Dante Mazzetti & Friends Stage
11am Frank Mazzetti
11:30AM Kitty Twitty and Smokin’ Joe Haines
12:30PM Brooke Lynn McGowan
Brooke Lynn McGowan is a singer-songwriter based in NYC. She draws inspiration from her background in Musical Theater, and artists such as Sandy Denny, Joni Mitchell, and Carole King. After a time of performing professionally, recording a CD of standards called "Maybe This Time" and teaching music in the San Francisco Bay Area, she has returned to NYC. Brooke is also the host of Christopher Street Open Mic (previously Christopher Street Coffeehouse in the West Village) on Zoom and back in person this Summer/Fall 2023!
1PM Orly Bendavid
Orly Bendavid has the soul of a poet and the heart of a warrior. Her songs often explore life’s darker side, shining a light onto difficult emotional situations with unforgettable melodies and lyrics that combine humor and uncompromising honesty.
1:30PM: Benjamin Miller
Benjamin Miller sings honky-tonk for Minneapolis country band The Federales & psychedelic folk n’ roll for himself. For fans of: Bob Dylan’s 1967 harp style, long scarves, rye cocktails.
2PM: Secret Handshake
SECRET HANDSHAKE is an all acoustic blues group of veteran blues musicians who have been part of the NYC blues scene for decades. They are foot-stopping fun time group.
3PM Damn Tall Buildings
In their early days, Damn Tall Buildings didn’t rehearse – they busked. Now, whether live or on record, the trio still radiates the energy of a crew of best friends playing bluegrass on the street. Anchoring that energy is their instrumental chops, their strong songwriting, and their varied influences that stretch beyond bluegrass, even beyond American roots music altogether. “Damn Tall Buildings establishes their unique musical blend that defies both comparison and categorization.” —No Depression
3PM Dante Mazzetti
Dante Mazzetti is a "standout songwriter" and "multi-talented musician," known for his unique performance style. His album "Hotel" received worldwide critical acclaim.