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Yaddo Summer Benefit to Feature Suzanne Vega on June 20

Suzanne Vega on stage at UPH in April 2023. Vega returns to Saratoga Springs in June when she performs at Yaddo’s annual summer benefit.  Photo by Thomas Dimopoulos. Suzanne Vega on stage at UPH in April 2023. Vega returns to Saratoga Springs in June when she performs at Yaddo’s annual summer benefit. Photo by Thomas Dimopoulos.

SARATOGA SPRINGS —Yaddo’s annual Summer Benefit will take place on the grounds of the historic artist retreat at 7 p.m. on June 20. 

Heralded as The Party of the Season, this year’s event features singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega in a performance under the stars.

Vega last performed in Saratoga Springs in April 2023, kicking off her U.S. Northeast tour at Universal Preservation Hall where she performed an 18-song set that included “Luka,” “Small Blue Thing,” “Marlena on the Wall,” “Left of Center,” “Tom’s Diner,” and a poignantly beautiful “Walk On The Wild Side” encore, featuring all of Lou Reed’s original words.

The annual summer benefit champion artists and Yaddo’s crucial role in culture. Tickets and information go to: yaddo.org. 

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