Penns Valley-based band The Chicken Tractor Deluxe to perform at Palmer Museum

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Palmer Museum of Art will present The Chicken Tractor Deluxe during Art After Hours event from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, on the Palmer plaza.

Featuring Jimmy James Baughman, Gary Gyekis, Nell Hanssen, Kai Schafft and some special guests, the Penns Valley-based band draws inspiration from 78-RPM records, rural church music, mountain murder ballads, classic country and honky-tonk, string bands, and old-time music. Complimentary ice cream from the Berkey Creamery will be served. In the event of rain, the performance will be held in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium, and seating may be limited. Free parking is available in the adjacent lots and the museum galleries will be open.
Exhibitions currently on view at the Palmer Museum of Art this summer are "From Your Town to Ours: Pennsylvania Prints from the O’Connor-Yeager Collection Revisited," continuing through Aug. 11; "Suspended Contemplation: Drawings and Watercolors" by Leon Kelly, continuing through Aug. 11; and "La Manière Anglaise: Mezzotints from the Permanent Collection," continuing through Aug. 25.
For more information or to request images, contact Jennifer Feehan, coordinator of membership and public relations, at 814-863-9182 or

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Last Updated June 11, 2013