Sutherland Tribute at Annual Folk Concert

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Pete Sutherland will be honored at the annual folk concert on August 6 at the Old West Church in Calais.

CALAIS – The 24th Annual Folk Music Concert will pay tribute to the late Pete Sutherland, lifelong Vermonter, world citizen and exceptional musician, on Sunday, August 6, at 4 p.m., at the Old West Church. Featured on the program are current and past members of Young Tradition Vermont Touring Group.

The annual folk concert is organized by singer Deb Flanders in honor of her great-aunt Helen Hartness Flanders, an internationally-recognized ballad collector and authority on folk music found in New England and in the British Isles. Joining Flanders are fiddler Oliver Scanlon, cellist John Dunlop, violin/fiddlers Laura Markowitz and Sofia Hirsch.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Vermont Folklife’s program, Young Tradition Vermont. For more information email [email protected] or call (802) 233-1015.

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