SUMMER SOUNDS OF SALEM - 2012 SEASON
Dates for Event: May 26, 2012
Summer Sounds of Salem is a summer concert series, running from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. It is, and always has been, FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! The stage is graced with some of our region’s best talent. SUMMER SOUNDS OF SALEM STARTS ITS SIXTH SEASON WITH PHIL HOYT, OUR NEIGHBOR FROM GRANVILLE! BRINGING ORIGINAL SONGS AND TRADITIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC TO OUR "PORCH".
Appropriate Ages for Event
Sounds of Salem runs concurrently with the Salem Farmers Market, providing great music for onlookers, shoppers and exploring historic downtown Salem.
JOIN US AND THE RT. 22 FARMERS' MARKET ...PARKING, HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE. BRING A FOLDING CHAIR OR PICNIC BLANKET. Summer Sounds 2012 will be opening in a new location, using a new stage! You can find us on the green next to the Train Depot on Main St. Route 22...we will be performing on a sculpture installation called "Porch Pieces" by Bryony Graham, an artist based in Suffolk, UK . Graham found inspiration for Porch Pieces during the US/UK Iron Symposium in 2009, when she discovered the uniquely American social and architectural tradition of the front porch that mixes the realms of the public and private in way that does not occur in the UK.
SUMMER SOUNDS OF SALEM
MAY 26 – PHIL HOYT
Original and Traditional Country Music….
JUNE 2 – BERNICE LEWIS
Internationally known folk singer, songwriter, and Faculty member at Williams College…
JUNE 9 – CRADLE SWITCH
…friends from Cambridge NY playing folk and bluegrass with homegrown flair…
JUNE 23 - THE SALOONATICS
Ron Olsen, Scott Greene and Fred Lantz, who play mandolin, guitar, bass, banjo, cover everything from
Gershwin to Hendrix.
JUNE 30 – BREAD AND BONES
Acoustic trio playing traditional music, featuring ukulele, banjo, and mandolin…
JULY 7 - THE WILDWOOD BLUEGRASS BAND
Wildwood is an acoustic Bluegrass group a wide variety of music, ranging from traditional to modern,
Bill Monroe to Alison Krauss, Merle Haggard to the Beatles!
JULY 14 – BUCK2FIFTY
THE Premier New Orleans style band in this area
JULY 21 - THE BAREFOOT BOYS
The music of the Adirondacks…including NY’s own “Erie Canal”…
JULY 28 - DANA AND SUSAN ROBINSON
Dana and Susan Robinson bring to the stage an exciting blend of mountain music and songs of the American landscape.
With Dana on guitar and fiddle, Susan's claw-hammer banjo, and vocal harmonies, they bring a joyful energy to their concerts.
AUGUST 4 – WOODCHUCKS REVENGE
Neighbors from Vermont playing an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary folk songs…
AUGUST 11 - BOB BEAVER
Hometown talent, bringing classic rock and familiar favorites from the 60’s and 70’s…
AUGUST 18 - NATHAN KNOWLES
puts his own stamp on the songs of artists such as John Prine, Delbert McClinton, Louis Armstrong,
Steve Earle Jackson Browne and Van Morrison.
AUGUST 25 - DAFE BRUDAJO
a five piece Blues-Jazz group with a sound as smooth as silk, reminiscent of Billy Holiday and Tracy Chapman. Standards and
SEPTEMBER 1 - AL AND KATHY BAIN
This duo plays traditional country, bluegrass and gospel music and are known for their outstanding vocals and harmonies,
with Kathy on upright bass and Al playing a Travis-style guitar and 5-string banjo.
EVERY SATURDAY 11 A.M. - 1 P.M. MAIN ST, SALEM NY