Ken & Brad Kolodner with Rachel Eddy 7:00 p.m.
The father-son duo performs an exciting blend of Appalachian folk music on hammered dulcimer, banjo and fiddle with a modern, unique twist. The Kolodners push the boundaries of the Appalachian tradition by infusing their own brand of driving, innovative, tasteful and musical interpretations of traditional tunes and songs. Ken Kolodner toured for many years with the world folk trio Helicon (Chris Norman, Robin Bullock, and Ken Kolodner) and is widely considered one of the premier hammered dulcimer players in the world and a highly respected fiddler. Brad Kolodner is best known as one of the finest clawhammer banjo players in the U.S. and is an accomplished fiddler and performs on gourd banjo, banjola and vocals .
Ken & Brad recently started performing with Rachel Eddy, a phenomenal singer, fiddler and guitarist formerly of the Old-Time super-group Uncle Earl . Rachel adds an enormous energy and passion to the music. With Rachel, the trio features a wide variety of textures and instrumentation including rocking triple fiddles, banjo-fiddle-hammered dulcimer, harmony vocals and much more.