Hudson Valley Rodeo: Chris Janson, Ian Flanigan set for Amenia

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”

Hall and Oates: Daryl’s new cheesesteak, live music from Chris Bergson drive post-pandemic momentum at Daryl’s House

At Daryl’s House in the Hudson Valley, live music and the culinary arts are generating post-pandemic momentum at the venue and restaurant operated by Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates. The eastern Dutchess County club that opened on Halloween night in 2014 with a historic performance by Hall and Oates has returned to its pre-pandemicContinue reading “Hall and Oates: Daryl’s new cheesesteak, live music from Chris Bergson drive post-pandemic momentum at Daryl’s House”

Sawyer Fredericks, like many of us, still thinks, ‘What A Wonderful World’

Like the world he sings about, his voice is fragile as it quivers. But Sawyer Fredericks, just like Louis Armstrong and Jerry Garcia before him, never abandons hope. That’s my take on the bold choice by Fredericks to release his own rendition of “What A Wonderful World,” the iconic anthem and enduring plea to seeContinue reading “Sawyer Fredericks, like many of us, still thinks, ‘What A Wonderful World’”