SATURDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2018 7:30pm
" Have guitar. Will travel."
Terry Tufts is a finger-style guitarist living off-grid with his wife and collaborator (pianist Kathryn Briggs) and daughter in the bush in North Frontenac, Ontario.
Terry has been playing music professionally since 1974. His father's job with the Canadian Government moved the family to Denver at a time when the folk and rock music genres were forming opinion everywhere. Other postings that influenced him musically took him to Ottawa, ON, and Rome, Italy. Upon returning to Canada to complete high school he began pursuing his own musical career as a singer-songwriter and guitarist, as well as working as a session musician and sideman for a variety of artists. (Tom Paxton, Kathryn Briggs, David Francey, Colleen Peterson, Laura Smith, Laura Bird, Ian Tamblyn, Bill Garrett & Sue Lothrop, Charlie Sohmer, The Arrogant Worms, Wayne Rostad, Susan Aglukark, Tracey Brown, and George Fox.)
He has 6 solo albums to his credit, plus a collection of instrumental music and a seasonal album performed and written with Kathryn as part of their duo K.E.W.T.
TERRY TUFTS blends a well-traveled personal history into music without boundaries.
The Red Sky Prophets
From Killaloe, ON.
Newberry & Verch
Joe Newberry and April Verch are masters of their traditions. Tunes, ballads, step dancing, and original songs by way of Canada and the Ozarks ring like silver and shine like gold.
With beautiful harmony singing, breathtaking instrumentals, and exquisite dancing, these two hit the stage in perfect rhythm, making audiences remember why this music existed in the first place.