“Music & farming have always gone hand in hand with the rhythms of labor and of nature, weaving themselves into songs and tunes that resonate deeply across the ages.
What better way to enhance life, work family and community than by joining together in song and dance.” —Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
1. a social gathering or informal concert featuring folk singing and, sometimes, dancing.
2. an informal session at which folk singers and instrumentalists perform for their own enjoyment.
Hootenanny is an Appalachian colloquialism that was used in early twentieth century
During the early 1960s at the height of the Folk Music Woody Guthrie & Pete Seeger’s newly formed folk-protest group, the Almanac Singers worked out of a loft in New York City hosting regular (Sunday afternoon) concerts called “hootenannys”, a word Pete and Woody had picked up in their cross-country travels.
Come on down the homestead on Sunday for a Hootenanny of good time!
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