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The Currys will showcase music from their new album, <i>Follow</i>, with a free concert Saturday night (7 pm) in SUNY Potsdam's Snell Music Theatre.  Photo:  The Currys
The Currys will showcase music from their new album, Follow, with a free concert Saturday night (7 pm) in SUNY Potsdam's Snell Music Theatre. Photo: The Currys

The Currys return to Potsdam for homegrown folk rock concert

The Currys: two brothers, one cousin and all musicians. The alternative folk group is releasing its first full length album this spring, and returns to Potsdam for a concert in Snell Music Theatre on Saturday night.

Highlights over the last couple of years include a tour of Ireland, a music video and lots of new music. Todd Moe spoke with Galen Curry by phone as the muscians -- including Jimmy Curry, Tommy Curry, Johnny Humphreys and Matt Kauper -- made their way east through the Rockies on their way to the North Country.  Go to full article
Eliza Moore.  Photo:
Eliza Moore. Photo:

New music: Eliza Moore's "Everything to Me"

Montreal-based singer-songwriter Eliza Moore has a new album and she'll give a concert in Canton on Saturday night. Her musical journey has taken her from Vermont to Indiana, Boston, the Thousand Islands and across Europe. Todd Moe talks with Eliza about her new EP, Everything to Me, and the classically-trained violinist's personal journey.

Eliza Moore will hold an EP-release gathering for Everything to Me at the Parkview above the Blackbird Cafe in Canton Saturday beginning at 7 pm. She will perform with members of Althea Jean, and DJ Tapatio (aka David Sommerstein) will provide the dance tracks.  Go to full article
Charlie Brennan.   Photo: Cynthia Brennan
Charlie Brennan. Photo: Cynthia Brennan

Charlie Brennan: returning to his roots in classic rock

Todd Moe shares music and conversation with Glens Falls singer/songwriter Charlie Brennan. He's out with a new CD, ...look far..., and we'll hear more about his brand of classic rock.  Go to full article

Climbing, collecting and shaping rocks

About 20 years ago, Matt Horner started climbing rocks and ice in the High Peaks. Today, the Keene Valley resident continues to work and play around granite boulders, but he's found a way to make art. More than 60 of his works -- carved sculptures and stone vessels -- are on display at View in Old Forge this season.

Matt is also a professional fly-fishing guide and well-acquainted with the smooth river stones in the region. He told Todd Moe that shaping stones started a few years ago while working on a rock wall.  Go to full article
Thea Alvin
Thea Alvin

Art that's set in stone

Vermont artist Thea Alvin has been a professional stone mason for 25 years, and mostly uses dry stone stacking to create sculptures and landscape installations. Her works include stunning stone arches, walls and ornamental spirals. Alvin will be at St. Lawrence University later this month as part of a week-long focus on Climate Change and Environmental Justice. Her challenge is using recyclable materials (shopping carts and soda cans) to create arches and a small house on campus. Thea Alvin has traveled around the world teaching, building and learning from master masons. She spoke with Todd Moe about a life-long respect for rocks.  Go to full article

Birthday tribute to Chuck Berry

Adirondack folksinger Dan Berggren has put together a special birthday feature on Chuck Berry, the Father of Rock & Roll. He tells about one of his all-time favorite concerts.  Go to full article
Members of the band "Perserverance", from Norwood-Norfolk High School.
Members of the band "Perserverance", from Norwood-Norfolk High School.

Rockin' at the Green

High school musicians usually get a chance to perform for an audience at school jazz band or orchestra concerts. But aside from parties and the occasional high school dance, there are few opportunities for young rock musicians to test their licks in public. For 7 years now, the Norwood Village Green concert series has provided an outlet for high school bands to rock out. David Sommerstein takes us backstage at the High School Rock Band Festival.  Go to full article

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