Arts Calendar: Music in Northern Vermont
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Northern Harmony, a collaboration of ten brilliant singers performing harmony singing from across the world, presents an outdoor concert on the Highland Center for the Arts outdoor stage.
Led by Larry Gordon, Northern Harmony is the highest level performing group under the umbrella of the world music organization Village Harmony, which sponsors singing camps and workshops in New England and many parts of the world. (see www.villageharmony.org ) Touring Europe regularly since 1995, the group has won wide acclaim for their unique repertoire and sure command of widely diverse traditional singing styles. Most of the veteran singers in the present ensemble have studied traditional singing styles first hand with native teachers in South Africa, Corsica and Caucasus Georgia, and some are leaders of their own ensembles. The singers, all vaccinated, have been in residence for a week in Marshfield preparing this concert program. These pieces will feature the Northern Harmony band of fiddle, pennywhistle, accordion, and percussion. The band will also play a medley of traditional dance tunes.
Admission is by donation, suggested $15 – $20.
For further information visit the Northern Harmony website: www.villageharmony.org
9/19/21 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro
Burlington Vermont singer/songwriter and performer Jason Baker performs original folk roots Americana mixed with a few traditional folk songs.
9/22/21 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Jeffersonville Farmers' and Artisan Market, Jeffersonville
Grammy award-winning songwriter and musician Aoife O’Donovan is one of the most sought-after singers and songwriters of her generation. She has released three critically-acclaimed solo albums, is co-founder of the bands I’m With Her and Crooked Still, is the featured vocalist on The Goat Rodeo Sessions with Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, and Chris Thile, and spent a decade contributing to the radio variety shows Live From Here and A Prairie Home Companion.
Hawktail is a rising Americana “supergroup” and includes members of Crooked Still, Punch Brothers and the I’m with Her house band. Expect Aoife to sit in with them – and vice-versa.
Please visit www.catamountarts.org for KCP Presents COVID safety policy which includes both mask-wearing and vaccination guidelines. Compliance with COVID safety protocol is required to attend this event.
9/24/21 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Lyndon Institute, Lyndon Center
Bob Stannard is an eighth generational Vermonter, who’s been playing and singing the blues for audiences around the world and has gained notoriety as an exciting performer known for quick licks and showmanship.
Stannard has joined BB King on stage at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland. When world famous author, Stephen King, visited Manchester, Stannard convinced him to don a Gibson Special Issue guitar and sit in with the band. Stannard has also opened for and/or played with Blues legends, John Hammond, Chris Smither, Maria Muldaur, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Lynard Skynard, Buddy Guy, Susan Tedeschi and Isaac Hayes.
Special guest John Fusco is best known as the veteran Hollywood screenwriter and filmmaker behind such iconic movies as ‘Young Guns’, ‘Thunderheart’, ‘Hidalgo’, ‘The Highwaymen’, and the Academy Award-nominated ‘Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.’ With his double album John the Revelator breaking into the roots music charts and being nominated for three Blues Music Awards, Fusco is currently bringing his music and filmmaking together. With a sequel to Crossroads in development at Sony, Fusco also just wrote an R&B musical to which John Legend has signed on to collaborate and co-produce.
With the health of our community in mind, patrons are expected to be vaccinated against COVID -19 and will be asked to show proof of vaccination, either with an original vaccination card, photocopy of the card, cell phone photograph or verifiable health info PDA app.
Alternately, attendees can provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test (PCR) performed within 72 hours of the show. In accordance with CDC recommendations and Vermont Department of Health regarding indoor spaces, masks are required.
10/9/21 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro