Shows Added To Upstate NY Concert Calendar “falcon ridge folk festival” + Acoustic Music Scene

Shows Added To Upstate NY Concert Calendar “falcon ridge folk festival” + Acoustic Music Scene



Winter and spring shows are on the horizon and summer shows are announced each week. Stay on top of the latest news right here in the giant concert calendar for music venues big and small across Upstate NY. Concert fans in Buffalo, Syracuse, Rochester, Albany, Utica and everywhere in between can find great shows in their hometowns or a short drive away. The list below features major acts at the top entertainment hot spots — generally acts that charge $25 and up for a ticket. The calendar is updated daily, so bookmark it or check back for the latest concert news.

 

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Falcon Ridge 3 day Winter Sale REMINDER, Feb 1-3

Falcon Ridge 3 day Winter Sale REMINDER, Feb 1-3

Sat, Sun & Mon Feb 1, 2 & 3 from 10A to 10P by PHONE ONLY – 860 364-0366, Sonny Ochs and Anne Saunders awaiting your call.
 
3 DAY CAMPING AND 3 DAY NO CAMP are $150 and $105. Visa, MC & Discover accepted.
We will have 400 camping & 100 no camps available. You may purchase up to 8 tix. The camping tix usually all sell out by day 3.
 
Please DO NOT CALL before 10A but def call up to 10P!
Falcon Ridge Folk Festival 30th Anniversary

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival 30th Anniversary

The 30th Annual Falcon Ridge Folk Festival August 3-5

MUSIC, DANCE, CRAFTS, FOOD
The Falcon Ridge Folk Festival takes its 30th flight. Homegrown from a hillside musical gathering, this event has become an annual pilgrimage for many. Boasting a pre-fest Tastings, Farm Market & Lounge Stage, campers and day-trippers converge at this yearly Brigadoon-like setting on Dodds Farm in beautiful Hillsdale, NY.
Tom Paxton
Brimming with main stage concerts, workshops, hours of dancing, Activities 4 Kids, a charming Family Stage, international food and crafts, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The Dance Tent wakes to early morning yoga and grooves until 2AM Friday & Saturday. The fest is accessible and ASL-interpreted.
Slambovian Circus of Dreams
Palate pleasers include Caribbean curries, Thai noodles, hand roasted coffees, Mexican, Italian, middle-eastern & vegetarian specialties. Organic juices & good ole American comfort food can also be had. Over 50 vendors ply their wares, much of it handmade or fair trade, emphasis on eco-friendly.
Dar Williams
Revered pre-Dylan Folk icon Tom Paxton, fest MVPs the Slambovian Circus of Dreams and Songstress Dar Williams are featured along with a cast of fest faves from the past 29 years. Tempest, Gaslight Tinkers, Great Bear, The Nields, Vance Gilbert, Laura Love, Dan Navarro, The Kennedys & John Gorka are among the returning alums. Music runs the gamut from Celtic to Cajun to Blues, Bluegrass, Roots & more with the fest’s trademark singer/songwriters and Contra Dance bands front and center.
Vance Gilbert
Single day, 3 day & camping tickets are available. Senior, student & military discounts are offered at the gate. Kids 12 & under admitted free. Pre-fest Tastings courtesy of Copake Hillsdale Farmers Market brings local wineries, distilleries, breweries & food producers together for a 5-hour treat feast. Intimate performances at the Lounge Stage begin at 5PM. Thursday Pre-Fest is included with all 3-day tickets or may be purchased separately.
John Gorka
The fest takes off Friday August 3 with its critically acclaimed Grassy Hill Emerging Artist Showcase now in its 27th year. More info & tickets atFalconRidgeFolk.com or 860 364-0366.

The 29th Annual Falcon Ridge Folk Festival August 4-6.

The 29th Annual Falcon Ridge Folk Festival August 4-6.

Tagline – MUSIC, DANCE, CRAFTS, FOOD

The 29th Annual Falcon Ridge Folk Festival August 4-6.

For Immediate Release

 

The 29th Falcon Ridge Folk Festival takes wing the first weekend in August. Homegrown from a hillside gathering, the fest has become a yearly pilgrimage for many. Complete with a pre-fest Thursday locavore inspired Tastings and Farm Market, campers and day-trippers converge on its yearly Brigadoon-like setting on Dodds Farm in beautiful Hillsdale, NY.

 

Brimming with main stage concerts, workshops, hours of dancing, Activities 4 Kids, a delightful Family Stage, international food and crafts, there is something for everyone. The Dance Tent wakes to early morning yoga and grooves until 2AM Friday and Saturday. The fest is accessible and ASL-interpreted.

 

Palate pleasers include Caribbean curries, Thai noodles, hand roasted coffees, Mexican, Italian, middle-eastern & vegetarian specialties. Organic juices & good ole American comfort food too! Over 50 vendors ply their wares, much of it handmade or fair trade, emphasis on eco-friendly.

 

60’s Folk icon Eric Andersen, fest MVPs the Slambovian Circus of Dreams and Season 8 Voice winner Sawyer Fredericks are featured along with Tempest, The Gaslight Tinkers, Upstate Rubdown, Brother Sun, ZydeGroove, Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem and many others. Music runs the gamut from Celtic to Cajun to Blues, Bluegrass, Roots, Zydeco & more with the fest’s trademark singer/songwriters and Contra Dance bands front and center. A special tribute to the late Austin-based Red Dirt Music icon Jimmy LaFave who would have made his 7th Falcon Ridge appearance this year is planned.

 

Single day, 3 day and camping tickets are available as are senior, student & military discounts. Kids under 12 have free admission. Thursday pre-fest Tastings brings local food producers, wineries, distilleries & breweries together daytime followed by intimate evening performances at the Lounge Stage.

 

The fest begins at noon Friday August 4 with its critically acclaimed Emerging Artist Showcase. More info and tickets are at FalconRidgeFolk.com or 860 364-0366.

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