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Tribes Hill brings Lucky 13 and The YaYas to Urban H2O on Saturday, July 17th at the Beczak Environmental Education Center in Yonkers


Lucky 13 unites the talents of Long Island residents Cathy Kreger, Marci Geller and NJ resident Diane Garisto. The trio includes founder and Sonic Underground label co-owner Marci Geller, who has performed on Live! With Regis, CNN Worldbeat and toured with Blackmore’s Night; Cathy Kreger who has opened for Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal and David Bromberg; and newest addition Diane Garisto whose voice can be heard on Paul Simon’s Graceland and who has toured with Steely Dan and Laura Nyro.

Among their recent credits, they have performed on WFUV, Fox Morning Show and had a NY Times feature article.  They have opened for Jack Hardy, KJ Denhert, Vance Gilbert, and sung backup vocals for Jay Mankita.

With eclectic styles and unique voices, together their tight harmonies and engaging life stories are garnering them fans across the country.

Their chemistry is really kind of magical” – John Platt, WFUV

The YaYas are three longtime friends whose diverse musical backgrounds blend together to produce “first rate songs which have a timeless feel… beautifully sung – delivered with both skill & charm.” (Phil Ciganer, owner of the legendary Towne Crier Cafe).  Based in New York’s Hudson Valley, The YaYas have been steadily building a name for themselves opening for such artists as Patty Larkin and Slaid Cleaves.

“One of the most eclectic bands I know of … incredibly talented.” Mark Orwoll – Village Stage Manager, Pleasantville Music Festival

The YaYas create a sound that quickly got my attention when I first saw them live. Catherine’s voice is the jewel in the setting. She’s riveting.” Richard Cuccaro – Acoustic Live!

Tribes Hill’s monthly Song Circle brings together top local songwriters and performers for a spontaneous, joyous, musical exploration of the human experience.  Urban H2O presents these rising Hudson Valley artists in an intimate and informal setting.

“We keep the circle unbroken” — Rick Rock, the founder of Tribes Hill. “

“Tribes Hill is a vibrant part of the folk tradition.”  –John Platt, host of WFUV’s “Sunday Breakfast” show


Includes FREE beer from our sponsor—Hudson Valley’s award-winning
Captain Lawrence Brewing Company—bring your own mug!

URBAN H20 is a new performance venue in downtown Yonkers presenting the Hudson Valley's best local and regional artists. Shows are the third Saturday of every month at Beczak, an eco-friendly renovation of a former factory social club along the Hudson River in downtown Yonkers.

Steps from Yonkers Amtrak and Metro-North station. Ample free parking.

updated: 12 years ago