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John Hartford Tribute: Paul Brown & Tom Zinser, Adam Schlenker, Henry Barnes

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John Hartford was one of the most influential and widely loved musicians of the 20th century. Those who enjoy John’s music and performance style will love this tribute performance featuring Paul Brown & Tom Zinser, Adam Schlenker, and Henry Barnes

Paul Brown (banjo/fiddle/vocals) and Tom Zinser (guitar/vocals) have been entertaining central Ohio audiences for many years. Their music is a blend of musical genres in a bluegrass format.  Paul is a two time Ohio state champion banjo player and has placed in the top 5 at the National Bluegrass Banjo Championships in Winfield, Kansas twice. Tom Zinser’s rock solid guitar playing and beautifully smooth, clear voice have been heard on Columbia records, the Billboard charts and with the bands “The Wild Life” and”Owen B.”

Adam Schlenker is an accomplished flat pick guitarist from southern West Virginia who has been featured in and contributes to Flat Picking Guitar Magazine. He is the founder of 5th Fret Productions, and is currently the director of the Bluegrass Ensembles at Dension University, and is an artist/instructor in residence at the McConnel Arts Center in Worthington.

Henry Barnes has won fiddle contests in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Virginia. He recently won the Ed Haley Memorial Contest and the Elmer Rich Memorial Contest, placed 2nd in the Traditional Division at the Grand Masters Fiddle Championship, and placed in the top 5 at the Clifftop and Galax contests. Henry teaches lessons and workshops in central Ohio that are focused around personal connections and regional styles in Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky. 

Date: Sunday, November 25, 2018

Time: 8:00 pm