Tuesday, May 12, 2009

May 12, 2009 – Oil Fever, free concerts, art classes and free and legal downloads


 Oil Fever, Music of the Pennsylvania Boom a complete compilation recording of the 12 pieces of music contained in Margo Mong's Oil Fever Songbook will be released May 18 by the Franklin High School Black Knight Band.

Causecast.org has "One Of My Kind - The Story of The Mystic Valley Band"  The Conor Oberst documentary available for free and legal download or streaming.

Meadville Public Library is celebrating its 130th anniversary


Highlights from the Pittsburgh Free Summer Festival include:


Aug. 9: Son Volt


June 19: Luka Bloom

July 17: Steve Earle


June 5: The Black Keys, Jessica Lea Mayfield

June 9: Apostle of Hustle

June 11: Booker T.

Instructor Carol McDonald will open the summer session of workshops at the Oil Valley Center for the Arts in downtown Oil City with a weekend “Pastel Workshop” on  June 6-7. This class, geared for all levels of painters from beginner to advanced, will meet on 10:00-4:00 on both days. Class fee is $50 with a nominal Materials Fee of $6.

To register for either of these courses, students may send their $50 class fee (check payable to OVCA) to OVCA Classes, 206 Seneca Street, Oil City, PA 16301. For additional information call 677-3707. Classes will be held in the historic National Transit Building at 206 Seneca Street in downtown Oil City. Class size is limited and early registration is advised.

Photojojo lists the “10 Online Photography Magazines We Love”

 Saying bye-bye to Conneaut Lake Park's boardwalk

Amazon is offering Steve Earle's new album Townes for $2.99

Carnegie Museum of Art to auction 185 pieces

A Wilco concert as a true religious experience

Free and Legal Downloads:

  Justin Townes Earle Live at Knickerbockers on April 14, 2009

   Back Forty Live at The Tap Room on April 18, 2009

  Delicious Vinyl Sampler

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