Win Tickets to See Dan Zanes and Friends: Family Dance Party (Deadline 10/19/09)

Win Free Tickets to See
DAN ZANES AND FRIENDS: FAMILY DANCE PARTY

At the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall in Amherst, MA

SHOWTIME:
Friday, October 23rd at 7pm
Family Fun Pre-Show Party begins at 6pm

Hilltown Families and the UMass Fine Arts Center have partnered up to offer a chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets to see Dan Zanes and Friends: Family Dance Party at the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall on the UMass campus in Amherst, MA on Friday, October 23rd.  Festivities begin at 6pm. This is an ASL interpreted event. Find out how to enter to win below.

ABOUT DAN ZANES

Concerts by Dan Zanes & Friends are always cause for celebration, filled with singing and dancing to songs brimming with warmth, wisdom and wonderful music. The Grammy-Award Winner is joined by his “beautifully scruffy, harmonically precise, spirited, and better-than-ever band” and they’ll be singing songs in both English and Spanish with their own homespun style giving you the feeling that a bunch of wildly talented friends and neighbors just got together to throw a party . . . and everyone’s invited.

PRE-SHOW EVENTS

Family Fun Pre-Show Party
Please come at 6 PM for a pre-show party for families. There will be hands-on craft activities and healthy snacks for everyone while they last.

Arts Give Back
Please bring a new or gently used book to donate to Link to Libraries. Link to Libraries collects and distributes new and gently used books to elementary school libraries and nonprofit organizations to enhance the language and literacy skills of children of all cultural backgrounds. Please visit their site (www.linkstolibraries.org) for a list of preferred books or bring some goodies from your personal collection.

LET’S SWEETEN THE POT

The winner will receive four copies of a Dan Zane’s album to give to friends and family, courtesy of the UMass Fine Arts Center.

HOW TO WIN

Your chance to win a family 4-pack of  tickets to see Dan Zanes and Friends: Family Dance Party at the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall on the UMass campus in Amherst, MA, plus four copies a copy of a Dan Zanes CD is as easy as 1-2-3 (4)!  To win simply:

  1. POST A COMMENT BELOW and be sure to tell us your
  2. FULL NAME and where you
  3. LIVE (TOWN/STATE) You must include your town and state to be eligible.
  4. ACCURATE EMAIL (we never share your email address).
  5. We’ll randomly draw a winner and will share the results below.

IT’S THAT SIMPLE! — Deadline is Monday, 10/19/09 @ 7pm (EST).

If you don’t win you should still go! Tickets are available at the UMass Fine Arts box office, online at UMass Fine Arts Center or by calling 545-2511 or 1-800-999-UMAS.

Click here to listen and subscribe to the Hilltown Family Variety Show Podcast!

56 Comments

  1. October 21, 2009 at 10:31 am

    I have GREAT NEWS! Thanks to the wonderful generosity of the Fine Arts Center at UMass, we have three more family 4-pack of free tickets to offer to three more participants of our Dan Zanes and Friends Giveaway. Using Random.org the following families have been selected to receive a free family 4-pack of tickets:

    Deborah Doulette of Whately, MA
    Julie Russell of Granby, MA
    Minuet Fusto of Greenfield, MA

    These three additional families the lucky winners of 4-tickets to see Dan Zanes and Friends this Friday night at the Fine Arts Center at UMass in Amherst, MA! Congratulations, and HAVE FUN!

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  2. marianne yenouskas said,

    October 21, 2009 at 5:59 am

    WE LOVE HIM!!

    Northampton MA

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  3. October 20, 2009 at 4:46 am

    Congratulations to Jessica Day of Leyden, MA. She is the lucky winner of 4-tickets to see Dan Zanes and Friends this Friday night at the Fine Arts Center at UMass in Amherst, selected by random.org. She will also receive 4 copies a copy of a Dan Zanes CD to keep or give to friends.

    Big thanks to the kind folks at the Fine Arts Center at UMass in Amherst for partnering with Hilltown Families to offer this fantastic giveaway.

    If you didn’t win and you still want to go to see Dan Zanes and Friends, order your tickets here: http://www.umass.edu/fac/calendar/centerseries/events/DanZane.html or call the box office at 545-2511 or 1-800-999-UMAS.

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  4. Sue Michalski said,

    October 18, 2009 at 5:43 pm

    We would love to go!

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  5. Amy Hill said,

    October 17, 2009 at 9:43 pm

    We’ve never had the chance to see him, but I’ve heard great things.

    Sunderland, MA

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  6. Christine said,

    October 16, 2009 at 10:28 pm

    We’d love to see Dan Zanes.

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  7. Jacqueline Scott said,

    October 16, 2009 at 11:05 am

    We love Dan Zanes in Northampton MA!

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  8. Marc Shaw said,

    October 15, 2009 at 9:16 am

    Hey, I read a lot of blogs on a daily basis and for the most part, people lack substance but, I just wanted to make a quick comment to say GREAT blog!…..I”ll be checking in on a regularly now….Keep up the good work! :)

    – Marc Shaw

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  9. erin said,

    October 14, 2009 at 8:06 am

    Would LOVE to take our son to see Dan Zanes!

    Erin Newman-Long
    Holyoke, MA

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  10. Jake Mayer said,

    October 13, 2009 at 12:41 pm

    We have driven to Somerville to see DZ & Friends. It would be great to hear in our own back yard!

    Greenfield, MA

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  11. Lilly Lombard said,

    October 11, 2009 at 4:59 pm

    We’re in Northampton, MA Love the Zanes. Thanks!

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  12. Kim Schmitt said,

    October 10, 2009 at 8:03 pm

    My husband and I saw Dan Zanes at the 2003 Newport Folk Festival when my oldest (now 6yr.) was only 9 months old. We’ve been listening to him ever since and would love for my youngest (presently 1yr old) to see him for the first time. Thank you for the opportunity.

    – Kim
    Easthampton, MA

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  13. Melissa Power-Greene said,

    October 10, 2009 at 9:33 am

    Love Dane! Sounds like a blast!! -Northampton, MA

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  14. Mimi Kaplan said,

    October 9, 2009 at 8:44 pm

    Our whole family loves listening to Dan Zanes, and especially our son! I hope we’ll be able to go!

    Haydenville, MA

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  15. Carole Lynch said,

    October 9, 2009 at 2:00 pm

    My boys would love to go to this show. Thanks for the chance!

    Pelham, MA

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  16. noel raley said,

    October 4, 2009 at 9:22 pm

    we went last time and his show blew the kids away! can’t wait to go this year again….

    florence, ma

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  17. Molly Mast said,

    October 4, 2009 at 8:19 am

    Hi! I’ve just learned of Dan Zane’s wacky music and can’t wait to introduce my kids!!

    Erving, MA

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  18. Minuet Fusto said,

    October 2, 2009 at 1:42 pm

    Wow, Dan Zanes coming to Amherst! My daughter, Angelina, used to watch him on television and LOVED IT. This will bring back some awesome songs and its memories. Thanks Hilltown Families for this opportunity.

    Greenfield, Massachusetts

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  19. Teru Jellerette-Nolan said,

    October 2, 2009 at 10:21 am

    WE love Dan Zane!! and would love a family fun night out:))

    Shutesbury, MA

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  20. Catherine Scott said,

    October 2, 2009 at 5:32 am

    My son LOVES Dan Zanes!

    Springfield, MA

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  21. September 30, 2009 at 12:45 pm

    We cockadoodle do around our kitchen all the time!! We would love to go to a Dan Zanes house partry! Whoever wins will be luck to see him and his friends!

    Suzy Canter Kirsch, Florence, MA

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  22. Mayumi Fraser said,

    September 28, 2009 at 12:58 pm

    We all love Dan Zanes! Amherst, MA

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  23. susan joel said,

    September 27, 2009 at 5:47 pm

    dan zanes is the best! we’ve got our fingers crossed.

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  24. Suzanne Holt said,

    September 26, 2009 at 8:25 am

    We have loved Dan Zanes for years. Would be so great for my kids to dance like crazy at the show!!!
    The Holts, Belchertown, MA

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  25. lauren abend said,

    September 25, 2009 at 12:23 pm

    our family loves dan zanes-i hope we win!

    Buckland, MA

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  26. Eva Passalacqua said,

    September 25, 2009 at 11:49 am

    We will be there! (Even better if it’s free!)
    Florence, MA

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  27. Julie Russell said,

    September 25, 2009 at 9:18 am

    Would love to attend. My husband and son saw them in Boston. Now let me in on the fun too!!!

    Holyoke, MA
    however hopefully by October 23 we will be Granby, MA (“hopefully” closing on a home in mid-October)

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  28. Dawn Cordeiro said,

    September 24, 2009 at 9:07 pm

    My kids would love to see Dan Zanes

    Holyoke, MA

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  29. Zach Howard said,

    September 24, 2009 at 2:57 pm

    Crossing my fingers

    Zach Howard, Conway MA

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  30. Dennis Thompson said,

    September 24, 2009 at 9:52 am

    Northampton MA

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  31. Will Bundy said,

    September 24, 2009 at 8:30 am

    Whoever gets to go is very lucky!
    In our family, I am, in everyway, the biggest fan of all.

    Plainfield, MA

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  32. Daniel Kramer said,

    September 24, 2009 at 7:50 am

    Northampton, MA

    We’d love to go!

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  33. Karin Perlman said,

    September 24, 2009 at 7:00 am

    Count me in! We would love to get to go to the show!!

    Northampton, MA

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  34. Laura Mazza said,

    September 24, 2009 at 5:45 am

    Fia – my 7yo- loves Dan hope we can get to see him!!!
    Florence

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  35. Alexa Flanders said,

    September 23, 2009 at 8:28 pm

    We live in Conway, MA and we love Dan Zanes. Who doesn’t?

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  36. Deborah Doulette said,

    September 23, 2009 at 7:24 pm

    Love Zanes, love dancing, love having a good healthy family night out!

    Whately, MA

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  37. Lei Fay said,

    September 23, 2009 at 3:24 pm

    We love dan zanes!
    easthampton, ma

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  38. Susan Shea said,

    September 23, 2009 at 1:59 pm

    We LOVE Dan Zanes!!

    Norwell, MA

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  39. Cheryl Lemire said,

    September 23, 2009 at 12:36 pm

    This would be fun! We love Dan Zanes and we sure do love to dance!

    Currently living in Easthampton
    Moving to Chesterfield very soon!!

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  40. elizabeth a. jensen said,

    September 23, 2009 at 12:30 pm

    we would love to go to a party! thank you! from, the jensen family in leeds,ma.

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  41. Jeff Kelley said,

    September 23, 2009 at 11:15 am

    Easthampton, MA

    Hook us up! :)

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  42. Tina Cornell said,

    September 23, 2009 at 9:26 am

    I think it’s more for us than for Summer, Bring on the Family Dance party!!!

    West Chesterfield, MA

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  43. John Grossman said,

    September 23, 2009 at 9:03 am

    We all love Dan Zanes and have a soft spot for the Del Fuegos!

    Holyoke, MA

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  44. Valle Dwight said,

    September 23, 2009 at 8:42 am

    We’d love these tix!
    valle dwight, florence, ma

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  45. Jennifer Gottlieb said,

    September 23, 2009 at 8:14 am

    We love Dan Zanes!

    Florence, MA

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  46. Jessica Day said,

    September 23, 2009 at 7:59 am

    Dan Zanes = FUN! What’s better than “Father Goose?!?”

    Leyden, MA

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  47. Sage Myska said,

    September 23, 2009 at 7:16 am

    We love Dan Zanes!
    Whitingham VT

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  48. marian kent said,

    September 23, 2009 at 6:47 am

    Easthampton
    Yippee family dance with Dan Zanes & Friends!!

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  49. September 23, 2009 at 6:41 am

    another grea give away Sienna
    tony(a) lemos, Ashfield MA

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  50. September 23, 2009 at 6:08 am

    Andrea Turowsky, Shelburne, MA
    we love Dan Zanes, cockadoodle doodle doo!

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  51. Jara Malikin said,

    September 23, 2009 at 5:19 am

    Dan Zanes is the best!! Florence, MA

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  52. Rory Dexter said,

    September 23, 2009 at 3:56 am

    Dan Zanes, we’re ready!
    Pelham, Ma

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  53. Lyza Fennell said,

    September 22, 2009 at 2:25 pm

    yea! Dan Zanes!!!

    We live in Southampton, MA!

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  54. Karen said,

    September 22, 2009 at 1:55 pm

    Karen Bayne, Northampton MA!
    We love Dan Zanes…I mean my 3 and 5 year olds do….I mean, well, we all love him!

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  55. Ellen Ferris said,

    September 22, 2009 at 1:54 pm

    I’m in! Who doesn’t love Dan Zanes??

    South Hadley, MA

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  56. Nelson Geis said,

    September 22, 2009 at 1:50 pm

    Hatfield, MA

    Firsties?

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