FREE: Live! Folklife Concerts Return to Glens Falls

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Up in Glens Falls, the Live! Folklife Concerts are back for another season featuring a half dozen free concerts at the Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library. The concerts take place at 7pm on Thursdays.

Here’s the fall 2018 schedule of concerts:

Thursday (September 6): Ryanhood
The acoustic duo of Cameron Hood and Ryan Green began as humble street-performers at Boston’s Quincy Market, and more than 800 shows in 42 states later, they have developed a reputation around the country as one of the most entertaining and engaging twosomes around. They have since relocated to Arizona, where they have won more than a dozen Tucson Music Awards including “Best Folk Band” and “Best Rock Band.”

September 13: Quickstep
Since 1988, Greater Nippertown’s own John Kirk and Trish Miller have toured as a duo throughout the world, from the Grand Canyon to Barbados, from Carnegie Hall in New York to St. Petersburg, Russia, playing music and singing in concerts, festivals, and schools, and calling contra and square dances. Tonight they will be joined by Ed Lowman and other special guests.

September 20: Imar
Based in Glasgow, band members (Adam Brown/bodhrán, Adam Rhodes/bouzouki, Mohsen Amini/concertina, Ryan Murphy/uilleann pipes, Tomás Callister/fiddle) hail from Ireland, the Isle of Man, Scotland and England. It’s this combined commonalityand diversity of background that fuels Ímar’s unmistakeable synergy, centered on the overlapping cultural heritage of places that once shared the same Gaelic language and kinship between their musical traditions.

September 27: Marty Wendell
The singer-songwriter-recording artist has been inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame, with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his 54 years of making music. He’s shared the stage with a long list of legendary artists including Arlo Guthrie, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash. Recent CDs include A Real Good Run and Live at Lena’s.

October 11: Maivish
American fiddler Jaige Trudel and British born guitarist Adam Broome gather traditions from the British Isles, Ireland and America, with a mix of original compositions, for performances infused with lush vocal harmonies, inspired interplay and captivating spirit.

October 25: Julin & Epstein
Mandolin players/teachers extraordinaire, Michigan-based Don Julin and the Local 518’s own Alan Epstein join forces for an evening showcasing the many worlds of the mandolin.

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