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Americana Folk Art & Music Fair

  • Date: Sunday, July 19, 2009
  • Time: 12;00 - 7:00 PM
  • Location: Holiday Valley Tannenbaum Lodge
  • Address: Holiday Valley Road, Ellicottville, NY (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Greg Cappelli
  • Email: gcappelli@roadrunner.com

Americana Folk Art and Music Fair Holiday Valley Tannenbaum Lodge July 19th Noon to 6:00 PM

The Rotary Club of Ellicottville, Foundation for Youth presents the Americana Folk Art and Music Fair, a concert at Holiday Valley 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 Harvey Osmond will start promptly at noon.

"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.

The Doerfels are national recording artists, who rumor has it will appear on the TV Show "America's got Talent" this summer. 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.

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.

Headlining the show Hamilton's Tom Wilson with Lee Harvey Osmond. This is one of Hamilton's favorite groups. This band has a unique sound that Tom calls "Acid Folk" blending country, jazz and rock. Their musical talent and incredible stage presence will leave you in awe.

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 at Holiday Valley 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.


Posted by gcappelli

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