Music Inn was the best venue ever! Miss those heady days big time. Best wishes to David.
The Music Inn was a jewel of the Berkshires. I saw many concerts there. Alas, I saved only one ticket stub, as attached.
The Music Inn was one of the BEST things to happen musically to the Berkshires!! I was there all of the time in the early 70's...saw dozens of awesome artists from the Eagles, James Taylor, Judy Collins, Joan Baez, Donovan, Arlo, so many I can't list all of them. It will always be one of my favorite memories! I wish we had something like this today! There's nothing even close to the Music Inn!
I saw some of the BEST shows of my life in the summers of 1974 and 1975 at the Barn.....so memorable, such a perfect place. Mose Alison, Bonnie Raitt, BRUCE! What a remarkable place.
I wish I could go back in time to those idyllic summers, those magical evenings. Ain't I the lucky one?
I worked at Toad Hall in 1977 and ran Toad Hall in 1979. Fabulous memories... I'd love to share with those who were there...
I used to love being out there and looking up at a sea of balloons high in the sky on a summer afternoon.
Saw part of a documentary about the history of the Music Barn/Inn while at Kripalu. I would love to be able to purchase or get a copy of the documentary. My aunt's husband is highly connected with the Lincoln Center and musician's worldwide and this would be a true asset to all music lovers.
Amazing memories of great music-!the Tanglewood for the new generation in the 70's
When Googling Stephanie Barber, I came upon your website. What memories!! I'm a practicing physician who worked as a waiter/busboy/dishwasher/head waiter at Music Inn for several years in the late 50's, even when I was going to med school. I became acquainted (by waiting tables) with Milt Jackson, John Lewis, Percy Heath, Dizzy, and Dave Brubeck and many other musicians during those years. Ben Barber and I were friends and I remember Stephanie and Philip and Woodie very well. I lived in the Barn, went to every jazz concert and used to sneak under the fence at Tanglewood whenever I was free. It was a wonderful life experience for me. You can use my email address. I also have a website: smartpediatricadvice.com.
My favorite venue. My ears rang for 4 days after sitting down front for Hot Tuna! Hahahaha! a personal "best". What ever became of the tapes from the guy with the nagra reel to reel encased in a plastic backpack that I used to see wandering around? Do those concert tapes exist?
Glad to see your website. I have find memories of the place as it was a terrific venue with great acts.
Correct me if I'm wrong but didn't Officer Obie show up one evening at a Byrds concert and shut the electrified set down due to noise drowning out Tanglewood?
Also- I remember seeing the Souther, Hillman, & Furay band there but it's not listed in your retrospective program. Also Steeleye Span ( I think same program )
Keep it going!
Ran barbeque chicken stand with Chip Barber. So many great shows. Thank you Music Inn.
Grew up in Pittsfield and credit the Music Inn for my life long love of jazz.
Hello great concert the other night at the colonial with"Jay and the Americans". I was the one who won the autographed guitar.
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