Free Concert in Amelia Park
May 09, 2014 02:00AM
In addition, Canary in the Coal Mine: An American Folk Band will perform after intermission featuring Jessica Pounds and Sandy Wicker, writers and lead vocals, Arvid Smith, multi instrumentalist, Philip Pan, violin and harmony vocals, Peter Mosley, bass and harmony vocals, and Eric Bailey, drums.
The Beth Newdome Fellowship Artists are composed of outstanding music students from the nation’s premier conservatories. Canary in the Coal Mine is an Americana folk band fronted by songwriters Jessica Pounds and Sandy Wicker. A haunting quality underscores striking vocal harmonies that provide a focal point for the band’s Appalachian folk and country influences. Since its founding in 2009, Jessica and Sandy have joined forces with some of Jacksonville’s finest musicians. Philip Pan is concertmaster of the Jacksonville Symphony. No tickets are required. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets.