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Two local musicians team up for concert at Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Published: October 13, 2016 12:00 AM

On October 16, master fiddler Ed Caner is joined by multi-instrumental Hal Walker for an intimate concert in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP).

Presented by the Conservancy for CVNP and the National Park Service, the show is part of the CVNP Concert Series.

A Kent native, Hal Walker is a fixture of the northeast Ohio arts community. He is the resident musician at Kent State's Wick Poetry Center and has developed a modern version of a traditional African instrument called a banakula. He specializes in guitar, piano, harmonica, khaen, jew's harp, and concertina, and has a soaring baritone singing voice. He shares the stage with the concert host Ed Caner, who has served has a sideman for over fifty touring acts and is the co-founder of local band Hey Mavis.

Tickets can be purchased at forcvnp.org/concerts. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Concert begins at 7 p.m. The concert takes place at the Hines Hill Conference Center, at 1403 West Hines Hill Road in Peninsula. The venue is not wheelchair accessible.

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a nonprofit organization created to engage public support for the park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information about the Conservancy and its membership program, visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call 330-657-2909.

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