The Beat from Troy Music Hall #20, Don’t Stop Believing

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Don’t Stop Believing! 

Phase Three is here! It is exciting to know we’ll be able to get out and about more. Though we have to wear masks and practice social distancing, we know these small sacrifices now mean bigger gains later. For some inspiration that all will be well (eventually, it will take some time) enjoy Steve Perry firing up the crowd. We told you we’d feature more Journey.

Heads Up – Father’s Day is Tomorrow!

Happy Father’s Day!

Bryce Dallas Howard directed the documentary “Dads,” a joyful exploration of modern fatherhood.For the film, Howard sat down with a handful of famous dads including Will Smith, Jimmy KimmelJimmy Fallon and her own dad, actor and director Ron Howard.

Dads is available to stream on Apple TV and via the Apple TV app.

Some Joyful Noise

KIRBY: Tiny Desk (Home) ConcertWe are loving the Home series presented by NPR. Please let us introduce you to the Mississippi singer-songwriter KIRBY, who has an amazing voice and will bring a little joy into your weekend.

“Moondance” Van Morrison Cover

Rodrigo y Gabriela

We love these two and hope to one day host them at the Hall. This acoustic guitar duo performed “Moondance” earlier this month. Compare it to one of their early videos, the 2002 “Tamacun.” This video helped launch their careers and as of today has close to 20 million views.

The Enviable Loft Fran Lebowitz Has Never Liked

Creative director Marc Balet bought his three-story loft in Manhattan’s Noho district 30 years ago. His good friend, the writer Fran Lebowitz, has a lot of opinions on his decorating style, and is not shy about offering her opinion.

Watch A Dinosaur Expert React to Dinosaur Movies

In the Vulture video series, Expert Witness, they ask scientists and historians to give movies a good old-fashioned fact-check. How do the dinosaurs in movies and TV shows hold up under the scrutiny of a dinosaur expert. Watch and find out…

Just for Fun!

The young man with the red tie isn’t allowed to wear a costume due to religious reasons. His friends didn’t want to exclude him and came up with a very clever idea. “Ladies and gentleman, you are looking at the President of the United States and his Secret Service men.”

From Buzzfeed, 26 Pictures That Will Warm Your Cold, Dead Heart

Did You Gain the Quarantine 15?

Not to overshare – but we may have gained a pound or two while practicing social isolation, and Trader Joe’s can share some of the blame. Their Triple Ginger Cookies, dark chocolate peanut butter cups, any of the frozen Indian food – it’s all so good! What’s your favorite Trader Joe’s product?

Cats Have Always Run The World

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We know this is hard, and if you need someone to listen, NYS has set up a Covid Emotional Support Helpline – call 1-844-863-9314, available 8 AM – 10 PM, seven days a week.

Please share with us any links or videos that have made you laugh, entertained you, or provided a distraction. Please email them to karen@troymusichall.org and we may use them in future volumes of The Beat. Thank you.

We are marking our 145th Anniversary this month.

We are proud of our history and our service to the community. The current crisis has had a significant impact on us, but we look forward to opening our doors and welcoming you back! The music will soar again, but only if we stay strong, stay connected, and stay together. Your generosity and support are greatly appreciated, please click here to donate.

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
30 Second Street, Troy NY
518-273-0038 | troymusichall.org

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