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The New Folksters   

The New Folksters are a group of folk singers who combine wonderful harmony with hot instrumentals.    

Their performances are fun and energeticand include lush ballads, hot bluegrass, sultry blues and

rollicking ragtime  tunes.  Members have been part of the folk singing community since the 60ís.

 

They include :

 

Hal Weiner on guitar, mandolin and vocals,  a previous member of the Barbary Coast

                     Singers in the 1960ís. 

 Ron Estep on guitar and vocals, has over 60 years of playing experience in folk, swing, country, .and rock. 

                      He has appeared on TV, recorded albums, played professionally in nightclubs and at many festivals.

 

 John Temples on banjo and guitar, a three time Utah state banjo champion

 

Judy Adams, our featured vocalist, who has appeared in many stage performances and is a   

                      member of the renown Flotones singing group

 

Lynette Kristine has played with symphony orchestras and  Broadway musicals and is the

                      hottest bass player west of the Willamette. 

 

 And sometimes special guest, Larry Gallagher on guitar and vocals, previously one of the New Christy Minstrels

 

 

 

The group is based in Florence, Oregon and has been featured at The Florence Events Center Habitat for Humanity Benefit Concert, The Grape Leaf, Suislaw Coffee Roasters, The Backstreet Gallery,  Northwest Folklife, Craves, The Concerts By The Lake, Elkton Music Festival, The Tumbleweed Folk Festival and The Emerald Valley Opry.