WINTER/SPRING 2017 Music and Theater

Friday, January 20 at 7:30
RUSTED ROOT's Michael Glabicki with Dirk Miller
Michael Glabicki Rusted Root
Rusted Root's unique music evolved around front-man Michael Glabicki’s distinct sound and grew into a musical entity that has thrived in a category all its own. Rusted Root built their career around dramatic performances; their polyrhythmic, multicultural rock-and-soul picked up fans like a junkyard magnet as they've toured across the US, including festivals and annual shows at the Mirror Lake concert series in Lake Placid.
In addition to two decades with Rusted Root, Glabicki is exploring new sounds with his solo career. He is currently touring with bandmate Dirk Miller, and while the two play well-known Rusted Root's hits, the sound is very different.
Tickets: $15 / $10 under 18
Advance reservations strongly encouraged! Email reservation to admin@thegrangehall.info or call 518-963-4170.
Click on the image to hear Michael Glabicki play "Please Pick Up" 


Friday, February 10 at 7:30
PossumHaw Farewell Concert
PossumHaw
PossumHaw delivers stunning vocal harmonies, stellar acoustic instrumentation, the drive of bluegrass, the original lyricism of folk, featuring one of the finest female vocalists in the region. Now, the much-loved Vermont-based bluegrass and folk quintet will bring their original, award-winning songwriting and singing to the Grange one last time, and it will be a celebration! This may be your last chance to hear lead singer Colby Crehan, named Vermont Vocalist of the Year and song of the year awardee. Formed in 2004, the band is Colby Crehan on lead vocals and guitar; Stephen Waud on mandolin and vocals; Ryan Crehan on banjo, vocals, and harmonica; Charley Eiseman on lead guitar and vocals; and Mitch Barron on upright bass and vocals.
PossumHaw has been a favorite of Grange audiences for years. Don't miss this farewell concert!
Tickets: $10 at the door / $5 under 18.
Listen to PossumHaw HERE.


Sunday, March 26 at 3pm
Enjoy some great music from SUNY Plattsburgh's bluegrass band, the Cardinal Pickers, in a special Sunday afternoon show at the Grange. Led by Tom Venne (from Beartracks) on guitar, the Pickers will showcase their skills on banjo, mandolin, dobro, great harmonies and more. Come welcome these students in the college bluegrass program. Expect some special guests and the Grange Old-Time Jam Band on hand, too.

An old-fashioned, all-out acoustic jam, for all ages. Instruments and voices welcome. 
Soup, chili and cider will be provided, bring your own bowl!
$5 suggested donation, kids free.

Friday, May 5, 7:30
RED TAIL RING is the musical brainchild of two old-time-minded Michiganders – Michael Beauchamp and Laurel Premo. The collaboration blends the loving attention of revivalist fervor with the playful creativity of starting from scratch. Whether rendering a traditional tune or original compositions, the duo infuses each song with musical imagination, haunting harmonies and instrumental artistry on fiddle, banjo, mandolin, jawharp, and plain-old foot stomping. Fresh off the release of their new CD, Fall Away Blues, they will captivate you with their sound and songs. We're thrilled to bring them to the Grange.
Tickets: $12 / under 18, $5


Saturday, June 3
Dance and Show with THE STEADY BENDERS
Kick up your heels or just watch and listen to the swingin' sounds of 
THE STEADY BENDERS as they take the stage and you take the dance floor.

The Steady Benders are a group of seasoned musicians delivering a mix of rockabilly, blues, swing, country and Cajun tunes and some slow dance tunes, too! Featuring Lee Adams on vocals and guitar, the band includes Max Hyde-Perry on bass, Craig Johnson on drums, and Eric O'Hara on guitar and pedal-steel. Come dance or just listen and welcome summer.

Swing lessons at 6:30. Music and dancing at 7:30.
Everyone welcome, no experience needed.
$8 at the door.







PAST PERFORMANCES
Adirondack Shakespeare Company presents
Songs of the Iroquois: Turtle Island
Wednesday, September 28
A collection of traditional folk tales, myths, and legends from the Native Americans of the Adirondack Mountains.  

Saturday, October 15 
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
from the Adirondack Shakespeare Company

Saturday, November 12
Dan Berggren & Alex Smith: Bridging the Years
Dan and Alex are united in their passion of folk traditions and songs that grow from the mountains. 

Friday, November 18
9 Horses
9 Horses is a chamber jazz trio from New York City with Joe Brent on acoustic and electric mandolin, Sara Caswell on violin, and Andrew Ryan on bass. 

Saturday, March 5
POSSUMHAW returns to the Grange!
Possumhaw
A special combination of bluegrass and folk, delivered by one of the finest singers in the region.

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Saturday, April 16
Grange Benefit for Reber Rock Farm
An evening of songs celebrating Bob Dylan with Alice's Fault, Ploughman's Lunch, and The Wannabes.

Saturday, May 21, 7pm
When Voices Meet: Film and Concert with Sharon Katz and The Peace Train
The documentary When Voices Meet. Live performance by Sharon Katz and The Peace Train follows 

FROM WALES TO WHALLONSBURG! Calan brings together the remarkable talents of a group of young musicians giving a fresh and vibrant sound to traditional Welsh music. 


The Daniel Freedman Trio
An evening of jazz from three internationally acclaimed performers!
Daniel Freedman - drums
Jason Lindner - piano
Pablo Menares - bass

HAMLET, presented by the Adirondack Shakespeare Company
With their third appearance at the Grange, the company presents one of the most popular and most performed of Shakespeare's plays, the tragedy of the Prince of Denmark.

  

Valentine's Night with the Taylor Haskins Quartet
A night of sweet and hot music from the Taylor Haskins Quartet, featuring the Grammy-winning trumpeter and Westport resident!

VT2NY: Music from Across the  Frozen Lake
Featuring Vermont-based groups
Cricket Blue and Cradle Switch.

Archie Fisher, James Keelaghan
and Jez Lowe
Three of folk music's finest writers and most respected singers from Scotland, Canada and England.



Le Vent du Nord
One of the most-loved Quebec folk outfits, renowned throughout the world. 


Long Time Courting
Four talented woman who offer an extraordinary blend of neo-traditional Irish, Scottish and American music.

MACBETH
Adirondack Shakespeare Company performs one of Shakespeare's darkest and most powerful works. 

Anne Hills & Michael Smith
Two of the best-loved singer-songwriters of the contemporary folk music scene. 

Garnet Rogers
Award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter and guitar wizard. Storyteller and all-around hilarious performer.

Modern Grass Quintet
Modern Grass Quintet
Terrific and inventive veteran bluegrass musicians, performing traditional and original songs. Click here to see MGQ live.

Honey Dewdrops
The Honey Dewdrops
Virginia-based roots duo of Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish. Beautiful harmonies, original songs that blend Americana, Appalachian folk, and modern storytelling. Listen to them here.

Day of the Dead
Songs to Celebrate The Day of the Dead: Ballads of Life, Death & Redemption

Featuring The Wannabes, Plowman's Lunch, Jay Fiegl, and the Wadhams Waddlers.


Anne Hills & Priscilla Herdman
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Longtime collaborators and friends, amazing singers & songwriters. Two of the most beautiful voices you'll ever hear. They graced the Grange stage in Sept. 2013 for one beautiful night of music. Visit Anne Hills website here. Listen to Priscilla Herdman here.


Archie Fisher
Legendary Scottish Troubadour, master guitarist, singer, songwriter. A regular Grange visitor. Watch this video of Archie here.

Finest Kind
Remarkable folk trio from Ottawa, Canada. Exquisite harmony singing and brilliant vocal arrangements
Listen to samples of their music here

Molasses Creek
Award-winning bluegrass from Ocracoke Island,
North Carolina. Listen to their great sound here.


Magpie
With forty years of performing together, this multi-instrumentalist duo continue to excite and delight with their range and passion. Visit their website here.

Martha Gallagher
The "Adirondack Harper" plays everything from jazz to pop, blues to standards and her own original compositions. Visit Martha here.


Betty and the Baby Boomers
Their "Tribute to Woody Guthrie" concert gave us their beautiful arrangements of these classic tunes. Listen to them here.


The Wadhams Waddlers
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The self-described, "third most popular four-member old-time string band" in Wadhams. You can hear the band and find more about them on their website.


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