Lake George and Bolton Landing New York Area Events and Activities
Bolton Landing New York and the immediate Adirondack and Lake George regions offer a vast array of activities throughout the year. Outdoor concerts are fun for the whole family as you listen to the various music styles under the Adirondack stars. Theater and Lecture series appeal to our more mature visitors, and our festivals and fairs keep us all young at heart! Bolton Landing New York and the Lake George region of the Adirondacks has it all!
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Kate Dudding Storyteller about Ella Fitzgerald
August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$20
Award winning storyteller Kate Dudding shares stories about and performances by Ella Fitzgerald. Frank Sinatra said, “Ella Fitzgerald is the greatest popular singer in the world, barring none—male or female.”
Watch and listen to many of Ella’s performances – from her 1935 performance at age 18 with Chick Web and His Orchestra to her performance in 1989 at the 60 the Anniversary Celebration of Sammy Davis Jr. at age 72. Learn about her struggles, both growing up as well as performing in segregated America.
Nonetheless, she received awards – her first: a 1934 Amateur Night winner, Apollo Theater, subsequently followed by the 1967 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1992, and numerous others. Many call her “The First Lady of Song.”