HudsonValleyWeekend

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

Regional Cultural Preview, Aug 3-9, 2020

by Seth Rogovoy   Yo La Tengo Brings Indie-Rock Back to MASS MoCA (NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Yo La Tengo — one of the most celebrated and adventurous bands in rock history — returns to MASS MoCA for two acoustic concerts on Friday, August 7, and Saturday, August 8, both at 8:30pm. The unassuming, self-effacing…

Hudson Jazzworks Host Concert and Workshops Online from Hudson Hall

(HUDSON, N.Y.)  – A free, live-streamed Hudson Jazz Workshop Concert featuring HJW co-directors pianist Armen Donelian and saxophonist Marc Mommaas with bassist Jay Anderson on Sunday, August 9, at 4pm, is the culminating event of a series taking place as part of the 14th annual 2020 Hudson Jazz Workshop, including a two-day Online Composers Forum…

Regional Cultural Preview, July 27-Aug 2, 2020

by Seth Rogovoy       Rhiannon Giddens, Yo-Yo Ma Top Week’s Tanglewood Online Offerings (LENOX, Mass.) – Cellist Yo-Yo Ma will be featured in performances of works by Copland, Bernstein, and John Williams recorded in 2018 streaming tonight, Friday, July 27, at 8pm, as part of the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra Encore Performances series.…

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Goes Virtual

(HILLSDALE, N.Y.) – The annual Falcon Ridge Folk Festival at Dodds Farm will be presented virtually this summer, with festival stalwarts including the Slambovian Circus of Dreams, Nerissa & Katryna Nields, the Storycrafters, Gaslight Tinkers, Vance Gilbert, and Susan Werner “returning.” Other favorite performers include The End of America, Oshima Brothers, Alisa Amador, The Empty…

Stephen Bluhm and Brian Dewan Headline TSL’s ‘Parking Lot Live!’

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Innovative regional musical artists Stephen Bluhm and Brian Dewan headline the Parking Lot Live! program at Time & Space Limited (TSL) on Friday, July 24, and Saturday, July 25, at 8pm. The outdoor concert in TSL’s 20,000-sq.-ft. parking lot will be followed by a screening of Dewan’s filmstrip entitled “The Tide Waits…

Regional Cultural Preview, July 20-26, 2020

by Seth Rogovoy   Brooklyn Rider Live from Tanglewood (LENOX, Mass.) – Cutting-edge string quartet Brooklyn Rider are featured in a live recording from Studio E at Tanglewood available for streaming beginning Wednesday, July 22, at 8pm, through Wednesday, July 29, as part of Tanglewood’s Recitals from the World Stage series. Hosted by Karen Allen,…

Calidore String Quartet to Perform Beethoven at PS21

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – The Calidore String Quartet will perform works by Ludwig van Beethoven at PS21 on Friday, July 24, at 6pm and 8pm. The internationally acclaimed, award-winning Calidore String Quartet will celebrate their own 10th anniversary and the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth at PS21 in the quartet’s first concert in PS21’s…

Basilica Hudson to Screen ‘Women in Blue’ Doc at Greenville Drive-In

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Basilica Hudson is going ahead with its annual Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series by moving it outdoors to the Greenville Drive-In. The series will premiere with a free screening of “Women in Blue” on Thursday, July 23, at 7:30pm. The film will be introduced by director Deirdre Fishel and producer Beth Levison. The…

$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…