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BookHouse Concert – Jay Smar

July 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

BookHouse Concert with Jay Smar Friday, July 21st at 7:30pm

In the last 5 years, Jay Smar has toured Scotland twice, received recognition from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, performed at the Philadelphia Folk Festival twice, recorded music for the Welsh BBC movie, “The Welsh in America” and has been selected by the Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour to be on their professional touring roster.

Armed with 2 guitars, baritone vocals, claw-hammer banjo, and fiddling, singing, and flat-footin ‘ (a form of clog-dancing), he serves his audience an “acoustic buffet” of traditional American and original folk, ol time mountain music, bluegrass and gospel  tunes, as well as coal mining songs of Northeast Pennsylvania preceded by their origin.  Original and “covered” guitar instrumentals garnish this plate of cultural cuisine.

Doors to the BookHouse, will open at 7PM. Performance starts at 7:30 PM. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.  Refreshments will be available for a small charge. Please plan to arrive prior to the scheduled starting time. All BookHouse programs take place in the Edinger Community Room of the Hughes Building, Eastern Monroe Public Library, located at 1002 North 9th Street, Stroudsburg.  For more information, please call Linnae Cintron at 570-421-0800 x312.

Details

Date:
July 21
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Venue

Hughes Library
1002 North 9th Street
Stroudsburg, PA 18360 United States
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Phone:
5704210800
Website:
monroepl.org