Register Now for In-Person Group Instrument Classes!
Classes in Irish Fiddle, Piano Accordion, Ukulele, Guitar, Clawhammer Banjo, and Bluegrass Banjo begin the week of October 4.

MAKE YOUR OWN MUSIC — Starts back up in October!

Upcoming Old Songs Concerts:

In-Person Concert — COVID-19 Safety Policy
PROOF of VACCINATION and MASKS REQUIRED. Limited Capacity. Read more…

All In-Person Concerts will also be streamed to the Old Songs YouTube Channel

Special Thanks to the DanceFlurry Organization for making our Concert Live-Streams possible.

The Old Songs Concert Series is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.


Saturday, October 16 at 7:30 pm EDT

Windborne is a group of vocal chameleons who specialize in close harmony singing, shifting effortlessly between drastically different styles of traditional music within the same concert. Their musical knowledge spans many continents and cultures, but they remain deeply rooted in American folk-singing traditions. Lynn Mahoney Rowan, Will Thomas Rowan, Lauren Breunig, and Jeremy Carter-Gordon share a vibrant energy onstage— their connection to each other and to the music is clearly evident. They educate as they entertain, telling stories about the music and explaining the characteristics and stylistic elements of the traditions in which they sing.

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In-Person Concert — COVID-19 Safety Policy: PROOF of VACCINATION and MASKS REQUIRED. Limited Capacity. Read more…

The concert will be held in-person at the Old Songs building and streamed on the Old Songs YouTube Channel. No Refunds.

Old Songs: From the Vault

Next Broadcast: Sunday, October 17 at 6 pm EDT 

Every Third Sunday of the month at 6 pm EDT 
with Encore broadcasts at 11 pm EDT and the following Wednesday at noon EDT

Old Songs, in collaboration with Ron Olesko’s Folk Music Notebook, is pleased to present Old Songs: From the Vault, an internet radio program hosted by Chris Koldewey on Folk Music Notebook. This program brings you music from Old Songs CDs and recordings made at the Dutch Barn and the Main Stage of the Old Songs Festival at the Altamont fairgrounds over the past 39 years.

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Reggie Harris
Saturday, October 30 at 7:30 pm

Singer/songwriter, storyteller, world-renowned song-leader, and community builder, Reggie Harris is a powerful interpreter of the global historical narrative and is recognized in educational and historical circles for focusing millions on the important role of music in the Underground Railroad, the modern Civil Rights Movements and in the discourse of issues and events in everyday life.…

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John Kirk & Trish Miller
Saturday, November 6 at 7:30 pm

John Kirk & Trish Miller present fiery fiddle tunes, folksongs, and fancy footwork to audiences of all ages. John’s lyric voice, good sense of humor, and versatile instrumental skills — fiddle, mandolin, and several other instruments — have earned him widespread recognition in folk and traditional music circles. Trish is best known for her clogging, guitar, and…

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The Old Songs Concert Series is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.

MAKE YOUR OWN MUSIC — Starts back up in October!



3rd Monday of the Month (Oct.–May)
African Drum Class: 7:00 pm African drumming with instructor John Dickson. Drums are provided. $15 class fee


1st Wednesday of the Month
Open Mic: 7:30 pm Sign up to perform 15 minutes. with 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 Schrauf. $5 class fee

4th Wednesday of the Month (Oct.–May)
Contra Dance Tunes: 7:30 pm Build your skills and dance tune repertoire. Led by Ray Kottke. Recommended $5 donation

Missed a Concert? Watch them here! 

The Annual Appeal for Old Songs

None of our programs would be possible without the tireless work of the artists, and your support. Your gift to the Old Songs Annual Fund benefits these programs and enables us to continue presenting the music you love while providing you with new musical experiences which no doubt you will come to love. We thank all of you who have provided financial support in the past or given of your time as a volunteer, and hope you are able once again to donate to Old Songs. Read more…


Old Songs, Inc. is funded in part by a Humanities New York CARES Grant with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the federal CARES Act

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

Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 11 am–4 pm.
PO Box 466 • 37 South Main Street • Voorheesville, NY 12186-0466
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