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The upcoming March issue MOJO magazine celebrates Joni over 22 pages, with a classic in-depth interview, plus rare pics and insights and a 15-track CD of post-Joni songs and artists, featuring Julia Holter, Frazey Ford, Nadia Reid, Case/Lang/Veirs, Sun Kil Moon, Tomberlin, Wendy & Lisa and more. Pick one up in your local bookstore or get a copy delivered to your home.

In celebration of Joni’s 75th birthday, an amazing group of artists joined together for a tribute concert, in front of Joni herself. On Feb 7 only, you can experience the incredible concert on the big screen alongside fellow Joni fans when @MusicCenterLA Presents Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration comes to movie theaters across the US and Canada. Info and tickets here.

Rhino Records will be releasing Joni's album "Blue" on... you guessed it... blue vinyl on January 22. Limited to 6,000 copies! More information here.

Norman Seeff's long-awaited book, the extraordinary collection of photographs entitled "Joni: The Joni Mitchell Sessions" is being shipped this week. It is a creative partnership that has lasted for over 40 years. Joni and Norman Seeff, a rock-and-roll photographer with a host of legendary subjects in his portfolio, did some of their best work together. Through over a dozen sessions with Joni, Norman captured the many facets of her personality in some of her most famous images.

Available through Norman's website are 2 versions of the book:

The Premium Edition:
-An 11x14 inch print.
-Password protected access to Seeff’s library of filmed sessions featuring multiple artists exploring Joni as the Boundary Dweller and innovative Artist.
-Seeff’s 7-Stage road map of the Boundary Dweller Archetype as exemplified by Joni. This schematic serves as a tool to empower personal creativity.

The Collectors Edition:
-A signed copy of the book inside a slipcase
-original limited edition signed 11x14 inch print
-A 30x40 inch signed lithographic poster
-Access to Seeff’s video library and his 7-Stage road map as described above

The standard edition, without any of the above features, is available through Amazon and other booksellers starting on December 18th.

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Upcoming local tributes and events

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Joan & Joni will perform at the Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series on Friday, January 25, at 7:30 pm at the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Rd, Morristown.

According to the group, Joan & Joni is a tribute to Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell performed by singer/songwriters Allison Shapira and Kipyn Martin. Allison and Kipyn are both classically trained musicians from the DC-area folk music scene. In Joan & Joni. Allison and Kipyn bring to the stage many of Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell’s well- known originals and folk songs, as well as a few hidden gems. They also highlight the impact these legendary women have had on their own songwriting and performance. Kipyn Martin is an award-winning Americana singer/songwriter whose roots sink into the banks of the Shenandoah River. Allison Shapira is a recovering opera singer from Boston who recently found her authentic voice as a folksinger and songwriter.

The event is part of the Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series, sponsored by The Folk Project each Friday evening at the Fellowship. Admission is $10.00 per adult at the door. Children 12 and under are free. For further information, call 973-335-9489, or visit www.folkproject.org.

In 75 years Joni Mitchell has quite the career: poetress, songwriter and painter. In honoring her, Duluth has a very special evening planned.

The artists include Arna Rennan, Breanne Tepler, Kate McCall Isles, Stephanie Longstreet, Gina Lee, Kim Curtis-Monson, Kristy Marie NurJehan Chisti, Leyla Aktekin, Lisa Lokken, Lyz Jaakola, Maxi Childs, Rochelle Luoma, Rose Hoene, Janie and the Spokes, Caiticoo Dita and many more. More information here.

The Joni Mitchell Songbook brings together a group of top-drawer musicians, led by singer Sarah Miller and keyboard player Aidan Goldstraw, whose devotion to the artist’s back catalogue shines through in performance. This is no ordinary tribute act – it’s an evening spent together, exploring the work of a musical genius.

This comprehensive survey of Joni’s career includes landmarks such as Big Yellow Taxi (her most covered song), River and A Case of You (both from the breakthrough album Blue), the radio hits of Help Me and Free Man In Paris (from double-platinum Court and Spark) and the jazz-infused stylings of In France They Kiss On Main St (The Hissing of Summer Lawns) and Coyote (Hejira). More information here.

Fourth World Promotions return to The Brunswick with another evening of tribute and celebration for phenomenal iconic artists. This time we bring together 9 fantastic acts to perform their versions of songs by the one and only Joni Mitchell.

Featuring performances from- Night House, Greenness, Paul Diello, Alan Bonner, The Purple Shoes, Kristofer, Lucy Pickering, Tabitha Smith, Act of Love.

This night of love and admiration for one of the best musicians and lyricists is a must for any fan of Ms Mitchell, and indeed any fan of live music!

Doors 8pm, Tickets £8 in advance/£10 on the door. More information here.

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