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Gil Gutierrez plays Opus 40 in Saugerties this Saturday

Discovered by the famous trumpeter and bandleader Doc Severinsen, Mexican guitar virtuoso Gil Gutierrez is a prolific recording artist and tireless live performer. He has played Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. He…

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Purple Rain screening and dance party in Rosendale

With a showing of Purple Rain on Saturday, May 7, the Rosendale Theater Collective offers the community an opportunity to come together, sing, dance in your seats, laugh, cry and celebrate the life and…

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Tangoman plays Bearsville this Saturday

Argentinean composer, songwriter and multifaceted entertainer Jorge Heilpern – also known as Tangoman – performs at the Bearsville Theater on Saturday, May 7 at 9 p.m. The well-traveled, multi-talented musician also holds a…

Pete Seeger (photo by Dion Ogust)

For the love of Pete: Vanaver Caravan’s Turn, Turn, Turn!

May 3 would have been the late Pete Seeger’s 97th birthday, making this time of year an even-better opportunity than most to celebrate the legendary singer/songwriter/musician/folklorist/activist. In his honor, Rosendale-based Bill and Livia…

In relocating from its original home in suburban Washington, DC, the American Dance Institute (soon to be christened ADI/Lumberyard, shown above) will become the latest arts-related business to flee exorbitant big-city rents and leases in favor of the sort of peace, quiet and floor space that other companies have discovered in the mid-Hudson region. The ADI/Lumberyard groundbreaking will be held on Saturday, May 7, and will include food trucks, a beer garden, raffle prizes, Broadway tickets and more.

Cutting-edge Catskill: American Dance Institute breaks ground at former lumberyard

The Village of Catskill, like so many other communities in the mid-Hudson region, was once a haven for Mom-and-Pop businesses, with a wide, attractive Main Street that charmed as well as provided everything…

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Oswalds unveil new LP at BSP in Kingston

The Oswalds’ debut record, 1988’s Oswald This, makes a pretty credible case that this New York City urban-roots outfit had the right idea just a couple of culture-beats too soon. If, on the…

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Cyro Baptista & New Zion Trio at Marlboro’s Falcon

The latest album from keyboardist Jamie Saft’s indescribable reggae/jazz New Zion Trio, Sunshine Seas, features a very special guest: virtuoso Brazilian percussionist and composer Cyro Baptista (above, left). The group launches a European…

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Royal Bopsters play in Woodstock this Saturday

Royal Bopsters Project reminds me, tragically, how many of our listening habits and our reflexive judgments are based on crude cultural cues and the style game. From the downbeat of “Music in the…

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Elephant Revival plays Bearsville this Saturday

The Colorado folk band Elephant Revival’s sound is built on American roots music and Celtic songcraft. Their new album Petals was produced by Sam Kassirer (Josh Ritter, Lake Street Dive, Langhorne Slim) and has garnered…

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Kaatsbaan in Tivoli to meld Spanish dance, guitar, food & wine

Informal, audience-participation music gatherings happen in many cultures. In parts of rural America, such a song-swap was once called a hootenanny; in Ireland, it’s a ceilidh if it’s a house party or a…

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