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Little Elliot Lloyd to be inducted into Blues Hall of Fame

Growing up in New Paltz, I remember regarding Little Elliot Lloyd, a highly visible presence in town, as a legend and not being sure why. Only after his untimely death from leukemia at the…

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Laissez les bons temps rouler: Mardi Gras at the Falcon

  As a subspecies of agnostic whom you might call an apathist, I will not even pretend to understand the theological dynamics of Fat Tuesday into Ash Wednesday except to note that it…

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On the eve of their Australian tour, Felice Brothers visit BSP

On the eve of an Australian tour with their longtime friend and advocate Connor Oberst, local indie folk/rock heroes the Felice Brothers say hello/goodbye with a Valentine’s Day show in the back room…

Vic Izzo in his many guises.

Musician/athlete Vic Izzo leads Minnewaska X-C Ski Clinic & SUNY-Ulster scholarship concert

One of the most spectacular places to cross-country ski is at Minnewaska State Park Preserve, thanks to the views afforded from its location in the Shawangunks, and so there’s no more appropriate place…

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Chris Robinson Brotherhood at Bearsville

In his new band the Chris Robinson Brotherhood (now on its third release, Phosphorescent Harvest), the former Black Crowes frontman found his grounding after his main band had maybe lost the plot a little…

Bob Marley during “Is this Love?” video shoot in London, 1978 (courtesy of Bob Marley family)

Bob Marley 70th birthday bash in Woodstock

Reggae music has always played well in this town, and Woodstock recognizes the 70th birthday of Bob Marley with a star-studded lineup on Saturday, February 7 at 8 p.m. The show features Ansel…

New Paltz School of Ballet dancers await their entrance at DanceFest! (photo by Dion Ogust)

Twelve companies to perform at DanceFest In New Paltz

Hard to believe that “DanceFest!” the annual midwinter presentation of works in various dance genres by students from a dozen Hudson Valley dance schools, organized by the Vanaver Caravan, has been around for…

Ladysmith Black Mambazo in concert

Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Bardavon

The Legendary South African a capella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo kicked off its US tour last week, and it will come to the Bardavon Opera House in Poughkeepsie on Sunday, February 8, for…

Breakfast in Fur (L to R): Dan Wolfe, Kaitlin Van Pelt, Chris Walker & Mike Hollis (photo by Sarah Preston)

Breakfast in Fur celebrate Flyway Garden release in New Paltz

Breakfast in Fur’s principal songwriter and producer, Dan Wolfe, is a heavy cat. Soft-spoken, slight of build, basketball-tall but not so inclined, his eyes seem to widen behind his spectacles (honest, they do)…

The American Symphony Orchestra continues its winter concert series at the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts (above) at Bard at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, February 6 and 7. Professor Peter Laki will give a preconcert talk at 7 p.m. each night. (photo by Eleanor Davis)

American Symphony Orchestra to perform Korngold & Tchaikovsky

Conductor André Previn once quoted a music critic’s assessment of Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D Major as “more corn than gold,” then went on to observe that while the critic himself…

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