Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 4 to 8 PM
Contact: Pearl Cafritz
Salem, New York: Salem Art Works (SAW), announces that on Saturday, June 15, from 4 to 8 PM, it will host the first of this season’s two Music on the Hill events. Music on the Hill takes place at the top of Cary Hill Sculpture Park, 19 Cary Lane, Salem, NY.
Guests enjoy fabulous panoramic views of the surrounding countryside while relaxing in the cool evening air, surrounded by great food, music, and friends. Free parking is available at the base of the hill, and shuttle service will be provided throughout the evening. All events at Salem Art Works are handicapped accessible.Admission is by donation.
Food will be provided by local vendors, accompanied by local craft beers from R&S Taylor. Salem Art Works merchandise, including iconic SAW t-shirts and hats, will also be available for sale.
Local legends, The Figgs, will kick off a live performance at 5 PM.
“Music on the Hill is easily one of my favorite events we host here at SAW,” said Anthony Cafritz, SAW’s Founding Director. “It opens our doors to the community in a really special way. We have our resident artists mingling with local residents as well as with people who make the trip over from a neighboring town or as far as New York and Boston. We built SAW as a place for artists of all ages and levels of development to hone their craft, share ideas, and exchange techniques. But we also built it as a means of extending our hospitality and our love of art and music into the local community. Music on the Hill delivers on that vision by providing a fun, family-friendly opportunity for people to come here, have a great meal, enjoy a fantastic view, and listen to some fantastic music in a venue unlike any other. I’m excited to kick off our season with The Figgs.”
About SAW: Salem Art Works is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit art center and sculpture park located in rural Upstate New York. Founded in 2005 by artist Anthony Cafritz, Salem Art Works is dedicated to supporting both emerging and established artists in the creation of new and progressive work, as well as promoting the understanding and appreciation of contemporary art within the region.
About The Figgs: The Figgs (Mike Gent, Pete Donnelly and Pete Hayes) have been playing together since the trio was in high school in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The band has a worldwide fan base, a hearty discography, and has toured and recorded several times with the legendary Graham Parker. The band iscelebrating 30 years of playing, recording, and touring. Visit their website here.