Thursday, October 27, 2011

Folk Society hosts day of free concerts Saturday

The Charlotte Folk Society hosts a day of free music at McGlohon Theatre in Spirit Square Saturday, October 29, as part of the Wells Fargo Community Celebration. The bill features six artists, including Irish musician John Doyle who headlines at 3 p.m.. The show begins at 10 a.m. with Men Standing for Christ, an African-American vocal quartet formed at Mount Carmel Baptist Church. It recently competed in How Sweet the Sound: The Best Church Choir in America.

Blues guitarist and Statesville-native Matt Walsh performs at 11 a.m. followed by the Burford Brothers Old Time String Band at noon. The Americana duo of Laurelyn Dossett and Kari Sickenberger, popular on the festival circuit where they're better known as Polecat Creek, perform at 1 p.m. Bluegrass outfit The Snyder Family Band is up at 2 p.m. John Doyle, founder of the band Solas and a leader in contemporary Irish music, closes out the show at 3 p.m.

For more on the artists or the Charlotte Folk Society click here.

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