In Bluegrass band kicks off FOFA concert series, the Leelanau Enterprise takes a look at the 2008 Friends of the Fine Arts (FOFA) concert series. FOFA provides support for arts activities at Suttons Bay Public Schools, and their 2008 lineup looks spectacular! The series opens this Saturday (Jan 11) with 2006 Telluride Bluegrass Festival band winner Greensky Bluegrass at the Suttons Bay auditorium and continues with:
Peter Ostroushko will bring his fiddle and mandolin for a Feb. 14 performance, accompanied by Danny Gothman. Ostroushko has been a regular on the radio show Prairie Home Companion for more than 25 years. This concert is at the Old Art Building in Leland. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, desserts from Adelaides will be served along with Higher Grounds coffee and chocolate.
To finish the series, Patchouli, an acoustic duo from Wisconsin featuring Julie Patchouli and Bruce Hecksel, will take the stage Feb. 29. Patchouli has released seven critically acclaimed compact discs, played more than 1,000 shows and been on radio around the world.
Sounds like a ton of fun for all!