October 5, 2012


October 5, 2012
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In This Issue
  • Lonesome River Band
  • Membership Appreciation Day with Too Blue
  • Old Time Bluegrass Singers
  • New Member
  • CDs for Review
  • What's Happening
  • From Our Readers
  • About Us
Editor's Note
We are in the process of upgrading our website. It will look much the same, but it will take a while to complete the process. This week's issue of our newsletter is bareboned. We just don't have time to insert the photos, but we want to be certain that you are reminded of the upcoming events.
Lonesome River Band
When: Saturday, November 17
Where: Christ Church - 20 Carroll Street, Poughkeepsie
Tickets: Pre-Sales: $15/Members and $20/Non-Members - $5 more at the door Online, or call 475-8830
Read more here.
Membership Appreciation Day with Too Blue
When: Saturday, October 20
Where: Christ Church - 20 Carroll Street, Poughkeepsie
Read more here.
Old Time Bluegrass Singers
When: Friday, October 26
Where: Christ Church - 20 Carroll Street, Poughkeepsie
Tickets: $10 at the Door
Read more here.
New Member
Robert Havlena of Woodside, NY is our newest member and it is always a joy to welcome someone new to the HVBA!
CDs for Review
We need reviewers for the following CDs.
Want to hear a sample from each of these CDs? Just Click here and enjoy!
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Artist Album
Front Porch String Band with Claire Lynch (NEW) Hills Of Alabam
Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers (NEW) They’re Playing My Song
Nu-Blu Nail By Nail
Larry Stephenson What Really Matters
Town Mountain Leave The Bottle
Red June Beauty Will Come
Marty Raybon Southern Roots & Branches
Larry Keel & Natural Bridge Classic
Steve Lutke Appalachian Uprising
What's Happening
The Red announcements are sponsored by the HVBA.
Only one month is listed here, so please visit our Events Tab for more events and their details.
Check out Ongoing Events for More Listings.
Oct 6 Dyer Switch: Waretown, NJ
Oct 6 Sleepy Hollow String Band: Cold Spring, NY
Oct 6 Too Blue: Warren, CT
Oct 13 Too Blue: Hartford, CT
Oct 13 Wickers Creek Band
Oct 13 Wickers Creek Band: Philmont, NY
Oct 17 Brown Derby Jam
Oct 20 HVBA Membership Picnic: Poughkeepsie, NY
Oct 20 Wickers Creek Band: Millerton, NY
Oct 20 Hells Kitchen Country: Purdys, NY
Oct 26 Showcase - Old Time Bluegrass Singers, Poughkeepsie, NY
Oct 27 Too Blue: Shelton, CT
Oct 28 Acoustic Blue: Hadley, NY
Nov 3 Grass Fed: Red Hook, NY
Nov 4 Banjo Summit at Bardavon
From Our Readers
The HVBA is a member of the IBMA. You may read the October newsletter edition here.
About Us
The Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association -- or HVBA -- was founded in 1994 to knit together the bluegrass community of musicians and fans.

The HVBA is chartered as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit arts and educational organization, we promote bluegrass and related acoustic music in the Hudson Valley through jam sessions, concerts, and open mics in conjunction with other not-for-profit organizations.

Annual membership is only $15 for all members of a household and $25 for Member Bands (Premium Member Bands pay $50/year), which are included as links on our website's sidebar. In addition to discounts to our concerts, you'll be pleased to know that you're in tune with other bluegrass fans and musicians. Use the form on our home page to join the HVBA today!
  • Jam sessions on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month in Poughkeepsie;

  • "Slow Jam" to encourage beginners to learn to play music with others;

  • Monthly Showcase concerts for local bands

  • Two major concerts every year for nationally known bluegrass bands

  • Workshops

  • Weekly newsletters to keep you informed
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