Marah, from left, Christine Smith, Dave Bielenko, Gus Tritsch, James Baughman, Chris Rattie and Kai Schafft, will host a record-release party for the band’s most recent project, “Mountain Minstrelsy.” The new album, to be released Feb. 25, features songs inspired by a collection of lyrics to Pennsylvania mountain songs by folklorist Henry Shoemaker.
Marah, from left, Christine Smith, Dave Bielenko, Gus Tritsch, James Baughman, Chris Rattie and Kai Schafft, will host a record-release party for the band’s most recent project, “Mountain Minstrelsy.” The new album, to be released Feb. 25, features songs inspired by a collection of lyrics to Pennsylvania mountain songs by folklorist Henry Shoemaker. Photo provided
Marah, from left, Christine Smith, Dave Bielenko, Gus Tritsch, James Baughman, Chris Rattie and Kai Schafft, will host a record-release party for the band’s most recent project, “Mountain Minstrelsy.” The new album, to be released Feb. 25, features songs inspired by a collection of lyrics to Pennsylvania mountain songs by folklorist Henry Shoemaker. Photo provided

‘Mountain Minstrelsy’: Forgotten folk songs inspire Millheim’s Marah to record

February 14, 2014 7:50 AM