Performance Stage 2009



With lots of close harmonies, interwoven acoustic guitars, piano and mandolin, this Saugerties based singer-songwriter duo consists of Myra Dirnfeld and Elisa Geliebter. Their songs and arrangements have been called "compelling . . . and haunting". The Kingston Freeman wrote that Split the Bill makes music in "a comfortable living room way that's been lost in recent years . . . does a fine job of bringing real music back, as it should be." Split the Bill performs a blend of intriguing and rhythmic originals and covers including The Beatles, The Indigo Girls, Radiohead, Jackson Browne, The Eagles and Emmylou Harris. They have a brand new CD that will be available for sale at the Expo.

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A Canadian fire ball, this "little" girl packs punch onstage and off. Starting her international and award winning performance career at the age of four, Deb has wowwed audiences all over the world with her addictive and compelling energy. The majority of her songwriting and recordings are a co-venture with long time music partner and fellow canuck, George Leger III. It has been said of their music and I quote " their songs are born in a place where the soul and spirit meet in heated conversation." Labeled both New Country, American / Alternative Country and recently Inspirational Country, Deborah's music lands firmly in your heart and can literally take you on a journey.

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Chrissy Budzinski is a Folk singer/songwriter whose style of music ranges from beautiful heartfelt ballads to upbeat and outrageous fun songs. Her warm crystal clear voice and awesome acoustic guitar playing will spell bound you. Her music is refreshing and unique. When seeing her in concert, be ready for an unforgettable show of great music and humor that lifts the spirit and takes you on a musical journey until the last note is heard. She’s truly a performer you won’t forget!

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Cumbia dance is medicine for the body, release for the mind, and freedom for the soul. Get ready to use the shimmeys and ondulations for your dances. Take control of those arms, hands and hips to express your favorite Latin dances.

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Cecilia St. King is a charismatic Peace Troubadour who performs original acoustic pop songs with a spiritual edge straight from the heart. Her work as a humanitarian was recognized through the International Federation for World Peace where she was recently awarded as an Ambassador for Peace. She has translated her studies of Esoteric Traditions and The Ageless Wisdom Teachings into song. She has performed for audiences in America, Europe, Japan and New Zealand, singing songs that are a powerful antidote to turmoil in current times. She is one of those rare artists who shine because her sheer talent moves and delights audiences who enjoy meaningful lyrics and a harmonious sound. For a sample of her songs please visit her at