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New York Folklore Presents DRAM

  • Dates: May 19, 2024
  • Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: Free with the code NYFolklore
  • Overview

    New York Folklore presents a free, multi-part showcase of New York’s diverse folk music traditions.

    Use the code “NYFolklore” for free tickets
    A dram is a small drink of whisky.

    DRAM is also the ten-year placeholder name that five Greene County musicians go by when they gather to play the music of mountain folk and Celtic folk. They have performed on a regular basis at the East Durham Irish Festival, Irish Arts Week, The Shamrock House in East Durham, Coxsackie Riverside Festival and venues such as the Stewart House Hotel and Tavern in Athens, NY. The band roster includes Shannon and Andy Shober AKA Shandy. They bring to DRAM, Shannon’s lead and Andy’s harmony vocals, along with guitar, tinwhistle, and bass – both upright and electrified, Chris Fisher on the drums, Chris Kennedy and his guitar and last, Chris Marshall self-proclaimed jack of fiddle, mandolin, banjo and vocals, master of none!

    Follow DRAM at https://www.facebook.com/DramMusic/

    New York Folklore is a membership organization, open to all, concerned with furthering cultural equity and strengthening the understanding of the role of folk and traditional arts in our lives. We support folk and traditional artists, community cultural experts, community-based cultural organizations, and academic and public sector folklorists. Learn more about them at www.nyfolklore.org

    This programming is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

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