Inlet Concert Series

 Rain location Fern Park Pavilion

July 1, 2017 – Tom O’Carroll 7-9 pm

Dublin born folklorist, folk-singer and instrumentalist Tom O’Carroll brings a wealth of stories, humor, wit and history to his performances. Whether playing a plaintive air on the tin whistle or singing and playing rousing traditional songs to the accompaniment of the guitar or the bodhrán (Irish drum), Tom will captivate all with his lively program of Irish culture. Tom has been singing the songs and playing the tunes of his native Ireland for over 30 years. He enlivens these programs with his trademark humor and incredible stock of stories and anecdotes.

July 4, 2017 – Jamie Notarthomas 7:30-10 pm

Jamie is a very sincere and inspired artist. His previous three original CD’s have progressively developed a mix of musical styles, influenced by what he refers to the twelve apostoles of rock and roll, such as John Lennon, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, James Taylor, Bob Marley, Leonard Cohen, Peter Gabriel, and Luis Jordan.

July 8, 2017 - Annie and the Hedonists 7-9 pm

Acoustic Blues,Vintage Jazz & Swing, * Folk Roots American.  Annie Rosen on lead vocals; Jonny Roden on guitar and vocals; Peter Davis on clarinet, tenor guitar, piano and vocals.  Their website:

July 15, 2017 - Dan Duggan & Peggy Lynn 7-9 pm

Peggy Lynn, better known as “The First Lady of Adirondack Music”, is recognized nationwide for her soulful songwriting and extraordinary vocal versatility. Dan Duggan is known nationally for his wizardry on Hammered Dulcimer and Flat Picking Guitar, and is the recipient of the National Hammered Dulcimer Championship.  Dan’s website: Meet Dan Duggan  Peggy’s website: Meet Peggy Lynn

*tentative* July 22, 2017 – Jonny Hirsch Band 7-9 pm

Jonny Hirsch is one of New York City’s most intriguing solo artists. The singer/saxophonist is often compared to the likes of Steely Dan and Karl Denson. Fusing elements of rock, funk, jazz, and skat singing with a powerful voice and a dynamic saxophone, Jonny’s music has an original sound of its own, while staying true to its roots in new age blues and funk. This versatile composer and lyricist pays tribute to the great traditions of American rock and blues in his song writing, while the live show incorporates more improvisation. His website:

July 29, 2017 – Shrinking Violets 7-9 pm

Playing together as Shrinking Violets since 1993, Darryl and Julia Murdock completed their partnership by marrying in 1997. They have wandered throughout the Northeast, gracing such stages as Night Eagle Café and Coffeehouse in Oxford, NY and Caffe Lena’s in Saratoga Springs, NY. They have an instantly recognizable, yet undefinable singer/songwriter style that can best be described as ‘jazzy acoustic folk pop’. Both Darryl and Julia are classically trained and experienced in performing for many types of audiences.

August 5, 2017 – The Buskers 6-8 pm

“Folk impurists” with a smart, distinct voice and a kitchen sink repertoire of influences from jug band and jazz to roots rock.  Their sound is defined by deep respect for the craft of songwriting and arranging and a shared love for the inventive possibilities of improvisation.  Their website:

August 12, 2017 – Dan Berggren 6-8 pm

A tradition-based songsmith, Dan Berggren writes with honesty, humor and a strong sense of place. His songs explore the many dimensions of home, hard-working folks, taking care of our planet and each other.  His website: Dan Berggren

August 19, 2017 - Bill Staines 6-8 pm

“Any new song that can live comfortably beside the well-worn songs of folk tradition has a good chance of surviving the test of time. Such, we believe, are the songs of Bill Staines” — Charles “Sandy” Paton, Folk Legacy Records.  His website: Bill Staines

August 26, 2017 – My Sweet Patootie 7-9 pm

My Sweet Patootie is contemporary roots and ragtime at its best; bringing tight harmonies, monstrous guitar, sizzling fiddle and percussion together in one perfect package. Founded in 2007 by Canadian Folk Music Award winners Sandra Swannell and Terry Young, the trio has a growing international reputation. From original swing to funky fiddle-tune arrangements to exquisite ballads, they deliver a must-see show that Driftwood Magazine describes as “two parts exemplary musicianship, one part vaudeville comedy”.  Their website: My Sweet Patootie

September 2, 2017 – The Jam Bones 6-8 pm

An energetic retro-styled trio that performs music from a number of styles including Oldies, Blues, R&B, Rock and Roll, Reggae, Country and more. They recreate covers from a wide range of artists and also perform original music from their two all original CD’s, “Shake and Bake” and “New Recipe”. Their website:

These concerts are funded by the Town of Inlet.

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