Deb Cavanaugh

The Linda is back with the Live at the Linda Series this year. They presented Girl Love and Deb Cavanaugh and Dandelion Wine on Sunday, January 28th. Photography by Timothy Reidy.     More from Timothy Reidy…

Age of The Bear, Architrave, Deb Cavanaugh, and Adam Tinkle performed at SongCity above The Ruck in Troy on Tuesday, January 9th. Photography by Timothy Reidy. More from Timothy Reidy…

Deb Cavanaugh – Perspectives. Perspectives: Shining a light on the work of those working in non-traditional roles. Today, we speak with Deb Cavanaugh, a true local legend. In the ever-evolving landscape of the music industry, where traditions often clash with innovation, Deb Cavanaugh stands as a beacon of resilience and creativity. Her story is not […]

I met Deb when she was performing in the duo Cavanaugh and Kavanaugh at the RPI Community and Cultural Center. It was an eclectic music event, and I was drawn to Deb’s easy-going vibe. We later grew closer when my son participated in her family friendly Music Together classes. Over the years, I’ve enjoyed seeing […]

Once I settled into the apartment I was subletting, I started inviting friends over to jam. I was no longer living with a musician and was missing that sharing of music. I had also booked a gig for a month and a half away, knowing that although I was just learning to play the guitar, […]

My life was now starting to unravel in all directions. I had taken a big leap into my vagabond life with Paul when I was still pretty young, became a mother two days after my twenty-second birthday, and moved from one coast to another and back again twice. We’d settled in upstate New York because […]

Deb Cavanaugh is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from the Capital District whose new CD, Love Songs & Lullabies, will be released on April 23rd, 2021. Deb will be joined by Brenda Fisher on bass guitar, Brian Melick on percussion and Matthew Warner on harmonica for the CD release concert at Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs, […]

I always said that if any of my partner ever got violent, I would not stay with him. I had become accustomed to physical and emotional abuse at an early age, but although I knew that I couldn’t tolerate physical abuse anymore, the emotional abuse was harder to recognize. Maybe I was also a bit […]

After counting the years until I would move out on my own, without the responsibilities of raising a family, I was having another child. Jessie, who had recently decided to abbreviate her name to Jes., was almost fifteen and Justin was eleven. I felt as though I was in the home stretch. Now, I was […]

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