CRYSTAL FALLS—On Sunday, Feb. 12, Michigan singer-songwriter Kitty Donohoe will perform the featured concert at the Second Sunday Folk Dance here.
The concert begins at 4 p.m. with hosts Bette and Dean Premo (White Water) performing a short concert set.
Donohoe will follow immediately.
After the concert, food and beverages will be served and the dance part of the evening begins with Bette Premo & the Front Parlor Dance Band playing tunes and providing dance instruction until 7 p.m.
For those who want to make music, fiddler Bob Arthur will lead an old-time music jam session starting at 1 p.m. at the dining hall.
Admission is $7/adult and children under 15 are free.
Ann Arbor-based songwriter and Michigan Emmy recipient Kitty Donohoe has five critically acclaimed albums to her credit.
Her songs clearly reflect both her Irish and her American roots.
“Her natural sense as a storyteller merges with a love of language and an ear for melodies to create songs about the aspects of life that move most of us, from everyday to the rarer moments we encounter,” said the Premos.
Her soaring vocals and powerful back-up rhythm instrumentation on guitar and cittern have been acclaimed by Irish Music Magazine.
Sponsors for the SSFD include Hiawatha Music Coop, Crystal Falls Lions, First National Bank of Crystal Falls, Geoffrey Lawrence, Riverside Plaza Merchants, Jon and Paula Pryor, Northern Michigan Bank, City Insurance Agency, Doug Felger-DDS, Tall Pines Grocery, Crystal Lumber, White Water Associates, Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp, Andrew Davis-CPA, David Holperin of Stifel-Nicholas, Lindwall Motors, Mike and Nancy Lewis, Ralph and Jean Eckerberg, John and Judy Reed, and Bad Waters Guitars.
The remaining line-up of musicians for the 26th season includes: Lou and Peter Berryman (March), and Chris Brashear and Peter McLaughlin (April).
The Fortune Lake Camp is located between Iron River and Crystal Falls, two miles west of Crystal Falls on U.S. 2. (Turn south on Bible Camp Road and drive for less than a quarter mile. Turn right on Fortune Lake Camp Road and just drive a short distance.)
Lodging in either high-comfort or rustic accommodations is available at Fortune Lake Camp.
For lodging reservations, call (906) 875-3697.