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The Slambovian Circus of Dreams 20th Anniversary Halloween Event
Presented by Common Ground Concerts

Irvington Town Hall Theater
85 Main Street
Irvington, NY 10533
(914) 591-6602

Costumes Optional

One could say that Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams were born here at the Hammond House on Halloween in 1998. I had heard them play a few songs at an open mic near Bedford, New York. Determined to hear a complete set from their impressive growing repertoire, I booked them for their first paid gig and collaborated with them to host a wild Halloween bash here at the historic Sleepy Hollow residence that once sheltered George Washington, as well as the real life Katrina Van Tassel. This first event was followed by multiple performances by the Circus, which later evolved into the Tribes Hill music collective. Join us in Irvington for this historic anniversary event.

Enjoy the photos of the 1998 event below. - Rick Rock

Twenty Years Later...

Called everything from ‘Punk-Hillbilly-Floyd’ to ‘Surreal Americana’, the Hudson Valley's own Slambovian Circus of Dreams is bringing its legendary annual Halloween musical costume ball to Irvington! Formed in Sleepy Hollow, NY about two decades ago, The Slambovian Circus of Dreams “is a riveting, mesmerizing, crazy, amazing machine of music.” (Chronogram Magazine). And this year’s Grand Slambovian Halloween Ball theme is “Legends of Sleepy Hollow”, so break out your finest Headless Horsemen, Rip van Winkles or other ‘skeletons in the style closet’ in honor of Washington Irving (or any of your other favorite literary icons, real or imagined).

With a rootsy psychedelica that MAVERICK MAGAZINE calls “mightily impressive and hugely original rock from the cool end of Americana,” The Slambovian Circus of Dreams' melodic avant-folk conjures with an exotic instrumental arsenal and palette of styles ranging from dusty Americana ballads to huge Pink Floydesque cinematic anthems. The Slambovians have pioneered the alt-folk circuit, staying on the fringes of the music industry. Fans fueled their career from the ground up to an international status. Having headlined major music festivals and venues across the US, Canada, and UK, this band has a devoted cult following."

All Patrons: $27.00

updated: 3 years ago