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Upcoming gigs:

Date City Venue Country
07/22/17 Wye Mills, MD “Protect the Peake” Performing Arts Festival United States
Time: 4:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Chesapeake College. Ampersand is delighted to be part of this arts festival sponsored by Chesapeake College, Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Midshore Riverkeepers. The event includes theater and music performances, games, an obstacle course, food, crafts, educational tours, and art by local artists. Our performance time yet to be determined – stay tuned for details!
08/01/17 Saratoga, NY Saratoga National Historic Park United States
Time: 12:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. We are delighted to return to the historic Saratoga Battlefield to kick off their August Tuesday luncheon concert series – we’ll be sharing songs and tunes from the 18th century and will be joined by our favorite Northeast fiddler, Francis Lindop. Bring a folding chair and a bag lunch and we’ll take you back in time!
10/08/17 - 10/09/17 Roebuck, SC FestiFall – Spartanburg County Historical Society United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: $6 adults $3 children. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1200 Otts Shoals Rd. Venue phone: (864) 596-3501. FestiFall, is an annual event as part of Revolutionary War Weekend at the beautiful Walnut Grove Plantation! Experience colonial lifestyle and battle demonstrations, iconic local battle re-enactments, live music, and family activities during this two day experience. Admission fee covers all events. Ampersand performance times to be announced.

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Recent gigs:

Date City Venue Country
Tour: Northern Neck Virginia 2017
07/09/17 Lancaster, VA Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library United States
Time: 2:00 pm. Admission: $15.00. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 8346 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, Virginia 22503. “BETWEEN THE GREAT WARS: SONGS OF 1920-30S AMERICA.” From jazz to blues, Dustbowl ballads to folk Americana. Take a musical journey with Ampersand Music and Mary Ball Washington Museum while relaxing in the Great Hall at Good Luck Cellars with a purchased glass or bottle of wine from the vineyard. $15 admission at the door to benefit the Museum. Casual seating at round tables. Reservations suggested 804-462-7280; history@mbwm.org.
07/08/17 Colonial Beach, VA Tides Inn Market United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 200 North Irving Ave ( Off of Washington Street). Venue phone: (804) 214-9352. Ampersand is excited to play in their charming courtyard – c’mon by for some tunes and amazing locavore soups & sandwiches and yummy pastries. Music from 5 to 8pm, except when we’re eating too!
07/08/17 Colonial Beach, VA George Washington Birthplace National Monument United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1732 Popes Creek Road. Venue phone: 804-224-1732. We are pleased to bring colonial-era music to this beautiful National Historic Site on the Northern Neck of Virginia. We’ll be joined by our fiddlin’ friend Francis for this program.
07/07/17 Montross, VA Montross VA – First Fridays United States
Time: 6:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 15869 Kings Highway. Venue phone: 1-804-493-9623. Ampersand is excited to be part of this country festival held in local businesses, a museum, around the old courthouse square, and on the Village Green Space (where you’ll find us playing!). Hosted by The Greater Montross Partnership for Revitalization (a Virginia Main Street Affiliate) this festival includes homemade arts and crafts, produce and farmers stands, food vendors, and MUSIC! Another fun stop on our long weekend in Virginia’s Northern Neck.
06/25/17 Chicago, IL American Library Association Annual Conference United States
Time: 2:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Convention Center, McCormick Place. Ampersand will be performing a 45-minute acoustic set at the ALA Annual Conference – mother & son librarians! Oh, yes, and a lawyer thrown in for good measure! Check us out on the “Front Porch Stage” near the Exhibit Hall – http://2017.alaannual.org/Front_Porch
05/18/17 Denton, MD Downtown Denton – Third Thursday United States
Time: 3:30 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Venue phone: 410-479-2050. We’re helping to kick off this year’s Third Thursdays in historic Downtown Denton -Shops and restaurants will have extended hours and specials. -Artsway (CCCA and FACES) 4th Street also has special events. We’ll play from 3:30pm to 4:30pm – the market/event goes from 3 to 6pm.
04/29/17 Easton, MD Easton Farmers Market United States
Time: 10:30 am. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: North Harrison Street next to Easton Market Square. Ampersand is delighted to return to this busy farmers market – come listen to some tunes and check out the spring produce, plants to add to your garden, great cheeses, meats and breads, and the fun comraderie of a spring morning in Easton!
03/09/17 Denton, MD The Gables at Caroline United States
Time: 4:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 701 S 5th Ave. Venue phone: (410) 479-3102. A special program for the residents of The Gables, featuring songs and tunes from our new program “Between the Great Wars – Songs of the 1920s, 30s, and 40s.”
02/27/17 Easton, MD Londonderry on the Tred Avon United States
Time: 3:30 pm. Admission: n/a. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 700 Port Street, Suite 148. Venue phone: 410-820-8732 or 800-752-8732. Ampersand is pleased to serve as the “live backup band” for a special movement and wellness class for the residents of Londonderry Retirement Community. Wellness = Music!!
02/11/17 Cambridge, MD Dochester Center for the Arts United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 321 High Street. Venue phone: (410) 228-7782. Ampersand is delighted to be a part of the “Second Saturday” event at the Dorchester Center for the Arts – a beautiful gallery with a lovely performing space. Come join in as we provide the background for a lively, joyful appreciation of the work of departing Executive Director, Mickey Love.
01/27/17 Cambridge, MD Dorcester Center for the Arts United States
Time: 7:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 321 High Street. Venue phone: (410) 228-7782. Ampersand is helping to kick off this new coffeehouse series – hosted by Paul Harrison – Friday Night Live: Winter Coffeehouse : Spoken Word, Story, and Song. DCA offers a friendly, supportive atmosphere for acoustic musicians, poets, storytellers, and other folkies. Free admission; beverages (coffee, tea, sodas, wine) available for purchase.
01/19/17 Stratford, Virginia Stratford Hall United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 483 Great House Road. Venue phone: 804.493.8038. FREE ADMISSION for the 209th anniversary of Robert E. Lee’s birth at Stratford on January 19, 1807. Join us for a birthday celebration and free visits to the historic Great House. There will be free refreshments in the Visitor Center, and kids can go on a scavenger hunt. Ampersand will play 19th century tunes and songs throughout the day.
12/10/16 Stratford, Virginia Stratford Hall United States
Time: 4:30 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 483 Great House Road. Venue phone: 804.493.8038. Experience lovely Stratford Hall, the family home of Robert E. Lee, decked out in 19th century finery for the holiday season. We’ll play a late afternoon session, 4:30-8:30pm, when the candlelight makes everything seem magical!
12/09/16 Easton, MD Unitarian Universalist Fellowship United States
Time: 7:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7401 Ocean Gateway. Venue phone: (410) 822-8103. Ampersand hosts this monthly acoustic music jam – designed for beginners and professionals alike, we foster a friendly, collaborative approach to folk and blues. All acoustic instruments are welcome – usual participants include voices, guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, hammered dulcimer, and bass. Free coffee!
10/08/16 Front Royal, VA Warren Heritage Society United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 101 Chester Street. Venue phone: (540) 636-1446. This annual Festival of Leaves is a fundraiser for the Warren Heritage Society — you will find museums, tours of historic homes – Belle Boyd Cottage (Front Royal home of Confederate spy Belle Boyd) and 18th century Balthis House – and their outbuildings, re-enactors, living history demonstrations, crafts people, and music! Time of our set to be determined.
10/07/16 Front Royal, VA PaveMint Taphouse & Grill United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 9 South Commerce Ave. Venue phone: (540) 252-4707. PaveMint is a “Farm to Street” Taphouse which focuses on fun, street food from around the globe made using high quality local products from farms in the region. Set in a funky, renovated 1960s-era gas station, PaveMint offers 35 seasonably-rotated drafts featuring the best craft and micro-brewed beers in the country. We are delighted to play on their comfortable patio – c’mon by and check it out!
10/01/16 Roebuck, SC FestiFall 2016 – Spartanburg County Historical Society United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Walnut Grove Plantation 1200 Otts Shoals Road. Venue phone: (864)596-3501. Ampersand is pleased to be part of FestiFall, the annual event of the Spartanburg County Historical Society and part of the Revolutionary War Weekend! Experience colonial lifestyle and battle demonstrations, iconic local battle re-enactments, live music, and family activities during this two day experience. Ampersand will play on Saturday, October 1st – exact time to be determined.
09/17/16 Preston, MD Outstanding Dreams Farm United States
Time: 11:00 am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 24480 Pinetown Rd. Venue phone: (410) 673-2002. We’re excited to be returning to this annual Alpaca Festival – a beautiful setting, with charming animals, a shop of alpaca wool items, and a mini craft show. We’ll play a couple of sets – 11am to 12:30 and again after lunch.
09/10/16 Denton, MD Caroline County Council of Arts (CCCA) United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 401 Market St. Venue phone: 410.479.1009. Community Arts Block Party! Ampersand is delighted to be playing in our own backyard – the charming town of Denton. This block party features artist demonstrations, art activities, visits to the Foundry, food concessions, the Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shores (FACES), and the Denton Community Demonstration Garden. . . learn about the Arts & Entertainment district of Denton. We’ll play from 5 to 7pm – c’mon by!
08/01/16 Saratoga, NY Saratoga National Historic Park United States
Time: 12:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. The Saratoga race track is closed but music echoes through the Hudson River Valley. Bring a bag lunch and enjoy the views while listening to concerts at noon every Tuesday. Sponsored by the Friends of the Saratoga Battlefield. Ampersand plays colonial-era tunes from 12noon to 1pm.
07/30/16 Penn Yan, NY Windmill Farmer Market United States
Time: 10:30 am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3900 State Rte. 14A, Penn Yan, NY 14527. This amazing farmer’s market has all manner of interesting foods, produce, and crafts – and music! We’ll be returning here after a few years away – looking forward to it! Part of our jaunt through the Finger Lakes, Summer 2016.
07/29/16 Ovid, NY Edith B. Ford Memorial Library United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: P.O. Box 410 OVID, NY 14521. We’re looking forward to returning to this sweet little town, playing as part of their Friday night summer concert series. Ah, the Finger Lakes in the summertime . . .
07/09/16 Frederick, MD Monocacy National Battlefield United States
Time: 11:30 am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5201 Urbana Pike. Venue phone: 301-662-3515. We’ll be presenting two sets of Civil War era music as part of a weekend of family events. Our first set is at 11:30am and we’ll be available all during the day to share the history of our instruments and the songs we choose. Monocacy is a beautiful setting and a striking way to learn more about the local area during the Civil War.
05/14/16 Chestertown, MD Porchfest – Cassinelli Distilling United States
Time: 3:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 323 High St.. Venue phone: (443) 282-0163. We’re delighted to be part of Porchfest, Chestertown’s annual outdoor celebration of local music, great food and beverages, and community! Cassinelli Distilling – in the old pharmacy building – is a happening spot – c’mon by and check it out! Music all over town from 12noon to 5pm.
04/23/16 Easton, MD Easton Farmers Market United States
Time: 10:30 am. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: North Harrison Street next to Easton Market Square. Check out this wonderful farmers’ market – a lively place with amazing produce, flowers, and other products – we’ll play from 10:30am to 12:30pm –
04/22/16 Dover, DE Grey Fox Grille & Pub United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: No cover.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 140 South State St.. Venue phone: (302) 734-1234. Come try out this wonderful new pub in Dover – great old house setting, amazing food, friendly attentive servers. We’ll be playing traditional American music from the 1700s to the 1920s – hope to see you there!
04/15/16 Denton, MD The Gables at Caroline United States
Time: 2:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 701 S 5th Ave. Venue phone: (410) 479-3102. Ampersand will present an afternoon concert for the residents of this local assisted living facility – singalong, anyone?
04/10/16 Colonial Beach, VA Tattle Tales Cafe United States
Time: 11:00 am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 215 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (804) 224-0045. We’re so pleased to be playing again at this wonderful cafe – great food, lovely folks! Come for a Sunday brunch on the patio…
04/09/16 Lancaster, VA Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library United States
Time: 11:00 am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 8346 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, Virginia 22503. We love being a part of this colonial-era market day, “Lancaster Court Day,” sponsored by the Mary Ball Washington (George’s mother!) Museum. Vendors, great food, music, dance, and re-enactments of colonial-era Virginia. Times/details to be determined.
03/20/16 Williamsburg, VA William & Mary Bookstore & Cafe United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 345 Duke of Gloucester St.. Venue phone: (757) 221-1651. Ampersand will bring colonial era and other traditional music to this fun bookstore in the midst of the Williamsburg marketplace, just next to Colonial Williamsburg.
01/19/16 Stratford, Virginia Stratford Hall United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 483 Great House Road. Venue phone: 804.493.8038. Ampersand will be playing 19th century music in honor of the 209th anniversary of Robert E. Lee’s birth at Stratford on January 19, 1807. Join us for a birthday celebration and free visits to the historic Great House. There will be free refreshments in the Visitor Center, and kids can go on a scavenger hunt.
12/31/15 Easton, MD Academy Art Museum United States
Time: 7:00 pm. Admission: Free w/ First Night badge. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 106 South St. Venue phone: 410.822.2787. Ampersand helps ring in the New Year as part of the First Night Talbot celebration in Easton, MD – we’ll romp through some traditional songs and tunes, including some singalongs — and finish up in time for the early “Crab Drop” at 9pm.
11/14/15 Easton, MD Waterfowl Festival United States
Time: 10:00 am. Admission: Free w festival admission. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 40 S. Harrison Street. Venue phone: 410-822-4567. We’ll be part of this wonderful festival that includes art displays, beer and wine tasting, goose and duck calling contests, DockDogs competitions, children’s activities, and lots more. A fun eastern shore tradition!
10/22/15 Norfolk, VA Borjo Coffeehouse United States
Time: 7:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 4416 Monarch Way. Venue phone: 757-440-5800. We are excited to return to Borjo for an evening of songs from colonial America up to the present day. Beth & Dick will be joined by Topher Lawton, who specializes in a capella music of all varieties. Come listen to some tunes and enjoy the wonderful java and food (not to mention local craft beers) at Borjo!
10/17/15 Chestertown, MD Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theater United States
Time: 4:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 210 High Street. Venue phone: 410-810-2060. We’re part of a town center celebration for Chestertown becoming an “Arts and Entertainment District” – exact location to be announced, but probably on the square. Ampersand is happy to be joined by special guest, Jon Williams, on bass, vocals, banjo, and harmonica. We’ll play 4-6pm.
09/26/15 Pittsfield, MA Hancock Shaker Village United States
Time: 10:00 am. Admission: Free with museum admission.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1843 West Housatonic St.. Venue phone: (800) 817-1137. The Fall Country Fair at Hancock Shaker Village features a farmer’s market, horse-drawn wagon rides, the best local and regional crafts, a food tent with regional specialties, agricultural demonstrations, and music, including Ampersand! Times to be announced.
09/19/15 Preston, MD Outstanding Dreams Farm United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 24480 Pinetown Rd. Venue phone: (410) 673-2002. Ampersand will be part of the 7th Annual Alpaca Festival and Open House – c’mon down to Preston and meet the alpacas, hear some tunes, and enjoy a wide variety of artisans and craftspeople. This FREE two-day event features fiber arts demonstrations, craft and food vendors, children’s activities, and of course, lovable Alpacas and their products!
08/08/15 Frederick, MD Monocacy National Battlefield United States
Time: 3:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5201 Urbana Pike. Venue phone: 301-662-3515. Ampersand is delighted to return to Monocacy National Battlefield, as part of their special “If These Walls Could Talk” architecture history weekend. We will be joined by fiddler John Hartge for this hour-long program of Civil War era tunes and parlor songs.
07/05/15 Colonial Beach, VA George Washington Birthplace National Monument United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1732 Popes Creek Road. Venue phone: 804-224-1732. Ampersand will present a program of early American music at this beautiful National Monument that honors George Washington’s earliest years. From colonial era children’s songs to the fiddle tunes of the day, learn about the role that music played in every day families of long ago.
07/04/15 Stratford, Virginia Stratford Hall United States
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 483 Great House Road. Venue phone: 804.493.8038. Ampersand is delighted to be a part of an 18th century family celebration of Independence Day – stay tuned for more details!
07/03/15 Colonial Beach, VA Tattle Tales Cafe United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 215 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (804) 224-0045. We are delighted to return to this wonderful cafe – great food, yummy coffee drinks, fun patrons. The new patio is open for business and we can’t wait!
06/14/15 Norfolk, VA Borjo Coffeehouse United States
Time: 7:00 pm. Admission: No cover charge!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 4416 Monarch Way. Venue phone: 757-440-5800. We are delighted to visit this coffeeshop that features great dark roast coffee, craft beers, and tasty food. For this gig, we’re joined by Norfolk local, Topher Lawton, for an evening of traditional folk and blues songs and tunes.
06/12/15 Easton, MD Unitarian Universalist Fellowship United States
Time: 7:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7401 Ocean Gateway. Venue phone: (410) 822-8103. This Friday evening jam session welcomes beginner and advanced musicians to a sharing circle of music – bring song ideas and instruments! Families and listeners always welcome. Led by Ampersand with co-host Dave Moore.
06/06/15 Denton, MD Caroline Nursing & Rehab United States
Time: 2:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 520 Kerr Avenue. Venue phone: 410-479-2130. Our regular Saturday acoustic jam – c’mon by to listen or play. All acoustic instruments welcome – as are newcomers!
05/02/15 Easton, MD Unitarian Universalist Fellowship United States
Time: 7:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7401 Ocean Gateway. Venue phone: (410) 822-8103. Ampersand, with special friend Dave Moore, is pleased to be a part of this “Spring Sing” – a participatory evening of song. The first part of the program will be led by the choir, sharing songs from the 1890s! Ampersand will take the second shift, leading a capella tunes, new folk songs, work songs, and traditional favorites.
04/20/15 Georgetown, DE University of Delaware Academic Center at Georgetown United States
Time: 4:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Ampersand is pleased to present an Americana Sampler as part of the Colloquium Series at the University of Delaware, Georgetown Campus. Journey with us from colonial America, to the Civil War era, songs of the 1920s and 30s, and up to modern folk and blues. The presentation will be followed by time for questions and trying out various instruments.
04/12/15 Colonial Beach, VA Tattle Tales Cafe United States
Time: 11:00 am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 215 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (804) 224-0045. Join us at this fun cafe – with any luck, it will be nice enough to play outdoors on their newly-renovated patio!
04/11/15 Lancaster, VA Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library United States
Time: 11:00 am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 8346 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, Virginia 22503. Ampersand returns to Lancaster Court Day at the Mary Ball Washington (George’s mother) Museum – a wonderful day-long festival of history, music, agriculture, antiques, and artisans. Come explore the Northern Neck of Virginia!
03/07/15 Stockbridge, MA Norman Rockwell Museum United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Admission: Free with museum admission. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262. Join Ampersand at the Norman Rockwell Museum’s special Civil War event – family activities, special exhibits, live music, and vendors. More info to follow as the time gets closer! http://www.nrm.org/event/family-day-bringing-civil-war-history-to-life/?instance_id=33263
02/25/15 Chestertown, MD Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theater United States
Time: 9:10 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 210 High Street. Venue phone: 410-810-2060. We are pleased to be part of the monthly Open Mic at this beautiful theater – we’re scheduled to be on at 9:10pm, but come to enjoy the whole evening – starts at 7:30pm and goes until 10pm. Soda, coffee, beer, wine and treats available for purchase.
01/24/15 Lenox, MA Kimball Farms United States
Time: 7:30 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 235 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240. We’re delighted to return to Kimball Farms in Lenox, Massachusetts, for a special concert for residents, family, & friends. We’ll also be playing an afternoon set for residents of the Life Enrichment Program at Pine Hills, the associated Assisted Living program.
12/06/14 Denton, MD Caroline Nursing & Rehab United States
Time: 2:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 520 Kerr Avenue. Venue phone: 410-479-2130. An open folk jam for musicians to share tunes and songs – newcomers, families, and listeners always welcome!
11/20/14 Easton, MD Talbot Senior Center United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 400 Brookletts Avenue. Venue phone: 410-822-2869. Part of the Carpe Diem Arts concert series, we’ll be presenting a musical journey from colonial America through the Civil War, blues and songs from the 1920s and 1930s, and modern folk songs. This Americana Sampler is presented in celebration of the Thanksgiving season.
11/08/14 Denton, MD Caroline Nursing & Rehab United States
Time: 2:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 520 Kerr Avenue. Venue phone: 410-479-2130. Ampersand hosts an open Folk Jam – bring a song, acoustic instruments, and join our folk music circle. We play from 2pm to 5pm and listeners are always welcome.
10/12/14 Austerlitz, NY Autumn in Austerlitz United States
Time: 10:00 am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Route 22, Austerlitz, NY. Ampersand will be traveling to upstate NY and New England and happy to return to one of our favorite spots – Autumn in Austerlitz! A lovely fall festival – we’ll play three sets throughout the day.
09/27/14 Denton, MD Harry’s on the Green United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 4 South First St.. Venue phone: 410.479.1919. We are delighted to bring the Ampersand trio (Beth, Dick, and bass player pal Karl Neidhardt) to Harry’s – a lovely and relaxed restaurant with fabulous food and intimate seating on the outdoor patio, with a fireplace for those cool nights. Craft beer on tap and great music – c’mon down!
09/18/14 Denton, MD Harry’s on the Green United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 4 South First St.. Venue phone: 410.479.1919. As part of Denton’s “Third Thursday Downtown,” Ampersand will be serving as the hosts for an upscale “jam” – a collaborative effort of like-minded musicians, playing together on Harry’s wonderful patio. You’ll hear folk songs, blues, perhaps some instrumentals – all with the goal of dipping our toes into that stream of music that pleases both the listeners and the players. Guests include Gerry Mack, a familiar voice from St. Michaels. Stay tuned for more details!
08/31/14 Chestertown, MD Kent County, Maryland – Battle of Caulk’s Field United States
Time: 10:00 am. Admission: Free admission. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Tolchester Beach Road.. Ampersand will be providing music and sharing historical tidbits about music of colonial and early 19th century America. We will be set up in the vendors/demonstration area and on-site from 10am to 4pm – stop by, listen to some tunes, share some history!
07/21/14 Denton, MD Caroline Nursing & Rehab United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 520 Kerr Avenue. Venue phone: 410-479-2130. Ampersand is pleased to be part of the summer Lemonade Concert series, held each Monday night for the residents of the Caroline Nursing & Rehab facility and their family members. We will present our Americana Sampler, with tunes and songs from colonial America, the Civil War era, the 1920s and 30s, and the modern folk era.
07/12/14 Frederick, MD Monocacy National Battlefield United States
Time: 12:30 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5201 Urbana Pike. Venue phone: 301-662-3515. Ampersand is delighted to return to the Monocacy National Battlefield park in Frederick as part of an ongoing commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. We’ll be playing on the porch of the Gambrill House, 4801 Urbana Pike.
06/07/14 Frederick, MD First Saturday – Frederick United States
Time: 12:15 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Market St. & Church St.. Venue phone: 301-600-4042. History meets the arts when the First Call Civil War Expo joins First Saturday in Frederick! Enjoy interactive visual, literary and performing arts activities related to the Civil War period. Preview upcoming Civil War 150th Anniversary commemorations, related to the Battle of Monocacy and Emancipation in Maryland. 12noon-9pm – Ampersand will be playing 3 sets through the afternoon (12:15 – 1:15; 3-4pm; 6:15-7:15pm). More information
04/11/14 Ridgely, MD Adkins Arboretum – Native Plant Sale United States
Time: 10:00 am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 12610 Eveland Road. Ampersand will provide musical background for this lovely spring sale – this first sale day is the Members-Only event, offering ornamental native plants including a broad selection of flowering trees and shrubs, perennials, ferns, and grasses for spring planting. Listen to some tunes while you become a member, talk with Master Gardeners, check out the book sale, or take a guided walk through the Arboretum. Ampersand plays from 10am – 1pm — the sale goes on until 4pm.
01/10/14 Easton, MD Songcircle/Acoustic Jam UU Church United States
Time: 7:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7401 Ocean Gateway. We are pleased to begin hosting a regular drop-in acoustic music jam, held on the 2nd Friday of each month, at the welcoming Unitarian fellowship in Easton. 7pm-10pm, family-friendly, alcohol-free.
10/13/13 Austerlitz, NY Old Austerlitz Village United States
Time: 10:30 am. Admission: $6. under 12 free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: P.O. Box 144, Austerlitz, New York 12017. Join Ampersand at Autumn in Austerlitz – a lovely fall festival that features volunteers dressed in early 1830’s costumes, antiques, live music and entertainment for children, many different vendors and a variety of hot and cold foods to satisfy your hunger. More information
08/20/13 Saratoga, NY Saratoga National Historic Park United States
Time: 12:00 pm. Admission: Free with park admission.. Age restrictions: All Ages. The track is closed, but music echoes from the Hudson River Valley. Bring a bag lunch and enjoy the views while listening to noontime concerts every Tuesday. Sponsored by Friends of Saratoga Battlefield. Ampersand does traditional tunes and ballads of the 18th century. See the National Park website for details on the other concerts in this series.
08/19/13 Athol, NY Town of Thurman Summer Concerts United States
Time: 7:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Veterans’ Memorial Field. Venue phone: 518-623-9649. This weekly Concert and Markets in the Park Series offers music and the wares of local artisans and gardeners. Join us as we bring traditional historic American music up to the Adirondacks!
08/18/13 Menands, NY Schuyler Flatts Civil War Heritage Days United States
Time: 10:30 am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 585 Broadway. Local reenactment groups and Civil War organizations perform living history demonstrations, including infantry and artillery drills as well as civilian, musician and medical demonstrations. Ampersand plays 10:30-11:30am and again 1-2pm.
07/28/13 Austerlitz, NY Blueberry Festival, Old Austerlitz United States
Time: 9:30 am. Admission: $6. under 12 free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Route 22, Austerlitz, NY. Ampersand entertains the crowd awaiting their yummy blueberry pancakes, then returns again in the afternoon. The Blueberry Festival features early 19th Century craft demonstrations and wares, antiques, live music and entertainment for children, many different vendors and a variety of foods to feed the masses.
07/27/13 Valatie, NY Valatie Community Theater United States
Time: 8:00 pm. Admission: $10.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3031 Main St., Valatie, NY. Come join us for an evening at Valatie Community Theater that celebrates Woody Guthrie’s songs and explores the tunes and ballads that set the stage for Guthrie’s taking America by storm. Roots scholar/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Michael Eck will perform a solo selection of classic Guthrie songs, relate anecdotes from the singer’s life and display how Guthrie’s influence still drives American folk music. Warming up for Eck is Ampersand, a group of musicians who combine their love of music with a fascination with history – exploring how traditional folk music ebbs and flows through the decades (and centuries!) and how Guthrie was influenced by the music that came before.
07/14/13 Frederick, MD Monocacy National Battlefield United States
Time: 2:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5201 Urbana Pike. Venue phone: 301-662-3515. Come listen to some songs and tunes from the Civil War era in this beautiful landscape that has changed little since the 19th century. Featuring Dick Hogle, Beth Lawton, and Francis Lindop and a selection of songs from both the Northern and Southern perspectives.
07/13/13 Weems, VA Historic Christ Church United States
Time: 6:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 420 Christ Church Road. Venue phone: 804.438.6855. Ampersand is delighted to be returning to the Northern Neck of Virginia to bring an evening concert of Civil War music and tunes. Co-sponsored by the Historic Christ Church, the Mary Ball Washington Museum, and Northern Neck Historical Society, the concert is part of a Civil War Family Day, including a visit by the Civil War 150 History Mobile.
05/19/13 Austerlitz, NY Austerlitz Historical Society/Old Austerlitz United States
Time: 10:00 am. Admission: $5 admission Kids under 12 FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Route 22, Austerlitz, NY. Ampersand will feature songs and instrumentals from the colonial and early 19th century era as part of this living history event that recreates the 1805 Battle of Austerlitz. There will be battle scenarios, demonstrations, live music, skirmishes and cavalry. Ampersand will play a morning set and again in the afternoon after the battle! More information
05/18/13 Nassau, NY Nassau Free Library United States
Time: 9:30 am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 18 Church St.. Venue phone: (518) 766-2715. Ampersand plays 9:30am-11am at the 3rd Annual Bazaar Nassau Free Library Bazaar, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on the library grounds at 18 Church Street (Route 20), Nassau, NY 12123. The Bazaar features entertainment, children’s activities and a raffle. There will be booths displaying items for sale: books, baked goods, plants, games, cd’s, and jewelry. The raffle prizes this year are a KINDLE Fire HD e-book reader and a garden theme gift basket. For information contact the Library at (518) 766- 2715 More information
05/03/13 Sheffield, MA Marketplace Cafe, Sheffield United States
Time: 6:30 am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 18 Elm Court. We’ll be part of the new Friday Live series from 6:30 to 9 pm on Friday nights – this wonderful cafe features amazing, locally-grown food items and local music too!
03/14/13 Halfmoon, NY Halfmoon Senior Center United States
Time: 12:00 pm. Admission: Free w lunch purchase. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Lower Newtown Road, Halfmoon NY. Ampersand goes Irish! Our annual performance for St. Patrick’s Day – a fine collection of Celtic-themed songs and tunes for the participants of the Halfmoon Senior Center Congregate Meal Site.
02/13/13 Lenox, MA Kimball Farms United States
Time: 7:30 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 235 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240. Ampersand returns to Kimball Farms to share an afternoon program with the Life Enhancement Program residents and an evening concert in the main auditorium – we’ll bring a variety of Love songs in honor of Valentine’s Day.
01/24/13 Pittsfield, MA Marketplace Cafe United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 53 North St., Pittsfield, MA. Warm up a winter’s evening with some amazing soups and sandwiches and the heart-warming, toe-tapping tunes of Ampersand. We’ll play from 6:30pm – 8:30pm – hope to see you there! More information
12/08/12 Valatie, NY Winter Walk (Valatie) United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. We’ll be playing just after the parade finishes – look for us in a store on Main Street – near the Valatie Community Theater.
12/01/12 Hudson, NY Winterwalk United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 301 Warren St., Hudson, NY. We’ll be at Steiner’s, 302 Warren St. – c’mon by! Winter Walk transforms the City of Hudson’s main commercial street into a festive thoroughfare with twinkling lights, brightly decorated shops, horse-drawn wagons offering rides, stilt walkers and marionettes, bagpipers and live reindeer – not to mention musicians in many, many venues. More information
09/29/12 Hudson, NY Olana State Historic Site United States
Time: 4:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5720 State Route 9G. Venue phone: 518-828-0135. Come watch some of the country’s top plein-air artists as they paint the gorgeous vistas of Olana from September 27-29 (you can walk the grounds from 8am-dusk to see them ‘in action’ as they paint) Then come to the cocktail reception on Saturday, September 29th at 4:00pm – view the works, enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres from Georgia Ray and Miller’s Tavern, musical entertainment by Ampersand and the exciting live auction of the artists’ works beginning at 5:30pm!
09/27/12 Pittsfield, MA Marketplace Cafe United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: Free. Address: 53 North St., Pittsfield, MA. One of our favorite places to play – not to mention to have a yummy supper! C’mon by for some great food and fun music — More information
09/15/12 Kinderhook, NY Lindenwald: Martin Van Buren National Historic Site United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Address: 1013 Old Post Road Kinderhook, NY 12106-3605. We’re delighted to return to the 10th Annual Harvest Day at Lindenwald – we’ll play all afternoon (1-5pm). See special presentations, learn gardening techniques, observe farm crafts and skills and explore the agricultural history of President Van Buren’s residence. There will be master gardener talks, demonstrations, butter churning and other special treats as well as musical entertainment. Ampersand’s lineup for this event will include Beth & Dick, plus fiddler Francis Lindop and bass player Terri Lukacko, along with some surprise guests.
08/21/12 Saratoga, NY Saratoga National Historic Park United States
Time: 12:00 pm. Admission: Free with Park admission. The track is closed, but music echoes from the Hudson River Valley. Bring a bag lunch and enjoy the views while listening to noontime concerts every Tuesday. Sponsored by Friends of Saratoga Battlefield. Ampersand does traditional tunes and ballads of the 18th century. See the National Park website for details on the other concerts in this series. More information
08/04/12 Stockbridge, MA Norman Rockwell Museum United States
Time: 12:30 pm. Admission: Free with Museum admission.. Address: Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262. Ampersand will be sharing colonial-era music as part of the World of Adventure Family Festival – “Arthurian Legends and Gold Dubloons!” King Arthur, Captain Kidd, and the patriots of the American Revolution spring from Howard Pyle’s illustrations during this exciting day of adventure for families featuring hands-on art activities, family tours, performances and demonstrations. The Festival runs 12noon to 4pm; we’ll be there from 12:30 – 2 (or thereabouts!)
07/29/12 Austerlitz, NY Blueberry Festival – Austerlitz Historical Society United States
Time: 10:00 am. Admission: $6. adults/under 12 free. One of our favorite festivals! We sing for the blueberry pancake line in the morning and host the first-ever “Blueberry Jam” at 1pm under the big tree. This festival has crafts, antiques, amazing entertainment, yummy food, and a wonderful community feel, all in support of our own local “living history” organization, Old Austerlitz.
07/28/12 Valatie, NY Valatie Community Theater United States
Time: 8:00 pm. Admission: Donation $5.. Address: 3031 Main St., Valatie, NY. “The People’s Prayer: Spiritual Music from the American Roots Tradition” – join Ampersand and other regional artists as they fill this neat old theater with the joyful sound of spirituals. Suggested donation $5.00
07/21/12 Penn Yan, NY The Windmill Farmers Market United States
Time: 10:30 am. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3900 State Rte. 14A Penn Yan, NY 14527. Our 5th summer playing at The Windmill – we’ll be joined by some terrific local musicians – come enjoy a wonderful day of music, amazing farmer’s goods, great food, and interesting crafts. We play from 10:30am until 1pm.
07/20/12 Ovid, NY Edith B. Ford Memorial Library United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: Free. Address: P.O. Box 410 OVID, NY 14521. A fun summer-evening show with Beth & Dick, joined by some local musicians from the Finger Lakes region.
07/19/12 Bath, NY Chapters Cafe, Dormann Library United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: Free. Address: 101 West Morris Street Bath, NY 14810. A fun gig in the Finger Lakes region – come sip a cup of java, peruse the latest novels, and enjoy tunes of Ampersand, joined by local musicians Chris Holder and Mike Brooks.
07/17/12 Ballston Spa, NY Saratoga County Fair United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: Free with Fair admission. Address: 162 Prospect Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020. Ampersand will be playing an early evening set at the Saratoga County Fair – we’ll be over in the quieter side, by the 4H buildings – c’mon up for some great music and all the fun of a fair! The Fair offers a large amusement midway, 30 acres of entertainment, talent shows, and exhibits, and over 100 vendors featuring great food and unique crafts and services.
07/04/12 Malden Bridge, NY Malden Bridge Community Center United States
Time: 10:00 am. Admission: $5.00. Address: Shaker Museum Road, Malden Bridge, NY 12115. Open House & Strawberry Festival – we’ll be playing some tunes and songs from the historical American tradition. Don’t miss the 11:30am reading of the Declaration of Independence! $5. for scones with fresh strawberries, and whipped cream.
06/30/12 Lancaster, VA Rappahannock Westminster Canterbury Assisted Living United States
Time: 11:30 am. Address: 132 Lancaster Drive Irvington, VA 22480. A special program for the residents and friends at Rappahannock Westminster Canterbury – “Parlor Music of the Civil War”
06/29/12 Lancaster, VA Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: Free with $3. museum admission.. Address: 8346 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, Virginia 22503. This early evening concert of Civil War-era music will be hosted by the Mary Ball Washington Museum, which collects, preserves, and interprets the history of Lancaster and surrounding counties of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Ampersand’s core duo of Beth Lawton & Dick Hogle will bring guitars, vocals, hammered dulcimer, mandolin, and banjo as they share the joy of mid-19th century songs and tunes.
06/28/12 Harrisburg, PA National Civil War Museum United States
Time: 12:00 pm. Admission: Free with museum admission.. Address: One Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park Harrisburg, PA 17103. Join us at a lunchtime program that features parlor music and songs of the Civil War era, including favorites from Stephen Foster, children’s songs, and songs that tell the story of the common soldier. Hammered dulcimer and mandolin tunes join in with our regular repertoire of guitar and vocals.
06/03/12 Hudson, NY American Glory BBQ United States
Time: 4:00 pm. Admission: Free. Address: 342 Warren St., Hudson, NY 12534. Come support this wonderful restaurant and music venue in Hudson – Beth & Dick will be playing from 4pm ’til 7pm – joined by special guest, Michael Eck (mandolin, National guitar, and – dare I say it? – ukulele).
05/19/12 Austerlitz, NY Old Austerlitz United States
Time: 4:00 pm. Admission: $20.00. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 11550 State Route 22, Austerlitz NY. DVD Premiere and Bob’s 85th Birthday Party at the Morey-Devereaux House @ Old Austerlitz Village. Your $20 contribution includes delicious treats, fine beverages, and a DVD to take home. This is a great opportunity to visit with friends and neighbors and celebrate Bob in “his house.” DVD features Ampersand background music!
05/19/12 Nassau, NY Nassau Free Library – Spring Bazaar! United States
Time: 10:00 am. Admission: Free!. Address: 18 Church Street, Nassau, NY. 12123. The Nassau Free Library’s 2nd Annual Spring Bazaar – we’ll start the day off at 10am, playing til noontime, then stay and listen to other local groups. Last chance to get your quilt raffle tickets!
04/28/12 Glens Falls, NY History Faire United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: Free!. Address: 50 West High Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020. An opportunity for entire families to meet historical figures including Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant, learn about the vast historical resources found at many Saratoga County repositories, experience first-hand utensils and home accessories from a by-gone era, attend workshops and begin family history research. Ampersand plays historical music from 11am – 12:30pm – with newest member, fiddler Francis Lindop!
03/30/12 Albany, NY Hudson River Coffee House United States
Time: 8:00 pm. Admission: Suggested donation $5.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 227 Quail St, Albany, NY 12203. Ampersand’s Beth Lawton, Dick Hogle, and Chuck Irose will be joined by our special guest, the wonderful mandolinist Michael Eck for this evening of folk, blues, and early 20th century American tunes!
03/16/12 Halfmoon, NY Halfmoon Senior Center United States
Time: 12:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 287 Lower New Town Road, Waterford, NY 12188. Our annual performance for St. Patrick’s Day – a fine collection of Celtic-themed songs and tunes for the participants of the Halfmoon Senior Center Congregate Meal Site.
03/01/12 Pittsfield, MA Marketplace Cafe United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 53 North St., Pittsfield, MA. Come warm up on a winter’s evening with some great food and lively music — we’ll do an evening of folk and blues, with a few singalongs to keep your energy up!
02/22/12 Lenox, MA Kimball Farms United States
Time: 7:30 pm. Address: 235 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240. A special event for the residents of Kimball Farms – “Songs of the 1930s – Dustbowl and Determination”.
02/18/12 Hudson, NY Columbia County Council on the Arts United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren Street, Hudson, NY. Ampersand will play 5-7pm at the Opening Reception for the CCCA 16th Annual Juried Art Show – a show that celebrates the diversity and quality of the work being produced by both Columbia County and regional artists. Media include: Sculpture / Painting / Drawing /Printmaking / Mixed Media (including Fiber and Installation Work)/ Photography & Video. All works will be available for sale.
02/14/12 Lenox, MA PineHill and Life Enrichment Program, Kimball Farms United States
Time: 4:30 pm. Two special Valentine’s Day programs for the residents of PineHills and the Life Enrichment Program at Kimball Farms in Lenox, MA. Ampersand will feature love songs (of course!) and singalongs to brighten up this February afternoon.
02/04/12 Hudson, NY Acres Coop Market United States
Time: 10:30 am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 702 Columbia St, Hudson NY . Enjoy Ampersand’s duo, with special guests, on Saturday morning at the newest indoor food coop in Hudson. Offerings include dinosaur kale pesto by Oliva Pesto, fresh vegetables from Healthway Farms, organic, pro-biotic ice cream and cheeses and Ronnybrook milk from Amazing Real Live Food Co., gluten-free goods from the Gluten-Free Baker, Tierra Farms with their organic nut butters, free trade coffee and chocolate, and the list goes on. The vendor samples are generous, and the people who make your food are there to discuss it with you. And you get to hear great music!
12/10/11 Valatie, NY Picante Uno United States
Time: 6:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3020 Main St., Valatie, NY 12184. We’ll be playing some warm tunes to help keep the festivities going during Valatie’s annual Winterwalk festival. C’mon out and shop locally, bring in some food, and listen to a few songs! Thanks to the Picante Uno folks for letting us use the space! After the parade at 6pm til 9pm.
12/03/11 Hudson, NY Winterwalk United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Admission: FREE!. Address: 301 Warren St., Hudson, NY . Join the festivities of this annual street festival – music in many shops, street performers, a parade, reindeer, and fireworks kick off the holiday spirit in style. We usually play at Steiner’s – stop by and listen for awhile! 5-8pm, with fireworks thereafter.
10/15/11 Kinderhook, NY Columbia County Historical Society United States
Time: 12:30 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5 Albany Avenue, Kinderhook, NY 12106. CCHS Annual Meeting 10 am followed by an afternoon of music, contra dancing and family fun. Ampersand will play at 12:30pm for an hour-long set of Civil War-era tunes.
10/09/11 Austerlitz, NY Old Austerlitz Village United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: $6.adults -Children free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 11550 State Route 22, Austerlitz, NY. The “Autumn in Austerlitz” fundraising event features volunteers dressed in early 1830’s costumes, antiques, live music and entertainment for children, many different vendors and a variety of hot and cold foods to satisfy your hunger. Admission is $6 for adults and under 12 free.
09/29/11 St. Michael’s, MD Eastern Shore Brewing Company United States
Time: 7:00 pm. Admission: Free. Address: 605 South Talbot St., St. Michaels, MD, 21663. Ampersand’s duo, Beth Lawton & Dick Hogle, lead a jam of local musicians at a favorite brew pub in historic St. Michael’s, Maryland. Hope to see you there!
09/17/11 Kinderhook, NY Lindenwald National Park Site United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Route 9H, Kinderhook, NY. Celebrate the importance of agriculture to Martin Van Buren. See special presentations, learn gardening techniques, observe farm crafts and skills and explore the agricultural history of President Van Buren’s residence. There will be master gardener talks, demonstrations, butter churning and other special treats as well as musical entertainment by Ampersand from 1-5pm.
09/15/11 Pittsfield, MA Marketplace Cafe United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 53 North St., Pittsfield, MA. September’s Third Thursday event will commemorate this year’s 250th Anniversary Celebration of the City of Pittsfield. Ampersand will feature songs and tunes from colonial America! 6:30 – 8:30pm.
09/10/11 Penn Yan, NY Windmill Farmer Market United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Route 14A, Penn Yan, NY 14527. An outlet for local producers and craftsmen, the Windmill plays host to nearly 200 shops – wonderful fresh produce, horse and buggy rides, entertainment, and artisans of all kinds. Ampersand plays 11am until 1pm, with local musical guests!
09/03/11 Riders Mills, NY Riders Mills Historical Association Annual Art Show United States
Time: 10:30 am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Riders Mills Rd., Malden Bridge, NY 12115. This annual Labor Day event draws some 50 local and regional artists and over 400 attendees. The show is jointly sponsored by the Riders Mills Historical Association and the Columbia County Council on the Arts. Artists display their work under a tent set up in a field adjacent to the historic Riders Mills Schoolhouse. Food, beverages and music are provided by local merchants. Ampersand will play from 10:30am until 12:30pm!
08/20/11 Menands, NY Civil War Heritage Days United States
Time: 12:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Cultural Park, Route 32, Menands, NY. In its sixth year, Civil War Heritage Days at Schuyler Flatts is an encampment of Civil War re-enactors, acoustical musical groups, the local Civil War Round Table, several area museums, and an assortment living historians and scholars, as well as various local historical societies, to educate and entertain the public. There is no fee for parking or entry into the event. Ampersand performs at 12noon and again at 1:45pm.
08/07/11 Ellenville, NY Ellenville Farmers Market United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: Free!. Address: Center Street, Ellenville, NY 12428. Join us at one of the region’s best farmers markets – Market open at 10am, music starts at 11am and goes til 1pm. A great place for an entertaining, healthy lunch!
08/01/11 Albany, NY Upper Madison Outdoor Concerts United States
Time: 7:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Address: 25 South Allen Street Albany, NY 12208. One in a series of weekly outdoor concerts, sponsored by the Elks Club and Beautify Upper Madison Projects – c’mon by and meet your neighbors and enjoy some great music. In case of rain, concerts will be held indoors.
07/31/11 Austerlitz, NY Old Austerlitz Village United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: Festival admission $6. Children. Address: 11550 State Route 22, Austerlitz, NY. The event will feature early 19th Century craft demonstrations and wares, antiques, live music and entertainment for children, many different vendors and a variety of foods. Preliminary schedule has Ampersand playing at 11am, doing children’s music at noon, and playing another set at 1pm. Come support your local historical society!
07/23/11 Valatie, NY Valatie Community Theater United States
Time: 7:00 pm. Admission: $10./adults; $5. seniors/student. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3031 Main Street in Valatie, NY. Down in the Dustbowl: Singin’ Away the Blues. This evening of music from the 1930s and 40s will focus on how the joys of music can ease the hardest times. In addition to songs and instrumentals from Ampersand, get a sneak preview of the Youth Theater’s production of “Annie.”
07/16/11 Penn Yan, NY Windmill Farmer Market United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Route 14A, Penn Yan, NY 14527. The Windmill is the first and friendliest farm and craft market in upstate New York, located right in the heart of the Finger Lakes Wine Region. More than 200 vendors, featuring lots of local Amish and Mennonite craftspeople! We’ll play this weekend and another time in September – a fun destination!
06/12/11 Ellenville, NY Ellenville Public Library & Museum – Civil War Encampment United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Admission: All events free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 40 Center St., Ellenville, NY 12428. Civil War Encampment – the 143rd New York Volunteer Infantry will have a realistic Civil War encampment on the lawn of EPL&M with drills, mail call and authentic exhibits throughout the weekend. Ampersand plays Sunday at 1pm – come listen to some parlor tunes from the 1860s.
06/11/11 Rotterdam, NY Rhythm on the Ridge Traditional Music Festival United States
Admission: All day pass $15; under 12 free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2725 Mariaville Road Rotterdam, NY 12306. Rhythm on the Ridge (ROTR) is a roots music festival held on the grounds of scenic Maple Ski Ridge in Rotterdam, NY. Loads of live music, crafters, vendors, food, children’s activities, music workshops and field pickin’. We’ll be playing a 45-minute set on the Main Stage – time TBA (stay posted!)
05/22/11 Kinderhook, NY Luykas Van Alen House United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Route 9H, Kinderhook, NY . We’ll be playing at the Civil War encampment weekend at the National Historic Landmark Luykas Van Alen House – we’re there on Sunday afternoon. During the weekend, there will be military drills, family fun, kids crafts, musical performances, living history demonstrations and much more. Both Saturday and Sunday, 9am – 4pm.
05/21/11 Nassua, NY Nassau Free Library United States
Time: 2:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 18 Church Street, Nassau, NY 12123. Ampersand will provide music for the Library’s spring fundraising event. Stay tuned for more details!
05/14/11 Brunswick, NY Brunswick Farmers Market United States
Time: 10:00 am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 336 Town Office Road, Troy, New York 12180. Welcome spring with a visit to this local farmer’s market!
04/21/11 Pittsfield, MA Marketplace Cafe United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 53 North St., Pittsfield, MA. We are happy to join a wonderful group of local musicians who have been bringing sweet music all winter to this relatively new cafe in downtown Pittsfield. Terrific food and coffee/tea – serenaded by the Ampersand Duo of Beth Lawton & Dick Hogle.
03/19/11 Hudson, NY Hudson Indoor Farmer’s Market United States
Time: 10:30 am. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Christ Church Episcopal, 431 Union Street Hudson, NY 12534. We’ll bring our “home-made music” to this wonderful indoor market already celebrating some of the area’s finest produce and farm-based crafts. This event will be the Ampersand Duo, Dick Hogle and Beth Lawton. A great article about the market: http://www.ruralintelligence.com/index.php/food_section/food_articles_shopping/indoor_farmers_market_in_hudson_it_might_as_well_be_spring/.
01/05/11 Lenox, MA Kimball Farms United States
Time: 7:30 pm. Address: 235 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240. A special evening concert for the residents of Kimball Farms Retirement Living – “Ampersand Americana: Songs of the 1920s, 1930s & 1940s.”
12/04/10 Hudson, NY Winterwalk United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 301 Warren St., Hudson, NY . A hip and cheerful street festival that combines the traditional and the quirky to present a unique take on the holiday season. Musicians and other entertainment up and down Warren Street – find us at Steiner’s — 301 Warren. Don’t forget the fireworks at 8pm!
11/13/10 Hudson, NY CCCA – Columbia County Council on the Arts United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 209 Warren St., Hudson, NY 12534. Open House/Reception for the Holiday Small Works Art Show (which runs through Jan 7th). An early start on the shopping season – bring some art (and music!) into your life. Ampersand will be playing from 5-6:30pm.
10/10/10 Austerlitz, NY Austerlitz Historical Society/Old Austerlitz United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: $6. adults; children under 12 fr. Address: Route 22, Austerlitz, NY. Ampersand hosts the day’s entertainment, playing morning and afternoon sets. The event features volunteers dressed in early 1830’s costumes, antiques, live music and entertainment for children, many different vendors and a variety of hot and cold foods to satisfy your hunger (wonderful soups!). Autumn in Austerlitz began in 1997 as a home-grown festival to raise money for the Austerlitz Historical Society and the society’s ambitious project: to create a living history museum in the town of Austerlitz which would depict life in the 1840s.
10/09/10 Chatham, NY ArtsWalk 2010 – Chatham! United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: Free.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 41 Main St., Chatham, NY 12037. Start your morning with some fun, traditional American tunes – we’ll be in the walkway between American Pie and the Bagel Cafe – look for the big red Ampersand on the sidewalk!
10/08/10 Chatham, NY Chatham Real Food Market – Artswalk! United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Admission: Free.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 15 Church St., Chatham, NY 12037. We’ll be playing at this wonderful food market/cooperative — as part of ArtsWalk, a whole weekend of visual and performing arts in Chatham and Hudson, NY. C’mon down for some yummy harmonies to go with your tasty treats!
09/18/10 Kinderhook, NY Lindenwald: Martin Van Buren National Historic Site United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1013 Old Post Road Kinderhook, NY 12106-3605. Ampersand will play during the day’s activities, which run from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. See special presentations, learn gardening techniques, observe farm crafts and skills and explore the agricultural history of President Van Buren`s residence. There will be master gardener talks, demonstrations, butter churning and other special treats as well as musical entertainment.
08/22/10 Menands, NY Capital District Civil War Heritage Days United States
Time: 11:00 am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Route 32, Menands, NY . Authentic period re-enactors, music, and exhibits will bring to life the period of our nation’s greatest political and social strife. Ampersand plays parlor music of the Civil War era at 11am and 1:30pm (times to be confirmed). For more information, contact Rosemary Nichols, (518) 273-8746, rnichols@nycap.rr.com; or Kevin Franklin, Town Historian, (518) 782-2593.
08/21/10 Ellenville, NY Blueberry & Huckleberry Festival United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Canal St., Ellenville, NY 12428. We will be joining regional musician Rich Bala for music throughout the day! Other activities include a blueberry pancake breakfast: 7:30 – 11:00 a.m.; a blueberry bake sale; displays celebrating the history & natural resources of the Shawangunk Mountains; over 200 Vendors: arts & crafts, health fair, local businesses & organizations; lots of delicious food; and children’s entertainment.
07/25/10 Austerlitz, NY Blueberry Festival! United States
Time: 7:30 pm. Admission: $6. adults; children under 12 fr. Address: Route 22, Austerlitz, NY . Early 19th century craft demonstrations & wares, live music and of course – lots of blueberries! Pancake breakfast from 9am-11:30am (extra charges). Ampersand plays at the main tent 10-11am; 2-3pm. Also “unplugged” from 11am to 12noon at the food tent. See you there!
07/24/10 Valatie, NY Valatie Community Theater United States
Time: 7:30 pm. Admission: $5. . Address: 3031 Main Street in Valatie, NY. “Ampersand Americana: Songs from the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s” – come enjoy these old tunes, singalong, and support the Valatie Village Festival. Featured guests with Ampersand will be participants of the afternoon music workshops.
07/24/10 Valatie, NY Valatie Community Theater United States
Time: 2:00 pm. Admission: Free workshops. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3031 Main Street in Valatie, NY. Members of Ampersand will be leading two afternoon workshops – “Traditional Instruments” and “Singing Harmony” Come on by and try out an instrument, including banjo, mandolin, hammered dulcimer, guitar, mountain dulcimer, penny whistle or bodhran drum. The harmony workshop will use rounds and simple songs to help participants start finding and singing harmonies. Workshop participants invited up to perform for part of evening concert! Youths age 10 through adults welcome.
07/05/10 Troy, NY Tricity Valleycats, Joe Bruno Stadium, HVCC United States
Time: 5:30 pm. Admission: $10. for ballgame, fireworks. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 80 Vandenburg Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 . We will be playing a variety of “Americana” tunes in support of American History Night at the ballpark. The ballgame this evening is followed by fireworks!
06/12/10 Brunswick, NY Brunswick Farmers Market United States
Time: 10:00 am. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 336 Town Office Road, Troy, New York 12180. This farmer’s market features a wonderful selection of locally grown fruits, vegetables, plants, etc. as well as baked breads, pastries and some very unique food vendors. Check out their blogspot: www.FarmersMarket.blogspot.com We will play for a couple of hours in the morning – come out and enjoy the spring sunshine!
06/05/10 Penn Yan, NY The Windmill Farmers & Craft Market United States
Time: 11:00 am. Admission: No fee.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3900 State Route 14A, Penn Yan, NY 14527. We’ll be playing for a couple of hours at the renowned Windmill, the friendliest farm and craft market in upstate New York, located right in the heart of the Finger Lakes Wine Region.
04/15/10 Bath, NY Dormann Library, Chapters Cafe United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 101 West Morris Street Bath, NY 14810. A fun gig out in the Finger Lakes region – we will “Ampersand” in some local musicians, focusing on female voices. Come spend an hour browsing in the library, listening to traditional folk melodies and harmonies.
04/10/10 Hudson, NY CCCA Arts Reception United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 209 Warren St., Hudson, NY. A reception to celebrate the closing of a juried show of many talented, local and regional artists: “An Exhibition in Black and White.”
03/17/10 Halfmoon, NY Halfmoon Senior Center United States
Time: 12:00 pm. Admission: No fee.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 287 Lower New Town Road, Waterford, NY 12188. A special St. Patrick’s Day performance for the seniors at the nutrition site… featuring Beth Lawton, Tom Thorpe, and Chris Lawton. Get in touch with your inner Leprechaun!
02/23/10 Dalton, MA Sugar Hill Assisted Living United States
Time: 3:00 pm. Admission: No fee.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 45 Main St., Dalton, MA. This special presentation for the residents of Sugar Hill features singalong songs, the piano and singing skills of friend Steve Mole, and newest Ampersand member, Dick Hogle.
12/23/09 Malden Bridge, NY Malden Bridge Community Center United States
Time: 6:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Shaker Museum Road, Malden Bridge, NY 12115. We are co-hosting a caroling sing at the new Malden Bridge Community Center, during their annual holiday potluck. Bring a dish to share, a canned food contribution for the local food pantry, and your voices to singalong!
12/05/09 Hudson, NY Winterwalk United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 301 Warren St., Hudson, NY . We’ll be part of the 13th Annual WinterWalk in historic Hudson, an amazing street festival featuring beautifully decorated store windows animated by dancers, musicians and storytelliers. On the street, you might share a holiday greeting with a lumbering snowman,a walking grandfather clock, Victorian carolers, clowns, jugglers, dancers or African drummers. Ampersand plays at Steiner’s Sports, 301 Warren Street — you’ll see us in the front window!
12/02/09 Lenox, MA Kimball Farms United States
Time: 7:30 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 235 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240. A special performance for the residents of the Kimball Farms Retirement community.
10/17/09 Hudson, NY ArtsWalk 2009 United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Admission: Free admission.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 397 Columbia St., Hudson, NY. An early evening performance in the wonderful old Cannonball Factory – join us as the performing arts are welcomed back into this two-weekend-long festivals of the Arts. Many galleries and storefronts will feature visual & performing artists.
10/11/09 Austerlitz, NY Autumn in Austerlitz United States
Time: 12:00 pm. Admission: $6.00 for festival; under 12 fre. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Route 22, Austerlitz, NY. This event features volunteers dressed in early 1830’s costumes, antiques, live music and entertainment for children, many different vendors and the famous autumn soup & bread kitchen. Ampersand will be playing throughout the day.
09/26/09 Kinderhook, NY Lindenwald National Historic Site United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Admission: Free admission.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1013 Old Post Road Kinderhook, New York 12106. Celebrate the importance of agriculture to Martin Van Buren. This year we also celebrate the voyage of Henry Hudson to the river that bears his name. The day’s activities will run from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Special presentations by members of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of the Mohican Indian Nation. Learn gardening techniques, observe farm crafts and skills and explore the agricultural history of President Van Buren`s residence. There will be master gardener talks, demonstrations, butter churning and other special treats as well as musical entertainment — Ampersand plays throughout the afternoon.
09/25/09 Lenox, MA Devonshire Estates Retirement Residence United States
Time: 4:30 pm. Admission: Free admission.. Address: 329 Pittsfield Rd., Lenox, MA 01240. A special one-hour concert for the residents of Devonshire Estates, featuring music of colonial America, in honor of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage up the Hudson River.
09/19/09 Saratoga, NY Saratoga National Historic Park United States
Time: 6:00 pm.
08/15/09 Austerlitz, NY Napoleonic Historic Reenactment, Old Austerlitz United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Admission: tba. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Route 22, Austerlitz, NY. The Napoleon Brigade, with the most flamboyant military uniforms you’ll ever see, will recreate the battles of this period with re-enactments and encampments on the historic grounds of Old Austerlitz, the home of the Austerlitz Historical Society. Battle skirmishes Sat & Sun; Military encampments; Period vendors & crafters; Food & entertainment. Ampersand will play Saturday afternoon, with friends from the re-enactors group singing and teaching some rousing French battle songs!
08/01/09 Windham, NY Civil War Heritage Weekend United States
Time: 5:30 pm. Admission: $5./day. Address: Centre Church, Main St., Windham, NY . Ampersand will be playing an afternoon showcase at 5:30pm and also as part of the Grand Concert on Saturday evening. These activities are part of the Civil War Heritage weekend which includes feature Parlor and Camp Music showcases, banjo and guitar workshops,brass bands, history film festival, history meets the arts exhibits, book presentations, living history portrayals, 1863 Grand Concert (Saturday night), and Life of the Soldier demonstrations. Daily visitor entrance fee $5 Grand Concert ticket $12. For more information email cwhmg@webtv.net or call 518-734-5655.
07/31/09 Windham, NY Centre Church United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Main St., Windham, NY 12396. Friday evening, “porch music” as part of a walking history tour of Windham. The first evening of the Civil War Heritage weekend which includes feature Parlor and Camp Music showcases, banjo and guitar workshops,brass bands, history film festival, history meets the arts exhibits, book presentations, living history portrayals, 1863 Grand Concert (Saturday night), and Life of the Soldier demonstrations. Daily visitor entrance fee $5 Grand Concert ticket $12. For more information email cwhmg@webtv.net or call 518-734-5655.
07/26/09 Austerlitz, NY Blueberry Festival, Old Austerlitz United States
Time: 10:00 am. Admission: $6.00 for festival. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Route 22, Austerlitz, NY. We are happy to return to this annual all-day festival of blueberries, artisans, history and music! We play in the main tent in the morning from 10-10:45, an acoustic set at 12-12:45 and back at main tent 2-2:45 pm.
07/25/09 Valatie, NY Valatie Community Theater United States
Time: 8:00 pm. Admission: $10.00. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3031 Main Street in Valatie, NY. A concert of historical and traditional music, from colonial times through the 1920s. Featuring Ampersand’s core duo, Beth Lawton (guitar and vocals) and Rob Sunderland (guitar, mandolin, vocals), joined by local favorite Chuck Irose (on stand-up bass, guitar, and vocals), music historian and vocalist Chris Lawton (who also plays the bones!), and Gail Cashen, who fills out the sound with beautiful hammered dulcimer playing, penny whistle, and concertina. The program includes lots of fiddle tunes and songs featuring rich vocal harmonies. There is plenty of opportunity for audience participation!
07/22/09 Hudson, NY Hudson Area Association Library United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 400 State St., Hudson, NY. An American Sampler for a warm summer’s evening — come hear tunes from colonial America through the 1920s.
07/19/09 Watkins Glen, NY Finger Lakes Wine Festival United States
Time: 1:30 pm. The Finger Lakes Wine Festival is the country’s largest showcase of New York State wines, with culinary classes and cooking demos, educational wine seminars, some of the area’s best arts & crafts, a variety of vendors and live entertainment. Ampersand is Sunday 1:30-4:30pm. Salut!
07/04/09 Catskill, NY Riverside Farmer’s and Artisan’s Market United States
Time: 10:30 am. Admission: No charge.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1 Main St., Catskill, NY 12414. Located in the former warehouse building with bay doors opening onto the Hudson River and a plaza by the Catskill Creek, this light airy space includes regional farmers who sell fresh produce and meats, homemade cheeses and artisan breads, organically grown products, flowers, plants and more. Arts and crafts range from paintings and photographs to handmade cards, jewelry, pottery, hand-woven scarves, placemats and rugs, natural soaps and bodycare items, dried floral items, quilts and textiles, woodcrafts and more. “Music at the Market” runs from 10:30am to 1:30pm.
06/24/09 Chatham, NY Chatham Public Library United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 11 Woodbridge Ave., Chatham, NY 12037. A program of colonial music, in honor of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage up the Hudson River and a special event to kick-off the summer reading program. Features singalongs, instrumentals, and joyous harmonies celebrating the music of the 17th and 18th centuries.
06/13/09 Kinderhook, NY Michael Devine Home United States
Time: 9:00 am. Admission: Free. Address: 10 Broad St., Kinderhook, NY. A new venue for live music during the Kinderhook Farmer’s Market – thanks to Michael Devine for hosting the musicians in front of his shop. Come support your local farmers – and local musicians!
06/11/09 Hudson, NY Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society United States
Time: 6:00 pm. Admission: $75.00. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Hudson, NY dock . Be in the Quadricentennial First River Day Celebration on the “Spirit of Hudson” paddleboat! Hundreds of private boats and historic vessels to see. Dinner – Beverages – Period music by Ampersand. The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse glows at sunset with a new lighting 518 828 7884 or 518 822 1014 for reservations
06/09/09 Hudson, NY “Art for Animalkind” at the Red Dot restaurant United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Admission: $100 and up. Address: 321 Warren St., Hudson, NY . This special fundraising event benefits the work of Animalkind. Come enjoy a garden party, bid on fabulous works of art, listen to some tunes, and do your part to help out Animalkind.
06/07/09 Stockbridge, MA Lion’s Den, at the Red Lion Inn United States
Time: 8:30 pm. Admission: No cover charge!. Address: Main Street, Stockbridge, MA. We’ll be playing a mini-set from 8:30-9:00pm as part of an Open Mic evening.
05/30/09 Sand Lake, NY TBA United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Admission: Donation requested.. Age restrictions: All Ages. A celebration of the music and social events of the Civil War era. All day music, crafts, displays, dancing, reenactments, and a music jam with Allen Brenner & Jed Marum, and house tours. Ampersand plays a set at 1pm.
05/23/09 Olivebridge, NY Ashokan Center United States
Time: 11:00 am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge, NY. A sampling of Civil War tunes from our recently-released CD, “Hard Tack and Home Fires.” We’ll be playing as part of a wonderful weekend-long living history event filled with music, reenactments, workshops, and crafts. Daily rate $5.00
04/19/09 Nassau, NY Nassau Free Library United States
Time: 2:00 pm. Admission: Free. Address: Methodist Church, Route 20, Nassau. In honor of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage up the Hudson River, this is a two-part musical adventure that celebrates the music of the sea and river. The first segment is a 45-minute program designed for children ages 5 and up, in which we will share with them a number of songs and stories. Children who would like to learn a song or two will perform with us during the second part of the program. The second segment is a one-hour family concert, beginning at 3pm, with music from the Colonial tradition, again focusing on the impact of the river and seafaring on the lives of every day people of the colonial era. To sign up for the workshop portion, please call the Library at (518) 766-2715.
03/17/09 Halfmoon, NY Halfmoon Senior Citizens Center United States
Time: 12:30 pm. Address: Lower Newtown Road, Halfmoon, NY. A celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, in conjunction with a luncheon held at this nutrition site. We will perform some Irish songs, a few sing-alongs, and instrumentals from the Irish-American tradition.
02/27/09 Kinderhook, NY Kinderhook Public Library United States
Time: 6:30 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 18 Hudson St., Kinderhook, NY 12106. “An American Sampler” – music from the folk and historical American traditions played on modern instruments with lush vocal harmonies. Family-friendly, includes some singalongs!
01/11/09 Norfolk, CT Norfolk Library – Winter concert series United States
Time: 3:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
12/12/08 Kinderhook, NY Kinderhook Library / Candlelight Night United States
Time: 5:30 pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Hello.
12/07/08 Saratoga, NY Saratoga National Park Site – holiday celebration United States
Time: 1:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
12/06/08 Hudson, NY Winterwalk United States
Time: 5:00 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 301 Warren St., Hudson, NY .
10/12/08 Austerlitz, NY Austerlitz Historical Society United States
Time: 11:00 am. Age restrictions: All Ages.
09/20/08 Kinderhook, NY Lindenwald, Martin Van Buren NPS United States
Time: 1:30 pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Harvest Day celebration
09/06/08 Catskill, NY Catskill Farmers Market United States
Time: 10:00 am. Age restrictions: All Ages.
07/08/08 Canaan, NY Canaan Historical Society afternoon concert United States
Time: 12:00 pm.
07/08/08 Austerlitz, NY Blueberry Festival – Austerlitz Historical Society United States
Time: 9:00 am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Related post.

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