Please browse my site by clicking on the categories on the upper left hand side of this page.
- to visit my blog pages. They have sound clips, song lyrics, poetry, photos, my performing schedule and a lot more.
While you're there check out "My Ramblings", which includes information on the latest up to date listing of what's
going on in my life and folk music in the Hudson Valley Catskill Mountain corridor.
Contact me at (845) 594-4412
or e-mail me at: BobLusk@gmail.com
Thanks for visiting!
(Photo by Jean Haines)
"His music flows in a gentle baritone, smooth and
gradeful, like sea gulls gliding toward shore. His repertoire is vast, a unique variety of Irish folk tunes...He plays everything
from guitar to mandolin, from banjo to fiddle.." James Copploa - Rondout
"His tone is smooth and his a-cappella numbers, some in Gaelic were .....satisfying. Standout songs
included "The Star of the County Down"...and "Katie Morgan," a low-down drinkin'-and-wishin'-she-was-marryin'-me song".
Todd Paul - Woodstock Times
From the Hudson and the Catskills, to the rural South,
by way of the big clipper ships, the far east and the British Isles, Bob Lusk's songs encompass the whole world and hundreds
A veteran of both the Irish and American folk circuit, Bob is an experienced balladeer and multi-instrumentalist.
He sings in a strong baritone, from rousing "pub song" favorites to tender love songs and accompanies himself on guitar,
cittern, banjo, and button accordion.
Like the minstrels of old, he performs songs that weave a tale of people’s
history. His songs also reflect a strong social conscience and a lifetime of working for peace, justice and social action.
He is a long time member of the Hudson Valley Folk Guild, and a former staff member of Sing Out! Magazine, the country’s
premier folk music magazine
For bookings call (845) 594-4412
or e-mail “BobLusk@gmail.com”
“Slainte from Ulster County N.Y. Irish Music of the Catskills”
is now available on Compact Disk (CD)!
Send $15 (includes shipping) to Bob Lusk, POB 914, Saugerties, NY 12477
Hudson River Maritime Museum
Hurley Heritage Society
Martin Van Buren Residence
Senate House State Historic Site
Vassar Institute, Poughkeepsie, NY
*Festivals & Events*
Mill Mansion Celtic Day in the Park
City of Kingston St. Pat's Day Parade
of the Burning of the
City of Kingston, NY
Town of Valatie, NY, Irish Festival
Woodstock, NY Renaissance Faire
*Schools & Educational Programs*
D&H Canal Society
*Coffeehouses & Pubs*
Depuy 1790 Canal House
Fiddler's Green Book Store
Hudson Valley Folk Guild
Kingston Holiday Inn
McCaffery's Cottage Inn
St. Charles Hotel
Building of the Canals
Celtic New Year (Samhain)
Celtic Music of Colonial Times
Greenwich Village Songwriters of the 1960’s
Music of N. Y. State
Hudson Valley Traditions
Robert Burn's (Scottish)Celebration
Senior Citizen Programs
Traditional Dance Tunes
BOB LUSK AND
THE FOLKLORIC MUSIC COALITION
For larger events Bob's programs are available with a variety of backup musicians,
including your choice of instruments from A-Z.
Accordian, Autoharp, Banjo (tenor & 5-string), Bass, Bazouki, Bodhran,
Celtic Harp, Concertina, Drums, Dulcimer (mountain or hammered), Fiddle, Flute, Guitar, Harmonica, Uilleann Pipes, Mandolin,
Scottish Bagpipes,and Zither.