Dulcimer Man-Contemporary, Original, and Traditional Songs & Instrumentals
Join Kevin Roth for an evening of original, traditional folk, and contemporary songs featuring the "Guitarcimer" - an original instrument created specifically for Kevin that is half guitar/ half dulcimer - along with piano and dulcimer. His natural ease on stage, mellifluous voice, combined with his musical talent, make Kevin Roth stand out among entertainers of his time and for today's audiences.
Known around the world as a leading innovative dulcimer player, his impressive career has spanned over three decades and includes 43 recordings for Star Gazer Productions, Sony Music, Random House, National Geographic and Folkways. Kevin's entire Folkways collection is now a part of the Smithsonian Folkways label. Many will immediately recognize Kevin's voice from the hit PBS/Fox television series featuring the theme song "Shining Time Station" based on Thomas the Tank Engine.
Kevin's audiences enjoy hearing traditional and contemporary selections, and he will typically include favorites - Leaving On A Jet Plane, Send In The Clowns, Fields of Gold, Aurora, Dry Bones, and Metamorphosis. No doubt, Kevin's fans will be thrilled to hear music from his latest cd, Awakenings which include original compositions and songs by John Mayer, Peter, Paul & Mary and Sting.
"Was it through the third or fourth encore, you had the audience totally under your spell" - Grand Opera House, Wilmington DE.
"He sings like a bird and plays the most luscious dulcimer you'll ever hear" - Mary Travers - Peter, Paul and Mary
"Like a glass of Merlot for the soul, Kevin Roth continues to gain an intoxicating richness and insight that both inspires and delights" - Bucks County Times
"Kevin Roth's performance in our 420-seat theatre was a transformative experience. He took us on a journey through his life as a performer, sharing songs and stories, treating us as old friends....One member of our of the audience commented, "Roth's music & style put me in a wonderful place! Truly, his music uplifted & invigorated." - Emily Behrmann, Overland Park, KS