The West Kortright Centre is known near and far for its outstanding (and outstandingly diverse) performance series. The concert season runs from Memorial Day through late October.
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Among many others, we have hosted composers John Cage, Meredith Monk, and Peter Schickele; poets Allen Ginsberg, Sekou Sundiata, and Hayden Carruth; bluegrass, country, and roots musicians Rhonda Vincent, J.D. Crowe, Claire Lynch, Mary Gauthier, Linda & Robin Williams, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams and The Seldom Scene; traditional musicians Queen Ida and her Zydeco Band, Solas, Fairfield Four, Väsen, Karan Casey, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and Beau Soleil; jazz and funk virtuosos Jack DeJohnette, Teddy Wilson, Mulgrew Miller, Karrin Allyson, Sonny Fortune, Catherine Russell, and Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings; folk musicians Greg Brown, Leo Kottke, Amos Lee, Odetta, Iris DeMent, Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Loudon Wainwright III, Leon Redbone, Sam Baker, and Richie Havens; blues standouts Mose Allison, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, John Hammond, The Holmes Brothers, James Cotton, Maria Muldaur, Olu Dara, Pinetop Perkins, and Junior Wells; crossover musicians The Roches, Nellie McKay, and Lake Street Dive. Some of the artists from distant places and traditions who have brought the world to our remote farm valley include Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Luciana Souza, DakhaBrakha, Mamadou Diabate, The Skatalites, Vieux Farka Touré, Hazmat Modine, Simon Shaheen, Red Baraat and Eva Salina.