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Ken and Brad Kolodner – Music by the River
Friday, July 26, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Part of Music by the River
Free and open to all. Donations welcome.
Join us for the popular Music by the River summer series (formerly Brown Bag). This year’s series is in collaboration with the North Universalist Chapel and will be held on their beautiful back lawn overlooking the river. Featuring Worthy Kitchen concessions, including pizza, beer, wine, beverages and sweet treats. Fun for all ages.
Rain location is the Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green, Woodstock.
About the band:
The dynamic father-son duo Ken & Brad Kolodner weave together a captivating soundscape on hammered dulcimer, banjo and fiddles pushing the boundaries of the Old-Time tradition into uncharted territory. Regarded as one of the most influential hammered dulcimer players and Old-Time fiddlers in North America, Baltimore’s Ken Kolodner has joined forces with his son Brad Kolodner, a rising star in the clawhammer banjo world. Together, they infuse their own brand of driving, innovative, tasteful and unique interpretations of traditional and original fiddle tunes and songs. They perform tight and musical arrangements of original and traditional old-time music with a “creative curiosity that lets all listeners know that a passion for traditional music yet thrives in every generation.” In concert, they regularly perform as a trio with bassist Alex Lacquement who locks everything together with his commanding and tasteful choices. They also perform on occasion with multi-instrumentalist Rachel Eddy (fiddle, banjo, guitar and vocals), a former member of the Old-Time supergroup Uncle Earl.