Saturday, May 31, 2014

5/31: Strawberry Hill Fiddlers... Sorry - Cancelled.

Due to the iffy weather,  the Strawberry Hill fiddlers moved their concert to their RAIN LOCATION tonight:  Hyde Park Baptist Church on 9G at 7:00 PM.


BUT... at least this caused me to get back on the BLOG and begin to post again after a 18 month absence.

We have a GREAT summer concert season planned:

June 28:  Too Blue     “Dynamic Acoustic Bluegrass that Swings”
July 5:     The Big Band Sound “Favorites from the Big Band Era”   (Sponsored by Millbrook Lions Club)
July 19:   The Greyhounds “Rockabilly, Rhythm & Blues, and Roots Rock 'n' Roll from the 50s and 60s"
Aug 2:     Thunder Ridge “Kickin’ Top 40 Country”
Aug 16:   Lonely Hearts String Band “"Acoustic Bluegrass Quintet Playing Beatles Favorites."
Aug 30:   The Chain Gang “Classic Rock Tribute Band”
Sept 6:    Stolen Heart “Contemporary & Classic Country Music”

Monday, September 17, 2012

Tom Chapin: Returns to Millbrook! Sunday Oct 21

Thanks to a generous grant from the H.W. Wilson Foundation, the Millbrook Arts Group is THRILLED to have Tom Chapin return to Millbrook.    He will be performing at the Millbrook School with friends Jon Cobert & Michael Mark

“Nobody today is writing and performing better kids’ songs than Tom Chapin . . . the Pied Piper of children’s music.”      Parents Magazine

“For music that reaffirms the positive in life, the rewards of family and the wonders of living, go no further than Tom Chapin.”     Princeton Packet

“Warm spirit, infectious humor, and sensitive satiric songs ... one of the great personalities in contemporary folk music.”   New York Times

Need I say more?  This is appropriate for the entire family, young and old.  He sang at the Millbrook band shell a number of years ago, and it was packed!   So I recommend coming early.

Sunday, October 21st at 2:00 PM
Millbrook School Chelsea Morrison Theater
131 Millbrook School Road, Millbrook, NY 12545
Admission is free but there is limited seating. 
Doors open at 1:30 PM.

Note:  Location is at the MILLBROOK SCHOOL... Not the Public HS

Saturday, August 11, 2012

8/11: Tonight's concert... at the Pool!

Rain location time!

Come on out and enjoy Peter Muir, Steve Fabrizio and David Pearl play American and Broadway classics.

The concert will be at the covered pavilion at the Washington Town pool on Rt 44 in Mabbettsville, a few miles east of the village of Millbrook.   (map)  7:00.

See you there!

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Tonight CANCELLED.... (Forget what I said about the pool...)

Due to the expected thunderstorms, we've cancelled tonight's concert.  
- The pool building - rain location -  just won't work out for this size band & lightning... bad mix.   Sorry....    (I thought the tornado would be a good visual...)

Monday, June 11, 2012

Summer 2012! & In case of Rain...

The 2012 Summer concert series is here, with a great line up.

Some new news:  Concerts are going on rain or shine!!! 
  - Shine = Band shell. 
  - Rain = Camp building at the Washington Town pool.  (map)

All concerts are at 7pm except the last concert:

6/30:  Six Stories Told / Second Floor Love Story / Letters to Autumn
   Trio of top local pop bands

7/7:  The Big Band Sound
    Swinging Sounds of the Big Band Sound
    Sponsored by the Millbrook Lions Club

7/21:  Thunder Ridge
     "Kicken' New Country & Country Rock"

8/4:  Shady Rill
      "Folk Music from French Canadian Traditional to Tin Pan Alley"

8/18:  Peter Muir, Steve Fabrizio and David Pearl
      "Favorites from Great American Songwriters"

8/25:  The Meetles
      "NY's most fun Beatles & 60's/70's Tribute Band"
9/8:  Stolen Heart
     5:00 on the Millbrook Village Green 
     "Contemporary and Classic Country Music"

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Romeo & Juliet Tears Millbrook apart! 4/27

Artistically speaking only of course!

MAG is pleased to once again host Boscobel's Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. This is the fourth spring they have been able to visit Millbrook.

The troupe will be presenting workshops and the play to the High School students during the day thanks to grants from the Millbrook Educational Foundation and Berkshire Taconic Foundation. And thanks to our many MAG sponsors, the community gets to experience this great group Friday night and at a great price.

From past experiences, the play is suitable for the whole family. The cast takes time at the end to introduce themselves and answer questions (which the younger kids take advantage of!).

Every year I've walked away thinking, "what a great performance". I'm sure this year will be no difference.

Friday April 27th, 7pm at the Millbrook High School Auditorium. Cost: $10 adults. Students / Seniors are free. Tickets available at the door only.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Sat Feb 11th: Another Night on the Town!

What a great way to spend a wintry Saturday; a little music, a little art, a little lite local restaurant fare and great neighbors. And then go out for dinner at one of Millbrook's restaurants!

Last months event was well attended; who knows, we may have to do this every winter. This month MAG and the Millbrook Library are hosting the HUMORESQUE DUET (Julie Martyn & Laura Majestic). The artist talk & photographs will be by Bill Wiegelman.

Coaches has graciously agreed to provide lite refreshments, to whet your appetite for a night on the town! Bring the night’s program to Coach’s for
a complimentary draft, well drink, or soft drink!

5:00-7:00 pm at the Millbrook Free Library.

This project is made possible (in part) through a grant from the Dutchess County Arts Council, administrator of public funds through NYSCA’s Decentralization Program.