Every year since 1998, in the last weekend of February, fisher poets have gathered in Astoria, Oregon to celebrate the livelihood of fishing and its connected community. This year’s FisherPoets Gathering will be different, with the gathering done over the internet. This episode of Folk Espresso, Fisher Poetry, is an echo of past years gathering’s, and a hint of what you may find in this year’s Fisher Poets Gathering.
Local and regional musicians in this show include: Geno Leech; Brian Robertson; Jon Boderick & Jay Speakman; Erin Fristad; Evelyn Pinkerton; Ed Edmo; Brownsmead Flats; Craig Brandis; Mark Graham; Mary Garvey; Shanghaied On The Willamette; Kathy Stack; Fraser Union; Moe Bowstern; Hobe Kytr And Dave Berge; David Densmore; Smitty Smith; Ray Troll & The Ratfish Wranglers.
Other musicians in the show include: Stan Rogers; Larry Kaplan; Jon Campbell; John Van Amerongen.