Nancy Tucker will join September 5 Song & Story Swap via Zoom

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

Saturday, September 5, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Due to the ongoing pandemic precautions, this month’s event will be conducted online via Zoom. To register please visit HV_vUk5ehEtSJnnN8Xup4 or click the button below:

Viewers may also watch the event via YouTube Livestream beginning at 7pm on September 5.

The featured performer at the September 5 Song & Story Swap will be singer-songwriter-comedienne Nancy Tucker.

Singer-songwriter-comedienne Nancy Tucker will join PVFS Song & Story Swap on Sept 5 Connecticut-based Nancy Tucker is a gifted musician who blends outrageous squeaky clean comedy, spirited guitar instrumentals and moving songs of human experience in her shows for people of all ages.

Nancy is an accomplished guitarist, composer, lyricist and humorist with a lifelong career of live performance and recording for both children and adults. Her music features melodic finger-style guitar compositions, inventive percussion-isms, and lyrical ingenuity.

Her recognitions include First Place/The Composers Forum for the original composition Dance Of The Midnight Mouse; Grand Prize Winner/Connecticut Comedy Festival; and Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award/Connecticut Song Writers Association.

The most recent of Nancy Tucker's seven CDs is the award-winning, clever and zany "Escape of the Slinkys."

Parents' Choice has described Nancy as “an offbeat, original, fizzy, funny, witty delight.”

Register to catch Nancy Tucker perform live over Zoom on September 5.

Learn more about Nancy Tucker at

This month’s opening round theme is Faces This month's opening round theme is 'Faces'

Looking ahead to next month, the October 3 Song & Story Swap will feature singer-songwriter Dean Stevens. Stay tuned for details.

The Song & Story Swap is held on the first Saturday of each month, excepting July and August, and is jointly sponsored by the Pioneer Valley Folklore Society and the Nacul Center. Visit the Folklore Society website at

The Song & Story Swap is open to the public, free of charge with donations accepted ($5 - $10 is suggested). Donations to the featured performer may be made securely via credit card or Paypal at

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 visit

Virtual Mister Blue Songook Festival begins Sept. 5

Aileen Vance announces a virtual weekend music festival celebrating the words & music of the late Bob Blue, who lived in Amherst and was a friend and inspiration to a great many musicians, social justice advocates and elementary school students.

The Mister Blue Songbook – Celebrating the music of Bob Blue

Learn more or tune into the Facebook Live event at between Sept. 5 at 9am through Sept. 6 at 9pm.

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