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Old-Time String Bands Play Celebration

Saturday, 26 April, 2014 @ 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM | Cost:Free admission

Celebration 2014, in cooperation with the Tarble Arts Center and Company of Folk, celebrates Illinois folk music with performances by two old-time string bands on Saturday, April 26.

The Embarras Valley Haymakers play at 1:00pm, and White Mule at 2:00pm. Both bands have Charleston roots, and some of the players are children of members of the legendary Indian Creek Dela Boys band. The Haymakers are Jesse (guitar) and Levi (banjo) Woollen-Danner, and Cliff Harrison (fiddle). White Mule is Genevieve (Harrison) Koester (fiddle), Smith Koester (banjo) and Andy Gribble (guitar).

The programs are presented in conjunction with the exhibit From 'Generation to Generation: Folk Arts of Illinois,' created and circulated by Company of Folk. This program is supported in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Illinois Arts Council Agency, Illinois Humanities Council, and the Ruth & Vaughn Jaenike Access to the Arts fund.

Categories: College of Arts and Humanities | Tarble Arts Center


Celebration: A Festival of the Arts
7th St. between Doudna and Tarble, EIU
Charleston, IL 61920

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