The (Knox) Traditional Strings
Schedule / History / and Pictures!
To Join the Band or for information, please email rpokorny@nycap.rr.com or
phone 518-669-6459 and ask for Russ.  New members are always welcome.
Upcoming Events...
Click to hear tunes played
by the Traditional Strings

Ragtime Annie



The Cabri Waltz


Soldier's Joy


The Lover's Waltz


Nora



Westphalia


Road to Lisdoonvarna,
Lannigan's Ball, and
Swallow Tail


Sidh Bheag Sidh Moere


Pig Ankle Rag
Where we’ve been…..
PLEASE let me know if I have omitted anybody's name!
August 6, 2016, Saturday, Dian, Nathan, Susie, Eric, and Russ played for the Fox Creek 5K in the Berne
Town Park.
June 18, Saturday, Dan, Nathan, Susie, Eric, and Russ played for the Gas-Up.
June  17, Fri, Dan, Nathan, Jimmy, Al, Susie, Eric, and Russ Played for Altamont Library Day, 5- 6:30pm
March 19, Saturday, Dan, Nathan, Barb, Dian, and Russ played at the Wolf Brewery in Middleburg for
the benefit of Quin's school.
2016 from here up
August 25, Tuesday, Susie, Gerry, Dan, Dian, and I played for the Duanesburg Seniors from 11 am till
noon, and we were treated to a really great buffet lunch.
August 8, Saturday, Dian, Nathan, and Russ played for the Fox Creek 5K in the Berne Town Park.
June 20, Saturday at 2 pm, Dian, Dan, Susie, Nathan, and Russ payed at the gas-up.
June 19, Friday at 5 pm, Dan, Nancy, Susie, Dian, Jimmy Ronca, Nathan, Al, and Russ played in the
Altamont Gazebo for the library chicken b-b-q fund raiser.
June 13, Saturday at 2 pm, Dian, Barbara (Nicky couldn't make it), Dan, Susie, Al, Nathan, and Russ
played at the gas-up.
May 3, Sunday, Dan, Dian, Barbara, Jean (debut spoons performance), and Russ played for the 35th
annual Crop Walk, 1st Lutheran Church, Albany, 12:45 to 1:15
March 17, Tuesday, Dan, Dian, Eric, Russ, Nancy, and Nathan played at the Senior Center in Berne,     
12:30 to 1:30.
2015 from here up

October 5, 11 to 1 pm, Dian, Barb, Dan, Susie, and Russ played at Altamont Orchards.
August 9, 2014, 8:30 Saturday morning, Barb, Dan, Dian, Nicky and Russ played in the
Berne Town Park for the Fox Creek 5 K.
June 20, Friday evening at 5 pm, Susie, Dian, Dan, Nathan, Nancy, Russ, and Jimmy
Ronca played in the Altamont Gazebo for the library chicken b-b-q fund raiser.

June 14, Saturday Afternoon, Dian, Barb, Susie, Dan, Nathan, Nancy, Ken, Al, and Russ
played for Gas-UP in Gallupville.

June 7, Saturday Afternoon, Dian, Barb, Susie, Dan, Nathan, Nancy, Elia, and Russ played
for Gas-UP in Gallupville.  We were joined by about ten children, including Quin, who
took turns playing spoons for us.

2014
August 10, Saturday morning, 730 to 830, Dian, Susie, and Russ played for  the Fox Creek
5 K run in the Berne Town Park.  

June 15, Saturday, 2-4, Dan, Jim, Susie, Nathan, Dian, Barb, Russ and Quinn played at the Gas-Up near
Gallupville.

June 14, Friday, 5-7, Dan, Susie, Jim, Nathan, Quinn, and Russ played for the Library Day fund raiser in
the Gazebo in Altamont.

June 8, Saturday, 2-4, Dian, Barbara, Nicky, Carle, Dan, and Russ, with some spoons and clogging
assistance from Theresa, played at the Gas-Up near Gallupville.  The ambiance was great as usual.

2013

October 21, Sunday, from noon till 2 pm, Susie, Dian, Barbara, Gerry, Bill, and Russ played at Altamont
Orchards.

September 9, Sunday, from noon till 2 pm, Susie, Dian, Arlene, Carle, Nathan, and Russ played for the
300th Anniversary Celebration in Schoharie at Lasell Hall after the parade.

Sunday, August 5, at noon, Nancy, Bill, Dian, Barbara, Al, Dan, Nathan, Carle, and Russ played on the
front steps of the Middleburgh High School for the 300th celebration of Middleburgh.  It rained lots, but we
mostly stayed dry.

Sunday, July 22, Bill, Nancy, Dian, Barbara, Nicki, Cheryl, Susie, Russ, Al, Nathan, Mark, and Brian
Stemple played at Rod's house starting a little after noon.

Saturday, July 21, Bill, Dan, Dian, Al, Susie, Barbara, Nathan, Russ, and Nicki played for the Fox Creek
5K run  from 7:45 am until maybe 9:30.

Saturday, June 30, 2012, 1-3 pm, Dan, Susie, Dian, Barbara, Cheryl, and Russ played at the Shambhala
Meditation Center of Albany's Midsummer's picnic at Brauer Educational Center in Selkirk.

Saturday, June 16, 2 to 4 pm Nathan, Bill, Nancy, Dan, Carle, Diane, Barbara, Nicky, and Jim Broden on
the fiddle played at the Gas-up in Gallupville.

Friday, June 15,  5 to 6:30 pm Dian, Nathan, Susie, Dan, Bill, Nancy, Barbara, and Nicky for the Altamont
Library Chicken BBQ fund raiser in the gazebo in Altamont.

Saturday, June 9, 2 to 4 pm Barb, Dian, Dan, Susie, Nicki, and Russ played at the Gas-up in Gallupville,
and were treated to a chicken dinner.  

Sunday, June 3, 11 am to 1 pm Dan, Dian, Nathan, Jimmy Ronca, and Russ played for the Thacher Park
Sheep and Wool Gathering Festival, and escaped just as the rains came.
Happy New Year 2012  Happy New Year 2012
October 8, 2011,  11 am, Nathan, Barb, Dian, Rod, Al, Susie, and Nicky played on the museum porch for
The Knox Conservation Advisory Council  at the 2nd Annual Helderberg Hilltowns Fall Festival.

August 27th, 2011, 1 pm to 3 pm, Barbara, Dan (on Bass), Susie, and Russ played for the Medusa End-Of-
Summer Festival, in the pavilion in Medusa.  

July 23, 2011, Saturday, 7;45 to 9:30 am Dian, Barb, Susie, Dan, Nathan, and Russ played for the Fox
Creek 5K in the Berne Town Park with our therapy dog Nicky.

July 16th, 2011, Dan, Nancy, Bill, Barb (and Nicky), Dian, Rod, Susie, Nathan, and Russ played for the
Nature Center 10th Anniversary Celebration, 11 am to 1 pm.

July 1, 2011, 7 to 9 pm, Dan, Dian, Barb, Nancy, Bill, Nathan, Rod, Gerry, and Russ played for the
Schoharie Promotional Association's Summer Concert Series, in the Village Square (in front of the
Schoharie County Office Building).

June 25, 2011, 1-3 pm Dan, Nancy, Bill, Susie, Rod,  and Russ played for the Shambhala Meditation
Center of Albany's annual Mid-summer's Day picnic/gathering, at the Brauer Research Center.

June 17, 2011, 5 to 7 pm, Dan, Susie, Nancy, Barbara, Dian, Bill, Nathan, Rod, Gerry, Al, and Russ played
in the gazebo for the Altamont Library chicken BBQ fund raiser.

April 30, 2011, Dan, Dian, Barbara, Susie, Nathan, Carle, and Russ played for Nancy and Bill's wedding,
at the Mabee Farm in Rotterdam Junction.

April 9, 2011, Saturday evening at 6 - 8 pm Paul, Dan, Nancy, Barbara, Dian, Bill, Nathan, Rod, Susie, and
Russ played for an art gallery exhibition in the Medusa General Store.

Happy New Years 2011 Happy New Years 2011 Happy New Years 2011

Friday evening, December 17, 2010, Nancy, Bill, Rod, Dian, Al, Susie, Arlene, Nathan, and Russ played
for the Wilson's Anniversary party at the Appel Inn.

Saturday evening, November 20, Nathan, Dan, Susie, Dian, Barbara, Bill, Nancy, and Russ played at
Mara's parent's home.  Mara won us at an auction.

Sunday November 14th Berne Lodge served Chicken & biscuits dinner, 11 AM until they ran out.  Rick S.,
Gerry, Nathan, Dian, Barbara, Rod, and Russ played between 1PM and 2 PM.  Dinners provided!

November 14th, 2010 Gerry, Nathan, Rod, Dian, Al, Barbara, Rick S., and Russ played at Berne Lodge
for a chicken and biscuits fund raiser from 1PM to 2 PM.  Dinners provided!

Saturday, October 30, 10 am to noon, Nancy, Bill, Dian, Dan, Susie, Nathan, Al, and Russ played for the
Knox Town Hall Open House.

Saturday, October 16, 2010 Dian, Nancy, Ray, Nathan, and Russ played at the Thatcher Park Fall Festival
1:15 - 2:30 p.m. at the Pear Orchard Shelter.  It was cold and windy!

Saturday, October 9, 2010, Dan, Dian, Nathan, Susie, and Russ played for the Knox Conservation
Advisory Council Fall Festival, 11 am to 1 pm at the Knox Museum.

Friday, September 24th, 2010, 1 to 2 pm, Dian, Dan, Nancy, Rod, Susie, Nathan, Arlene, Bill, and Russ  
played for the Seniors in the Town of Bethlehem at the Bethlehem Public Library.

Saturday, September 11, 2010, 10 to 11:30 am Arlene, Dian, Dan, Ray, Ken, Tom, Rod, Danielle, Nathan,
and Russ played for the Small Town Friends Festival, at the Voorheesville Library.

Saturday, July 31, 12:15 till 1:45 pm, Nathan, Susie, Dian, Al, Russ, Dan, Bill, Rick, Nancy, Rod, Ray  
played at Thacher Park Pear Orchard

Saturday, July 24, at 8 am, Dian, Nathan, Rod, Russ, Al, Rick, Sue Mead are playing for the Every Body
Counts 5 K fund-raiser at the Berne Town Park.

July 18, 2010, Dian, Nancy, Dan, Susie, Nathan, Rod, and Russ played at the Knox Museum, arranged by
the Knox Historical Society.

June 23, 2010, Wednesday, at 7:00 PM Ray, Dian, Dan, Nate, Susie, Nancy, Carle, Bill Frueh, Rick Hill,
and Tom White played at the Strawberry Festival at the Old Stone Fort in Schoharie, under a tent and
including free strawberries, ice cream, biscuit and beverage.

June 18th, 2010, Friday 5 to 8:30 pm, Al, Ray, Paul, Nathan, Carle, Dan, Nancy, Russ, Susie, Rod, Arlene,
John, and Patricia played for the annual Library Day Chicken BBQ in Altamont at the Gazebo, followed by
a contra dance which we played for, called by Paul Rosenberg.

Happy New Year 2010  Happy New Year 2010

October 30, 2009, Friday, at 7 pm Dian, Rod, Susie, Nancy, Gerry, Nathan, and Russ played at a fund-
raiser for Bethlehem Senior Projects at the Delmar Reformed Church at 5 corners in Delmar.

July 10, 2009, Friday at 6 pm, Dan, Nancy, Ray, Nathan, Gerry, and Russ played at the Knox Store and
received a donation which was passed on to the Kiwanis Club.

June 19, 2009,  at 5:30 pm, Susie, Dan, Nancy, Ray, Paul, Nathan, Rick and Russ played for the Library
Day Chicken BBQ fund raiser in the Altamont Gazebo.

June 13, 2009, Saturday, from 11:30 to 1:30 pm Gerry, Dan, Ray, Paul, Nancy, Suzie, and Russ played at
the 3rd Annual Thacher Park Sheep and Wool Gathering.  This year llamas and alpacas and a herding
demo were featured.

June 7, 2009, Sunday, Dan, Dian, Rick, Nancy, Susie, and new member Nathan Giordano played on  the
porch of the Knox Museum, and drew a pretty good crowd.

Happy New Year 2009 Happy New Year 2009

November 8, Saturday, at 6 pm for about 1/2 hour, Dan, Gerry, Dian, Ray, Suzie, and Russ played for a
wedding reception at the Temple for Roshna, the daughter of Bala, Dan's friend.  We were treated to an
exquisite Indian meal.

September 27, 2008, Saturday, at 1 pm, Dian, Nancy, Rod, Paul, Al, Carle on the tuba, and Russ played for
the second time at the Renselaerville Hilltown Market and Natural Foods CO-OP Fall Festival.

Sunday, August 31, 2008, Dian, Dan, Rick, Gerry, Pat playing the spoons, Ray, Paul, Russ, and of course
Nancy, played for Nancy's birthday party in the Knox Town Park.

Friday, August 8, 2008, our Knox Store gig was rained out.

Friday, June 20, 2008, Paula, Dan, Susie, Nancy, Rod, Al, Ray, and Russ played for the Annual Altamont
Library Day Fund Raiser Chicken BBQ.

Sunday, May 4th, 2008,  Ray, Dan, Rod, Dian, and Russ were the kick-off band for CropWalk 2008 in
front of the 1st Lutheran Church at 181 Western Ave., Albany.  Special thanks to Ray for being there!

Sunday, April 27th, 2008, at 2 pm, Dian, Nancy, Dan, Susie, Rod, Ray, and Russ played at the Mercy Care
Nursing Home next to the library in Guilderland.  Paula Shafer joined us and sang.

Sunday, April 13th, 2008, at 2 pm, Dian, Nancy, Dan, Rick, Rod, Ray, and Russ played at the Guilderland
Center Nursing Home in Guilderland Center.  

Happy New Year 2008  Happy New Year 2008  Happy New Year 2008

October 21, 2007, 2 pm,  Dian, Nancy, Rod, Al, Rick, and Russ played  at the DAR house for the
dedication of new Schoharie town clock.

October 13, 2007, Saturday, from noon to 1 pm, Dian, Paul, Al, Rod, Nancy, and Russ played at the
Renselaerville Hilltown Market and Natural Foods CO-OP Fall Festival.

October 8, 2007, Sunday, Rod, Dan, Dian, Nancy, Russ, and Rick played for the Schoharie Presbyterian
Church Service.

September 8, 2007, Saturday afternoon, from 1 to 3 pm, Rod, Nancy, Dan, Susie, Dian, Al, Ray, and Russ  
played as the Community Caregivers hosted Quilters in the Park in Altamont.

August 28, 2007, Tuesday, 6:30 pm Nancy, Dan, Ray, Dian, and Gerry played  for the Knox Historical
Society.

August 24, 2007, Friday at 6 pm, Gerry, Rick, Nancy, Dan, Susie, Rod, Ray, and Russ played  at the Knox
Country Store, donation made to the Kiwanis Club of the Heldebergs.

July 29, 2007, Sunday at noon, Ray, Nancy, Rick, Dian, and Russ  played for the annual Kiwanis picnic in
Schoharie.Rick kept us out of trouble by bringing us our own table.

July 20, 2007, Friday 6 to 7:30 pm, Dian, Nancy, Ray, Rod, and Russ played  for a fund-raiser for the
Gallupville Fire Department, dinner provided afterwards.  The event was the Town of Wright Preservation
of the Union Festival, Civil War period event, which reflects events and issues that occurred right after the
Civil War.

July 7, 2007, Saturday, 5 to 6:30, Dian, Dan, Nancy, Ray, Gerry, Rick, Rod, and Russ played for Berne
Town Park Day (including Model T show); we played for our dinner as usual.

June 23rd, 2007, Saturday 10 to 11:30 Ray, Paul, Rod, Dan, Susie, Janet, and Russ played for the Farmers
Come To Town kick off of the Altamont Farmers Market.

June 20, 2007, Wednesday, 7:30 to 8:15, Rick, Paul, Nancy, Dan, Rod, Russ, and Carl on the jug played  
for the Schoharie Presbyterian Church Strawberry Festival.

June 15, 2007, Friday, 5 to 7 pm, Dian, Dan, Nancy, Ray, Rod, Rick, Susie, and Russ played  for the
Altamont Library Day Chicken BBQ.

May 20, 2007, Sunday morning, Dan, Nancy, Rod, Dian, Russ, and of course Rick played  at the Schoharie
Presbyterian Church Worship Service.

May 12, 2007, Saturday, 6:30 pm, Dian, Rod, Nancy, Ray, and Russ played for the  Tulip Festival
Reception at the Wolfert's Roost and enjoyed a delicious dinner among Albany's elite..

April 22, 2007, Sunday, at the Lynnwood Reformed Church, from  1-3, Ray, Dian, Nancy, Dan, Rod, Mary
Ann, and Russ played for The Community Caregivers who were hosting their annual Volunteer Reception.

March 17, 2007, Saturday Evening, Dan, Dian, Nancy, Ray, Rod, Rick, Gerry , and Russ played for a very
deluxe dinner at a Masonic Event, an official visit of the Most Worthy Grand Matron, at the Turf Inn on
Wolf Road.

March 4, 2007, Sunday 4 to 6 pm, Dian, Dan, Nancy, Mary Ann, Rod, and Russ played for a surprise
birthday party for Caroline Wilson at the Appel Inn located between Altamont and Guilderland Center.  
Our host, Steve Wilson donated $100 each to  the Community Care Givers, the Helderberg Kiwanis, and
the Hilltown Resource Center for our services and we enjoyed a great buffet dinner.

Feb 10, 2007, Saturday Evening at 7:30 Gerry, Ray, Paul, Rod, Dian, Nancy, Dan, and Russ played in the
Hilltown Players Talent Showcase at BKW school.

Jan 27, 2007, Saturday afternoon at 2 pm, Dan, Nancy, Paul, Rod, Ray, Dian, and Russ played at the
Guilderland Center Nursing Home, rehearsing for the Talent Showcase.

Jan 4th, 2007, Thursday evening, Rick, Dian, Ray, Rod, Dan, and Russ played  at the American Hotel in
Sharon Springs for a Fund Raiser for the Tri-County Arts Coucil.  We enjoyed an excellent dining
experience in return for our musical services.  
Happy New Year 2007 Happy New Year 2007 Happy New Year 2007
December 10, 2006, Sunday, from 1 to 3 pm, Dian, Nancy, Dan, Rod, Ray, Paul, Gerry, Rick, and Russ played for
the Holiday Program at the Old Stone Fort in Schoharie.  The turnout wasn't great, but Dan recorded us, and the
punch and cookies were great.

December 3rd, 2006, Sunday, at 2 pm, Ray, Dian, Dan, Nancy, Rod, and Russ played for the New Scotland Historical
Association at the Wyman Osterhout Community Center in New Salem.

October 15, Sunday, 4 to 6 pm, Dan, Nancy, Rod, Ray, Dian, and Russ played  for the Spiro Socaris family
gathering in Scodak.  Spiro won us at the auction at the recent Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy Gala.

October 14, Saturday, 1 pm, Rick, Dian, Nancy, Janice, Ray, Rod, and Russ played for the Thacher Park Fall
Festival in the sun and the wind and the cold and the clouds.

October 8, 2006, Sunday morning, Rick, Dian, Nancy, Janice, Rod, Ray, and Russ played at the Schoharie
Presbyterian Church to a pretty friendly crowd.

October 4, Wednesday, at 5 pm, Rod, Nancy, Dan, Janice, Gerry, Rick, Dian, and Russ played for the Parsons
Humanitarian Awards Dinner at the Albany Country Club.

September 23rd, 2006, Saturday, Dian, Dan, Nancy, Rick, Rod, Paul, and Russ played for The Onesquethaw -
Coeymans Watershed Council's annual picnic at the Selkirk FD pavilion in South Bethlehem from 5:20 to 6 pm.  

September 9, 2006,  Saturday, at 2:30 pm, Dian, Dan, Ray, Al, Gerry, Nancy, and Paul played at the Westerlo Town
Park as part of a 2-day Civil War Re-enactment Event.

August 27th, 2006, Sunday morning at 9 am, Dan, Ray, Dian, Rod, and Russ at the Gallupville Methodist Church.

August 4th, 2006, Friday, Rod, Nancy, Dian, Gerry, Ray, Paul, and Russ played at the Knox Country Store at 6:30
pm.

July 30, 2006, Sunday, at 12 noon, Ray, Rick, Nancy, Dian, Dan, Rod, and Russ played for the Schoharie Kiwanis  
annual picnic in Lasell Park, behind the Schoharie Church.  

July 25, 2006, Tuesday, 7 pm Ray, Al, Dan, Nancy, Dian, Rod, and Russ played for the Knox Historical Society.

July 13, 2006, Thursday, Nancy, Ray, Dian, Gerry, Rod, Al, and Russ played in Thacher Park as part of the summer
concert series, from 7 till dark.

July 9th, 1:00 pm Berne Town Park Dian, Nancy, Gerry, Rod, and Russ played to celebrate Bob Hoffman's 30 years
in the ministry at the Berne Reformed Church.  (Dinner included)

June 21st, 2006, Wednesday at 7:30 pm, Dian, Rod, Rick, Nancy, and Russ played for the Strawberry Festival at
the Schoharie Presbyterian Chruch and enjoyed an ice cream sundae with Strawberries.

June 16th, Friday at 5pm Ray, Al, Rick, Nancy, Gerry, Rod, and Russ played in the Altamont Gazebo for the
Library Day Chicken BBQ fundraiser.

Sunday morning, June 11, Dustin, Gerry, Rod, Russ, and (of course) Rick played for the Schoharie Presbyterian
Church Service.  We had em clappin and tappin their feet and singin loud.  And they fed us lunch.

Sunday, May 21st, 2006 at 2:30 pm, Ray, Dian, Rod, Nancy, and Russ played at the Beverwych Retirement
Community in Slingerlands and met Ray's Mom.

Saturday, May 20, Dan, Nancy, Al, Rick, Dian, and Russ  played for an auction fund-raiser for the Reformed
Church at the Duanesburg Firehouse.

Saturday, May 13, 2006, at 6:30 pm, Al, Ray, Dan, Nancy, Dian, Rod, Rick, and Russ played for the Parsons Center
for the reception at the Royal Tulip Ball for the City of Albany at Wolfert's Roost.

April 30, 2006, Sunday, at 1 pm, Dian, Rod, Nancy, and Russ played for the Community Caregivers Reception
Brunch at The Charriot Restaurant on Western Ave.

February 11, 2006, Saturday, we were the opening act for the Hilltown Community Players Talent Showcase at
BKW School in Berne.  Dian, Ray, Rod, Dan, Gerry, Rick, Nancy, and Russ played Ragtime Annie, Star of the
County down, and the Ricket's Hornpipe set.

Happy New Year 2006 Happy New Year 2006 Happy New Year 2006

Thursday, December 29, at 3 pm, Dian, Nancy, Rod, Rick, and Russ played at the Eden Park Nursing Home New
Years Party in Cobleskill, including sparkling white grape juice.

December 19th, 2005,  Monday, Dian, Ray, Nancy, Dustin, Rick, and Russ played for the Duanesburg Historical
Society, at 7 pm in Bishop Scully Hall in Delanson.  In between tunes, we heard quite a bit of local history.

December 18th, Sunday morning, Dian, Vandhana,  Rod, Ray, Dan, Dustin, and Russ played at the Albany
International Airport.

December 14, 2005,  Wednesday from 5 to 7 pm, Nancy, Vandhana, Rod, Dian, Dan, Ray, and Russ  played for the  
Parsons 175th anniversary reception at the Opalka Gallery on the Sage Campus in Albany.

December 10, 2005, Saturday, Dan, Rod, Arlene, Vandhana, Dian, and Russ played for the Holiday Market at the
Octagon Barn.

December 3, 2005, Saturday, 1 to 3 pm, Dan, Ray, Paul, Dian, Nancy, Rick, Gerry, Rod, and Russ played for the
Old Stone Fort Holiday Celebration in Schoharie.  It was a small room, but we packed the room!

October 25, Tuesday, 7:30 pm, we were going to play for the Knox Historical Society, but the event was snowed-out!

October 16th, Sunday, at 2 pm, Ray, Rod, Dan, Dian, Gerry, Nancy, and Russ played at The Bethlehem Public
Library.  We had a great audience including children who were charmed with playing the spoons Dan brought along.

Saturday, October 8th at 4 pm, George, Rod, Rick, Nancy, and Russ played at the Octagon Barn for an office
and pie party.  

October 8th, we were planning to play at the Thatcher Park Fall Festival from 1 to 3 pm but the event was
rained out.  

September 24th, Saturday, Paul, Rod, and Russ played at the Octagon Barn for the last Farmer’s Market for
the 2005 season.  

September 18th, Sunday, at 1 pm, Gerry, Paul, Bob, Al, Rick, Dian, Nancy Scanlon, Rod, Dan, and Russ played
at the Westerlo Town Park Big Band Gig to benefit the Hilltown Community Resource

September 17th, Saturday, Rod, Arlene, and Russ played at the Octagon Barn for the Farmer’s Market.  
We were joined by Susie and Dan and by Karen Edson.  

September 10th, 2005, Saturday, from 1 to 3pm, Arlene, Rick, Ray, Paul, Al, Dian, Rod, and Russ are played
in the Altamont Gazebo for a quilt show sponsored by the Community Care Givers.  

September 10th, Saturday morning, Rod, Arlene, Saul, and Russ played in the Octagon Barn for the Farmer’s
Market.  

September 3rd, Saturday morning, George (Gary’s friend from Suny), Saul, Shane, and Russ played in
the Octagon Barn for the Farmer’s Market.  

Sunday afternoon, August 14th, at 2:30 pm, Rick, Rod, Dan,  and Russ played for the Schoharie Presbyterian
Church Blueberry Festival and enjoyed Blueberry Tea and some great deserts.  

Saturday, August 13th, Saul, Rod, Arlene, and Russ played at the Octagon Barn Farmer’s Market.  

Saturday, August 6th, Rod, Paul, and Russ played at the Octagon Barn Farmer’s Market.  

Friday, August 5th, 2005, Gerry, Dian, Ray, Paul, Dan, Dian, Rod, and Russ will play at the Knox Country Store at
6 pm …. Joe and Marie will make a Donation to the Kiwanis Club.  

Sunday, July 31, at noon, Dian, Paul, Rod, Gerry, and Russ  played for their dinner at the Kiwanis Picnic in
Schoharie.  

Saturday, July 30 at the Market at the Barn, Rod, Eric (wooden whistle), and Russ played.  Saturday, July 23 at the
Market at the Barn, Arlene, Ray, Dan (the fiddler), Rod, and Russ played.  

July 15, 2005, Friday, 6 to 7 pm, Dian, George, Ray, Rod, Rick, Dan, Gerry, and Russ played for the reception
before the Berne Heritage Days dinner  and enjoyed the dinner at the Berne Reformed Church.  WWII veterans
were honored and Assemblymember  Jack McEneny spoke after the dinner.  

June 17, 2005, Friday 5 to 6:30 pm, Ray, Gerry, Dan, Rick, MaryAnn, Al, Mark, Rod, Paul, and Russ played for the
Altamont Library Day Chicken Barbecue Fund Raiser, at Orsini Park in the Gazebo.  

June 4th, Saturday, from noon till 2 pm, Rick, Dian, Paul, Rod, George and Russ played for a surprise retirement
(from the Knox Nursery School) party in the Berne Town Park for Judy Wright and enjoyed lunch in the park.  

May 14th, Saturday, Dian, George, Gerry, Dan, Arlene, Rod, Rick, Ray, and Russ played for a surprise 70th
birthday party at the Octagon Barn for Ed Welsh.  We did our best harmony every on “The Circle.”  

May 7th, 2005, Dian, George, Paul, Rod, Arlene, and Russ played during the reception for the annual Tulip Ball as
part of the Tulip Festival festivities.  We were the warm-up band for the Refrigerators, and enjoyed quite a dinner.  
April 26th, 2005, Tuesday, at 6 pm, George, Ray, Dian, Dan, Arlene, and Russ played at the Pine Haven CC, (1151
Siver Road, off of Willow St, which is off of Western Avenue) for the Community Caregivers Reception.  We
played as the guests arrived, listened to speeches, enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and deserts, and then played a couple
more selections.  

April 3rd, 2005, Sunday from 2 to 3, Dian, George, Ray, Rod, Ken Briggs, and Russ played for Wilma Lee’s
retirement from the post office party at the Octagon Barn.  

April 2nd, 2005, Saturday, at 1 pm, Ray, George, Gerry, Colleen, Dian, Rick, Rod, and Russ played for the
Duanesburg Community Day on the high school stage in Delanson.  

March 13th, Sunday, Dan, Rick, Dian, Russ, Rod, and Guy Mills played for the 10:30 am service at the Schoharie
Presbyterian Church.  

March 11th, Friday, at 7 pm, Dan, Rick, Dian, Russ, Rod, and Guy Mills practiced at the Presbyterian Church in
Schoharie.  

March 2nd, 2005, Wednesday, from 5 to 6 pm, Rick, Dian, Rod, Dan, and Russ played for the Parsons
Humanitarian Awards Dinner at the Albany Country Club.  

January 29, 2005, at 2:30 pm, Gerry, Ray, Arlene, Dian, Dan, Rod, Rick, and Russ played at the Mercy Care
Nursing Home on Western Avenue in Guilderland, behind the library.  We were accompanied by the fire alarm and
were escorted out past water from a broken water main.  

January 15, 2005, at 2 pm,  Dian, Ray, George, Dan, Rick, Rod, Paul, and Russ played  at the Guilderland Center
Nursing Home.  

Happy New Year 2005 Happy New Year 2005 Happy New Year 2005

On Monday, December 13th, 2004, Gerry, Ray, Rick, Dian, and Russ played for the Duanesburg Historical Society
Christmas Party, at 7 pm in Bishop Scully Hall in Delanson, and enjoyed the refreshments and snacks afterwards.

On Saturday, December 11, 2004, Gerry, Rod, Dan, Ray, Arlene Ableman, Karen Edson, and Russ played at the
Hilltown Holiday Market.
Gallupville House
Knox Country Store
Thacher Nature Center
Conking Hall in Rensselaerville
The Thacher Nature Center
On Saturday, December 4th, 2004 at 1 pm Gerry, Dan, Rick, Dian, Paul, Tom, and Russ played at the Old Stone Fort in Schoharie for their annual holiday celebration.

On Friday evening, November 19th, at 7 pm, Rick, Dan, Dian, Ray, Rod, Tom White, and Russ practiced at the Octagon barn on Middle Road in Knox to get ready for the Old Stone Fort.  
About 20 other guests attended, and we enjoyed beverages and snacks.  Rick and Daniel Carlson led us in a Barn Blessing, covering the upstairs meeting room, the downstairs storage area, the
fields, and the front doorway.  It was a very thorough blessing!

Saturday, October 16th, Katie, Nick, Ray, Paul, Dian, Rod, Arlene, and Russ played for the last of the Hilltown Farmer’s Market Days at the barn on Middle Road.

Saturday afternoon, October 9th, from 2 to 4 pm, Rod, Paul, Dian, Gerry, Rick, Ray, Russ played in Thatcher Park for the fall festival.  Rick and Paul brought instruments for children to play
along with us…. and they did, percussion instruments….  tambourines, triangles, drums, etc.

Thursday, September 23rd, at 5 pm, Dan, Rick, Dian, Ray, and Russ played for the Order of the Eastern Star in Altamont, at the Masonic Lodge on Maple Avenue during the reception before
the dinner which we enjoyed.

Sunday, September 19th, Dan, Dian, Paul, Rod, Russ, and of course Rick played for the Schoharie Presbyterian 10:30 am Sunday Morning Service.

Friday, September 17th, at 7 pm, Paul, Dan, Dian, Rod, and Rick practiced in the church in Schoharie to get ready for playing in church on the 19th.

Sunday, September 12th, at 1 pm, Dan, Dian, Ray, Rick, George, Bob, Paul, Mark, Al, and Russ played at the Westerlo Town Park Big Band Gig to benefit the Hilltown Community Resource
Center.

Friday, August 20th, at 5 PM Dian, Rod, Russ, Al, Dan, Bob, Rosemary, and Mark played in the Old Songs Barn during the Altamont Fair.  We were drenched by a lovely thunderstorm
carrying our equipment to our cars afterwards.

Saturday, August 7th,  Gerry, Mark, Bob, Dustin, Rod, Rick, Dian, and Russ played for a picnic for the Boy Scouts and Little League Team sponsored by the Masonic Lodge in Schoharie at the
Fox Creek Park (near the Little League Field) in Schoharie.

Friday, July 30th Gerry, George, Dian, Rosemary, Dan, Rod, Mark, Paul, and Russ,  played at the Knox Country Store at 6 pm outside under the pavilion…. Joe and Marie made a Donation to
the Kiwanis Club.

Saturday, July 24th, 5 pm George, Paul, Ray, Mark, Dian, Russ, and of course Rod played at Rod’s log cabin 1580 Cotton Hill Road near Gallupville.  We helped celebrate Rod’s birthday.

Sunday, July 18th, at 1:30 pm, Dian, Rod, Dan, George, Ray, and Gerry attended a picnic and performed mostly waltzes, hornpipes, and jigs at Conkling Hall in Rensselaerville.

Saturday, July 10th, 4 to 5 pm, Ray, Rod, Dian, Al, Gerry, Bob, Dan, George, and Russ played for Berne Heritage Day in the Berne Town Park.  We had a pretty good crowd, and quite a few
people mentioned that we sounded very good.

Friday, June 18th, Rod, Ray, Al, Dan, Mark, and Russ played again for the annual library day in Altamont, at Orsini Park at the Gazebo, from 5 to 7 pm, dinner included.  Nice audience of
course, no rain this time.  But muggy!

Saturday, May 29th, from 1 to 3 pm, George, Ray, Dian, Gerry, Al, Rod, Dan, and Russ played at the “Porter Party” on the corner of Leesome Lane and route 156 just up the hill from
Altamont.  

Sunday, May 16, 2004, Ray, George, Dian, Rick, Gerry, Russ, and Rod played for the Community Picnic for the Onesquethaw-Coeymans Watershed Council. The sun was hot, but the food was
good.  

Friday, April 16, 2004, Gerry, Dan, Mark, Dian, Ray, Rod, Rick, and Russ played for the Past Masters' Association dinner.    Same wages as last year (a great dinner), although the event was
held at the Woodlin Club in Glenville.
Sunday, March 21st, Gerry, Mark, Rod, Dian, Dan, Russ, and of course Pastor Rick played for the 10:30 am service at the Schoharie Presbyterian Church.

Friday, March 19th, Mark, Dian, Rod, Dan, Russ, and Pastor Rick practiced at the Schoharie Presbyterian Church from 7 to 9 pm.

Sunday, March 7th at 2 pm, Ray, George, Rod, Al, Mark, Gerry, Dian, Dan, Marianne, Bob, and Russ played for the New Scotland Historical Association at the Community
Center in New Salem.

Thursday, March 4th, Rod, Gerry, Dan, Dian, Ray, and Russ played for the cocktail hour for a Masonic convention at the Turf Inn on Wolf Road and enjoyed a deluxe dinner.

Sunday, February 22, at 3pm we played at Our Lady of Hope Nursing Home in Latham.  We had quite a turnout including Dan, Gerry, Dian, Mark, Al, Russ, and Bob, AND
including Rod, our new spoons player, and George, Dian’s friend who played guitar, and Paul, Mark’s friend who played guitar.  We had a nice audience complete with cookies
and punch.

Friday, January 30th , Gerry, Dan, Ray, Dian, Rick, and Russ  practiced at  the Masonic Lodge in Berne.

Friday, January 16th, Rick, Gerry, Mark, Dan, Ray, Dian, Dustin, Lauri, and Russ played at 6:30 pm at the Guilderland Center Nursing Home to a very nice audience.

Happy New Year 2004 Happy New Year 2004 Happy New Year 2004

Saturday Afternoon, December 6th from 1 to 3 pm, we were scheduled to play for the annual holiday celebration at the Old Stone Fort in Schoharie, but alas we were snowed out!

Friday, November 14th, we practiced at the Masonic Lodge from 7 to 9 pm, working on some Holiday tunes.
Saturday evening, November 1st, from 7 to 9, Ray, Mark, Dian, Dan, Rick, Al, and Russ and Steve and Lil played at the Duanesburg Firehouse for the Duanesburg Presbyterian Church’s
Harvest Dinner.  We had quite a dinner!

Thursday, November 14th, we performed at Yono’s Restaurant, (The Armory Center) 64 Colvin Avenue in Albany, on the corner of Colvin and Central, 6:30-7:30 pm, at the Silent Auction for
benefit of the Community Care Givers.  We  had a pretty good turnout with Al, Dian, Jimmy, Dan, Gerry, Mark, Rick, Dustin, and Russ playing and singing our tunes for a nice crowd of
folks.  And we enjoyed the buffet afterwards…

Friday Evening, October 17th, Dian, Ray, Dan, Rick, and Russ played for a sing-a-long at the Schoharie Presbyterian Church.  We were joined by several other musicians in addition to some
very enthusiastic singers.

Wednesday Evening, October 1st   from 5 to 6 pm, Gerry, Jimmy, Dan, Ray, Russ, Dian, and Mark played for the reception for the Humanitarian Awards Dinner for the Parsons Child and
Family Center.  The event was held at the Albany  Country  Club.

Sunday Morning, September 21st Dustin, Ray, Mark, Dian, Jim, Dan, Gerry, Russ, and Pastor Rick played many tunes for the Schoharie Presbyterian Church service.  One of the attendees
said we were hot.

Sunday afternoon, September 7th  The Traditional Strings (Gerry, Al, Ray, Mark, Dan, Jim, Russ, and Dian), joined 4 other bands to play at the Westerlo Town Park Pavilion for the benefit of
the Hilltown Community Resource Center.  We were the first band to play, starting at 2 pm, and played for 45 minutes.

Saturday, August 23rd,  Dan, Gerry, Jimmy, Al, Mark, Dian, Ray, Rick, and Russ played for the Foster / Warden Wedding, winner of the Indian Ladder Farms benefit auction,  on 1 Picard
road just outside New Salem.  We played from 4:15 pm as guests arrived, and then we played again later as part of the reception, finishing up about 7:00 pm.  Gerry and Dan accompanied
members of the wedding party who sang La Vie en Rose.  Thanks to Dan and Maureen who provided the band with shirts.

Friday evening, August 1st from 6:00 - 8:00 pm Gerry, Dan, Jimmy, Al, Mark, Rosemary, Dian, Russ, Kyle, Ken, and Earl  performed at the Knox Country Store under the tent outdoors.  A
donation was made to the Kiwanis Club of the Helderbergs.

Sunday, July 27th, from 1 to 3 pm, Dan, Jimmy, Dian, Mark, Al, Gerry, Ray, Dian, Dustin, Russ, and Rick performed for  the Schoharie Kiwanis’ annual picnic in LaSalle Park in Schoharie,
which is located off of Spring Street which intersects with the main street.

Friday, July 11th, Gerry, Dian, Margaret, Julian, Mark, Dan, Jimmy, Al, and Russ performed for the third time at Conkling Hall in Rensselaerville from 7 to 9 pm, and were served dinner
afterwards.

Saturday afternoon, August 16th, from 2 to 3:30 pm, Gerry, Jimmy, Dan, Mark, Al, Ray, and Russ played at the Old Stone Fort in Schoharie.  We were part of a two day celebration of the
100th year anniversary of the first automobile in Schoharie, a 1903 Rambler which was on display.  We played outside under a tent and fled about 3:30 as dark clouds, lightening, and torrential
rain overtook the event.
Saturday, July 5, from 2 to 4 pm, Dian, Jimmy, Gerry, and Russ helped Gerry and Pat Irwin celebrate the high school graduation of their daughter Kelly.  Festivities were
held, including food and refreshments, in the Knox Town Park in Knox.

Friday, June 20, from 5 to 7 pm Dan, Al, Mark, Dian, Gerry, Jimmy, Beth, Dustin, Rick, Ray, and Russ played in the Altamont Gazebo for
the annual Altamont Library Day fund raiser.  Afterwards, we ate a complimentary Chicken dinner and were serenaded by a gentlemen who
sang acappella a tune he had written.

Friday, June 6th from 7 to 9 pm, Gerry, Rick, Dustin, Dan, Jimmy, Al, Mark, Dian, and Russ  practiced in Gary and Pam Kleppel’s barn on
route 146 east of the Township Tavern.

Saturday afternoon, May 17th, Dan, Jimmy, Al, Gerry, Mark, Dian, Dustin, and Russ played for the Thatcher Park Spring Fest, from 2 to 4
PM in the Paint Mine area….  We had a small but appreciative audience, and the ambience was excellent with the possible exception of the
black flies.

Thursday, May 8th, Dan, Jimmy, Rick, and Dian performed for the Community Care Givers at the Western Turnpike Golf Course Clubhouse.

Saturday, April 12th, 2003, Gerry, Mark, Rick, Dian, Dan, and Russ played for a benefit at the Schoharie Presbyterian Church.  Jimmy had
to work at the firehouse in Knox.

Friday, April 11th, 2003, Gerry, Mark, Rick, Dian, Dan, Jimmy, and Russ played for the Past Masters Association of the Old Seventeenth
Masonic District and enjoyed a nice dinner afterwards.  Jimmy even danced his jig.

Saturday evening, March 29th, from 7-9 pm, Gerry, Bob, Mark, Diane, Dan, Jimmy, Rick, and Russ performed at Conkling Hall in
Rensselaerville for the benefit of a new furnace in the Hall.  This time we were UPSTAIRS…

Sunday, March 16th, we provided the music for the Schoharie Presbyterian Church Service at 10:30.  Jimmy, Dan, Dian, Dustin, Russ, and
Rick played:
1)      Trio:  Connaughtman’s Rambles, Knox Wetland Jig, Tobin’s Jig  
2)      Country Waltz  
3)      His Eye is on the Sparrow  
4)      To be Redeemed  
5)      He’s Coming Again So Soon  
6)      Trio:  Pays de haut, Reel de Montreal, Glise a Sherbrooke
7)      My Own House Waltz (Rick’s lyrics)
8)      Dill Pickle Rag  
9)      And the Spiritual:  Guide My Feet

Friday, March 14th, we practiced at the Schoharie Presbyterian Church to get tuned up for Sunday, the 16th.

Friday, February 28th, Dustin, Dian, Jimmy, Dan, Mark, Russ, and of course Rick practiced at the Schoharie Presbyterian Church to pick
tunes and practice for March 16th.

Sunday, February 9th, 7-9 pm, at the Berne Masonic Lodge, we held a jam session…. No recording… we  just tried out some new music.  
Dian, Gerry, Jimmy, Dan, and Russ were there in spite of the cold… and the wind …

Saturday, February 8th, a few of us played after the memorial service for John Moore, at the Knox Reformed Church.  John and Elizabeth
were among our most loyal attendees back in our Knox Store jam days.  We were honored to help celebrate John’s life.  Thanks Elizabeth and
family.

Friday, January 31st, 7-9, Dan, Dian, Mark, Margaret, Gerry, Jimmy, Rick, Dustin, and Russ met at the Berne Masonic Lodge, and held our
second recording session using Dan’s Yamaha equipment.  We recorded the Road to Lisdoon Varna set, Soldier’s Joy, Sidh Beag Sidh
Moore, and tried to record Lover’s Waltz, but it proved illusive.

Friday, January 17, 2003  Gerry, Dustin, Cody, Dan, Mark, Dian, Al, and Russ met at the Berne Masonic Lodge and Dan used his new
Yamaha Studio to record some of our tunes.  Our recordings of  Nora, The Cabri Waltz, Ragtime Annie, Pig Ankle Rag, and Westphalia
sound, well, pretty good.  Thank you Dan.

Happy New Year 2003 Happy New Year 2003 Happy New Year 2003

Friday, December 20, 2002, at 6:30 pm for an hour or so Gerry, Rick, Dan, and Russ played mostly Christmas music at the Guilderland
Center Nursing Home.  We had a great time and met some very nice people.

Saturday, December 7th, , Dian, Al, Mark, Rick, Dan, and Russ played mostly Christmas music at the Old Stone Fort, in Schoharie, 2:30 to 4
pm.

Friday, November 22, from 7 to 9 pm, Dian, Al, Mark, Dustin, Dan, Jimmy, Gerry, and Russ practiced at the Berne Masonic Lodge.   Dustin
brought a new tune he wrote, and we enjoyed working on that, and Dan brought along some tunes which were new to us, and we played
through quite a few of them.  We also practiced playing some Christmas music in preparation for the Old Stone Fort on December 7th.

Friday , November 1st,  we had a jam session at The Knox Reformed Church.   It seems mostly everybody had something else pressing in
their schedule, but Dian, Al,  and Russ played together and even did The Dancing Bear.  Ken Briggs joined us on the bass for a while and
Marla Briggs sang along.

Friday night October 18th  we enjoyed performing at Conklin Hall in Rensselaerville for the monthly Coffee House.  Dian, Nick, Katie, Al,
Mark, Rick, Gerry, Dan, and Russ played…

Friday night, October 4th 7-9 jam session (and practice for Rennselaerville) at the Gallupville House.  We had a pretty good turnout including
Dustin with his new fiddle, Rick, Al, Gerry, Mark, Dan, Russ, Dian, and Jimmy on the spoons.
Saturday, September 14, 6:30 – 10 pm, Dustin, Bob, Dan, Gerry, Dian, and Russ performed for the Retired Naval Officers Association at the Marriott on
Wolf Road in the Empire Room.  We enjoyed a deluxe dinner.

Sunday, September 8, Dustin, Dian, Mark, Dan, Russ, and of course Pastor Rick  played for the Schoharie Presbyterian Church Service.  Susan Bramer
joined us on the autoharp and spoons.

Friday, September 6, 7 – 9 pm, we met and practiced at the Gallupville House for our next two performances.  Rick had tunes to learn for the church
service on Sunday, and we  worked on our Armed Forces Medley for September 14.  And we hadn’t practiced together for a while…..

Saturday, August 24th, 3-5 pm, we played in New Scotland for Nancy McCaffrey’s husband’s 60th birthday party.  Rick called dances.  Gerry, Dian, Dan,
Jimmy, and Russ were there along with Mike Otis who played fiddle.

Thursday, July 4th, we played (unplanned) at a party before the wedding of Dan and Maureen Driscoll’s daughter Debbie to Bret, in Thatcher Park.  Gerry,
Dan, Daniel, Jimmy, and Russ played.  Dian tried to join us on a bandolin which wouldn’t cooperate.  We were cut short by an afternoon thunderstorm.

Thursday, August 15, we played in the gazebo as part of Cobleskill’s Arts in the Parks.   Dian, Al, Mark, Dan, Rick, Jimmy, Rosemary, Bob, and Russ were
there until it was too dark to see any more.  Next year we want a bigger gazebo.

Saturday, June 29, we played for the Herchenroder Wedding in the Thatcher Park, Glen Dune area.   Bob, Dan, Gerry, Jimmy, Dian, and Russ performed
and enjoyed the ambiance and food.  The hit of the afternoon was Jimmy Ronca’s Irish Jig!

Friday, June 14, we performed in the Altamont Gazebo for a Library Day fund raiser.  Dan played his bass guitar for a change, Al played guitar, Dian
played mandolin, Jimmy played spoons, Margaret brought her flute and Julian played drums.  Russ played piano.  Gerry had to work late and arrived after
we had just packed up, but offered moral support.   

The year is 2001, but we started playing together in 1997 in the Knox Store in Knox, NY.
Friday, May 24, we played at the Gallupville House, 7-9 pm.  Dan, Dian, Mark, Al, Jimmy, Rick,  Dustin and Russ played our favorite tunes
and practiced for  next  Sunday at the Schoharie Presbyterian Church.

Sunday, June  2,  we played for the Schoharie Presbyterian Church Service.  Dian, Gerry, Dustin, Mark, Russ, Dan, and of course Rick
performed.

Tuesday, May 14, at the Altamont Manor –7:30-8:30, Al, Dian, Rick, Mark, Bob, and Russ performed  for a reception for  the Community
Care Givers.

Saturday, May 11, we played at the Emma Thatcher Nature Center, Thatcher Park, at 4 p.m.   Al, Dan, Dian, Margaret, Julian, Jimmy,
Mark, Rick, and Russ  were joined by several people from the Nature Center who sang along or danced.

Friday, May 3, we  played at the Gallupville House  from 7-9 pm.

Sunday, April 21, 6 pm … at Red’s Restaurant in West Coxsackie, NY.      We played some tunes and helped  Gerry, Pat, and Kelly Irwin
celebrate Kelly’s confirmation and Pat and Gerry’s 25th Anniversary.  Dian, Mark, Bob, Jimmy, Dan, Russ, and of course Gerry played.  
Harry Garry joined us in singing the closing number.  Thanks Gerry, Pat, and Kelly.  Dinner was outstanding, and we had fun.

Wednesday, April 10,  4 - 5 pm, Rick, Dustin, Jimmy, Dian, Dan, and I played for an after school staff appreciation party at the Middle School
in Schoharie.  Rick called a couple of contra dances, some students danced a jig, and later they did the limbo while we played.  There was lots
of good food, and no one left hungry.

Friday, April 5th, Dian, Bob, Gerry, Al, Mark, Jimmy, and Russ played our old favorites at the Gallupville House from 7 until 9 pm.  Thanks
to those who brought snacks and beverages to share.  Our feature dancer, Amy Briggs,  was again on hand, poised and charming as usual.  
We may have pictures later…

Friday, March 15th,   Dian, Dustin, Bob, Kyle, Al, Dan, Mark, Jimmy, and Russ played at the Gallupville House from 7 until after 9:15 pm.   
Lots of beverages and snacks were brought and shared among those who came to listen and the band.  A feature attraction was one particular
dancer by the name of Amy Briggs.

On March 8, we had a jam session at the Schoharie Presbyterian Church with   Gerry, Dan, Dustin, Rick, Dian, Al, Mark, and Jimmy.

On March 2, 2002, we performed at the Masonic Lodge in Albany for an award ceremony honoring Richard Clark.    Rick, Dustin, Jimmy, Al,
Mark, Bob, Gerry, and Russ played several of our favorites after a ham dinner.    A contribution of $50 was made toward the Schoharie
Library Building fund.

Sunday February 24, 2002,  we played for the worship service at the Schoharie Presbyterian Church.  We played several tunes as well as the
finale, “Will the Circle be Unbroken”.  Kyle played fiddle, Dian played her Mandolin, Gerry played guitar, Pastor Rick presided and played
dulcimer, Bob played Bass, Dan played tin whistle, Dustin played banjo, and Russ was on the piano.  We made a joyous noise (music).

Happy New Year 2002 Happy New Year 2002 Happy New Year 2002

Prior to this, the band played mainly at the Knox Country Store, starting in the summer 1997, every other Friday evening from 7 till 9 pm.  
Anybody who showed up played.  One night we had 7 fiddle players.
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Altamont Orchards, October 2012
Nathan, Library Day in Altamont
Library Day in Altamont Gazebo
Al, Mark, and Rick at Conkling Hall
Nathan and Quin at the Gas-Up 2012
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Cropwalk 2015, Dian, Jean, and Barbara


June 2, Friday, 5:30-7:30 Benefit at Glenpeters Jewelry
    1544 Central Ave.
June 10, Saturday, Gas-Up in Gallupville, 2-4
June 16, Friday, Library day in Altamont, 5-6:30 pm
June 17, Saturday, Gas-Up in Gallupville, 2-4
Fox Creek 5 K run on a Saturday morning in August 5?
Rashna's wedding reception, Hindu Cultural Center
Albany  International Airport
"New" Knox Town Hall, Opening Day