LIBERTY, NY — As part of its annual concert series, Shandelee Music Festival (SMF) has conducted an Outreach program that has presented over 75 concerts who do not have an opportunity to attend a live classical performance. This year’s Outreach took place at the Care Center at Sunset Lake (formerly the Sullivan County Adult Care Center).
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LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY: — To close out the celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Shandelee Music Festival (SMF) will welcome back pianist Sara Davis Buechner, who has been both a teacher and a performer at Shandelee, performing with the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players String Quartet on Saturday, August 18 at 8 p.m.
WURTSBORO, NY — On Friday, August 17 at 7 p.m., the Friends of the Mamakating Library will present Big Sky Productions in “Women on Fire,” at the Mamaka-ting Town Hall, 2948 Rte. 209. The play, written by Irene O’Garden, will be performed as a reading by four actresses.
CALLICOON, NY — The Western Ballroom will present the renowned Eilen Jewell Band, in a stop on their world tour, on Sunday, August 19. Singer songwriter Cliff Westfall will open the concert with his award-winning new releases. Jewell will be joined by her long-time road band of Jerry “cold-blooded” Miller, Shawn Supra and Jason Beek.
HONESDALE, PA — The T Sisters, a folk/Americana group will perform at The Cooperage on Saturday, August 25, at 7:30 p.m. The T Sisters are a genuine sister group based in the creative hub of Oakland, CA. The group comprises big sister Erika (guitar, vocals) and twins Rachel (guitar, banjo, vocals) and Chloe Tietjen (percussion, vocals).
With only 365 days to go to the big 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music & Art Fair, aka Woodstock, some aficionados may already be champing at the bit to get started on some activities that give them a bit of advance Woodstock flavor.
There are scads of reasons to love my job. Among them are the incredible opportunities I have to attend a wide variety of fantastic events being held at any given moment, scattered throughout the Upper Delaware River region.
Truth be told, I did not want to go see “Fiddler on the Roof” at the Forestburgh Playhouse last week. I mean, let’s face it- the internationally acclaimed musical, written by the incomparable team of Joseph Stein, (book) Jerry Bock, (lyrics) and Sheldon Harnick (lyrics) has been done.
Honesdale is a town fueled by the old and the new, tradition and change.
SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — The Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop will be staging a unique and wildly theatrical musical, “Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe,” starting on Friday, August 10 and running through August 19 at the Rivoli Theatre in South Fallsburg.