is among the great songwriting voices in bluegrass, the winner of a Grammy and two IBMA Awards and cofounder of the Good Old Persons band, Kallick has written over 150 original songs and made 20 albums.

Photo by Anne Hamersky

Photo by Anne Hamersky

Friday, November 20 Kallick and her band plays a rare Portland concert for the Portland Folk Music Society at St. David of Wales Church, 2800 SE Harrison St.

Her most recent project is an album collaboration with Laurie Lewis, Laurie and Kathy Sing the Songs of Vern and Ray, a tribute to Vern Williams and Ray Park, California musicians whose songs are part of every bluegrass musician’s repertoire. Visit kathykallick.com to hear tracks.

Opening the evening will be The Honey Whiskey Trio, a trio of harmony singers specializing in powerful harmonies in folk and bluegrass styles. See honeywhiskeytrio.com.

Doors open at 7 pm and the concert begins at 7:30 pm, Tickets are $20, $17 members, $10 ages 12-18, under 12 free in advance from portlandfolkmusic.org/concerts.php.