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Twilight Music in the Parks 2023 – Storm King Skyline
July 6, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Storm King Skyline:
Kevin & Carol Becker, Rich Keyes, Ken & Linda Sheehan
Start with deep roots in traditional folk music, add musical versatility, mix in both historical and contemporary themes, all seasoned with a healthy dose of good-natured humor, then enjoy a performance by Storm King Skyline.
A newly formed musical group, Storm King Skyline has developed a unique sound that combines breathtaking vocals, instrumental dexterity, and a synergy that comes only from an intimate knowledge of each other’s talents. That sound starts with Kevin’s intricate finger picked guitar, augmented by his impeccable harmonica playing. Carol’s soaring vocals – clear, bright, and pure, stand out when singing solo and form compelling harmonies with Kevin and Ken’s baritone voices. Ken adds the skillful touch of a virtuoso on guitar and the sound is all anchored by Rich’s solid rhythms on upright bass and his driving bluegrass-influenced banjo. They feature Linda on tambourine and light percussion. Carol adds other instruments as well, notably mountain dulcimer, recorder, bodhran, and Appalachian limber horse. Their repertoire ranges from historical ballads to songs of social significance and from traditional folk songs to the original songs of the band members. Storm King Skyline has an easy manner and relaxed stage presence which encourages audience participation and contributes to their entertaining performances.
About Twilight Music in the Parks
Come enjoy free live music from the Hudson Valley Folk Guild at the Walkway Over the Hudson this summer!
Once again, The Hudson Valley Folk Guild will be providing the New York State Office of Parks with outdoor music on Thursday evenings for “Twilight Music in the Parks”. Performances are every Thursday night from 6pm – 7pm at the Walkway Ulster Visitor Center (Highland).
Concerts are free and open to the public. Feel free to bring a lawn chair and stay awhile.
Concerts are weather permitting. For updates see parks.ny.gov.
Hope to see you there!