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Loyd Artists

Our Amazing Artists

  1. Reggie Harris
  2. Billy Jonas
  3. Hobey Ford's Golden Rod Puppets
  4. Doug Berky
  5. Paul Taylor
  6. Scott Ainslie
  7. Roger Day
  8. Zak Morgan
  9. Farmer Jason
  10. Long Time Comin'
  11. North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble
  12. Abraham Jam
  13. 2020 Artist Roster
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Loyd Artists Roster 2019 - 2020

Reggie Harris an amazing repertoire of African American music, blending spirituals and freedom songs, the old with his popular originals. Kennedy Center Partners in Education

Billy Jonas Band performer, singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and educator; original songs performed with a generous dose of audience participation; voice, guitar, homemade instrument creations, bells and body percussion.

Doug Berky classic solo physical theater; mime; classic clown; handmade, original and exquisite masks; story; improv.

Roger Day award-winning children’s music; infectious tunes and rhythms and inspiring characters; smart, interactive music for families. Dove Family Foundation artist

Zak Morgan Grammy nominated songs with wit and charm; performances filled with musical stories, laughter and warmth; encouraging children to learn through reading, imagination, and believing in themselves.

Hobey Ford’s Golden Rod Puppets has received the highest awards for brilliant and priceless contributions to the world of puppetry. Hobey Ford is renowned for excellence in his craft. Kennedy Center Partners in Education

Abraham Jam A Muslim, a Jew and a Christian walk into a concert hall… and the result is harmony - collaborative concert with Dawud Wharnsby, Billy Jonas, David LaMotte; original music of heart and spirit and traditional music from the three Abrahamic faiths.

Long Time Comin’ with Reggie Harris and Scott Ainslie coming at the music, the history, and the realities of race in America from different perspectives and arriving at the same place through song, story, compassion and humor.
Scott Ainslie expertise in both the Southern Appalachian fiddle and banjo tradition and Piedmont and Delta Blues; concerts presenting the African roots of American music and culture.

North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble Rhythm, funk, innovation, excitement, the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble (NCYTE), declared …” the premier youth tap ensemble in the world.”

Paul Taylor celebrates the culture of his Australian homeland in shows and workshops for all ages, sharing stories, multi-media images, and music of Aboriginal and European Australia.

Farmer Jason is the brainchild of rock music legend Jason Ringenberg, an Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award winner. Ringenberg created Farmer Jason to educate and entertain children about farm life and the wonders of nature.