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:+: If You Would Be Mine - a re-issue of LOVE SONGS :+:
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Tom Hooker Hanford Sampler Video

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Tom's new CD,
FIDDLE DEE DEE
is now available!

You can order it through Tom,
via email or at any gig
(soon through this site!)

U P C O M I N G   P E R F O R M A N C E S


Saturday, September 10, Shows, 12:30 and 2 p.m.- Fort Crailo Harvest Faire, 9 Riverside Ave., Rensselaer, New York. A great event from 11 to 4 p.m. with 17th and 18th century reenactors and a great museum focusing on the history of Hudson Valley Dutch. 518-463-8738.


Saturday, September 24, 11 to 1 p.m. - Hillsdale/Copake Farmer's Market, Route 22, Hillsdale, NY.


Saturday, October 1, 10:30 to 12:30 p.m. - Millerton Market, at the Millerton Methodist Church, corner of Main Street and Dutchess, Millerton, NY, 518-789-4259.


Wednesday, October 5 and 19, 9:30 to 1 p.m.- "In the Good Old Colony Days" 18th century programs for 5th graders at the Danbury Historical Society, Danbury, CT. Not open to the general public.


Friday, October 21, 6 to 8 p.m. - "Fall Follies" Cabaret, Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy, 15 Mount Ebo Road, Brewster, NY. Consumers and staff perform music and dance. Not open to the general public.


Saturday, November 26, 1 to 2 p.m. - "In the Good Old Colony Days" family program at Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd, Wilton, CT, 203 -762-7257. Open from 10 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, The Museum will feature a fantastic working display of model trains and other attractions in addition to Tom's performance. www.wiltonhistorical.org


Saturday, December 3 - Sinterklaas Fest, Rhinebeck, NY, is a day-long, colorful celebration that features children’s workshops, dance, theatre and music all over the village of Rhinebeck.

At the Beekman Arms Tom will be on at 2:30 with "Wassail, Wassail" songs and stories of the season. Other performers doing half hour sets at the Beekman include Native American storyteller, Roland Mousa; puppeteer, Grian MacGregor; storyteller, Jonathan Kruk; Roger the Jester; The Storycrafters; and the Leela Puppet Theater.

This year be sure to visit The HIVE and hear the Secrets of the Honey Bees. Don’t miss the Dancing Bear, the Pocket Lady, and Mother Holly. The spectacular Children’s Starlight Parade at 6:00 pm, featuring two-story tall, animated puppets carried by hundreds of volunteers, closes the day at twilight. A non-denominational event, Sinterklaas joins residents and visitors alike, people of all ages and backgrounds, in a memorable celebration of children, art, and the light of the winter season.

Great events and performances all over town and a fabulous parade in the evening! For a full schedule visit www.sinterklaashudsonvalley.com


Saturday, December 10, 2016 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm - Northeast/Millerton Public Library, 75 Main Street, Millerton, NY. Tom will assist the young at heart of all ages to make hobby horses and reindeer! Adults are encouraged to stay and help their children with their creations. An RSVP is required and limited to 25 attendees.518-789-3340. www.nemillertonlibrary.org


Sunday, December 11, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Mettabee Farms, 551 Harlemville Road, Hillsdale, NY. Tom will perform "Wassail, Wassail! All Over the Town!", songs and stories of 19th century Christmas and Winter Solstice traditions of the British Isles and the United States.  Mettabee Farm is a fabulous venue with concerts and events throughout the year! 518 - 567-5123. www.mettabeefarm.com


Thursday, December 15, evening - Tom will be performing at the Noah Webster House, 227 S Main St, West Hartford, CT. Call 860-521-5362 to make reservations which are required and to confirm the time and date. www.noahwebsterhouse.org


Sunday, December 18, afternoon - Tom performs for families at the Rockefeller Family Christmas Luncheon, Pocantico, NY. Not open to the general public.


December holiday  performances at assisted living facilities and nursing homes (Not open to the general public) include shows at Brookdale, Farmington, CT; Arbor Rose Britain, CT; McLean Nursing and McLean Village, Simsbury; CT; The Orchards, Southington, CT; Mansfield Nursing, Mansfield, CT; Emanuel House, Hartford, CT; Golden Hill, Kingston, NY; Holyoke Healthcare, Holyoke, MA: The Fountains, Milbrook, NY and Gladeview Nursing, Old Saybrook, CT. 


The Kath Bloom tribute album, "Loving Takes This Course", is available from www.chaptermusic.com.au and is getting fantastic reviews!
 
It is a double CD set.

Disc one consists of sixteen artists or bands including Devendra Benhart, Bill Callahan, Mark Kozolek, Josephine Foster, Tom Hanford and others performing Kath's songs.

Disc two presents Kath's own versions of her songs. Tom plays and sings on some of those cuts.

This long awaited album is a fitting tribute to one of our best contemporary songwriters. Go to the Chapter Music website or Google "Kath Bloom Tribute Loving Takes This Course" to find out more

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