Tuesday, July 19, 2005

CONCERT: Bang on a Can AllStars Wednesday July 20 at Windsor Lake, North Adams

From: Rod Bunt <tourist@bcn.net>, Mayor's Office of Tourism

Subject: A Beautiful Evening for a Concert at the Lake!

The free concert series continues tomorrow (Wednesday, July 20) at Windsor Lake, North Adams, from 7:00 - 8:30 PM. The performance combines great music with a beautiful natural backdrop.

The featured act this week is the famous Bang on a Can All-Stars. This free concert is part of the Bang on a Can Music Festival at MASS MoCA. The festival brings some of the finest musicians in the world to North Adams for almost three weeks of classes, recitals, concerts, and more.

The performance at Windsor Lake will comprise two acts. First, a guitar quartet, led by led by guitarist extraordinaire Mark Stewart, a perennial festival favorite followed by the Bang on a Can percussion quartet led by acclaimed percussionist David Cossin. This years festival includes three musicians from Uzbekistan who will play traditional Uzbek instruments for this concert. The performance promises to be a treat for all ages.

Hoosac Bank and the City of North Adams sponsor the free performances. The rain date is the following Sunday at the same time. Parking at Windsor Lake is free, but visitors should bring chairs or a blanket for their comfort. For a full listing of concerts, call 413-664-6180.


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