Featuring John Holenko, Hazel Ketchum, Eliie Jos and John Kennedy
The 2017 Gage Hall Coffeehouse Series presents an exciting evening of outstanding acoustic music performed by Charleston’s famous world music band, the Hungry Monks. The Hungry Monks feature Hazel Ketchum (vocals, guitar and banjo), John Holenko (vocals, guitar, mandolin), Ellie Jos (violin) and John Kennedy (bass).The Hungry Monks draw on a range of influences including medieval and renaissance music, folk, blues and jazz. The group has performed in clubs, and at contra dances and festivals. Founded more than 20 years ago, the band has been featured on TV and radio throughout the U.S. Combining strong original songs and instrumental compositions with an ear toward improvisation, the Hungry Monks create a tapestry of sound grounded in the folk traditions of many cultures.
The group has released several recordings on its own label, Hungry Monk Recordings. As well as being active performers, The Hungry Monks are music educators, and publish their own work through Hungry Monk Publications.
Don’t miss a great evening of acoustic world music at this Coffeehouse.
Profits from Gage Hall Coffeehouses support enrichment activities in Mitchell elementary school. Gage Hall is located at 4 Archdale Street.
Suggested donation of $15 for Adults; $5 for Students.
Call 224-4472 or 367-9663 for more information.