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Adam Hurt/Beth Hartness House Concert

Posted by tfaux on Sunday, September 26, 2010

The Community Center for the Arts proudly presents

a house-concert featuring


Clawhammer Banjo Virtuoso


with guitarist Beth Hartness


Saturday, October 16, 8PM

In the home of Dannie Otto and Barb Shenk,

405 West Illinois St., Urbana.


• admission is $15 at the door

• seating is extremely limited

• refreshments will be served


Adam Hurt draws on diverse musical influences from the North Carolina piedmont, the mountains of central West Virginia, the Ohio River Valley, and beyond to create his own elegantly innovative clawhammer banjo playing.

Adam has placed in or won most of the major old-time banjo competitions including Clifftop, Mount Airy, and Galax, and won the state banjo championships of Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio, as well as the state fiddle championships of Virginia and Maryland.


This event is sponsored by the Community Center for the Arts. 217-384-2946


1 comment on “Adam Hurt/Beth Hartness House Concert”

ScottK Says:
Friday, October 15, 2010 @5:58:01 PM

Hi Tom,

Hope you have a great day with Adam and Beth tomorrow! Was thinking of you recently after I hosted a Quebecois house dance last Friday with Lisa Ornstein and friends providing the music. One of the friends was clawhammer player Jerry Gallaher who used to be in the Hurricane Ridge Runners 30 years ago. One of these days I'm going to have to make time to pick up some of that repertoire! Anyway, we had a great time. Hope you do, too!


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