This popular event includes: hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and gourmet, international food stations reflecting locales of the current summer's lineup of artists. The Summer Social kicks off under the Park's Pavilion from 5-7 pm and includes reserved seating for the concert - featuring Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers with special guests New Breed Brass Band at 7 pm, followed by a backstage meet & greet reception. |
Individual tickets cost $75 each; Honorary Committee tickets and Corporate Honorary Committee tickets cost $125 and $500, respectively, and include name listing in the playbill insert, if received by August 2. ALL proceeds benefit the presentation of free world-class concerts at the Agnes Macdonald Music Haven each summer.
The rain site for the event is also the series official rain site: Proctors, 432 State St., Schenectady.
The 2018 "Music Haven Maven" honoree is Mary Moore Wallinger, founding Principal of LAndArt Studio. As a landscape architect, Mary's work celebrates the landscape in ways that shape the human experience and her expertise has been instrumental to the redesign and improvement of projects throughout the Capital Region, including Central Park's award-winning rose garden and Music Haven's new house and hill.
The Agnes S. Macdonald Music Haven is Schenectady, New York's premier outdoor summer concert venue, which has played host to hundreds of free concerts by world-class national and international touring artists since 1990, thanks to the efforts of volunteer producing artistic director, Mona Golub, the extreme generosity of sponsors, supporters, and community partners alike, and the enthusiasm of Music Haven audiences that come prepared to 'travel the world one concert at a time'.
Two Award Winning Musical Groups Performing at the Music Haven Summer Social...
Featured Artist: Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers
The winner of countless OFF BEAT MAGAZINE AWARDS for best accordion, best zydeco artist, best zydeco band and best zydeco album, the band's most recent release, "Top of the Mountain" was nominated for a 2018 Grammy as best regional roots music album. Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers will be in the Capital Region in between performances in New York City and Boston.
Opening at 7:00pm New Breed Brass Band
The New Breed Brass Band lives and breathes the culture of New Orleans, infusing funk, rock, jazz, and hip-hop into a custom-made enhancement of second-line brass band tradition.
Join us for a Music Haven Summer Social to remember!
Central Park, Schenectady NY (View)
500 Iroquois Way
Schenectady, NY 12309
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|