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A centennial concert in honor of Woody Guthrie is one of many events at the Byrdcliffe Festival of the Arts.
  • A centennial concert in honor of Woody Guthrie is one of many events at the Byrdcliffe Festival of the Arts.

July 13-15. The inaugural installment of this promising happening brings together events sponsored by 15 regional arts organizations and takes place at the storied Byrdcliffe art colony, the Colony Cafe, and the Kleinert/James Center for the Arts. In addition to film, theatrical, spoken word, and dance events, there are some intriguing musical components on the roster: a chamber trio set by Tracy Bonham, Jerry Marrotta, and Simi Stone; a Woody Guthrie centennial concert hosted by Happy Traum; an evening of “Jesus Christ Superstar” songs organized by Radio Woodstock DJ and School of Rock founder Paul Green and performed by a band that includes Bonham and 3’s Joey Eppard; and more. (Pianist Justin Kolb presents “Liszt and the Barefoot Carmelite” July 7.) Check website for schedule. Woodstock. (845) 679-2079; Woodstockguild.org.

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