k.d. lang Kicks Off Belleayre Music Festival Sunday, July 3
June 20, 2011 Highmount, NY – Hundreds of people turned out over the weekend to enjoy to the spectacular weather at the Belleayre Beach at Pine Hill Lake as the summer season kicked off on Saturday, June 18 at the NYSDEC day use area. The Belleayre Beach day use area offers facility amenities such as a white-sand swimming beach with lifeguards on duty, kayak, rowboat and paddle boat rentals, BBQ facilities and rentable pavilion space with electricity and grills for private parties, reunions and other gatherings. The facility will be open to the public full-time through Labor Day from 10am – 6pm Monday through Friday and 10am – 7:30pm on the weekends. 2011 is the fourth year that the Aqua School at Belleayre Beach will be offering aquatics programming for children and adults. Be sure to visit Belleayre’s website for class and specialty workshop listings; call now to make reservations because registration is limited. Eco-Adventures are scheduled on weekends throughout the summer offering local nature activities free of charge to all guests such as making walking sticks, informative talks about nature, the Junior Naturalist Program for Kids and more. Be sure to visit www.belleayre.com for programming details on activities to take place this summer at the Belleayre Beach.
The Belleayre Music Festival begins its 2011 Summer Concert Series on Sunday, July 3 featuring superstar k. d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang with special guests the Belle Brigade. Other featured acts in this eclectic music lineup include Broadway star Tommy Tune, the legendary Creedence Clearwater Revisited, country star Clint Black, the smooth sounds of Mary Chapin Carpenter, the annual Belleayre Festival Opera with La Traviata, and more. The 2011 Concert Series will close Labor Day Weekend on Saturday, September 3 with banjo legend Bela Fleck and the Flecktones. Stay tuned to the Belleayre Music Festival at www.belleayremusic.org for the entire festival schedule. Visit www.belleayre.com for all Belleayre Mountain event details.
Belleayre Mountain is a year-round outdoor recreation area in the Catskill Mountains operated by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The Belleayre Music Festival is a non-profit 501c3 organization that partners with Belleayre Mountain to promote art and culture in the Catskill Mountains.