Rhiannon Giddens Brings Her Genius to St. Jay

KCP Performing Arts Series presents Grammy winner and MacArthur Fellow Rhiannon Giddens, Friday, June 22, 6:30 PM in St. Johnsbury Academy’s Fuller Hall. Rhiannon Giddens is a 2017 MacArthur “genius” award and the co-founder of the GRAMMY award-winning string band Carolina Chocolate Drops, in which she also plays banjo and fiddle. She began gaining recognition as a solo artist when she stole the show at the T … Continue reading Rhiannon Giddens Brings Her Genius to St. Jay

Summer Music

FREE concerts at Dog Mountain presented by Catamount Arts this summer, thanks to a $25k grant from the Levitt Foundation to support the St. Johnbury Music Series. Amy Ash Nixon writes in the Caledonian-Record: Talk about starting off the New Year with a bang, Catamount Arts and Dog Mountain got great news when they were notified that they were chosen for the second year for … Continue reading Summer Music

Summer Music

Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series – Sundays through the summer! Catamount Arts and Dog Mountain have partnered with the Levitt Foundation to bring live music to this unforgettable site all summer long! Concerts are every Sunday from now through September 10. Bring a blanket and be ready for a glorious Northeast Kingdom evening. Local eats are available, and a wine and beer bar is … Continue reading Summer Music

Readings with Billy Collins

Saturday, September 10 at 7PM (St. Johnsbury Academy Fuller Hall) Billy Collins is known for making the ordinary extraordinary. His poetry can infuse common objects with surprising meaning. Take, for example, his poem “The Country,” which begins with a simple contemplation of a match and turns to something much larger, embedded in memory. This presentation is part of the William Eddy Lecture Series, which was … Continue reading Readings with Billy Collins

Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards

Friday, July 15 at Catamount Arts Laura Cortese has a vision for her band’s sound: bold and elegant, schooled in the lyrical rituals of folk music and backed by grooves that alternately inspire Cajun two-stepping and rock-n-roll hip swagger. It’s appropriate then that the trio, featuring Cortese, call themselves Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards. Since appearing on Cortese’s most recent album, Into the Dark … Continue reading Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards