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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 24, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
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Pianist Dan Kennedy to play at Brandon Music

 

Brandon, VT -
Brandon Music welcomes Dan Kennedy, composer, pianist and recording artist on Saturday, August 16, at 7:30pm. Classically trained, Kennedy got his start playing New Age/Contemporary Instrumental music at Oberlin College's Cat-in-the-Cream Coffeehouse. Now his music can be heard on Sirius XM Satellite Radio (“Spa”) and his new album ‘Intuition' reached #7 on the ZMR Top 100, an international chart.

For reservations call Brandon Music at (802) 465-4071.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 11, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
802-465-4071
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The Yabuno Ettun Project comes to Brandon Music

 

Brandon, VT -
The improvisatory and “conversational” Yabuno Ettun Project (YEP) performs at Brandon Music on August, 2nd at 7:30pm.

YEP is a highly creative collaboration between Japanese pianist Haruka Yabuno and Israeli bassist Ehud Ettun. The duo describes their music as “on the line between classical and jazz with a mixture of Baroque esthetics and contemporary jazz”.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 1, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
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The Jonathan Lorentz Trio with special guest Bear Irwin

 

Brandon, VT -
Jonathan Lorentz returns to Brandon Music on Saturday July 26th . Known primarily as a jazz saxophonist, Lorentz is currently performing gospel, spirituals, and blues, a concept he calls the “Soul Revival.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 10, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
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Maple Jam performs at Brandon Music

 

Brandon, VT -
Vermont's own a cappella jazz octet, specializing in Grade A Fancy vocal arrangements of sweet love songs and swinging big band favorites, returns to Brandon Music on July 12th at 7:30pm. Maple Jam sings a range of 4 to 8 part a cappella music in close harmony. The Brandon Music program will include Splanky, Birdland, Moonlight in Vermont, Waltz for Debby, L'il Darlin', Milonga del Angel and many other popular tunes.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 28, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
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The Northern Third Piano Quartet at Brandon Music

 

Brandon, VT -
The Northern Third Piano Quartet performs a varied chamber music program at Brandon Music on June 21st, including Brahms' Piano Quartet in C, Op. 60, a masterpiece of the chamber music repertoire, as well as the Mozart Duo in G for violin and viola, and the Piston Duo for viola and cello. Chopin's Fantaisie-Impromptu Op. 66 rounds out this exciting concert to celebrate the first day of summer.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 23, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
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Brandon Music presents the David Vandervort Quartet

 

Brandon, VT -
A dynamic quartet that highlights the multitude of sonic possibilities available within small jazz combos, the David Vandervort Quartet grew out of impromptu jam sessions, gigs and events in the jazz community around upstate New York. Improvisation plays a strong part in their shows, drawing on an extremely diverse array of influences which creates a unique experience for each song. The quartet performs June 14th at Brandon Music.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 15, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
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Cellist Jari Piper performs at Brandon Music

 

Brandon, VT -
Faithful to his classical training, cellist, Jari Piper has eclectic musical taste that has brought him a wide variety of genres and styles. Jari is part of the new wave of young musicians who are showing the world that art music belongs both in and outside the concert hall, performing New Music that will bend your ears in ways that you did not think possible (and you'll like it). Jari performs at Brandon Music on Saturday, June 7th at 7:30pm.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 7, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
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Hiroya Tsukamoto & Satoshi Takeishi

 

Brandon, VT -
A unique duo playing the acoustic guitar and percussion, Hiroya Tsukamoto and Satoshi Takeishi, create original music which is sometimes described as "Cinematic acoustic music" incorporating folk, jazz and world influences. Hear them perform at Brandon Music on May 31st at 7:30.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1 , 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
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Brandon Music Presents Eight 02

 

Brandon, VT -
Come to Brandon Music on Saturday, May 24th to experience Eight 02, performing “some of the freshest contemporary jazz you'll hear all year”, according to Smoothjazz.com.

Eight 02 has a unique sound they call “accessible fusion”, a blending of the best elements of both smooth and fusion jazz. This approach struck a chord with listeners as  Eight 02  hit #5 on the Smoothjazz.com charts in 2013.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 24, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
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Snake Mountain Bluegrass and The Connor Sisters


Brandon, VT -
Snake Mountain Bluegrass uses both a traditional and more modern approach to their bluegrass style, from hard driving “breakdowns” to softer, folk-type arrangements. Brandon Music presents them along with the talented Connor Sisters on Saturday, May 17 th at 7:30pm.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 17, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
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Mother's Day High Tea featuring Fred Barnes


Brandon, VT -
For Mother's Day, Brandon Music presents a traditional English style High Tea, featuring the music of Fred Barnes. Fred will serenade diners with music from the 1920s era as might have been heard on ‘Downton Abbey', plus the light tunes and romantic ballads he is known for.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 11, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
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Sarah Blacker at Brandon Music


Brandon, VT -
Brandon Music is again proud to present Sarah Blacker, the 2013 New England Music Awards ‘Female Performer of the Year'. She will perform May 3rd , at 7:30 p.m.

Sarah's heart-felt version of songwriting has been coined “Sundress rock”, and she was said to be “one of the brighter artists to grab our attention recently”, by national Roots publication, No Depression. The Boston Herald's Jed Gottlieb called her “Boston's delightful folk nymph”, yet he also said, “Sarah Blacker makes some of the most interesting folk music in Boston – mostly by making folk the starting point and reaching out toward rock, Americana and prog.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 3, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
802-465-4071
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Tricky Britches return to Brandon Music


Brandon, VT -
With their down-home harmonies and dirty licks, Portland-based band Tricky Britches return to Brandon Music on Saturday, April 26th, at 7:30pm. The string band is the product of mountain music, rockabilly, and country swing all thrown together into one room, to create something uniquely uplifting. Fiddle and mandolin tear through honky-tonk rhythms, while lonesome harmonies pull the audience in until a spontaneous dance explosion occurs.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 27, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
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Rupert Wates comes to Brandon Music


Brandon, VT -
Audiences everywhere (and we do mean everywhere!) respond to Rupert Wates' brand of melodic art/folk. "This is one gifted S.O.B., throwing off song after affecting song with what appears to be complete ease... If you're not hip to this guy, you're missing a lot," says Mark Tucker of FAME.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 11 , 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
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Doug Perkins and Jamie Masefield Duo


Brandon, VT -
On Saturday, April 5th at 7:30pm, Brandon Music welcomes the Doug Perkins and Jamie Masefield Duo. Their shows feature a great variety of jazz and bluegrass tunes on mandolin and acoustic guitar, highlighting interactive, communicative play. The beautiful, tonal qualities of acoustic stringed instruments give a fresh take on some of the jazz tunes, proving that mandolin and guitar are not just bluegrass and country instruments, although they'll play some of that music too!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 26, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
802-465-4071
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Blackbird comes to Brandon Music


Brandon, VT -
Presenting a lively musical mix on flute, penny whistle, fiddle, accordion, guitar, cittern, piano and vocals, Blackbird performs traditional Celtic and Scandinavian music as well as tunes of their own creation. Brandon Music hosts Blackbird on Saturday, March 22nd at 7:30pm.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 20, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
802-465-4071
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PossumHaw


Brandon, VT -
PossumHaw is a dynamic, original bluegrass and country-folk quintet from Burlington, Vermont. Since 2004, the band has evolved to combine award-winning, evocative songwriting and singing with top-notch bluegrass instrumentation. On Saturday, March 15th the quintet will perform songs from their new album, Waiting and Watching which the Addison County Independent calls "superb".

For reservations call Brandon Music at (802) 465-4071.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 12, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
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Jeremy Mohney and his Band bring

Hot Jazz and Swing back to Brandon Music


Brandon, VT -
Using only sounds from the halcyon days, Jeremy Mohney and his Band are dedicated to preserving the original style of swing and jazz from the 1920s, 30s and 40s. Jeremy returns to Brandon Music with his blend of Hot Jazz and Swing after a spectacular performance last summer. The group performs Saturday, March 8th at 7:30.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 31, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
802-465-4071
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The Michele Fay Band at Brandon Music

Brandon, VT -
On Saturday, February 22nd at 7:30, Brandon Music presents the Michele Fay Band.

The Michele Fay Band is a compelling and captivating ensemble featuring original and Americana music from Vermont. The bands' performances are both energetic and unpretentious, appealing to a wide audience range.

For reservations call Brandon Music at (802) 465-4071.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 23, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
802-465-4071
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Fred Barnes and Sarah Stone, Valentine's Day

Brandon, VT -
Brandon Music presents the singer and pianist duo of Sarah Stone and Fred Barnes for an evening of romantic music on Valentine's Day, Friday, February 14th at 7:30. Their program will include music about love and relationships by Rogers & Hart, Johnny Mercer, Stephen Sondheim, George Gershwin, Burt Bacharach, and more.

For reservations call Brandon Music at (802) 465-4071.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 10, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
802-465-4071
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Rachel Ries performs at Brandon Music

Brandon, VT -
Brandon Music presents singer/songwriter Rachel Ries on Saturday, February 1st at 7:30pm. Rachel calls her music “prairie swing and city folk”. With a curious grace and arresting voice, she pulls the listener into her world of city grit and country dirt with her open-eyed search for redemption and reason. 

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FOR RELEASE AFTER:
January 1, 2014
Press contact: Edna Sutton
802-465-4071
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Modern Grass Quintet at Brandon Music

Brandon, VT -
Brandon Music presents The Modern Grass Quintet on Saturday, January 25th at 7:30pm. Come hear some toe-tapping, knee-slapping high energy, contemporary bluegrass.

The Quintet's music is considered contemporary, accessible, progressive and time-honored. Robert Resnick, host of Vermont Public Radio's All the Traditions says, “The Modern Grass Quintet is a combination of seasoned bluegrass veterans… in addition to being great musicians, the members of the MGQ create a natural swing which makes them stand out among many pickers. Great music, and it'll make you want to jump!”

For reservations call Brandon Music at (802) 465-4071.

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FOR RELEASE AFTER:
December 20, 2013
Press contact: Edna Sutton
802-465-4071
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Swim Team's Jazz comes to Brandon Music

Brandon, VT -
Playing pop- and indie-inspired jazz music, the New York City based group called Swim Team, comes to Brandon Music on Saturday, January 11th at 7:30pm.

Swim Team is a collective quartet featuring four Boston-area natives: brothers Casey (saxophone) and Elliot Berman (bass), Mike Sink (piano), and Tim Merle (drums).

For reservations call Brandon Music at (802) 465-4071.

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FOR RELEASE AFTER:
December 12, 2013
Press contact: Edna Sutton
802-465-4071
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Caitlin Canty Performs January 4th

Brandon, VT -
Brandon Music welcomes back Caitlin Canty for a special performance on Saturday, January 4th. This show will be special for a couple of reasons. For the first time in Vermont, Canty will be backed by the ambidextrous Matt Lorenz, a one-man-band and fellow Vermonter who simultaneously plays the guitar, percussion, violin, and harmonies.  Together, they have been writing songs and playing shows together for years, but this is the first time they've brought their show to Vermont.

For reservations call Brandon Music at (802) 465-4071.

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FOR RELEASE AFTER:
December 9, 2013
Press contact: Edna Sutton
802-465-4071
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Heliand Consort at Brandon Music

Brandon, VT -
A dynamic group of virtuoso musicians, Heliand Consort performs engaging classical music, from the baroque era through 20th century and contemporary repertoire. The group, now in their eighth season, comes to Brandon Music on Friday, December 20th at 7:30pm.

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Closed November 1st through the winter
(except for concerts, events and private parties)
Phone: 802-465-4071

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