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Ithaca, NY Winter Village Bluegrass Festival Jan 24-26

Claire Lynch BandIthaca, NY -- This year, our headliner artists, the Claire Lynch Band and Balsam Range, are among the best bands in Bluegrass and Americana music. Claire Lynch is the 2013 IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year and Balsam Range has the 2013 IBMA Recording of the Year.

Rounding out the Winter Village lineup is the Molly Tuttle Trio an exciting young trio from California by way of Boston and the Berkelee College of Music, Northern PA superpickers The Hickory Project, Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys, Chad Darou & Stealing Time, and Paris Texas featuring Bobby Henrie.

The events for the festival include:

Saturday Night Big Show at the State Theatre
We are excited to move the Saturday Night Big Show to the historic State Theatre of Ithaca. Enjoy festival headliners the Claire Lynch Band and Balsam Range, along with the Molly Tuttle Trio. Tickets for the concert cost $35 for Gold Circle Seats, $25 for reserved seating, and $20 for the Balcony Bleacher seats.
Dewitt Park Inn House Concert: Saturday, 1:00 – 4:00pm
The Dewitt Park Inn is hosting an intimate house concert on Saturday afternoon with the Claire Lynch Band, Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys, and Chad Darou & Stealing time from 1 – 4pm. Seating is limited to 60 festival weekend pass holders.
Dinner Music before the Big Show: Saturday, 5 – 6:30pm
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Moosewood Restaurant on Saturday, January 25 with Chad Darou & Stealing Time unplugged. Moosewood is kindly offering 10% discounts to ticket holders and is a Winter Village sponsor, feeding the Saturday Big Show performers with some of their fine vegetarian cuisine!! Or visit the newly restored Argos Inn for a happy hour unplugged performance by Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys.

Now in its 4th year, the Winter Village Bluegrass Festival continues to bring the best acts in bluegrass music to Ithaca and the Finger Lakes. Our festival home, La Tourelle Resort, is a music lovers paradise and great place to spend a January weekend. This year, after two years of selling out our Saturday night Big Show at the Hangar Theatre, we are excited to move the Big Show downtown to the historic State Theatre of Ithaca, our community’s favorite music room. Thanks for visiting our web page and we hope to see you in January.

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