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Playland Gets Funky: Art & Music This Weekend

Boardwalk arts and musicn festival 2010

This weekend enjoy the Boardwalk Arts Festival on the boardwalk at Rye Playland. From 10am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday the Rye Playland boardwalk will be jammed with artists and musicians. There will be over 30 artists and craftspeople.

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(PHOTO: Painting by Henny Johanna.)

Local Rye artists showing include Maggie Amico, Holly Rom, Meredith Elmore, Henny Johanna, Cheryl Selinka, Blue Monster (Marc and Cheryl Kozak) and Heather Patterson.

On 10am Sunday, event is being opened with a capella opera performed by Brooke Remsen, an Rye Middle School 7th grader who has sung professionally ith the New York City Opera (that doesn't happen every day at Playland…).

Westchester's Children's Museum will be present with some children's activities and the organizing group has a fundraiser for the Sole Ryeders with artist prints and a cd of original songs by performing musicians.

Musical Lineup
Saturday October 9th

10am Brooke Remsen: Opera

10:15 Clock=Work: Fusion Jazz

11am Mr. Hunter

12pm Eddie Hayes: Acoustic Rock

1pm Sonia Montez: Folk Rock

2pm Ryan Thomas: Jam Experimental

3pm The Bob Petrocelli Band: Blues

4pm Blakely

5pm Lolito: Rock Burlesque

Sunday October 10th

10am Dennis Winter:Irish Traditional Dance Music & Ballads

10:30 Strangers 'Round Here: Alt/Country

11:15 Pleasant Bud and Jody: Eclectic Acoustic

12pm Whispering Tree: Folk

1pm Jed Luckless: Rock

2pm Michael Rydock:acoustic singer/songwriter

3pm Chancius: Indie Rock/Acoustic

4pm Deuces Child: Popcoustic

5pm Hank Cash:Great American Music and Reggae

Participating Artists
Heather Patterson

Jay Brodsky

Mildred Cruz

Mary Partlan

Maggie Amico

Piero Manrique

Holly Rom

Meredith Elmore

Henny Johanna

Cheryl Selinka

Sarah Barrett

Garnet Vacarro

Cristina Razzano

Barbara Scotto

Nupur Arora

Xochitl Gomez

Lauren Horgan

Blue Monster

Colleen DeMarco

Heidi Wenze

Miguel Brito

Melissa Zemba

Elizabeth Crespo

Filigree NYC

Mark Cassata

Liria Rugovac

Dennis Winter

Angela Pizzarello

Jennifer Siciliano

Jenny Montgomery

Georgianna Koulianos

Kathleen Granados


Diana Warren

Susan Bloom

Gracie Yelverton

Helen Stubbs

Jessica Arditi

Kristen Arditi

Brian Arditi


  1. This should be a great event.
    Lots of work went into putting this together in such a short time.

    Mother Nature seems to be in full support!!!

    Thank You Heather!

  2. Playland is one of the most unique public attractions in the country. So much history, great architecture, and it opens its gates to people from far and near who share Rye residents’ delight in the gem-like location on the LI Sound.

    This is part of our commons, and should remain so. Please become a fan of the Facebook page Rye Playland for the People (link below)so we can ensure Rye Playland remains a memory-maker for generations to come. There’s some interesting information shared there so be sure to scroll down.



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