Category Archives: Festivals

Artbits-October 5, 2017

The Stars at NMC are sending boxes of protective gear to the Keys. The Fall Art Walk takes over Downtown. Lori Niederer, Claire Payne, Longina Smolinski and Wayne Tarr have shows. The SAC will film for Swanee 2. Nobby Reed Project, Franklin County Voices, Gypsy Wind, Chris and Erica, Nightrain, John Smyth and Jenn Croteau, Third Shift with Colleen McLaughlin, the Michele Fay Band, and Frevo have gigs. Continue reading

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Artbits-August 3, 2017

Summer Sounds takes the week off but the Big Music Weeks of Summer continue. Franklin County Field Days has great music and more. Will Patton three times, Mark Struhsacker, Nobby Reed, Eric George, the Timothy James Connection, Tim Brick, Carol Ann Jones, Glass Onion, Banjo Dan and Bob Amos, Justice, Chris & Erica, Say Darling dinner concert. Elvis and Johnny, Jorge Garcia Herranz, Full Walrus, Plastique Mammals, Brayden Baird, Still Kickin’, Lesley Grant, and the Lamoille Dance Academy all have gigs. Terry Buehner, Anne Standish, Meta Strick, and Richard B. Harper all have shows. Continue reading

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Artbits-July 27, 2017

The Big Music Weeks of Summer continue. Mango Jam plays Summer Sounds. The Opera House begins The King and I. The 25th annual Jig in the Valley takes flight. Will Patton and Mark Struhsacker, Arthur James, The Duel, The Buck Hollers, BBP, Nobby Reed, Dana and Susan Robinson, IncaHoots, and the John Lackard Blues Band have gigs. The Fraank Band/Starburst reunite. The Grind hosts Open Mic. Twiggs has Paint Nite. Continue reading

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Artbits-June 29, 2017

Summer Sounds starts this Saturday at the Supercharged Bay Day! FCTC presents the Little Shop of Horrors. Saturday is the Barn Quilt Challenge deadline. The Museum exhibits Hamilton: The Man Who Invented Modern America. The BFA Jazz Band, the Ellen Powell Trio, The Growlers, the Bob Mackenzie Blues Trio, Chasing 440, the Superchargers, Rushmore, Girls Night, the Lamoille Dance Academy, and Backpack Theater all have gigs. CBC has 35 under 35. The VYO named Benjamin Klemme. Frederick Douglass’ fiery Independence speech is read. Continue reading

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Artbits-June 15, 2017

Donna Blatchly’s 3D pebble art hangs around and the Barn Quilt Challenge continues. Mamma Mia screens. Theater Camp begins. Jenni Johnson, TNT Comedy, Erin Cassels-Brown, the Donna Thunder Trio, Crone & Bodega, Carol Ann Jones and Will Patton, Fiddleheads with Dominique Dodge, IncaHoots, the Nobby Reed Project, and Katherine Dandurand all perform. SAC will hold additional auditions. Vermont writer Bill Schubart reads and the Adult Summer Reading Challenge starts. Continue reading

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Artbits-June 8, 2017

The June Juried Show has 50 artists. Rosie and Trevor, Troy Millette, the Robin Gottfried Band, the Stragglers, Nightrain, Carol Ann Jones and Will Patton, the Starline Rhythm Boys, Justice, the Solaris Chamber Choir, Deobrat Mishra, Will Patton again, and a Family Dance take over stages around the area. Two Book Groups meet, Summer Story Hour begins, Classic Movie Night and Vermont Reads project films. Continue reading

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