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

 Musical Selections will include:
1.  Thirty Inch Coal
2.  Amazing Grace/ What A Friend We
     Have In Jesus ( guitar instrumental)
3. Swing Low Sweet Chariot
4. The Darkest Hour Is Just Before
5. I Am An Ol Coalminer
6. I Bid You Goodnight


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.

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