Library Hoedown, The Instrument Petting Zoo
Published 6:54 am Friday, July 20, 2018
- Photos by Robin Hart/ email@example.com
Sisters Kennedi, left, and Hayden Potter dance in circles as the bluegrass band, Lafferty Pike plays at the library Thursday morning.
The Lafferty Pike bluegrass band performaned at the Boyle County Public Library Thursday morning. The all-female band from Ohio is touring Kentucky Libraries this summer and teaching children about bluegrass music and the sounds each of their instruments make. From left, sisters Rue, Leslie and Harmony Arendt sing in harmony before letting the children tryout each instrument.
Dancing to the bluegrass tunes of the band, Lafferty Pike, are from left, Aubrey Rowland, Leo Price and Alex Rowland.
Kennedi Potter explores the deep sounds she can play on Leslie Arendt’s bass.
Hayden Potter gets comfortable with a banjo and she strums the strings.
The all-female bluegrass band Lafferty Pike, from Ohio, is touring Kentucky libraries this summer and stopped at the Boyle County Public Library Thursday morning. The band not only played bluegrass tunes, they also talked about the “voices of their instruments.” Following their performance, band members also encouraged the children to come up and tryout each instrument.