ROY BOOK BINDER / DOWN HOME FROLIC - SUNDAY OCTOBER 20, AT MACTIVITY, NEW HAVEN
Fernando Pinto Presents: Roy Book Binder / Down Home Frolic
Sunday October 20, at East Rock Concert Series
@ mActivity, New Haven
Tickets $20. Adv. $25. at the door
Doors at 6:30pm - Showtime 7pm
Roy Book Binder
SINGER-SONGWRITER-STORYTELLING-BLUESMAN..... Roy Book Binder has been rambling around the world for the past 50 years! He gave up his Greenwich Village "pad" in the early 1970's and lived in his "Tour Bus" for the next 15 years criss crossing the US and appearing at festivals throughout Canada & Europe.
Book Binder, travelled with the legendary Rev. Gary Davis in the late 60's..... The Book, recorded his first solo acoustic Blues album in the 70's, which was the first to receive 5 stars in DOWNBEAT magazine! In the late 80's 'The Book' was part of Bonnie Raitt's East Coast Tour, which included an appearance on The Grand Old Opry which led to almost 30 appearances on NASHVILLE NOW's, Ralph Emory Show! In the 90's he often appeared with JORMA KAUKONEN (who recorded 2 of Roy's songs)
THE GOOD BOOK, Roy's latest release of all original songs, reached #3 on AirPlayDirect's Americana charts! #1 was Guy Clark & #2 was the late Townes Van Zandt. Folkdj.org had Roy in the top 3 artists for quite awhile.
+ DOWN HOME FROLIC
Dan Gardella and Fran Block together weave an uplifting tapestry of music that appeals to audiences of all ages.
DAN GARDELLA is a fiddler extradonaire with a vast repertoire of traditional music from around the world. He has traveled throughout the US and abroad, seeking out and learning from master fiddlers. Dan has performed with many old-time, Cajun, Zydeco and Mexican bands. He has a room full of trophies for his fiddling excellence.
Dan will entertain you with an eclectic tapestry of lively fiddle tunes.
He will get your feet tapping with Irish reels and jigs, Southern Hoedowns, New England square dance tunes & songs, French Canadian Jeux Danse, Cajun & Zydeco. Also, expect to hear haunting airs, beautiful waltzes, polkas and early 20th century standards.
FRAN BLOCK always mesmerizes audiences with her infectious stage presence and instrumental versatility. Her rhythmic banjo style will get your feet tapping and your hands clapping. Fran accompanies Dan on a variety of instruments including banjo, accordion, spoons, limber jack, and ukulele.
285 Nicoll Street
New Haven, CT 06511