Acoustic duo plays at Francestown Old Meeting House Sunday

Published: 6/10/2021 3:51:55 PM

On Sunday at 4, the Old Meeting House in Francestown will host acoustic music duo, steel-string guitar virtuoso Harvey Reid and New Hampshire-born fiddler, singer, and songwriter Joyce Andersen. Harvey and Joyce are both gifted instrumentalists, strong and versatile singers, prolific songwriters, and are comfortable in a wide diversity of styles of old-time, Celtic, rock, spiritual, folk, pop, swing root, bluegrass and Americana music.

Harvey has won the Beanblossom flat-picking contest, the National Fingerpicking award, and the International autoharp contest. He is an unparalleled player of 6 and12-string acoustic guitar, 6-string banjo, autoharp, and also plays bouzouki and mandolin. Harvey has successfully run Woodpecker Records since 1982 and has released a large number of LPs, cassettes and CDs to critical acclaim.

Joyce Andersen is also a talented veteran musician and versatile fiddler. She has enjoyed a varied career as side-gal, session player, singer-songwriter, and bandleader. Joyce thrives on writing and interpreting songs across a range of genres.

Bring a chair and enjoy music on the lawn. Tickets are $15 at the door and children under 15 are free. Guests who aren’t fully vaccinated are requested to please wear a mask. In case of rain, the concert will move inside the Old Meeting House. This event is part of the “Sundays at 4” series which has brought music, art and civic programs to Francestown. The series continues until Sept. 19.


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