Tuesday, September 13, 2011 – 7:00 p.m. Greece Town Hall, One Vince Tofany Blvd.
A lecture/concert by Dave Ruch
In this concert-and-lecture program, Dave Ruch (www.daveruch.com) presents and tells the stories behind the songs of real “Yorkers” from days gone by – farmers, lumbermen, soldiers, Native Americans, canallers, lake sailors, and more – collected through considerable research and interpreted for all to enjoy with guitar, banjo, mandolins, jaw harp and more. A selection of music from the War of 1812 will also be included.
Dave Ruch from Buffalo, NY is a special musician and performer widely noted for his ability to engage audiences of all kinds. Equal parts historian, entertainer, educator, humorist and folklorist, Dave gives over 300 programs each year at schools, museums, libraries, historical societies, music festivals, professional conferences, cultural organizations and community events. He has performed widely in the northeastern USA, Canada and the UK.
This is a Speakers in the Humanities event, which is free and open to the public, and made possible through the support of the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Reservations are not necessary.