Billy Jonas in Concert at TAP, Feb 1
Funky folk music for the entire family coming to Third Avenue Playhouse on Saturday, February 1 at 7:30 pm.
Billy Jonas is one of those rare performers who can engage and delight both young and adult audiences. For more than two decades, his creative and interactive performances have enchanted and inspired folks from all walks of life, touching hearts, souls and minds world-wide. Billy Jonas makes innovative use of found objects. He helps audiences discover the music within common items …and within themselves.
Billy Jonas’ recordings and live concerts across the US and Canada have generated an enthusiastic following. His CD “What Kind of Cat are You?!” received multiple awards including a First Place Gold from AFIM (American Federation of Independent Musicians) and a Parent’s Choice Gold. Jonas’ videos have garnered critical acclaim, including Parents Choice Awards and a New York Times “Best” listing. In 2010 he was invited to present a concert at the White House!
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Billy Jonas offers family and adult oriented concerts, primarily with his three or four piece band. Billy’s educational concerts include study guide materials and are usually booked in conjunction with a public performance in a community.
“While others… have tried to distinguish themselves with fashion or gimmicks, Billy Jonas uses genuine originality and a style that evolved naturally from his experience to create memorable music that is both intellectually fascinating and frequently danceable – all the while avoiding the cliches.” – George Graham, Public radio host and music reviewer
“Billy Jonas’ talent, wit and obvious love for children and learning make him and his music irresistible. Whenever I see him perform, my face hurts from smiling.” – Alison Krauss , Multiple Grammy Award Winner