The New Folksters ~ Ian Fitzgerald

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The New Folksters ~ Ian Fitzgerald
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8pm: The New Folksters are a group of folk singers from Eugene, Oregon, who combine wonderful harmony with hot instrumentals. Their performances are fun and include 60's folk songs, contemporary tunes and rollicking ragtime ditties. They have recently been compared to the Kingston Trio and The Rooftop Singers. Some members have been part of the folk singing community since the 60’s. They have been featured performers at NW Folklife in WA, Tumbleweed Folk Festival in WA, Glendale Folk Festival in AZ, Emerald Valley Opry in OR, and many others. The band members are: Hal Weiner - guitar, banjo, uke, vocals; Beverly Schriver - vocals, kazoo; Keith Barr - guitar, vocals; and sometimes Ken Luse - bass!
9:20pm: Based in New England, Ian Fitzgerald has toured solo up and down the east coast and through the midwest. Ian has independently released four albums of original material and has become known for his storytelling and skillful use of language. In their review of his latest album, No Time To Be Tender [2013], Performer Magazine called Ian "a polished songsmith who is high atop a field of great artists breaking through to festival and folk concerts throughout the States."

Ian has opened shows for Willy Mason; Mark Erelli; Tracy Grammer; The Ballroom Thieves; Joe Fletcher; Tall Tall Trees; Ark Life; and Freedy Johnston, among others, and has shared bills with the likes of Haunt The House; Christopher Paul Stelling; Ron Gallo; and Jonah Tolchin. Ian has also performed at a number of festivals and notable venues including: the 2015 Newport Folk Festival; All Newport's Eve (the official kickoff show for the 2014 Newport Folk Festival); NXNE; the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist Showcase; the Brown University Folk Festival; the In The Dead of Winter Festival; the Columbus Theatre; World Cafe Live at the Queen; and Infinity Music Hall.

$8 admission, doors open at 7:15pm.
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