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High Strung Strummers concert at Gore Place
June 10 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDTCost: $21
High Strung Strummers (Cathy Mason and Sarah Jane Nelson) present: Folklore of the Fiddler in Ballads, Stories, and Tunes, a mix of Anglo-American ballads, old-time tunes, and stories often as a Crankie narrative scroll. There will be special emphasis on the life and music of an African American fiddler from Missouri named Bill Driver who was a favorite among local dancers and lived to be 104!
The High Strung Strummers is a high-energy duo, specializing in the old-time dance music of Appalachia and Anglo-American ballads. Sarah Jane Nelson is a multi-instrumentalist and storyteller. She plays traditional music for folk festivals, New England contra dances, and other regional events. Cathy Mason is a highly accomplished fiddler and music instructor who has spent nearly two decades studying Southern fiddle music with the masters of that tradition.
This program takes place in the spacious Events Tent at Gore Place. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Waltham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. Parking is free.
Tickets are $21. To order, visit goreplace.org.