The father and son duo of Ken and Brad Kolodner of Maryland and their touring companion, top old-timey fiddler Rachel Eddy, will bring a toe-tapping evening of Americana and old-time music. Ken and Brad Kolodner weave a captivating soundscape on hammered dulcimer, dueling banjos and triple fiddles, gourd banjo, the exotic hammered mbira, banjola, guitar and vocals pushing the boundaries of the old-time tradition into uncharted territory. Regarded as one of the most influential hammered dulcimer players in North America, Baltimore’s Ken Kolodner has joined forces with his son Brad, a rising star in the clawhammer banjo world. Together, they infuse their own brand of driving, innovative, tasteful and unique interpretations of traditional and original fiddle tunes and songs.
Rounding out the trio is multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Rachel Eddy, one of the world’s premier old-time fiddlers and all-around musicians. She is a former member of the group well-known mountain music bands Uncle Earl.
Combined, the trio performs tight musical arrangements of original and traditional old-time music with a creative curiosity that lets all listeners know that a passion for traditional music very much thrives today.
Co-sponsoring this show is James “Russ” Fitch, in honor of his late wife, Fredda Cole, who was a major supporter of live music.
Tickets are available at Fiddleheads, 110 Main St., Colebrook, online at www.gnwca.org or at the door. General admission prices for the night are adults $15, children under 12 $5. To become a supporting member of the GNWCA or to find out about other GNWCA shows, find the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts on Facebook, visit www.gnwca.org or you can call 246-8998.