'Adirondack Legends' free concert in Bolton
With folk musicians Chris Shaw, Dan Berggren, Bill Smith and Alex Smith
Adirondack Legends, a free concert of traditional and contemporary Adirondack music and stories, is set for Sunday, September 15, at 1 p.m. outside at Rogers Park in Bolton Landing. It is organized by Lake George native and folk singer Chris Shaw, and sponsored by the Lake George Mirror. The rain location is Bolton Town Hall. For information, call the Lake George Mirror: (518) 644-2619.
Performers in this festival are well-known Adirondack folk musicians Chris Shaw, Dan Berggren, Bill Smith along with “newcomer” Alex Smith of Long Lake.
The concert features songs from the Marjorie Lansing Porter collection, along with some of the region's earliest songs, other traditional songbooks and the performers' own well-known original songs and stories.
Chris Shaw, Dan Berggren and Bill Smith are prepared to present a lively, well-staged show. They are old friends who have performed together for decades and well acquainted with one another's material. Newcomer Alex Smith is a student at Saint Lawrence University who has already released two albums and toured extensively. He played with Chris Shaw at North Creek's Tannery Pond and Caffé Lena in Saratoga.