Join VAE at the Masonic Hall for the 2019 Basement Music Series. Thanks for supporting live music!

Chris Bergson & Ellis Hooks

Chris Bergson & Ellis Hooks

Chris Bergson, one of the most inventive songwriters in modern blues music,returns as a duo for this special night featuring soul, blues and gospel singer Ellis Hooks. Tickets are $18 advance, $22 at the door, $10 students

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Make Music Vermont Celebration In Bennington

Make Music Vermont Celebration in Bennington

The Vermont Arts Exchange (VAE) will take to the streets Friday, June 21st at noon for Make Music Vermont. Look for the painted VAE Art Bus in the Walmart parking lot as we gather to make music and take to the shoppers, parade style! Just show up and bring your…

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VAE presents A Powers After Hours concert featuring singer M’Balia and guitarist Thom Loubet

Tickets; $20 in advance, $25 at the door if not sold out Doors open at 6:30 for dinner for purchase.  Menu to follow.  Show starts at 8pm. Philadelphia-based M’Balia is a singer who approaches jazz standards with a “fiercely individualistic style and a generous dollop of gospel grounding”, and an…

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VAE presents A Powers After Hours concert featuring singer M’Balia and guitarist Thom Loubet

Doors at 6:30pm, show starts at 8pm. Tickets; Advance $20, At door if not sold out $25 Dinner for purchase menu to follow. Libation bar by Thyme Tables Catering. Philadelphia-based M’Balia is a singer who approaches jazz standards with a “fiercely individualistic style and a generous dollop of gospel grounding”,…

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Basement Music Series

In the winter of 2004 VAE converted the downstairs basement studio in an old brick mill into a cabaret-club. The plan was to present once a month, high quality music that was culturally diverse. With tablecloths, flowers and candles on the tables, professional lighting and a bar, the 130 seat venue was ready for an audience. From late fall through April each year the Basement Music Series (BMS), brought in bands from as far away as Cuba, Tuva and Virginia and from the music hub of Brooklyn, New York. Offering a huge range of music from Grammy nominated Omar Sosa, to BMS favorite Howard Fishman, and the Tuvan throat singers ALASH the BMS grew to twice a month. The people come for one reason, to listen to music, and this what the bands love the most about presenting their art. The intimate setting in which they perform allows for an experience that both artist and audience go home not forgetting and anticipating a return. In moving to the Masonic Hall, we have brought along the same ingredients to create the vibe and listening room you’ve come to love. We hope you enjoy yourselves and spread the word!

Purchasing Tickets: Tickets available through our new ticket company www.brownpapertickets.com The first and only fair-trade ticketing company! Follow the link to find our calander of upcoming events and place your ticket order directly with them. You may also call them toll free at 1-800-838-3006. Libations served. Seating is limited. Our concerts are located in accessible facilities. Please call for specific accommodations 802-442-5549.

Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra
Dustbowl Revival
Howard Fishman
Bella's Bartok
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