Library Programs

Skip Jones — Wisconsin Folksinger – Storyteller – Educator

Contact: Skip Jones, W12998 River Rd, Bowler WI 54416 – Phone: (715) 793-4709, cell (715) 881-1919 – Email: skip@skipjones.net – Website: www.skipjones.net

Description

Wisconsin folksinger Skip Jones is a world traveler, masterful storyteller, strong vocalist, environmental activist, and a fascinating human being.

Skip lives on the banks of the Red River on the Mohican Nation Reservation in Northeastern Wisconsin. A grandfather of 19, he is a natural with children. Skip plays guitar, banjo, and Native American flute. He has over 30 years experience performing throughout the US at libraries, schools, festivals, nursing homes, and community events.

Audiences enjoy his excitement for life and interactive concerts. Exploring the diversity of cultures and nature, Skip’s performances celebrate our American Folk heritage. His programs are ever evolving and adaptable to most any theme and audience. Truly a man for all seasons, Skip’s performances are always entertaining, educational and inspiring.

Programs are available for children, family, and adults focusing on Cultural Diversity, Respect, Folk Music, Special Needs, Preserving Our Water, and Great Lakes History.

Performing Area

Flexible – indoors or outdoors.

Requirements

Small table, electrical outlet, glass of water

Fee

Negotiable starting at $300, plus travel expenses (mileage, meals and lodging). Discounts for multiple bookings. Lower fees negotiable for small rural libraries, rural schools and all special needs programs.

Travel Range

Nationwide; available year-round.

References

Vaughn Public Library
Kathy Draughon
502 W Main St, Ashland WI 54806
(715) 682-7060
KDraugho@coawi.org

Fox Lake Public Library
Paula Torgeson
117 W State St, PO Box 47, Fox Lake WI 53933-0047
(920)-928-3223
ptorgeson@mwfls.org

Prairie Elementary School
Dean L. Kaminski
700 N Madison St, Waunakee WI 53597
(608) 849-2200
dkaminski@waunakee.k12.wi.us

For more information on these services, contact Skip Jones at (715) 881-1919 or use the Contact Page to contact him by email.