Metropolitan Transportation Authority logo

MTA Press Releases

Press Release
September 10, 1997
IMMEDIATE
MTA Music Under New York Hosts Annual Folk & Blues Festival

Music Under New York will hold its 8th Annual Folk & Blues Festival on Thursday and Friday, September 11th and 12th. The festival, which will celebrate American music, is part of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Arts for Transit program. The festival will be held at Grand Central Terminal on Thursday, September 11th, and at the 34th Street/6th Avenue subway station on Friday, September 12th.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11th
GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL
10 A.M. - 3 P.M.
(Folk)

Luke Ryan - country folk
Wendy Sayvetz - folk/pop songs and ballads
Eve Silber - traditional ballads and songs
Philip Bowditch (Blue Planet) - banjo/guitar
Shiva - Irish American banjo/guitar
Sean Grissom & Mr. Spoons - Cajun cello and spoons
Lyna - contemporary folk
Henrique Prince - fiddle/bass duo
Elisabeth von Trapp - traditional and original songs and ballads

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th
MEZZANINE OF 34th ST/6th AVE
5 - 8:30 P.M.
(Blues)

Carolina Slim
Irving Louis Lattin & His Chicago Fire
Annette Taylor
Adam Power
Delta Blues