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Gosh, it's busy moving around. So busy I forgot to post this here in May when I wrote it up. I've added a slide show of our time in Croton Point Park as festival volunteer site crew and performers.

Mel and Vinnie NY Music News

Schedules for Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival Festival

Saturday May 17 Opening Day PINE BUSH FARMER’S MARKET, 9-2 Vinnie C instrumental electric and Mel and Vinnie duo with Tony Nelson (stand up bass).  Music starts around 9:30.  In the municipal parking lot behind the Crawford Cultural Center at the corner of New and Main Street.  Main Street is Route 52.  

Sunday June 9 Beacon Sloop Club Strawberry Festival noon – 5pm.  Mel and Vinnie MC the children’s stage and perform – probably the opening set.  Free sails on the Woody Guthrie.

June 15 and 16   Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival at Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, NY, in Westchester County.  Mel and Vinnie are playing at Circle of Song Sunday morning 11:40 – 12:20 with site crew friends.  Later on Sunday we’ll make an appearance at the Hudson River Sloop Singer Reunion at Circle of Song 6:00 – 6:40.   Festival website  We are in the park from June 2 – 20 more or less working with site crew. This slide show is up on Facebook but you don't need to be signed up to see it or share it, it's a public link.

Saturday June 29 PINE BUSH FARMER’S MARKET 9 - 2

Saturday July 20 PINE BUSH FARMER’S MARKET 9 - 2

Saturday July 27 RIVER POOL AT BEACON, 10th ANNUAL NEWBURGH TO BEACON SWIM. For more information about swimming, sponsoring, kayaking or volunteering go to Splash In at 11:50. Hear Pete Seeger sing them off from Newburgh then come over to Beacon and cheer in the swimmers.  We entertain on the Beacon shore. One set instrumental, one set river songs. Weather Date Sunday July 28.

Sunday August 11  Beacon Sloop Club Corn Festival noon-5pm.  Mel and Vinnie acoustic duo time TBD. Free sails on the Woody Guthrie.

Saturday August 24 PINE BUSH FARMER’S MARKET, 9-2 

James Venable now has DVDs for sale of the video Music Folk he made about the Phil Ochs show last winter in Lake Worth, FL.   Here's a link to it.