Friends of the late great Kell Robertson have organized a memorial show for the old poet/picker/prophet/pendejo next month at The Mine Shaft Tavern in Madrid, N.M.

The show, scheduled for 7 pm Feb. 11 will feature Kell’s poems and songs performed by poets Bill Nevins, Argos MacCallum, Kendall McCook, Lisa Gill,Tony Moffeit, Lynne Robinson , Gary Brower , Mary Mier, Brian Dickson, Don McIver, Martha Straba, and Penny Read, Kell’s daughter from San Francisco.

Kell’s songs will be performed by Mike Good, Tom Irwin,and Kevin Hayes of the Old Crow Medicine Show.

This shindig is free. Organizers say “The Mine Shaft is a family friendly restaurant offering a full delicious menu.” — Steve Terrell