Father-Daughter duo open Laurel Concert Series

Megan and Chris McGarry perform at a recent Hickory Fest.

Father/daughter duo, Chris and Megan McGarry will open the 2019 Laurel Concert Series at 7 p.m. Monday, June 10, in the Deane Center’s Coolidge Theatre, 104 Main St., Wellsboro. They will perform an engaging blend of Megan’s original songs and American roots music.

In May 2018, Megan graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston.

At her commencement concert, McGarry was selected as a solo fiddler to perform with Rosanne Cash.

“Fiddle is my primary instrument. I also play clawhammer banjo, guitar and a little bit of mandolin. I’m a vocalist as well,” McGarry said.

Since she was 7 years old, McGarry has performed every summer with her dad at local, regional and state festivals throughout Pennsylvania and has taught several fiddle workshops. In the summer of 2017, they toured Pennsylvania to promote her self-titled debut album. Included were performances in Wellsboro at the Deane Center and Hickory Fest.

On Tuesday, June 11 at 7 p.m. Drowsy Maggie will take the Coolidge Theatre stage to sing and play a variety of new material and old standards that draw from bluegrass, old-time, country, folk and Americana traditions.

The Wellsboro Town Band will perform outdoors on The Green at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 12. Bring lawn chairs, a blanket and a picnic supper and enjoy.

At 7 p.m., Thursday, June 13 at the First Presbyterian Church in Wellsboro be entertained by the talented Wellsboro Men’s and Women’s choruses as they will present a range of styles from Broadway show tunes to American folk, spirituals, gospel and pop songs.

The band 3D will open the Pennsylvania Laurel Queen’s Preview at 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 14 on the Deane Center’s outdoor stage at 104 Main Street. The Laurel Queen candidates will be introduced at 5 p.m. and the band will close the event with musical fun.

For more information, call the Wellsboro Area Chamber of Commerce at 570-724-1926, email info@wellsboropa.com or visit www.wellsboropa.com.