Independence Day Promises Something for Everyone
Cold Spring’s Indepen- dence Day Celebration on Thursday, July 4, spans an entire day, from morning services at Mekeel’s Corners Chapel to the festive parade, to live music to fireworks (sponsored by the PCN&R).
10 a.m. Celebration of America service at Mekeel’s Corners Chapel. Plan to arrive early as the chapel fills up fast.
3 p. m. Cold Spring Parade steps off, with line up at 2:30 p.m. between Drug World and Chestnut Ridge.
At press time, the music roster included:
4 to 5 p. m. - Music
Exit Through The Gift Shop: a student-based progressive rock jam band
5 to 6 p. m. - Music
Gillian's Island: You can expect to hear songs spanning more than 150 years, from Stephen Foster to Merle Haggard to Gillian Welch.
6 to 7 p. m. - Music
Raquel Vidal & The Monday Men: Americana/Original - “ An original sonic cocktail served Americana style, straight up with a twist.”
7 to 8 p. m. - Music
Tiki Daddy: undeniably sed uctive Hawaiian-inspired music of the 1920s & ’30s combining the swingin’ acoustic archtop sound with the sound of the tricone steel guitar, ukelele and bass.
8 to 9: 30 p. m. - Music
Professor Louie & The Crowmatix featuring John Platania: This Grammy nominated Woodstock qroup offers the most impressive credentials, the deepest hearts and a genuine love of performing live.
Fireworks begin about 9 p. m. at Dockside.