The Jefferson Freedom Cafe      The Jefferson Freedom Cafe

The Jefferson Freedom Cafe is an all volunteer, non-smoking family-friendly venue, which hosts a musical performance usually on the 3rd Saturday of each month. Refreshments include a variety of coffees, teas, soft drinks, snacks and desserts.

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Upcoming Shows


On Saturday October 18, 2014 at 7:30pm,
Jefferson Freedom Cafe concert series presents:


photo by Gwendolyn Cates

It has always seemed as if there were two Cheryl Wheelers, with fans of the New England songwriter relishing watching the two tussle for control of the mic. There is poet-Cheryl, writer of some of the prettiest, most alluring and intelligent ballads on the modern folk scene. And there is her evil twin, comic-Cheryl, a militant trend defier and savagely funny social critic. The result is a delightful contrast between poet and comic.

Poet-Cheryl writes achingly honest songs of love and loss. Contrasting the prosaic landscapes of her native small-town America with the hopelessly rootless life of the traveling performer, she touches the common chords with any who feel the tug between our busy, noisome times and the timeless longing for simplicity and silence.

Her deceptively plain-spun songs have been hits for such mainstream stars as Suzy Bogguss (Aces) and Dan Seals (Addicted), and have been recorded by everyone from Bette Midler, Maura O'Connell, Peter Paul and Mary, Juice Newton, and Garth Brooks.

Comic-Cheryl comes on like Groucho-in-a-housecoat; a fiercely everyday woman with a barbed-wire tongue. Shredding the mores of our gossipy, greedy, trend-obsessed culture, Wheeler always aims enough darts at herself to never seem sanctimonious. As the two forces smooth their conflict, taking their separate turns and melding into the same artistic vision, Wheeler emerges as a gifted and openhearted songwriter approaching the sure summit of her craft. Her abiding faith in her audience's ability to find their own life reflected in the sweet spaces of her songs reveals an artist comfortably wearing the austere genius that defines folk music's best traditions. More confidently and beautifully than ever before, she proves that the poet and the comic are one and the same. - Scott Alarik

To learn more about Cheryl Wheeler go to:

To listen to Cheryl's music click here.

Doors open at 6:45pm,Show starts at 7:30pm

Tickets are $20 adv, $25 door

To order TICKETS through website, click here

BYOB (beer & wine) RESPONSIBLY!

Jefferson Freedom Cafe is a smoke free listening room located at
1959 Sandy Lane, Fort Worth, TX 76112    
click here for directions (near I-30 & I-820 on the eastside of Fort Worth)

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Tickets are $20 adv, $25 door
by check or online

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