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Lansdowne Folk Club presents a lively night of music with No Fuss and Feathers at the Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA on Thursday, April 27. 

Freshly prepared dinner and desserts by Marnie will be available for an additional cost. Doors open at 7:00 PM and show begins at 7:30 PM.  Tickets are $17 when purchased in advance online or with an advanced phone reservation and $20 without an advance reservation. 

No Fuss and Feathers with Jay Mafale, Catherine Miles, Carolann Solebello & Karyn Oliver
Photo by Paul Silverman

No Fuss and Feathers is the “heck-of-a-good-time” collaboration hatched by The YaYas (Catherine Miles and Jay Mafale), Karyn Oliver, and Carolann Solebello.  Onstage, the band is a dynamic, cohesive cocktail of delicious harmonies, infectious rhythm, and spontaneous hilarity — with award-winning songwriting always at center stage.  Individually, the four are nationally-touring performers who have charted at the top of Folk and Americana radio and appeared on stage at some of the nation’s most respected festivals.  Collectively, they are an incorrigible bunch of musical co-conspirators bent on giving their audience an unforgettable show.

Carolann, Karyn, Catherine, and Jay are four long-time friends who are based in New York and tour independently of each other but decided it would be fun to play together sometimes.  What started out as an occasional songwriters-in-the-round side project quickly evolved into a full-fledged band.  Sometimes referred to as a modern folk quartet, No Fuss and Feathers is truly a mix of the styles of the three songwriting entities: pop-infused-literate folk, bluesy-country-tinged acoustic, and Brooklyn-edged-Americana.

One of the cohesive elements of a No Fuss and Feathers show is that all four members have theater backgrounds, so just as important as the songwriting is what happens between the songs.  They share their friendship and camaraderie with the audience, making the audience part of the performance.  No Fuss and Feathers’ first CD, Traveling Circus, was released in January 2016.  Check them out at http://www.nofussandfeathers.com.

Parking is available on the street and at the SEPTA train station approximately one block away. Handicap parking spaces were recently added behind the building, accessed via Lansdowne Court.

For reservations, advance ticket sales or more information visit website www.folkclub.org, email Lfolkclub@gmail.com or call (484) 466-6213.  Only cash is accepted at the door.

The Lansdowne Folk Club, founded in 1993, is a 501(c) (3) all volunteer non-profit corporation dedicated to presenting folk, acoustic and blues music. Friend the club on Facebook Lansdowne Folk Club.

The winter/spring 2017 schedule also includes Spuyten Duyvil on May 18 and Craig Bickhardt with Michael Ronstadt on June 8.