The Wheel of Fortunate Stories with Storyteller Joe McHugh
We all love chance, the unexpected delight, the serendipity that sparks our sense of wonder. Come join master storyteller Joe McHugh for a unique storytelling and music experience that calls upon the mysterious forces of fate to weave its spell. Forty-eight enchanting stories, some embellished with an old-time fiddle tune, ballad, or poem, grace the Wheel—but only those spun by audience members come to life. Every show is different, as are the changing moments of our lives. Come be part of the magic.
About the Artist:
Joe McHugh is a storyteller and author who has regaled audiences with his lively tales for over forty years throughout the United States and Europe. He is also a traditional musician and award-winning public radio journalist whose work has been featured on syndicated public radio programs such as Morning Edition, Inside Appalachia, and Voice of America. In 1970, after traveling the country in a converted school bus/leather shop, he purchased an eighty-acre farm in Gilmer County, West Virginia, where he raised goats, chickens, and draft horses. It was there that he fell in love with the traditional music and storytelling style of the southern Appalachian Mountains. Many of the tales told on The Wheel of Fortunate Stories comes from these early experiences.
$15 suggested donation.