The Lonesome Traveler: The Roots of American Folk Music

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1008 Brown St, Peekskill, NY 10566, USA
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Lonesome Traveler, the story of America’s ever-changing folk music landscape, is coming to the Paramount Theater!
Experience the enduring power and popularity of American folk music with Lonesome Traveler, the stirring concert version of the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical that the New York Times called “illuminating…revelatory…achingly beautiful.” The show celebrates the music of great folk artists, including Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Pete Seeger and the Weavers, Gordon Lightfoot, Bob Dylan, The Byrds, Cat Stevens, James Taylor, and Van Morrison, with a special tribute to Leonard Cohen.
Join us for songs that have shaped generations: “If I Had a Hammer,” “Puff The Magic Dragon,” “This Little Light of Mine,” “Blowin’ in the Wind”, “Like a Rolling Stone”, “Turn! Turn! Turn!”, “American Pie,” and “Hallelujah” among many others. An inspiring evening of great music that includes charismatic singers and multi-instrumentalists, period costumes, multimedia projections, and lots of fun sing-a-longs, this concert is perfect entertainment for audiences of all ages.
With special guest and legendary folk musician Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary!

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