Sylvia Bowersox is an Army veteran who served in Iraq and is the author of the book Triggers and the upcoming Go To War and Learn Things. Her work has appeared in the 0 Dark Thirty Review, the CNR, and the Washington Post. She also performs spoken word with her band, The People You Die With, and wrote a column in the Synthesis.
Matt Turner is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading improvising cellists. Equally skilled as a pianist, Turner performs in numerous styles and has shared the stage in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia with Cape Breton fiddle sensation Natalie MacMaster, avant-garde musicians Marilyn Crispell, Peter Kowald, Guillermo Gregorio, Scott Fields, and John Butcher, as well as country musician Wanda Vick, singer-songwriter LJ Booth, and jazz musician Bobby McFerrin to name a few.
John Gibson is an accomplished bass player and audio engineer who has performed many times at Luna over the years in a variety of groups. He was the sound engineer on a film in progress about service dogs for veterans with PTSD, and that is how he met Sylvia and came up with the idea for this performance.
Sylvia deals with some heavy subjects in her show, but don’t let that discourage you from attending. Despite the all ages nature of the show, viewer discretion is advised.
Donations will go to Little Angels Service Dogs.