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Friday, August 23, 2019

Olivebridge, NY

Summer Hoot

Ashokan Center

477 Beaverkill Rd, Olivebridge, NY

website: hoot.love

Summer Hoot

AUGUST 23-25, 2019

A 3-day music festival at The Ashokan Center 477 Beaverkill Rd Olivebridge, NY 12461 (20 min from Woodstock.) The Summer Hoot is your source for family fun in nature, local food and crafts, and lyric-laden, foot-stomping, soul-soothing, fiddle-infused live music where the Catskills meet the Hudson River Valley.

Discover your new favorite bands, try your hand at blacksmithing, visit the sheep, go on a group hike to Cathedral Gorge, camp in a tent, sleep in a bunk, play music under the stars, sing by a campfire, learn to square dance, improve your juggling, participate in some cool music & dance workshops, see a film, bond with the trees, meet our craft vendors, eat local food, drink local beer and cider, try a hula hoop, see an old friend, make a new friend, sing an old song, and get inspiration for a new one.

Gates open Friday at 3:00 for folks who would like to come set up their tents and get comfy. Our "Pewter Posse" donors are invited to a kick-off happy hour with refreshments & tunes by Jay & Molly in the Pewter Shop Friday at 5:00pm. Food vendors start dinner around 6:00. Breakfast is vended indoors at 8:30-10:30am Sat/Sun and food vendors sell lunch, snacks and dinner 11am until late. Blacksmithing is noon-4pm Sat, Kids Zone activities run noon-5 Sat/Sun. Sunday everything wraps up by dusk. Email hoot@ashokancenter.org with any specific questions. Thanks! See you at The Hoot!!  :)

THE SCHEDULE ON HOOT HILL:
Live music at the foot of Hoot Hill on the Toshi Stage and Pete Stage (unless other location is noted.)
Pete Stage programming is brought to you by Ulster Savings Bank!

FRIDAY
5:00 Pewter Posse VIP reception (in the pewter shop)
7:00 Opening Ceremony with Mike + Ruthy
7:15 Heather Maloney
8:15 David Bromberg
9:50 Courtney Hartman
10:50 Rose & the Bros
12:00 Taylor Ashton (in the performance hall)

SATURDAY
10:30 Love Waves Gong Ensemble
11:00 Elizabeth Mitchell & You Are My Flower
11:50 Serious Juggling & Comedy
12:00 Courtney Hartman & Taylor Ashton
1:00 Louis Ledford
2:00 Sharon Leahy & Rick Good
3:00 Reverend Robert Jones
4:00 The Restless Age
5:00 Rushad Eggleston
6:00 Radio Jarocho
7:10 Steve Poltz
8:10 Serious Juggling & Comedy
8:30 The Mammals (aka: Mike + Ruthy Band)
10:00 Campfire Singalong (hilltop) / Square Dance with Hoot All-Star Band, and caller Megan Downes (in the performance hall)
12:00 Rushad Eggleston (in the performance hall)

SUNDAY
10:00 Love Waves Gong Ensemble
10:30 Little Roots
11:30 Arm of the Sea Theater Presents "The Rejuvenary River Circus"
12:30 David Gonzales
1:30 Paul McMahon Tree-O
2:30 Meghan Yates
3:30 Katie Martucci
4:30 Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
5:30 Vanaver Caravan
6:30 FINALE

PEWTER SESSIONS:

These are intimate 3-song sets which are filmed and recorded in the Pewter Shop just down the hill by Beehive Productions.

SATURDAY:
12:30 Meghan Yates
1:30 Little Roots
2:30 Steve Poltz
3:30 Courtney Hartman

SUNDAY:
11:00 Reverend Robert Jones
12:00 Louis Ledford
1:00 Rushad Eggleston
2:00 Elizabeth Mitchell, Daniel Littleton, Storey Littleton

WORKSHOPS:

They're in the Performance Hall. Come join in!

SATURDAY
11:30-12:30 Harmony Workshop with Katie Martucci
all voices welcome
12:45-1:45 Ballet with Jen Bousliman
all-ages beginner ballet class
2:15-3:45 Hip Hop with Drew Energy
all-ages beginner hip hop dance class
4:00-4:45 Micah White discusses contemporary activism with Jimmy Buff
topical speaker and Q&A

SUNDAY
12:00-12:45 Banjo Party with Rick Good, Bill Vanaver, Maggie Shar, Reverend Robert Jones, Taylor Ashton
performance and Q&A
1:30-2:15 Percussive Dance Summit with Julia DelPalacio, Sharon Leahy, Megan Downes, Livia Vanaver
performance and Q&A
2:30-4:30 Open Mic hosted by Dillon Egyes
come at 2:15 to sign up. collaborations are encouraged!

KIDS ZONE
SUNDAY
1:00 Archery
3:00 Gorge Hike
5:00 Kids' Parade

SATURDAY
1:00 Canoeing
3:00 Gorge Hike
5:00 Kids' Parade

Crafts, solar merry-go-round, and Hungry For Music's instrument petting zoo will be there too!

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