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August 2018

Swingin’ Tern Contra Dances

August 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church Parish House, 14 Hanover Road,
East Hanover, NJ United States
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Contra dancing to caller and live band! Beginners workshop at 7:30 pm. No partner necessary. Please carry in clean soft soled shoes for dancing. Tonight's dance is free! (Donations appreciated.)

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Folk Project Presents NJ Uke Fest

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cost varies; concert-only tickets available; please check website.

First day of three-day fest. Concert on Friday evening, over six hours of workshops, open mics, jamming, fellowship, and vendors on Saturday, concert on Saturday evening, jam on the Morristown Green on Sunday. Please check website for performers.

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Minstrel Closed Tonight for NJ Uke Fest

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States
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The Folk Project will hold its sixth annual New Jersey Uke Fest from Friday, Aug. 24 through Sunday, Aug. 26. The fun starts on Friday and Saturday at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center in WHIPPANY and ends on Sunday with a jam on the Morristown Green. There will be a concert on Friday night, workshops all day Saturday followed by a second concert, and a jam on the Morristown Green on Sunday. Tickets are now on sale. A Full Fest…

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No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow at the Minstrel

August 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States
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$10 – $12

No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow is the “heck-of-a-good-time” collaboration hatched by award winning songwriters Carolann Solebello, Karyn Oliver, and The YaYas Individually, the four are nationally touring performers that have appeared on stage at some of the most respected festivals and venues. Collectively, they are an incorrigible bunch of musical co-conspirators bent on giving their audience an unforgettable show. Michael Arthur opens. Wheelchair accessible; free parking.

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September 2018

Swingin’ Tern Contra Dances

September 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church Parish House, 14 Hanover Road,
East Hanover, NJ United States
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$5 – $12

Contra dancing to caller and live band! No partner or experience necessary. Please carry in clean soft soled shoes for dancing. Beginners workshop at 7:30 pm. Just listening to the band is worth the admission and listeners are welcome.

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Betsy Rose and the Chicago Fire at the Minstrel

September 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States
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$10 – $12

Betsy Rose is the Folk Project's resident Blues maven. Her clear voice and saucy style are rooted in the sights and sounds of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods and rowdiest music bars. Betsy's brand of the blues is filled with life lessons, raw emotions, heartfelt sorrows and playful innuendos. Her backup band, The Chicago Fire, is packed with some of the Project's finest musicians. Rhonda Schuster opens. Wheelchair accessible; free parking.

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Open Stage at the Minstrel

September 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States
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$5 – $25

The Minstrel Open Stage is the place where a diverse collection of acoustic musicians perform for a welcoming, supportive, and attentive audience. We’re a listening room, not a noisy bar. We've often seen previews of our regularly scheduled opening acts for the first time at our Open Stage. For information on how to sign up to perform at our next Open Stage, visit www.OpenStage.FolkProject.org.

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Swingin’ Tern Contra Dances

September 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church Parish House, 14 Hanover Road,
East Hanover, NJ United States
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$5 – $12

Dance to caller and live band! Tonight's caller will be Sue Gola and the band will be In-Tent-City. No partner or experience necessary. Beginners workshop at 7:30 pm. Please carry in clean soft soled shoes for dancing. Just listening to the band is worth the admission and listeners are welcome.

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Bill Staines at the Minstrel

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States
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$10 – $12

For just about as long as anyone currently involved in folk music can remember, Bill Staines is the archetypical contemporary folk singer. People have been singing his songs on stage, in recording studios, and around campfires for over 30 years. He is responsible for such classics as "Roseville Fair", "All God's Critters Got a Place in the Choir", and "River", all with choruses that beg to be sung with. Come and see a true living legend. The Asthmatics open. Wheelchair…

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Beppe Gambetta at the Minstrel

September 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States
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$10 – $12

Early in life Beppe was captured by the music of such greats as Doc Watson and Tony Rice, and soon got to the point where he was sharing festival stages as an equal with his heroes. Equally adroit on mandolin, he can blaze through a hot bluegrass tune or croon a lovely Italian traditional ballad. And all with an elegant continental charm that is a joy to witness. Peter Lister opens. Free parking; wheelchair accessible.

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