Storytelling Festival takes to the stage at Troy University Jan. 29

Posted: Wednesday, 26 January 2011

TROY—Troy University’s College of Communication and Fine Arts and the Brundidge Historical Society will host the Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival, Jan. 29 in the Trojan Center Theatre on the Troy Campus.

This year’s festival will feature award-winning banjo player and author Shelia Kay Adams, nationally known storyteller Donald Davis, award-winning songwriter and veteran storyteller Michael Reo Harrell and National Storytelling Circle of Excellence member Barbara McBride-Smith.

Storytelling concerts are scheduled for 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Admission to the first two shows cost $10, and the third will be $15. Tickets are available for the entire day of performances for $30. Arrive 30 minutes early to enjoy pre-show music by traditional musicians before each event.
For more information, contact Jaine Treadwell at 334-670-6302 or 334-735-3675.

On Jan. 28, Michael Reno Harrell, will perform a free show for Troy University students, faculty, staff, and students. The event will begin at 11 a.m. in the Trojan Center Theatre.

Harrell’s style has been described as being “like a breakfast of butter and molasses on a warm biscuit: southern, easy and sweet.”