Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Ellicottville Americana Folk Art & Music Fair July 18 & 19
The Rotary Club of Ellicottville, Foundation for Youth presents the Americana Folk Art and Music Fair, a concert at HolidayValley on Sunday July 19th. This family event with Arts, music and food will be the music event of the year in this pristine setting in front of Tannebaum Lodge.
The gates open at 11:00 AM for this outdoor interactive Bluegrass and Roots Music Fair.
The concert features:
Homemade Jam, Mountain Run Bluegrass with Doug Yeomans, The Doerfels and Tom Wilson's Lee Osmond will start promptly at noon.
The Doerfels are national recording artists, who have appeared on NPR and are recognized as a major young talent. The band composed of five permanent members ranging in age from 13 through 20 is often joined by others from this family of 10 children. Their upbeat bluegrass music will have the crowd on their feet for the entire performance.
Making a special appearance from north of the border is Tom Wilson with his new band, Lee Osmond. This is one of Canada's super groups. This band has a unique roots sound blending country, jazz and rock. Their musical talent and incredible stage presence will leave you in awe.
Mountain Run Bluegrass with Guitarist of the year Doug Yoemans is one of Western NY's favorites. This band will take you on a special journey with their brand of traditional Bluegrass.
"Homemade Jam" with Pete Boberg features pedal steel wiz Gene Hiltz. Their music is described as "Smooth oldies and country cozies" with incredible vocals from Liz Boberg.
This is not just a concert as numerous "In the crowd" musicians and artisans will be on hand to make this day one to remember for you and your family.
Tickets are only $10 in advance and $15 at the gate and can be purchased by calling 699-8758 or at HolidayValley at 699-2000 or many other outlets in Ellicottville. Kids under 12 accompanied by parents are free.
Mark your calendar & bring your lawn chair and dancing shoes, as this is a date you will not want to miss.
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