July 1, 2011

Brooklyn County Fair - Summerfest 2011 at the Meadow July 9

Jalopy Theater and Brooklyn Country are bringing the Brooklyn County Fair back to the Urban Meadow on Saturday, July 9 from 12 PM  - 6 PM. $10 for adults ($5 for children) gets you admission to music at the Meadow all day and an evening show at Jalopy (315 Columbia Street).

The County Fair is also sponsored by Sixpoint Craft Ales, which means locally made beer - plus food from Jake's Bar-B-Que, raffles, giveaways, face painting, balloons and more - not to mention an all day extravaganza of bluegrass, folk, and country blues from bands including Dirt Floor Revue, Kamara Thomas, Big Slyde, The Newton Gang, the Whiskey Boys, I'll Be John Brown, Maynard and The Musties, Jack Grace Band, Ramblin' Andy and the See Ya Laters, Trailer Radio, The Dustbusters and Hans Chew.

Brooklyn Country is also releasing a new album that day - This is Brooklyn Country, Volume 1, featuring many of the bands from Summerfest.  The first 50 listeners to buy tickets online or come through the gate on the 9th will receive a free copy.  You can buy advance tickets on Jalopy's website.

Pictures from RHJF Spring 2011

Pictures from the Red Hook Jazz Festival Spring 2011 shows at the Urban Meadow - Sunday, June 12 and Saturday June 18.