Summer Entertainment Series

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION:

12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035

Sousan Frankeberger,
Performing Arts Manager

Wayne Henderson and Helen White

8/16/2019 7:30 pm to 8/16/2019 8:30 pm

Event Description

Wayne Henderson and Helen WhiteWayne Henderson is a National Heritage Award recipient honored for his craftsmanship as a luthier and his renowned finger-style Appalachian guitar playing. His instruments are coveted worldwide and he sports a long waiting list for his guitars, mandolins, and banjos. Wayne's lightening fast, articulate playing style was influenced by Doc Watson and EC Ball. His repertoire includes Appalachian fiddle tunes, Carter Family melodies and a few swing and rockabilly standards. He has won more awards at the Galax Fiddlers Convention than any other competitor in its ‘seventy-seven’ year history. Helen White is a singer, fiddler, guitarist and tunesmith. Helen has toured extensively with Wayne in the U.S. and Europe. Her compositions include works for theater and video projects as well as a Booklist honored recording of original songs for children. Helen is the founder and served as director of the Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) program at the local and regional level for 15 years.

STYLE: Traditional Appalachian

FREE

Contact: Rain Cancellation HOTLINE

For last minute performance cancellations due to inclement weather, call 703-324-SHOW (7469) one hour prior to the program start time.

More Details: www.waynehenderson.org