Easy Wind Farm: harvesting tunes

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Easy Wind Farm, down a long winding road in Burgess, hosts two music festivals per year. The next one is scheduled for Halloween weekend. The family event is a day-long music festival with vendors, food and camping. Photo courtesy of Katie Powers

BURGESS—Like food and water, music is a staple in the lives of Danny and Katie Powers. A life without melodies and harmonies would be totally empty for the Northumberland County couple.

“We are just big music heads,” said Katie. Maybe melomaniacs—meaning ones who obsessively love music—would be a more fitting description for the couple.

“It’s nothing for us to jump in the car and go to Richmond on a Thursday night to a dingy bar cause the band’s badass,” said Danny. “We’ll take off and go whenever and wherever to see a band we like.”

A few years ago, the couple took it a step farther and instead of going to the music, brought the music home to their farm….

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