John Roberts & Tony Barrand to Play St. John's Church, 5/2
Roberts and Barrand sing the ballads and songs of rural pursuits, of social and sociable situations, of industrial toil and strife, of the sea and much more, typically arranging their material thematically to better illustrate the lives and the social history of the people who made and sang the songs. Their performances are punctuated with tales, monologues and dance tunes, serving up a more complete appreciation of the diversity, and vitality of the English folk tradition.
Widely acclaimed for their lively and entertaining presentations of English folk songs, John Roberts and Tony Barrand have performed at major festivals, colleges, clubs and coffeehouses throughout the US, Canada, and their native Britain.
Location: St. John's Church in Greenwich Village, 81 Christopher Street, Manhattan, between Bleecker St and 7th Avenue South.
Subway: Christopher Street on the #1, West 4th Street on A B C D E F and M.
Admission $22 general public; $18 Folk Music Society of NY members, $10 kids under 12 and full-time students.