Sunday, May 21, 2023

Saratoga PLAN to present bluegrass concert featuring The Gibson Brothers at Wm. H. Buckley Farm

Bluegrass band, The Gibson Brothers

Saratoga Springs, NY – Get ready to enjoy some foot-stomping bluegrass music while supporting a great cause. Local land trust, Saratoga PLAN (Preserving Land and Nature), will be hosting a bluegrass concert at the historic Wm. H. Buckley Farm on Friday, June 2 to support land conservation efforts in Saratoga County.

Nestled among rolling hills with a view of Ballston Lake against the backdrop of the Green Mountains, the rustic charm of the conserved Wm. H. Buckley Farm promises to be a picturesque setting for music enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

The concert will feature a live performance from The Gibson Brothers, renowned figures in the bluegrass world. They have amassed an impressive collection of accolades with multiple wins for the International Bluegrass Music Association’s prestigious titles such as Entertainer of the Year, Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and Album of the Year.

“What an amazing opportunity to hear the music of The Gibson Brothers performed live on a picturesque farm in Ballston Lake. This is what local conservation is all about. You won’t want to miss it!” said Saratoga PLAN board member Fil Fina III.

The proceeds from this event will go directly towards supporting local land conservation initiatives undertaken by Saratoga PLAN. By attending the Bluegrass Concert, you are actively contributing to the preservation of natural landscapes, farmland, and waterways, ensuring that future generations can enjoy the same wonders and resources as those before them.

Tickets are available now and can be purchased online or at the door on the day of the event. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled evening while supporting a great cause.

Cash bar and food available for purchase from Innovo Food Truck. 

For tickets and event details, please visit:


About Saratoga PLAN:


Saratoga PLAN is a nonprofit land trust that preserves the rural character, natural habitats, and scenic beauty of Saratoga County so that these irreplaceable assets are accessible to all and survive for future generations. PLAN acknowledges that the lands it conserves are located on ancestral homelands of Mohican, Mohawk, and Abenaki people.


PLAN, which stands for preserving land and nature, has helped conserve over 7,000 acres of land in Saratoga County. PLAN helps landowners conserve farmland, woodlands, and natural habitats, and connects people to nature through an extensive trail network, including 12 public nature preserves open for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and nature study. Saratoga PLAN helps communities create plans that balance growth with conservation to sustain the Saratoga Region as a great place to live, work, visit, play and farm. PLAN facilitates community-based conservation by partnering with municipalities to help them accomplish their community’s conservation goals.

For more information, call (518) 587-5554, or visit


Photo at top: The Gibson Brothers. Photo courtesy of Rainmaker Promotions. Photo provided by Saratoga PLAN.

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