template / single events post

Folknight Richmond

31 December 2018
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Richmond Congregational Church

A New Years celebration of New England roots music!  Folknight Richmond presents some of the finest in NE folk music, for a night to be remembered!  Vermonts own roots power trio, Pete’s Posse, is the host band, and they’ll be sharing the stage with superb lineup of musicians, including sets by Emerald Rae, Old Sky and Romy & Ben Munkres, winners of the 2018 Young Tradition Contest.

Romy Munkres

Ben Munkres

Siblings Romy & Ben Munkres from Cornwall, Vermont have participated in the YTV Touring Group tours to Ireland, Cape Breton, Japan and Scotland, and will be traveling with the group to metro New York/New Jersey in late April 2019. They are the winners of the 2018 Young Tradition Contest, held in early May each year. Both have participated in Fiddleheads, Trad Camp, showcases and other Young Tradition Vermont projects. They have been playing music together and with their parents for the past 8 years. They have participated in school music ensembles, the Vermont Youth Orchestra Association and the McFadden Academy of Irish Dance.

Folknight Richmond will be held Monday, Dec. 31, at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of Richmond Congregational Church on Church Street.