Green Mountain Crossroads: Transgender musician to perform benefit

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BRATTLEBORO — Dubbed "among the best folk-rock artists in the U.S.," by Tucson Weekly, transgender songwriter Namoli Brennet has been touring the country since 2002.

A recent Iowa transplant, Brennet was based out of Arizona for more than a decade and her music still carries some of the stark, persistent beauty of the desert. She cites influences from Patti Smith to Patty Griffin, and Zocalo magazine calls her music, "Gorgeous and introspective."

Brennet was named in the inaugural Trans 100 list, has been nominated for 4 OutMusic Awards and had her music featured in the Emmy-Award Winning film "Out in the Silence." Most recently she's been touring extensively in Germany and her 2015 release "Ditch Lilies" was nominated for the German Music Critics award. More at namolibrennet.com

On Saturday, Brennet will be in Brattleboro to perform a benefit concert for Green Mountain Crossroads at the Hooker-Dunham Theatre, 139 Main St., starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 at the door.

All proceeds benefit Green Mountain Crossroads, connecting rural LGBTQ people to build community, visibility, knowledge, and power. To learn more, visit greenmountaincrossroads.org.

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