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MUSIC IN THE MANSION with Gwen Laster & Gameboard

  |   July 20, 2012  |  Comment

Gather in the magnificent stairway in the grand entry hall of Boscobel House on July 23 for one in a series of musical events in the mansion. Violinist and composer, Gwen Laster will be performing eclectro acoustic original music with her ensemble, Gameboard featuring Ken McGloin, acoustic/electric guitar; Damon Banks, electric bass and Brahim Fribgane, oud/cahon.

Gwen Laster has collaborated with various popular, jazz and global music artists giving her a diverse set of skills and musical sense abilities. These artists include Alicia Keys, Haitian vocalist Emeline Michel, Leroy Jenkins, Jamaican vocalist Beres Hammond, Adam Rudolph, Aretha Franklin, Anthony Braxton and many others. For more information about Gwen, please visit her website at gwenlaster.com.

Concert takes place Monday, July 23rd. Weather permitting, feel free to pack a picnic, enter the grounds at 5pm and enjoy the spectacular view of the Hudson River and its Highlands! The performance is general seating on stairs & chairs. $25 Adults and $20 for Senior/Student. Concert begins indoors at 7pm, continues until approximately 8pm and ends with a casual chat with musicians and CD sales. Tickets can be purchased during business hours in person, over the phone or online 24/7 at Boscobel.org.

Boscobel is a historic house museum, cultural venue and so much more. Located on scenic Route 9D in Garrison New York just one mile south of Cold Spring, Boscobel is directly across the river from West Point. From April through October, hours are 9:30am to 5pm (first tour at 10am; last at 4pm); November & December 9:30am to 4pm (last tour at 3pm.)  Boscobel is open every day except Tuesdays, Thanksgiving and Christmas. For more information, visit Boscobel.org or call 845.265.3638.

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