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Rapid River Boys

Rapid River Boys

Mar 24th 2018 @ New Park Retreat & Event Center

Ithaca, NY
I Was There
Mar
24
The Songbirds: The Burns Sisters, Kate Purcell, Bobby Sweet, and The Rapid River Boys
Saturday, March 24th, 2018
10:00 AM
New Park Retreat & Event Center
1500 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850
Join us March 22-25, 2018, at New Park Retreat and Event Center for Songbirds, a four-day musical and culinary celebration of folk music and the Emerald Isle. Join local favorites the Burns Sisters, folk legend Bobby Sweet, the Voice of Ireland, Kate Purcell, and organic folk duo, the Rapid River Boys, in singing and songwriting workshops, performances, food and beverage events, and fireside jams.

VIP All Access Pass $325
This is your all access package to the Songbirds weekend including an exclusive Thursday night VIP reception. Attendees will gain access to five singing and songwriting workshops, late night jams, beverage tastings, and all meals from Thursday evening to Sunday brunch

All Day Pass $150
Choose your special day, Friday or Saturday and join us for performances, workshops, late night jam, beverage tasting, and all meals.

Friday or Saturday Dinner and Performance $65 (performance only $20)

Sunday Brunch and Performance $35

Add on a Wine and Waterfalls Tour (limited availability please call in advance to book) $45

*Packages do not include accommodations or alcoholic beverages outside of tasting events. All New Park rooms have been reserved for VIP All Access Pass holders with additional VIP and regular packages available at the Inn at Taughannock Farms and several neighboring Airbnb properties. Transportation can be arranged through New Park including transfers to and from the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, Ithaca bus station, and between New Park and the Inn at Taughannock. Inquire today by calling 607-227-3042.

Schedule of Performances and Workshops:


Thursday:
(VIP All Access Pass only) 7pm-9pm VIP Welcome Meet and Greet Session, Hors D'oeuvres, Fireplace, Cocktails9pm Late night jam and Fire


Friday:
Wake up to the morning:10:00-11:30
Annie Burns will lead us through vocal exercises and techniques that help keep vocal chords in top shape. Also singing and experimenting with sound.


Writers In the Round: 1:15-3:00
Bobby Sweet, Marie Burns, Kate Purcell, Annie Burns and Marty Horn. An intimate setting where the artists play their own compositions and explain how they go about writing their songs.


Singing workshop: 4:15-6:00
Kate Purcell and the Burns Sisters will share techniques for singing in harmony, singing different styles and staying in tune, and many more tricks of the trade. Audience participation greatly encouraged. Come sing with us.

8pm. Performance

Late Night Jam to follow performance.


Saturday:
10:00-11:30
Wake up to the Morning: Annie Burns will lead us through vocal exercises and techniques that help keep vocal chords in top shape. Also singing and experimenting with sound.

1:30-3:00pm
Singing workshop Kate Purcell and the Burns Sisters will share techniques for singing in harmony, singing different styles of music, staying in tune, and many more tricks of the trade. Audience participation greatly encouraged. Come sing with us.

8:00pm Performance:
Bobby Sweet, Kate Purcell, The Burns Sisters, Dave Borisoff, Rapid River Boys, London McDaniel


Sunday:
11am-2pm
Uplifting Brunch:Performance & Sing alongs with Special Guests.



*Menus and dining options TBA