Festival Fever: The Summer Hoot @ the Ashokan Center, 8/23-25/13

August 23rd, 2013, 10:00 am by Greg
Natalie Merchant

Natalie Merchant

It’s the inaugural Summer Hoot, described as “a downhome celebration of music, food and community.” The three-day family-friendly fest at the Ashokan Center in Olivebridge begins today (Friday, August 23), and the weekend’s line-up of musical talent includes American music legend Pete Seeger, as well as Natalie Merchant, Happy Traum, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Amy Helm & the Dirt Farmer Band, the Horseflies’ Richie Stearns, the New Pornographers’ AC Newman, Nippertown’s own Zucchini Brothers and lots more…

Gates open at 3pm today and at 9am on Saturday and Sunday; music starts today at 6pm with Mike + Ruthy.

Single-day tickets at the gate are priced at $25 for today; $35 for Saturday; $30 for Sunday. Three-day all-fest tickets are $60. Kids age 12 and under are free.

Here’s the complete schedule of bands and musicians for the Summer Hoot:

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