Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Clifton-Fine Summer Music Series

clifton fine summer music seriesThe Cultural Arts Committee of the Clifton-Fine Economic Development Corp has announced the 19th Annual Clifton-Fine Summer Music Series.

All shows are funded through grant awards and individual donors, to bring free, live music to the Clifton-Fine region of the Adirondacks. Free concerts include:

Contra Dance – Friday, July 5th – 6:30 – 8:30 pm – Cranberry Lake Pavilion (behind Community Center). Featuring the music of Rick Kovacs and his crew with caller Bob Nicholson.

Crackin’ Foxy – Friday, July 19th – 7 pm – Wanakena Gazebo Green.  A Saranac Lake based ensemble inspired by early 1930s swing, Hawaiin, and Gypsy Jazz music.

Shakespeare in the Park – Sunday, July 28th – 4 pm – Wanakena Gazebo Green. The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts Summer Theater Festival presents Macbeth: William Shakespeare’s haunting phantasmagoria of a once-noble warrior and their soulmate, whose shared lust for power leads to a downward spiral of violence, obsession, madness, and horror. Cast TBD. Directed by Jayson Grigsby.

Planet Zydeco – Friday, August 2nd – 7 pm – Wanakena Gazebo Green. Captures the essence of traditional rural-style accordion-driven dance music as it is played in zydeco clubs and dance halls in southwest Louisiana today.

Rick and the Ramblers – Friday, August 23rd – 7 pm – Wanakena Gazebo Green. High energy western swing band from Vermont. Entertaining and danceable trip back a simpler, more musical day. Each of the Ramblers is an excellent musician in his or her own right. Together Rick & The Ramblers deliver an exceptional musical experience, loaded with laughs, musical memories, surprises and sweet harmonies.

Useless Cans – Saturday, September 14th – 7 pm – Wanakena Gazebo Green. A gypsy/folk/swing band consisting of Dylan Perrillo on big bass, Bobby Davis on guitar, and Julia Posin on the vocals and washboard. From Albany.

All events are free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring a chair, drinks, ect.

More information is available online.

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