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Mark Your Calendar: Folk Music at the Library

Posted by Pam Lovera on

Join us as we kick of the 2019 Sunday with the Library series with Folk Duo Andy and Judy Daigle, March 10, 1 – 2:30 p.m. at the John Barton Payne Bldg., Warrenton. This free concert will feature folk, country, swing and gospel music.  The duo is known for involving the audience in their performances, making sing-alongs an integral part of their concerts.

Andy and Judy Daigle are a Boston-area folk due who perform original, lyric-driven songs that combine their beautiful vocals and instrumentation. The duo tours throughout New England, the mid-Atlantic, mid-west and Great Lakes regions. Their songwriting style has its roots in traditional and folk music, with influences of country, gospel, blues and bluegrass.  Their albums have received numerous accolades and consistently rank high on the folk DJ charts; they recently released their fifth album, “Reflections.”

Sunday with the Library is a free monthly program sponsored by Fauquier County Public Library and Friends of the Fauquier Library. Upcoming Sunday with the Library programs include:

  • April 7: Fauquier Community Read, John Barton Payne Bldg. (watch for program details)
  • May 19: Celebrate America at the Library, a performance by the Silver Tones and their Andrews Sisters vocal trio, John Barton Payne Bldg.
  • June 23: Native Plants, Marshall Community Center

A complete list of 2019 Sunday with the Library programs can be found in our online calendar of events, or pick up a schedule at your local library branch.

If you enjoy folk music or would like to learn more about the genre and its performers, check out these CDs, books and movies, all available at your local Fauquier County Public Library.

Bob Dylan playing guitar book cover "The Ballad of Bob Dylan"The Ballad of Bob Dylan: A Portrait by Mark Epstein

Blue by Joni Mitchell (CD)

Bound for Glory (DVD)

Carry it on by Kate Wolf (CD)

Cowboy Songs on Folkways (CD)

Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation (DVD)

Gord’s Gold by Gordon Lightfoot (CD)

The Mayor of MacDougal Street: A Memoir by Dave Van Ronk with Elijah Wald

Mountain Born: The Jean Ritchie Story (DVD)

No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (DVD)

Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Fariña, and Richard Fariña by David Hajdu

Ramblin’ Man: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie by Ed Cray

Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell by David Yaffe

Transatlantic Sessions. The Best of Folk, Volume 1 (DVD)

And a Voice to Sing With: A Memoir by Joan Baez

The Weavers at Carnegie Hall (CD)

Woody Guthrie: Ain’t Got no Home (DVD)

Woody Guthrie: The Asch Recordings, Volumes 1-4 (CD)

Selections for Children

All God’s Critters Got a Place in the Choir by Bill Staines

Animal Folk Songs for Children sung and played by Mike, Peggy, Barbara, and Penny Seeger (CD)

Big Rock Candy Mountain by John Kirk & Trish Miller (CD)

Catch That Train! by Dan Zanes and friends (CD)

Gonna Sing my Head Off!: American Folk Songs for Children

Illustration of man walking next to truckWoody Guthrie, Poet of the People by Bonnie Christensen

*This article first appeared in the February 27 edition of Fauquier Times.

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