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Pioneer Valley Folklore Society Happenings -- January 2019
Larry LeBlanc will join January 5 Song & Story Swap
Please come share in an evening of music and stories at the Pioneer Valley
Folklore Society Song & Story Swap.
Saturday, January 5, 7:00 p.m. at the Nacul Center, 592 Main St., Amherst,
Versatile musician Larry LeBlanc will be the featured performer at the
January 5 Song & Story Swap.
Larry LeBlanc is a multi-instrumentalist, accomplished on guitar, mandolin,
dobro, banjo and button accordion and an engaging singer in contemporary and
traditional folk, country and bluegrass styles. Over the past 30+ years he
has played with numerous bands throughout New England, including the Greasy
Mountain Boys, The Kennebunk River Band, the Nevah Band, the Moxie Cove
Band, the Acoustic Flight Test, the Peterson Project and others. Larry
performs locally with Katie Clarke and the Small Change Band.
Catch Larry LeBlanc, fresh from his appearance at Northampton's First Night,
at the Nacul Center in Amherst on January 5.
The opening round theme is "Immigrants."
Looking ahead to next month, the Song & Story Swap guest for February 2 will
be songstress Kala Farnham, and the opening round theme will be "Lessons."
The Song & Story Swap is held on the first Saturday of each month, excepting
July and August, and is jointly sponsored by the Pioneer Valley Folklore
Society and the Nacul Center (http://tiaarchitects.com/nacul
). Visit the
Folklore Society website at http://www.filbert.com/pvfs
The Song & Story Swap is open to the public, free of charge with donations
accepted ($5 - $10 is suggested). People of all ages gather to share
stories and songs that are traditional, newly written, or of personal
experiences. You can tell, sing, or lead everyone in singing, or request a
song or story. Listeners are welcome.
For information contact Paul Kaplan, (413)-687-5002