“The Alexander Quartet is destined for greatness,” says the Guardian (U.K.); their concerts make you “live through the music and rejoice with the performers in risks successfully taken.” Overflowing with emotion and sheer joy for playing, along with acute discipline and a tight sense of unity, it’s no wonder that the Alexander String Quartet has earned a place among the world’s premiere ensembles.Find out more »
GREG BROWN, with his signature rumbling baritone voice, is widely considered to be one of the foremost living folk musicians of his generation.
“Mr. Brown's music provides a stark, unself-consciously literary tour of off-road Americana.” — New York Times
“A wickedly sharp observer of the human condition.” — Rolling Stone
Nellie McKay is part cabaret, part sparkly pop mixed with a cutting wit and a sharply tuned social conscience.
“Supremely gifted, charming, and darkly funny”—The Washington Post.Find out more »
The most distinguished a cappella gospel group working today.
The Fairfield Four carries on a tradition begun at their Nashville church in 1921, continuously passing the torch to new standard-bearers.
(And the current configuration is the best yet!)
February 2016 Grammy award-winner and January 2016 offBeat Magazine’s Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Song of the Year (for “Boneyard”), and Best Piano/Keyboardist.
“Expert mix of strutting party-starters and beseeching soul anthems, sung in an agreeably raspy voice”—The New York Times.Find out more »
Traditional mountain music with modern singer-songwriter sensibilities.
"From songs that explore independence and urban adventure to timeless themes of love and loss, Della Mae brings acoustic grit and twang to town with no apologies"—Bluegrass Journal.Find out more »
“She aces the tightrope walk of songbook reverence and jazz-vocal breeziness that often proves elusive”—New York Times.Find out more »
One of Rolling Stone’s “10 New Artists You Need To Know”:
“Modern-day Buddy Holly plus Dwight Yoakam divided by the Mavericks…Think-y, soulful lyrics paired with a beat you can dance to.” —Rolling Stone
Accomplished dancer, versatile vocalist, songwriter, and captivating performer Emeline Michel is the reigning Queen of Haitian Song.
“The dancing ambassador with a voice serene and warm like the breeze” —The New York Times.
Young People’s Theater Arts Workshops’ Shakespeare, Costume Design, and Technical Theater workshops present a fully staged production, preceded by a performance by the Intro to Acting workshop participants. Performances on July 29 & 30. Rain date: July 31. Plus, a community picnic!
Co-sponsored by Clark Companies, Frank Lumia Real Estate Plus, and NYCM Insurance
Lauded for its “down-home melodies and exuberant improvisation” (The Times, London) the Hot Club sets up camp “at that crossroads where country meets jazz and chases the blues away” (The Independent).Find out more »
These Tuvan throat singing masters subtly infuse their songs with western elements, creating a unique style that is fresh and new, yet true to their musical heritage.Find out more »
"Exquisitely-arranged, literary-minded, baroque folk-pop"
Join us for our Annual Labor Day Extravaganza!
•Foot-stompin’ music and entertainment.
•Pie eating contest
•Scrumptious foods made from fresh local products
•Group art show
•Shop a huge silent auction and rummage sale of antiques, goods, and services to benefit The WKC
•Lots of kid-friendly games and activities
•Hands-on Experimental Technology & Sound tent
•Shop for one-of-a-kind items from our favorite local vendors
Rain or shine!!
This landmark project marries Dziga Vertov's 1929 silent masterpiece, The Man with a Movie Camera, with the Voxare Quartet's ingenuity, musical prowess, and aesthetic sensibilities to create an unforgettable and unique experience.
“With rustic melodies made edgy through piquant harmonies, and in passages of turbulent mechanical chugging, the music neatly corresponded to Vertov’s jumpy barrage of images. The members of the quartet, seated in darkness to one side of the stage, played with precision and passion”—The New York Times.
An enchanting blend of traditional Estonian storytelling, folk music, and experimental electronic soundscapes.
“… bridging minimalism, experimental music and the village entertainment of pre-World War II Europe… giving her musical brand a digital-age twist” — The Washington Post.
With their deliciously quirky blend of cowboy music, exotic dance rhythms, coloratura soprano, surf guitar, Indian, Latin, funk, and rock, Bombay Rickey might be the soundtrack to a Bollywood noir film from the 1960s, or perhaps to a spaghetti western that never existed.Find out more »
"You may come for the jazz: clarinet and horns and swingy rhythms, plus Billie Holliday and Duke Ellington classics. But you'll stay for all the other ingredients in their mélange: fiddles and guitars, bouncy banjo-ukes, weepy country pedal steel, rock-and-roll electric guitar, jug-band kazoo and assorted percussion" —Huffington Post.Find out more »
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