Civil War-Era Band to Perform Saturday Oct 8, 2011

National performers the 2nd Carolina String Band will be performing at the Hyde Park Branch Library on Saturday, October 8, 2011, at 10:30am.  Come enjoy authentic string band music of the Civil War era performed on banjo, fiddle, guitar, drums, pennywhistle and flute, by re-enactors of the 2nd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry.  Musical selections are popular songs among soldiers of the Civil War.  For more about the band, visit their website at <http://civilwarband.com/>.  This program is part of the Boston Pubilc Library’s commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.