Laura Nyro was the first person, songwriting-wise, where there were no rules. She influenced more songwriters that came out—and successful songwriters—than probably anyone who came before her.”

— Elton John

We are happy to announce that the Stoned Soul Crew is embarking on their maiden voyage of a celebration of the music of not only Laura Nyro, but of two other iconic singer/songerwriters, Joni Mitchell and Carole King on Friday, August 5th at 8 pm at the Sellersville Theater in Sellersville, PA.  It's going to be a wonderful night, so please join us.  Please click the Calendar Button for more information and a link to tickets! 

Stoned Soul Picnic is a concert-style celebration of the art and soul of the late, great singer-songwriter, and 2012 Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame honoree, Laura Nyro. Lead vocalist Diane Garisto toured and recorded with Ms. Nyro in the mid-90's as a member of her celebrated Harmony Group. Diane and friends have put together a live show dedicated to the memory of this musical icon. Along with some of New York City's best players and singers, Stoned Soul Picnic features faithful arrangements from all of Nyro's most popular recordings such as Eli and the 13th ConfessionNew York TendaberryChristmas and the Beads of Sweat, and Gonna Take a MiracleStoned Soul Picnic has already sold out venues, large and small, including the popular City Winery NYC, Highline Ballroom, and Celtic Connections Music Festival in Glasgow, Scotland, where they were honored to have Shawn Colvin as their special guest.  We hope you'll take a tour of the site and enjoy the offerings of music, videos, photos, and writings that are dedicated to our Mother Spiritual, Laura Nyro.  And please sign up for our mailing list if you want more information about upcoming Stoned Soul Picnic shows.  Thank you.

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A celebration of women songwriters of the late '60s and early '70s, STONED SOUL PICNIC is a feast of great music featuring the works of Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Famer, Laura Nyro. along with some of New York's best musicians, Diane and company have created an exuberant live show highlighting the words and music of the most iconic singer-songwriters of all time.

$29.5 to $45

Stoned Soul Picnic: A Laura Nyro Songbook

Old Fruit Market, Glasgow, Scotland

An evening dedicated to the art and soul of Laura Nyro, Rock-and-Roll Hall of Famer. Diane and her band will be joined by some stellar special guests to be announced.