Nothing is quite as indicative of small-town culture as grassroots Americana music from a local radio station. And at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Amphitheater, Jamestown’s Rolling Hills Radio will be back to bring that experience to America’s best small town — Chautauqua.
DEMETRIUS FREEMAN | File Photo The U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus perform in the Amphitheater in 2012. If
The six-man ensemble Razzer’s Jazzers is ready to fill the Amphitheater with the free-form, swinging sounds of traditional Dixieland jazz.
George Jarrell thinks Chautauqua Institution and barbershop quartets have a lot in common.
Junior Guilders in flapper dresses, vests, cheerleading and gymnastics uniforms, and red, white and blue attire will tap dance, somersault, sashay and sing across the Amphitheater stage in their summer performance, Our World.
Some people equate the word “radio” with FDR’s fireside chats, helter-skelter antennae and news broadcasts. Younger people may conjure up images of stereos and Sirius FM. Ken Hardley wants to bring back the former.
The New York State Summer School of the Arts School of Choral Studies has been performing for Chautauqua audiences for as long as Jared Berry can remember, taking the Amphitheater stage to perform songs both classical and contemporary.
The Brass Band of the Western Reserve will round out Independence Day weekend at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Amphitheater with a concert titled “From Sea to Shining Sea.”
The U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus has been coming to Chautauqua Institution for years. But last year, they were noticeably absent.
The American Legion Band of the Tonawandas may have performed all over the nation and even in several international venues, but for some reason it can’t stay away from Chautauqua.