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Program Information

Program name: Homegrown String Band
Program category: Music
Program length: 80-90 minutes
Audience level: All ages
Audience size: 200 or room capacity
Program description: The Homegrown String Band, America's premier purveyors of original and neo-traditional high energy acoustic American roots music, presents a program of original music, as well as their own unique interpretations of traditional folk material. A 21st century incarnation of the traditional American family band, they present a program utilizing fiddle, guitar, harmonica, mandolin, clawhammer banjo, doumbek, banjo ukulele, mountain dulcimer, and jaw harp. The Homegrown String Band takes their audiences on a rollicking ride through the sounds of American music, improvising and interacting like only a family can. Their musical program is interspersed with anecdotes and stories, focusing on the people and technologies that have helped shape the oral tradition of American folk music of which they are a part. Entertaining and educational for audiences of all ages, HGSB shows present library patrons with an entertaining and educational look at the history and roots of American folk music. The family has performed at over 300 libraries, as well as theaters and festivals, around the country since 1997.
Space/special requirements: Room for 4 people including access to an electrical outlet.
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $501- $1000
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: We charge $750 - $1,000 depending on distance from home and whether we need to stay overnight, etc. Negotiable if already performing in the area or driving by. Also offer duo and trio shows.
Other notes:
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Central
South Central
Capital District
Metro
Southeastern
Long Island
Program last updated: 06/11/2016
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Homegrown String Band
Phone: 631-744-4265
Mailing address: PO Box 1251
Rocky Point, NY 11778
E-mail address: hgstrngbnd@optonline.net
Website: http://www.homegrownstringband.com
Performer's agent: Georgianne Jackofsky
   
Previous appearances at: Longwood Public Library, Suffern Free Library, East Meadow Public Library, Commack Public Library, Port Washington Public Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 06/11/2016

 

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