Ticket Giveaway: Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem Family Concert in Noho

Win a Family 4-pack of Free Tickets!
Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem
Saturday, January 9th @ 3pm
at The First Churches of Northampton

Photo credit: Mary Beth Meehan

Hilltown Families and Nonotuck Community School have partnered up to offer one lucky family a chance to win a family 4-pack of  free tickets to Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem as they kick off the schools Winter Family Concert Series in Northampton, MA on Saturday, January 9th at 3pm with a CD release party of their debut family album, Ranky Tanky. What better way to kick-off the New Year than going to a foot-stomping, hand-clapping, body-wiggling family concert with “one of America’s most inventive string bands” (The Boston Herald) — and the proceeds from the performance go to benefit a local non-profit preschool!  Deadline to enter to win is 01/06/10. Find out how to enter to win below.

ABOUT RANI ARBO & DAISY MAYHEM

Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem is a rootsy, Americana-style string band of four musicians — all parents — who have played and toured together for 10 years. Their grooves are deep, their four-part harmonies are rich, and their adventurous, eclectic song selection serves their debut family CD Ranky Tanky well. Family music is a new endeavor for the band, but they have longstanding reputation for performances that are, as the Boston Globe put it, “playful and profound. Ranky Tanky sticks with that equation: it’s uplifting, danceable, playful, sometimes silly, sometimes wistful, and never sarcastic. Rani Arbo fires up the fiddle; Anand Nayak plays electric and acoustic guitars; Andrew Kinsy is on upright acoustic bass (and ukulele and banjo), and Scott Kessel pilots the Drumship Enterprise, a percussion rig made from cardboard boxes, tin cans, water jugs, and a vinyl suitcase. Together, they create a joyful, musical fusion of sounds both old and new — and a great soundtrack for family time.

ABOUT THE NCS WINTER FAMILY CONCERT SERIES

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On Saturday, January 9 at 3 pm, Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem will celebrate the release of their debut family CD Ranky Tanky, an uplifting, danceable, joyfully spontaneous menagerie of songs. This musical performance is the first of a three-part Winter Family Concert Series hosted by Nonotuck Community School. Follow-up concerts in the series feature The Primate Fiasco (Saturday, February 27 @ 10:30) and The Nields (Saturday, April 3 @ 10:30). All three concerts take place at The First Churches of Northampton (129 Main Street). Tickets will be sold only on the day of the shows (doors open 30 minutes before each concert): adults $8, children $6, and one and under, free. Proceeds from this concert series will go to benefit Nonotuck Community School, a nonprofit parent cooperative that provides early education and care for children aged 15 months to 5 years old, and is located in Florence, Massachusetts (221 Riverside Drive, 586-5996). For more information visit: www.nonotuck.org or call 413-586-5996.

HOW TO WIN

Your chance to win a family 4-pack of  tickets to see Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem at The First Churches of Northampton on Saturday, January 9th, 2010 is as easy as 1-2-3 (4)!  To win simply:

  1. POST A COMMENT BELOW (one entry per family) and be sure to tell us your
  2. FULL NAME and where you
  3. LIVE (TOWN/STATE) PLEASE include your town and state to be eligible.
  4. ACCURATE EMAIL (we never share your email address).
  5. We’ll randomly draw a winner and will share the results below.

IT’S THAT SIMPLE! — Deadline is Wednesday, 01/06/10 @ 7pm (EST).

If you don’t win and still really want to go, tickets will be sold at the door the day of the show.  See above for details.

24 Comments on “Ticket Giveaway: Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem Family Concert in Noho

  1. Congratulations to Jay Sutter of Northampton, MA. Jay will receive a family 4pack of free tickets to see Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem at The First Churches of Northampton on Saturday, January 9th, 2010.

    This musical performance is the first of a three-part Winter Family Concert Series hosted by Nonotuck Community School. If you did not win tickets and want to chase the blues away this Saturday with some great family music, tickets will be sold the day of the show (doors open 30 minutes before concert): adults $8, children $6, and one and under, free. Proceeds from this concert series will go to benefit Nonotuck Community School.

  2. hello! sounds great! thanks sienna.
    andi & stella, shelburne falls

  3. Love bringing the kids to music that we enjoy too! Sounds like a fun Saturday afternoon.

    Melissa Adams & family
    Williamsburg

  4. I would love to take my mom and dad and brother to a concert.Music is like a vitiman it helps you grow big and strong!
    Emma
    Florence , Ma

  5. They’re great and fun for the whole family! Maybe we’ll see you there.
    Amy Cullen and Family
    Plainfield, MA

  6. It sounds like a great way to spend a winter afternoon!

    South Hadley, MA

  7. Would love to go boogie the afternoon away.
    -Kate in Chesterfield

  8. Count us in please!
    ellen
    south hadley, ma

  9. sounds like a warm and lively time…. hope to go….thanks
    jay sutter in northampton, ma

  10. We’ve been wanting to hear this band…

    Liz Jacobson-Carroll
    Buckland MA

  11. This looks like so much fun!

    Erin Newman-Long
    Easthampton, MA

  12. Love rani — from salamander to daisy. We won’t bike….but maybe we can xc ski there?!

    Deborah Doulette
    Whately, MA

  13. Would love to go!

    Sandra Dias in Holyoke, Mass

  14. We’ll bicycle there, no matter the weather!

  15. Belchertown MA
    We’ll be there – love these guys!

  16. Sounds like a great time!

    Carole Lynch in Pelham

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