Historical Society of Woodstock Benefit Concert

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Name: Historical Society of Woodstock Benefit Concert
Date: May 24, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
The Jennifer Maidman Band with special guest Elly Wininger will kick off The Historical Society of Woodstock's 2019 celebration of the town's 400-year history in the field of music on Friday, May 24 with a benefit concert at the First Church of Christ,  85 Tinker Street.
 
Maidman, a versatile UK and US based instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and producer, is currently a member of The Orchestra That fell to Earth (the original Penguin Cafe Orchestra), Soupsongs (the music of Robert Wyatt), the Murray Head Band, the Terry Reid Band and the reformed seminal 1970s funk soul ensemble Kokomo.  She enjoyed chart success from the start of her career by recording and mixing Marc Bolan's “I Love to Boogie” in 1976. She has performed with Joan Armatrading, Bonnie Raitt, Mark Knopfler, Gerry Rafferty, Van Morrison and Boy George. For more information, see http://jennifermaidman.weebly.com/
 
Wininger, a 2014 inductee into the NY Blues Hall of Fame, got her start in the coffee houses of Greenwich Village and has deep roots in Woodstock. Her CD, Little Red Wagon, hit #8 on the Folk Music DJ Chart in 2018. Having played historic NYC venues, Elly now tours nationally and is an annual feature at the Woodstock Invitational Luthier's Showcase. Festival promoter Kurt Henry called Elly a “folk-blues legend.” She was the first artist to perform at CBGB and was offered a recording contract with Red Robin Records at age 16. For more about Elly Wininger's impressive career,  see http://www.ellywininger.com/bio.shtml.
 
 
Location:
First Church of Christ, 85 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
Date/Time Information:
May 24, 2019 / Doors Open 7 p.m. / Show Begins 8 p.m.
Contact Information:
Weston Blelock
Fees/Admission:
Advance Tickets $15/ Day of Show $20
Advance tickets are available online at www.historicalsocietyofwoodstock.org
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