|Pat Walke Home Page||Download Printable Brochure||Pat Walke Music Lessons||Schedule of Performances|
|Listen to Samples of Pat's Singing and Order her CD, Gas Money|
Pat Walke, a native of Preston, Iowa, performs old time traditional ballads and
songs with clawhammer style banjo, autoharp and mountain dulcimer. Her
includes pioneer folk music and historical songs and tunes from the
1800s and early 1900s.
Pat is on
the Iowa Arts Council
Artist Roster and has performed all over Iowa in schools, libraries
and living history events and re-enactments. She is in the duo Lost in
Weeds, which is available for barn dances.
Pat's day job is teaching at the Maquoketa Center of Clinton Community College and private guitar, mountain dulcimer, clawhammer banjo, piano, autoharp and fiddle lessons.
The general categories of Pat's songs include but are not limited to:
German Folk Songs
Old Time Fiddle and Banjo Tunes
Civil War Songs
Usually, Pat will perform in modern street clothes but should the venue demand it, she can perform in the historical costume of the following eras:
Fur Trade Era (up to 1840)
American Pioneer Settler
Rates: $150 per hour, plus round trip mileage at 50¢ a mile. Pat can provide a sound system for another $25.
Needs: adequate stage area, chair, a glass of water.
Funding is available for non-profit
organizations for Pat's performances through the Iowa Arts Council.
Visit http://www.iowaartscouncil.org/ for information.
Pat's artist directory page lists the
programs that she can provide for your audiences.
410 N Main St.
Maquoketa IA 52060
(563) 593-0252 cell