Just Announced: Pink October Fundraiser Ft. Natalie Merchant

NATALIE MERCHANT TO PLAY TWO BENEFIT CONCERTS FOR RADIO WOODSTOCK’S 13th ANNUAL PINK OCTOBER FUNDRAISER

Official Press Release: (WDST, 106.5FM in Beacon) is proud to announce plans for its 13th annual Pink October Fundraiser on the weekend of October 21-23, 2011, benefitting breast cancer research at the Dyson Center for Cancer Care at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. Funds will be raised with a weekend-long Request-A-Thon, an online auction, and a pair of benefit concerts featuring Natalie Merchant.

 The historic Old Dutch Church in Kingston, NY, built in 1659, will host two intimate concerts featuring multi-platinum recording artist and Hudson Valley resident, Natalie Merchant, on Saturday, October 22nd.  Fans will be treated to music from Merchant and her band, featuring award-winning children’s musician Elizabeth Mitchell, for an early matinee performance at 2pm, and an evening show at 7pm. "I think this concert will be a wonderful community event,” says Natalie. “Elizabeth Mitchell and I have been making music together over the past year and I feel like I've found a true kindred spirit. We both share a passion for this cause." Ticket prices range from $35-$99 with a special ticket for children aged 3-12 years for only $10. Children under 3 years of age are free. Tickets are available online now at  http://wdst.com/