When traveling to the 8th annual McDonnell Benefit concert it took me through beautiful upstate NY. It turns out that Queensberry is on the shores of Lake George, at the base of the Adirondack Mountains. In a few weeks the leaves will be changing from green to brown and orange, and it will be one of the north east's biggest autumn attractions.
The event took place under a pavilion, at an Elk's Lodge. The first thing I noticed was the abundance of homemade baked goods. I am a sucker for an apple cider doughnut. I then noticed the baskets that were up for auction. The ladies who made these baskets starts designing and thinking of next year's baskets a year in advance. After making my way through the gauntlet of baskets, my attention was drawn towards the stage. With a full P.A. system, and some amazing looking equipment this was ripe and ready for some rocking.