Concerts

(Concert Review) Felice Brothers, Club Helsinki Hudson, 3.17.14

  Felice Brothers Club Helsinki Hudson Monday, March 17, 2014 Review by Seth Rogovoy Photography by Sabina Curti (HUDSON, N.Y.) – The Felice Brothers entertained a crowd primed for fun on the night of St. Patrick’s Day at Club Helsinki Hudson, but that didn’t mean they held back and let the holiday party spirit do…

(Concert Review) CKS Band, Club Helsinki Hudson, 3.13.14

CKS Band Club Helsinki Hudson Hudson, N.Y. Thursday, March 13, 2014 Review by Seth Rogovoy Photography by Sabina Curti (HUDSON, N.Y.) – With members of the Greg Allman Band and the post-Last Waltz incarnation of The Band, the CKS Band, a trio that performed at Club Helsinki Hudson on Thursday, March 13, functions well as…

(Concert Review) Mike Doughty, Club Helsinki Hudson, 3.8.14

    Mike Doughty Club Helsinki Hudson Saturday, March 8, 2014 Review by Seth Rogovoy Photography by Sabina Curti (HUDSON, N.Y.) – Best known as founder and leader of 1990s hip-hop/jazz-folk outfit Soul Coughing, Mike Doughty has been plugging along as a mostly solo singer-songwriter for the past 15 years or so. And he brings…

(Concert Review) Oliver Mtukudzi, Club Helsinki Hudson, 3.7.14

Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits Club Helsinki Hudson Friday, March 7, 2014 Review by Seth Rogovoy Photography by Sabina Curti (HUDSON, N.Y.) – With the aid of his topnotch band, the Black Spirits, Oliver Mtukudzi spun his hypnotic web of African funk, folk and rock at Club Helsinki Hudson on Friday night, keeping a…

(Concert Review) Noam Pikelny and Friends, Club Helsinki Hudson, 2.23.14

Noam Pikelny and Friends Club Helsinki Hudson Sunday, February 23, 2014 Review and photos by Seth Rogovoy (HUDSON, N.Y.) – There was an entire festival’s worth of bluegrass talent on the stage at Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday night, ostensibly led by banjoist Noam Pikelny, but for the most part shared as a concert among…

(Concert Review) Bettye LaVette, Club Helsinki Hudson, 1.11.14

Betty LaVette Club Helsinki Hudson Saturday, January 11, 2014 Review and photos by Seth Rogovoy (HUDSON, N.Y.) – The story of Bettye LaVette is one of grit, determination, and luck, and it’s one that gets played out and retold in every concert she gives through the songs she sings, the things she says, and mostly…

(Concert Review) Teddy Thompson, Club Helsinki Hudson, 12.20.13

Teddy Thompson Club Helsinki Hudson Friday, December 20, 2013 Review by Seth Rogovoy (HUDSON, N.Y.) – Teddy Thompson showed that lineage aside, he’s got the goods to be a top-notch singer-songwriter and performer – in fact, he is one now – in his solo acoustic show at Club Helsinki Hudson on Friday night. Thompson —…

(Concert Review) Matisyahu, Club Helsinki Hudson, 12.11.13

Matisyahu Club Helsinki Hudson Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Review by Seth Rogovoy (HUDSON, N.Y.) – Club Helsinki Hudson has fast become a home-away-from home for Matisyahu, who has now played the venue a number of times and who clearly loves performing there. And why not? When he comes to town, the place is always packed…