Toby Walker with special guest Potters Field
Groovin’ in New Fairfield is proud to welcome back TOBY WALKER with special guest POTTERS FIELD on Saturday, May 7 at 7:30pm, at the New Fairfield Senior Center, 33 Route 37, New Fairfield, CT. Doors open at 6:45 pm.
Tickets MUST be purchased in advance. Tickets are $15 and payable by cash or by check made out to Groovin’ In New Fairfield. Tickets can be purchased at the New Fairfield Senior Center with cash or by check. Checks can be mailed to: Groovin’ In New Fairfield, c/oNew Fairfield Senior Center, 33 Route 37, New Fairfield, CT 06812. To insure your reservation, mail needs to be received no later than May 4. All sales are final. For more information, contact us at 203-746-1142 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enjoy a moderately priced dinner catered by Bruno’s Restaurant before the show. Choices include: Eggplant Rollatini, Chicken Francese, Pizza, Coffee, Tea, Hot Mulled Cider, Water, and Homemade Desserts.
Internationally and nationally acclaimed Toby Walker has been hailed as an award winning, roots music fingerstyle guitar virtuoso and songwriter who has toured the US, the United Kingdom, and Europe. Blending the styles of blues, ragtime, country, bluegrass, old-time jazz and rock, Walker has developed his own style and as such received numerous awards, including being the 1st place recipient of the International Blues Challenge Award in Memphis and the NY Music Award for best instrumental CD. Walker has also been inducted into the NY Blues Hall Of Fame. Walker is a nationally recognized guitar instructor, having taught at Jorma Kaukonen’s Fur Peace Ranch, Woody Mann’s Guitar Seminars, The Swanannoa Gathering, and the National Guitar Workshop. Walker also has eight instructional DVD’s on Happy Traum’s Homespun Music Instruction, and has produced hundreds of instructional videos on his own. “If he doesn’t get them with his phenomenal guitar playing or catchy songs, he gets them with his wonderful stories. True entertainers have an engaing spirit that puts a smile on your face. Arlo Guthrie has it. David Bromberg has it. And so does Toby. “– John Platt – WFUV www.littletobywalker.com
For over ten years, the local musicians in the band Potters Field (Adam Carley, Janet Taylor, Jake Tolson and Steven Trinchillo) Influenced by musicians including The Beatles, Neil Young, The Indigo Girls, Dave Matthews, James Taylor, Paul Simon, The Wood Brothers, The Grateful Dead, and Jackson Browne, Potters Field has been playing music for audiences in Litchfield and Fairfield Counties and beyond. Their original music and unique versions of cover songs have a soulful, acoustic sound, complimented by some of the best vocal harmonies you’ll ever hear live! Their variety of styles will have their audience listening intently at times and later up and dancing to the groove. Potters Field music and stage presence create a fun, positive vibe. They are sure to make everyone feel good and have a great time! https://www.facebook.com/potters.field.9
About Groovin’ in New Fairfield: Groovin’ in New Fairfield seeks to develop and promote ongoing, regularly scheduled live music programs in New Fairfield and surrounding areas. It is a non-profit organization supported by sponsors, local businesses, grants from charitable organizations and patron donations and is staffed by volunteers. It operates under the New Fairfield Parks and Recreation Commission. www.groovininnewfairfield.com