The Annual Fund Appeal for Old Songs

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Saturday, December 2, at 7:00 pm

with caller: Jeff Walker

1st Saturday of the Month (November–May)

Fun, simple dances from the U.S. and around the world. For every age and ability. All dances will be taught and will include circles, contras and squares. Yummy desert potluck during intermission.

$8 per person, children 12 & under are free

In partner with Homespun Occasions


Saturday, December 9, at 7:30 pm

with John Roberts, Lisa Preston & John Kirk

A program of songs and carols of the Christmas story and midwinter celebrations from England, Wales, and Spain, all in English translations. Performing will be John Roberts on hurdy-gurdy, concertinas and vocals; Lisa Preston on baroque triple harp, celtic harp and piano; and John Kirk on violin, viola, mandolin and vocals.

Tickets: $20 Online Only, $22 at the Door (or by Phone)
$5 Children age 12 & under

Eventbrite

Or call Old Songs to reserve: (518) 765-2815.
If online tickets sellout, they may still be available from Old Songs.
Refunds are not available for this event.


Saturday, January 6, 2018, at 7:00 pm

with caller: Fern Bradley

1st Saturday of the Month (November–May)

Fun, simple dances from the U.S. and around the world. For every age and ability. All dances will be taught and will include circles, contras and squares. Yummy desert potluck during intermission.

$8 per person, children 12 & under are free

In partner with Homespun Occasions


Saturday, January 27, 2018, at 7:30 pm

A benefit for the 2018 Festival featuring the Landfill Mountain Boys, Alien Folklife, Bob Altschuler & Friends, Chuck Oakes, Ron Gordon’s Uke Troop and more.

Tickets: $23 Online Only, $25 at the Door (or by Phone)
$5 Children age 12 & under

Eventbrite

Or call Old Songs to reserve: (518) 765-2815.
If online tickets sellout, they may still be available from Old Songs.
Refunds are not available for this event.


MAKE YOUR OWN MUSIC

MONDAYS

3rd Monday of the Month (Sept.–June)
African Drum Class: 7:00 pm
African drumming with instructor John Dickson. Drums are provided. $15
November’s Drum class will be on the 4th Monday, 11/27

WEDNESDAYS

1st Wednesday of the Month
Open Mic: 7:30 pm
Sign up to perform 15 minutes. Kate Blain, MC. $3

3rd Wednesday of the Month
Traditional Irish Slow Session: 7:30 pm
Play traditional Irish music with others. Led by Hilary Scrauf. $4

4th Wednesday of the Month (Oct.–May)
Contra Dance Tunes: 7:30 pm
Build your skills and dance tune repertoire. Led by Ray Kottke. $3

SUNDAYS

2nd Sunday of the Month (Oct.–May)
Pickin’ & Singin’ Gatherin’: 1–4 pm
A singin-a-round for the whole family. pickingandsinging.org

 


Old Songs, Inc. is a not-for-profit, educational, 501(c)3 corporation

Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 am–4 pm.
PO Box 466 • 37 South Main Street • Voorheesville, NY 12186-0466
(518) 765-2815 • Fax: (518) 655-0061 •
oldsongs@oldsongs.org



Old Songs events are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.