Robert Kopec’s bigBANG Big Band to Play Quinn’s — Sunday, 8/6 at 8 PM

(July 17, 2017) – One of the premier big bands in the Hudson Valley, the bigBANG led by bassist Robert Kopec, makes its first appearance at Quinn’s on Sunday, August 6 at 8 PM. A $10 donation towards the musicians is requested. Quinn’s is located at 330 Main St. in Beacon, NY and their telephone number is (845) 202-7447. Regularly performing with

TONY T TO PERFORM AT “THE BEST PARTY OF THE SUMMER” – VICTORY CUP FARM BASH POLO MATCH FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL

(July 12, 2017) – – Dust off the floppy hats, pastel dresses and seersucker suits, and bring the kids and dogs for a day of fun at the Victory Cup Polo Match in New York’s historic Hudson Valley. The fun filled event will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 683 Route 311, Patterson, NY 12563. Major sponsors include vineyard

BENEFIT FOR THE HAITIAN PEOPLE’S SUPPORT PROJECT AT THE LODGE ON JULY 15

(July 11, 2017) – On Satuday, July 15 The Lodge in Woodstock is hosting a special event to help raise funds to help the Haitian Earthquake and Hurricane Rebuild Project. The Haitian People’s Support Project invites the community to help Haiti. The $20 cover comes with food brought to you by The Lodge and live entertainment featuring The B-Boys, The

THE WEIGHT BAND (MEMBERS OF THE BAND, THE LEVON HELM BAND & THE RICK DANKO GROUP) TO PERFORM AT DARYL’S HOUSE ON JULY 21

(July 7, 2017) – Performing songs of The Band, THE WEIGHT BAND is keeping the spirit and the music alive that helped define an era.  Members of THE WEIGHT were either actual members in The Band, or are directly and deeply connected to their legacy. The group features Jim Weider from The Band, Brian Mitchell of the Levon Helm Band, Marty

ROCKERS GIVING BACK – LOCAL BAND DEDICATED TO HELPING OTHERS BY RAISING FUNDS FOR VARIOUS CAUSES

(July 6, 2017) – It’s no secret that there is a myriad of live music events throughout the area every day of the week (hence, Bands Near Me!). The community is offered a wide array of music genres in every county, and the choices are limitless. One local band is doing something that many others don’t – giving back and paying

CANCELLED! “MASTERS OF THE TELECASTER” TO PERFORM JULY 14 AT THE HEIGHTS AT BROTHER VIC’S IN SOUTH SALEM

(July 5, 2017) – Three of the most prolific rock guitarists in the world – Jim Weider (The Band; Levon Helm Band), GE Smith (SNL; Roger Waters Band; Hall & Oates) and Any Powell (Wishbone Ash) will join forces for the “Masters of the Telecaster” show on Friday, July 14 at The Heights of Brother Vic’s in South Salem. With

REGION’S ALL-STARS TO PLAY AT HELSINKI HUDSON BLUES JAM JULY 13

(June 18, 2017) – The 20th Blues Pro Jam at Club Helsinki Hudson takes place on Thursday, July 13, at 8pm. As always, the region’s top blues musicians will join together for an evening of jamming on the blues. This time out, the core band will feature keyboardist Bruce Katz, drummer Randy Ciarlante, saxophonist Jay Collins, guitarist Chris Vitarello, bassist Rick Knapp, and drummer Sonny Rock.

MUSIC FOR HUMANITY – 85TH FREE MUSIC NIGHT – TONIGHT AT NOBLE COFFEE ROASTERS IN CAMPBELL HALL

(June 17, 2017) – On the third Saturday of each month, Music For Humanity, a non-profit organization that promotes local music and musicians invites three outstanding local/regional performers to share their music (both originals & covers). Tonight’s event will take place from 7:30 – 10:00pm at Noble Coffee Roasters and will include performances by Mark McNutt, Hudson Valley Ebony Strings

KUNG FU: THE FEZ TOUR PLUS SHWIZZ COMING TO DARYL’S HOUSE ON JUNE 3

(May 31, 2017) – Local Funk/Rock/Fusion band, Kung Fu will be playing at Daryl’s House Club on Saturday, June 3. Kung Fu: The Fez Tour 2017: plus ShwizZ consists of a virtuoso collective of musicians to create a two set experience that involves one set of original music and one set of material from the cult phenomenon, Steely Dan. The

TONY T TO PERFORM AT BREWSTER ROTARY’S ANNUAL “A NIGHT OF TASTING” JUNE 1

(May 26, 2017) – On Thursday, June 1 the Brewster Rotary Club will host its annual “A Night of Tasting”, where a variety of local distilleries, craft breweries and wineries will be on hand to offer tastings. In addition, Tony T will perform with his band throughout the evening (and there may be special guest performers). Each attendee will receive

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY FOR FAMILIES – A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY THE HUDSON VALLEY YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

(April 20, 2017) –  International Jazz Day brings together communities, schools, artists, historians and jazz enthusiasts all over the world to celebrate and learn about jazz. Each year on April 30, this international art form is recognized for promoting peace, dialogue among cultures, diversity, and respect for human rights promoting freedom of expression and reinforcing the role of youth in

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