The Hudson Valley Folk Guild

Friends of Fiddler's Green Chapter

Friends of Fiddler's Green is the performing chapter of HVFG where popular national and
regional performers are presented each month. Concerts are generally held on the 2nd Friday of
the month in the Spring Season (Mar/Apr/May/June) and in the Fall Season (Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec).
Special events may also be held, and details/changes/additions will be on this website.
We are always looking for volunteers to join our happy crew! If you can bring and/or serve
refreshments, run the sound board, collect admissions, help set up or clean up, contact Pat
Lamanna at

Concerts are held at the Hyde Park United Methodist Church, which is located on Route 9 and
Church Rd. in Hyde Park, N.Y. Admission is $12; seniors $10; Hudson Valley Folk Guild members $8.
If you have any questions, or need more information, you can call Pat Lamanna at (845)452-4013.
Directions to the Church can be found below.

*** Upcoming Events ***

  • Friday, May 11 at 8:00pm - Larry Kaplan
  • Friday, Jun 8 at 8:00pm - June Jamboree - Denise Jordan Finley, Vito Petrocitto, Small Engine, Trio Mio see a flyer for this chapter in PDF format click here

Larry Kaplan
Friday, May 11th at 8:00pm

Larry Kaplan’s songs are known and loved in the US and around the world. In addition to his five CDs, many of his songs are performed and have been recorded by respected artists and audiences. poignant stories in song, written in the truest folk traditon, honest, highly singable…always memorable. Larry's newest CD, "True Enough" was released in January 2018 and will be available for a special discounted price at this concert.

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June Jamboree
Friday, Jun 8th at 8:00pm

A Jambalaya of the Hudson Valley's best home-grown talents: Denise Jordan Finley; Vito Petroccitto Jr.; Small Engine (Ellie Wininger and Dave Kearney); and Trio Mio (Steve and Terri Massardo, Fran Palmieri, Robert Muller,and Bruce Hildenbrand).

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*** The Gallery of Images ***

Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen, April 2018
Betty and the Baby Boomers in March 2018
Anne Hills in November 2017
Greg Greenway in October 2018
David Roth, September 2018
*** Directions to get here ***

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From the South:
Follow US Route 9 North from Poughkeepsie past the Culinary Institute of America to the traffic
light at St. Andrews Road. Continue North on Rt 9 to Church Street, on your right. Make a right turn onto Church Street. The HPUMC is the first building on your left on Church Street.

From the North:
Follow US Route 9 South from Rhinebeck past the Vanderbilt Estate (part of the National Park
Service) until you come to a traffic light at Market Street. From this light, Church Street is
the next left from Rt 9. The HPUMC is the first building on your left on Church Street.

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