Pioneer Valley Folklore Society Happenings

November 2008


  • Singer-Songwriter Kathy Chapman will join November 1 Song & Story Swap

Kathy Chapman will join November 1 Song & Story Swap

Please come share in an evening of music and stories at the Pioneer Valley Folklore Society Song & Story Swap.

Kathy Chapman will join the Song & Story Swap at the nacul Center in Amherst on November 1Saturday, November 1 , 7:00-9:30 p.m. at the The Nacul Center, 592 Main St., Amherst, Mass (see map).

Please note that the Song & Story Swap has moved to the first Saturday of each month.

Kathy Chapman is a mainstay of the flourishing northern Pioneer Valley music scene.  A thoughtful songwriter and talented acoustic guitarist, she is gifted with a smooth, emotive voice that allows her to seamlessly cross over to country and rock songs when the occasion calls. In 2002 she joined Dick Amberman in the duo, Limited Edition, releasing a CD, Because of You, that is available at

Kathy Chapman has played at various festivals in and around the valley, and is a member of COOP CONCERTS, a musician cooperative in Franklin County that conducts a free summer concert series. She performs solo and with the band Whately Green, along with her husband George Chapman, and Roland and Kate Lapierre.

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The warm-up theme this month is Falling. Falling

The Song & Story Swap is open to the public, free of charge with donations accepted.  People of all ages gather to share stories and songs that are traditional, newly written, or of personal experiences. You can tell, sing, or lead everyone in singing, or request a song or story.  Listeners are welcome.

For information contact Paul Kaplan, (413)-687-5002 or Jeff Lee, (413)-256-0433 or visit

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October 28, 2008