2016 Stephen C. Foster Award

The Hardtacks are honored to receive the 2016 Stephen C. Foster Arts & Culture Award from The Civil War Round Table of the Merrimack!  The award honors “individuals and groups who perform and present the music of the [19th century] to modern audiences.”

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The band received the award during a special concert celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Civil War Round Table of NH at Epping Town Hall on the evening of Friday, 20 May, 2016.

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During the day, the Hardtacks presented 19th century music and culture to local elementary students at Epping Elementary School.  We even had a few students join us at the concert as part of our ad-hoc Jawbone Folk Orchestra!

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Many thanks to the Civil War experts & enthusiasts of the Merrimack & New Hampshire who worked to organize and host such a special event!  Thanks also to the Epping PTO, who made our school visit possible.

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