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<April 2013>

Valley Folk: Brian Peters
Drake House Studio Theater
Apr 19  7:30 PM

"A singer, guitarist and melodeon player of rare ability.. an unusual repertoire, and unusual conviction in singing it"--Dirty Linen (USA)

Brian Peters is one of the English folk scene’s great all-rounders: a compelling singer, a top squeezebox player and a skilled guitarist. Brian is one of the country’s best anglo-concertina players and is just as good on melodeon, while he’s also internationally-known as a singer of traditional ballads. He delivers a repertoire of startling variety, so alongside those classic songs from the tradition, and lively English dance tunes, you can expect to hear newer songs, his own instrumental compositions, and wild squeezebox excursions into ragtime or blues. His stage act bristles with energy and wit.

Brian has played major folk festivals in Britain, Australia, New Zealand, the USA and Canada, as well as touring extensively in Europe. He’s collaborated with many British and American musicians, is in demand as an instrumental teacher and workshop leader, and has recorded several highly-acclaimed CDs.

“A front-rank English musician on melodeon and concertina” -- English Dance and Song

For more information, visit his Web site at: www.harbourtownrecords.com/peters.html

On concert nights (unless otherwise noted) audience members are encouraged to bring acoustic instruments to play, and songs to sing together, in the gallery while the the concert hall is being set up. Beginning at 6 pm, this is a self-run jam session. The types of folk music played varies depending on who shows up and what they play, so come join in or just come to listen!

Learn more about Valley Folk at www.valleyfolk.org