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Cruising for a Cure June 24th 2017
Saturday, June 24, 7:30pm - Blackdome Music Festival
Venue: Windham Civic Centre, 5379 Route 23, Windham, NY 12496 Featuring Brooklyn-based orchestral pop piano-violin duo GRACIE AND RACHEL, whose combination of intricate tunes, fierce vocals and percussion has drawn praise from NYC audiences; HITE, the new project from Julia Easterlin, a versatile artist whose songwriting draws references from southern Appalachian folk music and Icelandic avant-garde pop star Bjork; and JIJI, an experimental and adventurous artist on guitar performing Steve Reich's Electric Counterpoint, plus works by Ginastera and Albéniz. $20/regular; $18/senior (60+); $15/student; $5/children (12 and under).
Tickets are available at the Windham Library, Carole's Gift Emporium and The Catskill mountain Country Store. For more information or to purchase tickets online visit www.blackdomemusic.com.
Making our Mountain top a community for the arts through out reach, events and collaborations
2017 Summer Music Festival: Our series will comprise of seven Saturday concerts at the Civic Center - three jazz, three classical and one bluegrass concert. Jonathan Yates, the Music Director of the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra and Norwalk Youth Orchestra, will be our Artistic Director for the classical series and he has curated three wonderful and diverse concerts. Piers has curated our jazz/bluegrass events and in line with our mission, we will be presenting both established artists such as Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks http://vincegiordano.com (featured in many Woody Allen’s films) and Dan Tepfer http://dantepfer.com, as well as the emerging artists - jazz vocalists The Ladybugs http://www.theladybugsband.com and the accordionist Sam Reider http://www.samreidermusic.com. The series will wrap up with a tribute to Robert Manno and Magdalena Golczewski, featuring the wonderful baritone Louis Otey, Jonathan Yates on piano and a string orchestra.