View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
Focal Point Friends of Old-Time Music presents: Charlie Walden & Patt Plunkett
Focal Point Traditional Arts Center
Saint Louis, MO
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.
Advance ticket sales end at noon on the day of the concert. Tickets are still available at the door; the house will open thirty minutes before showtime.


Event

Focal Point Friends of Old-Time Music presents: Charlie Walden & Patt Plunkett
After twenty-plus years of playing traditional music together, Patt Plunkett and Charlie Walden (aka Patt & Possum) have learned a thing or two about getting along musically.  So while some couples might bicker about the bills or where to go out to eat, these two battle over chord progression and set lists.

Charlie and Patt both grew up listening to and playing traditional mid-western fiddle music.  Charlie learned as a teenager at the feet of some of Missouris finest old time fiddlers, including Pete McMahan, Taylor McBaine and Cyril Stinnett and was encouraged by countless others.  Along the way he developed an interest in Canadian fiddle tunes, as the fiddling in the Ottawa Valley is similar in style and shares some common repertoire with Missouri.  As such, other important influences through recordings were Graham Townsend, Don Messer and Ned Landry.  He is also a big fan of Kenny Baker, Chubby Wise, and Joe Meadows where Bluegrass is concerned.

Patt started out by playing piano for her grandfather, Carl Voorhees, who was a seasoned Illinois square dance fiddler.  She went on to play Irish-style piano accompaniment and formed a ceili band in Chicago, which won the local Fleah Ceol twice.  She is also a professional music educator and trained singer. Patts love of music and natural ability as a dancer led her to take an interest in square and contra dance calling and instruction along with individual clogging and step dance performance.

Charlie and Patt are active contra and square dance musicians, performing for numerous such events each year.  They serve as instructors at several music camps, giving instruction on fiddle, piano styles, traditional dance and vocal music.

Discussion

Location

Focal Point Traditional Arts Center (View)
2720 Sutton Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63116
United States

Map is loading...

Categories

Music > All Ages
Music > Americana
Music > Folk

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact


Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Careers
Press
Developers
Help
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Join the mailing list
Get spam-free daily notifications of new events in your neighborhood!
Customize your mailing list
Connect with us
Friend us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Meet the Doers
Use of this service is subject to the Terms & Conditions of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2017 Mobile EN ES FR