Calendar of Events

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Calendar of Events 2021-05-26T09:39:16-04:00
Jul
10
Sun
2022
Summer Concert Series – David Hodge
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Old Economy Village is holding a summer concert series this year. Each concert will feature a local band or singer. The concerts will be free for the public! Please bring your own chairs and blankets. A $5 donation is appreciated! Most of the concerts will take place in the garden.
 
David Hodge is a lyric baritone soloist. He began pursuing his interest in music at age 10 when he studied classical piano for eight years with Mrs. Edna Hemer of Monaca. Dave began to pursue his vocal talents at age 27 when he joined The Showstoppers, a Broadway musical troupe from the Beaver Valley. Dave then studied voice with the late Lorenzo Malfatti of Pittsburgh and went on to appear in six productions with the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera. In 2010, he released his CD, Christmas from the Heart. Today, he enjoys performing for various community groups.
 
Dave is a partner at the investment firm of Harper & Hodge in Beaver. A native of Center Township, he now resides in South Beaver Township.
 
Dave will be accompanied by two close friends and musical colleagues. Mr. David Crisci, a New Brighton native, has established his reputation as one of the premier entertainers and pianists in all of Western Pennsylvania. The Reverend Rodney Smith, of Mars, has worked musically with Dave since 2009 and performs on the drums.
 
Concert is rain or shine. Rain location is the Feast Hall. 
Jul
24
Sun
2022
Summer Concert Series – Betty Douglas & Friends
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Old Economy Village is holding a summer concert series this year. Each concert will feature a local band or singer. The concerts will be free for the public! Please bring your own chairs and blankets. A $5 donation is appreciated! Most of the concerts will take place in the garden.
 
Betty Douglas was inducted into the Beaver Valley Musicians (local 82-545, AFM) Hall of Fame in 2003. She is also on the local’s board of directors. Betty is a regular in the “Sweet Jazz” series at Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley. She also does lectures/performance gigs for colleges and other organizations around the region. Betty is also a widely exhibited, prize-winning visual artist and a member of the Rochester Chamber of Commerce and the Beaver County Chamber of Commerce.
 
Concert is rain or shine. Rain location is the Feast Hall.
Aug
7
Sun
2022
Summer Concert Series – Miss Freddye’s Homecookin’ Band
Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Old Economy Village is holding a summer concert series this year. Each concert will feature a local band or singer. The concerts will be free for the public! Please bring your own chairs and blankets. A $5 donation is appreciated! Most of the concerts will take place in the garden.
 
As Pittsburgh’s Lady Of Lady Of The Blues, Miss Freddye keeps the blues alive in her native hometown,
 
She started singing in church at a young age. The influence of church and her mother’s love of the Blues gave Miss Freddye the beginning to venture in the world of Blues Music in 1996. She joined BMW(Blues Music Works) under the direction of Big AL Leavitt. In 2002, Miss Freddye formed her own band, “Blue Faze”. Several years later, she became Miss Freddye’s Blues Band and Miss Freddye’s Homecookin’ Band.
 
Her Influences include: Koko Taylor, Etta James, Sarah Vaughn, Billie Holiday, Big Mama Thornton, Big AL Leavitt, and Bessie Smith.
Miss Freddye’s Homecookin band is just that! They are cookin’ up music that’ll keep you coming back for more!
 
While keeping it bluesy, Miss Freddye vocally explores the genres of gospel, blues, classic rock and even a hint of country and bluegrass with this acoustic band!
 
Concert is rain or shine. Rain location is the Feast Hall.
Aug
28
Sun
2022
Summer Concert Series – The Allegheny Brass Band
Aug 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Old Economy Village is holding a summer concert series this year. Each concert will feature a local band or singer. The concerts will be free for the public! Please bring your own chairs and blankets. A $5 donation is appreciated! Most of the concerts will take place in the garden.
 
The Allegheny Brass Band is a British-style brass band. The only one in Western Pennsylvania, in fact, that still adheres strictly to its roots across the Atlantic.
 
Concert is rain or shine. Rain location is the Feast Hall.
Sep
18
Sun
2022
Summer Concert Series – Swingin’ Bopcats Big Band
Sep 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Old Economy Village is holding a summer concert series this year. Each concert will feature a local band or singer. The concerts will be free for the public! Please bring your own chairs and blankets. A $5 donation is appreciated! Most of the concerts will take place in the garden.
 
The Swinging BopCat Big Band is a classic 18-piece big band featuring full sections of sax, trombone, trumpet and rhythm. The BopCats are joined by two vocalists who complete the makeup of the band.
The BopCats typically play the swing music of the 1940′s including charts by well known artists such as Stan Kenton, Glenn Miller, Count Basie and many others. They play a diverse book that covers songs from the 1930′s to present day.
 
Over the last 15+ years the BopCats have performed for former Governor Tom Ridge at the Three Rivers Regatta, at the Byham Theater in Pittsburgh, the Penn State Concert Series, hangar dances that honor our veterans, several local Independence Day celebrations, the Beaver Valley Musician’s Union Concert In The Park Series, class reunions, and many other community events, retirement homes and extended care facilities.
 
Concert is rain or shine. Rain location is the Feast Hall. 
Dec
3
Sat
2022
Christmas at the Village
Dec 3 – Dec 4 all-day