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LUNCH WITH BOOKS: Faire May - The Music of Colonial America

August 25, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm

LUNCH WITH BOOKS: Faire May - The Music of Colonial America

Watch this program live on our Facebook page, our YouTube channel, and on the OCPL website's LWB Livestream page.

Faire May is a Wheeling-based folk music duo founded by friends Jariel Henthorn and Zac Gordon. They use a variety of well-known acoustic instruments to keep the traditions of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England, and the Americas alive and growing.

On August 25th, Faire May will take you back to Colonial America by performing prevalent music from the period. The ballads and dances of Ireland, the somber and playful melodies of Scotland, the country and court dances of England, the spirituals of the Africans, the French minuet, and many other colorful traditions come together to form the music played so often in the thirteen colonies. Faire May will use authentic instruments and garb to paint a picture through the music of the heritage and life these early Americans held dear.

Lunch With Books Livestream starts at noon on Facebook and YouTube.

"Lunch With Books" is the library’s flagship program for adult patrons. These lunchtime programs feature authors, poets, musicians, historians, and more every Tuesday at noon. Bring your lunch, feed your brain!

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