Evergreen Concert Series - Vol.1

“The first of a concert series showcasing roots music from around the world, held in the historic home of folklorist Helen Creighton.

Featuring:
Mary Beth Carty (NS)
“A solid instrumentalist of outstanding calibre with undoubted star quality whose passionate voice rings in your head long after you have stopped listening.”
-fRoots
http://marybethcarty.com/videos/

Spitzer Space Telescope (Chicago)
Balladeer, songwriter and sea shanty singer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSR6aWY0gNA

Mohammad Sahraei (NS/Iran)
Accomplished and respected accompanist, classical & folkloric Iranian instrumentalist.
Playing Tar, Setar, Dotar and Daff.

The mission of the Evergreen Concert Series is to showcase folk music and lore from Nova Scotia, Canada and beyond.
We want to create an intimate environment where the audience and the artist can connect and share in the experience of a performance.
Imagine gathering around the kitchen table and listening to a family member or neighbour sing an ancient ballad, or tell a chilling ghost story. We want to recreate an atmosphere much like that of the field recordings that Dartmouth folklorist Helen Creighton worked to collect and archive during her career.
Here, in the Victorian parlour of her former home, we will host folk music performers from all over. Together, we can keep the tradition of song-sharing and story-telling alive in our community. “

WHEN: Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 3:30 PM – 7 PM

WHERE: Dartmouth Heritage Museum, 26 Newcastle Street, Dartmouth

HOW MUCH: $26.50 via Eventbrite

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Claudia Chender MLA