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2014: Plenty of great gigs coming up this year for the m2d crew!  Check the performance calendar and join us for some home brewed, original music. This year, Miles to Dayton will begin the writing process for a new collection of original songs that will be magical.  The future is bright and our creative spirits are ready to begin the adventure of a follow up album to "Pass it On".  Daunting task but I think we are up for the challenge.  We will keep you posted every step of the way!

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New T-shirts available at all m2d gigs!  The "m2d molecule" designed by artist Jean Paul Vest. Soon to be for sale on our website.  
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Sep18

The Hard Luck Cafe: m2d with Anna Dagmar accompanied by the Preddice Family SQ

Cinema Arts Centre, Park Ave, Huntington, NY

 

Hard Luck Cafe ! FMSHNY event at the Cinema Arts Centre.

Miles to Dayton and Anna Dagmar accompanied by the Preddice Family String Quartet!

Each artist will perform and intimate set of original music accompanied by the Preddice Family String Quartet!

m2d fans: expect acoustic renditions of some m2d favorites with the special twist of the strings performing with the band. If you have never seen Anna Dagmar, you are in for a special treat! Here is a bit about each artist performing:

Anna Dagmar is a NYC-based pianist and singer­-songwriter, versatile in the worlds of both folk and musical theatre. Her sound has been described as "atmospheric and almost other-worldly yet grounded by intelligent, thought provoking lyrics that are sure to touch your mind and your heart," (Kathy Sands-Boehmer, Me & Thee). A return performer at the Hard Luck Cafe and other FMSH events, Dagmar is a Gold Prize winner in the Mid-­Atlantic Songwriting Contest and a Kerrville Newfolk Finalist. In 2013 she was selected to join the Tony Award-Winning Advanced BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop. Dagmar has performed in venues including City Winery, Tupelo Hall and Club Passim. Her interest in orchestration began while she was a student at the Eastman School of Music, and tonight she will be performing original songs which she has arranged for piano and strings, accompanied by Jon Preddice's family quartet. This is a new collaboration which began at NERFA. On a joyful and personal note, Dagmar just had her first baby, Eloise, this June.

Come and meet the family you never knew you had. Miles to Dayton’s music happens at a personal level, their message of love blending elements of folk, rock, classical, and funk into an irresistible invitation. The M2D recipe is simple: four-part vocal harmony, clever songwriting, improvisational violin and cello, and an infectious rhythm section that stirs up the creative stew. At the heart of their unique marriage of styles lies a real-life marriage: vocalist Krista Preddice shares the microphone with husband Jonathan Preddice, who, in addition to being the principal songwriter for the group, also shines on guitar, cello, accordion, and trumpet. Bassist Dave March (Krista’s brother) and violinist Leanne Strom (Jon’s sister) add depth to the vocal harmonies, with Dave’s low, soulful bass and Leanne’s soaring classical virtuosity providing the sonic bookends for the band's signature sound. Drummer Brian Kroll, the newest member of the group, propels the music forward with an exciting and funky edge. Miles to Dayton has shared the stage with the likes of the Infamous Stringdusters, Rhett Miller, Larry Campbell and Amy Helm to name a few. Tonight's performance will be a special acoustic lineup of the m2d band, accompanied by the Preddice Family String Quartet.

http://fmsh.org/events/event/miles-to-dayton-anna-dagmar-string-quartet/ Age limit: All ages

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Sep27

New York Botanical Gardens Harvest Festival

New York Botanical Gardens, 2900 Southern Blvd Bronx, NY 10458 718.817.8700, Bronx, NY 10458

 

Miles to Dayton to perform on Saturday, September 27th, at the NYBG's Harvest Festival. There is a stellar lineup of music and food all weekend Here is a little info on the festivities. m2d Set time tba..More info to come!

http://www.nybg.org/press_releases/EdibleAcademyHarvestFestivalandPicnicAlertwithWFMannouncement1.pdf

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The Spirituality of Van Morrison

Patchogue Congregational Church, Main Street , Patchogue

 

The Spirituality of Van Morrison will feature many amazing songwriters and musicians, plus the one and only Rev. Dwight Wolter speaking about the life, music, and message of Van the man.

A benefit for the Food Pantry at the Congregational Church in Patchogue.

Featuring: Robert Bruey Cassandra House Katie Pearlman Hank Stone Bryan Gallo Rorie Kelly Nick Russell The Crean Family Band Miles to Dayton

$10 donation, no one turned away for lack of funds. Age limit: All ages

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Harvest Hoedown at the Ritz Theater with Coal Town Rounders and Cricket Tell the Weather

The Ritz Theater, Hawley, PA

 

An amazing Bluegrass and Folk concert: The Hawley Harvest Hoedown at the historic Ritz Theater. Featuring the Coal Town Rounders, Cricket Tell the Weather, and Miles to Dayton! Check the Flyer or site for more details... There are 100 early bird tickets available..get them now!

Early Bird(100tixavailable): $16, Advance: $20, Door: $22

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