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 … Read More
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 … Read More
“What a beautiful gift all your events were for NYC!”
Heartfelt thanks to all those who had faith in our vision and who made the journey with us – sponsors, partners and private donors, and those who gave so generously of their time and expertise. Please know how much you are appreciated. And thanks too, of course, to our wonderful performers, speakers, actors, musicians. It was an honor to have you.
Washington Square Park and the surrounding streets were a mecca for all those who appreciate the history and heritage of Greenwich Village and who want to celebrate and preserve it. From its Thursday evening launch at the historic Washington Square Hotel to Sunday’s closing folk festivities at the fabled Bitter End, The Village Trip honoured some of the many figures whose careers were born in the Village and who went on to leave an indelible mark on the world.
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.
A loft is perhaps not the most obvious place to build pianos, but that’s where Steinway’s American history began in 1853, Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg having arrived in New York from Germany with his family three years earlier.
Village Trip will be a journey through music, words, photos and more BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | A new annual festival celebrating the “history and heritage” of Greenwich Village will hold its … 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 … 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.
Perhaps even more than film – because our imaginations can run wild – popular music allows us all to conjure up a vision of America,”from California to the New York islands”
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.