The annual “Spring-Ring-String-Sing” was another success!
It was spring.
First we had some great food and then we had music by the following
Patton Hand Bell Choir ~
Patton Youth Group ~ Patton String Band
Memorial & Patton Combined Choirs
Patton String Band played for the annual “Taste of Scotland” at the
Big Bear shelter on Friday the 15th of June. Wonderful time, not to
mention the BBQ!
Regular Gospel Jam
June Gospel Jam was another night of fun, good music and great finger
We had 22 musicians and a house full of Jammer spectators. Finger food
at the break was great!
3rd “Old Time Mountain Music Jam Was big success!
It was held at the Memorial United Methodist Fellowship Hall
because the Patton Fellowship Hall is under renovation.
We had 20 Jammer musicians and forty some Jammer spectators!
A lot of the Jammer musicians were new,
Jim Passmore on the fiddle,
Pat Nations on the mandolin
“Captain Bob” (ex-policeman from NY) on the guitar!
Welcome you guys! We had a great time. Finger food at the break was
“One highlight of the evening was Martha Wood playing Bill Cansler’s
(and his cousin Virginia Cansler Wilson’s)
grandfather’s refurbished fiddle. They had not heard it played since
the early 1930’s. Martha played it!”
[see photo below]
Wood, Bill Cansler, & Virginia Cansler Wilson admiring the Cansler’s
70 some year old restored fiddle.
Photo provided by Linda Mathias.”
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