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Croton & Ossining's WDFH: June 30th Benefit Concert

WDFH Benefit Concert on Saturday June 30th with Hope Machine, Giant Cicada and Phineas and teh Lonely Leaves.

HONORING THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF WOODY GUTHRIE

Live from Yonkers, we’ll be hosting some of the lower Hudson Valley’s best and brightest musical talent in a benefit concert for Westchester Public Radio, WDFH.  Joining us — and performing for you — will be:

 

Phineas and the Lonely Leaves

Giant Cicada

Hope Machine

 

When:  Saturday, June 30, at 7:30 p.m.

 

Where: 31 Fullerton Avenue, second floor, Yonkers, N.Y.  Go inside the
gate and up the stairs on the side of the building. 
Flat-soled shoes suggested.  You'll know why when you get here!

 

Contact:  (914) 674-0900

 

Space is limited, so reservations are
suggested.
Make yours at rsvp - at - wdfh - dot - org or leave a
message at (914) 674-0900 extension 61.  Please make sure to include:

your name

your phone number

your e-mail

the number of people in your party

the date, name, method (Paypal or Network for Good), and amount of your advance donation (see below).

Minimum donation: $20.00 per person (cash or check only at the
door; credit cards online in advance — see below).  This is a benefit concert
for WDFH, the lower Hudson valley's only public radio station, so larger
donations are greatly appreciated.  All donations are tax deductible.

 

Advance donations are appreciated via Paypal or Network for Good.  (If you're donating via Network for Good,
please enter "6/30 WDFH Benefit Concert" in the Designation field.)

 

Refreshments available.

 

Come on down, bring your friends, and hear three of the area’s most creative musical groups.  These folks are generously donating their time and talent in support of WDFH.  Please join us in making this an evening to remember.

 

Phineas and the Lonely Leaves


Based out of Peekskill, Phineas and the Lonely Leaves have a driving rock
force coupled with Americana-indie-folk-swing.  Currently gigging in N.Y.C. and throughout Westchester, Phineas and the Lonely Leaves is a band you do not want to miss.  This is their debut performance at WDFH!


Tim Feeney – lead vocals, guitar

Mike Spinelli – electric guitar, vocals

Tim Cavanagh – bass

Paul Slater – keyboards, vocals

Larry Ohlmann – drums

 

Giant Cicada


Giant Cicada began as an extension of the partnership of the upright bass/vocal duo Jon Burr and Lynn Stein, playing the essence of song and minimalist arrangements.  With the addition of violin, guitar, cajon drum, and bowed upright bass, the duo ventured farther down the paths of pop, dance, world, and jazz and
developed a vibrant new sound.  Some of these fine people have already performed at WDFH as the Jon Burr Trio and the Lynn Stein Trio.


Jon Burr – upright bass

Jonathan Russell – violin

John Hart – guitar

Carlos “Go-Go” Gomez – percussion

Nick Russo – guitars

Lynn Stein – vocals

 

Hope Machine


Born at a 2003 Woody Guthrie hootenanny, Hope Machine is named after a Woody quote: “About all a human being is, anyway, is a hoping machine.” Their music is ever-evolving but always carries a message of hope, peace, and freedom.  Hope Machine is an “official Program” of the Woody Guthrie
Foundation, and returns to WDFH after a performance earlier this year.


Fred Gillen, Jr. –
vocals, harmonica

Steve Kirkman – guitar

… and one never knows who might be joining
them!


Hope Machine are appearing as part of their yearlong tribute to
Woody.  Join us for the Westchester show of their “Woody Guthrie 100th Birthday Tour!”

For more information on the Woody Guthrie Centennial please visit Woody at 100.

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