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Donna’s 70th Birthday Fundraiser for Old Songs Festival

September 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Donna Hébert (Kristin Whittle photo)

Donna Hébert celebrates her 70th birthday with a fundraiser for Old Songs Community Center in Voorheesville NY. Old Songs has hosted The Great Groove Band, Donna’s youth music program, since 1998. Donna herself began playing for contradances with Dudley Laufman in 1972. Band members from some of her current and past ensembles – 3 Ravens, Mist Covered Mountains, Chanterelle, Rude Girls, Yankee Ingenuity – will join Donna in a day of music and dance to benefit Old Songs, with an afternoon concert, potluck supper, evening concert and dance.

Playing with Donna are:

Molly Hebert-Wilson with Rare Spirits
3 Ravens with Jane Yolen
Mist Covered Mountains Celtic ensemble

Max Cohen – songwriter & fingerstyle guitarist
Lyn Hardy (of Rude Girls) with her trio The Cupcakes
Josée Vachon & Liza Constable of Chanterelle
Gretchen Koehler – fiddler from the North Country
Fennig’s All-Stars – dance band

and Boston-area dancing master Tony Parkes. He and Donna founded Yankee Ingenuity.

Details

Date:
September 23, 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Website:
http://oldsongs.org

Organizer

Website:
http://oldsongs.org

Venue

Old Songs Community Center
37 South Main St
Voorheesville, NY 12186 United States
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Phone:
518-765-2815
Website:
oldsongs.org