Jay Smar, Music of the Mining Community
You are cordially invited to our ‘Second Sunday at Six’ program:
Date: March 12, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Place: All Saints Episcopal Church
129 North Market Street
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Services will conclude with communion
In the last 10 years, Jay Smar has toured Scotland twice, received recognition from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, performed at the Philadelphia Folk Festival twice, recorded music for the Welsh BBC movie, “The Welsh in America” and has been selected by the Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour to be on their professional touring roster.
Armed with 2 guitars, baritone vocals, claw-hammer banjo, and fiddling, singing, and flat-footin ‘ (a form of clog-dancing), he serves his audience an “acoustic buffet” of traditional American and original folk, ol time mountain music, bluegrass and gospel tunes, as well as coal mining songs of Northeast Pennsylvania preceded by their origin.