Erie Canal Stories, Songs Focus Of April Program


Performer Dave Ruch will present “Songs and Stories of the Erie Canal” at 1:15 p.m. on April 17 in Cutco Theater on JCC’s Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean. The program, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by JCC’s campus program committee.

Ruch has spent decades researching music and life on the Erie Canal, and offers songs and stories from the days of “Clinton’s Ditch” during his concert. He sings and plays music for all ages on an intriguing assortment of instruments including mandolin, banjo, guitar, jaw harp, bones, spoons, and more.

For more information, call JCC, 716.376.7508.