Folksinger and storyteller Tim Van Egmond will perform a free public concert at the Suffield Senior Center on Saturday March 9 at 11 a.m. in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Van Egmond’s program will present a “leprechaun’s treasure” of traditional Irish songs and stories. Van Egmond will accompany himself on a wide variety of traditional instruments, including guitar, hammered dulcimer, and limberjack (a wooden puppet that taps out a rhythm dancing on a paddleboard). His captivating talent, warmth, and engaging humor create a moving and enjoyable experience for all. This is a Kent Memorial Library program. Please reserve a space by contacting the library at 860-668-3896 or on the website, suffield-library.org.
A resident of Montague, MA, Van Egmond has performed for over 35 years throughout the country, appearing at hundreds of schools, libraries, and community centers, and on a number of television and radio programs. He’s been selected for the New England States Touring Program, Mass Humanities’ Family Adventures In Reading grants, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s STARS Residency Program. Renowned author and storyteller Jane Yolen has said “Tim is a triple treat. He can sing, he can play a variety of wonderful instruments, and he can tell whopping good tales!”
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