Bruce presents Old Time American Folk Music on autoharp, ukulele, banjo, mandolin, lap dulcimer, jaw harp, mouth bow, guitar. This one man folk festival will also create a jug band from willing volunteers in the crowd!
Bruce has been performing traditional folk music professionally since 1971. A singer and multi-instrumentalist who performs solo and with several groups, he is a founding member of the Double Decker Stringband which has been performing old-time music across the U.S. in Canada and Europe since l977. In l984 Bruce joined the early music ensemble Hesperus which has created a style mixing medieval and Renaissance music with American folk music. He has performed with Hesperus in the U.S., Europe and Asia. In l995 he joined the old-time stringband Roustabout, with whom he performs in concert and for square and contra dances.
As a solo performer Bruce does concerts for all ages and specializes in education programs for schools from elementary level to colleges. Noteworthy places where he has performed include The Kennedy Center, (most recently in Sept. 01) the Lincoln Center (NYC) and the Smithsonian Institute, including the Folklife Festival.
Visit Bruce's website at www.huttonfolkways.com