Roy Book Binder
Singer-songwriter storytelling bluesman Roy Book Binder returns to the Lansdowne Folk Club on Thursday September 28.
Roy Book Binder has earned his stripes. He travelled with The Rev. Gary Davis in the 60’s, re-discovered Pink Anderson and revived his career in the 70’s. When he left Greenwich Village in 1976, he moved into a tour bus and lived on the road for the next 15 years. Roy borrowed from his heroes to become a distinct voice in the blues and folk music world.
Roy has appeared on TNN’s Nashville Now TV show 30 times with many of country music’s biggest legends and has toured nationally with Bonnie Raitt, JJ Cale and Hot Tuna . . .you name it, he’s done it! He has appeared at the National Storytelling Festival, the Chicago Blues Festival, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and the King Biscuit Blues Festival. At MerleFest, he has hosted the acoustic blues stage for the past 16 years and he has been invited more than a few times to appear at the world famous, Philadelphia Folk Festival . . . for both the 40th and 50th anniversaries! He’s been rambling around the world for the past 45 years and he’s still on the road entertaining audiences where he is well known as a singing songwriting storytelling fingerpicking’ blues legend. Learn more about him at http://www.roybookbinder.com.
Held at the Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA, 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.
Freshly prepared dinner and desserts by Marnie will be available for an additional cost.
Parking is available on the street and at the SEPTA train station approximately one block away. Handicap parking spaces are behind the building. For reservations, advance ticket sales or more information visit website www.folkclub.org, email Lfolkclub@gmail.com or call (484) 466-6213 to leave a message. Cash only 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 2017 schedule also includes Brother Sun on November 2, Joe Crookston on November 16 and The Boxcar Lilies on December 7.