Stomp your feet & clap your hands. You are in for some down home fun, with music that everyone should experience.
Dan and Fran provide good old fashion fun for audiences of all ages. With fiddle and banjo in hand, you will be transported to the warmth of a campfire, the rhythm of a hayride, the swing of a square dance and the smile at the end of a hard day's work.
MUSIC FOR ANY GOOD TIME!!!
Hayrides, Harvest Gatherings, Farm Markets, Country Fairs, Square Dances, Libraries, School Programs, Adult Day Care Centers, Assisted Living Facilities & Nursing Homes (groups and/or strolling), & Private Parties.
A few of the Long Term Care Facilities where we entertain regularly include: Abbott Terrace, Apple Farmington Valley, Apple West Haven, Apple Rocky Hill, Beacon Brook, Belair, Carolton, Cooke Willow, Glendale, Litchfield Woods, Mayfair, Northbridge, Sharon Health Care, Summit at Plantsville & Sheridan Woods.
DAN GARDELLA is a fiddler extradonaire
with a vast repertoire of traditional music from
around the world. He has traveled throughout the US and abroad, seeking out and learning from master fiddlers. Dan has performed with many old-time, Cajun, Zydeco and Mexican bands. He has a room full of trophies for his fiddling excellence.
Dan will entertain you with an eclectic tapestry of lively fiddle tunes.
He will get your feet tapping with Irish reels and jigs, Southern Hoedowns,
New England square dance tunes & songs, French Canadian Jeux Danse, Cajun & Zydeco. Also, expect to hear haunting airs, beautiful waltzes, polkas and
early 20th century standards.
FRAN BLOCK always mesmerizes audiences with her
infectious stage presence and instrumental versatility.
Her rhythmic banjo style will get your feet tapping and your
hands clapping. Fran accompanies Dan on a variety of instruments
including banjo, accordion, spoons, limber jack, and ukulele.
Together they weave an uplifting
tapestry of music that appeals to
audiences of all ages.