(Oneida, NY – April 2013) Genesee Ted, a local trio of old-time musicians and singers, will appear at Oneida Public Library Tuesday April 16 at 7 p.m. for a free concert of folk, blues, bluegrass, country and original tunes.
The group is made up of Dana Cooke on mandolin, guitar and strumstick; Eileen Rose on mountain dulcimer and percussion; and Shirley Stevens on guitar.
Genesee Ted has performed recently at the Nelson Odeon, Steeple Coffee House, Café at 407, Tully Train Depot and Creekside Book Store in Skaneateles.
Cooke, both a singer and a songwriter, is president of the Folkus Project in Central New York. He has several CDs out, earning for them five nominations in the Syracuse New Times Sammys Awards.
Rose regularly performs in the region with Larry Hoyt and the Good Acoustics, Mark Zane and Friends, among others.
Stevens is the lead singer and guitarist in the local bluegrass band Diamond Someday. She also directs music for worship services in area congregations.
The Genesee Ted concert is free and open to the public.
For more information, stop by the Oneida Library, 220 Broad St., or call 363-3050.