Rob Adams will join March 5 Song & Story Swap via Zoom

Rob Adams will join PVFS Song & Story Swap on Mar 5 over Zoom

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

Saturday, March 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 or click the button below:

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

Featured guest artist at the March 5 online Song & Story Swap will be singer-songwriter and guitarist, Rob Adams.

Rob Adams

Rob Adams has been a mainstay in the Massachusetts music scene for decades. He has shared the stage with Jonathan Edwards, Bill Morrissey, Martin Sexton, and Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, among others. He is a founding member of the original music group She’s Busy, and still makes guest appearances with the group. He will also show up to play with bands Uncles of the Pioneers, Fusion Junction, The Casters, Hoovers and New England Weather.

His solo CD, Overdue, showcases his original songs as well as a playful guitar arrangement of Vince Guaraldi’s “Linus and Lucy”. He continues to write and record in his home studio in Western Massachusetts.

Praised by Worcester Magazine for his "outstanding acoustic guitar playing" and by Face Magazine as "a formidable vocalist," Rob Adams's guest spot at the March 5 Song & Story Swap promises to be a performance to savor.

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

The March 5 Song & Story Swap will be conducted as a Zoom online meeting, with registration required. To register for the event please go to The Zoom event is limited to 100 attendees.

Looking ahead to next month, the April 2, 2022 Song & Story Swap will present Colorado folksinger and multi-instrumentalist Carla Sciaky.

The Song & Story Swap is held on the first Saturday of each month, excepting August (and this month), 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

Peter Lehndorff has new album in the works

Peter Lehndorff invites support for new CD Western Mass. singer-songwriting talent and occasional denizen of the Song & Story Swaps, Peter Lehndorff, has launched an IndieGoGo campaign to support the release of a new CD he is working on called Don't Be Discouraged. You can contribute at his campaign page or learn more about Peter at

Did you lose this hat?

Did you leave this hat at a Nacul Center Song & Story Swap a couple years ago?

This knit hat was left at an in-person Song & Story Swap at the Nacul Center two or three years ago. To claim it, please contact Paul Kaplan at

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February 28, 2022