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1 in 8 CD Release Performance: Songs & Stories of Cancer Treatment and Recovery

A theatrical presentation by DJ Hamouris, with music and monologues from her personal experience of breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.

DJ Hamouris - songwriter, vocals, mountain dulcimer
Mimi Fox - arranger, co-writer, guitar
Dan Feiszli - acoustic & electric bass
Michaelle Goerlitz - percussion

DJ says, "Breast cancer happens to 1 in 8 women annually. In 2015, I became one of them. This is my story in song – my fear, shame & anger; my gratitude, hope and compassion; even humor played its part in my healing. '1 in 8' expresses the message that creative response to a cancer diagnosis is one way through the fears, challenges, ravages, anxieties of treatment. 

Jazz guitarist Mimi Fox, a sister-survivor, joins me in collaborating on these songs, driving them into arrangements that bring true expression to each song’s meaning.

Both Dan Feiszli and Michaelle Goerlitz performed on the CD and are joining in this celebration of the recording."

Tickets are $18 in advance and $20 at the door. Advance tickets are available at the link below, or you may purchase your tickets at the door the night of the show. Doors open one half hour before show time. We accept cash only at the door (ATMs are nearby). 

The Back Room is an all-ages, BYOB (for those 21+) space, dedicated to (mostly) acoustic music of all kinds. You are welcome to bring your own adult beverage with no additional corkage fee. If you need more information or have any questions, please call us: #510-654-3808. Thank you for your support!