Local musicians playing a wide variety of old time, original, country and folk
Singer, Songwriter, and Vocalist. Drawing on his original musical influences – 1960’s folk music and the British invasion – Joe enjoys playing a lot of the classics from that era.
Playing jazz standards
The Tanglewood Wine & Food Classic features wines from around the world, East Coast chefs and locally sourced foods, enjoyed in an incomparable setting on the Tanglewood grounds. New this year is The Best of the Berkshires Cocktail Reception opening event on Thursday, August 7. Chef Brian Alberg will participate in the reception and dinner and prepare Mediterranean-style Lila’s Mountain Lamb with Farm Girl Farm Cucumber and Radish Salad.
For more info visit, bso.org/brands/tanglewood/tickets-events/tanglewood-wine-and-food-classic.aspx.
On Sunday, August 31, the Outstanding in the Field (OITF) bus will be arriving in the Berkshires at Lila’s Farm in Great Barrington for the second year in a row. Chef Brian Alberg and his crew from The Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge will be manning the field kitchen and presenting a five-course meal to 220 guests. This nationally recognized event presents an opportunity for the Berkshires to make known its historical roots in agriculture and to promote the food culture of the region, especially the strong ties between farmers and chefs and the collaborative practice of farm-to-table values in the region. This event will be OITF’s largest event of the 2014 season and Brian Alberg’s third event with OITF.
For more info, visit outstandinginthefield.com/event/lilas-farm/.
Alberg will present a solo dinner at the James Beard Foundation featuring a menu inspired by favorite foods he has experienced at top restaurant meals throughout the country. This dinner will be in addition to Chef Alberg’s curated team dinner when he invites a group of like-minded Berkshire chefs to collaborate and present the multifaceted culinary artisanship of the region. The “Berkshire Cure-All Dinner” took place in March and the September date will be Alberg’s 12th visit to the James Beard House.
For more info, visit jamesbeard.org/events.
WGBH will host their third annual Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival featuring some of the finest farms, producers, restaurants, wineries and breweries in this region. In 2014, they will be expanding their focus of New England food culture, bringing together a larger and more diverse group of food industry professionals from the far corners of New England to the streets of Boston. Chef Brian Alberg will participate in the Opening Reception and Marketplace and present a Culinary Demo featuring his reception menu item.
For more info, visit wgbh.org/foodwine/festival.cfm.
The seventh annual Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Food & Wine will provide access to 500 renowned chefs, culinary personalities and favorite Food Network stars and feature 100 wineries and spirits producers at beautiful and interesting event venues throughout New York City including the Culinary Compound at Piers 92 and 94. Chef Brian Alberg will participate in the Gala and prepare a Chilled Berry Patch Farm Summer Ratatouille with Howden Farm Sweet Corn Soup and Mill River Farm Microgreens.
For more info, visit nycwff.org.