Aug 2, 2019 Issue
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Tonight: Claire Lynch with Jim Hurst!

Fri, August 2nd @ 8pm
Unison Arts Center
New Paltz, NY

Don't miss this incredible pair tonight in New Paltz!

Recognized as a creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch is a pioneer who continually pushes the boundaries of the bluegrass genre. Claire Lynch possesses a wholesome and beautiful bluegrass sound that has made her one of the most sought after bluegrass performers today. Her career is adorned with accolades including three GRAMMY nominations, seven International Bluegrass Music Association awards, and the prestigious United States Artists Walker Fellowship. Dolly Parton credits Claire with "one of the sweetest, purest and best lead voices in the music business today." Joining Ms. Lynch is bluegrass guitarist and singer Jim Hurst. Hurst's unique picking style and mastery of bluegrass guitar are revered by his collaborators and peers and cement him as one of the best pickers in the business. His eclectic career has made him a remarkable performer, an experienced instructor and a highly sought after session musician.

New Member Band: On the Trail!

Please welcome our newest member band, On the Trail! Featuring musicians from very different backgrounds, On The Trail is a modern acoustic quartet that explores everything from bluegrass to contemporary pop, from stunning instrumentals to beautiful traditional songs. The band bonded over their love of bluegrass and the band Punch Brothers, and they have already gained recognition and praise for their exploration and strong execution of both challenging covers and their new original music.

On The Trail features Austin Scelzo on fiddle and vocals, Tom Polizzi on mandolin and vocals, Chet Duke on Banjo, and Charlie Widmer on guitar and vocals. Check them out on Facebook!
Check out all upcoming bluegrass events in our area!
Aug 2:     Claire Lynch & Jim Hurst in New Paltz
Aug 3:     Claire Lynch with Jim Hurst at Caffe Lena
Aug 3:     Rip and the Sleepy Hollow Boys
Aug 3:     Too Blue at the Downtown Barn
Aug 7:     HVBA Open Jam
Aug 8-11:     Podunk Bluegrass Festival
Aug 17:     Long Island Bluegrass & Roots Music Festival
Aug 21:     HVBA Open Jam
Aug 24:     Bluegrass Characters, On the Trail, Open Jam
Aug 25:     New York Fiddle Contest in Dutchess County
Aug 31:     On The Trail - Daryl's House
Sep 4:     HVBA Open Jam
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