Friday, July 01, 2005

MUSIC: July 6th Windsor Lake concert at the lake features Dixie Cats

Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 13:49:57 -0400
From: Rod Bunt <>
for the Mayor's Office of Tourism
6 West Main Street
North Adams, MA 01247

The free concert series continues this Wednesday, July 6, at Windsor Lake, North Adams, from 7 - 8:30 PM. The performances combine great music with a beautiful natural backdrop. Audiences gather on the grassy, lakeside lawn to enjoy some great entertainment, free of charge.

This Wednesday's featured act is The Dixie Cats, a good old-fashioned Dixieland Band, playing with a down - south New Orleans feel that will get you clapping your hands and tapping your toes. The bands' Dixieland sound is rich with improvised solos. Whether trumpet, trombone or clarinet solo or all three instruments intertwined in an improvisation to create that rich Dixieland feel, the "Cats are sure to please an audience. The band plays a varied menu of favorites from Dixieland to blues and jazz standards. The band is comprised of Ron Whitney, trumpet, Tom Sadin, clarinet and saxophone, Mike Hutchinson, piano, Jake Keplinger, bass and Robert Marshal, drums. Trombonist Chris Caproni leads the sextet. The 'Cats are a Windsor Lake favorite.

Hoosac Bank and the City of North Adams sponsor the popular 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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