Friday, August 28, 2015 at Cave Vineyard in Ste. Genevieve.
Social hour begins at 6 p.m. and includes wine tastings provided by Cave Vineyard and light refreshments will be provided by CIAO.
The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. with entertainment provided by Snorty Horse. The group members are Cathy Barton, Dave Para, Tenley Hansen and Michael Fraser.
For 35 years Cathy Barton and Dave Para have created dynamic performances acclaimed for their variety and expertise in vocal and instrumental music. They have celebrated the musical traditions and folklife of Missouri and the Ozarks in festivals, clubs, concert halls, schools and studios across the U.S. and Europe.
A versatile duo, Dave and Cathy play several stringed instruments including hammered and fretted dulcimers, banjo, guitar and Autoharp, as well as "found" instruments like bones, spoons, mouthbow and leaf. Their concerts present a range of music from the lively dance tunes they have collected in their home region to old ballads to new songs.
Michael Fraser is a founding member of the Shortleaf Band. He moved to the Kansas City area in 2003 after spending twenty five years in the Ozarks learning the traditional music of the Scots-Irish who settled the area. Michael was awarded a two year apprenticeship with Master Ozark Square Dance Fiddler, Bob Holt through the Missouri Arts Council’s Master/Apprentice Program.
Tenley Hansen is a former musical stage performer who has moved into the folk music genre. A Nebraska native, she has made her home in the Ozarks and has been performing with the Shortleaf Band since 2005. A singer/songwriter with a folksy alto voice; Tenley plays the keyboards, guitar, mandolin and sometimes even the fiddle for Shortleaf.
Tickets for the concert are $40 and includes a souvenir wine glass. Proceeds from the concert benefit KRCU.
More information is available by calling (888) 651-5070.