The manner in which music inspires photographers and artists will be showcased this weekend at the inaugural Woodstock Rock Art and Poster Show. Set for Bearsville Center in Woodstock, the Woodstock Rock Art and Poster Show will feature the works of numerous artists and photographers, including Mike DuBois, who is producing the event with BearsvilleContinue reading “Bearsville Theater: Woodstock Rock Art and Poster Show fuses music, art, photography”
There will be a lot of rock and roll history on the stage at Daryl Hall’s club in Pawling, New York, on Friday. Taking centerstage at Daryl’s House will be guitarist G.E. Smith, who has performed with Bob Dylan, Hall and Oates and Roger Waters, and served as band leader for “Saturday Night Live” acrossContinue reading “G.E. Smith, Bad Company’s Simon Kirke to play Daryl’s House”
Prior to meeting the wonderful woman who would become my wife, I had never heard of Bonny Light Horseman. And outside of a vague recollection of “Hadestown,” the hit Broadway musical from Bonny Light Horseman vocalist Anais Mitchell, I had never really checked in with her either. I quickly learned that my then-girlfriend was aContinue reading “Through UPAC and Bardavon, Anais Mitchell, Bonny Light Horseman expand links to Hudson Valley”
Daryl Hall, who as a member of Hall and Oates is one of the most successful rock musicians ever, is taking a deep-dive on his solo side with the release of a new, two-disc retrospective. BeforeAfter, the first-ever look at Hall’s solo career, is set for release by Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony, onContinue reading “Daryl Hall offers deep dive on solo side with ‘BeforeAfter’”
Sometimes a moment can be so perfect, so compelling, so random it swallows you whole. Time, circumstance and consequence lose meaning. There is no early, no late, no before or after. The moment arrives and consumes you. See ya. That’s how I felt Friday night at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York. TheContinue reading “Capitol Sessions, Capitol Theatre and HeadCount: ‘Wild Horses’ Dragged Us Away”
Capitol Sessions: Jackson Browne, Jorma, Larry Campbell support HeadCount in high-stakes benefit concert
The Capitol Theatre in Westchester County Friday night will host a benefit concert in support of democracy and the cornerstone of a free society—our right to vote—that is facing a grave threat. Staged by Dayglo Presents and RWE Partners, “The Capitol Sessions: Songs From a Rock Palace That Impacted the World” is set for 8Continue reading “Capitol Sessions: Jackson Browne, Jorma, Larry Campbell support HeadCount in high-stakes benefit concert”
When I listen to Gerry Leonard play guitar, I feel as though I am cascading down a really long water slide on the hottest day of the year. I feel as though I’m soaring through space, with no need for a capsule, a helmet, a destination or a reason. I feel that my mental, spiritualContinue reading “Gerry Leonard, of Bowie and Suzanne Vega, could change your life with Spooky Ghost show”
Sarah Perrotta: New album, ‘Blue to Gold,’ upcoming Colony Woodstock show offer plenty to be thankful for
Sara Bareilles and Tori Amos could each do themselves a favor by listening to “Blue to Gold,” the new album from Hudson Valley singer-songwriter Sarah Perrotta. Yeah, “Blue to Gold” is that good. This album shines and sparkles in a very special, effortless way. Everything makes sense. Everything fits—the holy and the haunting, the sweetContinue reading “Sarah Perrotta: New album, ‘Blue to Gold,’ upcoming Colony Woodstock show offer plenty to be thankful for”
In an age of uncertainty, Carolyn Wonderland is real. Her soul, her spirit, her passion, her charm, her humility and her endurance—it’s all so real. I’ve seen Carolyn perform numerous times in the Town of Woodstock. I’ve chatted with her off stage. I’ve watched her dazzle audiences. I’ve seen her fans leave her shows inContinue reading “Carolyn Wonderland: Real and Ready for the blues in Woodstock”
According to the Oklahoma Historical Society, “The sport of rodeo is the only American sporting event that grew out of an occupational activity: ranching.” And by way of the rodeo, those of us who will never work on a ranch get a glimpse of the romanticism of the Wild West and the grit and theContinue reading “Hudson Valley Rodeo: Chris Janson, Ian Flanigan set for Amenia”
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