Arden says of Huffman, who has played before with The Grateful Dead, “He’s not a professional musician, but he can hold his own.”
Huffman isn’t the only Washington insider playing a few notes in public this week. Former Appropriations Committee Chairman David Obey (D-Wis.) is picking up his harmonica to duet with folk singer Peter Yarrow, of Peter, Paul and Mary fame.
The Thursday music fest in the Badger State with the “Puff, the Magic Dragon” singer will raise money to build a David R. Obey Civic Resource Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin.
This story was updated to reflect the author spoke with Huffman Communications Director Paul Arden.