Holiday Cabaret

Holiday Cabaret

Our 2022 Wassail Weekend Event

Saturday, December 10

7:30 pm

In the Hayloft at ArtisTree

Music Director:  Bob Merrill

Host: Jill Clough

Featured Vocalists: Jill Clough & Sorcha Cribben-Merrill

Our Cabaret Band:

Bob Merrill – Piano and Vocals
Ted Mortimer – Guitar/Vocals
Peter Concilio – Bass
Thal Aylward – Fiddle
Sorcha Cribben-Merrill – Guitar/Fiddle/Vocals
Mark van Gulden – Drums
Kathleen Dolan – Flute

Tickets $25 – Includes dessert table – Cash bar


It is early to understand the Covid risks likely in December, but masks may be required in the audience.

More info: contact us.

Pianist Bob Merrill directs this holiday celebration featuring vocalist and host Jill Clough and musician and vocalist Sorcha Cribben-Merrill (also Guitar/Fiddle). Our cabaret sound is brought full by Ted Mortimer on Guitar/Vocals, Peter Concilio on Bass, Thal Aylward on Fiddle, Mark van Gulden on Drums, and Kathleen Dolan on Flute. This is truly an evening spent with old friends playing favorite seasonal music which warms the heart.

Bob Merrill (Music Director, piano) has been playing piano for over 60 years, performing for over 50, and playing professionally for over 40 years. He is comfortable in jazz, rock, and country genres, has performed in many theater productions, and leads Tango Norte, a popular local tango orchestra. He also creates original piano scores for silent films. A Pomfret resident for over 30 years, he now makes his home in Wilder.

Some images from our previous years of Holiday Cabaret: in ArtisTree’s Hayloft (2015, 2016) and at the Grange Theatre (2017).