Columbia County Happenings: 5th Annual Oldtone Roots Music Festival, Sep 5 – 8

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5th Annual Oldtone Roots Music Festival, Sep 5 – 8 in North Hillsdale

The 5th Annual Oldtone Roots Music Festival features traditional mountain fiddling, bluegrass, hot swing, classic country, brass, cajun and contra music.

A family-friendly full camping festival with kids activities, dance tent, hands-on instrument workshops led by world-class musicians, instrument and band contests, Hudson Valley farm-to-table food, libations, and exceptional national & regional acts on the main, dance, & workshop stages.

The Festival has three stages offering traditional music performances, dances, workshops, contests, and children’s activities. The festival seeks to preserve American Roots music and dance with an intimate and interactive festival that includes opportunities to engage with main stage artists in workshop settings. Jamming in the campground late into the night is encouraged. In the evenings attendees and artists dance under a tent that perches over the spectacular rolling hills of upstate New York Farm Country.

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Local craft beer and food vendors are featured as well as handmade and vintage clothing vendors.

Thursday, September 5 – Sunday, September 8, 2019
Camp all weekend or go for a day

Cool Whisper Farm
1011 County Road 21
North Hillsdale, NY 12529

$15 – $200
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