|Back Porch Swing Band to play Live in House|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune|
|Monday, 30 September 2013 08:26|
The Western swing band Back Porch Swing Band will perform two shows in Wood County this weekend as part of the Live in the House series.
The Ohio-based ensemble will play Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Pemberville Opera House and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Grand Rapids Town Hall auditorium. Tickets are $10. They are available in Pemberville at Beeker's General Store or by calling 419-287-4848 and at the door and in Grand Rapids at Washer's Laundromat or by calling 419-832-5664.
Back Porch Swing Band combines the talents of¬† five veteran musicians who color their swing sound with Appalachian tunes, blues, old-time country and folk as well as two steps, waltzes, polkas, shaddishs, and square dances.
Founded 15 years ago, the band plays about 60 a year including sternwheeler cruises on the Ohio River; Shaker Woods & Salt Fork Arts & Crafts festivals; Cincinnati's Appalachian Fest ; and concerts and dances around the state.
Members of the quintet are: Adam Jackson, fiddle, Kris Geis, lead vocals, Caleb Hutslar, piano, Dave Irwin, bass, and Pete Shew, vocals and guitar.
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