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(Clockwise from left): Craig Harris, Charenée Wade and Randy Weston

Jazz in the Valley’s all-star lineup in Poughkeepsie

Ever hear about legendary nights in jazz history and wish that you’d been there – sessions when everybody was playing at top form and soloists and sidemen alike were conjoined in a hivemind…

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Scintillating centennial at Maverick

Maverick Concerts have been bringing world-renowned chamber ensembles to the rustic music hall on the outskirts of Woodstock for a full century now. But it wasn’t until 2003 that newly appointed music director…

On Saturday, August 20 at the Belleayre Music Festival, Anderson East teams with another bright star of the current Nashville scene Aubrie Sellers, the daughter of country legend Lee Ann Womack.

Bright stars of Nashville Anderson East & Aubrie Sellers at Belleayre

Sliding in alongside such critics’-picks luminaries as Jason Isbell and Sturgill Simpson, Anderson East typifies the modern/retro polyglot roots music coming from the South. His is a sound both eccentric and classicist. On…

Legendary singer-songwriter and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer David Crosby will perform at the Bardavon in Poughkeepsie this Saturday, August 20, at 8 p.m. at the Bardavon. Crosby will play songs from throughout his storied career and will be joined by his son James Raymond on piano.

David Crosby to play the Bardavon with his son

When David Crosby comes to town this weekend for the second show in his North American tour, he’ll be accompanied by his son James Raymond on piano. Their story is the stuff of…

The celebrated opera director, artist and Hudson resident R. B. Schlather (right) will mount a one-day-only, five-hour intimate performance installation of David Lang’s Pulitzer-winning piece The Little Match Girl Passion (left) on Sunday, August 20, at The School in Kinderhook. (Francisco Javier Moraga Escalona)

Little Match Girl Passion at The School in Kinderhook

The celebrated opera director, artist and Hudson resident R. B. Schlather mounts a one-day-only, five-hour intimate performance installation of David Lang’s Pulitzer-winning 2008 piece The Little Match Girl Passion on Sunday, August 20,…

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Interact with 200 musical balls of light on the Kingston waterfront

Purring Tiger is a local multicultural, multimedia, interactive installation/performance group, led by choreographer/installation artist Kiori Kawai and composer/new media artist Aaron Sherwood. Its innovative work has been seen at Burning Man, at Federation…

Winnie (played by Bette Carlson) examines her toothbrush in Samuel Beckett's Happy Days , which opens on Thursday, August 11 for an eight-performance run at Woodstock’s Byrdcliffe Theatre.  (photo by Dean Powers)

Mind over mound: Beckett’s Happy Days in Woodstock

“Cast your mind forward, Winnie, to the time when words must fail.” Don’t pity Winnie. Even though she is immovably ensconced in a mound of earth – up to her waist in Act…

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Highlights of this week’s Hudson Valley music scene

Black Crowes’ Rich Robinson touts new LP at Helsinki Hudson this Saturday Black Crowes co-founder and guitarist Rich Robinson has made a series of solo records in the 2010s that are pretty equal-but-different…

Sign for Team Love, a record label, gallery and performance space located on Church Street in New Paltz.

Mid-Hudson Valley is slowly becoming a Mecca for indie record labels

“Everything we’ve done has been to help us survive.” So says Nate Krenkel, co-founder and current owner of the Team Love record label, of his choice to move the business from Manhattan to…

The Bennett College for Girls (shown above) has been closed for nearly half a century. It was established in Irvington and moved to a 22-acre parcel on the outskirts of the village of Millbrook in 1907. (Historical image courtesy of Millbrook Library)

Girls, interrupted: Opera about abandoned Bennett College

It stands hollow and empty now, a moldering shell of its luxurious former self. Its impregnable-looking stone exterior has lost the battle to 40 years of Hudson Valley summer heat and winter frost….

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