October 29, 2017 | Catskill Conversations: Shout It Out! with soulist Garland Nelson


We’re excited to announce Catskill Conversations, a new Sunday afternoon series featuring interactive talks by noted experts from a variety of fields including natural science, the environment, music, art, history, sustainability, food and more. Each “Conversation” ends with snacks, beverages and a chance to chat with the presenters and attendees.


SHOUT IT OUT! Sunday, October 29, 2017 | 2-5pm.  Garland Nelson will take us on an interactive journey through the African-American musical experience from slavery to soul, using vocalization, call and response, percussion, slides, film clips and more.  Join us as we examine the foundations of African music and its seminal importance to American music today.

Garland Nelson, front man for the band Soul Session, is an entertainer’s entertainer, full of pure energy! Audiences experience an emotional journey through Garland’s interactive workshops which include plantation and hymnal songs from the African American vocal tradition.

Space is limited, so advanced registration is recommended. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $15 (adults) and $10 (youth under 18). At the door, entry will be $20 for adults and $15 for youth under 18, while space allows.

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See other Catskill Conversations:

October 1 | Foraging & Feasting with herbalist Dina Falconi and artist Wendy Hollender
November 19 | Remembrance Day—Ulster County Regiments  and the Civil War with historian Rosemary Nichols and musicians Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
The Ashokan Center
477 Beaverkill Rd.
Olivebridge, NY 12461

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