Beautiful ballads, rousing anthems, driving songs, delightful jig and reels and haunting slow airs from Scotland and Ireland, when Cormorant's Fancy takes the stage at the Northern Appalachian Folk Festival. A workshop will follow.
Label: Wilkin Audio
Manager: Art Gazdik / Paula Purnell
Bio: The NewLanders have researched and rediscovered songs that capture the American experience.
By interweaving traditional instruments, including the Appalachian lap dulcimer, fiddle, and mandolin, with richly layered harmonies and electric guitar and bass, the NewLanders have created a contemporar...See Full Bio
“Longtime friends and musicians Gazdik, Paula Purnell, Doug Wilkin and Gerard Rohlf are heading to Germany for the third time, performing Thursday and Friday at the Kokerei Hansa Coking Plant Museum in Dortmund and the LVR Industrial Museum in Oberhausen. The band's music celebrates Western Pennsylvania, reworking old songs from a time when steel mills offered workers, many of them immigrants, both sustenance and camaraderie.”