The 2013 Adventures in Music Schedule for the first half of the year – click here.
FLAME the rock band will perform at Taconic Hills Performing Arts Center. The band is on a mission to convince America that people with developmental/physical disabilities can achieve great things. And more importantly, have a fun, fulfilling life. People Magazine says, “They’ll rock your socks off!” The concert is co-sponsored by the Columbia County Chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the Roeliff Jansen Community Library and Taconic Hills School. At intermission, there will be an opportunity for those attending to talk with representatives of over twenty local social service organizations and learn about their services. Free.
Participating organizations include FLAME the Band, NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness); Roeliff Jansen Community Library; Columbia County Mental Health Center; Mental Health Association of Columbia and Greene Counties (including Children’s and Families Div., Clinical & Rehabilitation Div. and Residential Div.); Columbia County Sheriff Dept.; Catholic Charities of Columbia County (including the Snap Food Stamp Program); The Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley; Camphill Village; Association for Suicide Prevention and Jeffrey’s Journey; OASIS and Friends of the New Leaf; Philmont Hearth; COARC; CAVE; HANDLE Institute; Newman Community Residence; Special Needs Program; Recovery Center and LinKenTim Farm.
NEXT CONCERT (Click on image for larger image.)
Sunday June 2 5pm
Sunday June 9th, 5 pm
Banjo Roots Branches
A talk/demonstration with Steve Reilly, banjo player and banjo maker, who will talk about the history of the banjo which has its roots in West Africa before travelling to the southern United States with the African slaves. The banjo now has a wide array of styles and is played in a multitude of contexts from concert halls to clubs to front porches. Steve will share his deep knowledge of the banjo and bring along some fellow banjo players to demonstrate the banjo’s wild diversity! Free.