FREE FEST: Quiet Village in New Paltz on Saturday

September 14th, 2016, 9:30 am by Greg

No noise…
No beats…
No visuals…
Just pure ambience…

The Hudson Valley’s free “anti-festival” of ambient music, Quiet Village promotes serious ambient electronic music composers and sound artists, presenting environmental music in an outdoor setting that bypasses the traditional concert format and gallery installation paradigm.

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The nine-hour Quite Village takes place at Hasbrouck Park in New Paltz beginning at 10:30am on Saturday (September 17). Admission is free.

The ambient music fest is ideal for active listening, passive listening, or a sonic field to simply pass through… read, think, talk, play, daydream, listen…

Here’s the schedule of performers for Quiet Village 2016:

10:30am: Bob Lukomski (New Paltz)
11:20am: Nixie Unterwelt (Kerhonkson)
12:10pm: Okkoto (New Paltz)
1pm: David Mecionis (NYC)
1:50pm: The Beaux Eaux Trio (New Jersey)
2:40pm: Rothwell & Mariette Papic (NYC)
3:30pm: Edward Ruchalski (Syracuse)
4:20pm: Andrew Shapiro (Brooklyn)
5:10pm: Oneiromantix (Saugerties)
6pm: Astatic (Brooklyn)
6:50pm: Cowboy and Indian (Catskill)

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2016:
FRESHGRASS @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, September 16-18
IRISH 2000 MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL @ the Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa, September 16 & 17
PEARLPALOOZA @ North Pearl Street, Albany, September 17, FREE
ART IN THE PARK @ Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, September 17, FREE
JAZZ AT THE LAKE @ Shepard Park, Lake George, September 17 & 18, FREE
LARKFEST @ Lark Street, Albany, September 24, FREE
AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR THE LAKE @ Charles Wood Park, Lake George, September 24 & 25