Suggested Registration of $75 per person for all four weeks, or $25 per workshop. Thank you for helping to support Ashokan and sliding scale programs like this one. We are truly grateful for whatever you can give.
Those of you who attended Western & Swing Week Online may remember Paula’s welcoming spirit, stylish songwriting, and passion for country music history. She makes her home in Western MA and looks forward to connecting with folks from around the world thru this exciting new online jam series!
with Special Guests
Ruth Ungar & Lyn Hardy
Ruth Ungar and her mom, Lyn Hardy have a soft spot for Honky Tonk songs. Sometimes they can’t look at each other during the song or they’ll cry, laugh, or otherwise overflow with emotion. Such is the power of good family harmony, and they can’t wait to share it all with you!
Over the past several years, Landry has traveled the world and played countless cultural festivals and venues – from the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival to the Bluebird Café in Nashville. She toured Russia and served as a Cultural Ambassador on behalf of the Library of Congress to perform at the Festival of Traditional American Music and graced the stage at both the Library of Congress and John F. Kennedy Center of Performing Arts in Washington, DC. By day, Landry is an educator, teaching American Sign Language and Song Writing at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is also a private homeschool teacher and has also taught bass, guitar, accordion and vocals at notable camps including Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, Voice Works @ Centrum, Ashoken Fiddle and Dance Camp, Cajun/Creole Week @ Augusta Heritage Center and Louisiana Folk Roots Camp. By night, Yvette Landry is a musician/singer/songwriter who continues to tour worldwide as a multi-instrumentalist, gracing the stage with greats such as Vince Gill & The Time Jumpers, Darrell Scott, Rhonda Vincent, and many more.
With our 2020-21 jam & workshop series, the Ashokan Center invites the local and global community to learn, build community, and connect thru music & dance!