REGION’S ALL-STARS TO PLAY AT HELSINKI HUDSON BLUES JAM JULY 14

(June 21, 2016) – Vocalist/drummer Trisha Marie Pallo of the Differents, singer/guitarist Petey Hop, bassist/vocalist Pat Perkinson, Craig Keil, and drummer Sonny Rock will headline the 16th Blues Pro Jam at Club Helsinki Hudson on Thursday, July 14, at 8pm. (This is a rescheduling of an event originally announced for June 30). As always, the region’s top blues musicians will join together for an evening of

THE SKIVVIES STRIP DOWN FOR ANIMALKIND BENEFIT AT HELSINKI HUDSON

(June 22, 2016) – The Skivvies, an adult-rated musical comedy duo performing stripped-down mashups of pop songs and show tunes almost in the raw, will bare their considerable abs and more in a concert to benefit Animalkind, the cat rescue and adoption center in Hudson, at Club Helsinki Hudson on Friday, July 15, at 8pm. The duo was nominated for “Show of The Year” for the

NRBQ CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF ECLECTIC MUSIC-MAKING AT HELSINKI HUDSON

(June 27, 2016) – Idiosyncratic rock band NRBQ celebrates its 50th anniversary of music-making at Club Helsinki Hudson on Wednesday, July 13, at 8pm. Still led by the group’s founder, pianist and songwriter and all-around musical visionary Terry Adams, the group continues to play its signature blend of early rock ‘n’ roll with touches of pop, jazz, funk, blues, and experimental music, that magically remains accessible and party-friendly.

DUB IS A WEAPON BRINGS JAMAICAN DANCE SOUNDS TO HELSINKI HUDSON

(July 19, 2016) – Brooklyn-based sextet Dub Is a Weapon brings its brand of studio-derived Jamaican dub music to the live stage at Club Helsinki Hudson on Friday, July 29, at 9:00 PM. With a wide range of influences, including legendary reggae innovator/producer Lee “Scratch” Perry, Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, Mad Professor, Parliament-Funkadelic, and King Tubby, Dub Is a Weapon bring the particular brand of reggae- and ska-influenced

ANDERS OSBORNE BAND BRINGS ROOTS-ROCK TO HELSINKI HUDSON

August 4, 2016 – Anders Osborne Band brings their unique blend of original, Southern-influenced roots-rock to Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, August 7, at 8pm. Roots-rock singer-songwriter Anders Osborne has garnered a closet-full of awards on the highly competitive New Orleans music scene. Guitar Player calls him “the poet laureate of Louisiana’s fertile roots music scene.” New Orleans’s Gambit Weekly recently honored Osborne as the

13-YEAR OLD JAZZ PHENOM JOEY ALEXANDER BRINGS PIANO TRIO TO HELSINKI HUDSON

(October 25, 2016) – The phenomenal 13-year-old Bali-born jazz pianist Joey Alexander brings his trio to Club Helsinki Hudson on Friday, December 2, at 8pm. An extraordinary and uniquely gifted pianist from Bali, Joey Alexander marked his recording debut with the release of “My Favorite Things,” nominated as Best Instrumental Jazz Album for the 2016 Grammy Awards. Joey Alexander taught himself to play piano by listening with

ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO AND THE MINUS 5 BRING ROOTSY INDIE-ROCK TO HELSINKI HUDSON

(December 26, 2016) – Legendary Texas rocker Alejandro Escovedo brings the Burn Something Beautiful Band – featuring members of R.E.M, Young Fresh Fellows, Fastbacks and the Baseball Project – and his distinctive catalog of original, punk-infused roots-rock songs to Club Helsinki Hudson on Friday,January 6, at 8pm. Indie-rock supergroup The Minus 5 – which bears a remarkable resemblance to the Burn Something Beautiful Band – opens the evening.

HUDSON HALL ANNOUNCES THE INAUGURAL HUDSON JAZZ FESTIVAL FEBRUARY 16-18

(February 11, 2018) –  Hudson Hall is proud to announce the inaugural Hudson Jazz Festival (HJF), Friday February 16, Saturday February 17 and Sunday February 18, 2018, at Hudson Hall’s historic 1855 theater. Curated by noted Hudson-based jazz pianist, Armen Donelian, the festival highlights talent with musical influences that span the globe. “I see this festival as a rare opportunity both

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