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Supported by The Sweetgrass Foundation
The Edwards Arts Council announces its exciting 2015 calendar of high quality live musical events at the historic Edwards Opera House.  Unless otherwise posted, all shows are Saturday night starting at 7 PM and all tickets are available at the door and go on sale at 6 PM the day of the show.
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Like us on Facebook ... Edwards Arts Council The Edwards Opera House is located in the Edwards Town Hall at 161 Main Street, Edwards, New York.  For general information, e-mail George Dodds or call him at 919-360-4462.  Entertainers interested in performing at the Edwards Opera House are asked to e-mail Mike Welch or call 315-267-6883.  You may also write to: Edwards Arts Council, PO Box 241, Edwards NY 13635.  Donations for use and restoration of the Opera House are tax deductible.

Tentative Calendar of Events 2016

April 16 ... Saturday, 7 PM Atkinson Family BandAtkinsons

The Atkinsons are a family band, rooted in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains.  Their style is all our own, an acoustic genre of Americana, bluegrass and folk music with a refreshing sound.  They compose a lot of the songs they perform, which tell the stories of their lives in the northern mountains of the Adirondacks.  Even though the members change, some stay and some go, they are still a family band, have a unique sound, and believe that you will enjoy the sound they produce.
April 30 ... Saturday, 7 PM Uprooted
May 28 ... Saturday, 6:30 PM 6th Annual All-Star Show

$15.00 per ticket ... Pre-sale tickets available at Wood's Grocery in Edwards, Brewer Bookstore on the SLU campus in Canton and Brick & Mortar in Potsdam
June 18 ... Saturday, 7 PM Tas Cru and Mary Ann Casale
Tas Cru An evening of original music from these two great singer-songwriters. Mary Ann Casale
July 9 ... Saturday, 7 PM Country Jamboree
August 27 ... Saturday, 7 PM The Hubcats and The Gathering
Stewart Foster   The Gathering
September 17 ... Saturday, 7 PM Northbound

October 1 ... Saturday, 7 PM Fiddle workshops and concert:  Gretchen Kohler and Don Woodcock

Don Woodcock and Gretchen Khoeler
October 7 ... Friday, 7 PM The Trophy Husbands

Trophy Husbands
John Kribs (guitar /banjo), Arlin Greene (bass), Doug Moody (fiddle) and Orion Kribs (mandolin /guitar), collectively known as "The Trophy Husbands",  is a powerful combination of instrumental virtuosity and truly "explosive" vocal  harmonies

As four of the North Country's most highly regarded musicians - they have put their minds, hearts, voices and strings together with a repertoire of both iconic and obscure   Americana, traditional folk music and well crafted original songs.

Guitarist and singer songwriter John  Kribs is the founder of Racquette River Rounders and Johnny & the Triumphs, a former "McKrell" and guitarist for "The BlueBillies". His songs have gone to the top of the "American Play" charts in France and used on NPR's "Car Talk".

 Fiddle virtuoso Doug Moody (Papa Chubby, The Steam Donkeys, and The McKrells) is a veteran of more than 20 years of touring. One of the most sought after "sidemen" in the northeast, he has been drafted into a "countless and eclectic" list of upstate string bands. Bassist Arlin Greene cut his musical teeth with his father, legendary country artist "Smokey Greene". In his long and unique career, he has worked with artists as varied as Dan Tyminski (Allison Kraus), and 80s pop star "D Train" Williams.

 By 15, Orion Kribs was performing regularly with his father. In the 15 years since then he has become an outstanding musician, singer songwriter, and soloist in his own right as a member of the cutting edge alt rock band "Black Mountain Symphony" and country music's "BlueBillies".
October 22 ... Friday, 7 PM The Waydown WailersThe Waydown Wailers

Tickets are $10.00 for this show.

Advance tickets are available by mail.  Send a check or money order to: The Edwards Arts Council, Inc.  P.O. Box 241  Edwards, NY 13635.  Your tickets will be available at the box office.

Directions to Edwards are available on this website.  For questions or comments on the technical side of this website, please contact the webmaster.

Eliza Gilkyson appeared here on November 11, 2006.Eliza Gilkyson  She liked the Edwards Opera House so much, she made it the cover of one of her CDs, "Your Town Tonight."  You can see it on her label's web site.  Our web address is listed on the album as well as a photo credit.

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