Real Good for Free: The Levon Helm Band @ John Gill’s Farm, 10/16/11


Legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Famer-drummer-singer-mandolinist-and-sometime actor Levon Helm frequently hosts his marvelous Midnight Rambles at his Woodstock home/studio. Yes, they’re rather pricey affairs, but they’re worth it. In fact, there’s a ramble scheduled for 8pm on Saturday (October 15) with special guest J.D. Souther joining in the festivities.

This Sunday afternoon (October 16), however, is the annual Fall Farm Festival at John Gill’s Farm in nearby Hurley, and Levon and his band will be playing for free. And you definitely can’t argue with that price point.

It’s a fun, family-friendly fest complete with face painting, food, a hay tunnel and, of course, the Pumpkin Cannon.

Shuttle buses will run from the Hurley Town Hall beginning at 1:30pm. Spirit Family Reunion Band kicks off the musical festivities at 2:45pm, followed by Helm and his all-star band at 3:45pm.


Monday Night Live at the Bearsville Theater @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock (8pm on Mondays)
Music @ Noon @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy (12noon on Tuesdays)
Frequency North Reading Series @ the College of Saint Rose, Albany (various days)

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