Hunt Hill Benefit Soups & Songs – Boogie Boys to Perform March 30th @ 5:00pm

Home made soup, fresh bread, and hand-made bowls

New Milford, CT March 30 – Soup, bread, hand-made bowl and a concert for $20 to raise money for local artists on March 30th at Hunt Hill. As a part of Hunt Hill’s programs for food, art and music, the Ruane Emerging Artist Program (REAP) is to recognize and to support Litchfield Hill artists for his/her work through performances, exhibitions or publications that might otherwise bring the work to wide attention. The intent of the award is to cultivate and amplify vital, new voices of creative endeavors across the arts – performing, visual or culinary. REAP enables these artists to be in residence, support exposure, help produce a cd or other ways to reach broader audiences and advance their craft.

The Boogie Boys, from Connecticut, consists of a three-piece combo comprising of piano, vocals, saxophone and drums. Larry Buzzy Fallstrom handles the vocals, and piano, Kris Jensen on saxophone while Nick Longo handles the drums. They’ve been performing as the Boogie Boys for the past 10 years. Their styles include jazz, blues, swing, country and Roots Rock and Roll.

The Hunt Hill Farm Concert Series events celebrate the power of bringing people together to hear music across jazz, blues and rock and to celebrate community and to support our nonprofit.

The benefit concert will feature soups from our own culinary director Chef Mary Kravec, as wells soups prepared by our local singer songwriters. Local craft beer from around the area and wine will be offered for sale. The Boogie Boy’s concert starts at 5pm and cost $20 per ticket are going to support REAP at Hunt Hill for acting, drawing, painting, songwriting, music performance and culinary arts.
Other Upcoming Concerts include artist who come together to play to raise money for Hunt Hill:

Emerging Artist Concert – 4/19 This year Hunt Hill selected 3 singer songwriters for the Ruane Emerging Artist Program – Nick Arne, RivaJean, Emma Kiara as the 2019 artists. All three will perform the proceeds from the suggested donation of $10 for the concert go directly to the three performers.

Diane Blue – 5/25- Soul-stirring vocalist, skillful harmonica player and a crowd-pleasing entertainer. Voted “Outstanding Female Singer” in The Blues Audience 2015 and 2011 Readers’ Polls, Ms. Blue is a soulful and sassy performer with a strong and energetic delivery, serving up her own spin on soul, blues and R&B. Ms. Blue and her band won the 2010 Massachusetts Blues Challenge, earning the honor of competing at the 2011 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee.

Hunt Hill music performances includes opportunities for increased exposure for local artists and musicians through features at open mic night, performances, exhibition and special events.

The Hunt Hill Farm Concert Series are fund-raising events, with proceeds from ticket sales, food & brew, as well as from private donations, corporate sponsors, monthly giving programs to support the workshops, scholarship program to allow area children and seniors attend our programs. Hunt Hill has been bringing opportunities to learn and to explore music, arts, and food in the local community for over 45 years. Tickets are now available Advanced seating can be purchased at http://hunthillfarm.org/
“Hunt Hill is becoming the music hub of Litchfield county with open mic night every Thursday, song writers’ series and concert series to support both local as well as nationally recognized artists. Definitely THE place to experience music scene.”

Famed music innovator and New York Pops founder Skitch Henderson created Hunt Hill Farm as an organization focused on food, art and music in 1972. Since then Hunt Hill Farm has been a center of learning for over 45 years, offering public programs for children, youths and adults to nurture a deeper understanding of food, art, music, organic farming and land use. Since its inception as a non-profit, Hunt Hill Farm has been a favorite gathering place for our community, chefs, musicians and artisans alike. Their vison is still at the heart of Hunt Hill Farm, and still relevant today.