HudsonValleyWeekend

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

Bob Dylan to Inaugurate New Kingston, N.Y., Venue in June

(KINGSTON, N.Y.) – Bob Dylan, rock poet and Nobel Laureate, will perform with his band at the Hutton Brickyards, a new 3,500-seat riverfront concert venue, on Saturday, June 24, at 8pm (doors 6pm). The concert – a co-presentation of the Bardavon and the Brickyards – will inaugurate the venue at 200 North St., in Kingston. Tickets to the performance go…

HudsonValleyWeekend Cultural Preview Mar 15-19, 2017

A highly selective preview of cultural events taking place this weekend in the greater Hudson, N.Y., region, including Americana-inspired art; the return of a dance-funk diva; a musical about the world’s worst opera singer ever; and a whole lot more.       DANCE DIVA JOMAMA JONES HEADLINES LUMBERYARD FUNDRAISER (CATSKILL, N.Y.) – Mythical, mystical dance…

Langhorne Slim Brings Alt-Country Sounds to Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Alt-country singer-songwriter Langhorne Slim brings his poignant, confessional lyrics and his melodic style to Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, March 26, at 8pm. Caroline Spence, a country-based singer-songwriter from Virginia, warms up the crowd for Slim. Langhorne Slim’s reedy alto and melodic tunes – sometimes featuring chunky guitar leads – recall Neil…

Florence Foster Jenkins Musical at Bridge Street Theatre

(CATSKILL, N.Y.) – “Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins,” a musical about history’s worst opera singer, runs at Bridge Street Theatre from Thursday, March 16, through Sunday, March 26. Playgoers may be familiar with the story of Jenkins from last year’s film starring Meryl Streep. On October 25, 1944, wealthy (and…

Grazin’ Diner Doc at Farm Film Fest at Crandell Theatre

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Three farm-related films shot in Columbia County will be screened at Farm Film Fest 9, the 9th annual afternoon film festival devoted to farms and farming, at the Crandell Theatre on Sunday, March 19, at 1-4pm. The annual afternoon festival shows films that educate and entertain about farms, farming, farmers, and farming…

Dance Diva Jomama Jones Headlines Lumberyard Fundraiser

(CATSKILL, N.Y.) – Mythical, mystical dance diva Jomama Jones – a creation of performance artist Daniel Alexander Jones – headlines the March Party, a fundraiser for Lumberyard Contemporary Performing Arts, at Joe’s Garage in Catskill on Saturday, March 18, at 6pm. The event includes food, drink, and dancing to the electro-funk sounds of Jomama Jones…

HudsonValleyWeekend Mar 9-12, 2017

A highly selective preview of cultural events taking place this weekend in the greater Hudson, N.Y., region, including Americana-inspired art; three-dimensional surreal sculptural art; new Burlesque and circus acts; literary readings; and a whole lot more.     ALANA MASSEY, KRIS D’AGOSTINO & CYNTHIA HUNTINGTON to READ at SPOTTY DOG in VOLUME SERIES (HUDSON, N.Y.) –…

Adam Masterson Brings English Soul-Rock to Egremont Barn

(SOUTH EGREMONT, Mass.) – Rock singer-songwriter Adam Masterson brings his distinctive blend of soul and rock to the Egremont Barn on Friday, March 10, at 8pm. Masterson is often compared to Nick Drake and Van Morrison, and his vibe also recalls early Bruce Springsteen and Jakob Dylan. Masterson stands in a tradition that unites songwriters…