2009 Music Fest



Lori Keddell
Phone: 518-762-7516

Emergency Contact Phone Number: 518-928-2695
(during festival hours only)



Calvary United Methodist Church
Corner of Belle Avenue and Ridge Place,
Latham, New York

Just east of Latham traffic circle, go north on Old Loudon Road, take 4th right onto Belle Avenue




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Registration in advance $40, at the door $45.
          (includes concerts)

Student registration $25 (advance or at door)
Friday evening concert only $12
Saturday evening concert only $12
$5 for children 12 and younger

Concert tickets will be available at the door for those not attending the full festival.

We will have rental dulcimers available for those who need them. If you would like to rent a dulcimer, please let us know ahead of time so that we can make sure there will be a dulcimer for you.

Dulcimer rental $3



Friday, March 6th

From 2:30 Registration
3:15 - 4:15 Workshops
4:39 - 5:30 Workshops
5:30 - 7:30 Supper (on your own)
7:30 - 10:00 Workshop Leaders Concert
10:00 - 11:00 Jam session

Saturday, March 7th

8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:30 General Gathering
9:45 - 11:00 Workshops
11:15 - 12:15 Workshops
12:15 - 1:15 Lunch (Available on site. See “Lunch” page
      for information on pre-ordering)
1:15 - 2:30 Workshops
2:45 - 3:45 Workshops
4:00 - 5:30 Open Stage Concert
5:30 - 7:30 Supper (on your own – a list of nearby
      restaurants will be available)
7:30 - ? Featured Performers Concert

Please do not record concerts (audio or video) without permission from DAA.  Audio recorders are welcome in all workshops!



Lunch will be provided this year by the church youth group, and must be ordered in advance. (A limited number of lunches will be available for those who do not pre-register.)

Lunch options are:

(1) $7.00 - Choice of meat or cheese lasagna, bread, choice of corn chowder, turkey pasta soup, or salad, choice of beverage (coffee, tea, milk or lemonade), and desert.

(2) $5.00 - Soup (corn chowder or turkey pasta), salad,
beverage, and desert.

(3) Bring your own if you choose.



A list of nearby restaurants will be provided at registration when you arrive. You're on your own for the evening meals.



George Haggerty: www.AugustDulcimerDaze.com
Steve Miklos: www.Carrotcreek.com
Jeremy Seeger: www.JeremySeeger.com
Dwain Wilder: www.BearMeadow.com

Vendors area will open at 6 PM on Friday, and will be open all day on Saturday.



Last year we held a "Used Instrument Sale”
which was very successful. Would you be
interested in having such a sale again this
year, and do you have one or more instruments
you would like to bring to be sold? If enough
people are interested, we will do this again,
and if not, then we won't. Let us know!


For those who live out of town, we suggest these nearby motels.  Be sure to mention Dulcimer Association of Albany when making your reservations in order to get the rates quoted.  Check the web for other motels in the area if you like, but most will probably be a bit more pricey. (Best to call at least 3 weeks ahead).

(1) Travelodge Inn and Suites - Latham Circle (formerly Coccas) This is the closest motel to the festival.
1-518-785-6626 or 1-888-426-2227.
831 New Loudon Road, on the right at the circle as you exit for Route 9 North.
$65 for 1 or 2 people, 1 king or 2 double beds.
Web site: www.travelodge.com
Email: guest@coccas.com

(2) La Quinta Inn and Suites
1-518-640-2200833 New Loudon Road, next door to Coccas. $89 for 1 or 2 people, 1 king or 2 double beds.
Web site: www.lq.com

(3) Quality Inn and Suites
611 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham (Rt. 7 west from I-87 Exit 6 - behind Target).
$84.99 for a suite (up to 4 people), $69.99 for one queen bed
.Web site: www.choicehotels.com/hotel/ny024
Email: qualitydos@ramsons1.com

(4) Econo Lodge
622 Rt. 155, Latham (East of Exit 5 from I-87)
$50 - 1 queen size bed; $55 - 1 king size bed; $53 - 2 double beds. Rates are for one or two people.
Each additional person, per night: $5.
Web site: www.econolodge.com
Email: gk@aol.com.

(5) Microtel Inn
7 Rensselaer Avenue, Latham.
$55.80 for one bed, $67.50 for 2 queen beds (up to 4
Web site: www.microtelinn.com

(6) Super 8 Motel, Latham
681 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham (Rt. 7 west from the Latham Circle or I-87 Exit 6 - next door to Friendly's).
$62.99 for two double beds.
Web site:
Email: pateljay140@wynhg.com


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