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LC Jazz Dance Band

 LC Jazz Dance Band

The Brandon Town Hall welcomes back one of their old favorites for a night of music and dancing in the Brandon Town Hall.
L.C. Jazz Swing Dance Band is a 17 piece volunteer Big Band with a mission, have a great time, play fantastic music and support continuing music education of area students through scholarships.
Come listen and/or dance as this classic big band brings on the “swing”.
This is a benefit performance for the Brandon Town Hall and the L.C. Jazz Scholarship Fund.
Tickets: Adults – $8, Seniors, Students, Military, $7, Couples: All ages – $14.
Tickets can be purchased at the door the night of the performance.
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Silent Movie “The Phantom Flyer” & “The Sky Rider”

Silent Movie “The Phantom Flyer” & “The Sky Rider”

This dare-devil aviation double feature is from 1928.

In “The Phantom Flyer” the famous stunt pilot Al Wilson portrays a border patrol aviator who uses his flying skills to save girlfriend Mary (Lillian Gilmore) from cattle rustlers.

In “The Sky Rider”, join Champion the Wonder Dog as he flies along with his master Dick to foil the plot of a disinherited nephew to get even with – well its complicated!!

Come see for yourself as we recreated the silent film experience (biplanes included) that caused people to first fall in love with the movies.

Tickets: This is a Free Will Donation Event. Sponsored by: Steve & Pam Douglass

 

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“A Karen Carpenter Tribute” Concert with Karen Olson

“A Karen Carpenter Tribute” Concert with Karen Olson

Acclaimed Karen Carpenter sound-a-like and look-alike, Sally Olson, will appear in concert on Saturday, July 8 at 7:30pm at the Brandon Town Hall in Brandon, VT.
The show will include signature covers and hits by the Carpenters, such as “We’ve Only Just Begun”, “(They Long To Be) Close To You”, “Rainy Days And Mondays”, “Superstar” and more.
Sally offers commentary on the history behind the Carpenters’ music, as well as Karen Carpenter’s rise to fame and her sudden and tragic death at the age of thirty-two.
Carpenters Tribute Concert, debuted in January 2015 and was conceived by Bill Reed (arranger, music director & piano) and Sally Olson (artistic director & lead vocals). Randy Schmidt, author of Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter, has said that “Sally’s tribute to Karen Carpenter is heartfelt and honest” and Lane Gibson, recording studio owner, producer and engineer, claims that Sally has “an uncanny resemblance” and looks and sounds “just like Karen!” Sally is unsurpassed in her startling representation of Karen Carpenter, and her voice, appearance and stage-presence will have you convinced that the 1970s songstress lives on. Sally’s stunning vocals combined with state of the art video projection, vintage costumes, historical commentary, lovely arrangements and accompaniment by Mike Hartigan, will take you on an incredible journey into the world of the Carpenters.
Tickets: Adults – $8:Seniors (60 & up), Students (17 & under), Military – $6.
Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Sponsored by: New England Woodcraft, Inc., Donald & Dolores Furnari, Dorothy Leysath & Edward Loedding, Maria Ammatuna-Creative Fiber Designs, St. Pauls Lodge #25, F.& A.M, and Fran Bull.

 

 

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Brandon Independence Day Celebration

Brandon Independence Day Celebration

Friday & Saturday June 30th & July 1st, 2017

All Activities and Events are Free

This year all the fun & events will be at one central location in Park Village on Rte. 7 north of town, as Route 7 improvements are taking place downtown.

The fun begins Friday at 5PM in Park Village with the opening of the Silent Auction, plenty of food choices including burgers & dogs, cotton candy, popcorn & more!

Bid on a great item, grab a bite to eat then come bust a move at the Street Dance from 6PM-10PM with DJ Jam Man Entertainment. Bring the kids to dance, dance, dance….. at the Neshobe Family Medicine Parking lot with plenty of parking nearby, or take the convenient shuttle from Central Park near Hannaford’s.

Saturday, July 1st the fun continues at Park Village with:

*   Annual Silent Auction -Bid on beautiful locally made furniture, artwork, gift certificates & more in the North Campus Gymnasium at Park Village Open Fri 5-9PM, Sat 10-1 (closed for parade) Last bids in by 3PM, Pickup 3:30-5PM

*   Family Games of all sorts in the Center Green of Park Village 10AM-12:45 PM, 2:30-5PM

*   Karaoke for all ages 10AM-12:45PM

*   Magic Show to delight and amaze

*  Two 50/50 Raffles. Tickets on sale beginning at the Route 7 Segment Six Party near Town Hall on 5/21

*   The best Independence Day PARADE likely to be found anywhere in the Country, headed by the Vermont National Guard 40th Army Band! 1PM

*   Enjoy great music at the Keating Five Concert following the parade on the center Green of Park Village

*   Delicious BBQ with a variety of delicious foods available – come picnic! 5-7PM

*   DJ Jam Man will be spinning family favorites on Saturday night from 6 pm- 9 pm

* FIREWORKS at Dusk. Join us for a spectacular display by Northstar Fireworks

* Plenty of onsite parking (including handicap accessible) PLUS a convenient FREE shuttle from downtown

Want to be in the Parade? Walk or Ride, ALL groups are welcome

Parade Applications available at the Brandon Free Public Library, Carr’s Florist and Brandon Town Offices.

Want to be a VENDOR? Contact bidccvendor@yahoo.com

Businesses with an item to donate to Silent Auction? Contact Bobbie Torstenson b_torsten@comcast.net

General Questions? Contact Debbie Boyce    bidcc@yahoo.com or 802-345-0056

LOOKING for Parking VOLUNTEERS! Come join the Parking Team. We need people to help with rotating shifts. Contact Jake Bertrand 802-989-8576

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Brandon Town Players – “A Night of Comedy”

 Brandon Town Players – “A Night of Comedy”

The Brandon Town Players will present their Spring production, “A Night Of Comedy” in a Cabaret style.

The performance will include comedy skits, short comedy radio shows and of course comedians.

Tickets: Adults – $7. Seniors, Students, Military – $5.

Tickets can be purchased at the door.

 

 

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Brandon Town Players – “A Night of Comedy”

 Brandon Town Players – “A Night of Comedy”

The Brandon Town Players will present their Spring production, “A Night Of Comedy” in a Cabaret style.

The performance will include comedy skits, short comedy radio shows and of course comedians.

Tickets: Adults – $7. Seniors, Students, Military – $5.

Tickets can be purchased at the door.

 

 

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Silent Movie “W.C. Fields in “Running Wild”

Silent Movie “W.C. Fields in “Running Wild”

Join Jeff Rapsis and his magical keyboard as they accompany the second movie in our seasonal Silent Movie Festival – W.C. Fields in “Running Wild”.

In one of his best silent roles, W.C. Fields plays a hen-pecked husband who lacks the courage to stand up to his domineering wife until an inadvertent encounter with a hypnotist completely upends the domestic status quo.

Filmed in 1927 it is a great showcase for the younger Fields’ abilities in pantomime and visual humor.

 

 

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Drum Journeys of Earth “Voyage Of The Log People”

 Drum Journeys of Earth “Voyage Of The Log People”

This all new show from Drum Journeys Of Earth called “Voyage Of The Log People” is being put together by Limbo Lounge, a world beat group- made up of violin, key board, guitars, drums, drums, drums and newly added brass instruments, in combination with the West African Djembe Ensemble.

They have performed for the past two years and are now introducing another new show.

The log drum is the central instrument that will be showcased with Maoiri sticks and chants. Drums small and large, perhaps even described as huge!!

You might have seen Drum Journeys Of Earth in Rutland’s Halloween parade as the “Shelties” or matching in the Brandon Independence Day parade.

Come and enjoy the fun, laughter and good times.

Tickets: Adults – $7, Seniors (60 & up), Students (17 & under) & Military – $5.

Tickets can be purchased at the door.

 

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Beatles For Sale Concert

Beatles For Sale Concert

“Beatles For Sale” is a Beatles tribute band from Massachusetts that is committed to recreating the sounds of the Beatles live in concert.

They are past recipients of regional awards such as Best Tribute Band in New England and Best Live Act and have received several other nominations from Limelight Magazine and the Pulse Music Awards in central Massachusetts.

This band delivers a fun and energetic performance complete with original instrumentation and vocal harmonies that are as accurate as possible to the original Beatles recordings.

The Band was formed in 2007 and is currently embarking on their northeast “10-year Anniversary tour.

They are known to cover many of the “later-era” numbers that most bands don’t even try.

Tickets: Adults – $12, Seniors (60 & up), Students (17 & under) and Military – $10.

Tickets can be purchased at the door the night of the performance.

 

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Brandon Memorial Day Parade

Brandon Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Parade – 10:00am- Central Park-last Monday in May.

A very quaint event- a small parade, a few speeches and a 100 year old tradition of first grade girls placing flowers at the base of the Civil War Monument.)

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