Gawlers will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Mercer Community Center, 1015 Beech Hill Road. John and Ellen Gawler and their daughter Elsie will bring an assortment of old and new sounds from many folk traditions. The group accompanies interweaving family harmonies with fiddle, banjo, guitar, cello and ukulele and a few surprises. Whether they are crooning a poignant ballad or delivering a rollicking fiddle tune, their unique arrangements are engaging and often go along with anecdotes of historical or humorous content. Although the Gawlers may be best known for their extensive collection of dance tunes in the Scots-Irish and French Canadian traditions, their repertoire may include a gutsy “Sweet Honey in the Rock,” an a cappella work song or an amusing ode to everyday life.

Admission cost $7 for adults and is free for children.

For more information call, 587-2361 or visit mercercc.shutterfly.com.


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