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Dorraine Scofield  ... is a Singer-Songwriter performing Rock (modern), Country, and Folk/Traditional music.

How do you say that name?!? It's like Lorraine with a 'D'. The name Dorraine comes from a Johnny Cash song that he recorded in the late '60's. The artist Dorraine comes from the hamlet of West Shokan, NY located in the Catskills near Woodstock. Born and raised there (also in the late '60's), she began playing violin at age 8 and got her first regular band gig at age 15 with The Suttons, a bluegrass band. Dorraine has been singing and playing upward of 50-100 shows per year ever since. Past bands include The Suttons, The Pontiacs, Wild East, Little Creek. Currently managing and performing in a popular 5-piece new country/rock cover band in the Hudson Valley known as Thunder Ridge, Dorraine also performs occasionally with the Phantoms Acapella, Head Soup and an acoustic originals trio called Blind Mice as well as making guest appearances with other artists if time permits. Kicking off 2010 as a guest at Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble, Dorraine has also shared the stage with artists such as Diamond Rio, John Sebastian, Cousin Brucie, Charlie Daniels, George Jones, Bill Stains, Little Texas, John Hall, Baillie and the Boys, Kathy Mattea, Waylon Jennings, Rockapella & Krishna Das just to name a few. She has also made appearances on radio stations:WAMC/Performance Place, WPDH in Poughkeepsie, NY; WTBQ in Florida, NY; WDST in Woodstock, NY; WRWD in Poughkeepsie, NY, Radio Woodstock on the Internet and on Wanda Fischer's Hudson River Sampler on WAMC/Northeast Public Radio network and with Jay Ungar & Molly Mason on their live WAMC radio show "Dancing on the Air", as well as at The Bitter End in NYC, the Towne Crier in Pawling, Caffe Lena as well as TV appearances on Poughkeepsie Live and Bobby Flay's Food Nation on The Food Network. Although involved in many recording projects throughout her music career with her own bands as well as guest spots on other artists' works, "I'm Gonna Sing" is her first solo CD, to be released in February 2005. The disc was mastered by Emily Lazar at the Lodge in NYC and includes guests Sara Lee, Eric Parker, Ronnie Sutton, Martin Keith, Robert Burke Warren and Ralph and Lucia Legnini & Katie Taylor. The title cut is being very well received in the music industry so far. The tunes on the CD are varied and have an easy-going melodic feel...mostly acoustic, and definitely come from her heart. Having sung leads and backups for many years, Scofield has a wide vocal range and adeptly belts out some edgier stuff along with crooning the softer stuff. (Think: somewhere between Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, Joni Mitchell, & the Indigo Girls). She also plays 6 & 12 string guitars, percussion and viola on the project.

Links
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Contact Info
Location: Ulster County, NY
Website: dorraine.com/
Email
Phone: (845) 399-2049

Videos
International Women's Day

The "Whatever Show" #20 Dorraine Scofield from Dave Laks on Vimeo.


Calendar for Dorraine Scofield
Sunday
July 15
2:00 pm
to
5:00 pm
Summer Music Festival
with Dorraine Scofield, THUNDER RIDGE
Country, Covers, and Dance
BELLEAYRE MOUNTAIN
Highmount, NY   See Map
Fun for all ages! Vendors, yummy food, beautiful sky rides and MUSIC!
Wednesday
July 18
6:30 pm
to
7:30 pm
Dorraine Scofield, THUNDER RIDGE
Country, Covers, and Dance
Ten Broeck Commons
1 Commons Drive
Lake Katrine, NY   See Map
Tuesday
July 24
7:00 pm
to
8:30 pm
FREE Concert In The Park
with Dorraine Scofield, Thunder Ridge
Country, Covers, and Dance
Greenvale Park (Poughkeepsie)
2260 New Hackensack Road (Route 376)
Poughkeepsie, NY   See Map
Enjoy a free fun evening of music in a park setting. Everyone welcome! Bring your dancing boots. There is a pavilion so it is a rain or shine event. If there is very bad weather then it will be held at The Senior Center.
Saturday
July 28
7:00 pm
to
10:00 pm
Camping Vacation!
with Dorraine Scofield, THUNDER RIDGE
Country, Covers, and Dance
Copake Camping Resort (formerly KOA)
2236 County Route 7
Copake, NY   See Map
Shipwrecked

Ahoy Land Lubbers, this weekend ye better embrace the wet water, as we've found our ship washed up on shore. We will walk the plank into the water blue and have such fun with all of you. From water duels to wet wagon ships, you won't stay dry matey, you'll surely drip. Bring your water guns and best pirate gear, we cannot wait to have you here! July 27-29 Book your weekend early! Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - Thunder Ridge
518-329-2811
Sunday
July 29
4:00 pm
to
8:00 pm
Summer Fest
with Dorraine Scofield, 3/5 of Thunder Ridge
Country, Covers, and Pop/Soft Rock
Crystal Brook Resort (Brauhaus)
430 Winter Clove Road
Round Top, NY   See Map
Come out to the Mountain Brauhaus for a very fun night. Brauhaus is now in its 70th season and is a wonderful family-run resort with a nice dance floor. Great food, and beer too! Check it out. 1-800-999-7376 JB Hunt, Chris Walsh & Dorraine will be the trio this evening and have been playing new country music together in the band for 26 years!
Tuesday
July 31
7:30 pm
to
8:30 pm
Opening Night
with Dorraine Scofield, Thunder Ridge
Country, Covers, and Dance
ULSTER COUNTY FAIR
Libertyville Rd
New Paltz, NY   See Map
Thunder Ridge takes the main stage at 7:00pm to kick off the Ulster County Fair. Lots of fun for everyone!
Thursday
August 9
7:00 pm
to
9:00 pm
Free Concert on the Waterfront
with Dorraine Scofield, Thunder Ridge
Country, Covers, and Dance
Heart of Catskill Summer Concert Series
Dutchman's Landing
Catskill, NY   See Map
FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK, HEART OF CATSKILL SUMMER CONCERT SERIES! DUTCHMAN’S LANDING, all the way down to the river on Main St, Catskill, NY ; FOOD FUN & MUSIC FOR ALL AGES (if it rains, the location will be at the Catskill Point warehouse across the street-bring your dnacing boots or sneakers & a chair!) FIREWORKS SPONSORED BY SAWYER MOTORS
Friday
August 10
7:30 pm
to
10:00 pm
All Aboard!!!
with Dorraine Scofield, and Thunder Ridge
Country, Covers, and Dance
Hudson River Cruise/Rip Van Winkle
Rondout Landing
Kingston, NY   See Map
Reserve tickets early for this very fun and beautiful Hudson River Cruise aboard the Rip Van Winkle (21 and older only) (845) 340-4700 (rain or shine unless cancelled by Hudson River Cruises) These concerts often sell out-please don't wait to reserve tix! Boarding begins at 7:00pm
Saturday
August 11
6:00 pm
to
8:00 pm
Free concert in the park
with Dorraine Scofield, THUNDER RIDGE
Country, Covers, and Dance
Mine-Kill State Park
North Blenheim, NY   See Map
A beautiful setting for a fun night of free music for all ages. Bring a chair or a blanket and maybe some cowboy boots and enjoy!
Saturday
August 18
7:00 pm
Little World's Fair
with Dorraine Scofield, THUNDER RIDGE
Country, Covers, and Dance
Grahamsville Fairgrounds
Rt 55A
Grahamsville, NY   See Map
This is a good old-fashioned fair with plenty to see and do for all ages.Plenty of music, entertainment, rides, food, beer and vendors as well as 4-H. Fireworks at night! Thunder Ridge goes on before and after the fireworks.

Special thanks to the Neversink Agricultural Society for making this fair so special.
Thursday
August 23
6:00 pm
to
9:00 pm
Ladies 'Night
with Dorraine Scofield, JB Hunt
Acoustic, Pop/Soft Rock, and Americana
Chicken Run
5639 State Rt 23
Windham, NY   See Map
Low price cocktail menu, appetizers, dinner specials and light bites, specialty salads, specialty wing flavors along with acoustic live music!
Sunday
September 2
5:00 pm
to
7:00 pm
Gazebo Grand Opening
with Dorraine Scofield, Thunder Ridge
Country, Covers, and Dance
Big Indian Park
8280 NY Rt 28
Big Indian , NY   See Map
Welcome to the new gazebo in Big Indian Park! Free music, hamburgers and hotdogs donated by the fire department.
Saturday
September 8
2:30 pm
to
6:00 pm
Olive Day
with Dorraine Scofield, Thunder Ridge
Country, Covers, and Dance
Davis Park
Watson Hollow Road/Peekamoose Rd/County Rt 42
West Shokan, NY   See Map
Olive Day is a day long community event for the Town of Olive. There will be plenty of things to do for people of all ages . Food, fun, contests, vendors dancing and music. Fun for everyone!
Saturday
September 29
8:00 pm
to
12:00 am
September Celebration
with Dorraine Scofield, 3/5 of Thunder Ridge
Country, Covers, and Pop/Soft Rock
Crystal Brook Resort (Brauhaus)
430 Winter Clove Road
Round Top, NY   See Map
Come out to the Mountain Brauhaus for a very fun night. Brauhaus is now in its 70th season and is a wonderful family-run resort with a nice dance floor. Great food, and beer too! Check it out. 1-800-999-7376 JB Hunt, Chris Walsh & Dorraine will be the trio this evening and have been playing new country music together in the band for 26 years!
Saturday
October 6
1:00 pm
to
3:00 pm
Pumpkin Festival
with Dorraine Scofield, Thunder Ridge
Country, Covers, and Dance
Grahamsville Fairgrounds
Grahamsville, NY   See Map
An annual harvest festival rain or shine under a pavilion with lots of fun things and yummy food for all ages.
Saturday
October 20
8:00 pm
to
12:00 am
Schlactfest Celebration
with Dorraine Scofield, 3/5 of Thunder Ridge
Country, Covers, and Pop/Soft Rock
Crystal Brook Resort (Brauhaus)
430 Winter Clove Road
Round Top, NY   See Map
Come out to the Mountain Brauhaus for a very fun night. Brauhaus is now in its 70th season and is a wonderful family-run resort with a nice dance floor. Great food, and beer too! Check it out. 1-800-999-7376 JB Hunt, Chris Walsh & Dorraine will be the trio this evening and have been playing new country music together in the band for 26 years!

CDs by Dorraine Scofield

 
 I'm Gonna Sing 2005
Singer-Songwriter, Country, and Rock (modern)
"Brilliant stuff...Every song is a piece of candy" - Country Notes Magazine
Listen
 
 Phantoms Acapella 2001
Covers
A totally acapella cd with some tunes that spans several decades...recorded virtually "live"!
Listen
 
 Blind Mice - Coming Home 1999
Acoustic, Folk/Traditional, and Singer-Songwriter
Dorraine Scofield, Joe Veillette & Mike McDonough write songs on this cd. Guest appearances by Jerry Marotta & John Sebastian
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