Sunday, 10 September 2017 18:05

Roth and Harris at Oswego Music Hall on Sep 23rd

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The Oswego Music Hall is excited to announce an exceptional evening of story and song hosted by David Roth and Reggie Harris on its National stage located at the McCrobie Building,41 Lake Street Oswego. Doors open at 6:45 for the 7:30 event. Advance sale tickets are $16 and at the door for $18.

These two longtime friends share a passion for writing and performing songs that inspire people to share in the effort to make the world just a little bit more joyful. Individually, they perform masterfully, together they’ll leave you spellbound wishing for more.

"David Roth strikes many chords, hearts, and minds with his unique songs, offbeat observations, moving stories, sense of the hilarious, and powerful singing and subject matter. David has earned top honors at premier songwriter competitions – Kerrville (TX) and Falcon Ridge (NY) – and taken his music, experience, and expertise to a wide variety of venues in this and other countries full-time for more than two decades."

His music has made it to Carnegie Hall, the United Nations, several Chicken Soup for the Soul books, the Kennedy Center, NASA’s Space Shuttle “Atlantis”, Peter, Paul, & Mary and Kingston Trio CDs, and 13 of his own CD’s.

You can vist David’s website at:

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Reggie Harris is a vibrant, singer/songwriter who performs all over the U.S, Canada, and Europe and is a lecturer and cultural ambassador on songs of the Underground railroad, Civil rights, singing at arts centers, schools, music and storytelling festivals, inspiring hope for positive change in our diverse global community.

A well-traveled performer, lecturer and cultural ambassador, Reggie has earned wide acclaim and respect from peers and audiences alike throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and around the world. He combines spirituals and roots music, historic inspiration, and moving original songs, often in the themes of unity and social justice. Knowing this, audiences have bestowed upon him a fitting slogan: “Songs of Joy, Hope, and Freedom.” To learn more about Reggie, visit his website : ,or find him on Facebook:

You can enjoy the performance of David Roth and Reggie Harris at the all-volunteer family friendly Oswego Music Hall. The venue is located in the McCrobie Civic Center, 41 Lake Street, Oswego. The atmosphere is intimate with candle-lit tables surrounding a small stage. Desserts, snacks, popcorn and beverages are available for purchase.

We are also excited to be partnering with local brewer The Cellar Door to provide craft beer and NY State wine during the performances.

Tickets can be purchased on-line at or at the river’s end bookstore, 19 West Bridge Street in Oswego. Holders of tickets purchased before 1 pm on the day of the concert will have preferred seating. After 1 pm, seating will be general admission. Doors open at 6:45 pm and ticket prices for this event are $16 if purchased in advance and $18 at the door. Children under 12 are half- price and those under 5 are free.

The next National Showcase will be on Oct 7, 2017 and will feature Ryanhood.

Ryanhood is a two-man band based in Tucson, Arizona, founded in 2004. The Arizona Daily Star has described them as a "Simon-and-Garfunkel like group." In 2009 they won the award "TAMMIES band of the year" in Tucson.

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The Open Mic season starts up again on Friday Sept 22. Performers get a chance to showcase their talents on the National Stage with a world class sound system and the new, professional stage lighting. The 16 and under Open Mic runs from 6:00 to 7:30pm- (on line signup required - Signups start at 7:00 for other performers. Entry fee is $2.00 to cover BMI and ASCAP fees. Award winning Singer Songwriter Colleen Kattau will host the event.

The popular Hook Series kicks off its fall season on Friday, Sept 29 with a special “Duo” format. Monique Ritter & Andy Rudd, Pepper & Sassafras and Derek & Dustin Garafalo will all grace the stage in an intimate round robin setting allowing the performers an opportunity to interact with the audience, the other artists and discuss their creative process. Be sure to plan ahead for this spectacular offering.

The Music Hall has been run entirely by volunteers from its inception 40 years ago. Volunteers can earn admission to shows through different tasks. Music Hall concerts are made possible in part with funding by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. For more information e mail us at: [email protected] or access the Music Hall website:

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