May 2018 Newport Jamboree featuring Eight Point Star and RYZ (CANCELLED)
Venue: Newport Community Park, Newport
Organizations: Eight Point Star, Newport Jamboree, RYZ
Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Event Types: Music, Food, Family Friendly
Cost:
Adults: $5.00 Donation
Kids Ages 12 & Under: Free

Description:
UPDATE: Due to the rain, this event has been cancelled.

The Newport Jamboree presents their May 2018 Jamboree and 2018 Kickoff featuring the music of Eight Point Star and RYZ on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Newport Community Park.

Eight Point Star is the newest musical incarnation of Mike Gangloff, Cara Gangloff and Matt Peyton, created to solidify and expand music that Mike & Cara and Mike & Matt have performed as they toured across Europe and around the southeastern United States.

With hardanger fiddle, hurdy-gurdy, banjos, gongs, singing bowls and lots more, this is a mostly acoustic sound, but with Matt's theremin and other electronics occasionally rising to the surface sometimes from the Golden Age jazz or Great American Songbook classics that Cara grew up singing, sometimes from the urgent, raw blues that Matt has pursued and sometimes from pure, free improvisation aimed at creating an in-the-moment symphony. This is extended Appalachian music with a story of its own to tell.

Joey Ritenour, Dave Yolton, Paul Zenner, Steve McCartney, and Rick Sprague perform acoustic Americana music, including fresh originals and old favorites.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/RYZtheBand

The local Ruritan chapter will be selling concessions including hot dogs and snacks and be sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

We will ask for a $5.00 donation from each adult to cover the bands and pay for the park rental. Kids under 12 get in free.

Bring a chair, pack a swimsuit and invite a friend.

The Village of Newport Ruritan Park is conveniently located 1.4 miles down Highway 42 / 650 Bluegrass Trail keep your eyes peeled for the signs off of 460 West.

To view the event flyer, visit: https://i.imgur.com/dFqC5Wg.png.

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/NewportJamboree/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/194535201170362/.
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