Another banner year for the Alferd Packer Memorial String Band! Band members Steve Mason and Mike Yoder each won a New Songs showcase award at Walnut Valley Festival for “Joan” and “The Great American Eclipse”. Great job, Guys!
We are very proud to announce that Lauralyn Bodle, fiddler and vocalist for the Alferd Packer Memorial String Band, has been selected by the Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission to receive one of the 5 annual and very prestigious Phoenix Awards. The awards are meant to recognize outstanding artistic achievement in the Lawrence community. Lauralyn picked up her award in the Musical Arts category.