Jonathan Byrd & Johnny Waken


“This rootsy North Carolinian ... displays John Prine’s gift for stark little songs that tell big, complex stories; Guy Clark’s lean melodicism; Lyle Lovett’s wry mischief; and Bill Morrissey’s knack for the revealing image.” – Boston Globe


North Carolinian singer-songwriter Jonathan Byrd is a preacher’s son, a Gulf War veteran, and a Kerrville New Folk award winner. Following up on his performance at the 2014 Turtle Hill Folk Festival, Byrd will be accompanied by Johnny Waken (guitar, mandolin, saw) for a concert full of complex songwriting, compelling vocals, and hot guitar picking in the line of North Carolina greats Doc Watson and Tony Rice. A stalwart of modern folk music, Byrd has released five solo albums with a surprising variety of musical directions. “One of the top 50 songwriters of the past 50 years,” says the Chicago Tribune

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(Note: cellist Paul Ford will not be coming due to health issues.)

Admission $22.00; Golden Link Members $18.00
Students $10.00; Children 12 and under FREE

Note: Online Ticket Sales have ended. Tickets can also be purchased at the door on the day of the concert.


November 21, 2015 at 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Rochester Christian Reformed Church
2750 Atlantic Ave
Penfield, NY 14526
United States
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