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Arts and Entertainment

June 14, 2013

Area Arts News

Brother Sun to be at UUSO

The Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta will host national touring band Brother Sun at 7 p.m. today.

Brother Sun, consisting of Joe Jencks, Greg Greenway and Pat Wictor, mixes folk, Americana, blues, pop, jazz, rock and a cappella singing.

Opening guests will be Madeline Rafter and Sam Huntington.

Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Advance tickets are available at the UUSO at 12 Ford Ave. in Oneonta or by calling 432-3491.

Band to have Father’s Day concert

The Oneonta Community Concert Band will present a Father’s Day concert directed by Rene Prins at 3 p.m. Sunday in the pavilion in the upper Wilber Park in Oneonta. The concert will consist of pieces that relate to fathers and men in general, including “The King and I,” “The Showman March” and “The Four Ages of Man.”

The concert is free and open to the public. Donations to help support the Oneonta Community Concert Band will be accepted. Benches will be provided, but attendees may bring their own lawn chairs. For more information, call 432-7977.

For more information about the Oneonta Community Concert Band, visit oneontacommunityband.webs.com/ or email info@oneontacommunityband.org.

Word & Music Fest set in Cherry Valley

Musician, writer and recording artist Elvis Perkins will be featured at Cherry Valley Artworks Word & Music Festival at The Star Theater at 44 Main St. in Cherry Valley on Saturday. 

Perkins, who lives in the Hudson Valley, has appeared at top venues throughout the country such as the Troubadour in Los Angeles. His second album, “Elvis Perkins in Dearland,” was nominated by Paste Magazine as one of the three best albums of the year.

Also appearing are Blind Willy and the Old School Brats. There will be a short film by John Shaw of Montreal featuring local poets.

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