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August 2017

Steve Riley & Racines

August 11, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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$11 - $24

This French Music supergroup draws its inspiration from the music of southwest Louisiana and pays tribute to its pioneers with classic Cajun, Creole, zydeco, and swamp blues songs.

Each band member is an acclaimed musician in his own right; seeing them perform together as Racines is a rare treat!

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September 2017

The Rahim AlHaj Trio

September 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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$11 - $24

Iraqi oud virtuoso and composer Rahim AlHaj perfectly blends traditional and contemporary music with breathtaking skill and emotion. Joined by santour maestro Sourena Sefati and Palestinian-American Arabic percussion master Issa Malluf, this 2-time Grammy nominee translates the haunting sorrow, joy, angst, passion, and determination that he has experienced and witnessed in his lifelong struggle against injustice — as an Iraqi, a political refugee, and now as an American citizen—into soulful and passionate music.

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Ranky Tanky

September 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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$11 - $27

With influences of jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, this Charleston, South Carolina-based quintet’s repertoire is built on re-imagined arrangements of playful game songs, ecstatic shouts, heartbreaking spirituals, and delicate lullabies from the centuries-old Gullah tradition of America's southeastern Sea Islands, where geographical isolation has helped sustain treasured West African traditions and ways of life for generations.

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October 2017

Frisson

October 22, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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$11 - $17

A nine-piece chamber ensemble featuring NYC’s finest young classical musicians, Frisson showcases a myriad of rarely-performed masterworks. Listen and enjoy as Frisson expands and contracts into a variety of ensembles, including quintets, sextets, and a small chamber orchestra.

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November 2017

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

November 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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$8 - $15

We’ll close out the season with a wonderful blend of entertainment and education. Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is one of America’s premier Spanish dance companies. Four artists—two dancers, a singer, and a guitarist—will present a lecture-demonstration program in colorful traditional costumes. Discover the intricacies of flamenco, its cultural history, and details of the varied instruments involved in the art form. Audience participation will be a vital aspect of the show, which ends with a Q & A and will be…

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March 2018

Annual Membership Gathering

Sunday, March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Greenane Farms, 196 County Highway 10
Meridale, NY 13806 United States
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$25

Please join us for mid-winter drinks, food, conversation, and the all-important business of being a member of The West Kortright Centre!

WKC Members only!

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May 2018

LADAMA

Sunday, May 27 @ 8:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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(Latinx contemporary music)
Blending Pan-American traditional music with soul, R&B, and pop, the group creates a sonic experience through which we can view our future as a world that communicates across continents and cultures with sound and story.
Their recently released album hit #1 on both the iTunes & Amazon Latin charts.

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June 2018

Community Celebration of Martha’s Retirement

Saturday, June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Let the Great Retirement Rumpus Begin!
Join us in celebrating Martha Van Burek & her 31 years as our glorious Executive Director!

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Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

Saturday, June 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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$12 - $30

“A powerhouse country, blues, gospel and honky tonk”—Wall Street Journal.

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Choir! Choir! Choir!

Saturday, June 16 @ 8:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Choir! Choir! Choir! exists to celebrate music and push the boundaries between practice and performance, artist and audience. They take a non-traditional approach...the audience is the choir! Just show up and they’ll teach you an original arrangement to a song you love, offering the proven benefits and good feelings that singing can bring, with the ultimate side effect: a powerful community.
“Choir! Choir! Choir! has fashioned a profound way for people to connect and interact”—The New Yorker.

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WKC Summer Solstice Party at Wayside Cider

Thursday, June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wayside Cider, 55 Redden Lane
Andes, NY 13731 United States
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Join us to celebrate the Summer Solstice at Wayside Cider in Andes, home of small batch, Catskills-made fine mountain cider!
Featuring a taco dinner on the outdoor grill, live music by The Package, and a cash bar.

Reservations appreciated. $25 (dinner & music)

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Sam Baker

Saturday, June 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Sparse, literary songs from the highly acclaimed Texas troubadour.

"Simultaneously beautiful and broken…Sam Baker is an artist worth waiting for"—NPR All Things Considered.
"The Bard of the Workaday World"—Wall Street Journal.

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July 2018

Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble: Cellular Songs Concert

Saturday, July 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Considered one of the most significant creator/performers of the past fifty years and a pioneer of “extended vocal technique,” “site-specific,” and “interdisciplinary” performance, Monk’s groundbreaking exploration of the voice as an instrument has expanded the boundaries of musical composition by creating landscapes of sound. 

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Gala Dance Under the Stars with Ginkgoa

Saturday, July 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Outdoor dance party with a live vintage swing-infused electronic band!

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Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

Saturday, July 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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An internationally acclaimed musician, Jane Bunnett is known for her creative integrity, improvisational daring and courageous artistry. Her exploration of Afro-Cuban melodies expresses the universality of music and her ability to embrace and showcase the rhythms and culture of Cuba has been groundbreaking.

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August 2018

Shakespeare in the Valley: Much Ado About Nothing

Saturday, August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until August 4, 2018

West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Join us to celebrate the talents of youth and William Shakespeare at the 31st Annual WKC Shakespeare in the Valley!
Performance & Picnic: Friday 8/3 & Saturday 8/4

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Science Around the House with The Dirtmeister

Thursday, August 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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As the name suggests, this show takes a wild and wacky look at some of the science that takes place in and around the home. Using some “Dirt Cheap” materials such as coffee cans, soda bottles, mixing bowls, and even a toilet plunger, The Dirtmeister leads the audience on an exploration of the science behind gravity, air pressure, and sound. All experiments are 100% safe and participants are encouraged to try them at home!
This event is a fundraiser for The WKC. Admission is by donation. (Suggested donation $5–$10+ per person)

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Vieux Farka Touré

Sunday, August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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One of Africa’s most dazzling guitarists plays a blend of Malian blues, praise song, funk, reggae, and rock.

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