The Christian Strings will be performing at the Heritage Park Pavilion on Friday
night, August 25th
, for the concert in the park series. The concert will begin at 7:30
. The group consists of dulcimers, autoharps, guitars, and sometimes an accordion.
This group, lead by Regina Broyles, has played together for 9 or 10 years. The featured instruments in the group are mountain dulcimers. The origins of the dulcimer date back hundreds of years to the Appalachian Mountains. The instrument is a simple one and used to play folk music by ear.
The Christian Strings play gospel songs, oldies, and folk tunes. The ladies in the group represent several different churches and different towns, including Blue Mound, Mound City, Pleasanton, and Foster, Missouri.
The ladies play for churches, nursing homes, and assisted care facilities. They enjoy entertaining individuals who like folk and gospel music. Come and listen to the group at the Heritage Park on Friday evening at 7:30. Please bring a lawn chair since there is limited seating.