Internationally renowned boogie-woogie pianist, Bob Milne, will perform live in three locations! He kicks off Durant Days in Raquette Lake with Raquette Lake Navigation’s historic tour of the Great Camps. On Friday, July 31st, Bob will play piano at Camp Pine Knot for a short 20 minute concert during the special luncheon cruise tour of the historic Great Camp Tour which makes stops at St. Williams, Camp Pine Knot and other surprises. Call 315 354-5532.
On Friday, July 31st at 7:30pm, Bob will perform a concert at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts in Blue Mountain Lake. This is a great partnernship between the Town of Long Lake and the Arts Center and we are excited to partner to host a special concert there.
Some people love Bob so much they will hit all three performances. His final performance during his mini-tour will be at the Long Lake Town Hall on Saturday, August 1st at 7:30pm.
Tickets for the shows in Blue Mt Lake & Long Lake are $12 a person.
Milne has had a long career as a successful concert pianist and has even been officially recognized as a “National Treasure” by the Library of Congress. He has traveled the world entertaining audiences and is an active “Musical Ambassador” for the United States Department of State. He enthusiastically shares his knowledge of piano playing and music with his listeners, as well as the incredible histories of others like him.
As a recording artist, Bob Milne has produced numerous collections of solo piano rags, blues, boogies and folk/traditional tunes. Milne is the author of “The Journeyman Piano Player,” a collection of humorous anecdotes taken from his early years as a working musician. The book has become highly regarded by working professionals and amateurs alike, and has been suggested as required reading for anyone entertaining the notion of pursuing a career in music.
Bob Milne is a well established Long Lake favorite, so be sure not to miss this one-of-a-kind performance! Admission is $12. For ticket information, call (518) 624-3077.