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UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, May 27 - Sunday, May 29

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Friday, June 24 - Sunday, June 26

Old Songs is a family-friendly festival of folk, traditional, Celtic and world music and dance, known for its relaxed atmosphere, interactive sessions and workshops, hands-on experience and participatory nature. In addition to three concerts there are 120 daytime workshops given by performers. Also featured are a juried craft show, food and instrument vendors, and a well-run children’s activity area.

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The Old Songs Production of “Down With The Rent,” The Anti-Rent Rebellion of New York State, presented ten concerts in our local area this year. It was very rewarding to hear comments about the show ranging from “I didn’t know that history,” to “the concert was very entertaining”.
Sunday, July 24, at 2:00 pm

The Anti-Rent Rebellion of New York

A concert of New York State’s hidden history in a performance of authentic songs and stories written and sung by Anti-Rent protestors in the 1840s. antirent.oldsongs.org

This FREE event* is presented by The Jefferson Historical Society at

The Maple Museum
221 Creamery Street
Jefferson, NY 12093

Reception to Follow.

Donations to the Maple Museum Restoration Fund are welcome. Visit The Jefferson Historical Society on Facebook!

* This event has been made possible in part with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the NYS Council on the Arts, administered in Greene County by the Greene County


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Friday, November 18, at 7:30 pm
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The American Women’s Suffrage Movement in New York State in Song & Story

Two performances, Friday & Saturday, November 18 & 19 at 7:30.

Featuring performers: Greg Artzner, Dan Duggan, Terry Leonino, Peggy Lynn, Annie Rosen, Bill Spence, Toby Stover, Susan Trump and George Wilson

Music on piano, guitar, bass, hammered dulcimer, harmonica and concertina.

A concert of New York State’s hidden history in a performance of authentic songs used to persuade, rally and celebrate as sung by women and men during the American Women’s Suffrage Movement. Songs which range from humorous to poignant, from strident marches to hymns, and popular parlor songs. Through historical narrative and the songs we will tell the story of how American women won the right to vote in 1917 in New York, and 1920 in the nation.

Produced, directed and compiled by Andy Spence

© 2016 Old Songs, Inc.

Tickets: $23
$5 Children age 12 & under

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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 NIGHTS

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

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

2nd Wednesday (Sept.–May)
Contra Dance Tunes: 7:00 pm
Build your skills and dance tune repertoire. with Terri Lukačko. $3

3rd Monday (Sept.–May)
African Drum Class: 7:00 pm
African drumming with instructor John Dickson. $15

3rd Wednesday (Sept.–June)
Traditional Irish Slow Session: 7:30 pm
Play traditional Irish music with others. with Hilary Scrauf. $4

4th Sunday (Sept.–June)
Sunday 4 Poetry: 3:00 pm
Poetry Open Mic with guest poets. Donation

4th Wednesday (Sept.–May)
Aussie Bush Band Jam: 7:00 pm
Play tunes from Down Under. with Terri Lukačko. $3


The Annual Appeal for Old Songs Inc.

To help Old Songs maintain our quality programming for another year, we ask for your support of whatever amount you feel comfortable giving. And please don’t be a stranger… join us in 2016 for a class, workshop, concert, dance, or festival: Black Creek Fiddler’s Reunion, May 27, 28, 29 and the Old Songs Festival, June 24, 25, 26.


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

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.