An Evening of Songs and Stories

The First Presbyterian Church of Grove City presents:


An Evening of 
Songs and Stories
To Benefit the Mid-Ohio Food Collective

Featuring Jasey Schnaars, Parker MacDonell and Keith Larsen

Saturday, September 25, 2021
7:00 p.m.

Tickets (cash or checks made payable to FPC) can be purchased at the church following Sunday worship service from now until Sunday, September 19. Tickets can also be purchased (with credit card options) through the church office throughout the week until Thursday, September, 23 by sending an email to fpcofgc@gmail.com to initiate the purchase.

Individual tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Family tickets are $25.

In the event the Songs & Stories concert is canceled due to Covid-19, ticket purchases will be refunded, or if requested, can be donated to the Mid-Ohio Food Collective.

About the Artists
Jasey Schnaars is a Grammy Nominated (Thanks to the Washington Squares), ASCAP Award Winning (Thanks to Eddie Rabbitt), Singer-Songwriter out of Delaware, OH. Jasey started young in the Philadelphia Folk Scene, where Jim Croce once opened for Jasey at the legendary Main Point in Bryn Mawr, Pennsyvania. His first chart hit was “Sing me that Rock and Roll, for the Kansas City Jammers. Later he wrote Eddie Rabbitt’s Top-Ten Country Hit, Nothing Like Falling in Love. His song You Are Not Alone helped the Washington Squares get a Grammy nomination for the Best Contemporary Folk Recording of 1987. Jasey has also written for radio, television and film. His instrumental composition,  Evolution, is the theme song for the Nationally syndicated Television Series, Songs at the Center on PBS. Jasey has toured extensively in this country and abroad. 
Jasey and his wife Sydney, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary! They have 4 children and are expecting their 6th grandchild in October.  Jasey and Syd have dedicated much of their lives to mentoring children. They both are retired educators and have led many youth groups over the years.  Follow Jasey, and hear more of his music at www.jaseysmusic.com or @jaseysmusic on Facebook.

Parker MacDonell  has been using his original songs, voice and acoustic guitar to communicate with audiences for years.  A veteran of the Los Angeles club scene and college student unions across the United States, Parker was named “Best New Artist of the Year” in 1983 by the listeners of Pete Fornatale’s Mixed Bag show on New York City radio station WNEW.    
He has released four recordings: Miracle on Broad Street with Matt Munhall (2017), The Present Tense (2012), Looking For You (1985) and Home to the Heart (1983).  The two most recent are available on Spotify, Apple Music and iTunes; all but the most recent are also available for listening at www.parkermacdonell.com.  
Until the pandemic, he performed monthly at The Refectory in Columbus with Doug Morgan (vocals and acoustic guitar) and Phil Maneri (vocals and bass) as an acoustic trio.  With the addition of Rick Waters (vocals and electric guitar) and John Bellas (drums), he performs as “Parker MacDonell & Friends”.  He co-wrote a host of songs with Matt Munhall for Matt’s recordings 700 Miles and Walking to the Light (available on Spotify, Apple Music and iTunes).

Keith Larsen is a Songwriter who has always been drawn to music that tells a story. His songs merge straightforward vocals with lyrics that resonate with simplicity and honesty. 
Keith’s song, Hold On, won the People’s Choice Award in the Nashville Songwriters Association International/Country Music Television songwriting competition. He is a two-time selection to Songwriter Serenade, finishing as a finalist and semi-finalist. He recently performed a solo concert at the prestigious Blue Rock Artist Ranch and Studio, in Texas. He also appears in the current season of Songs at the Center.  You can follow Keith at www.keithlarsenmusic.com. or @KeithLarsenSongwriter on Facebook.