Two family bands come together for one night of great music. Last Acre and Small Forest perform at the Woodwalk Concert Series July 27 at 7 pm.
Last Acre is Mark and Molly Mathewson, a father and daughter from Illinois. The duo has performed across the Midwest, opening for acts such as Robbie Fulks and Antje Duvekot. Their sound is rooted in traditional Appalachian folk music, with one foot in bluegrass and the other in the prairie songwriting sensibilities of Greg Brown and John Prine. Mark is a winner of the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest (Merlefest). His songs have been recorded by a number of bluegrass acts.
Small Forest is a local band comprised of Jeanne Kuhns and Marybeth Mattson, a mother-daughter singer/songwriting team with Pat Palmer on bass. Often compared by their listeners to The Indigo Girls, their sound is unique, with their music a fusion of two generations of folk, rock, pop and blues influences. Small Forest travels the Midwest and has played at many venues and have been repeat guests on Lilli Kuzma’s Folk Festival Show on WDCB Public Radio in Illinois.
Doors open at 5:30 pm for early picnickers with the show starting at 7 pm. Drinks and ice cream treats are available for sale. Tickets are $20 cash at the door. Woodwalk Gallery is located at 6746 Cty G in Egg Harbor. Call 920.629.4877 or 920.495.2928 for general seating reservations and to reserve a picnic table.