Woodstock based Duo, Denise Jordan Finley and Daniel Pagdon, life long natives of the Hudson Valley will perform Contemporary Folk generated music that touches on Traditional, Americana, Bluegrass, Jazz, Rock, and Classical at the Scotch Plains Public Library, Sunday, June 10 at 2 pm. Each have explored their music as composers, performers, recording artists and educators. Finley and Pagdon are self-taught on their instruments. Anchoring their music on two superbly played guitars, along with Finley's expressive voice, and their powerful songwriting, they perform with full bands in colleges, theaters, and outdoor parks and festivals.
Between them, they have played for a sum of over six decades. They started playing professionally, both, as children. They continue to maintain their inimitable music which exudes the warmth, truth and technical skill that only years of experience can offer. Their touching, humorous, and visually captivating performances have engrossed audiences since 2005.
To date, they have won numerous prestigious honors and awards, including: mentions, places, and wins in regional, national, and international competitions in songwriting, such as: the New Jersey Folk Festival, Falcon Ridge Festival, Old Songs Festival, Walnut Valley Festival, The Great American Songwriters Competition, Plowshares Competition, Mid-Atlantic States Songwriting Competition, and Great Lakes Songwriting Contest, to name some.
Their Songs and Albums have topped the charts for international radio airplay surveys. Folk DJ International Folk Radio airplay forum, has regularly recognized them among the top 6 ranking, in the areas of best album, best song, and best artist. They have played their music live, in most of the states of the union, from coast to coast United States. City.
The concert will be open to the public without charge. Seating will begin at 1:30 pm. No registration is required. In the event of cancellation due to illness or other events, please check the Library’s website: www.Scotlib.org. The Scotch Plains Public Library is located at 1927 Bartle Avenue, one block from Park Avenue, in the center of the township.