Howlin’ at the Moon Concert Series Announced

January 30th, 2015, 12:00 pm by Greg

The Schenectady County Historical Society proudly presents its seventh season of the Howlin’ at the Moon concert series at Mabee Farm Historic Site in Rotterdam Junction. Each month on the full moon, Mabee Farm will host an evening of live music, featuring regional folk and bluegrass artists.

Winter concerts are held in the Franchere Center at Mabee Farm. Summer concerts take place in Mabee Farm’s historic 1760s Dutch barn. Each concert begins at 7pm with a singer-songwriter opener, then moves on to the evening’s headlining act. Admission for each show is $5, and refreshments are available for purchase.

Here’s the schedule for the upcoming Howlin’ at the Moon concerts:

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RUNNING THE RIVER
With Tophenjamin
Sunday (February 1), 7pm
Running the River features a blend of classic country, rock, folk, Irish, blues and fiddle tunes. Opening act is the brotherly duo Tophenjamin, mixing the sounds of bluegrass, R&B, jazz and rock.

SHADOWLAND
Friday, March 6, 7pm
A night of great Irish and Celtic music celebrating the Irish in Schenectady. Shadowland features a lively mixture of originals and much-loved favorites served up in a truly unique manner. Terrific harmonies, killer guitar licks and pounding rhythms combine with powerful
lyrics to make Shadowland one of the Northeast’s most popular bands.

DYER SWITCH
With M.R. Poulopoulos
Thursday, April 2, 7pm
Dyer Switch’s hard-driving traditional, original and unique bluegrass and acoustic music is dynamic, captivating, and performed with mesmeric charm.

THREE QUARTER NORTH
With Mark Baptiste
Sunday, May 3, 7pm
TQN’s home-grown blend of bluegrass and folk is easy on the ears and stimulating to the heart.

13 FEET OF BLUEGRASS
With 2Late
Tuesday, June 2, 7pm
13 Feet of Bluegrass returns to Howlin’ for high-energy bluegrass, ’70s and ’80s country rock, blues, originals and a spectrum ranging from Flatt & Scruggs to the Allman Brothers.