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Summer Concerts in the Greenhouse Garden
Enjoy the summer beauty of the flower gardens outside the Mount Auburn Greenhouses while listening to folk and bluegrass performances by local artists. Limited seating available, please bring your own blanket or chair. Rain or Shine. In case of rain we will move inside the greenhouse
Parking available at the Greenhouse: 94 Grove Street, Watertown.
This Month’s Artists:
Tim Rowell is an avid clawhammer banjoist, tune collector and educator. He was heavily influenced as a kid by Pete Seeger and a whole bunch of wonderful musicians from the Hudson River Valley. An award winning player and teacher, Tim has taught and performed at regional schools, stages and music camps from Los Angeles to Boston. Author of several books of clawhammer tablature and producer of Old-Time music CD’s, Tim has a deep interest and affection for Southern Appalachian music and culture.
Lloyd Thayer is the master of string instruments and is known for incorporating Folk, Indian, Blues, and Turkish style music into his performances. A regular at Club Passim, Lloyd entertains the audience with his wit and humor while playing Dobro and Weissenborn lap steel guitar, although it is not uncommon to find him playing the Turkish Oud, Cumbus Saz, Indian Chaturangui Mohan Veena, or Ragmakamtar to name a few.
A young upcoming band playing old-time, bluegrass music. Multitalented sisters, Audrey and Megan Mendenhall play: banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, and dobro, with Jack Bram on guitar and bass. Winners at the Lowell Banjo and Fiddle Festival for the past two years, Audrey and Megan have been plucking the strings since they were 7 & 9 years old. Jack Bram is a musical virtuoso who plays multiple stringed instruments such as saz and lap steel. They have been playing together since 2015 and have performed at the Burren in Sommerville, Club Passim, and Me and Thee Coffee House in Marblehead.
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Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Watertown Cultural Council, and the Watertown Community Foundation.