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David LaMotte is a songwriter and author based in the mountains of North Carolina. He has performed in all fifty states and on five continents, and has been a featured speaker at events in Germany, India, Australia, at the Scottish Parliament, and at the Presbyterian Church (USA) Mission to the United Nations. His most recent album, Still, spent six months in the Top 20 on Folk Radio in 2022, and his new book, You Are Changing the World Whether You Like It Or Not, will be published by Chalice Press in the summer of 2023. He’s also a member of Abraham Jam, a trio of musicians from the three Abrahamic faiths. Richard Rohr of the Center for Action and Contemplation says “David LaMotte is a very good partner in this important work, both for our world and for the human soul.” 

The Boston Globe writes that his music “pushes the envelope with challenging lyrics and unusual tunings, but he also pays homage to folk tradition,” while BBC Radio Belfast lauds his “charm, stories, humor, insightful songs, sweet voice, and dazzling guitar ability.”



Coming Alive Again - David LaMotte

Coming Alive Again - David LaMotte

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Here we are in Year 11 !

We invite you to explore live folk and singer/songwriter music in an intimate setting at Deer Creek Coffeehouse (DCC), a non-alcoholic venue located in the picturesque setting of Darlington, MD. DCC seats approximately 100 people at small, candlelit tables, in the friendly and cozy style of The Village, NYC coffee houses of the 1950’s and 1960’s. Now in its eleventh season, DCC, a non-profit organization, is devoted to presenting professional acoustic recording artists from all over the U.S., Canada and sometimes Ireland and Wales.

The suggested donation amount for each show is $15 for adults and $5 for youth ages 13-21. Only cash and checks written to Deer Creek Coffeehouse are accepted. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each show. No one is turned away for inability to donate the amount. Homemade baked goods, non-sugary snacks, coffee tea, water and soda are sold for a nominal fee. The venue has an ADA accessible ramp. We reserve tables for those with limited mobility, i.e., wheel chairs, walkers, etc. 

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