Oyster River Folk


Oyster River Folk Schedule, 2017-2018


Oyster River Folk Concerts are a collaborative effort between the Durham Community Church and the Durham Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.  Our goal is to offer live performances of folk music to our community while helping to promote and support a talented array of folk musicians.  The doors open at 6:30 and tickets are sold at the door. Please mark them on your calendar, and come join us for these enjoyable community events.

October 14th,  Craig Werth Juno Award-winning singer/songwriter, Craig Werth, of local fame, has performed internationally for two decades with various artists and is now returning to his solo roots.

Ticket Price: $12 adults; $5 students

December 2nd, Susie Burke and David Surette with Kent AllynThree of the Seacoast’s finest singers/songwriters, and instrumentalists will perform their annual Holiday concert.

Ticket Price: $15 adults; $5 students

February 10th, DUÓ: Niamh Varian-Barry and Peter Staunton

Niamh Varian-Barry, former lead singer of ‘supergroup’ Solas is joined by Peter Staunton on button accordion to play a fusion of traditional and contemporary                                                                  Irish music.                                                                                                                                Ticket Price: $20 adults; $5 students

April 7th Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen

Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen will perform traditional and contemporary folk music in our upcoming concert. Cindy is a superb singer and songwriter, and Grey is a master of Irish flute, concertina, piano and fiddle.  Together they weave a unique musical fabric which has been described as “Brilliant” and “Positively Spellbinding”.  

Ticket price: $15; $5 students

May 12th, The GNOMES BAND

The Gnomes  fuse their dynamic folk-rock edge with original tunes and a wide-ranging repertoire that spans the globe — Celtic, Scandinavian, Eastern European, Asian, African, Caribbean and Native American — bringing you a sound that will touch both your heart and your feet!  Phil Edmonds, Cathy Clasper-Torch, Peter Breen, Mike Fischman and Matt Demick combine percussion, guitar, bass, mandolin, fiddle, erhu, Irish whistle and button accordion to bring you a music that is “exotic, fresh, unique.”   Come Get Gnomed!!  

The Gnomes:     www.thegnomesband.com 

Ticket price: $15 adults; $5 students




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