Highlands Coffee House goes March 12

Celtic and English folk songs will be featured this Saturday

Knacker’s Yard will be taking the Caleb Pike House, 1589 Millstream Rd., by storm this Saturday for the latest instalment of the Highlands Music Coffee House

Knacker’s Yard performs primarily traditional Celtic and English folk songs, with instrumentals and ballads dating from the 1600s up to the 1960s.

This six-musician band brings to the stage a tenor banjo, five-string banjo, bodhran, mandolin, steel-string guitar, vocals and an electric bass guitar.

Doors open at 7 p.m., with an open mic, including the musical stylings of Pennybrook band and Anne Waters, kicking off the evening’s entertainment.

Admission is $5 and children under the age of 15 are free.

For more information go to highlands.bc.ca/323/Highlands-Folk-Coffee-House.

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