Posts on Aug 2014

Fulton Chain Gang Returns for Labor Day Weekend

Don’t miss out on the Long Lake Annual Fire Department Chicken BBQ on Saturday, August 30th at the Mt. Sabattis Pavilion. Food starts being served at 4pm with live music entertainment by the Fulton Chain Gang kicking into gear at 5pm. The Gang will play music and entertain all the up to and beyond the Fireworks display.

Fireworks are slated weather permitting starting around 8:30pm/duskish. The fireworks can be seen from the Beach or from Mt. Sabattis. The Labor Day show in 2014 promises sizzle and dazzle explosions and pyrotechniques that are out of this world.

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Come on out and support our local Fire Department. They serve until the food runs out!

Bob Milne, Ragtime Pianist Returns to Long Lake

The Town of Long Lake announces Bob Milne in concert on Friday, August 29th at 7:30pm at the Long Lake Town Hall at 1204 Main Street, Long Lake.

Bob Milne is considered to be the best ragtime/boogie-woogie pianist in the world. He was filmed and documented for future generations in 2004 during three days of interviews at the Library of Congress, and was declared a “National Treasure” at the conclusion.

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Mr. Milne is an active “Musical Ambassador” for the United States Dept. of State, and has performed numerous times in Japan, including the Okinawan Islands and Hokkaido. He has also performed in this capacity for members of the Swiss Parliament at the U.S. Embassy in Berne.

Playing in concert halls now since 1991, Mr. Milne plays worldwide every year. A comment often heard following one of his performances is, “unbelievable.” He teaches music history at various universities around the country, and is also the founder and director of the Frankenmuth Ragtime Festival in Michigan.

Bob Milne teaches music and music history at Florida/Atlantic University every winter for Lifelong Learning. His courses are among the most popular in the curriculum.

Long Lake Auction Items

The Town of Long Lake announces items up for auction. Click here for a complete on-line list at Auctions International.

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Float Night is On for August 14th

Join DJ’s Andrew and Pat at the Long Lake Town Beach starting at 5pm for the last Float Night of the season. Cardboard and duct tape will be provided by the town. Participants compete for cash prizes this time around! It’s a chilly temp today, so we anticipate a hearty and determined crowd to float their way to the top!

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Food Delivery will be available to the Long Lake Town Beach, see the registration table for information and menus. AT&T Cell phone service works in Long Lake and you can order beach side. See menu’s for specific delivery times.

RondeauFest Live Music Line up for Long Lake in the Adirondacks

RondeauFest Scheduled to Rock Out August 16th

The Town of Long Lake announces the line up for the 3rd Annual RondeauFest Summer Music Event. The roster of acts include, Alex Smith and the Mountain Sound, Terry Chaiken, Fade to Blues, Dogtown Cadillac and the Sons of Octomom. These regional Adirondack musicians will showcase a variety of music from rock, blues, country, mountain surf and folk. The event will be held August 16th 4pm to 10pm. at the Mt. Sabattis Pavilion, entrance at 1100 Deerland Road, 6 Pavilion Way in Long Lake, NY.

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Sons of Octomom is mountain surf music from the heart of the Adirondacks. Hailing from Newcomb, NY, Father-Son duo, Eric Peter on lead guitar and vocals with Tyler Peter on drums. Eric Peter was discovered at age 17 by a talent agent working with Nashville recording artist Mirinda (now known as Mirinda James). In 1987 Eric was nominated for male vocalist of the year by the Northeast Country Music Association. Eric has played with the Hagar Brothers from Hee-Haw, Ray Peterson and Troy Shondell of the Shondells. Over the years Eric has played with Castle, White Horse, Uncle Wiggly and the Nightcrawlers and Live Bait. Most recently, Eric has been performing throughout upstate New York as a solo artist, and playing together with Rocky and the Mooseknuckles, the Dark Marbles and The Sons of Octomom. Tyler Peter is the “Typhoon” drummer for Sons of Octomom. Tyler sings and plays guitar, xylophone, and piano.

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Jennifer Raymond, formerly of Decadence, is the lead singer and band leader of Dogtown Cadillac. Jennifer calls Schroon Lake her hometown and country music her first love. Dogtown Cadillac features Tim Howe, Dickie Ogden and Archie Anderson from the South Glens Falls, and Albany area. At RondeauFest Dogtown Cadillac will perform mostly originals written by Raymond. Jennifer has performed and shared the stage with Shooter Jennings, Drew Baldridge and has opened for Chase Rice. Jennifer can be heard on Decadence’s album, Love Loud which has received local, national and international airplay and she will be a featured vocalist on the upcoming album from Last Daze produced by Shooter Jennings.

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Fade to Blues features Brian Ready, Andrew Lynch, Dave Fisher, Skip Smaldone and Long Lake native Jay Lamica. Fade to Blues promises original, house-rocking blues in the tradition of the great Texas blues men Stevie Ray, Albert Collins, Albert King, T Bone Walker, and Johnny Winter. This summer the band has performed in Lake Placid, Wanakena, Tupper Lake, and at the I Love BBQ Festival in Lake Placid. They are looking to release a CD entitled “Born with the Blues” very soon.

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Alex Smith and the Mountain Sound will be performing at RondeauFest in 2014. This summer Smith has been touring the country performing in Washington DC, Chicago, Fort Collins, CO, and Asheville, NC. Alex recently signed with Wepecket Island Records for his third album, Hamilton County.

Terry Chaiken, is a solo female artist who has been hosting Open Mic Night at the Adirondack Hotel since 2013. Terry has mastered her own unique sound as a solo female artist and is a popular favorite in Long Lake.
Local Long Lake Food Vendors will be on site selling and serving dinner. Look for the Cybercreek Café and The Cellar Restaurant and Pub to serve up a variety of festival favorites including pulled pork to sausage and peppers and more.

Tickets for the show are $10 and kids 18 and under are free. Fun activities at the event include tie-dying shirts, corn hole, ladder ball and more. All ticket sales are cash, sorry no credit cards. No glass bottles are permitted on site. This event will happen rain or shine. The Long Lake Little Bus will be running shuttle service starting at 3:45pm until the show is over. Call 518-323-5000 for a ride.

Line Up. All times subject to change without notice.

4:00pm Alex Smith and the Mountain Sound, Adirondack singer -songwriter
5:00pm Terry Chaiken, Solo Female artist, originals and covers
6:00pm Fade to Blues, rich, rocking blues sound
7:15pm Dogtown Cadillac, country rock with Jennifer Raymond
8:15pm Sons of Octomom, Featuring Eric Peter, Mountain Surf

For more information mylonglake.com

Author’s Night, Tues August 12th

Celebrate 30 Years of Adirondack Authors Night at Hoss’s Country Corner

On Tuesday August 12th Hoss’s Country Corner will be hosting the 30th Annual Authors Night 7pm – 9pm, the largest book event in the Adirondacks. This is an opportunity to meet and greet more than 60 Adirondack authors, musicians and storytellers under the big red tent located behind the store at 1142 Main Street in Long Lake, NY. This event is free and open to everyone of all ages. Hoss’s Country Corner is an Adirondack landmark, a family operated business for over 40 years.

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Author’s Night at Hoss’s Country Corner

In addition to authors and storytellers, live entertainment will be provided by musicians Dan Berggren, Bill Smith, and George Ward. They will be performing traditional Adirondack music as they have for almost the entire 30 year run of Authors Night.

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Lorrie Hosley has been instrumental in promoting Adirondack books, writers, storytellers and pulling them all together in one location for guests to meet and greet their favorites. This is a hallmark event for Hoss’s Country Corner.

Authors will be on-site showcasing their collections, and personally signing their work. Guests are encouraged to bring their own copies of their books to have them signed or personalized, browse new ones, and also engage in one-on-one discussions with their favorite authors. Visitors will discover new authors and find great new written treasures and music to add to their collections. Bring the whole family to what is hailed as a do-not-miss Adirondack summer tradition in the heart of the Adirondacks. Books available by these original Adirondack writers cover history, fiction, non-fiction, local lore, legends, mysteries, guides, maps, regional Adirondack activities, animals, children’s books, people, places and more.

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Authors confirmed to appear include: Larry Beahan, MD, Lynn Benevento, Nancy Best, Hallie Bond, Neal Burdick, Dave Cilley, Kate Curry, Ruth Dandrea, Kathy DeLong, Vicki Dodd, Dave Donohue, Bob Elinskas, Yvona Fast, Gordon Fisher, Liza Frenette, Martha Gallagher, Pieter Gaskin, Leonard A. Gereau, Matthew Glavin, Larry Gooley, Perky Granger, Carol Gregson, Carl Heilman, Brian Heinz, Bruce Hiscock, Gail Huntley, Ed Kanze, Jeff Kelly, Susan Kiesel, Pete Klein, Dan Ladd, Kim & Pam Ladd, Kathleen Larkin, Todd Mead, Lisa Meissner, John D. Michne, Jeanne Selander, Miller, Shirley Morgan, Amy Montgomery, Spencer Morrissey, Jay O’Hern, Anne Phinney, Marty Podskoch, Carol Poole, Don Potter, Erik Schlimmer, Mary Sanders Shartle, Jamie Sheffield, Bill Smith, Mason Smith, Caperton Tissot, Justin VanRiper, Sandra Weber, Larry Weill, Donald Wharton, Sidney Whelan, Carol & David White, Jean Whyte

This event is free. Punch and cookies will be served. Hoss’s Country Corner, 1142 Main Street, Long Lake, NY 12847.

30th Annual Author’s Night Announced!

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On Tuesday August 12th Hoss’s Country Corner will be hosting the 30th Annual Authors Night 7pm – 9pm, the largest book event in the Adirondacks. This is an opportunity to meet and greet more than 60 Adirondack authors, musicians and storytellers under the big red tent located behind the store at 1142 Main Street in Long Lake, NY. This event is free and open to everyone of all ages. Hoss’s Country Corner is an Adirondack landmark, a family operated business for over 40 years.

In addition to authors and storytellers, live entertainment will be provided by musicians Dan Berggren, Bill Smith, and George Ward. They will be performing traditional Adirondack music as they have for almost the entire 30 year run of Authors Night.

Lorrie Hosley has been instrumental in promoting Adirondack books, writers, storytellers and pulling them all together in one location for guests to meet and greet their favorites. This is a hallmark event for Hoss’s Country Corner.

Authors will be on-site showcasing their collections, and personally signing their work. Guests are encouraged to bring their own copies of their books to have them signed or personalized, browse new ones, and also engage in one-on-one discussions with their favorite authors. Visitors will discover new authors and find great new written treasures and music to add to their collections. Bring the whole family to what is hailed as a do-not-miss Adirondack summer tradition in the heart of the Adirondacks. Books available by these original Adirondack writers cover history, fiction, non-fiction, local lore, legends, mysteries, guides, maps, regional Adirondack activities, animals, children’s books, people, places and more.

Authors confirmed to appear include: Larry Beahan, MD, Lynn Benevento, Nancy Best, Hallie Bond, Neal Burdick, Dave Cilley, Kate Curry, Ruth Dandrea, Kathy DeLong, Vicki Dodd, Dave Donohue, Bob Elinskas, Yvona Fast, Gordon Fisher, Liza Frenette, Martha Gallagher, Pieter Gaskin, Leonard A. Gereau, Matthew Glavin, Larry Gooley, Perky Granger, Carol Gregson, Carl Heilman, Brian Heinz, Bruce Hiscock, Gail Huntley, Ed Kanze, Jeff Kelly, Susan Kiesel, Pete Klein, Dan Ladd, Kim & Pam Ladd, Kathleen Larkin, Todd Mead, Lisa Meissner, John D. Michne, Jeanne Selander, Miller, Shirley Morgan, Amy Montgomery, Spencer Morrissey, Jay O’Hern, Anne Phinney, Marty Podskoch, Carol Poole, Don Potter, Erik Schlimmer, Mary Sanders Shartle, Jamie Sheffield, Bill Smith, Mason Smith, Caperton Tissot, Justin VanRiper, Sandra Weber, Larry Weill, Donald Wharton, Sidney Whelan, Carol & David White, Jean Whyte

This event is free. Punch and cookies will be served. Hoss’s Country Corner, 1142 Main Street, Long Lake, NY 12847.

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