Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton: Teller-In-residence

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Although only in his twenties, Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton has earned a reputation for transporting audiences back to the 1920’s and making them wish they could stay there for good. An amazing multi-instrumentalist, his ability to transform traditional jazz, blues, folk, and country into the here and now – coupled with his humor and storytelling – makes for a uniquely engaging performance. Paxton was nominated this year for the International Folk Music Artist of the Year.

“Paxton seems to effortlessly embody the spirit of early music including ragtime, ‘20s jazz and Dust Bowl-era blues, delivering them through a dizzying display of virtuosity on guitar, piano, banjo, and fiddle.” – Living Blues

Ticket Prices: Adult $12 Senior $11
Time: 2 PM - 3 PM Daily Tuesday - Saturday

Tags: Arts And Entertainment, Storytelling, Spoken Word, Theater, Jonesborough,

Posted By: International Storytelling Center




Event Details

Date: June 14, 2018
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

This event also occurs on 06/15/2018, 06/16/2018

Location:
International Storytelling Center
100 W. Main Street
Jonesborough, Tennessee 37659

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Contact:
Customer Service
800.952.8392
custserv@storytellingcenter.net


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More About this Event Poster: International Storytelling Center

The International Storytelling Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of people around the world through the arts of storytelling. It is our organization’s goal to inspire and empower people to capture and tell their stories, listen to the stories of others, and use storytelling to produce positive change.

The Center’s campus includes the 14,000 square foot Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall, surrounded by a three-acre park. The Hall includes a state of the art performance theater, Gift Shop with offerings including storytelling books and CDs, journals, souvenirs, and other storytelling related gift items. Rooms are also available for rent for weddings, receptions, business meetings and seminars.

ISC’s flagship event, the National Storytelling Festival occurs annually during the first weekend of every October, it is the oldest and most prestigious event of its kind in the world, and ignited the modern day storytelling revival in America. In venues ranging from an intimate theater setting to tents that seat 1600, festival attendees are treated to compelling performances from over 30 world-class storytellers.

Programming at the center also includes the renowned teller-in-residence (TIR) series, which boasts a 26 week lineup of nationally-known storytellers in Jonesborough, Tennessee—the storytelling capital of the world. From May to October, a different artist appears each week in live matinee and evening performances at the Center Theater.

Regular building hours are 10am – 5pm. Monday through Saturday.
Contact us at: Email: customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
Telephone: 423-753-2171 or 800-952-8392 Ext. 222

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