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Brick House Benefit Concert with Lost Radio Rounders

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Longtime veterans of making music at Mabee Farm Historic Site, Lost Radio Rounders is offering its talent to funds and awareness for the property’s landmark Brick House through an evening of live music. The Brick House dates to 1767 and is currently the focus of a $76,000 stabilization and restoration project.

With a shared interest in the region’s deep roots, the members of Lost Radio Rounders—guitarist/vocalist Tom Lindsay, mandolinist Michael Eck, and banjoist Paul Jossman—wish to aid in the upkeep of the Brick House, once a dwelling for enslaved people, as a hallowed artifact and to ensure its legacy as an educational tool. Lost Radio Rounders are New York State’s premier Historic American Music trio, offering themed programs that fuse information and entertainment in a style reminiscent of classic early 20th century string bands and later brother duets.

At the Dutch Barn this July, they will draw selections from a variety of themed programs appropriate to the era of the Brick House, including Mohawk Valley chestnuts from “Songs of Our Empire State,” tunes from “American Favorite Ballads” and spirituals and Underground Railroad anthems from “The Gospel Train.”

Mark & Jill will open the evening, prior to collaborating with Lost Radio Rounders on select numbers. New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee Mark Tolstrup and sultry Texas singer Jill Burnham come together where the Delta meets the Rio Grande. Winners of the 2022 Eddies Award
for “Blues Artist of the Year,” the duo also participated as finalists in the 2022 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tenn.

Donations will be accepted at the performance.


Mabee Farm Historic Site
July 26
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm