Forward into Light

Sunday, May 14, at 7:00 pm

Caffè Lena
47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, NY

Featuring performers: Dan Duggan, Peggy Lynn, Annie Rosen, Bill Spence, Toby Stover, and George Wilson

With enlightening narrative, and songs that women sang during the suffrage movement between 1848 and 1920, this dynamic 50 minute performance tells the story of the New York women who worked to reform the inequality of women in the new America. From Lucinda Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B Anthony to Harriet Stanton Blatch, Carrie Chapman Catt, Inez Milholland and Alice Paul the story of the most innovative and successful non-violent civil rights reform was waged over 72 years. forwardintolight.oldsongs.org

Produced, directed and compiled by Andy Spence. An Old Songs Production. © 2017 Old Songs, Inc.

Tickets: $25; $22 member; $12.50 student & child


Saturday, June 3, at 8:00 pm

Presented by the Catskill Mountain Foundation
at the Doctorow Center for the Arts
7970 Main St., Hunter, NY

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. forwardintolight.oldsongs.org

Produced, directed and compiled by Andy Spence. An Old Songs Production. © 2016 Old Songs, Inc.

Tickets Purchased Ahead: $25; $20 seniors; $7 students
(Book-ahead ticket prices good up to 5 hours before the performance)
Tickets Purchased at the Door: $30; $25 seniors; $7 students


Tuesday, June 13, at 7:00 pm

New Scotland Historical Society
7 Old New Salem Rd., Voorheesville, NY

Featuring performers: Dan Duggan, Peggy Lynn, Annie Rosen, Bill Spence, Toby Stover, and George Wilson

With enlightening narrative, and songs that women sang during the suffrage movement between 1848 and 1920, this dynamic 50 minute performance tells the story of the New York women who worked to reform the inequality of women in the new America. From Lucinda Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B Anthony to Harriet Stanton Blatch, Carrie Chapman Catt, Inez Milholland and Alice Paul the story of the most innovative and successful non-violent civil rights reform was waged over 72 years. forwardintolight.oldsongs.org

Produced, directed and compiled by Andy Spence. An Old Songs Production. © 2017 Old Songs, Inc.

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Friday, June 23, at 4:00 pm

Old Songs Folk Festival
Altamont, NY

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. forwardintolight.oldsongs.org

Produced, directed and compiled by Andy Spence. An Old Songs Production. © 2016 Old Songs, Inc.

Friday Festival Tickets: $40; $35 senior; $25 student or youth


Sunday, July 16, at 3:00 pm

Presented by the The Jefferson Historical Society
at the Maple Museum, 
221 Creamery St., Jefferson, NY

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. forwardintolight.oldsongs.org

Produced, directed and compiled by Andy Spence. An Old Songs Production. © 2016 Old Songs, Inc.


Saturday, July 22

Presented by the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House
Rochester, NY

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. forwardintolight.oldsongs.org

Produced, directed and compiled by Andy Spence. An Old Songs Production. © 2016 Old Songs, Inc.


Saturday, November 11, at 7:30 pm

Sand Lake Center for the Arts
2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY

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. forwardintolight.oldsongs.org

Produced, directed and compiled by Andy Spence. An Old Songs Production. © 2016 Old Songs, Inc.



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