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Program Information

Program name: The War of 1812! - Songs and Stories from NY and Beyond
Program category: History
Music
Program length: 45-60 minutes
Audience level: Adult
Audience size: any
Program description: In this lecture/concert, popular performer Dave Ruch (www.daveruch.com) presents a fascinating portrait of the War of 1812 through the songs and stories of the people themselves. Ruch has dug deeply into archival recordings, diaries, old newspapers and other historical manuscripts to unearth a wealth of rarely-heard music which, alongside some of the classics from the war, offers a rounded and fascinating picture of this “second war of independence.” Special emphasis is given to New York State’s important role in the conflict.
Space/special requirements: none
Travel restrictions: none
Program fee: $351- $500
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: Can be as inexpensive as $300 for local (Buffalo/Niagara) and block-booked performances, no more than $700-800 for performances requiring great deal of travel.
Other notes:
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Western
Rochester
Central
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Metro
Southeastern
Long Island
Program last updated: 05/09/2011
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Dave Ruch
Phone: 716-884-6855
Mailing address: 155 St James Pl
Buffalo, NY 14222
E-mail address: dave@daveruch.com
Website: http://daveruch.com
   
Previous appearances at: Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse NY , Geneva Public Library, Geneva NY, Eagle Free Library, Bliss NY, Peru Free Library, Peru NY, Ogdensburg Public Library, Ogdensburg NY
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 06/07/2016

 

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