Pub Sing Nov. 22 Traghaven

From: underhval@hvi.net
> To: bobgaesser@msn.com
> Subject: Pub Sing Nov. 22 Traghaven
> Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2015 17:57:25 -0500
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> Hi Bob-
> please spread the word on this to the usual suspects. Thanks!
> :)
> Sarah
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> Hello Sacred Harp Singers and Pub Singers All-
>
> Our next Pub Sing will be held Sunday Nov. 22 at the jovial Traghaven Pub on the Main street of Tivoli NY. Phone 845 757-3777.
> Plan is to start around 7 pm and will go until approximately 9 pm, when the next group of community singers arrives.
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> For all who love singing as loudly as possible, while quaffing beer and/or spirits, this should be enjoyable!
> Just north of Bard off of 9G.
> ;)
> Sarah

Posted on 17 Nov 2015, 16:04 - Category: sing
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Golden Link Turtle Hill Festival

Subject: Golden Link Turtle Hill Festival

Golden Link Folk Singing Society is holding its Turtle Hill Folk Festival September 11-13.

We’d love to have some PSG folk join us, and are offering PSG members the same ticket price as GL members.

Your members can get tickets online, http://www.goldenlink.org/festival_tickets, just choose the member pricing, or by mailing in the form (indicate PSG member). At the gate, just tell the ticket taker.

Yours in harmony,
Vern Lindberg
President, Golden Link Folk Singing Society


Posted on 8 Aug 2015, 10:15 - Category: Show
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Linda Schrade passed away

Linda Schrade, wife of Dave Kiphuth and mother of Allison has passed away after a long battle with Lou Gehrig's disease. She had been in hospice for a short while, and fought the disease with courage.


Posted on 5 Aug 2015, 9:08 - Category: something
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Pub Sing - Angry Penguin Sat.

As ever, come early to eat, at the Angry Penguin. Singing is likely to begin shortly after 6 PM, and will continue to around 11PM.

Other events for your calendar:
- First Weds. pub sings continue at the Purple Pub in Watervliet - 6 to 10 PM

- Future pub sings at the Angry Penguin:
- Sat. August 15th
- Sat. September 19th
- Sat. October 17th
- Sat. November 21st
- Sat. December 12th (again a special holiday sing)

Here's a link to a page of photos from our June sing:
https://plus.google.com/photos/105742721978642464357/albums/6160263909882125889?banner=pwa&authkey=CNiwhtja0K_slwE

Again, it's all a capella, any song with a good chorus to sing along on. Harmony not required, but encouraged. Bruce and Howie are working on a web page of links to lyrics of songs we sing.

Also, stay tuned for details of a Sunday afternoon buffet at the Penguin (probably Aug. 9th) that Katherine and I are organizing as a fundraiser to help Sandi and Brian pay for the huge cost of reinforcing the side wall of the pub.

Jake


Posted on 14 Jul 2015, 11:39 - Category: Sing
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Ronnie Gilbert died

Hi folks,
This has been a bad few weeks for folk performers. We've just lost Ronnie Gilbert of the Weavers as well as Jean Ritchie and Art Thieme. See the NY Times obituary below.
Vicki

Let's see if I can copy-paste that New York Times Obit (Joe Offer of Mudcat.org)

Ronnie Gilbert, Folk Singer for the Weavers, Dies at 88
By BRUCE WEBER JUNE 6, 2015

Ronnie Gilbert, whose crystalline, bold contralto provided distaff ballast for the Weavers, the seminal quartet that helped propel folk music to wide popularity and establish its power as an agent of social change, died on Saturday in Mill Valley, Calif. She was 88.

The death was confirmed by her partner, Donna Korones.

Ms. Gilbert had a résumé as a stage actor and later in life a career as a psychologist, but her enduring impact was as a singer.

The Weavers, whose other members were Pete Seeger, Lee Hays and Fred Hellerman, started playing together in the late 1940s. Like-minded musicians with progressive political views, they performed work songs, union songs and gospel songs, and became known for American folk standards like "On Top of Old Smoky," "Goodnight, Irene" (first recorded by the blues singer Lead Belly), Woody Guthrie's "So Long, It's Been Good to Know Yuh" and "The Hammer Song" (a.k.a. "If I Had a Hammer") by Mr. Seeger and Mr. Hays, as well as songs from other cultures, including "Wimoweh" from Africa and "Tzena Tzena Tzena," a Hebrew song popular in Israel (though it was written before Israel was established in 1948).
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Posted on 9 Jun 2015, 8:58 - Category: Something
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