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The Sounding Board is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1973 to present and preserve folk music in all its forms in the Greater Hartford area

 

 

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Our thanks to the 18 people who turned out for an all-acoustic evening of music with Amy Kucharik and Friends with Benefits on October 6. The Sounding Board is here to present your favorites, but we also need your support when we showcase new performers too. You might see an unfamiliar name on the schedule this season, but you can be sure that you will have a superb entertainment experience at any Sounding Board event. We need your support to keep on presenting the best performers on the folk and acoustic music scene.

Jim Rigby, President, The Sounding Board

A Meeting House Presents! concert in cooperation with The Sounding Board

This concert will take place at The Unitarian Society of Hartford,
50 Bloomfield Ave., Hartford CT.  Click here for directions.

ELLEN IOVINO &
SARAH HARMON McKENZIE
Friday, Dec 28, 7:30 p.m.

Ellen Iovino’s performances are dramatic, energetic and packed with variety. Her passionate, dynamic vocals and percussive guitar style are often combined with a little tap dancing and a variety of instrumentation – anything from harmonica to trumpet to steel drum and more.

 

Sarah Harmon McKenzie is a multi-instrumentalist who plays songs from many genres while calling back to older folk traditions. Sarah hand picks covers by a variety of artists, with a preference for songs with a strong sense of narrative. Her strong vocals will carry listeners through stories of redemption, renewal, and mystery.

 

Reservations are not available for this event.

$20 General
$14 Full Time College/High School Students
Children 12 and under FREE
with a paying parent/adult

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 "Ain't Misbehavin'" - Ellen Iovino

Presented by The Sounding Board

This event will take place at The Universalist Church of West Hartford,
433 Fern St., West Hartford CT.  Click here for directions.

 "Meron Nign"  (Traditional Klezmer Freilach)

 "Halifax Hornpipe"

Presented by The Sounding Board

This concert will take place at The Universalist Church of West Hartford,
433 Fern St., West Hartford CT.  Click here for directions.

 "Beachside Reel"

 "Reknot / The Stopped Watch / St. Michael's Mount"

Coming soon...

Hubby Jenkins (Jan 18, 2018 – a Meeting
   House Presents! event at The
   Unitarian Society of Hartford)

Nerissa & Katryna Nields (Jan 19, 2019)

Banjo Nickaru & The Western Scootches
   (Feb 2, 2019)

Connecticut Troubadours in concert
   with Kate Callahan, Kristen Graves &
   Hugh Blumenfeld  (Feb 16, 2019)

Citizen U (Chris Freeman & Antonio
   Alcorn of Parsonsfield) (Feb 22, 2019 –
   a Meeting House Presents! event at
   The Unitarian Society of Hartford)

Joe Jencks (March 2, 2019)

Naming The Twins (March 10, 2019 –
   Sounding Board Too event at Winding Trails)

Daymark (March 16, 2019)

Carolann Solebello (March 24, 2019 –
   Sounding Board Too event at Winding Trails)

Uke U (March 30, 2019 – all-day ukulele workshop &
   evening concert featuring ukulele masters
   Jim & Liz Beloff, Ron Gordon, and Amy Kucharik)

Plywood Cowboy (April 6, 2019)

Gathering Time & Mara Levine (April 14, 2019  – Sounding Board Too event
   at Winding Trails)

RPR (April 27, 2019)

Ernest Troost (May 11, 2019)

Portable Folk Festival (May 18, 2019)

Low Lily (September 7, 2019)

Joe Crookston (September 21, 2019)

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason (October 5, 2019)

The Malvinas (November 2, 2019)

For information on other folk music events at 100+ venues throughout the area, click here.

 

You can also make a reservation by clicking any of the blue buttons on this page marked "Reservations."

Please make reservations using the online form or by email. You can also make a reservation by sending a text to 860-770-3001.

If you really feel the need to make your reservation by a traditional phone call, dial 860-770-3001 and leave a voice mail with your name, the concert you wish to attend, and the number of people in your party. The Sounding Board does not confirm reservations made by phone or text.

Reservations must be made before 3:30 p.m. on the day of the concert. Reservations must be claimed at the admissions table by 7:15 on the night of the performance.

Please do not call the church for reservations or Sounding Board information. The Sounding Board is not affiliated with The Universalist Church and only rents the hall where we hold our concerts.

Please help support the Fern Street Food Pantry

 

Since 2012 Fern Street Food Pantry has provided hot meals and provisions for local families with food insecurity, including a program that distributes food-filled backpacks to at-risk West Hartford students.

 

Your help is needed. Please bring a non-perishable food item whenever you attend a Sounding Board concert. There will be a collection box at the admissions table.  THANKS!

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