The Hoot has it all . . .

WORLD-CLASS MUSIC
incredible performers from the Hudson Valley and beyond

LOCAL FOOD & BEER
by Ashokan's Chef Jill Freiberg, Block Factory Tamales, Woodstock Cupcakes, Keegan Ales, and more TBA

INDOOR COMMUNITY FARMER'S MARKET
space still available inquire here

NATURE ACTIVITIES & COLONIAL CRAFTS
Guided Winter Hikes, Blacksmith Demos and more TBA

ENVIRONMENTAL FAIR (SAT)
Local enviro-minded organizations inquire here

ALL-AGES CRAFTS
fun for all in the Fiber Flame room

UPSTAIRS KID ZONE
with evening movies, puzzles and games

HOOT STORE
by Jeff + Jenn from the Woodstock Music Shop

BODY-WORK BALCONY
where you can get a massage for the cause!

ON-SITE LODGING

grab a private room or a bunk in the longhouse


16 GREAT BANDS
lots of singing, dancing, laughing, connecting,
and multiple generations having fun under one roof! 

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We can't wait to celebrate with you again at Ashokan. 

See you at the Hoot!
Mike + Ruthy


THE 2ND ANNUAL WINTER HOOT FEB 7-9 AT ASHOKAN
Come re-connect with your community and hear beautiful music! Attend for a few hours or the whole weekend.  On-site food and lodging are available.  Hoot proceeds raise money for the Ashokan Center's inspiring environmental education program for kids. 
FRIDAY the gate opens at 5pm with delicious dinner options in the food area and kids activities in two rooms.  


7:00 pm THE STACKS 
kitchen fiddle meets gospel blues - from Hudson


8:00 pm ADRIEN REJU
beautiful songstress, a summer hoot favorite - from Woodstock



9:00 pm ARC IRIS  
orchestral folk-cabaret - from Providence, RI via Woodstock


10:30 pm CONNOR KENNEDY
electrified americana - from Saugerties


12:00 am MOLECRICKET SQUARE DANCE
Mike, Ruthy, and friends will kick up the dust for a late night dance
with caller KRISTIN ANDREASSEN


SATURDAY more music, food and activities all day & night



11:00 am ELIZABETH MITCHELL & FRIENDS
lovingly crafted folk for all ages - from Woodstock


12:00 pm FAMILY SQUARE DANCE - back by popular demand!
simple steps for all to join in with calling by KRISTIN ANDREASSEN, the queen of the barn dance - from Brooklyn


1:30 pm PAUL GREEN'S ROCK ACADEMY
they will, they will, rock you - from Woodstock


2:30 pm RUSHAD EGGLESTON
cosmic cello virtuosity from another dimension - from Carmel, CA


4:00 pm JAY UNGAR & MOLLY MASON
Ashokan's first couple of fiddling folk - from Saugerties


5:00 pm GUSTAFER YELLOWGOLD (live in upstairs Kid's Room!)
mysterious and whimsical animated song-tales - from Woodstock


5:30 pm HEATHER MASSE with Roswell Rudd (trombone) and Rolf Sturm (guitar)
unparalleled folk and jazz vocalist - from Accord


7:00 pm MIKE + RUTHY
your humble hoot hosts offer heartfelt indie folk - from West Hurley


8:30 pm THE SWEETBACK SISTERS
boot-scootin' beats and honky-tonk harmonies - from Brooklyn


10:00 pm DEEP CHATHAM
new songs and old sensibilities - from NC via West Saugerties


11:30 pm SQUARE DANCE w/ RED DOG RUN (Rosie Newton, Richie Stearns, Jed Greenberg, and Jim Miller) with KRISTIN ANDREASSEN calling
pure, driving old-time music is alive and well - from Ithaca


SUNDAY "morning after" roundup

10:00 am brunch
11:00 am Farewell Concert w/ The Winter Hoot All-Stars!
for those of you who sleep over, this will be a nourishing and heart-warming end to the weekend - a chance to sing along and enjoy impromptu finale-style collaborations by the musicians