Nova Scotian tenor and folklorist to headline Orwell show
Clary Croft started his career singing on CBC’s Sing-Along-Jubilee. He spent 15 years assisting noted folklorist Helen Creighton in he work compiling Maritime folk music. On Wednesday7 July 21, 2010 he will headline the Orwell Corner ceilidh.
Started in the 1970s, the Orwell Corner ceilidh is PEI’s longest running country music show. It features song, story-telling and traditional dancing in a two hour show starting at 7:30 PM.
“Clary Croft lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia and is a performer, author, folklore researcher, recording artist and producer. The Encyclopaedia of Music in Canada has recognized Clary’s contribution to Maritime folklore studies and his ongoing research into the traditional music of the Maritime provinces.” Continue reading