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Dust Bowl Faeries – Open for Business Concert Series

August 19, 2021 at 8:00 pm 10:00 pm

Dust Bowl Faeries play the Open for Business Concert Series w.s.g. poet R.M. Engelhardt

In accordance with CDC, state, and local recommendations, The Linda will require all patrons, staff, and artists to show proof of vaccination against Covid-19. In addition, all guests patrons and artists must wear facemasks regardless of vaccination status. This is being done as a safety measure to ensure the health and well-being of our staff, artists, and guests while continuing to provide a top-shelf live experience. Facemasks may be removed while eating or drinking.

Dust Bowl Faeries is a dark-carnival band from the New York Hudson Valley. Their eclectic repertoire of songs draw inspiration from circus, post-punk and Eastern European folk music. Accordion, singing saw, ukulele, lap-steel, acoustic guitar and percussion combine to create the Dust Bowl Faeries otherworldly sound. The band was founded by Ryder Cooley (faerie queen) and her taxidermy spirit animal Hazel the Ram. Ryder and Hazel are joined by Jon B. Woodin (rocket faerie), Rubi LaRue (feisty faerie), Liz LoGiudice (river faerie) & Andrew Stein (time faerie). Dust Bowl Faeries released a new album, The Plague Garden, in 2020. Previously, they released two EP’s, Beloved Monster and The Dark Ride Mixes, as well as their self titled debut album, produced by music critic Seth Rogovoy, featuring Tommy Stinson (Replacements) & Melora Creager (Rasputina).

R.M. Engelhardt is a poet, writer & author who’s work over the last 25 years has been published in such journals as Thunder Sandwich, Full of Crow, Rusty Truck, Writers’ Resist, Dry Land Lit, Rye Whiskey Review, Hobo Camp Review & many others. He currently lives & writes in Upstate NY and his new books of poetry are  “DarkLands” (Published By Whiskey City Press 2019) & “We Rise Like Smoke Poems Psalms Incantations” 2021″  (published by DeadMansPressInk and available on Amazon.com).

$15 General Admission

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