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Summer Hoot

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Summer Hoot

Ashokan Center

477 Beaverkill Rd
Olivebridge, NY


AUGUST 23-25, 2019

A 3-day music festival at The Ashokan Center 477 Beaverkill Rd Olivebridge, NY 12461 (20 min from Woodstock.) The Summer Hoot is your source for family fun in nature, local food and crafts, and lyric-laden, foot-stomping, soul-soothing, fiddle-infused live music where the Catskills meet the Hudson River Valley.

Discover your new favorite bands, try your hand at blacksmithing, visit the sheep, go on a group hike to Cathedral Gorge, camp in a tent, sleep in a bunk, play music under the stars, sing by a campfire, learn to square dance, improve your juggling, participate in some cool music & dance workshops, see a film, bond with the trees, meet our craft vendors, eat local food, drink local beer and cider, try a hula hoop, see an old friend, make a new friend, sing an old song, and get inspiration for a new one.

Gates open Friday at 3:00 for folks who would like to come set up their tents and get comfy. Our "Pewter Posse" donors are invited to a kick-off happy hour with refreshments & tunes by Jay & Molly in the Pewter Shop Friday at 5:00pm. Food vendors start dinner around 6:00. Breakfast is vended indoors at 8:30-10:30am Sat/Sun and food vendors sell lunch, snacks and dinner 11am until late. Blacksmithing is noon-4pm Sat, Kids Zone activities run noon-5 Sat/Sun. Sunday everything wraps up by dusk. Email with any specific questions. Thanks! See you at The Hoot!!  :)

Live music at the foot of Hoot Hill on the Toshi Stage and Pete Stage (unless other location is noted.)
Pete Stage programming is brought to you by Ulster Savings Bank!

5:00 Pewter Posse VIP reception (in the pewter shop)
7:00 Opening Ceremony with Mike + Ruthy
7:15 Heather Maloney
8:15 David Bromberg
9:50 Courtney Hartman
10:50 Rose & the Bros
12:00 Taylor Ashton (in the performance hall)

10:30 Love Waves Gong Ensemble
11:00 Elizabeth Mitchell & You Are My Flower
11:50 Serious Juggling & Comedy
12:00 Courtney Hartman & Taylor Ashton
1:00 Louis Ledford
2:00 Sharon Leahy & Rick Good
3:00 Reverend Robert Jones
4:00 The Restless Age
5:00 Rushad Eggleston
6:00 Radio Jarocho
7:10 Steve Poltz
8:10 Serious Juggling & Comedy
8:30 The Mammals (aka: Mike + Ruthy Band)
10:00 Campfire Singalong (hilltop) / Square Dance with Hoot All-Star Band, and caller Megan Downes (in the performance hall)
12:00 Rushad Eggleston (in the performance hall)

10:00 Love Waves Gong Ensemble
10:30 Little Roots
11:30 Arm of the Sea Theater Presents "The Rejuvenary River Circus"
12:30 David Gonzales
1:30 Paul McMahon Tree-O
2:30 Meghan Yates
3:30 Katie Martucci
4:30 Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
5:30 Vanaver Caravan


These are intimate 3-song sets which are filmed and recorded in the Pewter Shop just down the hill by Beehive Productions.

12:30 Meghan Yates
1:30 Little Roots
2:30 Steve Poltz
3:30 Courtney Hartman

11:00 Reverend Robert Jones
12:00 Louis Ledford
1:00 Rushad Eggleston
2:00 Elizabeth Mitchell, Daniel Littleton, Storey Littleton


They're in the Performance Hall. Come join in!

11:30-12:30 Harmony Workshop with Katie Martucci
all voices welcome
12:45-1:45 Ballet with Jen Bousliman
all-ages beginner ballet class
2:15-3:45 Hip Hop with Drew Energy
all-ages beginner hip hop dance class
4:00-4:45 Micah White discusses contemporary activism with Jimmy Buff
topical speaker and Q&A

12:00-12:45 Banjo Party with Rick Good, Bill Vanaver, Maggie Shar, Reverend Robert Jones, Taylor Ashton
performance and Q&A
1:30-2:15 Percussive Dance Summit with Julia DelPalacio, Sharon Leahy, Megan Downes, Livia Vanaver
performance and Q&A
2:30-4:30 Open Mic hosted by Dillon Egyes
come at 2:15 to sign up. collaborations are encouraged!

1:00 Archery
3:00 Gorge Hike
5:00 Kids' Parade

1:00 Canoeing
3:00 Gorge Hike
5:00 Kids' Parade

Crafts, solar merry-go-round, and Hungry For Music's instrument petting zoo will be there too!

Fred Gillen Jr

Friday, August 23rd, 2019  9:30  p.m.

Fred Gillen Jr

The Heritage Bar and Restaurant

960 McLean Ave
Yonkers, NY 10704


A mix of original songs and classic folk and rock cover songs

Fred Gillen Jr Solo Show

Saturday, August 31st, 2019  8 p.m.

Fred Gillen Jr Solo Show

The Green Growler

4 Croton Point Avenue
Croton-on-Hudson, NY

phone: (914) 862-0961


NYFA (New York Foundation For The Arts) grant recipient Fred Gillen Jr has released ten full-length albums, to great critical acclaim. He has performed all over the U.S. and Europe as a solo artist, and recently his work with the band The Greenheart has taken him to Nepal and India several times. His songs have been featured on ABC's "All My Children," NPR's "Car Talk," CMJ's New Music Marathon Sampler, and in 2012 his version of Woody Guthrie's "I Ain't Got No Home" was featured on "Pete Remembers Woody," a collection of Pete Seeger's spoken stories about Woody Guthrie. interspersed with various artists' renditions of Guthrie's songs. Like Seeger and Guthrie, Gillen's lyrics often reflect both the hope and despair of the human condition, while his music illustrates the diversity of influences in the air when he was growing up in the 1970's. His live performances are spontaneous and free, and he enjoys audience participation.

River Spirit Music Festival

Saturday, September 7th, 2019

River Spirit Music Festival

Draper Park, Hastings-on-Hudson

River Spirit Music & Arts Festival, a full-day event at Draper Park, Hastings-on-Hudson


NOON – 10 PM

Meadow (Main) Stage:
12:00 – Armacost/Lepore/Petrosino
1:00 – Pluck & Rail
2:00 – Peter Calo
3:00 – DeadGrass
4:00 – The String Revolution
5:00 – Bruce T. Carroll Band
6:00 – James Maddock
7:00 – Skyfactor
8:00 – Juice
9:00 – The Black Capsule

Grove (Lower) Stage:
12:15 – All Wheel Drive
12:55 – Ursula Hansberry
1:35 – Riverrun
2:15 – MOSA
2:55 – River Spirit House Band
3:35 – TBA
4:15 – Greetings from Anywhere
4:55 – Clare Maloney
5:35 – GoldenOak
6:15 – Radio Prison
6:55 – Exit 12