October 2017 to May 2018
Travis Wetzel Trio
October 13, 2017
The Travis Wetzel Trio is celebrating 20 years of making music! The group includes Travis Wetzel on fiddle/violin, mandolin, guitar and vocals; Ron Greenstein on bass and vocals; and Bob Sutor on banjo, guitar, and vocals. Travis plays regularly on the world famous Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN and tours worldwide. Ron Greenstein sings with the Chad Mitchell Trio and also, plays bass with bass with Tom Paxton. Bob Sutor is part of a country musical production at American Music Theater with Wes Cooke. Looking forward to seeing you on Oct 9th!
November 10, 2017
Born and raised in Greenock, Scotland, on the banks of the River Clyde, a Carl Peterson performance is best described as a warm, everyone involved, familiar evening-at-home experience with traditional songs of Scotland, Ireland, and England, as well as contemporary music. A performance by Carl Peterson, whether for a few thousand people or for a few dozens, is best described as a warm, everyone involved, familiar evening-at-home experience. And home is where Carl Peterson was first introduced to music and song. He learned the traditional songs of Scotland, Ireland, and England, as well as contemporary music of the times, from family and friends alike. After learning to play guitar and banjo, Carl added American folk songs and storytelling to his repertoire and took it all from Scotland to Canada, then later to America, via radio and television. "One man. One guitar. One incredible concert!" carl-peterson.com/index.html
Saul Broudy with Jim Dragoni
December 8, 2017
Saul’s career spans almost 40 years of performance singing country, blues, bluegrass and other traditional and contemporary forms of grassroots American music. Saul is known for his stunning harmonica performances. For this show, he will be accompanied by the highly-accomplished guitarist Jim Dragoni, a master of blues, jazz, swing, and rock, and recently worked with Saul at the Philadelphia Folk Festival.
January 12, 2018
Reminiscent of John Hartford and armed with 2 guitars, baritone vocals, claw-hammer banjo, and fiddling, singing, and flat-footin' clog-dancing, he serves his audience an "acoustic buffet" of traditional American and original folk, old-time mountain music, bluegrass and gospel tunes, as well as coal mining songs of Northeast Pennsylvania. Original and "covered" guitar instrumentals garnish this plate of cultural cuisine. New CD titled Giving Back - A Tribute to My Peers is now available on his website: jaysmar.com
Jolly Tars Duo
February 9, 2018
Ken Purcell and Jake Laubach perform music of the nineteenth century from the Industrial Revolution, Civil War, Irish folk, Maritime, Minstrel stage and popular songs and tunes of the era. They have appeared at museums and heritage festivals throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Their harmonious vocals are supported by finger-style guitar, clawhammer banjo, piano, concertina, whistle, and various percussion. jollytars.com
March 9, 2018
Making a joyful noise! Mountain Dulcimer and Mandolin are his primary instruments. Alf is a multi-instrumentalist from the Danville area. He specializes in acoustic instrumental music in a variety of styles including Blues, Celtic, Traditional and Folk. He is the inventor of "tapping" on the mountain dulcimer. Alf performs at area coffee shops, festivals, fairs, and flea markets.
April 13, 2018
With folk songs ranging from sea shanties to haunting whaling ballads and Appalachian instrumentals, Don draws his audience into his music with rollicking chorus songs, accompanying his singing with 5-string banjo, concertina, and bones mostly rooted in the British Isles, Canada, and the United States. He is The sea shanty singer at Mystic Seaport, Connecticut!
The Buffalo Mountain Bluegrass Band
May 11, 2018
Bluegrass, Gospel, Country, Scottish, Irish & Civil War
Autumn and Canyon Moore are The Buffalo Mountain Bluegrass Band and have performed together since 2008. Their style varies from blue-grass, civil war, patriotic, gospel, country, Irish, and Scottish music. The duo has performed at venues including the PA state Farm show, Pittsburgh national 4-H Convention, nursing homes, churches, senior groups, fairs, carnivals, and more. An excellent, young fiddle and guitar duo! buffalomountainbluegrass.com
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