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The Floyd Radio Show
December 2, 2017 @ 7:30 pm| $12.00
Join us for The Floyd Radio Show on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 7:30 pm! Special guests Include Mac & Jenny Traynham, Little Nora & The Newlin Family. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 day of show.
About Mac & Jenny Traynham
Mac Traynham is an accomplished fiddler and banjo player as well as a fine guitar player and singer. Influenced by well known and obscure musicians of the past, Mac has developed a hard-driving style of playing which keeps the rhythm going strongly and delights dancers! He teaches at numerous music camps and has won many ribbons from various Fiddler’s Conventions.
Jenny plays clawhammer banjo with a strong sense of rhythm as well as solid old time back-up guitar. She and Mac have played tunes and sung old songs together for over 30 years. Jenny has also taught at music camps and she and Mac have performed for many concerts, benefits, and other community and church functions.
About Little Nora
Little Nora Brown plays banjo, fiddle, ukulele, and accordion – She started learning at age 6 from the late Shlomo Pestcoe. With a focus on old time music he laid a foundation of love of music and the community it creates. He instilled in her the lesson that music is meant to be shared. Now 12 years old, Nora plays and sings with many of her old time mentors including harmonica master Trip Henderson under the band name Tin + Bone. Today Nora is being mentored by many of her favorite old time musicians including John Cohen, Anna Roberts-Gevalt, Mark Schatz, Mark Simos, KC Groves, Stephanie Coleman and Courtney Hartman. Recently she won the blue ribbon in the youth banjo competition at the 2017 Clifftop Appalachian String Band Music Festival in West Virginia and 2nd place in the banjo competition (all ages) at the Oldtone Roots Music Festival in Hillsdale, NY. Most recently she took a trip to Eastern Kentucky to visit with 89 year old master banjo player and former coal miner Lee Sexton.
Nora plays traditional old-time music with a focus on Eastern Kentucky style claw hammer banjo picking.
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