Events

Music in the Garden

Aug. 10, 2014 noon until 7 pm

Doors open from noon until 7 pm with  music by

The Country Jamboree and the B Sweet Band

The Country Jamboree

Featuring: Vinnie, Jeannie, Diane, Dave, Dan, Pete, Dana and

http://www.thecountryjamboree.com/

If you’ve ever wanted to take a trip back in time and spend a magical day revisiting the glory days of country music, The Country Jamboree will take you there. Featuring an incredibly talented cast who have performed with some of country music‘s most popular artists, this outstanding performance features the music of Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard and more. Like spending an evening at The Grand Ole Opry, The Country Jamboree takes you from all out hoe down to poignant love song - and everything in between - all in one show! Across the nation and beyond, The Country Jamboree has brought many a thrilled audience to their feet. 

 

 Bobby Sweet and the B Sweet Band          www.bobbysweet.com

Bobby is a sixth-generation musician. He began performing at age 7 in his father’s band, and left at 17 to pursue his widening musical interests. As a performer, Bobby has shared the bill with some of the top country and folk artists, including Vince Gill, Bill Staines, Bill Morrissey, Deana Carter, Bryan White, Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Jonathan Edwards, and Sawyer Brown. As a sought-after lead guitarist he has played shows opening for George Jones, Asleep at the Wheel, Willie Nelson, The Bellamy Brothers, Waylon Jennings, and many others. Bobby toured in 2008-2009 with Arlo Guthrie’s Lost World Tour, and again with Guthrie in 2010-2011 on his Journey On Tour.

In 2011, he was selected as a New Folk finalist at Kerrville, and his songs have also received honorable mentions from The New York Songwriter’s Circle Songwriting Contest, The UK Songwriting Contest, The Billboard Songwriting Contest, and The Mountain Stage NewSong Contest.

Bobby has written songs that have aired on the hit television series Touched By An Angel, Walker Texas Ranger, Soul Food, Judging Amy, and Brotherhood, among others. Another of his songs was featured in the Danny Devito/Bette Midler movie Drowning Mona. His instrumental and vocal work have been featured on recordings by Arlo Guthrie, Sarah Lee Guthrie, and a host of other independent album projects. Bobby is a former staff writer with HoriPro Entertainment Group in Nashville. 

Gravel Grinder  Bike Tour

http://www.berkshiresports.org/F2G2/

 

  • Date: Sunday October 5, 2014
  • Register: BikeReg.com
  • Cost: $60
  • Start Time: Between 9AM and 10AM
  • Aid Stations: Will be open as noted below. Anyone planning to ride faster than 20 mph should start closer to 10AM. Anyone anticipating averaging less than 10mph needs to start by 9AM (or earlier).
  • Aid Stations will be manned by the Pittsfield High School Girls Cross Country Team!
  • In the spirit of Randonee riding, please be prepared for flats and mechanicals. Carry a multi-tool, spare tube, patch kit, tire levers and pump. We'll try to help if we can, but to avoid a long wait, it's better to be self-sufficient.
  • Cue Sheet
  • Marked Course
  • Sag Wagon
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