Kate Pierson's Woodstock premiere performance of 'Guitars and Microphones'

For the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild Ceramics Expansion Project

Friday, August 28, 7:30 – 10:30 pm
Byrdcliffe Barn, 485 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock

Local resident, Kate Pierson of the B52's is lending her voice and incredible talent in support of the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild's efforts to expand the existing Ceramics Studio. Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime intimate evening with this world famous singer/songwriter and take a tour of the studio. Your donations and ticket purchases will help us to:

• Convert lower barn space to accommodate five community studio rentals
• Expand our kiln shed and construct a car kiln for artists and community use for large piece firings
• Add additional classes such as Raku, Hand Building and Tile Making to our roster of existing Wheel Throwing classes
• Winterize the Ceramics Studio for extended use and rentals

Please help make this a huge success by underwriting Kate's Concert. Sponsorship levels include:

-Kiln God: $2,000 includes 8 tickets, event T-Shirts, B52’s memorabilia PLUS pre-concert VIP cocktail reception and Kate’s after party access

-Studio Angel: $1,000 includes 4 tickets, event T-Shirts, pre-concert VIP cocktail reception and Kate’s after party access

-Master Craftsman: $500 includes 2 tickets, event T-Shirts, pre-concert VIP cocktail reception and Kate’s after party access

-Resident Artist: $250 includes 1 ticket, event T-Shirt, pre-concert VIP cocktail reception and Kate’s after party access

The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your sponsorship will be tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Tickets: $75 for concert admission or $150 for the concert and access to an exclusive meet & greet and cocktail reception with Kate Pierson.
Please don't wait to purchase tickets as there is limited capacity (only 170 people) in the Byrdcliffe Barn!!


Kate Pierson Concert Benefit - Kiln God sponsorship: $2,000.00

Kate Pierson Concert Benefit - Studio Angel sponsorship : $1,000.00

Kate Pierson Concert Benefit - Master Craftsman sponsorship: $500.00

Kate Pierson Concert Benefit - Resident Artist sponsorship: $250.00

I'd love to come but can't, here is my donation of ____________ to help renovate the studio!


Kate Pierson Concert - Ticket and Meet & Greet: $150.00

Kate Pierson Concert - General Admission Ticket: $75.00


Corporate Sponsor:
Miller/Howard Investments, Inc.

Organization Sponsor:
Daniel and Leah Rubenstein, on behalf of the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum

Kiln God:
Miller/Howard Investments, Inc.

Studio Angels:
Linda and Bruce Bodner
Joan Lonergan - Coldwell Banker Village Green Realty
Luminary Publishing | Chronogram
Benjamin Prosky and Jozef Sulik
Paul Washington

Master Craftsmen:
Anne and Jim Bailey - Bailey Pottery Equipment Corporation
Joseph Belluck
Henry T. Ford and Michael Knauth
Bill Frankel
Sally Grossman
Ryan & Ryan Insurance Brokers, Inc.
Ulster Savings Bank
Michelle Warman

Resident Artists:
Suzy Edwards
Rebecca Horner
Machiko Kashiwagi
Kate's Lazy Meadow
Lonergan & Lonergan Attorneys at Law
Richard Merck - Merck CPAs & Consultants
Holly Strutt Law PLLC
White Line Studio - Jaqbelcher.com
Laurie Ylvisaker

Other Sponsors:
Debra Adair
Adams Fairacre Farms
Hickory BBQ and Smokehouse
H Houst & Son, Inc.
Judith Kuppersmith
Malone's Wine & Liquor
Carol and Philip Monteleoni
Anthony J. Moore
Organic Nectars
Pardee's Insurance Agency
Yankee Folly Cidery

We thank Kate Pierson for her generous gift of performing for the Byrdcliffe Barn Restoration and Expansion project. Last but certainly not least, we are very grateful to Linda Bodner, Monica Coleman, Rich Conti and Joan Lonergan for organizing this amazing benefit concert!