Howlin at the MoonRotterdam, N.Y. - The Mabee Farm Historic Site invites you to a night of great bluegrass and folk music Friday, April 22 at 7pm as they welcome Dyer Switch back to the Howlin' stage! Dyer Switch's hard-driving traditional, original, and unique bluegrass and acoustic music is dynamic, captivating, and performed with mesmeric charm. Opening the night is Howlin' favorite Patrick Sharrow!

The April concert will be held in the Franchere Center at Mabee Farm. Admission is $5.00, and light refreshments are available for purchase. Mabee Farm Historic Site is wheelchair accessible, with off-street parking in front of the Franchere Center. For more information please contact Mary Zawacki at 518-887-5073 or curator@schenectadyhistorical.org or visit www.schenectadyhistorical.org/howlin.


Save the dates for the 2016 Howlin' at the Moon season!

Friday, April 22: Dyer Switch with Patrick Sharrow
Dyer Switch's hard-driving traditional, original, and unique bluegrass and acoustic music is dynamic, captivating, and performed with mesmeric charm.

Sunday, May 22: Washington County Line Bluegrass with M.R. Poulopoulos
Serving up straight-ahead traditional bluegrass, seasoned with bluegrass interpretations of early country, folk, and contemporary tunes, Washington County Line features the songs of bluegrass giants such as Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, the Stanley Brothers, and Red Allen, as well as folk music icons and singer/songwriters including Gordon Lightfoot, Tom Paxton, Bob Dylan, and Ralph McTell.

Monday, June 20: Running the River with Cosby Gibson
Join us as we welcome Running the River back to the Howlin' stage for their signature blend of classic country, rock, folk, Irish, blues, and fiddle tunes!

Tuesday, July 19: Three Quarter North with 2Late
TQN's home-grown blend of bluegrass and folk is easy on the ears and stimulating to the heart.

Thursday, August 18: Everest Rising with Mark Baptiste
A tightly-knit quartet influenced by folk, jazz, rock and more, Everest Rising creates a progressive acoustic sound that is unique yet comfortably familiar. Their innovative instrumental arrangements and thoughtful lyrics take the listener up less-traveled routes. With a wide dynamic range, Everest Rising's material spans from heartfelt laments to all out rave-ups, all executed with instrumental finesse and attention to detail.

Thursday, September 15: The Nellies
Join us for a night of great bluegrass and folk music as we welcome The Nellies back to the Howlin' stage for their blend of driving rhythms and beautiful two-part harmonies. Their energy is contagious, and their fun-loving stage presence will put a smile on your face!

Friday, October 14: 13 Feet of Bluegrass
13 Feet of Bluegrass brings together four seasoned musicians steeped in diverse musical backgrounds and features powerful vocals, dynamic instrumentation and a repertoire of great songs. Tap your feet to the band's engaging, high-energy bluegrass, 70s and 80s country rock, blues, originals and a spectrum of songs from the Eagles to Flatt and Scruggs and from the Steeldrivers to the Allman Brothers.

Sunday, November 13: Rusticator
Rusticator is an acoustic band with an Americana spirit. The four piece group creates an energetic blend of originals and sing-along covers. Inspired by the alt. country sound of bands like Wilco and The Avett Bros., Rusticator's influences stretch far beyond the outlaw country genre. Expect to be charmed by thought-provoking and toe-tapping originals, and covers from your favorites - including The Beatles and The Grateful Dead.