Library to host folk performer, ‘The Dulcimer Guy’
The Denver Public Library and the Denver Genealogy & History Club are bringing folk performer and educator, Mike Anderson, The Dulcimer Guy, to the Denver Public Library on Tuesday, August 28 at 6:30 PM.

Anderson will present “The Life and Times of Lincoln.” His interactive program combines music, storytelling, and humor and brings the music of the American Civil War to life using the instruments of the men who fought the war. Stories of the formative years of the young man who became the 16th president will be artfully interwoven to create an educational, entertaining and memorable event.

Anderson, a native of Jacksonville, Illinois, is one of the premier mountain dulcimer players in the country. Those attending the program will enjoy hearing him play the dulcimer as well as the banjo, jawharp, bones and other handmade instruments. Not only is Anderson a skilled musician, he is also a writer, author, and was an elementary teacher for 39 years. He has recorded several music CDs for adults and children, and has performed at storytelling festivals throughout the country. He is well known among Illinois traditional music fans. Mike’s whimsy and wit are sure to be a hit with children and adults alike.

The program is free and open to the public. Families are encouraged to attend. For more information contact the Denver Public Library at 984-5140 or visit the library’s website at The Denver Public Library is located at 100 Washington St. in Denver.
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