Contemporary folk artist performs at Penn State Berks

March 12, 2015

Prominent folk musician and vocalist Joe Jencks will perform twice at Penn State Berks on Tuesday, March 17. He will give a musical demonstration and presentation from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Lion's Den for Penn State Berks students, faculty and staff. Then from 7 to 8:30 that evening he will give a concert across the hall in Tully's. The 7 p.m. performance is open to the public.

Based in Chicago, Illinois, Joe Jencks is an international performing artist with an educational twist. From coffee houses to festivals, schools, and on up to Carnegie Hall, Jencks has performed in a variety of venues over the past 12 years of full time touring. His performances will include contemporary folk music from various traditions, including that of Ireland. He will include insights on the relationships between global music, mythology, spirituality and the pursuit of justice in our world.

This presentation is part of the Arts and Lecture series. For more information, contact Tom Lynn at

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Last Updated March 12, 2015