(HUDSON, N.Y) – Bass-playing singer-songwriter Nat Baldwin and guitarist-composer Ben Seretan perform a double-bill at Spotty Dog Books & Ale on Thursday, October 30, at 8pm. The two artists are united in how they tread the fine line between conventional song forms and experimental music, although their approaches are quite different.
(ANNANDALE-on-HUDSON, N.Y.) – The Bard College Conservatory Orchestra will perform works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Harold Farberman and Max Reger at the Sosnoff Theater in the Fisher Center at Bard College on Sunday, November 2, at 3pm. The concert is part of the Conservatory Sundays series, and all proceeds will benefit the Scholarship Fund of the Bard College Conservatory of Music.
(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Melora Creager, best known as founder and leader of the historical cello-rock band Rasputina, will be in residence at Club Helsinki Hudson on Mondays in November, in a series called “Mondays with Melora,” featuring her band the Calico Indians plus special guests. The dates are November 3, 10, 17 and 24, at 8pm. Creager, who sings and plays cello and banjo, will be accompanied by Chops LaConte on stand-up bass, Ryder Cooley on musical saw and vocals, and Luis Mojica on piano and vocals and Timothy Oakley on drums. Special guests will include singer-violinist Eszter Balint, Kiki * d, and Wild Boy with Clare Felice.
(GARRISON, N.Y.) – Jeffrey Hatcher’s theatrical adaptation of “The Turn of the Screw” by Henry James will be presented by the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival at Boscobel House and Gardens (1601 Route 9D) in Garrison from Wednesday, October 29, through Saturday, November 1, at 7pm. A reception will follow each performance.