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MSC Winter Wisdom – Castlebay -1960s Folk Music in a Time of Political Turmoil

12:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Unitarian-Universalist church of Brunswick
Corner of Pleasant and Middle Streets
Brunswick, Maine 04011
United States

MSC Winter Wisdom is free and open to all! The acclaimed folk duo Castlebay will present a lecture/performance of 1960’s protest songs made popular during that time of political unrest. Julia Lane & Fred Gosbee will explain the origins and context of music of this genre. Joining them will be the MSC Singers, the sixty-voice senior college chorus. They will sing three choral arrangements of songs from that era. Julia & Fred became a singing duo in 1987 and since then have weaving together the music and heritage of songs from and New England history. They present traditional folk music blending, legend, and experience into their personable performance style. Their concerts are presented throughout the United States and Europe, feature poignant ballads interspersed with introspective songs played on guitar, Celtic harp, fiddle, and tin whistle.

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*This program will take place at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick, across from the Curtis Memorial Library
Winter Wisdom is sponsored by The Highlands, Topsham, ME

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