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The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites • Tarrytown Music Hall • 1.26.19
Jan
26
11:00 AM11:00

The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites • Tarrytown Music Hall • 1.26.19

The Hungry Caterpillar

Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 11AM at the Tarrytown Music Hall

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A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation
Mermaid Theater of Nova Scotia
Three beloved stories by Eric Carle, award-winning children’s book illustrator and author, are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets. The Very Hungry Caterpillar follows the wonderful adventures of a very tiny and very hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through an amazing variety of foods on his path to becoming a beautiful butterfly.  High up in the sky, Little Cloud playfully transforms himself  into various creatures, including a sheep, and an airplane, a shark and more. The Mixed-Up Chameleon is bored with his life, sitting about predictably changing colour all day. Following an adventurous trip to the zoo, he attempts to emulate the beautiful animals he sees before coming to the conclusion that there is value in his own unique self.

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The Yale Whiffenpoofs • Landmark on Main Street • 1.27.19
Jan
27
3:00 PM15:00

The Yale Whiffenpoofs • Landmark on Main Street • 1.27.19

The Yale Whiffenpoofs

Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 3:00PM at Landmark on Main Street

Yale Whiffenpoofs MWB Music Without Borders

America's Oldest Collegiate A Cappella Group!
Every year, the most talented senior Yale students are selected to be in the Whiffenpoofs, the world's oldest and best known collegiate a cappella group. Founded in 1909, the "Whiffs" began as a senior quartet that met for weekly concerts at Mory's Temple Bar, the famous Yale tavern. Today, the group has become one of Yale's most celebrated traditions, with over a century of musical excellence.

With a repertoire that ranges from classical to pop, jazz and movie soundtracks, this show is a treat for the whole family.

All seats: $20 adults/$17 17 & under

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo • Emelin Theatre • 2.7.19
Feb
7
7:30 PM19:30

Ladysmith Black Mambazo • Emelin Theatre • 2.7.19

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 7:30PM at Emelin Theatre

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

“It isn’t merely the grace and power of their dancing or the beauty of their singing that rivets the attention, but the sheer joy and love that emanates from their being.” —  Paul Simon

The group was founded in the early 1960s by Joseph Shabalala, a teenage farm boy living just outside the small town of Ladysmith, in the province of KwaZulu Natal. A radio broadcast in 1970 opened the door to their first record contract, the beginning of an ambitious recording career that currently includes more than seventy albums, earning nineteen GRAMMY Award nominations and five GRAMMY Award wins. When Nelson Mandela was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993, he called on Ladysmith Black Mambazo to join him in Norway to perform at the ceremony. Mandela called the group South Africa’s Cultural Ambassadors to the world. It is a moniker the group members hold close to their hearts.

The group sings from a traditional music called Isicathamiya (Is-cot-a-ME-Ya), which developed in the mines of South Africa. It was there that black workers were taken by rail to work far away from their homes and families. Poorly housed and paid worse, the mine workers would entertain themselves after a six-day week by singing songs into the wee hours on Sunday morning. When the miners returned to the homelands, this musical tradition returned with them.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo has recorded with Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Dolly Parton, Sarah McLachlan, Josh Groban, Emmylou Harris, Melissa Etheridge, and many others. They have provided music for many movies, have appeared on Broadway where they were nominated for a Tony Award and even had a documentary film, titled On Tip Toe: Gentle Steps to Freedom, the Story of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, nominated for an Academy Award.

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Feb
10
2:00 PM14:00

Amber Brown Is Not A Crayon! • SOPAC • 2.10.19

Amber Brown Is Not A Crayon!

Sunday, February 10, 2:00PM, at the South Orange Performing Arts Center

Amber Brown is Not a Crayon Music Without Borders

Amber Brown is having what may be the worst year of her life. She and Justin Daniels were the perfect team: they laughed at each other’s jokes, sat next to each other in class, and stayed best friends when Justin’s dad had to move away. But now things are different. Now, Justin’s house has been sold and he is going to Alabama; that’s too far from New Jersey to think about.

ArtsPower’s uniquely funny and forthright musical portrays a feisty young girl who refuses to let her problems get the better of her. You’ll laugh and cry with Amber as she learns some valuable lessons about the virtues of patience and the meaning of forgiveness.

Recommended Ages: 4 – 9
Running Time: approximately 55 minutes

Adaptation and Lyrics by Greg Gunning
Music and Orchestrations by Richard DeRosa
Directed by Greg Gunning
Costumes by Fred Sorrentino
Set Construction by Tom Carroll Scenery
Incidental Music by Ron Drotos

Based on the book, “Amber Brown Is Not a Crayon.” Written by Paula Danziger. Copyright ©1994. Published by Putnam Children’s Books, New York, NY. Presented under a special agreement. All rights reserved.

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Max Weinberg's Jukebox • Tarrytown Music Hall •  2.15.19
Feb
15
8:00 PM20:00

Max Weinberg's Jukebox • Tarrytown Music Hall • 2.15.19

Max Weinberg's Jukebox

Friday, February 15, 2019 at 8:00PM at the Tarrytown Music Hall

Max Weinberg's Jukebox MWB Music Without Borders

An interactive concert experience...YOU choose the setlist! A truly interactive experience, Max Weinberg invites the audience to create the set list, in real time, that he and his crack four piece group will play that night. Performing songs from the glory days of rock and roll your guests get to choose from a video menu of over 200 songs — everything from the Beatles to the Stones to Bruce and The E Street Band’s biggest hits — and hear the group play ‘em the way they want to hear them played! 

$115 Gold Circle VIP Private Meet and Greet: 
This private post-show meet and greet includes a photo opportunity with Max Weinberg. Any two merchandise/other items brought with you can be signed by the artist. Ticket to the meet and greet does not include a ticket to the 8pm performance.

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Janeane Garofalo • SOPAC • 2.15.19
Feb
15
8:00 PM20:00

Janeane Garofalo • SOPAC • 2.15.19

Janeane Garofalo

Friday, February 15, 2019 at 8:00PM at SOPAC

Janeane Garofalo Music Without Borders MWB

Actress and comedian Janeane Garofalo has been delighting audiences since she burst on the scene in 1992.

Janeane has had many memorable and critically acclaimed roles in films such as The Truth About Cats and Dogs, Wet Hot American Summer, Ratatouille, Steal This Movie, Reality Bites, Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion, Mystery Men, The Ten and The Cable Guy. Janeane also co-authored the best seller Feel This Book with Ben Stiller.

Janeane was a cast member of the Emmy Award-winning Ben Stiller Show and played the role of Paula, the acerbic talent booker, on The Larry Sanders Show, for which she received an Emmy nomination.

During the fall of ’94 she joined the cast of Saturday Night Live.

Some of Janeane’s other television work includes two specials for HBO, FOX’s 24 and Mad About You, and the final season of NBC’s The West Wing, where she played Democratic campaign strategist Louise Thornton.

In addition to acting in film and television, Janeane is an outspoken activist, spoken word performer and stand-up comedy entertainer known and respected around the world. She was instrumental in the successful launching of the first liberal radio network, Air America Radio, where she hosted her own talk show, The Majority Report. A lightning rod for controversy, Janeane’s well-informed opinions and unflinching honesty have inspired laughs, as well as striking a chord with the left, right and everyone in between.

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SPAMALOT • Garde Arts Center • 2.16.19
Feb
16
8:00 PM20:00

SPAMALOT • Garde Arts Center • 2.16.19

SPAMALOT

Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 8PM at the Garde Arts Center

SPAMALOT MWB MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS

The Tony Award winning Best Musical, Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, is lovingly ripped off from the film classic “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” with a book by Eric Idle and music and lyrics by the Grammy Award winning team of Mr. Idle and John Du Prez.

Spamalot tells the tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen, and show-stopping musical numbers are just a few of the reasons audiences worldwide are eating up SPAMALOT!

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An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt • Tarrytown Music Hall • 2.22.19
Feb
22
8:00 PM20:00

An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt • Tarrytown Music Hall • 2.22.19

An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt

Friday, February 22, 2019 at 8PM at Tarrytown Music Hall

Lyle Lovett John Hiatt MWB Music Without Borders Tarrytown Music Hall

A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation, supported by WFUV
The celebrated singer/songwriters return to the Music Hall! The concert will feature both artists performing side by side, alternating songs from their respective careers. Utilizing their dynamic chemistry to swap stories and songs, fans can expect a rare “unplugged” evening of entertainment.  Lyle Lovett, singer, songwriter, actor and four-time Grammy Award-winner, has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums over three decades. Coupled with his unique gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of Americana, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner. John Hiatt, a master lyricist and satirical storyteller, weaves hidden plot twists into fictional tales ranging in topics including redemption, relationships, growing older and surrendering, on his terms. Hiatt's songs have been recorded by artists as diverse as Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt ("Thing Called Love"), Emmylou Harris, Iggy Pop, Rosanne Cash (#1 country hit, "The Way We Make A Broken Heart"), the Jeff Healey Band ("Angel Eyes") and even the cartoon bear band of Disney's film, The Country Bears.

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The Dirty Dozen Brass Band with special guest Cha Wa • SOPAC • 2.22.19
Feb
22
8:00 PM20:00

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band with special guest Cha Wa • SOPAC • 2.22.19

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band with special guest Cha Wa

Friday, February 22, 2019 at 8PM at SOPAC

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band with special guest Cha Wa MWB MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Celebrating over 40 years since their founding in 1977, New Orleans-based Dirty Dozen Brass Band has taken the traditional foundation of brass band music and incorporated it into a blend of genres including Bebop Jazz, Funk and R&B/Soul.

This unique sound, described by the band as a ‘musical gumbo,’ has allowed the Dirty Dozen to tour across 5 continents and more than 30 countries, record 12 studio albums and collaborate with a range of artists from Modest Mouse to Widespread Panic to Norah Jones. Forty-plus years later, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band is a world famous music machine whose name is synonymous with genre-bending romps and high-octane performances.

In 1977, The Dirty Dozen Social and Pleasure Club in New Orleans began showcasing a traditional Crescent City brass band. It was a joining of two proud, but antiquated, traditions at the time: social and pleasure clubs dated back over a century to a time when black southerners could rarely afford life insurance, and the clubs would provide proper funeral arrangements. Brass bands, early predecessors of Jazz as we know it, would often follow the funeral procession playing somber dirges, then once the family of the deceased was out of earshot, burst into jubilant dance tunes as casual onlookers danced in the streets. By the late ’70s, few of either existed. The Dirty Dozen Social and Pleasure Club decided to assemble this group as a house band, and over the course of these early gigs, the seven-member ensemble adopted the venue’s name: The Dirty Dozen Brass Band.

Cha Wa

From the funk-laced beats and bass-heavy sousaphone blasts that kick off their album Spyboy to the gritty warmth of singer J’Wan Boudreaux’s voice, New Orleans brass band-meets-Mardi Gras Indian outfit, Cha Wa radiates the fiery energy of the best features of the city’s street culture.

Dating back to the late 1800s, the Mardi Gras Indian tradition began when African-American men first marched in Native American dress through the streets of New Orleans on Mardi Gras day. The tradition, which includes a host of songs shared among the various tribes, has been kept alive for over a century and today is as vital as ever. Mardi Gras Indians have influenced the biggest names in New Orleans music: The Meters, Dr. John, the Marsalis family, the Neville Brothers, Trombone Shorty and others. The most prominent Mardi Gras Indian today is Monk Boudreaux and his grandson J’Wan Boudreaux, who is stepping up with Cha Wa to propel their culture forward.

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An Intimate Evening with Rickie Lee Jones • The Jay and Linda Grunin Center • 2.22.19
Feb
22
8:00 PM20:00

An Intimate Evening with Rickie Lee Jones • The Jay and Linda Grunin Center • 2.22.19

An Intimate Evening with Rickie Lee Jones

Friday, February 22, 2019 at 8PM at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center

Rickie Lee Jones MWB Music Without Borders Venue Booking

Two-time Grammy winner Rickie Lee Jones exploded onto the pop scene in 1978 and has made a career of fearlessly experimenting with her sound and persona over 15 critically acclaimed albums. A cultural phenomenon, Rolling Stone magazine put her on its cover twice in two years, and Saturday Night Live gave her an unprecedented three songs for her second appearance. Rickie is both a character in the songs and the songwriter singing, defying convention with her sometimes brazen sexuality and the mixed bag of jazz, rock and what has come to be known as ‘confessional’ songwriter performances.

Her latest album The Other Side of Desire was written, recorded and rooted in the city of New Orleans, where Jones lives on the opposite side of the street made famous by Tennesse Williams. Produced by John Porter (of Roxy Music) and Mark Howard, this is the first new music Jones has written in over a decade.

“This work is inspired by many years of sitting with all the events of my life until I had something to paint with,” says Rickie. “I came to New Orleans to write and to live a different way than what I have known in on the west coast…. Here is another record then, made of my imagination, and whatever else that has no words, using the clay of this place and the shapes of my eyes to form some kind of picture of my life, or my heart, that I alone can understand, and hopefully that others can enjoy.”

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The Dirty Dozen Brass Band with special guest Cha Wa • Landmark on Main Street • 2.23.19
Feb
23
8:00 PM20:00

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band with special guest Cha Wa • Landmark on Main Street • 2.23.19

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band with special guest Cha Wa

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 8PM at Landmark on Main Street

Cha Wa Dirty Dozen Brass Band Landmark on Main Street MWB Music Without Borders concert venue booking

It's party time!

Celebrating over 40 years since their founding in 1977, New Orleans-based Dirty Dozen Brass Band has taken the traditional foundation of brass band music and incorporated it into a blend of genres including bebop jazz, funk and R&B/Soul.

This unique sound, described by the band as a 'musical gumbo,' has made the Dirty Dozen Brass Band is a world famous music machine whose name is synonymous with genrebending romps and high-octane performances.

New Orleans brass band-meets-Mardi Gras Indian band Cha Wa radiates the fiery energy of the best features of the city's street culture. Not that you need a firm understanding of Indian or brass band culture to feel the dance-ready vibrations of Cha Wa's new music. "It's dance music so I think people are attracted to it. Even if people have no idea what the history is, it's automatically infectious," they explain. 

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The Wailers • Tarrytown Music Hall • 2.23.19
Feb
23
8:00 PM20:00

The Wailers • Tarrytown Music Hall • 2.23.19

The Wailers

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 8PM at the Tarrytown Music Hall

The Wailers MWB Music Without Borders

Celebrating the Music of Bob Marley & The Wailers, the legendary Wailers band is carrying its revolutionary sound and message to loyal fans around the world. Steered by famed bassist and founder Aston “Familyman” Barrett, and joined in solidarity with original Wailers’ band members, The Wailers are on the brink of musical history. The Wailers band promises to deliver music and talent perfected over numerous decades. Old-school members welcome the new-generation talent of drummer Aston Barrett Jr., Fams’ multi-talented son and nephew of Wailers co-founder and innovative drummer Carlton “Carly” Barrett. Familyman Barrett is heralded as a musical genius, was named as one of the most influential bass players of all times, and received the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award from Bass Player magazine.

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BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour • Garde Arts Center • 2.24.19
Feb
24
6:30 PM18:30

BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour • Garde Arts Center • 2.24.19

BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 6:30PM at the Garde Arts Center

BANFF Mountain Film Festival MWB Music Without Borders

The 2018/19 World Tour features on the Garde’s giant screen with 4k digital cinema and surround sound, an exhilarating and provocative collection of the world’s best environmental films that explore the mountain world, highlighting new landscapes and remote cultures.

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The Milk Carton Kids • Tarrytown Music Hall • 2.24.19
Feb
24
7:00 PM19:00

The Milk Carton Kids • Tarrytown Music Hall • 2.24.19

The Milk Carton Kids

Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 7PM at the Tarrytown Music Hall

Milk Carton Kids MWB Music Without Borders

Returning to the Music Hall in a special duo performance, The Milk Carton Kids celebrate the release of their new album "All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn't Do”. Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan are a duo hailing from Eagle Rock, California, United States who formed in 2011. The band have released three albums of delicate, close harmony Americana and have toured with everyone from The Lumineers to Old Crow Medicine Show as a result.

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High Kings • Landmark on Main Street • 2.28.19
Feb
28
7:30 PM19:30

High Kings • Landmark on Main Street • 2.28.19

High Kings

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 7:30PM at Landmark on Main Street

High Kings MWB music without borders

The High Kings are charting a new course for Irish ballad music - equal parts rousing and reflective, energetic and insightful.

Ten years ago, four Irish singers, performers and songwriters decided to take a calculated risk. The heyday of ballad groups such as The Clancy Brothers and The Dubliners was a distant memory for generations of music fans, and they knew that they would have to boldly go where no other Irish ballad group had gone before.

"People were looking for guys with character & presence - not just cardboard cut-outs," says band member Darren Holden. "We knew within the space of a few songs that there was magic," and audiences agreed. Their self-titled debut album, released in 2008, reached number two on Billboard Magazine's World Music chart.

2017's "Decade-Best of the High Kings" CD & current Decade World Tour are a joyous trip down Memory Lane, to the music and song of yesteryear, this time performed in a contemporary style and arrangement which still remains true to the original. Here's to the next ten years . . . Here's to The High Kings .

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James Maddock • SOPAC • 2.28.19
Feb
28
7:30 PM19:30

James Maddock • SOPAC • 2.28.19

James Maddock

Monday, February 28, 2019 at 7:30PM

James Maddock MWB Music Without Borders

James Maddock has built his acclaimed legacy on conveying his songs and sentiments in the most direct possible way. In his latest album, The Green, he’s recorded the most eclectic, ­exhilaratingly soulful, and imaginatively produced album in his career. “This is my best album. It’s an upbeat record with really strong songs and a lot of surprises,” the British transplant reveals.

Since 1999, James Maddock’s boldly vulnerable songwriting, honeyed rasp, and distinct Folk and Americana aesthetic have garnered acclaim from icons, peers, and taste-making outlets like NPR, American SongwriterRelix magazine, and CMT EdgeRelix notes, “James Maddock possesses the kind of lived-in, craggy voice that would sound authoritative if he were singing the sports pages. Fortunately, he doesn’t need to do that because his compositional skills are a match for his delivery.”

His consistency as a recording artist and a captivating live performer have attracted a devoted fanbase He’s performed with Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nile, Aaron Comess (Spin Doctors) and David Immergluck (Counting Crows), appeared on an album with Susan McKeown, and built a respected international profile through tireless touring from the Northeast U.S. to Europe to Australia.

Previous to his solo career, James Maddock was the front man for the Columbia Records band Wood where he was first introduced to a mainstream audience. The group’s debut album, Songs From Stamford Hill, was prominently featured in the hit television series Dawson’s Creek. In 2003, James Maddock relocated from England to New York, and, soon after, launched his solo career. His 2009 solo album Sunrise On Avenue C won a New York Music Award for “Best Americana Album,” while its follow-up, Wake Up And Dream, ranked among the top albums of 2011 in WFUV’s (NYC) Listener Poll.

The Green truly captures NPR’s accolade that “his timeless songwriting style, which seems to draw from great songwriters of every era, conveys quiet confidence and lovely intimacy.”

James Maddock is taking selections from The Green, as well as fan favorites from his back catalog, on the road. “I love how songs reveal themselves differently in the live setting,” James says. “I’m grateful I have such a large body of work and an audience to share a creative dialogue with. It’s all a luxury and just a really beautiful thing—I feel very lucky.”

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The Earls of Leicester • Emelin Theatre • 3.1.19
Mar
1
8:00 PM20:00

The Earls of Leicester • Emelin Theatre • 3.1.19

The Earls of Leicester

Friday, March 1, 2019 at 8PM at Emelin Theatre

The Earls of Leicester MWB Music Without Borders

When the Earls of Leicester formed in 2013, their mission was ambitious but exact: to preserve and promote the legacy of bluegrass legends Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, in hopes of reviving the duo’s music for long-time admirers and introducing a new generation to their genre-defining sound. Within a year of releasing their self-titled debut, the Nashville-based six-piece far surpassed their own expectations, winning a Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album and earning six awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association. Now, with their first live album, Earls of Leicester offer up a selection of songs that fully capture the pure joy and supreme musicianship that propel their every performance.

For Jerry Douglas — a 14-time Grammy Award-winner who founded the Earls of Leicester and produces all their material the most rewarding aspect of Earls of Leicester lies in playing for a live audience and witnessing their reaction firsthand. “One of the biggest payoffs for me is playing this music for young people, and watching them fall in love with it,” he says. “And even better than that is having the older folks come up to me and tell me, ‘I never thought I’d get to hear that music again.’ That’s when I know when we’ve really done our job.”

“This music conjures up my childhood—it drops me off into a kinder, gentler place, and I think it should do that for everybody,” says Douglas. “When people come to see us, we want them to forget about the outside world and all the stress or strife that goes along with it, and hopefully hold onto that feeling for a while even after the show’s over.”

Barry Bales (bass, vocals) – Shawn Camp (guitar, lead vocals) – Charlie Cushman (banjo, guitars) – Jerry Douglas (Dobro, vocals) – Johnny Warren (fiddle, bass vocals) – Jeff White (mandolin, vocals)

Accolades:

"Holy Moly...people need to hear this music again, and The Earls of Leicester deliver it!" -- Tommy Emmanuel

"The Earls have taken this music, deconstructing the essence of the melody and the lyric, and reassembling it for a new generation of listeners. The result is music that sounds as vital as any kind of popular music being made today." -- NPR Fresh Air

"Once again, the Earls of Leicester do Flatt & Scruggs justice in a consistently entertaining way." -- Wall Street Journal


"It takes a certain amount of credibility - not to mention just pure chutzpah - to assemble a band with the sole intent to emulate one of the greatest bluegrass groups of all times, specifically, the archetypical ensemble helmed by Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs that was known as the Foggy Mountain Boys. If anyone was up to that challenge, it had to be Jerry Douglas, whose skill on resonator and lap steel guitar has made him the go-to guy in today's music circles." -- No Depression

"Charlie Cushman (banjo, guitar) is astonishingly good, but more than that, he's well-matched by Barry Bales (bass), Shawn Camp (lead vocals, guitar), Johnny Warren (fiddle), and Jeff White (mandolin), and surpassed only by Jerry Douglas, who remains the greatest player the Dobro has ever known." -- Acoustic Guitar

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Alan Parsons Project • Tarrytown Music Hall • 3.1.19
Mar
1
8:00 PM20:00

Alan Parsons Project • Tarrytown Music Hall • 3.1.19

Alan Parsons Project

Friday, March 1, 2019 at 8PM at Tarrytown Music Hall

Alan Parsons Project MWB Music Without Borders

Alan Parsons, eleven-time Grammy nominated legendary music icon & sonic master of Progressive Rock brings his Alan Parsons Live Project to the Music Hall for the first time. The Alan Parsons Project are known for their concept albums (including adaptations of Poe and Asimov books) with a revolving cast of musicians. Released in 1982, Eye in the Sky was their greatest success; the title track charted in the Top Ten on the pop charts and the album went platinum. Alan has been leading the way regarding technology, blending tech with art for his craft as a recording engineer and producer-performer. Compiling years of expertise into his book (and DVD set), “The Art & Science of Sound Recording”, he has created a work unlike anything else available in the marketplace

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Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt • Garde Arts Center • 3.3.19
Mar
3
7:00 PM19:00

Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt • Garde Arts Center • 3.3.19

Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt

Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 7PM at Garde Arts Center

Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt Garde Arts Center MWB Music Without Borders

The dynamic duo of Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt re-unite on the Garde stage for an evening of great music and conversation. 

Since his self-titled debut in 1986, Lyle Lovett has evolved into one of music's most vibrant and celebrated performers. A Grammy Award-winning singer, composer and actor, he has broadened the definition of American music, fusing elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a manner that defies convention and breaks down barriers.

John Hiatt is a talented singer and guitarist best known for his prolific songwriting. His songs have been successfully covered by musicians from Bonnie Raitt and the Neville Brothers to Iggy Pop and Three Dog Night. With 11 Grammy nominations and 24 albums to his name, he was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2008.


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STOMP • Garde Arts Center • 1.18.19
Jan
18
8:00 PM20:00

STOMP • Garde Arts Center • 1.18.19

STOMP

Friday, January 18, 2019 at 8PM at the Garde Arts Center

STOMP MWB Music Without Borders

STOMP is an explosive, inventive, provocative and unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows.

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Aaron Neville Duo • Landmark on Main Street • 1.11.19
Jan
11
8:00 PM20:00

Aaron Neville Duo • Landmark on Main Street • 1.11.19

Aaron Neville Duo

Friday, January 11, 2019 at 8PM at Landmark on Main Street

Aaron Neville Duo Music Without Borders MWB

Until now, it's been easy to separate Aaron Neville's career into two separate but equal strains: the funky stuff he's favored when working with his esteemed band of brothers, and the angelic balladry you associate with him when he's punching his own time card as a solo artist. Casual fans might admit they don't know much -- to borrow a phrase -- about Neville's musical center, but they've perceived a certain split in his career. An education is about to be provided, then, in the form of Apache, a solo album that makes the case for Aaron Neville as the most holistic of soul men. Its hard R&B side matches anything the Neville Brothers ever recorded for true grit, while still allowing plenty of space for a singer who's arguably the most distinctive vocal stylist on the planet to tell it like it is.

Apache also reflects Neville's social and spiritual concerns, marking only the second time in his 56-year recording career that he's co-written nearly an entire album's worth of material. The words are straight out of a poetry journal he began keeping in the 1970s, which more recently migrated to his iPhone. Together with collaborators Eric Krasno (guitarist for the groups Soulive and Rustic) and Dave Gutter (frontman for the Rustic Overtones), Apache is a modern/revivalist marvel harking back to a golden age that produced classics like Marvin Gaye's What's Goin' On.

"I call it The Other Side of Aaron," says the 75-year-old legend, offering an alternative album title, "because people know me from doing the ballads and New Orleans stuff. They're getting another feel of Aaron" -- a record that touches on the mystic gumbo of "Yellow Moon" and sheer sweetness of "Everybody Plays the Fool" while diverging toward a third path we've never quite heard from Neville in the studio.

While Neville sometimes tours with his quintet, this is a smaller, more intimate show that features Neville and keyboard player Michael Goods. "I like the energy of the quintet," he says, "and I also like the laid-back quality of the duo, just coming off the top of my head with things, not having to worry about whether we rehearsed it. Sometimes I put Michael on the spot, because I'll come up with something he's never heard before, but then he'll catch it and that will make it even cooler. I bring the audience back to where I first started, with some Nat King Cole or anything that comes to my mind..."

And that mind is constantly racing, musically, just as it was in the days when the teachers would catch him deep in a distracted schoolboy reverie. "Because I've got about 10 million songs in my head. Some of 'em wake me up at 3:00 in the morning, and I've got to sing the whole song to myself before I can get back to sleep, to make sure I know all the words," he laughs. His middle-of-the-night song insomnia can make for his next audience's dream come true.

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Aaron Neville Duo • Landmark on Main Street • 1.11.19
Jan
11
8:00 PM20:00

Aaron Neville Duo • Landmark on Main Street • 1.11.19

Aaron Neville Duo

Friday, January 11, 2018 at 8PM at Landmark on Main Street

Aaron Neville Landmark on main Street MWB Music Without Borders

Aaron Neville is the most holistic of soul men. His recent release, Apache, matches anything the Neville Brothers ever recorded for true grit, while still allowing plenty of space for a singer who's arguably the most distinctive vocal stylist on the planet to "tell it like it is."

Apache also reflects Neville's social and spiritual concerns, with words straight out of a poetry journal he began keeping in the 1970s.

"I call it The Other Side of Aaron," says the 75-year-old legend, "because people know me from doing the ballads and New Orleans stuff. They're getting another feel of Aaron." 

This smaller, more intimate show features Neville and keyboard player Michael Goods. "I like the laid-back quality of the duo," he says, "just coming off the top of my head with things, not having to worry about whether we rehearsed it. I bring the audience back to where I first started, with some Nat King Cole or anything that comes to my mind..."

And that mind is constantly racing, musically. "Because I've got about 10 million songs in my head. Some of 'em wake me up at 3:00 in the morning, and I've got to sing the whole song to myself before I can get back to sleep, to make sure I know all the words," he laughs. Neville's middle-of-the-night song insomnia can make for his next audience's dream come true.

Tickets: $80/$70/$60 (Friends take $5 off) online or through the Box Office at 516.767.6444

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Broken Arrow - Neil Young Tribute • Tarrytown Music Hall • 1.11.19 RESCHEDULED
Jan
11
8:00 PM20:00

Broken Arrow - Neil Young Tribute • Tarrytown Music Hall • 1.11.19 RESCHEDULED

RESCHEDULED

Broken Arrow

A Musical Tribute to Neil Young

Friday, January 11, 2019 at 8PM at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown, NY

Broken Arrow Music Without Borders Neil Young

Broken Arrow performs the music of Neil Young, featuring both the rockin' electric Crazy Horse tunes and the more acoustic, pedal steel driven country rock material. The band delivers these classic songs faithfully while taking them out on some jamming excursions and tastefully tweaking some of the arrangements. Joe Mass nails the Neil vocals perfectly and the harmonies are spot on. Broken Arrow has audiences on their feet singing along and demanding encores at every show.

The Broken Arrow Neil Young Tribute has been postponed until Friday, January 11th. Tickets for the original October 12th performance will be honored on January 11th

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John Oates with The Good Road Band • Landmark on Main Street • 1.5.19
Jan
5
8:00 PM20:00

John Oates with The Good Road Band • Landmark on Main Street • 1.5.19

John Oates

with The Good Road Band

Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 8PM at Landmark on Main Street

John Oates MWB Music Without Borders

John Oates is one-half of the best-selling duo of all time, Daryl Hall & John Oates, as well as a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Now he has teamed up with a number of accomplished Americana musicians, known as The Good Road Band, to deliver his sixth solo album, Arkansas (Thirty Tigers).

The album pays homage to the state’s beautiful countryside and Oates’ interest in early American music. Beginning as a tribute to Oates’ musical idol, Mississippi John Hurt, the project evolved during a series of Nashville recording sessions into a unique, retrospective collection that drew from a wide range of Oates’ creative influences. John Oates’ critically acclaimed album is out now.

 “My uncle Tony, after World War II, moved to Fayetteville, Arkansas and lived there for the rest of his life. I went there to visit him,” says Oates, saying that the wide-open landscape captivated him as a youngster. Then, on a recent trip back to the area, inspiration struck. “I stood at night out in the middle of the cotton fields all along the banks of the Mississippi River and it was one of the most beautiful moments that I’ve ever experienced, with the moonlight shining on the white cotton, and I just thought, ‘Man, this is so American, in a way.'” Oates soon put pen to paper. “I went back to Nashville, and the next day I just wrote the song. It just came out of me.”

Rolling Stone hailed Arkansas as one of the Most Anticipated Country Albums of 2018. In addition, the publication said the album “pays tribute to the voices that became before him… shining a light not only on the state’s countryside, but its contributions to country music, too.”

“Listening to the sonic flavors of Arkansas is akin to a visit to a museum where the early history of music is on display – whether that genre be Country, Blues, or Rock.” – Billboard

Arkansas may be Oates’ very best album simply because the music is so much a part of him that he can deliver it with a simple intensity that evokes a range of feelings in the listeners.” – No Depression


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John Oates with The Good Road Band • SOPAC • 1.4.19
Jan
4
8:00 PM20:00

John Oates with The Good Road Band • SOPAC • 1.4.19

John Oates

with The Good Road Band

Friday, January 4, 2019 at 8PM at SOPAC

John Oates MWB Music Without Borders

John Oates is one-half of the best-selling duo of all time, Daryl Hall & John Oates, as well as a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Now he has teamed up with a number of accomplished Americana musicians, known as The Good Road Band, to deliver his sixth solo album, Arkansas (Thirty Tigers).

The album pays homage to the state’s beautiful countryside and Oates’ interest in early American music. Beginning as a tribute to Oates’ musical idol, Mississippi John Hurt, the project evolved during a series of Nashville recording sessions into a unique, retrospective collection that drew from a wide range of Oates’ creative influences. John Oates’ critically acclaimed album is out now.

 “My uncle Tony, after World War II, moved to Fayetteville, Arkansas and lived there for the rest of his life. I went there to visit him,” says Oates, saying that the wide-open landscape captivated him as a youngster. Then, on a recent trip back to the area, inspiration struck. “I stood at night out in the middle of the cotton fields all along the banks of the Mississippi River and it was one of the most beautiful moments that I’ve ever experienced, with the moonlight shining on the white cotton, and I just thought, ‘Man, this is so American, in a way.'” Oates soon put pen to paper. “I went back to Nashville, and the next day I just wrote the song. It just came out of me.”

Rolling Stone hailed Arkansas as one of the Most Anticipated Country Albums of 2018. In addition, the publication said the album “pays tribute to the voices that became before him… shining a light not only on the state’s countryside, but its contributions to country music, too.”

“Listening to the sonic flavors of Arkansas is akin to a visit to a museum where the early history of music is on display – whether that genre be Country, Blues, or Rock.” – Billboard

Arkansas may be Oates’ very best album simply because the music is so much a part of him that he can deliver it with a simple intensity that evokes a range of feelings in the listeners.” – No Depression


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Moondance - A Tribute to Van Morrison
Dec
28
8:00 PM20:00

Moondance - A Tribute to Van Morrison

Moondance - A Tribute to Van Morrison

Friday, December 28, 2018 at 8PM at the Tarrytown Music Hall

Moondance Van Morrison MWB Music Without Borders

A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation
Rock and roll doesn’t get any better than Van Morrison. Van the Man has done it all - from classic rockers like Brown Eyed Girl and Domino to legendary tunes like Tupelo Honey and Into The Mystic, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has never failed to impress music lovers around the globe. Moondance is the ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert. This incredible show captures the Van Morrison concert experience like no other. You’ll hear classic tunes - Brown Eyed Girl, Moondance, Domino, It Stoned Me, Tupelo Honey, Wild Night, Into The Mystic, Caravan - just to name a few. The show is packed with one VM classic after the next.

"An incredible recreation of the Irish legend." - LA Times
"If Van Morrison isn’t coming to your town, Moondance is the next best thing!" - Dallas News
"A very impressive and realistic portrayal of Van Morrison…a must see." - Hawaii Reporter

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Garland Jeffreys Trio In the Loft • SOPAC • 12.28.18
Dec
28
8:00 PM20:00

Garland Jeffreys Trio In the Loft • SOPAC • 12.28.18

Garland Jeffreys Trio In the Loft

Friday, December 28, 2018 at 8PM at SOPAC

Garland Jeffreys SOPAC MWB Music Without Borders

The legendary Garland Jeffreys doesn’t fit into neat little boxes: his thoughtful, passionate songs mix New Wave, Soul, Reggae, Garage Rock, Doo-wop and Latin influences to create a deeply personal hybrid that reflects his own multi-ethnic roots.  A New York native and veteran of the fertile mid-‘70s and early ‘80s scene that included peers like Bruce Springsteen, Lou Reed, Mink DeVille and Phoebe Snow, Garland Jeffreys’ songs range from streetwise urban-romantic love songs to penetrating social critiques tackling issues of race in America, especially on his album Don’t Call Me Buckwheat which has been called “one of the most important, hard hitting records since Marvin Gaye’s masterpiece What’s Going On (Stereo Review). With songs covered by artists as diverse as punk pioneers The Circle Jerks, neo-folk band Vetiver and Jazz trumpet great Randy Brecker, Garland Jeffreys is truly unclassifiable.

After a long hiatus, Garland Jeffreys has self-released three stellar albums over the last 7 years: The King of In Between, was featured on numerous 2011 year-end best of lists, including those of Rolling Stone, MSN, and NPR, and been recognized as “a late career masterpiece” (Minneapolis Star Tribune). Truth Serum in 2013 is “an album that’s urgent and immediate — much like NYC itself — but also filled with seven decades of gritty, street-smart attitude (American Songwriter), and 2017’s 14 Steps To Harlem had critics raving “more proof that he deserves musical comparisons that fall somewhere between Van Morrison, Bruce Springsteen and Graham Parker” (Pop Matters) and “shows the now 73-year old songwriter still reveling in the kind of wide-ranging songwriting that has today become a lost art” (Stereophile).

Garland Jeffreys’ songs have been featured in numerous films and television shows, most recently in the Netflix series The Get DownThe Deuce and Thirteen Reasons Why.

A proud inductee of the Long Island Music Hall of Fame, a New York Blues Hall of Famer and a recent addition to the prestigious Yale University Oral Music Archives, Jeffreys and his team are crowd funding a feature-length documentary, with interviews already filmed with Laurie Anderson, critic David Hajdu and Harvey Keitel.

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Cherish the Ladies - A Celtic Christmas • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.22.18
Dec
22
8:00 PM20:00

Cherish the Ladies - A Celtic Christmas • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.22.18

Cherish the Ladies - A Celtic Christmas

Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 8PM at the Tarrytown Music Hall

MWB Music Without Borders Cherish the Ladies

A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation, supported by WFUV
One of the most engaging and successful ensembles in the history of Celtic music, Cherish The Ladies have shared timeless Irish traditions with audiences worldwide for over thirty years. In their Celtic Christmas program, the Ladies put their signature mark on classic carols such as “O Come All Ye Faithful” and “Silent Night,” in arrangements that highlight the group’s unique Celtic instrumentation, beautiful harmonies, and spectacular step dancing. Hailed by The New York Times as “passionate, tender and rambunctious,” Cherish The Ladies have released three critically acclaimed holiday albums, On Christmas Night, A Star In The East, and 2015’s Christmas In Ireland.

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Cherish the Ladies - A Celtic Christmas • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12/22
Dec
22
8:00 PM20:00

Cherish the Ladies - A Celtic Christmas • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12/22

Cherish the Ladies

A Celtic Christmas

December 22, 2018, 8:00 pm at the Tarrytown Music Hall

Cherish the Ladies • Music Without Borders • Tarrytown Music Hall

One of the most engaging and successful ensembles in the history of Celtic music, Cherish The Ladies have shared timeless Irish traditions with audiences worldwide for over thirty years. In their Celtic Christmas program, the Ladies put their signature mark on classic carols such as “O Come All Ye Faithful” and “Silent Night,” in arrangements that highlight the group’s unique Celtic instrumentation, beautiful harmonies, and spectacular step dancing. Hailed by The New York Times as “passionate, tender and rambunctious,” Cherish The Ladies have released three critically acclaimed holiday albums, On Christmas NightA Star In The East, and 2015’s Christmas In Ireland.

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Moondance – The Ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert • SOPAC • 12.21.18
Dec
21
8:00 PM20:00

Moondance – The Ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert • SOPAC • 12.21.18

Moondance – The Ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert

Friday, December, 21, 2018 at 8PM at SOPAC

Moondance Van Morrison Music Without Borders MWB

Rock and Roll doesn’t get any better than Van Morrison. Van the Man has done it all – from classic rockers like “Brown Eyed Girl” and “Domino” to legendary tunes like “Tupelo Honey” and “Into The Mystic,”  the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has never failed to impress music lovers around the globe.

Moondance is the ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert. This incredible show captures the Van Morrison concert experience like no other. You’ll hear classic tunes – “Brown Eyed Girl,” “Moondance,” “Domino,” “It Stoned Me,” “Tupelo Honey” “Wild Night,” “Into The Mystic,” “ Caravan” – just to name a few. The show is packed with one Van Morrison classic after the next.

What the critics say:

“An incredible recreation of the Irish legend.” 
– LA Times

“If Van Morrison isn’t coming to your town, Moondance is the next best thing!” 
– Dallas News

“A very impressive and realistic portrayal of Van Morrison…a must see.” 
– Hawaii Reporter

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Cherish the Ladies • Garde Arts Center • 12.21.18
Dec
21
8:00 PM20:00

Cherish the Ladies • Garde Arts Center • 12.21.18

Cherish the Ladies:
A Celtic Christmas

Friday, December 21, 2018 at Garde Arts Center

Cherish the Ladies Music Without Borders Christmas Celtic

Celebrate the holidays with A Celtic Christmas, a spectacular blend of virtuoso instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements, stunning step dancing, and great wit.

For more than three decades, Cherish the Ladies - one of the top Celtic groups in the world  - has shared timeless Irish traditions and good cheer with audiences worldwide as well as the White House, the Olympics, and PBS with their television special, An Irish Homecoming.

Under the leadership of the dynamic and irrepressible flute and whistle champion Joanie Madden, Cherish the Ladies has collaborated with such notable musicians as The Boston Pops, The Clancy Brothers, The Chieftains, Vince Gill, Nanci Griffith, Pete Seeger, Don Henley, Arlo Guthrie and Maura O’Connell as well as being the featured soloist with major symphony orchestras.

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The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra • Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts • 12.21.18
Dec
21
8:00 PM20:00

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra • Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts • 12.21.18

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The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra

Friday, December 21, 2018 at 8PM at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts

Glenn Miller Orchestra Music Without Borders MWB

The World Famous, Glenn Miller Orchestra, the most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world. Nick Hilscher is the orchestra’s present music director.

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Dec
20
7:30 PM19:30

Cherish the Ladies: Celtic Christmas • SOPAC • 12.20.18

Cherish the Ladies:
Celtic Christmas

Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 7:30PM at SOPAC

Cherish the Ladies Music Without Borders MWB

Celebrating 32 years of music making, Cherish the Ladies continues to delight audiences with its beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing. You’ll delight in the special Christmas music that embodies the beauty of the season – Celtic style!

“It is simply impossible to imagine an audience that wouldn’t enjoy what they do,” says the Boston Globe speaking of Cherish the Ladies, the long-running, Grammy Award-nominated, Irish-American super group formed in New York City in 1985 to celebrate the rise of extraordinary women in a male-dominated Irish music scene.

The past three decades have included world tours, concerts at the White House and the Olympics and 17 critically-acclaimed albums including their Emmy Award-winning special, “An Irish Homecoming,” which was broadcast on PBS. 

Under the leadership of All-Ireland Flute and Whistle Champion Joanie Madden, named by The Irish Voice Newspaper as one of the Top 25 most influential Irish Americans of the past quarter century, Cherish the Ladies create an evening that includes a spectacular blend of virtuoso instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements, and stunning step dancing.  Their continued success as one of the top Celtic groups in the world is due to the ensembles ability to take the best of Irish traditional music and dance and put it forth in an immensely entertaining show. 

The New York Times calls their music “passionate, tender, and rambunctious,” and the Washington Post praises their “astonishing array of virtuosity.” They’ve won recognition as the BBC’s Best Musical Group of the Year and named Top North American Celtic Group at the Irish Music Awards and not to mention having a street named after them in the Bronx! 

Cherish the Ladies have collaborated with such musicians as The Boston Pops, The Clancy Brothers, the Chieftains, Vince Gill, Nanci Griffith, Pete Seeger, Don Henley, Arlo Guthrie and Maura O’Connell as well as being the featured soloist with over 280 nights of symphony orchestras.  The level of artistic, historic, and purely enticing entertainment is unlike any in its genre. As their reputation and admiration from both fans and critics alike continues to grow.

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Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas • SOPAC • 12.20
Dec
20
7:30 PM19:30

Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas • SOPAC • 12.20

Cherish the Ladies

A Celtic Christmas

December 20, 2018, 8:00 pm at the SOPAC

Cherish the Ladies MWB Music Without Borders SOPAC

Celebrating 32 years of music making, Cherish the Ladies continues to delight audiences with its beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing. You’ll delight in the special Christmas music that embodies the beauty of the season – Celtic style!

“It is simply impossible to imagine an audience that wouldn’t enjoy what they do,” says the Boston Globe speaking of Cherish the Ladies, the long-running, Grammy Award-nominated, Irish-American super group formed in New York City in 1985 to celebrate the rise of extraordinary women in a male-dominated Irish music scene.

The past three decades have included world tours, concerts at the White House and the Olympics and 17 critically-acclaimed albums including their Emmy Award-winning special, “An Irish Homecoming,” which was broadcast on PBS. 

Under the leadership of All-Ireland Flute and Whistle Champion Joanie Madden, named by The Irish Voice Newspaper as one of the Top 25 most influential Irish Americans of the past quarter century, Cherish the Ladies create an evening that includes a spectacular blend of virtuoso instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements, and stunning step dancing.  Their continued success as one of the top Celtic groups in the world is due to the ensembles ability to take the best of Irish traditional music and dance and put it forth in an immensely entertaining show. 

The New York Times calls their music “passionate, tender, and rambunctious,” and the Washington Post praises their “astonishing array of virtuosity.” They’ve won recognition as the BBC’s Best Musical Group of the Year and named Top North American Celtic Group at the Irish Music Awards and not to mention having a street named after them in the Bronx! 

Cherish the Ladies have collaborated with such musicians as The Boston Pops, The Clancy Brothers, the Chieftains, Vince Gill, Nanci Griffith, Pete Seeger, Don Henley, Arlo Guthrie and Maura O’Connell as well as being the featured soloist with over 280 nights of symphony orchestras.  The level of artistic, historic, and purely enticing entertainment is unlike any in its genre. As their reputation and admiration from both fans and critics alike continues to grow.

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A Darlene Love Christmas • Landmark on Main Street • 12.16.18
Dec
16
7:00 PM19:00

A Darlene Love Christmas • Landmark on Main Street • 12.16.18

A Darlene Love Christmas

Sunday, December 16. 2018 at 7:00PM at Landmark On Main Street

Darlene Love Music Without Borders MWB

It's no wonder  The  New  York  Times  raves:  "Darlene  Love's thunderbolt  voice  is  as  embedded  in  the  history  of  rock  and  roll  as  Eric  Clapton's  guitar  or Bob  Dylan's  lyrics."

Through  the  years,  Darlene  Love  continues  to  captivate audiences worldwide with her warm,  gracious stage  presence and sensational  performances.  In  2011, she was  inducted  into the  Rock  and  Roll Hall of  Fame. Rolling  Stone Magazine has  proclaimed  her  to  be  "one  of  the  greatest singers of  all  time" and  that certainly  rings  true.  Perhaps  Paul  Shaffer  says  it  even  more  concisely:  "Darlene Love  is Rock  N'  Roll!"

Landmark is thrilled to welcome Darlene Love "home for the holidays!"

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Classic Stones Live! • SOPAC • 12.15.18
Dec
15
8:00 PM20:00

Classic Stones Live! • SOPAC • 12.15.18

Classic Stones Live!

The Complete Rolling Stones Tribute Show

Saturday, December15, 2018 at 8PM at the South Orange Performing Arts Center

Classic Stones Live! Music Without Borders MWB

Front man Keith Call has all of the moves and swagger of Mick Jagger, and along with his partner in crime Bernie Bollendorf, who portrays Rock and Roll outlaw Keith Richards, they complete the duo notoriously hailed as “The Glimmer Twins.” Their jaw-dropping resemblance to these two Rock and Roll icons is simply amazing, but what truly makes Classic Stones Live unique, is their musical prowess, attention to detail, and the spot on renditions of all of your favorite Rolling Stones “classics!”

From the signature saxophone solo in “Brown Sugar” to the unforgettable backing vocals in “Gimme Shelter,” every last detail has been accounted for by this eight-piece band. They perform all of the songs that are staples of any Rolling Stones show in original tunings.

Classic Stones Live captures the raw energy of the most electrifying performances throughout The Rolling Stones career, and recreates the greatest Rock band of all time in their legendary prime. This is what makes this band the number one Stones tribute in the world. Playing all of the hits that make up the soundtrack of a generation, Classic Stones Live delivers a complete Rolling Stones experience every time.

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The Weight Performs The Band’s “Music From Big Pink” • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.15.18
Dec
15
8:00 PM20:00

The Weight Performs The Band’s “Music From Big Pink” • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.15.18

The Weight Performs The Band’s “Music From Big Pink”

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 8PM at the Tarrytown Music Hall

The Weight The Band Music Without Borders MWB

We are thrilled to commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Band’s “Music From Big Pink”, Named #34 of Rolling Stone Magazine’s top 500 albums of All Time. Performed by The Weight Band who originated in 2013 inside the famed Woodstock, New York barn of Levon Helm when Jim Weider and Randy Ciarlante — both former members of The Band — performed “Songs of The Band” with Band founder, Garth Hudson, alongside Jimmy Vivino and Byron Isaacs. Inspired to carry on the legacy of the unforgettable rock group, Weider, Ciarlante and Isaacs began performing fan favorites from The Band catalog to audiences across the country, inviting Brian Mitchell to complete their sound. The Weight Band later added Albert Rogers , Michael Bram and Matt Zeiner to make up their current lineup.

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Laurie Berkner Solo Holiday Show • Garde Arts Center • 12.15.18
Dec
15
11:00 AM11:00

Laurie Berkner Solo Holiday Show • Garde Arts Center • 12.15.18

Laurie Berkner Solo Holiday Show

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 11:00AM at the Garde Arts Center

Laurie Berkner Music Without Borders MWB

The Laurie Berkner Solo Holiday Show will celebrate the season with traditional songs like “Jingle Bells,” and “Frosty the Snowman,” plus originals from Laurie’s well-loved album, A Laurie Berkner Christmas, including “Santa’s Coming To My House Tonight” and “Candle Chase.” This performance will also showcase many fan favorites from Laurie’s recently released “greatest hits” album, The Ultimate Laurie Berkner Band Collection. Bring a stuffed animal for your head and your holiday cheer!

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“A Bronx Tale” Starring Chazz Palminteri • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.14.18
Dec
14
8:00 PM20:00

“A Bronx Tale” Starring Chazz Palminteri • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.14.18

“A Bronx Tale” Starring Chazz Palminteri

Friday, December 14, 2018 at 8PM at the Tarrytown Music Hall

Chazz Palminteri Music Without Borders MWB

Chazz Palminteri returns performing his one-man stage version of the hit movie and recent Broadway musical A Bronx Tale. Based on his childhood memories of working men and gangsters in the Italian-American neighborhood where he grew up, Palminteri originally wrote the script for the stage and performed it in Los Angeles where it became the hottest property in Hollywood since ROCKY. He moved the production to New York, where the stage version played to sold-out audiences for four months and earned him Outer Critics Circle Awards for both acting and writing. While in New York he completed the screenplay and soon found himself playing the role of Sonny on the big screen opposite Robert De Niro. See Chazz perform the original one-man show that made him a star. Chazz has more than 50 movies to his credit including The Usual Suspects, Bullets Over Broadway (Academy Award nomination), Analyze This, Hurlyburly, Mulholland Falls, and more. 

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Louie Anderson • Emelin Theatre • 12.14.18
Dec
14
8:00 PM20:00

Louie Anderson • Emelin Theatre • 12.14.18

Louie Anderson

Friday, December 14, 2018 at 8PM at Emelin Theatre

Louie Anderson Emelin Theatre Music Without Borders MWB


Louie Anderson has been named “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time” by Comedy Central, has won a 2016 Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Christine Baskets in the hit FX comedy series “Baskets,” and is a best-selling author. Over a career that’s spanned thirty years, he has become one of America’s most recognized and adored comics, continuing to tour and perform to standing-room-only crowds across the country.

Sharing his childhood experiences as one of eleven children growing up in Minnesota, Louie’s comedy routines rang true to his early club audiences, and led him to his national television debut on the “Tonight Show with Johnny Carson” in 1984. The rest is history. Appearances on Leno, Letterman, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “Comic Relief,” Showtime, HBO and CMT specials followed.

Hosting the legendary game show, “Family Feud,” soon made him a household name opening doors for him as an actor. In addition to being a television guest star, Louie has had memorable featured roles in film comedies like Coming to America, opposite Eddie Murphy, and the classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. His Saturday morning animated series “Life with Louie,” garnered three Humanitas Prizes, as well as a Genesis Award for its depiction of the proper treatment of animals and, most significantly, two Emmy Awards.

In his 2018 stand-up special, “Big Underwear,” taped at the historic Palace Theatre in Los Angeles, he plays on the challenges of getting healthy, life on the road, dealing with technology and how we all eventually become our parents. When not in production, Louie continues to tour, traveling the States doing what Louie loves to do, Stand-Up Comedy.

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Todd Barry • SOPAC • 12.14.18
Dec
14
8:00 PM20:00

Todd Barry • SOPAC • 12.14.18

Todd Barry

South Orange Performing Arts Center, Friday, December 14 2018 at 8:00PM

Comedian and actor Todd Barry is widely recognized for his roles as the bongo-playing “Third Conchord” on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords and Mickey Rourke’s deli boss in 2009 Oscar winner The Wrestler, and renowned throughout the entertainment industry for his nuanced, measured, and thoroughly original approach to stand-up. Drawing audience members in with his deadpan self-deprecation and ability to pile punchline upon punchline, his decidedly low-key stage persona belies a deeply intelligent, often biting, occasionally absurdist worldview, one lauded by discerning fans who seek a fresh yet honest update to traditional observation and social commentary.

“Piercing, blinding, slaying, violating wit.” 
– NPR

Boasting multiple stand-up appearances on The Late Show with David LettermanLate Night with Conan O’BrienJimmy Kimmel Live!, and two Comedy Central Presentsspecials,  and his latest one hour Comedy Central special Super Crazy. Todd’s resume also includes such hit TV shows as LouieDelocatedBored to DeathTim and EricChappelle’s ShowSex and the City, and even Sesame Street. Among his additional feature-film highlights are Todd Phillips’s Road Trip, Louis CK’s Pootie Tang, and Mitch Hedberg’s Los Enchiladas.  You can see him soon at Sigourney Weaver’s right hand man in Amy Heckerling’s Vamps, and as Paul Rudd’s co-worker in David Wain’s Wanderlust. Internationally he has performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival, the Vancouver International Comedy Festival, and Kilkenny, Ireland’s Cat Laughs Festival. 

 “Acerbic wit, deadpan delivery and wickedly smart punchlines.” 
– Time Out New York

Todd has been heard on both The Howard Stern Show and The Bob & Tom Show, and his albums Medium EnergyFalling Off the Bone, and From Heaven are available from Comedy Central Records, Amazon and iTunes. He has earned the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival’s Jury Award, praise from Ricky Gervais as one of the best comedians of 2009, and accolades from The Onion’s A.V. Club, which declared Medium Energy one of the best comedy albums of the decade.

 “Comedy savants revere this Conan and Letterman veteran’s hushed, singsong sarcasm.” 
– Entertainment Weekly

Todd was once the subject of a New York Times Arts section cover story, which referred to him as a “master of standup” and noted “when it comes to live performance, few comics are more consistently funny.” Find the Todd Barry Podcast iTunes and other platforms.

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The Weight Band • SOPAC • 12.09.18
Dec
9
7:30 PM19:30

The Weight Band • SOPAC • 12.09.18

The Weight Band

Featuring Members of The Band and Levon Helm Band

Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 7:30PM at SOPAC

The Weight Music Without Borders MWB

The Weight Band originated in 2013 inside the famed Woodstock, New York barn of Levon Helm when Jim Weider and Randy Ciarlante — both former members of The Band — performed “Songs of The Band” with Band founder, Garth Hudson, alongside Jimmy Vivino and Byron Isaacs.

Inspired to carry on the legacy of the unforgettable Rock group, Weider, Ciarlante and Isaacs began performing fan favorites from The Band catalog to audiences across the country, inviting Brian Mitchell to complete their sound. The Weight Band later added Albert Rogers, Michael Bram and Matt Zeiner to make up their current lineup.

The Weight Band 

Jim Weider
Brian Mitchell
Albert Rogers
Michael Bram
Matt Zeiner

Together, after four years of touring, The Weight Band has recorded a new album of original material, capturing The Band’s musical tradition and packaged for today’s vibrant Americana base. Released in February 2018, World Gone Mad is an Americana/Roots Rock masterpiece of the Woodstock sound.

Jim Weider (guitar, mandolin & vocals) is a former member of the legendary group, The Band. From 1985 to 2000, Jim replaced Robbie Robertson as their lead guitarist, writing songs and performing on their three studio albums, JerichoHigh on the Hog and Jubilation. He toured internationally with original Band members Levon Helm, Garth Hudson and Rick Danko for fifteen years and was featured with them on numerous albums, films, videos and television appearances.

Michael Bram (drums & vocals) soulful singer and multi-instrumentalist, Michael “Leroy” Bram most recently toured with Jason Mraz for seven years, and before that was a staple in the New York music scene. Career highlights include working with Willie Nelson, and recording tracks with Bob Margolin of The Last Waltz fame.

Brian Mitchell (keyboards & vocals) is a current member of Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble Band and is well-known within the circles of the music industry and beyond for his solo career and his high-profile collaborations. He has recorded and performed with some of music’s most respected artists, Levon Helm, Bob Dylan, Al Green, B.B. King, and countless others.

Matt Zeiner (keyboard & vocals) Matt began his career with Hartford’s Street Temperature band, then hit the road with Matt “Guitar” Murphy of Blues Brothers fame. Matt then toured extensively with Dickey Betts, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band. Over the years, he’s performed with, produced and/or written for Jeff Pevar, Melvin Sparks, Zach Deputy, Ryan Montbleau, Jaimoe (Allman Brothers), and many others.

Albert Rogers plays bass and shares vocal duties as a member of The Weight. He’s shared the stage with Levon Helm and Garth Hudson in The Jim Weider Band, and has also performed with Sid McGinnis, Hubert Sumlin, Jimmy Vivino, and Albert Lee among many others.

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The Nutcracker • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.9
Dec
9
7:00 PM19:00

The Nutcracker • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.9

The Nutcracker

Performed by New York Theatre Ballet

at the Tarrytown Music Hall, Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 7:00PM

The Nutcracker Tarrytown Music Hall Music Without Borders MWB

A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation
Made possible in part by Maria Fareri Children's Hospital with additional support from Ridge Hill
An enchanting hour-long production of The Nutcracker, created for younger audiences, yet sophisticated enough for adults! Founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, New York Theatre Ballet has earned national attention for its artistry and elegant restorations and revivals of masterworks by great choreographers. It is equally committed to performing innovative hour-long ballets based on children’s literature for family audiences. In October 2012, NYTB reprised their sold-out performance with The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall with a suite of dances by Agnes deMille from her best-known Broadway musicals.

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Dec
9
7:00 PM19:00

Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas • Landmark on Main Street • 12.9.18

Cherish the Ladies:
A Celtic Christmas

Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 7PM at Landmark on Main Street

Cherish the Ladies Music Without Borders MWB

Joanie Madden and Cherish the Ladies return to the Jeanne Rimsky Theater for a Landmark holiday concert.

Taking their name from a traditional Irish jig, Cherish The Ladies shares timeless Irish traditions with audiences worldwide. 

In this program, the Ladies perform classic Christmas carols, in their signature arrangements, highlighting unique Celtic instrumentation, beautiful harmonies, and spectacular step-dancing. A wonderful Christmas program, complete with full band and traditional Irish step dancers.  "The five women who form the Celtic band delivered a thoroughly engaging performance brimming with spirit, wit and soul." - The Washington Post

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The Nutcracker • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.9
Dec
9
4:00 PM16:00

The Nutcracker • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.9

The Nutcracker

Performed by New York Theatre Ballet

at the Tarrytown Music Hall, Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 4:00PM

The Nutcracker Tarrytown Music Hall Music Without Borders MWB

A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation
Made possible in part by Maria Fareri Children's Hospital with additional support from Ridge Hill
An enchanting hour-long production of The Nutcracker, created for younger audiences, yet sophisticated enough for adults! Founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, New York Theatre Ballet has earned national attention for its artistry and elegant restorations and revivals of masterworks by great choreographers. It is equally committed to performing innovative hour-long ballets based on children’s literature for family audiences. In October 2012, NYTB reprised their sold-out performance with The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall with a suite of dances by Agnes deMille from her best-known Broadway musicals.

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The Nutcracker • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.9
Dec
9
1:00 PM13:00

The Nutcracker • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.9

The Nutcracker

Performed by New York Theatre Ballet

at the Tarrytown Music Hall, Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 1:00PM

The Nutcracker Tarrytown Music Hall Music Without Borders MWB

A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation
Made possible in part by Maria Fareri Children's Hospital with additional support from Ridge Hill
An enchanting hour-long production of The Nutcracker, created for younger audiences, yet sophisticated enough for adults! Founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, New York Theatre Ballet has earned national attention for its artistry and elegant restorations and revivals of masterworks by great choreographers. It is equally committed to performing innovative hour-long ballets based on children’s literature for family audiences. In October 2012, NYTB reprised their sold-out performance with The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall with a suite of dances by Agnes deMille from her best-known Broadway musicals.

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Dec
7
8:00 PM20:00

Maria Bamford • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.07.18

Maria Bamford

Friday, December 7, 2018 at 8:00PM

Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown, NY

Maria Bamford Music Without Borders

A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation
Stand up comedian Maria Bamford stars in the semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, lauded as “revelatory” by Entertainment Weekly and one of 2016’s must-see shows by Variety and Rolling Stone. The series was created by Mitch Hurwitz (Arrested Development) and Pam Brady (South Park). Maria is the creator and star of Maria Bamford: the special special special and of the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show, which screened at the Museum of Art and Design. She was the first female comic to have two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials and starred alongside Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifianakis and Brian Posehn in the Comedy Central series The Comedians of Comedy and Netflix’s Comedians of Comedy: The Movie. Maria voices characters on numerous animated series including BoJack Horseman, Adventure Time, Legend of Korra, Puss in Boots and PBS’s Emmywinning series Word Girl. She can also be heard voicing lead roles on Fox’s Golan the Insatiable and Yahoo’s Talking Tom & Friends.

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The Klezmatics • Emelin Theatre • 12.06.18
Dec
6
7:30 PM19:30

The Klezmatics • Emelin Theatre • 12.06.18

The Klezmatics

Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 7:30PM at Emelin Theatre

Klezmatics Music Without Borders MWB

Since their emergence more than 30 years ago, the Klezmatics have raised the bar for Eastern European Jewish music Their aesthetically, politically and musically interesting recordings has inspired future generations and helped change the face of contemporary Yiddish culture. Often called a “Jewish roots band,” the Klezmatics have led a popular revival of this ages-old, nearly forgotten art form.

“Klezmer,” says London, “is the unique sound of East European Jewishness. It has the power to evoke a feeling of other-worldliness, of being there and then, of nostalgia for a time and place that we never knew.” The Klezmatics’ music is rooted in but is not a strictly traditional variety of the klezmer genre. Rather it is a comfortable hybrid that appeals equally to those with no previous exposure to the music and those already familiar with it. Although tradition is at the core of what they do, since the beginning the Klezmatics have adapted to the artistic sensibilities of a contemporary world.  “Klezmer has everything you want, ethnically, and yet it’s so intertwined with American culture,” says Morrissett. “We want to make sure that we are part of a living tradition, and living traditions change; they don’t stay in a pickled form.”

The Klezmatics have performed in more than 20 countries and released 11 albums to date—including their Grammy-winning 2006 album Wonder Wheel. They have also recently served as the subject of a feature-length documentary film, The Klezmatics: On Holy Ground. During their third-of-a-century existence the Klezmatics have collaborated with such brilliant artists as violinist Itzhak Perlman, Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner and Israeli vocal icon Chava Alberstein, plus many other prominent artists working within multiple genres.

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Loudon Wainwright III, Suzzy Roche, Lucy Wainwright Roche: All in a Family • Landmark on Main Street • 12.2.18
Dec
2
7:00 PM19:00

Loudon Wainwright III, Suzzy Roche, Lucy Wainwright Roche: All in a Family • Landmark on Main Street • 12.2.18

Loudon Wainwright III, Suzzy Roche, Lucy Wainwright Roche: All in a Family

Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 7PM at Landmark on Main Street

Wainwright Music Without Borders MWB

Three Landmark favorite singer-songwriters return for an evening of thoughtful songs and plenty of familial harmonies. The All in a Family concert includes Grammy Award winner Loudon Wainwright III and acclaimed songwriters Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche.

Loudon Wainwright III has a history of success in multiple creative outlets. In 2010 he won the Best Traditional Folk Album Grammy for High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project, and his 2012 recording, Older Than My Old Man Now, was named one of NPR's Top 10 Albums of the Year. His songs have been recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Johnny Cash, Earl Scruggs, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Rufus Wainwright, and Mose Allison.

Loudon's 26th album, 2016's Haven't Got the Blues (Yet)--or HGTB(Y), for short -- is a 14-song, genre-bounding set ("eclectricity," he calls it) dealing with varied subject matter including depression, drinking, senior citizenship, gun control, heartbreak, pet ownership and New York City's arcane practice of alternate side-of-the-street parking.

Wainwright has also starred on TV in M.A.S.H. and Undeclared, and on Broadway in Pump Boys and Dinettes. Most recently, he appeared in Soderbergh's film Mosaic, and has been performing a one-man theatrical show, Surviving Twin, which combines his songs and the writings of his late father: Initially developed as part of University of North Carolina's Playmakers series, Surviving Twin focuses on fatherhood -- both being a father and having one -- and also explores the issues of birth, self-identity, loss, mortality, fashion, and of course, pet ownership.

Suzzy Roche's career in music began when she and her two sisters founded The Roches, a vocal group known for their rich harmonies, quirky lyrics, and casually comedic stage performances, which still performs today. An acclaimed singer songwriter in her own right, Suzzy has recorded two solo albums. She has written two books, appeared in on screen (Crossing Delancey) and has taught at NYU and Princeton. After a lifetime of performing and recording, these days Suzzy enjoys singing on the road with her daughter Lucy Wainwright Roche. Lucy & Suzzy recorded their first CD Fairytale and Myth which won the popular vote for best singer/songwriter album of the year at the Independent Music Awards in 2014 and released their second recording Mud & Apples in 2016.

Lucy Wainwright Roche is the daughter of singer-songwriters Loudon Wainwright III and Suzzy Roche, and the half-sister of singer-songwriters Rufus Wainwright and Martha Wainwright. Initially bypassing the family career to teach, Lucy later made the decision to pursue music full-time. In 2008 she was one of the winners of the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival's "Emerging Artist" competition, and the following year, her song Snare Drum earned her the Independent Music Award for Best Folk/Singer-Songwriter Song. Roche released her debut album, Lucy, in October 2010.

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