Read Reviews of The Village Trip 2019 The Village Trip Returns With Glorious Hootenanny at Iconic Greenwich Venue Billboard Concerts, poetry and panel talks topped the bigger-and-better Village Trip festival The Villager What a ‘Trip’! Hundreds enjoy folk and rock concert at Washington Square Park during Village festival The Villager Hootenanny Concert & Salute to … Read More
A selection of reactions to the Village Trip in 2019, from David Amram, The Village Trip Artist Emeritus | Arthur Levy, music historian, researcher and archivist | Andrew Berman, Executive Director, Village Preservation | Gianluca Tramontana, music journalist and broadcaster | Trevor Sumner, President, Washington Square Association
Summer in the city, to coin a phrase from John Sebastian. Late summer in the city in fact, and The Village Trip 2019 was bathed in sunshine as it celebrated the glorious history and heritage of a unique neighborhood which has been at the center of arts and social activism for nigh on 150 years. … Read More
It was standing room only in the Revelation Gallery at St John’s in the West Village when Will Kaufman hit town to present his livewords-and-music documentary about the life and work of Woody Guthrie and the songs he wrote in the 1950s for his Brooklyn landlord, one Fred Trump.
With dates set for The Village Trip 2019, and new local and creative partnerships to be unveiled shortly, the organisers are thrilled to announce two appointments that will set the course of the festival and enable its strategic development over the years to come. Danny Kapilian, who produced Bringing It All Back Home to Washington … Read More
Come join us for an evening of good old American protest songs at St John’s in the Village on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at 7pm Old Man Trump is the true story of the battles between Woody Guthrie and his racist landlord Fred Trump. While living in Brooklyn at Beach Haven, Guthrie encountered the racist … Read More
Suzanne Vega – whose career began in Greenwich Village in the new folk revival of the 1980s – is to headline Bringing It All Back Home to Washington Square, the free concert in Washington Square Park which is the focal point of The Village Trip. Also on the bill are Martha Redbone, and VickiKristrinaBarcelona.
September 27 – 30, 2018 Music | Poetry | Theater | Photography Suzanne Vega to headline concert in Washington Square Park Premiere of Greenwich Village Portraits for Saxophone and Piano by David Amram, Village Trip Artist-in-Residence A new festival will celebrate Greenwich Village as the historic forge in which much of 20th century American culture … Read More
The Bitter End, one of the most historic clubs in Greenwich Village, is the venue for the closing event of this year’s The Village Trip festival. On Sunday September 30 2018, the Bitter End, at 147 Bleecker Street, will play host to a celebration of folk music in New York City with Talkin’ New York … Read More
Danny Kapilian is to produce Bringing It All Back Home to Washington Square, the Saturday afternoon concert that is the centerpiece of The Village Trip. Kapilian is a Brooklyn-based producer of high-profile live music events, tours, and festivals. His original productions are often unique conceptual events that bring together renowned artists from a variety of … Read More
David Amram – whose distinguished seventy-year career embraces every sphere of music and who has collaborated with such diverse figures as Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Miller, Charles Mingus, Hunter S Thompson and Willie Nelson – is to be Artist-in-Residence at The Village Trip.
Artist Lori Loebelsohn has created an evocative poster for The Village Trip inspired by her longstanding connections with the Washington Square Hotel in Greenwich Village.