FEST: The Summer Hoot @ the Ashokan Center
The down-home celebration of music, food and community kicks off at 7:30pm on Friday (August 26), featuring world class music from the great state of New York and beyond, including performances by Tracy Bonham, Dom Flemons, Bill Harley, Connor Kennedy & Minstrel, Simi Stone and many more.
In addition to continuous live music, the Summer Hoot offers children’s activities, local food & beer, handmade crafts, hiking, blacksmith demonstrations, workshops, campfire sing-alongs and much, much more.
Gates open at 3pm on Friday (August 26), and the festivities continue until 7pm Sunday (August 28).
The Hoot raises money for the Ashokan Center’s vital environmental education and natural history programs that run year-round.
Weekend passes are $75. Single-day admission is $30 on Friday; $40 on Saturday and $35 on Sunday. Ages 12 and under are FREE.
Additional artists confirmed for this weekend’s Summer Hoot include Baby States, Robert Sarazin Blake & the Package, the Brother Brothers, Burnell Pines, Caprice Rouge, Megan Downes, Elijah, Fiddle Fever, the Ladles, Love Waves, Lula Wiles, Chris Merenda & the Wheel, Mister Chris, Paul Brown & Terri McMurray, Ratboy Jr., Kalyn Rock, Serious Juggling & Comedy, Skye and more.
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2016:
THE LODGE 2016 @ Riedlbauer’s Resort, Round Top, August 26 & 27
ALBANY LATINFEST @ Washington Park, Albany, August 27, FREE
ALBANY JAZZ FESTIVAL @ Washington Park, Albany, September 10, FREE
FRESHGRASS @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, September 16-18
JAZZ AT THE LAKE @ Shepard Park, Lake George, September 17 & 18, FREE
AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR THE LAKE @ Charles Wood Park, Lake George, September 24 & 25