Unplugged fun

Eisteddfod Festival of Traditional Music returns to Kerhonkson November 4-6

In Wales, where keepers of the land’s musical and historical traditions have commanded the highest respect since time immemorial, all the greatest bards and harpers used to meet and compete once a ...

October 27, 2011 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1065 1065 recommendations | email to a friend
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Handmade harmonies

Eric Wood & Spider Barbour at Colony Café this Saturday

Eric Wood and Spider Barbour both grew up in Canton, Ohio in the 1950s (Wood played in a band with Spider’s brother, but didn’t connect with Spider until the 1980s) and made their mark as musicians...

October 20, 2011 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1066 1066 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outpouring of song

Sarah Fimm’s “Sing” made into music video tribute to flooded communities

Woodstock-based singer/songwriter Sarah Fimm has spent the past several months promoting her latest album, Near Infinite Possibility, an angular collection of rock ‘n’ roll songs for the likes of w...

October 13, 2011 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1055 1055 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peace, love & syncopation

Colony Café hosts Jazzstock this weekend

Jazz singer Teri Roiger and bassist John Menegon hope that Jazzstock, held October 9 and 10 at the Colony Café, will become an annual fixture of the Woodstock cultural scene. The event – which star...

October 06, 2011 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1059 1059 recommendations | email to a friend
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Downpour of support

New Paltz Flood Aid concerts this Sunday & October 16 benefit flood-stricken farmers

New Paltz was hard-hit by flooding from Hurricane Irene: Some farmers lost everything, while the crops of others have subsequently been affected by harmful bacteria bred and spread by the water, re...

October 03, 2011 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1059 1059 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lex Grey & the Urban Pioneers rock out Family’s Gospel Brunch fundraiser for domestic violence shelter this Sunday

To raise funds for the upkeep of the Washbourne House – a shelter discreetly tucked away somewhere in Kingston where victims of domestic violence can find refuge and support – Family of Woodstock h...

September 29, 2011 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1069 1069 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jumpin’ genres

John Medeski, Peter Prince & Gabriel Kahane play the Falcon in Marlboro this week

The Falcon in Marlboro has a wicked week lined up, featuring a jazz/rock stalwart, a genre-defying keyboard genius and a soul-dog whose jams just make a man want to strut. John Medeski of Medeski, ...

September 22, 2011 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 1049 1049 recommendations | email to a friend
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The battle of batons

Woodstock Chamber Orchestra test-drives new music director candidate in concerts at Bard this Friday, Woodstock Playhouse this Sunday

The Woodstock Chamber Orchestra (WCO)’s 33rd season is just around the corner, and the opening performances will be marked by change. The orchestra is searching for a new music director, and the se...

September 15, 2011 12:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 1054 1054 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taking flight with Bird

Sheila Jordan plays Jazzstock at Woodstock’s Colony Café this Sunday

Jazzstock will continue its successful 2011 series this Sunday with a special performance by legendary jazz vocalist Sheila Jordan, who will be joined by bassist Cameron Brown. The show, at the Col...

September 08, 2011 01:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 1053 1053 recommendations | email to a friend
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Banjo from Betelgeuse

Béla Fleck & reunited original Flecktones close out Belleayre Music Festival season this Saturday

Saying goodbye is never easy, but maybe the end of the 20th season of the Belleayre Music Festival will be less difficult to manage because it’s always preferable to go out on a high. Béla Fleck an...

September 01, 2011 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1071 1071 recommendations | email to a friend
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