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Real Good For Free: Lock 7-12 Canalfest, 8/8-9/09

Friday, August 7th, 2009

“Eight more miles on the Erie Canal…”

Yes, the Erie Canal is the stuff of legend and song, so when the canal and music come together, well, it’s a beautiful thing. And that’s exactly what’s happening this weekend with the Lock 7-12 Canalfest. It’s all happening at various locations around Nippertown. And it’s free!

The fest is a wonderful, family-friendly event that includes water ski shows, fireworks displays, hayrides, boatrides, skydiving demonstrations, arts and crafts exhibits and lots more.

Here’s the lowdown on the best music at Canalfest:

SATURDAY, AUGUST 8
MABEE FARM (ROTTERDAM)
12noon: the Riverview Ramblers
1:30pm: Mike & Ruthy
3pm: Annie & the Hedonists
4:30pm: Pat Wictor
RIVERLINK PARK (AMSTERDAM)
2pm: The Barefoot Boys
4pm: Med Rock
7pm: Terry Adams Rock & Roll Quartet
FREEDOM PARK (SCOTIA)
7pm: Tommy V and the Works

SUNDAY, AUGUST 9
MABEE FARM (ROTTERDAM)
12noon: The Mariaville Cattle Company
1:30pm: Blackcreek
3pm: Red Molly
4:30pm: Scott Ainslie
RIVERLINK PARK (AMSTERDAM)
2PM: The Joey Thomas Big Band
FREEDOM PARK (SCOTIA)
7pm: Loose Cannon Live!

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