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SVAN MUSIC PROGRAMS

Sacandaga Valley Live
A Celebration of Music
Summer
Concert Series

The summer series, a tradition in the Sacandaga Valley, is held at three different venues. Live outdoor concerts will be held most Saturday evenings from June 30th until Labor Day. The first and last will be held in the Hope Pavilion with all others at the Northville Waterfront Park.  In addition to these concerts two classical concerts will be held in the Mayfield Presbyterian Church.  It is our mission to bring a variety of music to the Sacandaga Valley. Contact Barbara Spaeth at 863-8047 for information.

 

 

Monday, July 21 7:00pm
Mayfield Presbyterian Church
North Main Street, Mayfield

Finger Lakes
Guitar Quartet
Classical

The FLGQ presents exciting, eclectic programming spanning five centuries, including original arrangements, as well as works commissioned, and premiered by the FLGQ. The Finger Lakes Guitar Quartet is the assemblage of four accomplished guitar soloists, Joel Brown, Brett Grigsby, Sten Isachsen, and Paul Quigley whom have performed throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. Past performances include, the Eastman School of Music, Ithaca College Guitar Festival, (World Premiere, Holland), Skidmore College, and the Sandisfield Arts Center.

 

 

Saturday, July 26   6:00pm
Northville Waterfront Park

The Bluebillies

 

The Bluebillies band will be performing on Saturday, July 26th,  2014 7:00 PM at the Northville Waterfront Park, Main Street, Northville, NY The event is sponsored by the Sacandaga Valley Arts Network (SVAN).  Admission is free at outdoor SVAN music events, with voluntary good-will donations gladly accepted..

The Bluebillies are a close harmony singing and songwriting band who live in the foothills of the Adirondacks in the small town of Hartford, NY. With vocals styled after the old-time “brother acts” like the Everly Brothers, Louvin Brothers and Blue Sky Boys, this husband and wife team, Mel "Melba Deen" and Mark Guarino and friends set out in 1985 to help revive and preserve the tradition of close harmony traditional  bluegrass and country music.

Come join SVAN members and other all others who enjoy the experience of some of the best live blues and rock music available this year!

 

 

Saturday, August 2nd   6:00pm
Northville Waterfront Park

Ony Antonucci
& Beecher Creek

Ony will be performing as Beecher Creek with Matt Brucker Sr And Matt brucker jr. They will be performing some of their own compositions along with some favorite old and new songs on a variety of acoustic instruments. They blend their individual musical styles to create an entertaining mix of music, ranging from traditional folk music to contemporary rock, pop and blues with a light hearted crowd pleasing delivery.

 

 

Thursday, August 7
Mayfield Presbyterian Church
North Main Street, Mayfield

Funf
Classical Wind Quintet

 

 

Saturday, August 9th 6:00
Northville Waterfront Park

Lucia & Levi
as The Little Zippers
Mix of rock, blues, jazz and reggae

Lucia Lexington and Levi Byrd have been performing their brand of musical entertainment together for over 20 years.
You may have seen them as a Duo or fronting their band The Little Zippers. They play festivals, resorts, wineries and even Caribbean cruises.

This variety duo is currently based in Florence,  South Carolina, but spend the majority of their time touring the country.

From New York's capital region, Lucia plays the keyboard, sings throaty renditions of the blues, current pop music, and blows a mean blues harp. She is a versatile entertainer who captivates an audience with high energy performances. Lucia has also appeared in a few films, including Fatal Beauty with Whoopie Goldberg.

From Northern Virginia, Levi is an exceptional lead guitarist and tenor sax player and also shares vocals with Lucia. Levi has been involved in the music industry for the past 30 years and to his credit has served as musical director on a project for Samona Cooke, and also worked on projects at Jackson Records.

Their combined talents are sure to impress and entertain you.

Lucia and Levi not only perform as a duo, they regularly feature their band "The Little Zippers." Their band includes talented musicians who sing, and play bass, drums, and percussion. Whether the gigs include The Little Zippers or not, Lucia and Levi will do their best to provide songs people know and love, and a good beat for you dancers out there.

Other items of Interest: If you were in the Richmond, Virginia area recently, you may have seen Lucia & Levi & The Little Zippers when they opened for Bob Marley's original band, The Wailers.

More recently they have appeared at resorts and clubs up and down the Eastern Seaboard.

A free-will donation will be taken.  (Suggested donation $5/person.)

 

Contact Barbara Spaeth at 863-8047 for information.

 


NYSCA logoSaratoga_arts_logoThis program received support from Fulton Montgomery Arts Grants (F-MAG), which is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and is administered by Saratoga Arts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finger Lakes Guitar Quartet

 

 

 

 

 

Bluebillies

 

 

 

 

Beecher Creek

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lucia and Levi

 
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