Coal mining songs of the northeast PA performed
Jay Smarr, local folk musician, will be performing at Tuscarora State Park visitor center from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 27. This informative yet musical program highlights the struggles and disasters of coal miners in Northeast Pennsylvania. Document and researched original compositions are presented by first explaining their origin, then musically through song. Jay Smarr accompanies his vocals with guitar, claw hammer, banjo, fiddle and a form of clog dancing. Coal mining photos, books and chronicles are also shared with the audience.