Duo recreates Adirondack logging-camp life through music

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Folk artists Cosby Gibson and Tom Staudle will sing and play songs traditionally performed by lumberjacks in the 1800s logging camps of the Adirondacks and share narrative about the era at the Oneida County History Center, 1608 Genesee St. in Utica at 1 p.m. April 20.

Gibson and Staudle are award-winning songwriters and singers who live near the Adirondacks in upstate New York. Together they play originals and traditional favorites with a variety of instruments such as guitar, fiddle, banjo, and harmonica. They have performed as a duo for eight years and tour both regionally and nationally playing at festivals, concert series, house concerts, and other events. More information about the artists can be found at www.cosbygibsonandtomstaudle.com/

The Oneida County History Center, formerly the Oneida County Historical Society, is a private 501(c) (3) not-for-profit educational institution and is dedicated to preserving history and promoting the culture of the Greater Mohawk Valley.

Admission to this program is free for the general public; donations are encouraged. Contact the center at 315-735-3642 or visit the OCHC website www.oneidacountyhistory.org or Facebook page for additional information.

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