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Roger Street Friedman Band Outdoor Concert – Bring a blanket or a chair!
July 31, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - August 1, 2021 @ 8:00 pm$20.00
Roger Street Friedman is an award-winning singer-songwriter based in Sea Cliff, NY. His critically acclaimed 2017 album Shoot The Moon reached #2 on the Roots Music Report Americana Country Album Chart.
Recalling the pop-rock singer-songwriter tradition of Jackson Browne, Marc Cohn, Randy Newman, Colin Hay, Bruce Hornsby, and Mark Knopfler, Friedman released “Sun Never Sets” in 2019 – a song and video dedicated to immigrants and immigration reform. Collaborating on the project were Peter Yarrow, Tom Chapin, Joel Rafael and Guy Davis. His third-full length album, RISE, produced by Larry Campbell was released in 2020 followed by his most recent EP, COME WHAT MAY in July 2021.
The concert will be on the grass (mowed and ample) of Arts Center Board member Peter Baiamonte at 3 New Hartford Road at Sandisfield Road/Route 57. Signs will direct you to parking.
Family-friendly – children under 12 free!
Gates open at 5. Concert begins about 6:00, finishes by 8. Sunset that day is 8:12pm.
Food: Bring a picnic basket, and a blanket or a lawn chair.
Wine and beer, soft drinks will be available, donations gratefully accepted.
No outside alcohol allowed.
RAIN DATE Sunday August 1, 1 PM
Time note: A glitch in our webhost calendar removed this from displaying after 4 PM today – to get the page to show up we set the end of the event for 8 PM on 8/1. It will be a great event, but it won’t be that long!
More about Roger:
Roger Street Friedman was bitten by the music bug early, learning to write songs(at the age of 12) and developing his studio engineering skills. His life took a left turn in his early 20’s and he left music for a career in his family’s retail display business for about 25 years. But a combination of events during the mid-’00s — the passing of his father and mother, marriage and, later, the births of his two children — steered Friedman back to music, leading to the acclaimed 2014 debut THE WAITING SKY and 2017’s SHOOT THE MOON. “Those life events really kind of opened the floodgates for me to start writing again,” he notes.
Roger has performed at the Clearwater Folk Festival, Huntington Folk Festival and The Falcon Ridge Folk Festival (Grassy Hill Emerging Artist) as well as touring up and down the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and South. Friedman performed at the 2019 NERFA conference in a coveted “formal” showcase, and is currently planning his 4th studio album for 2022 and happy to be coming to Sandisfield to kick off getting back on the road and performing for a live audience again!
Flora Parisky, a donation in memory of Sean Carr 9/19/69 – 10/24/20
Matt McCuin/Matt McCuin Landscaping
Domaney’s Liquors and Fine Wines
Note that you will be able to pay with a credit card – click the PayPal button at Checkout, you’ll come to a page where you can enter your credit card info. PayPal processes the payments.