June 2010 Newsletter

Greetings, friends! Welcome to the second edition of our Caffè Lena History Project newsletter. May 21st, 2010 marked Caffè Lena’s 50th year! In Saratoga Springs where it all began, the Caffè’s community (along with some special friends including Jim Kweskin, Geoff Muldaur, Arlo Guthrie and Robin & Linda Williams) celebrated America’s oldest continuously running folk coffeehouse, recognized today as a national treasure. The grandmother of the folk music scene kicked off her golden birthday with a visit from the New York Folks Arts Roundtable gathering on Wednesday night, held its much loved Open Mic on Thursday night, continued with a Friday night performance that also announced plans for our upcoming renovation campaign, held an all day...

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