SKIP

JONES

WISCONSIN FOLKSINGER, STORYTELLER & EDUCATOR

Library Programs

 

Jones, Skip — Wisconsin Folksinger/Storyteller

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 $200-$300, plus mileage; 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