With Spook Handy at Middletown Township Public Library
Middletown Township Public Library located at 55 New Monmouth Road is proud to present Spook Handy on Saturday, May 6th at 2:00. Spook performed alongside Pete Seeger at Festivals and concerts more than 50 times. Pete Seeger is widely known for leading a renaissance of folk music in the United States. For more than 70 years, he performed across the country sharing songs that became well-known favorites including songs he wrote such as “If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song),” “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” and “Turn! Turn! Turn!” He also popularized hundreds of other songs including the civil rights anthem, “We Shall Overcome” and Woody Guthrie’s “This Land is Your Land.”
Spook was named Best Folk Artist by Upstage Magazine, Gannett New Jersey, The Courier News, The Home News and About.com. He has written for theater and film and his original songs have charted as high as #6 on the International Folk Radio Charts.
The free concert will take place in the library’s Community Room.. The Middletown Township Library is conveniently located just one-third of a mile east of Route 35 North. Sponsored by Friends of the library.