New Yorkers Against Hydrofracking: An Urgent Call to Action in Albany | Festivals | Hudson Valley | Hudson Valley; Chronogram
Pin It
Favorite

New Yorkers Against Hydrofracking: An Urgent Call to Action in Albany 

click to enlarge forecast_frack.jpg

Following a rally with New Yorkers Against Hydrofracking, a concert will be held to speak out against the threat of drilling in New York. Performers include Medeski, Martin, and Wood, Tracy Bonham, Joan Osborne, The Felice Brothers, The Horseflies, and Ida. The acts will be interspersed between speakers and projected film and photographs. Singer/songwriter Natalie Merchant, who will also be performing says, “I’m a life-long resident of rural New York and I’m terrified of what may happen to my home state if hydraulic fracturing begins.” Additionally, there will be speakers including scientists, journalists, politicians, and activists. Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney (Client No. 9, Taxi to the Dark Side, Enron: The Smartest Guy in the Room) will be capturing footage. The rally will take place May 15 4:30 to 6 pm on the West Capitol Lawn in Albany and the concert will begin at 7 pm at The Egg. (518) 473-1845, Theegg.org; Nyagainstfracking.org.

Speaking of...

Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

  • The Anti-McMansion

    The Tiny House & Green Living Freedom Fest takes place Friday, June 30 through Sunday, July 2, and includes speakers, live music, food trucks, kid activities, and tiny house vendors.
    • Jun 1, 2017
  • Basilica Farm & Flea

    Basilica Farm & Flea takes place in Hudson on May 7 and May 8.
    • May 1, 2016

Hudson Valley Events

submit event

Electronic music at the Chapel Of Holy Innocents

Fri., Dec. 15 — 8 pm Ken Winfield Liv Soussan Javen Lara Anaka Wetch 10 pm...

View all of today's events

Latest in Festivals

Related to Festivals

  • Art Walk Kingston
  • Art Walk Kingston

    The second Art Walk Kingston, the self-guided tour of artist studios, lights up Kingston this weekend with art and happenings.
    • Sep 18, 2017
  • The Kingston Artist Soapbox Derby Reboots
  • The Kingston Artist Soapbox Derby Reboots

    With a fresh pair of organizers who affectionately call themselves the Derby Directors of Chaos, the Kingston Artist Soapbox Derby, that family-friendly arts happening, takes place this year on Sunday, August 20th, on the Rondout.
    • Aug 14, 2017
  • Newburgh is for Families
  • Newburgh is for Families

    On Saturday, June 3rd, from noon to 10pm, Newburgh will be throwing open its doors for a block party that goes above and beyond. It’s an opportunity for families to explore this city’s flourishing scene.
    • May 29, 2017
  • La Guelaguetza Festival
  • La Guelaguetza Festival

    For the eighth year this August, Grupo Folclórico de Poughkeepsie is bringing La Guelaguetza to Waryas Park in Poughkeepsie, to share the tradition with locals.
    • Aug 1, 2016
  • More »

More by Molly Lindsay

Hudson Valley Tweets