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Ellis at The Cooperage

Garrison Keeler, left, of Prairie Home Companion with Ellis, a folksinger/songwriter, who will perform at The Cooperage in Honesdale, PA on Saturday, May 4.
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May 1, 2013

HONESDALE, PA — RiverFolk Concerts will present Ellis on The Cooperage stage on Saturday, May 4 at 8 p.m. After her recent appearance on A Prairie Home Companion, Ellis’ music charted in the Folk Top 100 in iTunes and Folk Top 20 on Amazon.com.

A winner of several awards and honors, Ellis has been recognized both for her songwriting skills, as well as her performances. Many folk festivals have “audience choice” awards, and Ellis has claimed those honors at Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, Moab Folk Festival and Sisters FolkFestival. She also won the Midwest Mountain Stage New Song Contest (US) in 2011 and the award for the Just Plain Folks (International) Best Female Singer Songwriter Album in 2009.

Doors open at 7 p.m. with light fare offered by Willow River Café. BYOB. Reserve your seat for Ellis by calling 845/252-6783. Suggested donation is $15 reserved, $18 at the door. For more information, visit www.riverfolkconcerts.vpweb.com.