Posted on: August 3rd, 2011 by Patti Eddington
Bennington Center for the Arts
The Bennington Center for the Arts concert series continues with Banjo Dan and the Mid-nite Plowboys playing original and traditional bluegrass music on Friday August 5 at 8pm.
The show features original songs from the band’s latest CD “Fire in the Sugar House”, along with old and new country songs, gospel quartets and fiddle and banjo tunes.
The Bennington Center for the Arts is located about 10 minutes from the Eddington House Inn in nearby Old Bennington Village (Route 9 west at Gypsy Lane). I will be happy to assist with easy directions over the Silk Road Covered Bridge.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For tickets and information please call 802-442-7158 .
Posted on: June 15th, 2011 by Patti Eddington
North Bennington’s VAE does it again
Even though the VAE Winter Basement Music Series is over, live music returns to Southern Vermont on the Vermont Arts Exchange Basement Stage on Saturday June 18th, 2011. VAE is just around the corner from the Eddington House Inn. Join in on the fun with some of the best blues artists including legendary, Grammy winner Dave Maxwell on piano. This is a benefit for VAE with proceeds going to meet our mission of “bringing the arts to people of all ages, abilities and income”.
Big thanks to local harp player, Bob Stannard who’s turning 60 years old and has decided to put together an All Star band that will not only raise money for VAE but rock the mill. Dance floor will be open. Shaftsbury Country Store BBQ will be cookin’ out in the courtyard at 6:30 and Thyme Tables will be once again hosting the bar.
Concert starts at 8:00pm and tickets are going fast. Pick some up at www.vtartxchange.org $18. advance and $22 at door. Questions call VAE 442-5549
Posted on: January 19th, 2011 by Patti Eddington
Nightlife in Southern Vermont
Vermont Arts Exchange brings another concert to North Bennington Village , Vermont on Saturday January 28. This performance by Meg Hutchinson will be held in the mill on Sage Street at 8pm.
Lyric-based, contemporary acoustic songwriter Meg Hutchinson has won numerous songwriting awards in the US, Ireland and UK, including recognition from John Lennon Songwriting Competition, Billboard Song Contest and prestigious competitions at Merlefest, NewSong, Kerrville, Falcon Ridge, Telluride and Rocky Mountain Folks Festivals. She released “Come Up Full” on Red House Records in 2008, and is now celebrating the release of her new album “The Living Side” February 9th, 2010.
The Basement Music Series is the highly acclaimed concert producing arm of the Vermont Arts Exchange (VAE) in North Bennington. Housed in the basement of VAE, we offer one of a kind concert experiences in an intimate, eclectic, cabaret-style setting.
VAE presents a whole series of concerts throughout the winter season primarily. The Mill is just around the corner from the inn and these concerts are a great night out after a day of skiing at Prospect Mt and early dinner here in North Bennington Village.
Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased through VAE online at www.vtartxchange.org or 800-838-3006.
Posted on: October 30th, 2010 by Patti Eddington
Howard Fishman returns to North Bennington
Matthew Perry and the Vermont Arts Exchange ….just around the corner from the Inn…. kicks off their Basement Music Series with Howard Fishman on Saturday October 30, 2010 at 8pm.
Howard will be joined by Mazz Swift on violin, Nathan Peck on bass and Andrae Murchinson on trombone. An annual favorite, the composer, guitarist, singer and bandleader always packs the house. Mazz is a familiar name here at the Eddington House as she has been a guest here many times when here in North Bennington performing with Brad Hammond as Brazztree.
Vermont Arts Exchange offers it Basement Music Series primarily throughout the winter months. Located in a former mill, the live music venue at VAE reminds me of a coffee house setting and brings some wonderful music entertainment to the Bennington area.
Join us this winter for one of these great concerts.