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Jon Hamm, Decemberists, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Tune-Yards Head to MASS MoCA in Fall 2018

(NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) — Jon Hamm of “Mad Men” fame makes his North Adams debut in a work-in-progress performance at MASS MoCA on Saturday, December 8, in collaboration with Wilco’s Glenn Kotche and choreographer Danielle Agami. The piece, tentatively titled “Fishing,” is described as “a ravishing piece of multidisciplinary performance that explores the beautiful, simple…

Rogovoy Joins ‘Writers Who Rock’ Panel Discussion at Tivoli Free Library

(TIVOLI, N.Y.) – Author and music journalist Seth Rogovoy will join fellow Hudson Valley/Catskills rockers/authors Tony Fletcher, Holly George-Warren, and Robert Burke Warren in “Writers Who Rock: A Panel Discussion,” moderated by rocking writer Peter Aaron, at the Tivoli Free Library on Friday, August 3, at 6pm. A Q&A session will follow the talk. Peter Aaron is the…

David Krakauer, SoCalled, Sarah Aroeste Headline YIDSTOCK 2018

(AMHERST, Mass.) – YIDSTOCK: The Festival of New Yiddish Music is emphasizing the “new” in its title this year with a lineup comprised almost entirely of performers new to Yidstock audiences, including David Krakauer, one of the world’s great klezmer clarinetists and bandleaders, and Beyond the Pale, Canada’s premiere Jewish-roots music outfit. Also making their Yidstock…

Rogovoy to Explore Future of Local Journalism with Expert Panel

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Seth Rogovoy will be one of eight career journalists and educators who will explore “The Future of Local Journalism” in a panel discussion at Columbia-Greene Community College on Tuesday, March 20, at 7pm. Other panelists include David Scribner of the Berkshire Edge; Jimmy Buff of Radio Kingston; and Enid Futterman of imby.…

Merlin and Polina Shepherd to Bring Global Klezmer Sounds to Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – The world-renowned Merlin and Polina Shepherd Klezmer Duo brings its innovative blend of world music, jazz, classical, Islamic, Russian, Yiddish, and klezmer sounds to Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, April 8, at 7pm, as part of the Rogovoy Salon, the music and literary series curated and hosted by cultural journalist and music critic Seth…

Roger Daltrey, Steve Miller, Peter Frampton Join Tanglewood Summer Lineup

(LENOX, Mass.) – Classic rockers Roger Daltrey, Steve Miller, and Peter Frampton have been added to Tanglewood’s summer lineup of popular artists, which already includes Stephen Stills and Judy Collins (6/17), Bela Fleck and the Flecktones (6/29), James Taylor (7/3 & 4), and Steve Martin and Martin Short (9/2). Following in the wake of his…

Funk-Poet Everton Sylvester to Bring Spoken Word and Reggae to Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Jamaican-born funk-poet Everton Sylvester and Searching for Banjo bring their unique blend of spoken word and deep reggae grooves to Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, December 3, at 7pm, as part of the monthly “Rogovoy Salon” music, literary, and art series curated and hosted by cultural journalist Seth Rogovoy. Sylvester’s song-poems recount…