Live Music at 5pm in the Garage Bar
St. Patrick's Day Extravaganza
723 Rigsbee Ave
Durham, NC, 27701
Doors 11:30 AM / Show 5:00 PM
This event is all ages
Duck Duck Goose
Jack Herrick, Jane Peppler and Bob Vasile have been playing traditional British Isles and American music regionally and nationally for over 35 years. Jack Herrick is the founding member of the Red Clay Ramblers who have been called ( Americas What's It Band), have a Tony award under their belt for the production of Fool Moon, a collaboration with Sam Shepard for an Off Broadway play a Lie of the Mind and countless recordings and performances including Garrison Keillor's a Prairie Home Companion.
Jane Peppler ,a founding member of the the Pratie Heads," Pratie is Gaelic for Potato", were long time members of the NC Touring Artists program . They performed extensively for over 30 years including a St Patrick's concert at the SMITHSONIAN and a live radio performance on the Diane Rhem radio show in Washington DC. Steve Winick wrote in Dirty Linen magazine :" The Pratie Heads were their state's premiere performers of British Isles traditional music". Since then Jane has performed with the world music band Mappamundi and has lectured and performed rare Yiddish theater music at the Library of Congress and in Poland.
Bob Vasile won the Wayne Henderson flat picking competition in 1996.Wayne received the National Heritage award for producing his now famous guitars and his masterful finger picking guitar style . In 1993 Bob joined forces with Freyda Epstein and Ralph Gordon formerly of Trapezoid forming a new group Acoustic Attitude. Their Red House Records CD " Midnight at Cabel Hall" won national recognition . Some of their live performances include two live Mountain Stage radio shows broadcasting on over 120 NPR radio stations sharing the stage with Mark OcConner, Tony Rice,Mike Marshal and Darol Anger as well as tour dates with Bella Fleck and the Flecktones, John Hartford and Jay Unger who wrote the music for the Civil War series on PBS.
This event is in Parts & Labor (the Garage Bar)!