SPRINGVILLE – Two Springville natives are bringing their traditional and contemporary Irish and American Folk sound to Springville Center for the Arts on Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m.
The Reardon & Garvey Band started over 17 years ago with Mike Reardon and Springville native Ben Garvey. Reardon has been playing folk, ole’ timey bluegrass, traditional and contemporary Irish music for over 40 years. He sings lead and backup vocals, plays the tenor guitar, tenor uke, bodhran, spoons and bones. Garvey has had a varied musical background. He has played rock and roll for a number of years and now contemporary and traditional Irish music. He plays six string guitar and sings lead and backup vocals. They have been joined by another Springville native, Erik Wollschlager, on bass and Tim Hughes on accordion.
They have performed at Buffalo Irish Center, Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival, Buffalo Irish Festival, Irasburg Fair in Irasburg, Vt. and many more. They opened for the Irish band The Sawdoctors at Artpark in Lewiston.
Tickets are available by calling 592-9038, or by visiting SpringvilleArts.org. Springville Center for the Arts is located at 37 N. Buffalo St., Springville.