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Sweet Lucy And Cinco De Mayo

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photo courtesy of Los Tigres del Norte
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Los Tigres del Norte, one of Mexico's most popular norteno bands

We welcome the lusty month of May with songs for Cinco de Mayo and a celebration of past, present, and future performances in the VPR listening area. 

This program will air on Sunday, May 3rd from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

On Saturday, May 9th at 8:00 p.m. the   second Saturday contradance with Northern Spy will be held in Tracy Hall in Norwich. David Millstone is the caller, and there will be a walk-through and introduction for new dancers at 7:45 pm.

The Stone Cold Roosters will play on Saturday, May 9th at the On Tap Bar in Essex Junction beginning at 9:30.

Kristina Stykos and Steve Mayone will perform as the Cousins Project at the Tunbridge Town Hall on Saturday May 9th at 7:30.  This is a benefit concert for Royalton Community Radio. 

The Good Times Café in Hinesburg presents National Thumpicker Hall of Famer  Richard Smith on Tuesday May 5th at 8:30 p.m.

PEI Fiddler Richard Wood and PEI guitarist Gordon Belsher will be performing at a house concert in Braintree on Saturday May 9th.  For information and reservations, please call  802-728-6351.

There will be a Contra Dance with the Ed Larkin Old Time Contra Dancers on May 8th at the Tunbridge Town Hall at 7:30 p.m. All dances are taught and new dancers are always welcome.

Bagitos in Montpelier presents Doug Perkins with Colin McCaffrey on Thursday May 7th from 6 – 8 p.m.

Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas on Thursday, May 7th at 7:30 p.m. at Next Stage in downtown Putney and also John Gorka on SaturdayMay 9th. 

Brooklyn-based songwriter Jean Rohe will be at the Café Lena on Sunday May 10th with her band The End of the World Show.

The Sky Blue Boys will be performing for the Burnham Music Series at Burnham Hall, 52 River Rd. in Lincoln, on Saturday, May 9th. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. 

Libana will perform at the First Congregational Church in Thetford on Saturday, May 9th at 7:30