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Christine Lavin's Peekskill Homecoming Concert

Date/Time

Nov 17, 2018
08:00 PM until 10:30 PM

Description

Christine Lavin - Peekskill Homecoming Concert November 17

(Special guest opener: Dean Friedman)

Christine Lavin will perform a homecoming concert at Dramatic Hall, in Peekskill, NY, on November 17 at 8 PM.

Dramatic Hall is located in the Peekskill Central Market, at 900 Main Street, in Peekskill.

Opening is Dean Friedman, who also has local roots.

Admission is $35.

The ticket buy link is https://www.eventbrite.com/e/christine-lavin-peekskill-homecoming-concert-tickets-44747433779

Christine Lavin is a critically acclaimed and beloved NY singer/songwriter whose funny and poignant songwriting and engaging performances have endeared her to lovers of folk music everywhere.

“Lavin is a folkie’s folkie." Fellow singer Janis Ian has referred to her as ‘the unsung heroine of the latter-day folk movement’.” Boston.com

To the delight of her local fans, Lavin, a Peekskill native - born and bred - returns to Peekskill for her first ever 'Peekskill Homecoming Concert' on Saturday, November 17th 8pm.

Christine and her eight brothers and sisters went to Assumption for elementary school. As they continued through the local Parochial School system, Christine chose Public school, Drum Hill Junior High, and then Peekskill High School. There her English teacher, Mrs. Johnson encouraged her to write. Christine also twirled baton in Marching Band; she remembers Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy on the reviewing stand for a celebratory parade for a school game. “I was a fan of the Kennedys, even though we were in the middle of a routine as we marched by, I stopped twirling for a few seconds and waved like crazy to RFK and he waved back!” With that kind of encouragement, Ms. Lavin still impresses her audiences with great baton moves!

Ms.Lavin looks forward to reconnecting with her old and new friends. “We didn’t have a yearbook,” she laughs! I think that’s why I spend so much time autographing CDs after my shows—it's the high school yearbook I never got to sign!”

Don't miss this consumate perfomer and folk music heroine at this rare, and sure-to-be-amazing, concert event!

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Opening is area resident, Dean Friedman, who was label mates with Christine on Lifelong Records. Dean is marking the 40th Anniversary of the 1977 release of his top-20 hit, “Ariel.” Some of his other hits are “Lucky Stars,” “Lydia,” and “McDonald’s Girl,” “which was recently used in a McDonald’s commercial! Dean’s latest studio album is “12 Songs.”

Cost

35

Location

View map Dramatic Hall / Peekskill Central Market
900 Main Street
Peekskill, NY

Additional Information

Sponsor

Dean Friedman Productions

Phone

914-736-3600

Contact name

Dean Friedman

Contact email

dean@deanfriedman.com

Neighborhood:

Briarcliff Manor,Chappaqua,Cortlandt Manor,Croton Falls,Croton-On-Hudson,Dobbs Ferry,Elmsford,Hastings-On-Hudson,Irvington,Katonah,Mahopac,Mohegan Lake,Ossining,Peekskill,Piermont,Pleasantville,Purchase,Tarrytown,White Plains,Yonkers,Yorktown,Yorktown Heights

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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