FEST: Lodge 2016 @ Round Top
Hudson’s community radio station WGXC 90.7-FM is presenting Lodge 2016 at Riedlbauer’s Resort in Round Top on Friday & Saturday (August 26 & 27). Lodge is a Catskills getaway weekend of music, art and radio, with all proceeds benefiting the radio station. The two-day fest features lots of live music in addition to site-specific installations, radio workshops and crafts from a variety of local artisans.
Lodge 2016 kicks off at 8pm on Friday (August 26) with a line-up of country and folk performers including Sauerkraut Seth (the Wiyos), Jim Wright (the Hayrollers), DJ Charles Ostroskey (WGXC’s The Neon and the Rain), Pat Linnan (Nature Films) and Liv Carrow. Friday night tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the gate.
On Saturday (August 27), Lodge expands throughout the Riedlbauer’s grounds. Activities will include a WGXC DJ round robin starting at 12noon; installations from Victoria Keddie, Elizabeth Sciore-Jones, Bryan Zimmerman, the Catskill Maker Syndicate and Caiti Hawkins; therapeutic sound treatments with Lavender Suarez; the WGXC Trading Post featuring crafts for sale from local artisans with proceeds to benefit WGXC; amateur radio demonstration with John J. Zimmerman; and the return of Uke Camp. Saturday daytime activities are free to all, and a live broadcast of the event will be heard on WGXC 90.7-FM and at wgxc.org.
Saturday’s live music sessions begin at 7pm featuring performances by Ultraam, Chris Forsyth, Koen Holtkamp, Spectre Folk, the Thalia Zedek Band and more. WGXC’s DJ Lunar Moss contributes interstitial sounds throughout the evening. Saturday tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the gate.
Two-night tickets are also available in advance for $30.
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2016:
ALBANY LATINFEST @ Washington Park, Albany, August 27, FREE
ALBANY JAZZ FESTIVAL @ Washington Park, Albany, September 10, FREE
FRESHGRASS @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, September 16-18
JAZZ AT THE LAKE @ Shepard Park, Lake George, September 17 & 18, FREE
AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR THE LAKE @ Charles Wood Park, Lake George, September 24 & 25