2015 Woodstock Farm Festival Events

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5/27/2015

3:30:

Kenna McWilliams sings opera and other standards.

5:00:

Recipe for The Cupcakes:-Start with 3 uber talented women; add 5-6 instruments, (3 at a time); then cream together with a bouquet of awards for songwriting and independent music. Stir in 6 CDs, sprinkle with jingles, tours with famous people, production credits, and videos. Ice the whole thing with humor and harmony. No need to bake- The Cupcakes definitely do the cooking!

Music in the Farmer's Market:

The Shandettes are back!

Kids:

Face painting

Chef Demo:

We'll be doing a demo featuring foraged and cultivated Spring specialties.

Seed Starting and Planting:

Free seedlings and expert gardening advice with the Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension

6/3/2015

Music on the Main Stage:

5:00 Kaatskillachia - Music from and about the Catskill mountains played on guitar, fiddle and banjo. Matt Heckler is a Saugerties native and has lived in Appalachia to hone in on old time music and traditions.

Music in the market

5:30 Fiddle Music with Deb Tankard and Friends.

Kids:

3:30 TBD

6/10/2015

Music on the Main Stage:

5:00pm Yard Sale tunes are sung from the heart in 3-part harmony with a sense of pride, purpose, and dark humor. They deal with topics of country-fried angst like drinkin- and cheatin- and going for broke while going broke. But they also invoke the soulful beauty of R&B, the uplifting anthems of gospel, the lonesome melancholy of bluegrass, and the steamrolling syncopation of early 20th century riverboat minstrels and hobo jug bands.

Music in the Market:

David Baggett - Traditional, modern folk, blues and original compositions. Playing guitar, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki or ukulele.

Kids:

3:30 TBD

6/17/2015

Music on the Main Stage:

5:00 - Caprice Rouge - Caprice Rouge is an acoustic ensemble that explores the winding scales and exotic melodies of Eastern European folk music-Balkan, Roma-Gypsy and Klezmer-dance tunes.

Music in the Market:

5:30 TBD

Pie Contest 4:30

Custard Pie - use local eggs and milk to create any kind of delicious pie./p>

6/24/2015

Music on the Main Stage:

5:00pm - The Acoustic Medicine Show playing their own style of original music they call Mountainfolk grass.

Foraged Food Day

Discussions of uses of local, wild plants and cooking demo featuring foraged foods.

Music in the Market:

5:30 Fiddle Music with Deb Tankard and Friends.

7/1/2015

4th of July Extravaganza - Marching band, face painting, kids' crafts.

Music on the Main Stage:

5:00pm TBD

Kids-

: 3:30 - Local, young performers of all stripes play on the main stage

Kids

: Storytelling with our friends at The Golden Notebook

7/8/2015

Music on the Main Stage:

5:00pm Neo Trio - Brian Madden with the Neo Trio has been performing for nearly a decade in the Hudson Valley, appearing at both the Rhinebeck and Woodstock Farm Festivals, and at various venues throughout the region. Local talent is featured with MikeKull, piano; Malcolm Cecil, bass; and Jeff Haas, drums. Madden plays the saxes and sings and scats. It's a funfest of music from Swing, Blues, and Bop.

Music in the Market:

5:30 - David Baggett - Traditional, modern folk, blues and original compositions. Playing guitar, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki or ukulele.

Kids

: Storytelling with our friends at The Golden Notebook

7/15/2015

Local Beer Day - Meet some local farm breweries and learn a little bit about the art of brewing beer.

Music on the Main Stage:

5:00 - Los Thujones - A group of revolutionaries playing a unique blend of ska, reggae, bluegrass and Americana that some fans have affectionately dubbed "Skagrass."Kids Day: Storytelling and

Kids

: Storytelling with our friends at The Golden Notebook

Music in the Market

5:30 Fiddle Music with Deb Tankard and Friends.

7/22/2015

Music on the Main Stage

5:00- M-bollo. M-bollo is an exciting blend of different ethnic traditions from Senegal, West Africa. The music is written and arranged by Singer Amadou Diallo. Amadou brings the ancient rhythms of Africa to the present tense with the use of western instruments such as electric guitar, standup bass, mandolin and banjo.

Kids:

3:30-Storytelling with Ms. Wendy from Mountaintop School (www.mountaintopschool.com)

Pie Contest

- 4:30pm - Berry

7/29/2015

Music on the Main Stage

5:00 - Ann Belmont - "Smooth, cool, hooky jazz...with driving Latin rhythms and smart yet innocent lyrics" is how Ann's songwriting is described by Songwriters' Guild past president Claudia Koal. Ann Belmont is a versatile musician who lives and works in New York City. As a guitarist, vocalist and bassist, she's busy performing in clubs, concert halls, hospitals, schools, cruises, and at special events.

Kids

3:30 pm The Shandettes - Home-grown local music

Kids

: Storytelling with our friends at The Golden Notebook

Canning Demo:

5:30

Music in the Market

5:30 Jazz with Vito Piccininno and friends

8/5/2015

Music on the Main Stage

5:00 - Vickie Russell - Get ready to be surprised by the clever phrases packed into every original song penned by the powerfully voiced of Vickie Russell. Her expressive performances have a way of charming audiences of all ages. Her secret weapons: her smooth, silky voice, a quirky sense of humor, her variety of musical styles and an extraordinary flair for songwriting.

5:30:

Chef's Demo

Music in the Market:

5:30 Fiddle Music with Deb Tankard and Friends.

Kids:

TBD

8/12/2015

Art at the Market:

Demos of nature-based art, kids' art activities and show

Music on the Main Stage

5:00 - Will Play & Nina Mars

Music in the Market:

5:30 David Baggett - Traditional, modern folk, blues and original compositions. Playing guitar, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki or ukulele.

Kids

: Storytelling with our friends at The Golden Notebook

8/19/2015

Music on the Main Stage

5:00 - Gypsy Jazz Band

Pie Contest

4:30 pm - Berry

Music in the Market:

5:30 Fiddle Music with Deb Tankard and Friends.

Kids

: Storytelling with our friends at The Golden Notebook

8/26/2015

Tomato Day - Tomato-centric activities including a homegrown tomato contest, tomato canning demonstration, and cooking demo.

Music on the Main Stage

5pm - TBD

Kids

: Storytelling with our friends at The Golden Notebook

9/2/2015

Repurpose Day - 4:00 - Recycled bag making demo, seed saving, composting and lots more!

9/9/2015

Music in the Market:

5:30. David Baggett - Traditional, modern folk, blues and original compositions. Playing guitar, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki or ukulele.

Kids:

TBD

9/16/2015

Harvest Day - Apple preserve making demo, make-your-own caramel apples, apple pie contest.

Music in the Market

TBD

10/14/2015

Pumpkin Appreciation Day - Chef demo, pumpkin pie contest.

Music in the Market

TBD

10/21/2015

Music in the Market:

TBD

Kids:

Pumpkin Painting