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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||The Edwards Opera House is located in the Edwards
Town Hall at 161 Main Street, Edwards, New York. For general
or call him at 919-360-4462. Entertainers interested in performing
at the Edwards Opera House are asked to e-mail
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
30 ... Saturday, 7 PM
The New York/Texas Jazz Express
York pianist Larry Ham and Houston-based saxophonist
Woody Witt are continuing their musical collaborations
this summer on a tour of New York State. Their
sets at the Edwards Opera House will include
arrangements and compositions by Woody and Larry, as
well as some classic jazz pieces.
Larry and Woody have developed a strong musical
partnership over the past several years, touring and
performing together in Houston and elsewhere in Texas,
across the southwest and the west coast, in Alaska, and
in New York City. Their current tour will also
include some time in the recording studio to create a
new DC, to be released this fall.
Melito and bassist Lee Hudson will complete the group
for this tour and for this year's concert. Both
are highly regarded members of the New York jazz
community and have been performing and recording with
Larry for many years.
for more info.
August 27 ... Saturday, 7 PM
The Gathering/She Was Right and Friends
September 17 ... Saturday, 7 PM
October 1 ... Saturday, 7 PM
workshops and concert: Gretchen Kohler and Don Woodcock
October 7 ... Friday, 7 PM
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
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
Americana, traditional folk music and well crafted
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".
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
October 22 ... Friday, 7 PM
Tickets are $10.00 for
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
|Eliza Gilkyson appeared here on November
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.