Special Event late addition to our programme
Sunday 25th November Beverly Smith
One of the most respected guitar players in old time music today, Beverly Smith is also in demand as a singer, fiddler, and dance caller. Besides her three highly praised recordings of early country duets with mandolinist Carl Jones, her guitar playing has been featured on recordings of fiddlers Bruce Molsky, Rafe Stefanini, Tara Nevins and Brad Leftwich, and her singing with Mick Moloney, John Doyle, Laurie Lewis and others. Along with June Drucker, Rose Sinclair and Tara Nevins, she was a founding member of The Heartbeats Rhythm Quartet. She has taught guitar, fiddle and dance at music camps including Ashokan Southern Week, Augusta Heritage, Swannanoa Gathering, Blue Ridge Old-Time Music Week, Festival of American Fiddle Tunes and Summer Acoustic Music Week as well as Sore Fingers UK; Haapavesi, Finland; and La Fuente del Musica in Spain. She has been a featured guest on A Prairie Home Companion, ETown, Mountain Stage and Voice of America, has toured extensively in both the US and the UK, and has played concert halls and festivals all over Europe, Canada and the US. Her guitar playing was featured in the October 2000 issue of Acoustic Guitar Magazine. Besides her duo with John Grimm, Beverly currently plays and tours with Alice Gerrard, the indisputable Queen of Old Time Music.
Beverly is attracting great interest from music lovers across Cornwall and this concert at Dreamers Folk is likely to be very full. We have decided that seats for the concert will be on a first come first served basis ( this does not affect those people that have previously reserved seats arranged on-line and have received email confirmation, your tickets are confirmed, please arrive no later than 7.15pm otherwise we may reallocate those seats).
If you do not have a reserved seat, please arrive as early as you can. Dreamers Folk doors open at 7.00pm. The Sportsmans Arms is open for meals and drinks, phone the pub for opening times on 01209 313724.