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Meet the team!


Carli Scolforo (she/her)
Production Assistant & Instagram Live Host
Carli Scolforo is a 2021 Siena College graduate with a love for live music, writing and audio production.
Dave Hayes (he/him)
Festival Weather Consultant
Dave Hayes is a western MA regional weather reporter and writer, who puts his own personal twist on weather reporting with humor, gratitude, and a focus on the four westernmost counties of MA: Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden.
Eugene Carr (he/him)
Festival Director
Cellist & arts executive turned tech entrepreneur with a passion for the Berkshires.
Leo Hidy (he/him)
Tech Wizard
Oberlin Class of 2023. Double Major in Economics and Comparative American Studies.


Harvey Shapiro, Sargoy Stein Rosen & Shapiro
Erik Bruun, CEO, SoCo Creamery
Leigh Davis, Member, Select Board, Great Barrington, MA
Kathleen Drohan, Vice President, Public Relations, New World Symphony
Robin Helfand, Owner & "Sweet Chief" Robin's Candy
Seth Keyes, General Manager, Saint James Place
Ellyn Kusmin, Director of Studio Operations/ Assistant to James Taylor
Paul Miller, NeverDark Arts Consulting
Mark Pruhenski, Town Manager, Great Barrington, MA
Richard Stanley, Real Estate Developer
Karin Watkins, Director of Finance and Administration, Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
International Busking Festival Advisors
Bath Fringe Festival
Steve Henwood, Co-Artistic Director
Wendy Matthews, Co-Artistic Director

Festival of Fools
Zach Williamson, Festival Director 

Fremantle International Street Arts Festival
Brendan Coleman, Creative Producer 

Galway International Arts Festival
Kirsty Warren, Digital Marketing Executive 
Carly Zimmerman, Volunteer Manager and Resource Development Assistant 

Halifax Busker Festival
Christina Edwards, Senior Event Director
 Kim Hendrickson, President  

Key West Sunset Celebration -- Key West Cultural Preservation Society
Ryan Stimers, Treasurer of the Sunset Celebration 

Lawrence Buskerfest
Richard Renner, Festival Producer

Minnesota Fringe Festival
Dawn Bentley, Executive Director  

Orlando Fringe Festival
Brian Sikorski, Marketing Director 

Sidewalk Detroit Festival
Augusta Morrison, Program Strategist
Ryan Myers-Johnson, Executive Director
Peter Peirce
Moscelyne ParkeHarrison