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Holiday Hoot – December 7, 2013

Holiday Hoot  -  Howland Cultural Center, Beacon  -  December 7, 2013 This was a community cultural affair, with a whole menu of musical and spoken performances; the Howland Cultural Center is ground zero for the Beacon arts community.  Chris Ruhe … Continue reading

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The Ebony Hillbillies – August 19, 2013

The Ebony Hillbillies  -  Slattery Park, The Bronx  -  August 19, 2013 Somehow this group got booked into Slattery Park for 10:30 AM on a Monday morning!   A serious chat with the booking agent is called for.  I was the … Continue reading

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Busking Seattle – August 2-3, 2013

Busking Seattle  -  August 2-3, 2013 The area around Pike Place Market in Seattle is a natural hub for that city’s busker community.  In addition to musicians of various ilk, other forms of entertainment were proffered, including the guy I … Continue reading

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Carolina Chocolate Drops – June 23, 2012

Carolina Chocolate Drops  -  New Haven Green  -  June 23, 2012 This is the second dynamite concert of the International Festival of Arts and Ideas.  Opening band Caravan of Thieves, gypsy-swing oriented, was cool enough placeholder, giving me time to … Continue reading

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Pete Seeger – October 10, 2009

Pete Seeger  -  Vassar College  -  October 10, 2009 Now here is a true giant of a legend, so no way I’m passing up this chance.  Outdoors in front of the Vassar College chapel on a sunny but brisk afternoon.  … Continue reading

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