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Mazel Tov Cocktail Party Premiere Performances Explode with Good Vibes and Great Energy!

David Krakauer assembled an international all-star cast of high-octane musicians for his newest band, Mazel Tov Cocktail Party. The project was conceived and developed with his principal collaborator – pianist-composer Kathleen Tagg – in multiple extended Hill and Hollow Music … Continue reading

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Shining Performance by Kathryn Sloat

Kathryn Sloat’s harp concert was pure delight. Her program had the theme “Moon and Stars” and was performed outdoors on the lawn of Weatherwatch Farm on a lovely summer solstice evening. It was an adventurous program, challenging and bold, and … Continue reading

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Upcoming in 2021-2022

Thank you for checking in here! Some great live music is coming your way soon!! We have planned several outdoor concerts this summer, and hope to be back in our regular indoor venues by autumn. An exciting array of artists … Continue reading

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Virtual House Concert Celebrates CD-Release

We had three streams over Thanksgiving Weekend of a “virtual house concert” by our favorite Hall of Fame fiddler Gretchen Koehler and her dynamic jazz piano partner Daniel Kelly to celebrate the release of their new CD “Live from Hill … Continue reading

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Great Pianism Up Close and Personal

Israeli pianist Alon Goldstein gave solo recitals at Weatherwatch Farm on three consecutive days.  Because of safety concerns during the pandemic, attendance was limited to only 12 masked guests at each performance. It was truly amazing to have an extremely … Continue reading

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Plein Air Performance at Weatherwatch Farm

The blended sonorities of Patti McCarty’s lush dark viola and Bill Zito’s crystalline ringing guitar are gorgeous!  They have been playing together for a couple of years and have achieved an intense musical rapport.  Perched together quite snug on an … Continue reading

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Blazing New Grooves: Trad Music meets Jazz!

We were very happy to be invited to participate in “Curbside at Harborside,” the eclectic drive-in concert series curated by Benjamin Pomerance. An empty parking lot behind the train station becomes a happening place every Saturday night throughout the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Everyone Has a Front Row Seat with Concert Stream

We have been heartbroken having to cancel one concert after another, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, not just for our personal deprivation of live music performance, but especially for the musicians whose work and livelihoods have all but disappeared. We … Continue reading

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CD Launch Party Rocks

We drew an SRO crowd for the French-Canadian traditional music duo Nicolas Babineau and Alexis Chartrand. This was a celebration held at the Saranac Fire Hall to launch their new recording and it was a great big fun event! Titled … Continue reading

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At the Peak of their Powers

There is something to be said about musical maturity and the way that a lifetime of experience deepens one’s perceptions and expressions. Arturo Delmoni, Patricia McCarty, Julia Lichten, and David Geber are four superb musicians of a “certain age” who … Continue reading

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