Thursday, May 13, 2010

A Jazz Festival In Red Hook

Hey again bloggers, or whoever could be reading this blog. And every so often I find myself blah blogging about events in the area of that city of New York for some reason or another. And maybe it's because hey, I am actually in that city at the moment, and also because hey, it's less writing sometimes. And so this is yet another of those music events that's happening there. And even though this event is yet a ways away from the date I find myself blaghing this, it still seems to be happening, And I know this event is still happening, because a friend and that facebook post I came across says so:

The Red Hook Jazz Festival happens annually at the Urban Meadow with concerts in June and September featuring jazz musicians mainly from Brooklyn. We're also planning on having a few bluegrass festivals too!

Red Hook Jazz Festival - 2010, Sundays, Jazz in June, June 13 and June 20 at The Urban Meadow, Brooklyn, NY
The Urban Meadow is also hosting the Brooklyn Folk Festival on Sunday, May 23 from 2pm - 7pm. Come on down, it's gonna be a real hoot!. Here's the line-up:

2:15pm- Rashad Brown – Blues and folk songs
3pm- Sam Doores – Blues, folk and original songs
4pm- Square Dance!
5pm- Brotherhood of the Jug Band Blues – Jug band traditionals and originals...
5:45pm- Stephen Strohmeier – Blues, folk and original songs
6:30pm- East River String Band - Country Blues duet

Sunday, June 13th 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Dave Sewelson's BQE with Bobby Radcliff, David Hofstra & Richard Dworkin
Welf Dorr with Tom Zlabinger, Dalius Naujo & On Davis
Nick Gianni's Evolution with Rick Botari, On Davis & Dalius
SPOKE with Andy Hunter, Justin Wood, Danny Fischer & Dan Loomis

Sunday, June 20th 1:00pm – 5:00pm

James Carney with Tony Malaby, Chris Lightcap, Dan Weiss
Chris Lightcap with Tony Malaby, Chris Cheek, Craig Taborn & Gerald Cleaver
Todd Sickafoose's Tiny Resistors
with Jonathan Goldberger, Mike Gamble, John Ellis, Alan Ferber & Ches Smith
Harris Eisenstadt’s Canada Day Nate Wooley, Matt Bauder,
Chris Dingman, & Eivind Opsvik

And this event Red Hook Jazz Festival Rocks. Have a great Jazz Festival Day.
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