HudsonValleyWeekend

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

Magnetic Fields Offshoot Group Future Bible Heroes to Perform at Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Future Bible Heroes will celebrate the release of “Partygoing,” their first new recording in 11 years, with a concert at Club Helsinki Hudson on Monday, July 1, at 8pm. The witty pop trio on the recording is celebrated songwriter Stephin Merritt, his Magnetic Fields bandmate Claudia Gonson, and composer/synth-wizard Christopher Ewen. The…

Banjo Virtuoso Tony Trischka Leads Trio at PS21

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Banjo legend Tony Trischka will headline an evening of progressive acoustic music along with fiddler Darol Anger and guitarist Michael Daves at PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at 7:30 pm. Trischka’s avant-garde banjo stylings have inspired a generation of progressive bluegrass musicians as well as…

HudsonValleyWeekend June 20-24, 2013

SUZANNE VEGA to PLAY INTIMATE SHOW at CLUB HELSINKI (HUDSON, N.Y.) – Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega performs a rare, intimate nightclub gig at Club Helsinki Hudson on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at 9pm. One of the most literate and poetic singer-songwriters of the rock era, Vega is also a folk-pop craftsman, with a string of radio-ready…

New Painting and Sculpture Exhibitions at John Davis Gallery

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – There will be an opening reception for new exhibitions of paintings by Craig Olson, Snider, Gregory Amenoff, Peter McCaffrey and Jason Stopa and sculpture by Jon Isherwood at John Davis Gallery on Saturday, June 22, 2013, from 6 to 8pm. The works will be on display through July 14. Craig Olson’s new…

English and Israeli Artists Featured in Bard Summer Exhibitions

(ANNANDALE-on-HUDSON, N.Y.) – Exhibitions featuring works by contemporary artists Haim Steinbach and Helen Marten go on display at Bard College’s Center for Curatorial Studies (CCS) on Saturday, June 22, 2013, with an opening reception from 1 to 4pm. The shows will run through the summer, and in the case of the Steinbach exhibit, through the…

Donna the Buffalo Celebrates New Album at Bearsville Theater

(WOODSTOCK, N.Y.) – Roots-music troubadours Donna the Buffalo celebrate the release of their new album, “Tonight, Tomorrow and Yesterday,” at Bearsville Theater on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at 9pm. The Traps will open the show. The group’s 10th studio album and its first in five years proves the band as a consistent steward of Americana…

California Artist to Exhibit at Henry Hudson Studios

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – FemmeGestures, a solo exhibition of new work by California artist Jenny Sharaf, opens at Henry Hudson Studios (724 Union St.) on Saturday, June 22, 2013, from 6 to 9 p.m. The show is composed mostly of nonrepresentational pour and drip paintings in the vein of Lynda Benglis and Jackson Pollock. She was…

Experimental Music Ensemble to Play Hudson Opera House

  (HUDSON, N.Y.) ? The DownTown Ensemble, which performs experimental works incorporating traditionally notated and graphic music scores, sound/text music, ritual/intermedia pieces, performance art and Fluxus, improvisation in a number of traditions; large ensemble, scores for variable (unspecified) instrumentation, and interactive computer music, returns to the Hudson Opera House for its annual upstate New York…

Suzanne Vega to Play Intimate Show at Club Helsinki

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega performs a rare, intimate nightclub gig at Club Helsinki Hudson on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at 9pm. One of the most literate and poetic singer-songwriters of the rock era, Vega is also a folk-pop craftsman, with a string of radio-ready hits that began with “Luka” and “Tom’s Diner” and…

All-Hungarian Program on Tap at Tannery Pond Chamber Music Series

  (NEW LEBANON, N.Y.) – Violinist Soovin Kim leads an all-Hungarian program featuring works by Béla Bartok, Zoltán Kodály and Ernst von Dohnányi on Satrurday, June 22, 2013, at 8pm, as part of the Concerts at Tannery Pond chamber music series. Joining Kim will be violinist Jessica Lee, cellist Ed Arron, violist Maurycy Banaszek, and…