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Farmer Jason is coming to Mauney Memorial Library
Farmer Jason

Farmer Jason is coming to Mauney Memorial Library, Friday August 4, 2017 at 10:00am! Farmer Jason is the brainchild of rock music legend Jason Ringenberg of Jason and the Scorchers. An Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Ringenberg is one of the pioneers of the modern Americana and alt-country genres. In 2002 he created Farmer Jason to educate and entertain children about farm life and the wonders of nature. The character is based on his own farming background and love of the great outdoors. As Farmer Jason he has released four CDs and a DVD. He has starred in the "It's a Farmer Jason" video interstitial program, which airs on several public broadcasting stations around the United States and won an Emmy Award in 2009, plus an Emmy nomination in 2010. Farmer Jason's records have won numerous awards, including the Parents' Choice Gold Award and the Los Angeles Times' Children's Record of the Year list.
Farmer Jason has performed several thousand concerts in venues ranging from rural fairs on the Alaskan tundra to posh European performance halls. The highly acclaimed live show involves sing-alongs, dancing, and discussions about nature appreciation, ecology, and farm animals. Farmer Jason performs solo with just his acoustic guitar (no backing track gimmickry), which adds to the spontaneous, high energy nature of his concerts. Although aimed at children ages 2 to 8, everyone is invited to get involved, and they do! Farmer Jason draws his musical influences from folk, country, and rock 'n' roll with a dash of DIY punk rock. The Library is excited to have this wonderful performer visit Kings Mountain. Join us Friday, August 4 at 10:00 am at the Central United Methodist Church.
For questions, email info@mauneylibrary.org or call the library at (704) 739-2371. The Mauney Memorial Library thanks the community for its continued support. The location of the Mauney Memorial Library is 100 S. Piedmont Street, Kings Mountain, NC 28086.
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Submitted by Sharon Stack

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