Jibblin' the Froeline
Bandana Klezmer and Jibblin' the Froeline will
perform at UNC Asheville's Concerts on the Quad summer music series
on Monday, June 30, on the campus Quad. The concert is free and open
to the public.
Bandana Klezmer, a local band focused on high-energy Eastern
European celebration music, will take the stage at 7 p.m. Based in
the Jewish tradition, Klezmer also includes gypsy music and
influences from other regions of Eastern Europe. Bandana Klezmer
features Marc Rudow on fiddle; Michael Hunt on tsimbal (hammer
dulcimer) and percussion; Naomi Dalglish on fiddle and vocals; Meg
Peterson on accordion and vocals; Tom Mills on fiddle and clarinet;
Rob Levin on guitar; Andy John on cello and harmonica; and Deborah
Miles as Tanzmeister (dance leader).
Jibblin' the Froeline, a five-piece jambo-gypsy blues band, will
perform at 8 p.m. This group plays eclectic and rocking original
dance music with touches of the blues, island tunes, Afro beats,
Cajun jams, country music and funk. Members are Joanna Boyd on
vocals, Steve Cohen on bass and vocals, Ian Cunningham on drums,
Wayne Kirby on guitar and accordion and Greg Olson on strings, flute
Concerts on the Quad is fun for the entire family. The public is
invited to bring picnics, blankets and lawn chairs. Sorry, no pets,
skateboards, bicycles or roller skates are allowed on the Quad
during the concerts. With more than 2,000 people attending each
concert, lawn-chair seating will be separate from blanket seating in
order to preserve sight lines; please look for signage when arriving
on the Quad. Check the Café a la Quad tent for snacks and beverages
from 6 to 8 p.m.
In case of rain, the concerts will be held in Lipinsky Auditorium. A
limited menu may be served on rainy evenings. Concert location
decisions are made at 5 p.m. the day of the show. Patrons may call
828/232-5000 line 3 after 5:15 p.m. each Monday to hear a recorded
announcement about the location of that evening's performance.
The final concert in the 2008 season will be held on July 14,
featuring the Buckerettes, a three-piece cowgirl band featuring
country, bluegrass, old time and rock n' roll.
For more information about the series, call UNC Asheville's Cultural
and Special Events Office at 828/251-6991 or visit