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River Arts Music Tour

River Arts Music Tour
RiverArts Music Tour
Saturday June 6
12:00 – 8:00
80 Performances – 24 venues

A celebration of the depth and breadth of the Rivertowns music community.

More than 150 musicians will participate in 80 performances at 24 different venues throughout the day in this multi-village event. Genres include Folk, Rock, Classical, Jazz, Bluegrass, and World. Seasoned professionals, budding musicians, and everyone in between will perform.

In addition to performances there will be a number of workshops:

1) Coinciding with each performance at Purpl, from 12-6 there will be an audio engineering mentorship opportunity with Adel Hinawi. If you have some experience with audio engineering and would like to grow your skills email to work alongside him in mixing these performances. Advance arrangements required.

2) Doug Pell will lead tours of his home studio in Ardsley and hold workshops on The ABC’s of making a demo recording. 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00.

3) Don Grossinger will hold workshops at his home studio in Dobbs Ferry on the art of mastering a song before its release. 12:00 and 2:00. Space is limited, so please call ahead! 548.0950

4) At RiverWorks Recording Studio, Standing Ovation Music Technology Institute will hold mini lessons in Logic Pro and Pro Tools. 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00

Closing Celebration 8:00 – 10:30
Live Band Karaoke
Purpl , 52 Main St, Hastings-on-Hudson
Celebrate the close of the first ever RiverArts Music tour in style! Sing your favorite tunes backed by a live band of professional Rivertowns musicians Check Purpl’s web site to see the list of songs and request your favorites. It’s your turn to take the mic!

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"Sing With Me" Photo by Barb Prisament

Join us at the 2015 Tribes Hill Annual Meeting and Hootenanny!!!

Saturday, June 13, 12 PM - late night at Hammond House, 111 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla, NY Join us one and all, rain or shine for Tribes Hill's Annual Summer Solstice picnic, hootenanny, business meeting, open mic, concert and campfire song circle - all in a fun-filled one-day event! Our event is open to TH members, and anyone else who wants to enjoy this day. Children are welcome and encouraged! Stay late! Tent camping Saturday night is welcome as well.

As it is Tribes Hill's summer fundraiser, donations are appreciated to offset costs of this, other events, and basic organization expenses that help support this volunteer run music organization. Please bring your contribution for the dinner feast – main dish, appetizer, salad or dessert (ingredient labels are helpful). Tribes Hill will provide burgers (meat and veggie) and some beverages. BYOB. We'll have folding chairs set up, do bring your own chair or blanket if you wish.

Here's the schedule: Check-In at Welcome Table 12 p.m. Open Mic - Mike Rock, Emcee and Sign-up (before 2 PM) 4 p.m. Potluck Dinner 5 p.m. Annual Business Meeting 6 p.m. Tribes Hill Songwriters Workshop Performance 6:30 p.m. 7:00 Perform with the Tribes Hill House Band (sign up online, link below) 9 p.m. Campfire Song Circle w/ S'mores

Tribes Hill House Band are:
Kenny Kaufman : Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Larry Gardner : Keyboards, Piano, Strings, Horns
Gannett Ries : Drums, Percussion  

We could use some volunteers for set-up and breakdown - Friday night set-up; Sunday clean-up and break-down. Saturday: We need volunteer helpers for Shifts at our Welcome/Merch Table. Also, a few willing to keep an eye on the refuse containers so we can stay environmentally friendly. Volunteers, please respond to Mary Beth Kean at Those wishing to join the Tribes Hill Board of Directors or become a member of a committee please contact George Gierer at

DIRECTIONS to Hammond House, 111 Grasslands Rd. (1 Hammond House Rd.), Valhalla NY 10595

FROM THE SOUTH: take the Sprain to Eastview exit. Turn left onto Grasslands Rd.Drive about 0.8 mile to second traffic light. Turn left, then left again into Trustco Bank parking lot. Walk back up Grasslands Road to Hammond House Road which is actually the driveway of the house and event. You may drop off at driveway before you park at Trustco.

FROM THE NORTH: take the Sprain to Eastview exit. Turn right onto Grasslands Rd and follow directions above. (driveway to Hammond House is about 0.5 miles from Sprain exits; traffic light is just beyond.)

updated 3 weeks ago