On Friday, August 30, Michael Century will perform on piano and accordion at a benefit for the Collar City Ramble at Carmen’s Café, 198 First Street in Troy. He will be accompanied by James Hanford (violin) and Kimberley Dolanski (voice)
A full Tapas menu, plus wine, beer, and sangria, will be available and posted online at CarmensCafeTroy.com. The cover charge of $5 will benefit The Ramble. A collection will also be taken to support alternative transportation in Troy.
Performances will start at 6 and 8pm (separate admission). For reservations call (518) 326-2064 (strongly recommended).
6pm: Piano solos including Century originals and light classics, pop and jazz; then violin and piano with James Hanford performing Piazzolla, klezmer and Balkan folk tunes, Ravel, and Strauss.
8pm: Kimberley Dolanski interprets a full set of George Gershwin and Cole Porter classics, with Century closing on solo accordion.