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Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York
Civil War music & food at Seneca Museum
  10/1/12 @ 12:58 pm

Please join us, Friday evening, October 5th at 7:00 p.m. at the Seneca Museum of Waterways & Industry, 89 Fall Street in historic downtown Seneca Falls for an evening of Civil War folk music and preceding starting at 6pm, a Civil War Food Sampler.

Barbara Jablonski, Kathleen Cappon, Becky Schneider and Cathy McGrath are four dynamic and talented women from the Fingerlakes Region of New York State, who have joined forces as Steppin' Out String Band. They combine folk songs and ballads with beautiful close vocal harmonies, lively and fun traditional dance tunes with American patriotic music. Steppin' Out String Band is a favorite with audiences of all ages!

American folk songs and dance tunes, as well as the instruments played, have been imported to the US from many parts of the globe. First brought to the Americas by Europeans and Africans, songs and music have passed from generation to generation becoming entwined in American culture.
Steppin’ Out String Band weaves tunes and popular songs with a unique blend of instruments to demonstrate the pathways and diverse cultures from
which our American folk music arises. Instrumentation includes: Hammered Dulcimer, Accordions, Flute, Banjo, Pennywhistle, Mandolin, Guitars, Bass, Table Harps, Mountain Dulcimer, Autoharp, Washboard, Ukulele, Bodhran and... novelty instruments.

Prior to the concert, at 6:00 p.m., we will serve a tasting plate of Civil War foods. A sampler plate of what they ate for dinner, bread and butter and dessert, as well as coffee or water for the price of $6.

Please make your reservations for this Civil War repast by calling the museum at (315) 568-1510.

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