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Folk Duos

Off Square Music will present the folk duos February Sky and Joe LaMay and Sherri Reese in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at Stage Left Cafe, 125 Van Buren St. on the historic Woodstock Square.  
 
February Sky, based in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, is traditional singer and Celtic guitarist Phil Cooper with songwriter and singer Susan Urban.  Phil sings and plays his own arrangements of traditional songs and tunes on six string guitar and cittern, and he also interprets a number of carefully chosen songs from the best of modern folk song writers, as well as backing Susan up on her songs.  Susan Urban is a writer of story songs and humorous “slice of life” songs.  She accompanies her songs, plus Phil’s songs and tunes, on six-  and 12-string guitar, six-string banjo, mountain dulcimer, hand percussion instruments and Native American Style flute.  Phil and Susan present a combination of old and new songs addressing the widest possible range of experience, complete with vocal harmony, intricate instrumentation and thoughtful stagecraft.  They believe that folk music is a continuum – whether the songs are self-penned or have a history thousands of years old, as long as they speak to the human condition and the human heart, they carry on the folk music tradition. For more about February Sky, visit februarysky.com.

Joe LaMay and Sherri Reese together form a wonderful songwriter/Old Timey fusion duo from Kentucky. It has been said that Joe and Sherri “know a good song and write a good song.” As a testament to their songwriting abilities, several of their original songs have been recorded and performed by other folk musicians and bluegrass bands, and they are perennial participants in festival songwriting workshops and concerts,  For more about LaMay and Reese, visit lamay.com

This will be a Celtic New Year/Halloween concert honoring the ancestors and the turning of the year. Costumes are encouraged (but not required).

Suggested donation is $15.
For reservations, email offsquare@gmail.com.

Time

Friday, October 27 from 7:30 p.m. to 10 pm

Admission

$15

Location

125 West Van Buren Street, Woodstock, IL, United States

Folk Duos
125 West Van Buren Street, Woodstock, IL, United States

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