Dulcimer musician, singer Futch to teach workshop and perform

Published on Thursday, 1 May 2014 22:30 - Written by From Staff Reports

Singer and dulcimer musician Bing Futch will perform 7:30 p.m. May 17 at Winnsboro Center for the Arts, the center announced.

Futch plays several instruments: Appalachian mountain dulcimer, Native American flute, ukulele and drums. Debbie Porter, a singer, ukulele and dulcimer musician from East Texas, will open the concert.

“We are so excited to have Bing on our stage,” Music Coordinator Jim Willis said in the release. “We’re especially happy to have Debbie Porter opening for him. Both are such terrific talents.”

Winnsboro Center for the Arts recently was renovated.

“We are pleased to be able to offer live music again,” Board President Cindy Sanders said in the release. “People in and around Winnsboro do enjoy the concerts so much.”

Tickets cost $10 for general admission and $15 for reserved space. To buy tickets, go to Emporium, 212 Market St., Winnsboro, or call 903-342-6140. Tickets purchased at the door will cost $12.

On the day of the show, Futch will offer dulcimer workshops at 1 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. and Porter will offer a ukulele workshop at 3:30 p.m.

The workshops cost $25 each or ($40 for both of Futch’s).

Call 972-934-2643 to make reservations for the workshops.