Charm City Junction to kick off concert season

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Music on the Delaware will open its 2019-20 concert season Saturday, Sept. 14, with Charm City Junction, a bluegrass/old-time acoustic quartet from Baltimore.

The Walton Theatre concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. and will be preceded by an open jam session at 6:30 p.m. in the parlor.

In its second appearance at the Walton Theatre, Charm City Junction is composed of four young musicians. They are Patrick McAvinue on fiddle, Brad Kolodner on clawhammer banjo, Alex Lacquement on upright bass and Sean McComiskey on button accordion. According to a media release, the group was formed in 2014 and has taken the acoustic music scene by storm with its “captivating and dynamic performances.” Drawing from separate musical backgrounds, the four members have found a common ground on which to develop their unique approach. Since releasing its self-titled debut album in the fall of 2015, the group has performed at many festivals including Grey Fox, Old Songs, Bristol Rhythm & Roots, and the Kennedy Center. The group released its second full-length album, “Duckpin,” in the summer of 2018.

Reviews of the band, according to a media release include: “The young acoustic quartet combines traditional instruments…into a pretty, pastoral medley of Celtic, folk, and bluegrass music….At times, the songs are pure backwoods Americana, straight-up Appalachian mountain music, or the kind of boot-scootin’ stomp heard at a country dance. At others, they’re old-timey and Irish….” from Baltimore Magazine; and “Carrying on the torch of interesting, rootsy music,” from SiriusXM,

More information on the band can be found at www.charmcityjunction.com.

Music on the Delaware fall 2019 concerts will include Backtrack A Capella Vocals on Oct. 5, and Cherish the Ladies Christmas Concert on Nov. 30.

Tickets for Charm City Junction are available at the door of the theater, at www.waltontheatre.org or at the following businesses: The Green Toad Bookstore in Oneonta, Good Cheap Food in Delhi, Masonville General Store in Masonville, Wayne Bank in Walton, Franklin and Hamden and Molto Espresso and Sidney Federal Credit Union in Walton. Further information is available at 607-865-6829 or 865-6983. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and $32 for family.

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