On Sunday, January 8th, 2017 at 4 pm Atwater-Donnelly will give a concert of Traditional American Folk Music and Dance in the sanctuary of our church. This is the second in a series of concerts being organized by our Historical Group for our church’s 300th Anniversary Celebrations. All are welcome.
Tickets are available for purchase from the church office located at 461 County Road, Barrington RI 02806. Office is open Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm and 1:30 – 4:30 pm.
Cost: Adults/Youth $15 Seniors (65+) $10 Children (2-14) $5 Family (4) $35
Tickets are also available at the door. Cash only please.
Every performance is surprisingly different and always entertaining, exciting and educational with the award-winning duo Atwater~Donnelly, who provide a unique and thrilling blend of traditional American and Celtic folk music and dance, along with original songs and poetry.
The highly praised husband-wife duo blends gorgeous vocals with an astounding array of instruments including the mountain dulcimer, old-time banjo, tin whistle, guitar, mandolin, harmonica, limberjacks, feet and more.
Based in Warren, Rhode Island, Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly have traveled extensively for thirty years in the United States, with occasional trips to Ireland, England, and Canada, to perform as well as find their songs and dances one by one. They have produced seven books, thirteen recordings that receive international airplay, and were featured in a documentary by son, Uriah Donnelly.
Explore their web site www.atwater-donnelly.com; listen to their songs; watch some You-Tube flicks; look at photos; read their poetry and musings; and enjoy! Then come to their performance here at our church on January 8th at 4 pm.