Gwen Laster and Gameboard Perform at Boscobel

Featured on July 23 as part of Music in the Mansion

Gather in the magnificent stairway in the grand entry hall of Boscobel House on July 23 for one in a series of musical events in the mansion. Violinist and composer Gwen Laster will be performing “eclectro” acoustic original music with her ensemble, Gameboard, featuring Ken McGloin, acoustic/electric guitar, Damon Banks, electric bass, and Brahim Fribgane, oud/cahon.

Gwen Laster

Clockwise from top: Gameboard members Ken McGloin, Damon Banks, Gwen Laster and Brahim Fribgone. (Courtesy of Boscobel.)

Laster has collaborated with various popular, jazz and global music artists giving her a diverse set of skills and musical sensibilities. These artists include Alicia Keys, Haitian vocalist Emeline Michel, Leroy Jenkins, Jamaican vocalist Beres Hammond, Adam Rudolph, Aretha Franklin, Anthony Braxton and many others. For more information about Gwen, please visit her website at

The concert takes place Monday, July 23. If weather permits, feel free to pack a picnic, enter the grounds at 5 p.m. and enjoy the spectacular view.

The performance is general seating on stairs and chairs and costs $25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. The evening begins indoors at 7 p.m., continuing until approximately 8 p.m., and ends with a casual chat with musicians and CD sales. Tickets can be purchased during business hours in person, over the phone or online at For more information, visit or call 845-265-3638.

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