heights. She performs regularly at house concerts, folk coffeehouses, festivals, arts and cultural venues and community centers. 

Her latest album, KOL ISHA (A Woman's Voice), offers a bold, unique song journey merging Jewish imagery, myth and memories with a modern, feminist perspective. She digs deep into memories of prayers and rituals; of roads not taken; and of voices not heard. She also mines the stories of biblical and mythical women for creative inspiration.

Sharon was recently honored with a Semi-Formal showcase spot at the 2017 Northeast Regional Folk Alliance conference. The songs from KOL ISHA were also honored with a finalist spot at the 2017 South Florida Folk Festival songwriting competition and three Honorable Mentions at the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest. 

 

Previous events

Date Event Location
Featured performer at Epicure Cafe Music Showcase Epicure Cafe, Fairfax, VA Epicure Cafe, Fairfax, VA
Merry & Happy Tunes at Cai's Cafe -- Solo! Cai's Cafe, Metuchen, NJ 08840 Cai's Cafe, Metuchen, NJ 08840
A Very Merry Chick-Mas Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3, New York, NY Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3, New York, NY
Featured Performer @ Burlap & Bean Open Mic Burlap & Bean, Newtown Square, PA Burlap & Bean, Newtown Square, PA
Sloan Wainwright's Holiday Whiz-Bang Bedford Presbyterian Church, Bedford, NY Bedford Presbyterian Church, Bedford, NY
Appearance on WAMC's "Hudson River Sampler" WAMC Radio, Albany, NY WAMC Radio, Albany, NY
 —  — Private Showcases at NERFA (Northeast Regional Folk Alliance) Crowne Plaza Stamford, Stamford, CT Crowne Plaza Stamford, Stamford, CT
Schoolhouse Songwriter Series Old Franklin Schoolhouse, Metuchen, NJ Old Franklin Schoolhouse, Metuchen, NJ
Sharon Goldman + Villa Palagonia co-bill! Home of Barbara , New Haven, CT Home of Barbara , New Haven, CT