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Groove Back to the Sixties and Seventies with Two Legendary Guitarists

a man holding a guitar

Hurleyville, NY – As Sullivan County prepares for the 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock Festival, the First Sunday program at the Sullivan County Museum in May will feature two extraordinary guitarists – Slam Allen and Van Manakas – performing music of the sixties and seventies. The concert and talk will explore different aspects of the guitar’s history, as well as its impact on the music of the Woodstock generation. Little Sparrow will host the program.

Both Slam Allen and Van Manakas are masters of the guitar, and have toured and performed all over the world. Both have recorded multiple CDs and worked with some of the industry’s most notable players. You can visit their websites at and  

Join them on Sunday, May 5, at 2 p.m. at the Sullivan County Museum, which is located at 265 Main Street in Hurleyville.

The program is made possible with funding from a Sullivan County Arts and Heritage Grant, funded by the Sullivan County Legislature and administered by the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance.

The event is free. Donations will be gratefully accepted.  Call 845-434-8044 for more info, or visit the Sullivan County Historical Society website at