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Indian Lake concert raised $4,300 for flood relief

November 30, 2011
Adirondack Daily Enterprise

INDIAN?LAKE?- Acoustic musicians from the Adirondacks and beyond gathered to stage a benefit concert at the Indian Lake Theater on Nov. 13.

The concert raised $4,300 from ticket sales and donations. All of the proceeds have gone directly to help people affected by the Tropical Storm Irene floods in Jay, Keen and elsewhere in the Adirondacks.

"We had a terrific day of music and community," said Tom Akstens, one of the benefit organizers. "We're very grateful to everyone who came to the show, to all the folks who volunteered, to the Indian Lake Theater, to North Country Public Radio, to the Adirondack Community Trust, and to our wonderful performers."

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Musicians gather at the Indian Lake Theater on Nov. 13 to raise money for flood relief.
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Roy Hurd, Peggy Lynne, Dan Berggren, Martha and Dennis Gallagher, The Beeline Ramblers, Julie Robinson-Robards, Carolyn Bischoff and Akstens played at the concert. All the performers were on stage together for the finale, "Goodbye Irene," a take-off on the classic song by Leadbelly.



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