Area arts 6-12


Top bluegrass band in Maumee
MAUMEE – IIIrd Tyme Out, a quintet that has been the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Band of
the Year will perform Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Maumee Theatre, 601 Conant St.
Tickets for the Glass City Opry concert are $20.
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Museum celebrating Juneteenth
TOLEDO – The Toledo Museum of Art will celebrate Juneteenth on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. with a host
of performances and activities.
The holiday marks the day in 1865 when enslaved African-Americans in Texas first learned of the
Emancipation Proclamation that had been issued by Abraham Lincoln two years before.
Among those performing will be storyteller Wil Clay, Kaye Cook Praise Dancers, KGB playing the sounds of
Motown, JJ Express, Funk Nation featuring special guest Ron Ricks and the jazz group Damen Cook and
Friends. Films on the Underground Railroad, Quincy Jones and Nat King Cole will also be shown.
Art activities for children will be offered throughout the day.
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Scottish folk musician radio guest
Jonny Hardie, co-founder and leader of the Scottish folk band Old Blind Dogs, will be the interviewed by
host Earl Britt on "New Celtic Revival" Monday at noon on WBGU-FM 88.1.
Hardie started Old Blind Dogs in 1990 and they have toured throughout internationally including several
concerts in this area.
As a group, the band has released a dozen recordings as well as numerous solo projects and guest
appearances. In 2004, the Dogs won the Folk Band of the Year honor at the Scottish Traditional Music
Awards. Last year, Hardie released a solo project entitled "Lucky Jonnie."

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