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This Weekend: The Duhks at the West Kortright Centre

Above: The Duhks. Photo via the West Kortright Centre. 

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The Duhks, a Grammy-nominated roots band from Canada, is playing this Saturday at the West Kortright Centre. The WKC is staying open well past their usual close date for the concert, which is part of a reunion tour for The Duhks, who specialize in blending jazz, Celtic rock and punk into a unique sound all their own. 

The Duhks. The West Kortright Centre. 49 West Kortright Church Road, East Meredith. $28; $11 under age 19. 607.278.5454. westkc.org.

For more info on The Duhks, see the press release below.  Read more

This weekend: Taste of the Catskills Festival

Above: Fireworks at the Taste of the Catskills Festival. From the Taste of the Catskills Festival website. 

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Columbus Day weekend is upon us, and one of its highlights is the Taste of the Catskills Festival, an annual celebration of local food and drink held on the grounds of Maple Shade Farm in Delhi.

Today, the Watershed Post is giving away one set of free tickets to this year's Taste of the Catskills Festival. (We gave away another pair last week.)   Read more

WP Deal: A free pair of tickets to Vanaver Caravan at the West Kortright Centre

This weekend, the West Kortright Centre is hosting a choreographic tribute to Woody Guthrie danced by the New Paltz's Vanaver Caravan Music & Dance Company.

We're giving away a pair of tickets to the performance, called Pastures of Plenty. The first person to email julia.reischel@watershedpost.com about the tickets gets them. 

More info on the WKC's performance, which is Sunday night only, from the WKC's website

America’s greatest balladeer lives on! Internationally acclaimed Vanaver Caravan Music & Dance Company’s Pastures of Plenty is a celebration of Woody Guthrie the folksinger and Woody Guthrie the man.

This 90-minute tribute seamlessly embraces many facets of Guthrie’s America: the hobo vision, the affection for children and innocence, the Dust Bowl ballads, the compassion and anger caused by injustice, the loyalty to music itself as a life force. Tickets are: $20/$17/$11 under 19  Read more

WP Deal: Two-for-one tickets to The Music of Pink Floyd at the Belleayre Music Festival

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It's been 40 years since Pink Floyd released its legendary "Dark Side of the Moon" album. Amid the worldwide hoopla, the Belleayre Music Festival is doing an homage to the record this Labor Day Saturday, rock-opera style

Saturday's show will be an orchestra shrouded in lasers and fog playing Floyd songs. According to the BMF's website, it's actually a pretty good fit:  Read more

WP Deal: Two-for-one tickets to "Steppin' Out with Ben Vereen"

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Above: Vereen in "Pippin" on Broadway in 1973. He won a Tony Award for the role.  

Left: Vereen today. Photo via the Belleayre Music Festival website. 

This weekend, Ben Vereen brings his tributes to Sammy Davis, Jr. and the Broadway songbook to the Belleayre Music Festival with his one-man show, "Steppin' Out with Ben Vereen." 

Get two "Premium Seating" tickets for the price of one -- a $132 value for $66 -- to the Saturday night show by clicking the "Buy Now" button below.

Saturday's show features Vereen, who won a Tony award for his Broadway performance in Pippin and an Emmy nomination for his role in the TV miniseries Roots, playing homage in song to Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and to the Broadway songbook. Here's more info from BMF's website:

Ben's performance is a unique blend of artistry, combining a tribute to Broadway, Frank Sinatra, and a very special tribute to Sammy Davis Jr. Featuring hit songs such as "Defying Gravity," "Mr. Bojangles," "Something's Coming" and "Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries," Ben Vereen's "Steppin' Out" is a contemporary and timeless journey through the Broadway songbook.

We have one pair of these tickets available.

Steppin' Out with Ben Vereen. Saturday, August 17, 8pm. Belleayre Music Festival. 181 Galli Curci Road, Highmount, NY. (845) 254-5600 ext. 1344. belleayremusic.org.

Get two "Gold Seating" tickets for the price of one -- a $132 value for $66 -- to "Steppin' Out with Ben Vereen:"


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WP Deal: Two-for-one tickets to Paquito D'Rivera & Dizzy Gillespie’s Big Band at the Belleayre Music Festival

Above: Paquito D’Rivera.

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This weekend, Paquito D’Rivera and Dizzy Gillespie’s Big Big Band play the Belleayre Music Festival.

Get two "Premium Seating" tickets for the price of one -- a $132 value for $66 -- to the Saturday night show of big band Latino-Cuban music by clicking the "Buy Now" button below.

Saturday's main-stage show features Cuban clarinetist and saxophonist Paquito D'Rivera and the Dizzy Gillespie™ All-Star Big Band. Here's more info from the BMF's website:

Ten time Grammy winner Paquito D'Rivera takes the helm of the great Dizzy Gillespie All Star Band and fires up its Latin Soul. This red-hot finale culminates the Hot Latin Nights Jazz Series with a wall of Latin sound heard all way to Havana.  Read more

WP Deal: Two-for-one tickets to Carmen at the Belleayre Music Festival

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Above: Jennifer Barsamian as Carmen. Barsamian sings the role at the Belleayre Music Festival on Saturday. Photo via Jennifer Barsamian's website

This weekend, the Belleayre Music Festival puts on a production of Bizet's Carmen, the story of opera's most famous gypsy. 

Get two "Premium Seating" tickets for the price of one -- a $132 value for $66 -- to the Saturday production of the opera by clicking the "Buy Now" button below. 

The BMF's production of Carmen is directed by Donald Westwood. Here's the description of the production from the Belleayre Music Festival's website:  Read more

WP Deal: Two-for-one tickets to Phoenicia Festival of the Voice performances

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The annual Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice, which draws music lovers and opera stars from all over the world to the Catskills, begins on August 1.

We're selling two-for-one pairs of tickets to the festival's evening performances.

Get two tickets to any one of the four main "end of day" shows of the festival -- a $50 value -- for $25.

Each pair of tickets is good for any one of the following performances:

  • A Gospel Celebration, 7:30pm, August 1, 2013
  • Voices of Distinction: Wagner, 8pm, August 2, 2013
  • Rigoletto (Opera), 7:30pm, August 3, 2013
  • Verdi’s Requiem, 4:30pm, August 4, 2013

We have five of these two-for-one deals available.

To get them, click the PayPal "Buy Now" button on this post. First-come, first-served.

Once your payment has processed, we'll put you in touch with the festival organizers, who will reserve your tickets at the performance of your choice. 

Below: Buy a pair of tickets to any one of the "end of day" shows at the 2013 Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice for $25.


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WP Deal: $100 discount on three-day Parkour retreat

Top: Learn parkour during a three-day, hands-on Catskills retreat with traceur Thomas Dolan the weekend of August 16. To buy tickets, register here.

Parkour: Search for the term on YouTube and you'll conjure up videos of lithe, musclebound youths vaulting themselves over walls, spinning horizontally from streetlights, and backflipping their way across urban landscapes. They seem to fly where most mortals would struggle to work or climb.

But Parkour isn't just for the young and the muscly. Anyone -- young, old, and with or without creaky knees -- can learn the art of turning obstacles into jet fuel. Parkour is as much a way of thinking and seeing as it is a way of moving.

The weekend of August 16, two learned parkour "traceurs" are coming to the Catskills to teach the fundamentals of Parkour at a three-day, hands-on retreat at Spillian, the brand-new "camp for grownups" in the Catskills village of Fleischmanns.  Read more

WP Deal: Join the CFA to get a free ticket to a ginseng woodswalk (worth $20)

Learn about one of the forest's most precious plants with the Catskill Forest Association. Spot ginseng, a legendary medicinal herb, on one of two woodswalks on August 3 or August 17.

This is one of the CFA's most popular workshops, and for non-CFA members, it costs $20.

To attend this popular workshop for free, click the "Buy Now" button below to join the Catskill Forest Association. An annual membership costs $50, and you'll get a reserved slot in the workshop of your choice -- worth $20 -- along with free access to other CFA events, impartial forestry advice, and more membership perks.

The Watershed Post will process your payment and forward your contact information to the Catskill Forest Association, which will contact you with your membership details.  Read more