Lansdowne Folk Club continues celebrating 30 years of presenting live music with songwriter, story teller, humorist, teacher, and author Don White, on Thursday, February 23, 2023.
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 $20 when purchased in advance online or with an advanced phone reservation and $25 without an advance reservation.
For reservations, advance ticket sales and more information visit website www.folkclub.org/ticket-sales, email Lfolkclub@gmail.com or call (484) 466-6213. Only cash and checks are accepted at the door.
The Lansdowne Folk Club is adhering to all CDC recommended practices for preventing the spread of Covid-19 within the venue. We are seating at our full indoor capacity, require full Covid-19 vaccinations (honor system) and masks are encouraged but not mandatory.
There is no one-word description for what Don White does. He’s an award-winning singer/songwriter, a comedian, an author, and a storyteller. He’s been bringing audiences to laughter and tears for thirty years, released nine CDs, three live DVDs, and a book, Memoirs of a C Student. His latest album is Live from the Guthrie Center. In 2011, he won the Jerri Christen Memorial Award, given out by Boston Area Coffeehouse Association, for his work with the community and that same year was given a key to the city in his hometown of Lynn.
White has opened for Arlo Guthrie, Ritchie Havens. Louden Wainwright III, and Taj Mahal, shared a bill with David Bromberg, Janis Ian, and Lyle Lovett. White has been featured in storytelling festivals around the country including the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesboro, Tennessee. Since 2015, he has joined master storytellers Bil Lepp and Bill Harley in Father’s Daze, a hilarious three-man storytelling show about the triumphs and tribulations of fatherhood. He toured North America for nine years with folk songwriting legend Christine Lavin, with whom he still plays the occasional show. Check him out at https://www.donwhite.net.
Parking in front of the 20th Century Club is no longer available. We suggest that our patrons park on the side streets near the Club or at the Septa train station lot two blocks away. Street parking is available on Lansdowne Court (adjacent to the 20th Century Club) or on Dudley Ave, (across Lansdowne Ave. from the 20th Century Club). Handicap parking* is behind the building.
*There is one ADA designated parking spot in the area behind the building, but we can set aside additional handicapped parking if you notify us in advance by email. Also, there is a wheelchair lift available near that parking area; please let us know in the email if you require the lift as well. Lfolkclub@gmail.com
Other upcoming concerts include Tret Fure and Christine Havrilla on March 23, 30th Anniversary Fundraiser on Saturday April 1, Rupert Wates on April 20, Abbie Gardner on May 18 and June Star on June 1.
Musicians interested in playing 2 songs at the April 1st open mic portion of the event, please contact Bob at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1993, the Lansdowne Folk Club is a 501(c) (3) all volunteer non-profit corporation dedicated to presenting folk, acoustic and blues music.