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Mardi Gras And More

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Dr. John, one of New Orleans' greats

Thinking of Basin Street and Breaux Bridge as Mardi Gras approaches, along with a hefty dose of Celtic Spain and lots of interesting local shows...

The program will air on Sunday February 26th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph presents an evening with the DuPont Brothers as part of the Live & Upstairs series on Saturday March 4th 

The  Folk/Americana trio Quiles & Cloud will perform at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe on Thursday, March 2nd  at 7:30 p.m. 

The UVM Lane Series presents Jenny Scheinman, Robbie Fulks, and Robbie Gjersoe on Friday March 3rd playing an original Americana/Roots score to the film Kannapolis.  The place is the UVM Recital Hall, and the time is 7:30 p.m.

Concerts at the Schoolhouse presents Tracy Grammer at the Landmark Schoolhouse in Lower Cabot on Sunday, March 5th at 4 p.m.

There will be live Cajun and Zydeco music at Juniper Hall at the Hotel Vermont in Burlington on Tuesday February 28th (the real Mardi Gras day!) from 7 – 10 p.m. featuring Planet Zydeco, Yankee Chank, Katie Trautz with Alec Ellsworth, and lots of Cajun food and drink. This is a benefit for the Tom Sustic Fund.

Brandon Music presents Cradle Switch, a five-piece acoustic Americana group based in Cambridge, NY, on Saturday March 4th at 7:30 p.m.

On Sunday March 5th, Proctorsville’s Raise the Roof winter concert series will resume with a performance by Wanda Houston, known for her soulful singing of blues, funk, jazz and dusky romantic standards. The concert begins at 4 p.m. at Gethsemane Church on Depot St. in Proctorsville.

Natalie Haas and Yann Falquet will be performing at the Richmond Congregational Church on Sunday March 5th from 2 – 4 p.m.

Singer/songwriter Matthew Wolcott will be performing at Radio Bean in Burlington on Sunday March 5th.

Robert Resnik has been the host of All the Traditions, Vermont Public's folk and world music show, since 1996. He is the winner of the 2019 Herb Lockwood Prize In the Arts, an honor that rewards the pinnacle of arts leadership in Vermont and is the recipient of the 2022 Margaret L Kannenstine Award for Arts Advocacy from the Vermont Council of the Arts.
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