David Scrivner of Springfield, Mo. to Perform at 2023 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
David Scrivner, Ozarks Old-time Musician
To get good at any tradition you have to be really committed to it. David Scrivner, 2021
Many thanks to Ozarks old-time musician Nathan Lee McAlister for documentation he did in 2021 on behalf of Missouri Folk Arts and Mid-America Arts Alliance. Thanks to him, we have an awesome profile of his good friend and fellow musician David Scrivner. Both will perform at the 2023 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
Click on the link here in blue to open a PDF and read the profile Nathan wrote.
Then, check out this 15 minute video of David recorded for an Oldtime Central article and posted to YouTube. He plays Goodbye My Honey, I’m Gone; Leather Britches; and Rabbit in the Peapatch.
Finally, don’t miss David Scrivner, Nathan Lee McAlister, and David Cavins as they help kick off evening concerts during the second week of the 2023 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Catch them in person or via livestream on Thursday, July 6, 5-7 p.m. Central Time. They’ll open up the concert with an informal jam, followed by Sylamore Special; The Williams Family; and Big Smith with Branson’s favorite comedian Terry Wayne Sanders.
The YouTube link below will go live from D.C. at that time.