NOVEMBER 2-5, 2017

and year round

in partnership with the MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION

Kids in the Rotunda - Sparky and Rhonda Rucker - <span class="date-display-single">10/28/2017 - 9:30am</span>

Kids in the Rotunda

10/28/2017 - 9:30am

Overture Center for the Arts - Rotunda Stage

Join Sparky and Rhonda Rucker for an uplifting presentation of toe-tapping music spiced with storytelling, humor and history. Their songs span over three centuries of traditional American music from slavery to freedom and they accompany themselves with fingerstyle picking and blues, guitar, harmonica, banjo, spoons and bones. 

 

Sparky and Rhonda will put on three performances: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. (This show will be American sign language translated).

Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

About Presenter Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

 

James "Sparky"  & Rhonda Lynn Rucker perform music together as full-time musicians, authors, and storytellers. They appeared on the Grammy-nominated CD, Singing Through the Hard Times, in 2009. Rhonda has recorded nine albums with her husband, and their 1991 release, Treasures and Tears, was nominated for the W.C. Handy Award for Best Traditional Recording.

 

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