HudsonValleyWeekend

A selective, curatorial view of the cultural highlights of the upcoming weekend in the greater Hudson Valley region.

$8,000 Awarded to 16 Hudson Artists in 2nd Round of Emergency Funding

( HUDSON, N.Y., May 12, 2020) – Sixteen creative workers will share a total of $8,000 in stipends in a second round of funding from the Hudson Arts Emergency Program, a community-funded, WPA-style project, supporting individual artists for projects that speak to life in Hudson during the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown. The first round of funding…

Regional Cultural Preview, March 9-15, 2020

“Beyond Flamenco,” a mini-festival of contemporary flamenco, kicks off the spring season at PS21 in Chatham, N.Y., on Sunday, March 15, at 6pm, with Proceso Eterno (Eternal Process), featuring dancer-choreographer Patricia Guerrero. flamenco guitarist and composer Dani de Moron, vocalist Sergio El Colorao, and percussionist Agustin Diassera. On Friday, March 20, at 7pm, Eduardo Guerrero,…

Flamenco Festival Kicks Off Season at PS21

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – “Beyond Flamenco,” a mini-festival of contemporary flamenco, kicks off the spring season at PS21 on Sunday, March 15, at 6pm, with Proceso Eterno (Eternal Process), featuring dancer-choreographer Patricia Guerrero. flamenco guitarist and composer Dani de Moron, vocalist Sergio El Colorao, and percussionist Agustin Diassera. On Friday, March 20, at 7pm, Eduardo Guerrero,…

Felice Brothers Bring Catskills Roots-Rock to C-GCC

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – The Hudson Valley-bred roots-rock band The Felice Brothers will bring their folk- and country-tinged sounds to the Arts Center Theatre at Columbia-Greene Community College on Saturday, April 11, at 7pm. The group is touring behind their latest album, Undress, which was recorded in nearby Germantown and nominated for Best International Album of…

Regional Cultural Preview, Mar 2-8, 2020

Indie-rock group Gin Blossoms, best known for its 1990s-style jangle-pop sound derived from R.E.M. and the Replacements, performs at the Mahaiwe on Friday, March 6, at 8pm. The Grammy Award-nominated Gin Blossoms were one of the top alt-rock bands of the 1990s. The group’s Top 40 hits like “Hey Jealousy” and “Follow You Down” kept…

Nellie McKay Brings Eclectic Cabaret-Rock to Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Cabaret-rock singer-songwriter Nellie McKay brings her uniquely eccentric blend of pop, rock, jazz and hip-hop to Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, March 8, at 8pm. The multi-talented Nellie McKay made her smash debut in 2004 with her groundbreaking double-CD, “Get Away from Me,” showcasing her eclectic musical reach and her dazzling lyrical…

Alexis P. Suter Brings Award-Winning Blues to Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Award-winning vocalist Alexis P. Suter brings her hearty mix of blues, gospel, and blues-rock, along with her smoking-hot band, to Club Helsinki Hudson on Saturday, March 14, at 9pm. Suter is especially known for her extraordinary bass/baritone voice; she includes Ruth Brown, Barry White, and B.B. King as her greatest influences. The…

Regional Cultural Preview, Feb 17-23, 2020

Singer-songwriter Tracy Grammer brings her original, contemporary folk to Spencertown Academy in Spencertown, N.Y., as part of the center’s Roots & Shoots Concerts Series, on Saturday, February 22 at 8pm. Grammer is renowned for her pure voice, deft guitar and violin work, and incantatory storytelling. She has recorded and performed with Joan Baez and Mary…

Sister Sparrow to Bring Soul-Funk Dance Party to Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Sister Sparrow brings her old-school soul and R&B to Club Helsinki Hudson on Saturday, February 29, at 9pm, for the “The Souler for Solar Campaign Leap Day Party,” a concert, cocktail, and dance party in support of Ampion’s community-based renewable energy. Catskill Mountains native Arleigh Kincheloe, aka Sister Sparrow, plays a gritty,…