Buckinghams play ICC Polk July 23

Published 3:08 pm Thursday, July 15, 2010

Bob and Amy Buckingham will return to the ICC-Polk auditorium stage Friday, July 23. The Buckinghams have been performing together since 2002, playing a wide range of Americana music from old time, folk and blues to fiddle tunes and contemporary material including originals.

Amy Buckingham has been singing and playing her guitar for many decades. She has recorded with other artists on bass, guitar and banjo.

Bob Buckingham plays the fiddle, mandolin and banjo and says he loves to sing the blues. He has actively played old time and bluegrass music since finding like-minded musicians while serving in the military many years ago. For the past several decades he has performed with various musical groups around much of the country.

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Both he and Amy are founding members of the award winning Blue Ridge Rounders. Bob is a respected teacher and writer, knowledgeable about the music, its history and nuances and has appeared on over a dozen recordings playing fiddle, banjo, mandolin and guitar.

The concert is free and open to the public and is offered as a public service to the community.

More information is available at www.isothermal.edu/learnstuffpolk/ or by calling 828-894-3092.