HudsonValleyWeekend

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

Paul Cebar Brings Experimental Rock to Helsinki

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound bring their funky brand of world-beat-influenced rock ‘n’ roll to Club Helsinki Hudson on Thursday, July 4, at 8pm. Cebar’s quirky take on bluesy rock with an underpinning of R&B and jump blues, laced with his witty vocals, buzzfeed guitar licks, and gritty percussion raised on African, Latin and Caribbean influences, is like a Midwestern version…

Lyle Lovett to Perform at The Egg in Albany on July 5

(ALBANY, N.Y.) – Four-time Grammy Award-winner Lyle Lovett will perform at the Egg with his five-member Acoustic Group on Friday, July 5, 2013, at 8 pm, as part of the “American Roots & Branches” Concert Series. Lovett is one of contemporary pop music’s most brilliant and skilled songwriters and entertainers, and his live performances and…

New Exhibition of Contemporary Regional Scenes at Neumann Fine Art

(HILLSDALE, N.Y.) – There will be an opening reception for The Power of Place, an exhibition featuring oil paintings of contemporary regional scenes by Ken Young and Jeffrey L. Neumann, at Neumann Fine Art on Saturday, July 6, 2013, from 5 to 8 pm.  The two-man exhibition runs through September 2 and features two painters…

Sadhana Yoga Marks 10th Anniversary with Open House Celebration

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Sadhana Center for Yoga celebrates 10 years of yoga instruction with an open-house, featuring free classes, demonstrations, entertainment, food and refreshments, on Saturday, July 13, from 11:30am to 4pm. The open house will begin with a free yoga class for everyone from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. During the afternoon, the celebration…

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…