Old Songs welcomes Joy Bennett as our new Executive Director

Effective September 2018, our founder, Executive Director and guiding spirit, Andy Spence, is turning over the reins of the organization to Joy Bennett. After an extensive search and evaluation process, Joy was the unanimous choice of the Old Songs Board of Directors and Andy. Andy will continue with as Executive Director Emeritus and advisor to the Board of Directors and to Joy.

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Register Now for Fall Instrument Classes. Classes start in October.


Sunday, September 23, at 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrate Donna’s Birthday with an Old Songs Mini-Festival!

Join us for all or part of the day.

with Lyn Hardy & The Cupcakes, Gretchen Koehler & Max Cohen, Chanterelle, Rare Spirits, author Jane Yolen & 3 Ravens, Mist Covered Mountains, and Fennig’s All-Stars with caller Paul Rosenberg.

Schedule

  • 2:00—Lyn Hardy & The Cupcakes
  • 2:40—Gretchen Koehler & Max Cohen
  • 3:20—Chanterelle
  • 4:00—Rare Spirits
  • 4:40—Jane Yolen & 3 Ravens
  • 5:30—Potluck & Cake
  • 6:40—Mist Covered Mountains
  • 7:30—Dance with Fennig’s All Stars, and caller Paul Rosenberg

Purchase Tickets Online (no added fees):

Or contact Old Songs to reserve: (518) 765-2815 or sales@oldsongs.org
Refunds are not available for this event.


Friday, October 12, at 7:30 pm

Old Songs welcomes back world-renowned Indian classical musician Ustad Shafaat Khan. His unique concert presentations include Indian classical/folk music on Sitar, Tabla and vocal, Sufi inspired compositions, and a multi-cultural fusion ranging from western classical, jazz, and rock, to pop, flamenco, and African rhythms. MusicalBeats.net

Purchase Tickets Online (no added fees):

Or contact Old Songs to reserve: (518) 765-2815 or sales@oldsongs.org
Refunds are not available for this event.


Friday, October 26, at 7:30 pm

Andrea Beaton is a powerful Cape Breton fiddler, composer and stepdancer. Hailing from two of Cape Breton’s most renowned musical families, she charms crowds all over the globe with her music, which is both true to her roots and strongly individual. andreabeaton.com

Troy MacGillivray, the multi-talented, multi-award winning instrumentalist from Nova Scotia, is known for his ability to unearth the lesser-played but great tunes of respected composers. troymacgillivray.com

Purchase Tickets Online (no added fees):

Or contact Old Songs to reserve: (518) 765-2815 or sales@oldsongs.org
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

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 (Sept.–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


The Annual Fund Appeal for Old Songs

As we start the new year, this is a good time to remember those activities and organizations that enrich our lives, help us remember, and give us hope for the future. Read more…


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
(518) 765-2815 • Fax: (518) 655-0061 •
oldsongs@oldsongs.org