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Sun, Oct 28


Warner Public Market

Old Time Fiddle Concert

Enjoy a performance of old time fiddling and crankies with Mary Lauren Fraser and Nate Paine.

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Old Time Fiddle Concert
Old Time Fiddle Concert

Time & Location

Oct 28, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Warner Public Market, 19 E Main St, Warner, NH 03278, USA


About the event

Enjoy a performance of old time fiddle tunes and crankies with Mary Lauren Fraser and Nate Paine! Crankies, also known as moving panoramas, are an old story telling art form accompanied by music, story and poetry. They contain back-lit art that is scrolled through a viewing box. Listen to a song here!

$10 at the door

Nate Paine and Mary Fraser both grew up in very musical families and have been playing the fiddle for two plus decades. Both having departed from the family tradition - Mary's style moved from her classical training into musical immersion and extensive travels through Scotland, Ireland, and the southern states. Nate's style developed through a long-term mentorship and friendship with Jon Bekoff, an influential old-time fiddler in southern Vermont. Their words to describe themselves: "Playing music together is an expression of the learning and shifting required for being close with another person. How to compliment and harmonize with the other, yet be yourself. Finding that balance within the form of music is a vulnerable, creative and fun experience. It is a collaborative art form that is one of the languages of our connection." You can hear Nate and Mary play in town halls, for barn dances, small living room concerts and busking on the street. A mix of twin fiddle harmony, guitar and fiddle blues, traditional ballads and funny songs, and even a crankie or two - this is a stunning collaboration.

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