FORWARD FESTIVAL HUDSON VALLEY 2020 presented by 577 Records

October 10, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm in the VBI Theater – 12 Vassar Street

After five consecutive years of presenting multi-day events in Brooklyn showcasing cutting-edge musicians, the Forward Festival — run by the independent record label 577 Records — travels upriver for its first Hudson Valley edition. A day-long celebration of exceptional artistry from some of the world’s most acclaimed, uniquely creative musicians.

The performers at FFHV2020 will include (in order of appearance):

Eri Yamamoto — solo piano

Mary Anne Driscoll Quartet — MAD, piano; Daniel Carter, reeds/flute/trumpet; Patrick Holmes, clarinet; Hilliard Greene, bass

Elliott Sharp — solo guitar

Telepathic Band — Daniel Carter, reeds/trumpet; Patrick Holmes, clarinet; Matthew Putman, piano; Hilliard Greene, bass; Federico Ughi, drums

Susan Alcorn — solo pedal steel guitar

Carter/Jennison/Parker/Ughi — Daniel Carter, reeds/flute/trumpet/piano; Watson Jennison, soprano sax/flute/recorder/keyboard; William Parker, bass/shakuhachi/tuba; Federico Ughi, drums

MC: James Keepnews

Media Sponsor: Chronogram Media

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