The Yellow Barn Concert Series 2020 is made possible with the generous support of our community.

All 2020 events contingent upon current health advisories and best-practice recommendations.  

Kindly check the Iva Smith Gallery Facebook page for up-to-date information.

KATHY SOMMER, Violin, and JIM BURR on Piano, present FROM CLASSICAL TO SWING: Gershwin, Gypsy Jazz, Cinematic Themes and More!

June 13, 2021

Jim Burr on piano is a sought-out, veteran jazz player with both an extensive repertoire and a long and vibrant history of jazz performance.  Kathy Sommer plays the violin/fiddle, and she is known for her svelte yet dynamic style, versatility of genre, and for playing from the heart.   A classically trained violinist, she is adept in numerous musical styles and both attends and teaches at music camps. This is a well-seasoned duo.  With a natural blend of instruments, the sophistication of Burr's solos and the flair of Sommer's fiddling, they produce a refreshingly contemporary sound that is immediately engaging, classy and exciting!          

Tickets: $10 at the door


June 27, 2021

7 - 8:30 PM.  Distinctive songwriters who dig deep among the roots of American music, The Buskers radiate warmth, wit, and spontaneous musical combustibility at their shows, with inventive arrangements and effortless musicianship on a kitchen sinkful of instruments. Their music showcases their songwriting gifts, genres from jug band to jazz to roots rock, and Kathy KZ Sommer’s genre-defying, transcendent violin and mandolin. 

Tickets: $10 at the door


July 03, 2021

7 PM  Genuine virtuosos, Raykov and Korolov's music--played on period instruments with homemade silk strings--transports listeners to a time centuries past when music heard directly without amplification or digital enhancement was the norm of the day.

Free concert. 

Stuart Fuchs, Ukulele Master and Teaching Artist, in Concert

August 01, 2021

7 PM.  Stu Fuchs is a Grammy-nominated performer and teaching artist who tours internationally presenting holistic music workshops in “Ukulele Zen” & music improvisation as a spiritual path.  Stuart’s music is both peaceful and exciting, balancing virtuosity, humor and heartfelt soul.  Be prepared for an uplifting, entertaining and often hilarious blend of jazz, world music, poetry and original songs.  YouTube: “Ukulele Zen”

Tickets: $10.00  Children 12 and under, free

Sing-Along, Play-Along Jam with Barb Heller!

August 08, 2021

7 PM  Best known as the host of North Country Public Radio's music show, String Fever, Barb Heller is an accomplished singer, songwriter and leader of song. Join Barb in a celebration of shared music for a summer evening -- folk songs, camp songs, original songs....   Grab your guitar, ukulele, kazoo, drums (or whatever!)--or just come along to sing or listen. ALL LEVELS WELCOME!!!

Cost: Bring an item for the Hammond Area Food Pantry, or a cash donation in any amount.

Atkinson Family Band, in Concert... The... Best... Bluegrass... Ever!!!

September 11, 2021

7 PM   There are many reasons why the Atkinson Family Band has so many loyal followers. A genuine musical family born and brought up in the North Country, rooted in country and bluegrass musical traditions, the Atkinsons have increased the repertoire with their original compositions.  As the Atkinson Family Band’s music moves the heart, their skill inspires admiration and their banter invites their listeners into their larger musical family.

Tickets: $10.-- Children 12 and under, free. 

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