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Marc Black

Marc Black’s history of the '50s and '60s

HONESDALE, PA — Join RiverFolk Concerts as it welcomes New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee Marc Black to The Cooperage at 7:30 p.m. on June 2 for a musical tour through two historically defining decades. You’ll sing along with  songs as diverse as “Itsy Bitsy, Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka-Dot Bikini” and “Blowin’ in the Wind,” as well as tunes by artists ranging from Dean Martin to George Harrison. In addition to the music and discussion, the program features a slideshow. Black will also perform his own group’s top-40 hit from 1967, “Happy,” by the Blades of Grass.

Black plays a finger-style blues in the traditions of Mississippi Hurt and the great Tim Hardin. He was inducted into the New York Chapter of the Blues Hall of Fame in June of 2014. 

Black has performed and recorded with Art Garfunkel, Taj Mahal, Richie Havens, Rick Danko and Pete Seeger to name a few. In the words of folk legend Happy Traum, “Marc is a master at spreading the joy of music.”

Doors will open at 7. The suggested donation is $20 reserved, $25 at the door. Call 845/252-6783 to reserve or email riv erfolkconcerts@frontier.com. For more information visit riverfolkconcerts.com. Desserts will be available for purchase. BYOB.

 

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