In Oneonta, a fun filled night is right around the corner! Check out the street puppets from our past festivities. Step off at 4, line up at 3.
This year features many awesome bands! Check out Driftwood, a fantastic folk ensemble out of Binghamton. Beautiful vocal melodies and phrasing.
First Night Oneonta is a fantastic New Year’s Eve celebration focused on the arts. Held in more than 200 cities worldwide, the festival is a wonderful way to bring in the New Year in an uplifting, alcohol-free atmosphere. Centered on Main Street Oneonta, First Night Oneonta has a splendid array of entertainment: Children’s activities in the afternoon, Poetry readings, a Fantastic parade and performances by great area musicians and dancers.
Catskill Symphony Orchestra
Walt Michael & Co. – Celtic, Appalachian recording Artist
Horseshoe Lounge Playboys – original Backwoods Americana
Dady Brothers – Irish
Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble
Driftwood – Excellent folk with great vocal harmonies
Samarai Pizza Cats – Ska, Reggae O-Theatre
Hopcity Hellcats – original/alt country
Chris Wolf Gould’s Jazz band
Sophie Gault Band – Blues acoustic rock O-Theatre
Kondrat Sisters – great singing group
Hobart Fire dept Pipe & Drums
Treadwell Trio – very avante guard
SkyanI – Khalil Jade’s trio of great singers
Joe & Adam Mish
Additional special thanks to LEAF
We are thrilled to welcome the Catskill Symphony Orchestra! 5 pm in the majestic Oneonta Theatre. Arrive early for best seats and feel free to bring a lap blanket.
There will be arts and crafts available for Children at Foothills Performing Arts Center from 5pm til 6pm. Hosted by the Oneonta World Of Learning.
Be sure to swing by the Wilbur Mansion at 11 Ford Avenue for a poetry reading at 2pm by renown area poets. Free.
First Night brings the festival parade along Main Street. Behold the Catskill Puppet Theater, performing at the foothills atrium at 6pm and 8pm.
Click on the Music link above then view and print our Schedule for most up to date times and venues.