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Music on the Deck: Alexander Mitchell and Zan McLeod

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): all ages
Date: 7/28/2013
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 This popular event returns with a great summer lineup on our beautiful outdoor deck. Bring snacks and drinks! Bands performing courtesy of Friends of the Thurmont Regional Library.

June 23 - The Martin Family Band
The Martin Family Band presents Old Time Appalachian, Irish, and colonial music. With family roots in Southwestern Virginia, their style reflects years of study as well as a genuine feel for the music arising from the presence of music in the home. Audiences in their home state of Maryland, throughout the States and in Ireland have enjoyed this lively and accomplished band.

July 28 - Alexander Mitchell and Zan McLeod
Alexander is an acoustic multi-instrumentalist who plays fiddle, mandolin, guitar and has a beautiful singing voice! He started playing fiddle in 1978 after hearing bluegrass music and has since been cultivating such diverse styles as Appalachian, bluegrass, Celtic, hot swing and jazz. Alex has toured nationally and appeared in the movie and on the soundtrack for "Gettysburg.” Locally he has played the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center, Lisner Auditorium for the "Revels", the Birchmere and hundreds of other venues. You’re guaranteed to enjoy it!

August 25 - Mountain Ride
Mountain Ride is Eric and Kate Avey, plus whoever else they decide to bring along for the ride. This group delivers fast-picking, hard-driving bluegrass tunes along with a few heart-melting old-time classic bluegrass ballads. Mountain Ride’s harmonies and music are sure to get you tappin’ and clappin’ for certain.
Library: Thurmont Regional Library
Location: Thurmont Regional Library
Contact: Erin Dingle
Contact Number: 301-600-7212