A Folk & Acoustic Music Coffeehouse Since 1973

Concerts at The Universalist Church, 433 Fern St., West Hartford, CT*
860-770-3001•Credit/Debit Cards Accepted at the Door

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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

 

 

The Sounding Board is closed for the summer
and will reopen on September 9, 2017 with Bill Staines

BILL STAINES
Saturday, Sept 9, 7:30 p.m.

After touring for more than 40 years, you could think that Bill Staines might think about slowing down. After all, Bill performs more than 175 shows a year and drives about 70,000 miles getting to them.

 

He’s become one of folk music’s most durable and beloved singers. With 26 recordings and more than 300 original songs, Staines’ music has been recorded by Peter, Paul, and Mary, Makem and Clancy, Nanci Griffith, Glen Yarborough, and many others. His music is sung at campfires and folk music gatherings, in homes and

churches, all around the country.

 

$17 general, $15 members,
$10 students with ID, $8 children 12 & under

“Any new song that can live comfortably beside the well-worn songs of folk tradition has a good chance of surviving the test of time. Such, we believe, are the songs of Bill Staines.”

– Sandy Paton, Folk-Legacy Records

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Coming next fall...

Roy Zimmerman (9/23/17)

Jez Lowe (10/7/17)

To be announced (10/21/17)

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"members only" offer for this event.

Ed Trickett (11/4/17)

John McCutcheon (11/18/17)

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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.