Saturday night (May 19) is gonna be one serious, extra special, double-barrelled celebration at
Skidmore College’s Filene Recital Hall in Saratoga Springs. UPDATE: The venue for the concert has changed. The show will now take place at Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs.
First off, it’s the 52nd anniversary celebration of the Spa City’s internationally renowned coffeehouse, Caffe Lena.
Secondly, it’s a centennial celebration for the godfather of American folk music, Woody Guthrie, who penned such classic songs as “Pretty Boy Floyd,” “Pastures of Plenty,” “Hard Travelin’,” “Deportees,” “Roll On Columbia,” “Vigilante Man” and one of the best-known American songs of all time, “This Land Is Your Land,” in addition to his countless Dust Bowl ballads.
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