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Angel Olsen (Solo) • Tarrytown Music Hall • September 28
Sep
28
8:00 PM20:00

Angel Olsen (Solo) • Tarrytown Music Hall • September 28

Angel Olsen

September 28, 2018 -- 8:00pm

Angel Olsen | Music Without Borders | Tarrytown Music Hall

How do you best describe Angel Olsen? From the lo-fi, sparse folk-melancholy of her 2010 EP, Strange Cacti, to the electrified, polished rock 'n' roll bursting from 2016's beloved and acclaimed My Woman, Olsen has refused to succumb to a single genre, expectation, or vision. Impossible to pin down, Olsen navigates the world with her remarkable, symphonic voice and a propensity for narrative, her music growing into whatever shape best fits to tell the story. Her latest album ‘My Woman’ made regular appearances on year-end Top 10 lists in Pitchfork, Time, American Songwriter, Esquire, Newsweek, amongst other publications. My Woman was also awarded Album of the Year at the 2017 A2IM Libera Awards; other nominees included Radiohead, Run the Jewels and Bon Iver.

Angel Olsen has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket sold will go to support the humanitarian aid organization Direct Relief, and their work to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty and emergencies (www.directrelief.org).

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The Manhattans • SOPAC • 9.29.18
Sep
29
8:00 PM20:00

The Manhattans • SOPAC • 9.29.18

The Manhattans

featuring Gerald Alston

Saturday, September 29 at 8PM at the South Orange Performing Arts Center

The Manhattans Music Without Borders

Winfred “Blue” Lovett, Richard Taylor, Kenny Kelly, George “Smitty” Smith and Sonny Bivins created the tight harmonic sound that is the signature of  The Manhattans, a legendary singing group. Blue was also the group leader and an outstanding songwriter whose compositions with producer Joe Evans gave the group a string of hits on Carnival Records during the mid-1960s.

A significant change happened when Gerald Alston took over as lead singer. More a Pop singer than either Lovett or Smith, Alston’s incorporation into the group enabled The Manhattans to incorporate a more contemporary sound leading them to  major national success on Starday/King Records with a Teddy Randazzo love song entitled “A Million To One.”

In 1972, Blue Lovett’s “One Life To Live” reached the top 20 R&B charts. With Alston handling all lead vocals and Lovett providing smooth spoken introductions, The Manhattans moved to Columbia Records in 1973 where they collaborated with producer Bobby  Martin on a string of hit ballads including, “There’s No Me Without You,” “We  Never Danced To A Love Song” and “Hurt.”

The most notable of these ballads was Blue Lovett’s “Kiss And Say Goodbye,” a platinum selling #1 Pop and R&B hit in 1976. In that same year, The Manhattans recorded “Feels So Good,” “You’re My Life” and “There’s No Good In Goodbye.”

In 1977, they performed at President Jimmy Carter’s Inaugural Ball and since then have received their share of platinum and gold singles, albums, and other industry kudos, most notably a 1980 Grammy for “Shining Star” written and produced by Leo Graham.

After 17 years with Columbia Records, lead singer Gerald Alston took his turn as a solo artist with Motown Records; while Blue Lovett, due to doctor’s concerns regarding his health, decided to turn his attention towards producing and grooming new artists. The late 1980s found The Manhattans pursuing individual interests within the industry.

The 30th Anniversary in 1994 brought a new focus on reviving the group. With new members Troy May and David Tyson, a reunion tour was born.

On February 25, 1999 The Manhattans were inducted into the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame. In 2003, The Manhattans released their first studio album in fifteen years featuring the beautiful ballad “Turn Out The Stars” which became one of the year’s best songs.

The 56th anniversary of the The Manhattans is 2018. Their music has been the soundtrack for generations and the group is beloved by audiences around the world.

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Madeleine Peyroux • SOPAC • October 4
Oct
4
7:30 PM19:30

Madeleine Peyroux • SOPAC • October 4

Madeleine Peyroux

Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 7:30 pm

MadeleinePeyroux MusicWithoutBorders SOPAC

Madeleine Peyroux’s musical journey is truly compelling, and reflects her independent spirit.  Known for her dusky, lyrical style, and affinity for reinterpreting classic Jazz, Blues, and Folk standards, Madeleine Peyroux is an artist who gazes fearlessly into the depths of a song and reflects back a searing emotional truth.

Emerging in her teens as a street-busking performer in Paris’ Latin Quarter in the 1980s, Madeleine Peyroux drew favorable comparisons to legendary Jazz singer Billie Holiday, and eventually caught the attention of the record industry. Her debut album, 1996’s Dreamland, featured a noted Jazz artists and drew accolades for her distinctive take on Blues and Jazz standards. Overwhelmed by her initial success, the singer took time off before returning with her diverse sophomore album, 2004’s Larry Klein-produced Careless Love. Since then, she has continued to cut a low-key, if no less lauded career path, releasing a handful of highly regarded albums.

Eight albums and 22 years since her debut Dreamland, Madeleine Peyroux continues to challenge the confines of Jazz, venturing into contemporary music with unfading curiosity.

Madeleine Peyroux’s new album, Anthem, finds the singer-songwriter collaborating with writers/musicians Patrick Warren (Bonnie Raitt, JD Souther, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Lana Del Rey, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers), Brian MacLeod (Sara Bareilles, Leonard Cohen, Tina Turner, Ziggy Marley) and David Baerwald (Joni Mitchell, David and David, Sheryl Crow), who are also the basic rhythm section players on the album. Together, they cast a sober, poetic, and at times philosophical eye on the current state of the world.  Anthem weaves the colorful stories of people confronting life’s challenges in a multitude of ways.

Anthem is Peyroux’s “biggest project to date,” with the artist investing many months of hands-on involvement in the studio, “exploring processed sounds and editing in post tracking.”

Notably, it was written with the group of musicians/writers who also played on it, “this album was about discovering the original songs as they were being recorded” and mastering the courage to “let the songs choose their own path.” 

The new album includes several songs bearing Peyroux’s distinctive style including “On My Own” and “Sunday Afternoon,” but Anthem’s spirit was that of exploring new styles while safe in the knowledge that “if you are loyal to yourself, there should always be a thread running through your music.”

Anthem stands as Peyroux’s greatest work to date."
-Glide Magazine August 2018 9 out of 10 stars

“A triumphant mix of the personal and the political.”
-The Sunday Times (UK) 26 August 2018

“ANTHEM is an exhilarating trip – bold, intense, deeply insightful”
-Jazz Times September 2018

“These are, by and large, everyman anthems, survivalist jazz for tough times. Drugs, booze, and a miscellany of hardships and crutches loom large in such selections as ‘Party Tyme’, ‘Down on Me’, ‘On a Sunday Afternoon’ and the cautiously hopeful ‘The Ghosts of Tomorrow’.”
-Jazz Times September 2018

“There’s more than an echo of Steely Dan in the combination of smooth jazz and raw lyricism. In fact, Brand New Deal’s elegant swipe at American capitalism could easily have come straight off the Dan’s Gaucho LP but it’s Peyroux’s insouciant voice that haunts the listener.”
-Sunday Express (UK) 28 August 2018

"The most ambitious project by Madeleine Peyroux to date."
-Jazzethik Germany 28 August 2018

“Sensual vocals hit the spot”
-The Arts Desk UK  27 August 2018

“It’s Peyroux’s insouciant voice that haunts the listener”
-Sunday Express UK 26 August 2018

“Inspired by one of the greats, Peyroux is Cohen her own way”
-Metro UK 30 August 2018

“Peyroux has developed her vocal style and into the third decade of her career, she is her own artist; to borrow a Cohen line, this is Peryoux’s own ‘manual for living with defeat’.”
-Metro UK 30 August 2018

“On Sunday night she invited us into her world, studding the lyrics with playful asides and half-whispered confessions to lend each song an air of intimacy. Her rapport with her band felt as natural as her wondrously elastic phrasing, and her music exuded a languid warmth that was balm for the ears.”
-Performance at Hamer Hall Melbourne International Jazz Festival – The Sydney Morning Herald by Jessica Nicholas June 2018

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TUSK • Landmark on Main Street • 10.5.18
Oct
5
8:00 PM20:00

TUSK • Landmark on Main Street • 10.5.18

TUSK:

The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute

Friday, October 5 at 8PM at Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington, NY

TUSK Music Without Borders

Tusk, The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute, is the #1 Tribute to Fleetwood Mac in the world, bar none.

No wigs, no backing tracks, no gimmicks, just five musicians recreating the music of Fleetwood Mac to perfection with note for note renditions that no other Fleetwood Mac tribute on the touring scene today can come close to duplicating. Tusk covers all the great hits of Fleetwood Mac, which has featured the talents of Mick Fleetwood, Christine and John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks and others over the years. The five seasoned, well-respected musicians comprising Tusk have been making music together in various combinations and styles, in original outfits and in cover bands, for over twenty-five years. It seemed only fitting that they should come together to form the Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute, and pay homage to a group that dominated the charts during the band members' formative years.

Authentic-sounding and always respectful, Tusk leaves no stone unturned in replicating the sounds of one of the world's best-loved, top-selling bands.

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Chris Botti • Garde Arts Center • 10.5.18
Oct
5
8:00 PM20:00

Chris Botti • Garde Arts Center • 10.5.18

Chris Botti

Friday, October 5, 2018 at 8PM at the Garde Arts Center in New London, CT

Chris Botti Music Without Borders

Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I Fall In Love, Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist.  His success has crossed over to audiences usually reserved for pop music and his ongoing association with PBS has led to four #1 jazz albums, as well as multiple Gold, Platinum, and Grammy Awards.

Over the past three decades, Botti has recorded and performed with Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Josh Groban, Yo-Yo Ma, Michael Bublé, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, John Mayer, Andrea Bocelli, Joshua Bell, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler, Frank Sinatra and others, as well as with many of the finest symphonies and at some of the world's most prestigious venues. 

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A Paranormal Evening with Alice Cooper • Palace Theater • 10.5.18
Oct
5
8:00 PM20:00

A Paranormal Evening with Alice Cooper • Palace Theater • 10.5.18

A Paranormal Evening with Alice Cooper

Friday, October 5, 2018 at 8PM at the Palace Theater in Waterbury, CT

Alice Cooper Music Without Borders

The Godfather of “Shock Rock" will perform A PARANORMAL EVENING WITH ALICE COOPER featuring music from his 27th album, Paranormal, which was released in July 2017, as well as mega hits such as “School’s Out”, “No More Mr. Nice Guy” and “Welcome to My Nightmare” to name a few. Cooper is fresh off his critically-acclaimed performance as King Herod in the live television production of Jesus Christ Superstar! The special aired on Easter Sunday on NBC and was a ratings bonanza.

Paranormal features special guests, such as U2's Larry Mullen, Jr., who plays on 9 of the 12 new songs; Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top; and Deep Purple's Roger Glover, as well as a highly anticipated mini-reunion of the original Alice Cooper band members.

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Leo Kottke • Emelin Theater • 10.6.18
Oct
6
8:00 PM20:00

Leo Kottke • Emelin Theater • 10.6.18

Leo Kottke

Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 8PM at the Emelin Theater in Mamaroneck, NY

Leo Kottke Music Without Borders

Leo Kottke is arguably one of the most important and influential acoustic steel-string fingerstyle guitarists of the 20th century. Highly innovative, he is known for his compelling original compositions as well as his arrangements of cover songs, like the captivating medley of “Mockingbird Hill” — a hit for both Patti Page and Les Paul & Mary Ford — and Duane Allman’s “Little Martha,” which he performed on NPR.  During his career, Kottke has collaborated with a wide range of musicians, from Chet Atkins to Procul Harum to the Violent Femmes, and most notably Phish bassist Mike Gordon. Kottke has recorded an extensive catalog that has inspired countless guitarists including such fingerstyle innovators as the late, great Michael Hedges, Preston Reed, Peppino D’Agostino and Don Ross. His debut LP, 6 & 12 String Guitar, has been reissued on CD three times since its 1969 release.

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Sara Evans • Lebanon Opera House • 10.11.18
Oct
11
7:30 PM19:30

Sara Evans • Lebanon Opera House • 10.11.18

Sara Evans

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7:30PM at the Lebanon Opera House in Lebanon, NH

Sara Evans Music Without Borders

For her LOH debut, country music superstar Sara Evans presents her biggest hits (including A Little Bit StrongerSuds in the Bucket and Slow Me Down) in an intimate acoustic trio setting.

She’s had five Number One singles, sold millions of records, won the Academy of Country Music’s Top Female Vocalist Award and claimed a Country Music Association trophy for her signature song, Born to Fly. “I feel so blessed,” Evans says. “At the same time, there’s blood, sweat and tears in every single thing that I’ve gotten in this life.”

Sara Evans is doing it her way. As a mom, record company entrepreneur, author, lifestyle blogger and Red Cross ambassador.

Opening act: Logan Brill

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Tower of Power • Palace Theater • 10.11
Oct
11
8:00 PM20:00

Tower of Power • Palace Theater • 10.11

Tower of Power

50th Anniversary Tour

Palace Theater, October 11, 2018 at 8:00pm

Tower of Power Music Without Borders

For five decades, TOWER OF POWER has delivered the best in Rhythm and Blues music. Their first record, East Bay Grease, helped to define the East Bay sound, and did well enough to warrant a recording contract with Warner Brothers. Bump City, their 1972 debut for the label, was a hit on both the Billboard 200 and the chart’s R&B Albums chart, and netted them the hits “You’re Still A Young Man” and “Down To The Nightclub.” The decade of the 1970's were a boom period for the group, who hit with radio classics like “So Very Hard To Go” and “What Is Hip?”

The band has continued to tour and record over the years with their latest project, Hipper Than Hip, being a live flash back to their 1974 tour. Group co-founder, Emilio Castillo says their love of the stage is the same today as it was back in 1968. “I still love it as much as ever. Again, it never gets old. You get to an age where we’re at and things can start to run down, but it seems like for us that things are really kicking into high gear.” And, that’s the way TOWER OF POWER likes it!

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POCO at Emelin Theatre • Oct 12th • 8 PM
Oct
12
8:00 PM20:00

POCO at Emelin Theatre • Oct 12th • 8 PM

POCO

The Emelin Theatre • Fri, 10.12.18 • 8 PM

 POCO

POCO

Rising from the ashes of Buffalo Springfield, Poco was founded in 1967 by Rusty Young, Richie Furay, George Grantham and Jim Messina. Over the next five decades, alongside bandmates that would also include Paul Cotton, Randy Meisner, and Timothy B. Schmit, Rusty became not only the musical core of the band but also the writer and vocalist behind hits including ‘Rose Of Cimarron’ and the #1 smash “Crazy Love’. “I made a promise to myself that Poco would only keep going if we remained a band of real musicians who were having fun,” Rusty says. Because audiences can tell the difference.”

We all feel like we’ve landed on a combination of people and a situation that gives us a lot of satisfaction,” agrees longtime bassist Sundrud, whose pre-Poco stints included bass/vocals for Dickey Betts, Nicolette Larson, Vince Gill and Bobby Whitlock, songwriter for Kenny Rogers, Ty Herndon and The Judds, and co-founder of the celebrated progressive country band Great Plains. “Poco has always blazed a trail musically,” he says. “The band was on the forefront of getting country and rock to work together organically. I'm proud to be part of Poco, and today we’re all focused on keeping Poco vibrant and new.”

At the end of the day, bands survive and flourish on their chemistry,” says Lonow, who was a former member of The Flying Burrito Brothers, The Jamie Hartford Band, The Bellamy Brothers and Burrito Deluxe, played on Grammy nominated/winning albums by June Carter Cash, Billy Joe Shaver and Loretta Lynn, and was co-writer of Poco’s 1989 smash ‘Call It Love’. “Rusty is still the voice that everyone recognizes from the hits and he can still play his ass off. Jack has been in the band since 1985 and his vocals and bass playing are key to the Poco sound. Michael brings a musicianship that has redefined the band’s energy. When we want, we can turn any song into a really amazing country-rock odyssey.”

For the band’s legion of longtime fans – known as ‘Poconuts’ – as well as new converts, it’s Poco’s live performances where their newfound attitude and energy truly goes next level. “We challenge each other everytime we’re onstage,” says Rusty, “which means that no two shows are ever alike. Between Michael and I, we play 10 different instruments and are able to open up some musically adventurous journeys.” Webb is proud that audiences have enthusiastically embraced the band’s new approach. “We still play all the hits that fans love and we love playing them – but our emphasis is no longer on duplicating the catalog,” he says. “Rusty is a great writer and singer, but he’s first and foremost a really imaginative musician. And his musicianship is becoming a focus again.” Alongside hits like ‘Crazy Love’, ‘A Good Feelin’ To Know’, ‘Rose Of Cimarron’, ‘Call It Love’, ‘Heart Of The Night’ and ‘Keep On Tryin’’, songs from the acclaimed 2013 album All Fired Up are now concert favorites. Best of all, the band’s incendiary instrumental jams have become an organic throwback to Poco’s legendary ‘70s performances. ”There are a lot of people seeing the band for the first time, or for the first time in 10 years,” says Sundrud. “And they tell us that Poco is just a great rock & roll experience.”

Yet another bonus of the band’s rebirth is the growing recognition of Poco as godfathers of the roots movement. “Poco, at its core, is an early example of what could be described as Americana,” No Depression said in 2014; “a roots rock band that melded genres in the process of creating something new and exciting.” Rusty arguably the most influential steel player in rock & roll history was inducted into Guitar Player Magazine’s ‘Gallery Of Greats’ in 2012, and Michael, Jack, and Rick are in-demand session players for artists that include Sturgill Simpson, Chris Knight, Ryan Bingham, Jamey Johnson and Zac Brown Band. “Artists like Buffalo Springfield, Gram Parsons, The Band and Poco wrote the blueprints for the Americana movement,” Lonow says. “They were a bunch of longhaired hippie rockers who couldn’t deny their love of steel guitar and harmonies. Americana began as folk and country-rock, and Americana fans tend to also be Poco fans.”

“We don’t feel like a 50-year old band,” Rusty Young says with pride. “Poco has never slowed down or stopped making new music. Everyone loves the challenge of being in Poco, and we’re all working hard at moving the band towards new audiences. We love playing for people who haven’t heard Poco in a while – or are maybe hearing them for the first time – and having them discover who Poco is today.”

For Poco, this is more than just a time of rebirth. On record and onstage, it’s the sound of a legendary band once again hitting its stride.

 

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Broken Arrow - Neil Young Tribute • Tarrytown Music Hall • 10.12.18
Oct
12
8:00 PM20:00

Broken Arrow - Neil Young Tribute • Tarrytown Music Hall • 10.12.18

Broken Arrow

A Musical Tribute to Neil Young

Friday, October 12, 2018 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.

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The Music of Cream • Garde Arts Center • 10.12.18
Oct
12
8:00 PM20:00

The Music of Cream • Garde Arts Center • 10.12.18

The Music of Cream

Friday, October 12, 2018 at 8:00PM

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Ginger Baker. Jack Bruce. Eric Clapton.  Fifty years after their earth-shaking debut album, the bloodlines of that hallowed trilogy come together to pay tribute to Cream’s legendary four-album reign over the psychedelic frontier of the late 1960s. Classics such as  “Spoonful”, “Strange Brew”, “Sunshine of Your Love”, “White Room”, “Crossroads” and “Badge” will be performed by master musicians whose lives have been steeped in the Cream spirit and legacy.

Kofi Baker (son of Ginger). Malcolm Bruce (son of Jack) and  Will Johns (nephew of Eric) unite in a once-in-a-lifetime multi-media concert salute to the most innovative and explosive super group of all time. They will interplay with their fathers on the big screen, and share personal insights and stories, complete with rare, yet to be seen family footage and photographs.

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POCO at South Orange Performing Arts Center • Oct 13th • 8 PM
Oct
13
8:00 PM20:00

POCO at South Orange Performing Arts Center • Oct 13th • 8 PM

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POCO

Tickets go on-sale to the public at 12 PM on Fri, Mar 30.

SOPAC • SAT 10.13.18 • 8 PM

 POCO

POCO

Rising from the ashes of Buffalo Springfield, Poco was founded in 1967 by Rusty Young, Richie Furay, George Grantham and Jim Messina. Over the next five decades, alongside bandmates that would also include Paul Cotton, Randy Meisner, and Timothy B. Schmit, Rusty became not only the musical core of the band but also the writer and vocalist behind hits including ‘Rose Of Cimarron’ and the #1 smash “Crazy Love’. “I made a promise to myself that Poco would only keep going if we remained a band of real musicians who were having fun,” Rusty says. Because audiences can tell the difference.”

We all feel like we’ve landed on a combination of people and a situation that gives us a lot of satisfaction,” agrees longtime bassist Sundrud, whose pre-Poco stints included bass/vocals for Dickey Betts, Nicolette Larson, Vince Gill and Bobby Whitlock, songwriter for Kenny Rogers, Ty Herndon and The Judds, and co-founder of the celebrated progressive country band Great Plains. “Poco has always blazed a trail musically,” he says. “The band was on the forefront of getting country and rock to work together organically. I'm proud to be part of Poco, and today we’re all focused on keeping Poco vibrant and new.”

At the end of the day, bands survive and flourish on their chemistry,” says Lonow, who was a former member of The Flying Burrito Brothers, The Jamie Hartford Band, The Bellamy Brothers and Burrito Deluxe, played on Grammy nominated/winning albums by June Carter Cash, Billy Joe Shaver and Loretta Lynn, and was co-writer of Poco’s 1989 smash ‘Call It Love’. “Rusty is still the voice that everyone recognizes from the hits and he can still play his ass off. Jack has been in the band since 1985 and his vocals and bass playing are key to the Poco sound. Michael brings a musicianship that has redefined the band’s energy. When we want, we can turn any song into a really amazing country-rock odyssey.”

For the band’s legion of longtime fans – known as ‘Poconuts’ – as well as new converts, it’s Poco’s live performances where their newfound attitude and energy truly goes next level. “We challenge each other everytime we’re onstage,” says Rusty, “which means that no two shows are ever alike. Between Michael and I, we play 10 different instruments and are able to open up some musically adventurous journeys.” Webb is proud that audiences have enthusiastically embraced the band’s new approach. “We still play all the hits that fans love and we love playing them – but our emphasis is no longer on duplicating the catalog,” he says. “Rusty is a great writer and singer, but he’s first and foremost a really imaginative musician. And his musicianship is becoming a focus again.” Alongside hits like ‘Crazy Love’, ‘A Good Feelin’ To Know’, ‘Rose Of Cimarron’, ‘Call It Love’, ‘Heart Of The Night’ and ‘Keep On Tryin’’, songs from the acclaimed 2013 album All Fired Up are now concert favorites. Best of all, the band’s incendiary instrumental jams have become an organic throwback to Poco’s legendary ‘70s performances. ”There are a lot of people seeing the band for the first time, or for the first time in 10 years,” says Sundrud. “And they tell us that Poco is just a great rock & roll experience.”

Yet another bonus of the band’s rebirth is the growing recognition of Poco as godfathers of the roots movement. “Poco, at its core, is an early example of what could be described as Americana,” No Depression said in 2014; “a roots rock band that melded genres in the process of creating something new and exciting.” Rusty arguably the most influential steel player in rock & roll history was inducted into Guitar Player Magazine’s ‘Gallery Of Greats’ in 2012, and Michael, Jack, and Rick are in-demand session players for artists that include Sturgill Simpson, Chris Knight, Ryan Bingham, Jamey Johnson and Zac Brown Band. “Artists like Buffalo Springfield, Gram Parsons, The Band and Poco wrote the blueprints for the Americana movement,” Lonow says. “They were a bunch of longhaired hippie rockers who couldn’t deny their love of steel guitar and harmonies. Americana began as folk and country-rock, and Americana fans tend to also be Poco fans.”

“We don’t feel like a 50-year old band,” Rusty Young says with pride. “Poco has never slowed down or stopped making new music. Everyone loves the challenge of being in Poco, and we’re all working hard at moving the band towards new audiences. We love playing for people who haven’t heard Poco in a while – or are maybe hearing them for the first time – and having them discover who Poco is today.”

For Poco, this is more than just a time of rebirth. On record and onstage, it’s the sound of a legendary band once again hitting its stride.

 

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JJ Grey • Landmark on Main Street • 10.13.18
Oct
13
8:00 PM20:00

JJ Grey • Landmark on Main Street • 10.13.18

JJ Grey

Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 8PM at Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington, NY

JJ Grey Music Without Borders

From the days of playing greasy local juke joints to headlining major festivals, JJ Greyremains an unfettered, blissful performer, singing with a blue-collared spirit over the bone-deep grooves of his compositions. His presence before an audience is something startling and immediate, at times a funk rave-up, other times a sort of mass-absolution for the mortal weaknesses that make him and his audience human. When you see JJ Grey live -- and you truly, absolutely must -- the man is fearless.

Onstage, Grey delivers his songs with compassion and a relentless honesty, but perhaps not until Ol' Glory has a studio record captured the fierceness and intimacy that defines a Grey live performance. "I wanted that crucial lived-in feel," Grey says of Ol' Glory, and here he hits his mark. On the new album, Grey and his Mofro lineup offer grace and groove in equal measure, with an easygoing quality to the production that makes those beautiful muscular drum-breaks sound as though the band has set up in your living room.


When he isn't touring, Grey exerts his prodigious energies on the family land, a former chicken-farm that was run by his maternal grandmother and grandfather. The farm boasts a recording studio, a warehouse that doubles as Grey's gym, an open-air barn, and of course those 50-odd pecan trees that occasionally require Grey to go airborne with his sprayer.

For devoted listeners, there is something fitting, even affirmative in Grey's commitment to the land of his north Florida home. The farms and eddying swamps of his youth are as much a part of Grey's music as the Louisiana swamp-blues tradition, or the singer's collection of old Stax records.

This just in: Special guest Clarence Bucaro will open our show. His latest release is Passionate Kind.

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POCO at Landmark on Main Street • Oct 14th • 8 PM
Oct
14
7:00 PM19:00

POCO at Landmark on Main Street • Oct 14th • 8 PM

POCO

Landmark on Main Street • Sun, 10.14.18 • 7 PM

 POCO

POCO

Rising from the ashes of Buffalo Springfield, Poco was founded in 1967 by Rusty Young, Richie Furay, George Grantham and Jim Messina. Over the next five decades, alongside bandmates that would also include Paul Cotton, Randy Meisner, and Timothy B. Schmit, Rusty became not only the musical core of the band but also the writer and vocalist behind hits including ‘Rose Of Cimarron’ and the #1 smash “Crazy Love’. “I made a promise to myself that Poco would only keep going if we remained a band of real musicians who were having fun,” Rusty says. Because audiences can tell the difference.”

We all feel like we’ve landed on a combination of people and a situation that gives us a lot of satisfaction,” agrees longtime bassist Sundrud, whose pre-Poco stints included bass/vocals for Dickey Betts, Nicolette Larson, Vince Gill and Bobby Whitlock, songwriter for Kenny Rogers, Ty Herndon and The Judds, and co-founder of the celebrated progressive country band Great Plains. “Poco has always blazed a trail musically,” he says. “The band was on the forefront of getting country and rock to work together organically. I'm proud to be part of Poco, and today we’re all focused on keeping Poco vibrant and new.”

At the end of the day, bands survive and flourish on their chemistry,” says Lonow, who was a former member of The Flying Burrito Brothers, The Jamie Hartford Band, The Bellamy Brothers and Burrito Deluxe, played on Grammy nominated/winning albums by June Carter Cash, Billy Joe Shaver and Loretta Lynn, and was co-writer of Poco’s 1989 smash ‘Call It Love’. “Rusty is still the voice that everyone recognizes from the hits and he can still play his ass off. Jack has been in the band since 1985 and his vocals and bass playing are key to the Poco sound. Michael brings a musicianship that has redefined the band’s energy. When we want, we can turn any song into a really amazing country-rock odyssey.”

For the band’s legion of longtime fans – known as ‘Poconuts’ – as well as new converts, it’s Poco’s live performances where their newfound attitude and energy truly goes next level. “We challenge each other everytime we’re onstage,” says Rusty, “which means that no two shows are ever alike. Between Michael and I, we play 10 different instruments and are able to open up some musically adventurous journeys.” Webb is proud that audiences have enthusiastically embraced the band’s new approach. “We still play all the hits that fans love and we love playing them – but our emphasis is no longer on duplicating the catalog,” he says. “Rusty is a great writer and singer, but he’s first and foremost a really imaginative musician. And his musicianship is becoming a focus again.” Alongside hits like ‘Crazy Love’, ‘A Good Feelin’ To Know’, ‘Rose Of Cimarron’, ‘Call It Love’, ‘Heart Of The Night’ and ‘Keep On Tryin’’, songs from the acclaimed 2013 album All Fired Up are now concert favorites. Best of all, the band’s incendiary instrumental jams have become an organic throwback to Poco’s legendary ‘70s performances. ”There are a lot of people seeing the band for the first time, or for the first time in 10 years,” says Sundrud. “And they tell us that Poco is just a great rock & roll experience.”

Yet another bonus of the band’s rebirth is the growing recognition of Poco as godfathers of the roots movement. “Poco, at its core, is an early example of what could be described as Americana,” No Depression said in 2014; “a roots rock band that melded genres in the process of creating something new and exciting.” Rusty arguably the most influential steel player in rock & roll history was inducted into Guitar Player Magazine’s ‘Gallery Of Greats’ in 2012, and Michael, Jack, and Rick are in-demand session players for artists that include Sturgill Simpson, Chris Knight, Ryan Bingham, Jamey Johnson and Zac Brown Band. “Artists like Buffalo Springfield, Gram Parsons, The Band and Poco wrote the blueprints for the Americana movement,” Lonow says. “They were a bunch of longhaired hippie rockers who couldn’t deny their love of steel guitar and harmonies. Americana began as folk and country-rock, and Americana fans tend to also be Poco fans.”

“We don’t feel like a 50-year old band,” Rusty Young says with pride. “Poco has never slowed down or stopped making new music. Everyone loves the challenge of being in Poco, and we’re all working hard at moving the band towards new audiences. We love playing for people who haven’t heard Poco in a while – or are maybe hearing them for the first time – and having them discover who Poco is today.”

For Poco, this is more than just a time of rebirth. On record and onstage, it’s the sound of a legendary band once again hitting its stride.

 

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Howie Mandel • Tarrytown Music Hall • October 18
Oct
18
8:00 PM20:00

Howie Mandel • Tarrytown Music Hall • October 18

Howie Mandel

Tarrytown Music Hall, October 18th at 8:00pm

 Photo Credit : Mike Miller

Photo Credit : Mike Miller

Howie Mandel has remained a constant force in show business for over 30 years. Mandel is executive producer of many shows through his production company ALEVY PRODUCTIONS, which has produced the series Take It Alland Howie Do It for NBC, Deal With It for TBS  and Mobbed for FOX, among others. He currently serves as a judge on NBC's hit summer talent competition series, America's Got Talent, now in its 12th season with this being Mandel's eigth season on the series.  Previously, Howie received an Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Host For A Reality or Reality-Competition Program” for Deal or No Deal and a Daytime Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Game Show Host” for the syndicated version of the show. Mandel’s versatile career has encompassed virtually all aspects of the entertainment spectrum, including television, film and stage. From his work on the Emmy-Award winning St. Elsewhere to the international animated children’s series Bobby’s World, Howie has become a mainstay of the American comedy scene. In 2009, Howie added another title to his resume, author, when he released his frank, funny, no-holds- barred memoir Here’s the Deal: Don’t Touch Me. The memoir that revealed his ongoing struggle with OCD and ADHD–and how it has shaped his life and career made the New York Times Bestseller list on its first week and remained on the list for several consecutive weeks.

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Ari Hest performs in the Naked Soul Series at The Rubin Museum • Oct 19th
Oct
19
7:00 PM19:00

Ari Hest performs in the Naked Soul Series at The Rubin Museum • Oct 19th

Ari Hest

Naked Soul Series • The Rubin Museum • 10.19.18 • 7:30 PM • NYC

 Ari Hest

Ari Hest

“I’ve been making music and touring the planet for about 15 years. What started out as an occasional creative outlet is now my way of life. Growing up just outside New York City, I began playing guitar in the hallways of my high school, learning the songs of The Beatles, Peter Gabriel, Smashing Pumpkins, and Dave Matthews Band. I graduated, went to college for a communications degree, and finished feeling way more inclined to make music than anything else, so I hit the road. In these past 15 years, I’ve played in every state in the U.S. and toured extensively throughout Europe. I’ve had the honor of playing with a slew of incredible musicians wherever I’ve gone.

I just released my ninth LP, Natural, and I’ve also released three solo EPs as well as a song-a-week project of 2008 called “52”. I also am in three bands that have recorded albums over the past few years -The Open Sea with Rosi Golan, Bluebirds of Paradise with Chrissi Poland, and most recently a duets album with Judy Collins called Silver Skies Blue, which was nominated for a Grammy award for “Best Folk Album” of 2017.

Sometimes my music is heard on TV or in movies – The Path, The Lincoln Lawyer, Private Practice, Army Wives, and One Tree Hill to name a few. I also scored music for a film called Dreamriders, a documentary which won several independent film awards. I feel extremely fortunate to be able to sing and play music for a living. I wanna keep it going for as long as possible. It’s good for my soul, and I love knowing that what i create can have a real impact on people.”

– Ari Hest

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Bobby Conte Thornton - Blame it on my Youth • Landmark on Main Street • 10.19.18
Oct
19
8:00 PM20:00

Bobby Conte Thornton - Blame it on my Youth • Landmark on Main Street • 10.19.18

A Bronx Tale's Bobby Conte Thornton

Blame it on my Youth

with Guest Chazz Palminteri

Friday, October 19, 2018 at 8PM at Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington, NY

Bobby Conte Music Without Borders

Direct from the hit Broadway musical A Bronx Tale, written by Chazz Palminteri and directed by Robert De Niro, Bobby Conte Thornton brings his acclaimed concert Blame It On My Youth to Landmark for one performance only.

In addition to the full concert with a four piece band, Bobby sits down with Chazz live on stage to talk about their unique relationship and collaboration of working together on his life story.

Bobby Conte Thornton recently concluded his highly praised Broadway debut as Calogero, the leading role in Chazz Palminteri's A Bronx Tale - The Musical, directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks, at the Longacre Theatre. He can be seen in the Barry Jenkins-helmed feature film If Beale Street Could Talk set to be released next year.

A 2015 graduate of the University of Michigan, Bobby Conte Thornton starred in Greaseat Paper Mill Playhouse and Les Miserables at the Muny while pursuing his BFA. Upon graduation, his New York theater credits include Starting Here, Starting Now, directed by Richard Maltby, Jr. He has also starred regionally in Two River Theater's all-male A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and the world premiere of Ken Ludwig's A Comedy of Tenors. His television credits include Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Madam Secretary, and the upcoming CBS military legal drama The Code.

Additionally, Bobby Conte Thornton debuted his solo show, Blame it on my Youth, at the historic Venetian Room in the Fairmont San Francisco before his sold-out engagement at Feinstein's/54 Below. He made his symphonic debut headlining with the Carolina Philharmonic.

Originally from San Francisco, California, Bobby Conte Thornton currently resides in New York City.

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Los Lobos & Funky Feat • Tarrytown Music Hall • 10.20.18
Oct
20
8:00 PM20:00

Los Lobos & Funky Feat • Tarrytown Music Hall • 10.20.18

Los Lobos & Funky Feat

(Feat. Original Members of Little Feat)

Tarrytown Music Hall, Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 8:00PM 

Los Lobos Music Without Borders

A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation
An evening of rock n' roll featuring two of the most celebrated bands of our time. Since 1974, East L.A.’s Los Lobos have been exploring the artistic and commercial possibilities of American biculturalism, moving back and forth between their Chicano roots and their love of American rock & roll. Although the band first gained fame as part of the early-Eighties roots-rock revival, they didn’t so much strip music down as mix it up, playing norteño, blues, country, Tex-Mex, ballads, folk, and rock. While often cited as one of the great bands of Latino Rock, Los Lobos’ eclectic sound in fact defined them as a vital example of America’s cultural melting pot. Three original members of Little Feat Paul Barrere (guitar, vocals), Fred Tackett (guitar) and Kenny Gradney (bass) are joined by long time Feat drummer Gabe Ford for a raucous evening of all the Little Feat hits like "Dixie Chicken," "Willin'," "Down On The Farm," "Feats Don't Fail Me Now" and so much more.

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Los Lobos & Funky Feat • Tarrytown Music Hall • 10.20.18
Oct
21
7:00 PM19:00

Los Lobos & Funky Feat • Tarrytown Music Hall • 10.20.18

Los Lobos & Funky Feat

Tarrytown Music Hall, Sunday, October 20, 2018 at 8PM

Los Lobos Funky Feat Music Without Borders MWB

Since 1974, East L.A.’s Los Lobos have been exploring the artistic and commercial possibilities of American biculturalism, moving back and forth between their Chicano roots and their love of American rock & roll. Although the band first gained fame as part of the early-Eighties roots-rock revival, they didn’t so much strip music down as mix it up, playing norteño, blues, country, Tex-Mex, ballads, folk, and rock. While often cited as one of the great bands of Latino Rock, Los Lobos’ eclectic sound in fact defined them as a vital example of America’s cultural melting pot.

Three original members of Little Feat Paul Barrere (guitar, vocals), Fred Tackett (guitar) and Kenny Gradney (bass) are joined by long time Feat drummer Gabe Ford for a raucous evening of all the Little Feat hits like "Dixie Chicken," "Willin'," "Down On The Farm," "Feats Don't Fail Me Now" and so much more.

Media Sponsor: K-Hits 100.9

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The Mavericks • Tarrytown Music Hall • October 25
Oct
25
8:00 PM20:00

The Mavericks • Tarrytown Music Hall • October 25

The Mavericks

Tarrytown Music Hall, October 25th at 8:00pm

 Photo Credit : David McClister

Photo Credit : David McClister

A Music Hall favorite returns once again! The Mavericks are back for a two night run, supporting their newest album Brand New Day.  The genre-defying Mavericks are declaring their independence and stepping out on their own with Brand New Day, the first studio album released on Mono Mundo Recordings, the label they founded in 2016. Brand New Day is the follow-up to the widely praised albums Mono (2015) and In Time (2013). Flashing the same exhilarating, beyond-category style that has defined the Mavericks, the new album introduces a collection of taut, energetic, economical songs sure to be embraced by both original fans of their top-10 albums and hit singles of the ‘90s and a new generation of listeners who have joined the party since their triumphant 2012 reunion. It is the mature and timely work of an exciting and underestimated American band that has embraced its own destiny. “This is the first studio record on our own label, and it is an important component in the band’s history,” Malo says, “but the real goal was just to make a great record.” The new collection – co-produced like its immediate predecessors by the band’s golden-voiced singer Raul Malo and Niko Bolas (Neil Young, Warren Zevon, Melissa Etheridge), who is partnered with the band in the new Mono Mundo imprint – features the core members of the group since their reformation: Malo, drummer Paul Deakin, guitarist Eddie Perez, and keyboardist Jerry Dale McFadden, along with auxiliary members “the Fantastic Four” filling out the set’s brawny sound with their signature accordion and horns.

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Parsonsfield & Sawyer Fredericks • Landmark on Main Street • 10.26.18
Oct
26
8:00 PM20:00

Parsonsfield & Sawyer Fredericks • Landmark on Main Street • 10.26.18

Parsonsfield & Sawyer Fredericks

Friday, October 26, 2018 at 8PM at Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington, NY

Parsonfield Sawyer Fredericks Music Without Borders

Parsonsfield is a western Massachusetts based quintet praised for making "the most jubilant and danceable indie roots music this side of the Carolinas" (NPR). Catch them onstage any night and the band's joy is palpable. They trade instruments, share microphones, and shoot each other big grins. They sing in tight multi-part harmonies, their voices blending like they've been doing this together all their lives. That's because Parsonsfield is a family band, not by birth but by choice.

Parsonsfield have been added to Folk Pop, Fresh Folk, Roots Rising and Indie Bluegrass playlists on Spotify, alongside artists like Joseph, The Lumineers, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and The Head And The Heart.

Sawyer Fredericks, the 18 year old Singer-songwriter hailing from his family's farm in central New York State, is fast establishing himself as an authentic, original, Americana artist with an old soul. His deep, beyond-his-years lyrics and melodies, raw, soulful vocals, and powerful live performances have attracted an ever growing number of devoted fans of all ages, selling out shows throughout the US.

As a folk/blues singer-songwriter, who cut his teeth at local farmers markets, open mics, and iconic New York venues like Caffe Lena, the Towne Crier Cafe, and The Bitter End, Sawyer seemed an unlikely match for reality tv, but quickly won over broad audiences with his genuine delivery and unique arrangements of classic songs, going on to win season 8 of NBC's The Voice.

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The Mavericks • Tarrytown Music Hall • October 26
Oct
26
8:00 PM20:00

The Mavericks • Tarrytown Music Hall • October 26

The Mavericks

Tarrytown Music Hall, October 26th at 8:00pm

 Photo Credit : David McClister

Photo Credit : David McClister

A Music Hall favorite returns once again! The Mavericks are back for a two night run, supporting their newest album Brand New Day.  The genre-defying Mavericks are declaring their independence and stepping out on their own with Brand New Day, the first studio album released on Mono Mundo Recordings, the label they founded in 2016. Brand New Day is the follow-up to the widely praised albums Mono (2015) and In Time (2013). Flashing the same exhilarating, beyond-category style that has defined the Mavericks, the new album introduces a collection of taut, energetic, economical songs sure to be embraced by both original fans of their top-10 albums and hit singles of the ‘90s and a new generation of listeners who have joined the party since their triumphant 2012 reunion. It is the mature and timely work of an exciting and underestimated American band that has embraced its own destiny. “This is the first studio record on our own label, and it is an important component in the band’s history,” Malo says, “but the real goal was just to make a great record.” The new collection – co-produced like its immediate predecessors by the band’s golden-voiced singer Raul Malo and Niko Bolas (Neil Young, Warren Zevon, Melissa Etheridge), who is partnered with the band in the new Mono Mundo imprint – features the core members of the group since their reformation: Malo, drummer Paul Deakin, guitarist Eddie Perez, and keyboardist Jerry Dale McFadden, along with auxiliary members “the Fantastic Four” filling out the set’s brawny sound with their signature accordion and horns.

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Air Supply • October 27th
Oct
27
8:00 PM20:00

Air Supply • October 27th

Air Supply

Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown, NY
October 27, 2018
8:00pm - 10:00 pm

Air Supply | Music Without Borders

We are thrilled to welcome Air Supply back to the Music Hall! Australian soft rock duo with British-born singer-songwriter and guitarist Graham Russell and lead vocalist Russell Hitchcock are known for their heavily orchestrated sweet ballads. They had a succession of hits worldwide, including eight Top Ten hits in the United States, in the early 1980s including “Lost in Love” and “All Out of Love". Graham Russell & Russell Hitchcock met on May 12, 1975, the first day of rehearsals for "Jesus Christ Superstar" in Sydney, Australia; they became instant friends with their common love for The Beatles and, of course, singing. Seven  top-five  singles  later,  Air  Supply at  that  time  had  equaled  The  Beatles'  run  of  consecutive top  five  singles.  The  albums  Lost  in  Love, The  One  That  You  Love,  Now  &  Forever,  and  The  Greatest  Hits  sold  in  excess  of  20  million  copies. "Lost  in Love"  was  named  Song  of  the  Year  in  1980,  and,  with  the  other  singles,  sold  more  than  10 million  copies. 

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Matisyahu • Troy Savings Bank Music Hall • 11.1.18
Nov
1
7:30 PM19:30

Matisyahu • Troy Savings Bank Music Hall • 11.1.18

Matisyahu

Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 7:30PM at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, NY

matisyahu Music Without Borders

Reggae singer, rapper, beatboxer, and alternative rocker Matisyahu brings stripped back versions of his chart-topping songs ("King Without A Crown", "One Day") to this acoustic show.

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Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore • SOPAC • 11.1.18
Nov
1
7:30 PM19:30

Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore • SOPAC • 11.1.18

Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 7:30PM at SOPAC in South Orange, NJ

Dave Alvin Jimmie Dale Gilmore Music Without Borders

Roots music legends, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, have been friends for 30 years, but only recently realized they had never played music with each other before. So in 2017, Grammy Award winner Alvin and Grammy Award nominee Gilmore, decided to hit the highway to swap songs, tell stories, and share their life experiences.

Though Texas-born Gilmore was twice named Country Artist of the Year by Rolling Stone, and California native Alvin first came to fame in the hard rocking Rhythm & Blues band The Blasters, they discovered that their musical roots in old Blues and Folk music are exactly the same. Mutually energized and inspired by these performances, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore agreed to hit the road again in 2018… this time with a new album, a full band and some new stories to share.

Downey To Lubbock (released June 2018)  

Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore have been filling canvasses with music of the American West for decades, coming from two very different directions.

Downey, California to Lubbock, Texas is a thousand-mile straight shot across the heart of the American West, with not much in between. The cities at each end of the line are one-time cowtowns that grew into symmetrically-platted working-class communities with very little to interrupt the horizon plane, making for big empty canvasses that require a vivid imagination to fill in all that blank space.

The title track explains Alvin is a Strat-packing, wild Blues Blaster, a nod to the Roots Rock band he formed with his brother Phil in 1978 before Dave peeled off to go his own way in 1986. He’s been part of the bands X, the Knitters, and the Flesh Eaters, tours relentlessly with his own band, the Guilty Ones, and continues apace on musical quests informed by his love of California and its history, and by Texas and the South, where most of the great music that was made in Los Angeles before and after the Second World War came from.

Gilmore is the old Flatlander from the Great High Plains, acknowledging his first group, the Folk-Country trio formed in Lubbock 1972 with Joe Ely and Butch Hancock who continue performing and recording today. In addition to the Flatlanders and an extended solo career, he has been part of several ensembles including the Hub City Movers and The Wronglers with Warren Hellman, who started the Hardly, Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco. 

Alvin is a rowdy baritone. Gilmore, the timekeeper of the high lonesome, warbles. Each is an avatar, an authentic, original creator with a strong sense of place and music. 

That combination might seem like oil and water. But mixed together in the forms of Downey To Lubbock is powerful stuff. 

Taking on all kinds of American music from the 1920s to the present is a very ambitious, very difficult feat to pull off. These two very particular, very peculiar, very not intellectual music-makers make it a joy to behold.

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The Lone Bellow TRIIIO • Acoustic Tour • Tarrytown Music Hall
Nov
1
8:00 PM20:00

The Lone Bellow TRIIIO • Acoustic Tour • Tarrytown Music Hall

The Lone Bellow TRIIIO

w/ Special Guest Naia Izumi

November 1, 2018 at 8:00pm

The Lone Bellow • Music Without Borders • Tarrytown Music Hall

We are thrilled to welcome The Lone Bellow back to the Music Hall. “You’re cordially invited to the TRIIIO Tour. For some time now, we’ve done a mid-set performance around one microphone at our shows, and we’ve decided to make an entire night out of it. The three of us are embarking on a country-wide tour of acoustic shows in some of the most beautiful and intimate venues across the country. It will be an opportunity to try new arrangements of our entire repertoire, debut new and unrecorded songs, take requests, and hear more of Zach's unparalleled storytelling and Brian's incredible jokes. Also, Naia Izumi, this year's winner of NPR Music's Tiny Desk Contest, will be joining for the Northeast dates. Watch his Tiny Desk Concert. See you out there, Brian, Zach and Kanene

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Garland Jeffreys • Naked Soul • Rubin Museum • 11.2.18
Nov
2
7:00 PM19:00

Garland Jeffreys • Naked Soul • Rubin Museum • 11.2.18

Garland Jeffreys

at the Rubin Museum, Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:00PM

Garland Jeffreys Music Without Borders

Legendary singer Garland Jeffreys’ 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, Jeffreys’ songs range from streetwise urban-romantic love songs to penetrating social critiques tackling issues of race in America.

After a long hiatus, Jeffreys has self-released three stellar albums over the last seven 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 (2013) is “an album that’s urgent and immediate—much like New York City itself—but also filled with seven decades of gritty, street-smart attitude” (American Songwriter), and 14 Steps To Harlem (2017) 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).

 

About Naked Soul

Naked Soul presents performances from some of the country’s top singer/songwriters without microphones or amplifiers, as if the music were, acoustically speaking, naked. The musicians in the series draw upon the universal themes inherent in Himalayan art—spirituality, peace, tolerance, wisdom, compassion—on select Friday evenings.

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Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey • SOPAC • 11.2.18
Nov
2
8:00 PM20:00

Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey • SOPAC • 11.2.18

Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey

of Peter, Paul and Mary

Friday, November 2, 2018 at 8PM at SOPAC in South Orange, NJ

Peter Yarrow Noel Paul Stookey Music Without Borders MWB

Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey, also known simply as Peter and Paul, along with Mary Travers founded the legendary Folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary. The group performed for nearly 50 years, won five Grammy Awards, and produced 13 Top 40 hits. They earned eight gold and five platinum albums, all the while continuing a centuries-old tradition of people raising their voices in song for the sake of freedom and social justice.

The group reclaimed Folk’s potency as a social, cultural and political force. Their performances of such songs as “Leaving On A Jet Plane,” “Puff, The Magic Dragon,” “Blowin’ In The Wind” and more are forever etched into the history of American popular song.

They recorded their debut albumPeter, Paul and Mary, in 1962. It included “Lemon Tree,” “500 Miles,” and the Pete Seeger hit tunes “If I Had a Hammer”  and “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” It remained a main catalog-seller for decades to come, eventually selling over two million copies, earning double platinum certification in the United States alone.

They were the quintessential group of the Folk revival movement of the 1960s and joined their musical genius with songs that celebrated the common man and the virtues of freedom and activism. As the decade progressed they lent their voices and passion to liberal causes. Following Minnesota Senator Eugene McCarthy’s strong showing in the 1968 New Hampshire Primary, the group recorded “Eugene McCarthy For President (If You Love Your Country)” endorsing McCarthy, which was released without a record label. Yarrow eventually married the politician’s niece. Stookey wrote the classic “There is Love” for their wedding ceremony.

The group was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999, and received the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2006.

During breaks from Peter, Paul and Mary and following Mary Travers’s death in 2009, Peter and Paul have led significant careers as solo artists. They each enjoy active performance schedules and focus on a wide range of social justice efforts. Peter and Paul also come together for a few concerts each year. In this special evening, the artists celebrate through song and reflection the enduring impact of their music and advocacy.

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Josh Ritter • Emelin Theatre • 11.2.18
Nov
2
8:00 PM20:00

Josh Ritter • Emelin Theatre • 11.2.18

Josh Ritter

Friday, November 2, 2018 at 8PM at Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck, NY

Josh Ritter Music Without Borders MWB

Josh Ritter will return to the Northeast for a select number of special solo acoustic shows, highlighting brand new material, as well as songs from his extensive, critically acclaimed catalog.

Josh’s latest album, Gathering (Pytheas Recordings/Thirty Tigers), continues to receive critical praise, about which NPR proclaims, “Josh Ritter remains at the top of his game two decades into a highlight-strewn career. He’d be forgiven for loosening his grip, but his hand has never felt surer.”  Rolling Stone describes it as “midway between the country, gospel and soul camps, with thickly stacked harmonies that evoke the Dead’s own folk-rock classic American Beauty.”  Gathering features a duet with Bob Weir, whom Ritter worked with on Weir’s recent solo album Blue Mountain.

Over the course of his acclaimed career, Ritter has released seven full-length albums including, 2013’s The Beast In Its Tracks, which debuted at #22 on the Billboard 200 and #8 on the Top Rock Albums chart. The record also received widespread critical praise — ”NPR Music” called it, “…gorgeous and glorious,” while “Pitchfork” asserted, “Beast is contemplative and forgiving, a means of burying one relationship to commit to another, and Ritter nicely evokes the excitement and resignation of such a transition.” Additionally, in 2011, Ritter made his debut as a published author with his New York Times best-selling novel, “Bright’s Passage” (Dial Press/Random House). Stephen King writes in The New York Times Book Review, that the work “shines with a compressed lyricism that recalls Ray Bradbury in his prime…This is the work of a gifted novelist.”

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MANDY PATINKIN IN CONCERT: “DIARY” • Hawaii Theatre • 11.3.18
Nov
3
7:00 PM19:00

MANDY PATINKIN IN CONCERT: “DIARY” • Hawaii Theatre • 11.3.18

Mandy Patinkin in Concert: “DIARY”

Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 7:00PM at the Hawaii Theatre

Mandy Patinkin Music Without Borders

Before he was an Emmy®-winning TV actor, Mandy Patinkin was already a Tony®-winning Broadway star. Mandy Patinkin in Concert: DIARY presents the acclaimed actor/singer/storyteller in his most electrifying role: concert performer. “Mandy Patinkin is in the business of showstopping,” raves The New Yorker, and that’s exactly what he does in this powerful, passionate evening of song. From Randy Newman to Stephen Sondheim, from Irving Berlin to Rufus Wainwright, Mandy Patinkin takes you on a dazzling musical journey you’ll never forget.

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The Naked Magicians • SOPAC • 11.3.18
Nov
3
8:00 PM20:00

The Naked Magicians • SOPAC • 11.3.18

The Naked Magicians

Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 8PM at SOPAC in South Orange, NJ

The Naked Magicians Music Without Borders

Seen on London’s West End, in 200+ cities around the world, and by over 50 million on TV (NBC, ABC, FOX, iTV) – The Naked Magicians is undoubtedly the world’s funniest and naughtiest magic show!

The show features magic, mirth and more than a touch of mayhem as these two hot and hilarious Aussie magicians say abracadabra and take magic to a whole new level.

This boisterous R-rated magic show strips away the top hats and capes, promising full-frontal illusions. Left without sleeves or pockets, their saucy magic is baffling and entertaining, bringing a new meaning to “now you see it”.

Good magicians don’t need sleeves and great magicians don’t need pants. This show proves just that!

18+ only. Includes coarse language, sexual references and male nudity… get ready to have some fun!

MEET THE NAKED MAGICIANS

Christopher Wayne

As co-creator and co-star of The Naked Magicians, Christopher Wayne has a wit quicker than Kim Kardashian’s first marriage. He is often confused as a Macklemore look-a-like. He is proud owner of a freakily long tongue and an entertainment resume as impressive as his broad climbable shoulders.

Originally known as the “clothed” magician on Channel 10’s long-running kids TV program, Christopher then became the first Australian magician in TV history to have his own TV series, More Than Magic which aired in Australia, New Zealand, England, and USA. Christopher also spent four years as the head comedy writer for Queensland’s favorite breakfast radio show B105 and continues regular guest spots on several radio stations in Australia.

Christopher  is happiest on stage in front of thousands of fans with his sleeves up and pants down! Don’t be fooled by his nice guy image, he’s much more naughty than nice.

Mike Tyler

The complete package of funny, athletic, sexy and good with his hands. Mike Tyler is perfectly suited to be co-creator and co-star of the world’s naughtiest and funniest magic show, The Naked Magicians.

Getting his gear off has always come naturally to Mike who was a competitive swimmer competing at the National Championships and Pan Pacific Games… keep an eye out for his incredible physique and sporty tan lines on stage as proof! After attending school on a scholarship, he completed a university degree but soon realized his dream of becoming an entertainer with a quick wit, modest ego, and incredible sleight-of-hand skill.

At the age of 31, Mike is considered one of Australia’s favorite and most successful entertainers performing over 250 “clothed” shows for the biggest companies and sporting teams in the country. He has performed countless times to millions of people on TV in Australia, New Zealand, and USA while performing magic in 10 countries around the world.

Be careful catching his gaze for too long, as Mike is also a highly skilled comedy hypnotist! Flirt at your own risk.

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The Wood Brothers • Troy Savings Bank Music Hall • 11.8.18
Nov
8
7:30 PM19:30

The Wood Brothers • Troy Savings Bank Music Hall • 11.8.18

The Wood Brothers

with special guest Nicole Atkins

Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 7:30PM at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, NY

The Wood Brothers Music Without Borders MWB

The Wood Brothers hold a special place in the hearts of fans in the Capital District for their performances at Levon Helm's legendary Midnight Ramble.  This trio - guitarist Oliver Wood, bassist Chris Wood, and drummer Jano Rix - adapts blues, folk, and roots music into their own evocative sound. 

They will be performing songs from their vast catalog, as well as songs off their newest album, One Drop of Truth.  “It’s the freest album we’ve done, the most independent album we’ve done, and was the most fun we’ve ever had making a record,” says Oliver Wood. “And most importantly, this is the most purely Wood Brothers’ album we’ve ever made.”

Indeed, The Wood Brothers’ sixth outing, One Drop of Truth, dives headfirst into a deep wellspring of sounds, styles and influences. Whereas their previous outings have often followed a conceptual and sonic through-line, here the long-standing trio featuring brothers Oliver and Chris Wood along with Jano Rix treat each song as if it were its own short film. The end result is undeniably The Wood Brothers’ most dynamic recording to date.

“Often, when you’re making an album in the traditional way, there will be a unifying concept, whether that be in the approach to the music stylistically or lyrically in terms over the overall narrative. And even though there are some themes that revealed themselves later, this one is all over the place,” explains Oliver Wood. “What I really love about this record is that each one of these songs has its own little world. There are diver-se sounds and vibes from one track to the next.”

Building off the success of their previous studio album, 2015’s ‘Paradise,’ which was dubbed “the warmest, most sublime and occasionally rowdiest Wood Brothers release yet,” by American Songwriter, the band found themselves at a fortuitous crossroads. Following a tour with Tedeschi Trucks Ba­­­­­nd, high profile festival dates and sold out headline shows, the band felt free from the cyclical album release, tour, write, record and do-it-all-over-again pressures of the traditional music business. With all three members living in Nashville affording easy access to each other and a wealth of local independent studios at their disposal, they started work in January of 2017 with a new approach.

“Instead of going into one studio and recording it all at the same time, we picked a couple studios, and started to experiment,” says Chris Wood. “Sometimes we’d just make demos of songs to see if we got anything we liked. There was no pressure, and that really freed us up. We just did one or two songs a day, put it aside, let the songs simmer, and then we’d have a fresh perspective on what was working or not working. You need time to go by to gain objectivity.”

Fittingly titled, One Drop of Truth, the latest entry in The Wood Brothers evolution finds three musicians being true to themselves. At a point in their career where most artists would be looking to strategically position themselves for even greater commercial success, they instead turned to artistic expression in service of the muse. In chaotic times when honesty is in short supply and ulterior motives seem to always be at play, The Wood Brothers put faith in themselves and ultimately their audience by writing and recording a collection of songs that is honest and pure. As they sing on the album’s title track: “Rather die hungry / than feasting on lies / Give me one drop of truth / I cannot deny.”

Video for “Happiness Jones”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKIoiVWwF5A&start_radio=1&list=RDLKIoiVWwF5A

The Wood Brothers Website: https://www.thewoodbros.com/

“A voice that could melt the heart of a devil… When Nicole Atkins sings, she sounds like Roy Orbison, Patsy Cline and Janis Joplin all rolled into one voice.” - NPR

Named Rolling Stone’s "Top 10 Artists To Watch" in 2007 for her debut album Neptune City, Nicole Atkins has appeared on numerous late night TV shows, including  “The Late Show with David Letterman”, “Conan”, and “Later… with Jools Holland”, and featured in media outlets ranging from the New York Times to Time magazine. She has toured throughout the US and Europe, both headlining and also touring with The Black Keys, Mavis Staples, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Primal Scream, Chris Isaak and the Avett Brothers.

Nicole Atkins fourth studio album, GOODNIGHT RHONDA LEE, will be released on July 21st on Single Lock Records. The album, a vintage soul album inspired legendary artists like Dusty Springfield, Candi Staton, Roy Orbison and Janis Joplin, was produced by Niles City Sound (Leon Bridges), with additional mixing by Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes).

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I’m With Her • Tarrytown Music Hall • 11.8.18
Nov
8
8:00 PM20:00

I’m With Her • Tarrytown Music Hall • 11.8.18

I’m With Her:

Sara Watkins - Sarah Jarosz - Aoife O’Dovonan

Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 8PM at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown, NY

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Special Guest: The Brother Brothers
A band of extraordinary chemistry and exquisite musicianship, I'm With Her features Sara WatkinsSarah Jarosz, and Aoife O'Donovan. Collectively, the multi-Grammy-Award-winners have released seven solo efforts, co-founded two seminal bands (Nickel Creek and Crooked Still), and contributed to critically acclaimed albums from a host of esteemed artists. But from its very first moments, their full-length debut See You Around reveals the commitment to creating a wholly unified band sound. With each track born from close songwriting collaboration, I'm With Her builds an ineffable magic from their finespun narratives and breathtaking harmonies. The result is an album both emotionally raw and intricate, revealing layers of meaning and insight within even the most starkly adorned track.

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The Kingston Trio • Tarrytown Music Hall • 11.9.18
Nov
9
8:00 PM20:00

The Kingston Trio • Tarrytown Music Hall • 11.9.18

The Kingston Trio

Friday, November 9 at 8PM at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown, NY

Kingston Trio Music Without Borders

Special appreciation to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital for their generous support
The Kingston Trio was one of the most influential bands to emerge from the 1950’s, only to be outdone by the BEATLES. With talent and tenacity, they rose to become the undisputed kings of an acoustic musical genre that exploded onto the American scene, and still exists today! They were never actually folksingers but more a musical and vocal group that performed a variety of styles. Audiences worldwide agreed. Recently, the Kingston Trio received the “Grand Grammy” of all Grammys: The Lifetime Achievement Award.  Continuing the legacy of the iconic group, Josh Reynolds, son of original founding member Nick Reynolds, has joined forces with two of Nick’s closest kindred spirits, Mike Marvin, Nick’s nephew and Tim Gorelangton, Mike’s musical brother.  Alongside Josh, Mike & Tim have re-captured that original Kingston Trio magic with their energy, humor and crowd charming musical repertoire. 

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The Machine: 30 Years of Pink Floyd • Garde Arts Center • 11.9.18
Nov
9
8:00 PM20:00

The Machine: 30 Years of Pink Floyd • Garde Arts Center • 11.9.18

The Machine: 30 Years of Pink Floyd

Garde Arts Center, Friday, November 9, 2018 at 8:00PM

The Machine Music Without Borders

THE MACHINE, America’s top Pink Floyd show, has forged a 30-year reputation for extending the legacy of Pink Floyd, selling out theaters, premier rock clubs and casinos across North and Central America, Europe and Asia, performing at renowned music festivals such as Bonnaroo, Riverbend, and Gathering of the Vibes,  and sharing the stage with full symphony orchestras, including the Atlanta, Detroit, Pittsburgh and San Diego Symphonies.

The New York-based quartet performs a diverse mix of The Floyd’s extensive 16-album repertoire, complete with faithful renditions of popular hits as well as obscure gems.  With stellar musicianship and passionate delivery, The Machine explores collective improvisation rivaling that of an early 1970’s Pink Floyd. Their use of expanded theatrical elements and elaborate stage displays and lighting continues in the spirit of the later Floyd of the 1980’s. The band is also known for recreating entire albums as a part of their show, accepting requests from fans, and for taking an A to Z approach in which one song is played for every letter of the alphabet.  The members of The Machine include founding members Joe Pascarell (guitar, vocals) and Tahrah Cohen (drums), and longtime bandmates Stephen Bard (bass, vocals) and Scott Chasolen (keys, vocals).

“They duplicate the sound and hits of Pink Floyd with chilling accuracy, and they play for a hell of a long time.”- Matt Diehl – Rolling Stone

“These guys are great!”- Bob Ezrin – Co-Producer, Pink Floyd’s The Wall

“The Machine look nothing like Pink Floyd, but that doesn’t matter – they sound exactly like Pink Floyd, and that’s what counts.”- Matthew Webber Spin Magazine

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David Bromberg Big Band • Troy Savings Bank Music Hall • 11.10.18
Nov
10
8:00 PM20:00

David Bromberg Big Band • Troy Savings Bank Music Hall • 11.10.18

David Bromberg Big Band

with special guest Loudon Wainwright III

Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 8PM at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

David Bromberg Music Without Borders

It is all about the blues for Americana godfather David Bromberg.  He has played with everyone, toured everywhere, and can lead a raucous big band or hold an audience silent with a solo acoustic blues. He is the master of multiple stringed instruments that he uses to guide audiences on an incredible musical journey. For his performance at the Hall, Bromberg is joined by his Big Band.

Born in Philadelphia in 1945 and raised in Tarrytown, NY, “as a kid I listened to rock ’n’ roll and whatever else was on the radio,” says Bromberg. “I discovered Pete Seeger and The Weavers and, through them, Reverend Gary Davis. I then discovered Big Bill Broonzy, who led me to Muddy Waters and the Chicago blues. This was more or less the same time I discovered Flatt and Scruggs, which led to Bill Monroe and Doc Watson.” 

Bromberg began studying guitar-playing when he was 13 and eventually enrolled in Columbia University as a musicology major. The call of the Greenwich Village folk scene in the mid-60s drew David to the downtown clubs and coffeehouses, where he could watch and learn from the best performers, including primary sources such as his inspiration and teacher, the Reverend Gary Davis. 

His incredible journey spans five-and-a-half decades, and includes adventures with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jerry Garcia.  A musician’s musician, Bromberg’s mastery of several stringed instruments (guitar, fiddle, Dobro, mandolin), and multiple styles is legendary, leading Dr. John to declare him an American icon.  In producing John Hartford’s hugely influential Aereo-Plain LP, Bromberg even co-invented a genre: Newgrass. 

During a period of self-imposed exile from his passion (1980-2002), he opened a shop in Wilmington, Delaware, called David Bromberg Fine Violins, and became a renowned violin expert.  In 2002 he made a triumphant return to music-making and since then has been unstoppable!  Bromberg’s musical revitalization has him playing shows on his own, or with his own David Bromberg Quartet.  He also has reunions of the David Bromberg Big Band, which we are thrilled to host onstage here at the Hall.  Listen for that joyful noise – David Bromberg’s back!   

http://www.davidbromberg.net/

Bromberg’s special guest for this performance is Loudon Wainwright.  Wainwright’s long and illustrious career is highlighted by more than two dozen album releases, movie and TV credits, and now his new autobiography, Liner Notes (2017 Penguin/Random House).  In 2010  he won a Grammy for Best Traditional Folk Album for High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project.  His 2012 recording, Older Than My Old Man Now, was named one of NPR’s Top 10 Albums of the Year.  In 2014, Haven’t Got the Blues (Yet), marks his the 26th career release to-date.

Wainwright is perhaps best known for the novelty song “Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)”, and for playing Captain Calvin Spalding, the “singing surgeon”, on the American television show, M*A*S*H. 

His songs have been recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Johnny Cash, Earl Scruggs, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Rufus Wainwright, and Mose Allison.  He has collaborated with songwriter/producer Joe Henry, on the music for Judd Apatow’s hit movie Knocked Up.  Loudon penned music for the British theatrical adaptation of the Carl Hiaasen novel Lucky You.  He composed topical songs for NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered and ABC’s Nightline, and recorded several songs for the soundtrack of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire.

 As an actor, Wainwright has appeared in films directed by Martin Scorsese, Hal Ashby, Christopher Guest, Tim Burton, Cameron Crowe, and Judd Apatow.

http://www.lw3.com/


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Fran Lebowitz • Garde Arts Center • November 10
Nov
10
8:00 PM20:00

Fran Lebowitz • Garde Arts Center • November 10

An Evening with Fran Lebowitz

In Conversation with Wally Lamb

Garde Arts Center, Saturday, November 10th at 8:00pm

Fran Lebowitz Garde Arts Center Music Without Borders

An Evening with Fran Lebowitz in conversation with host Wally Lamb

Author, journalist, actress, and raconteur Fran Lebowitz stands out as one of our most insightful social commentators. Her essays and interviews offer her acerbic views on current events and the media – as well as pet peeves including tourists, baggage-claim areas, after-shave lotion, adults who roller-skate, children who speak French, or anyone who is unduly tan.

Purveyor of urban cool, Lebowitz is a cultural satirist whose writing — pointed, taut and economical — is equally forthright, irascible, and unapologetically opinionated on stage. Named one of the year's most stylish women by Vanity Fair, Lebowitz remains a style icon.

Her first book, a collection of essays titled Metropolitan Life, was a bestseller, as was a second collection, Social Studies. Lebowitz is also the author of the children’s book, Mr. Chas and Lisa Sue Meet the Pandas.

Lebowitz had a recurring role as Judge Janice Goldberg on the television drama Law & Order, and a part in the Martin Scorsese’s film, "The Wolf of Wall Street." She has long been a regular on various talk shows including those hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Conan O'Brien, and Bill Maher.

Wally Lamb Music Without Borders Garde Arts Center

A Connecticut native, Wally Lamb is the author of six New York Times best-selling novels, including She's Come Undone, and I Know This Much To Be True (which is currently in development for an 8 episode HBO miniseries. His lastest novel, I'll Take You There, was largely set in the Garde Theater.  Wally has been a volunteer educator for the CT Department of Corrections for 19 years, and has edited three anthologies of women prisoners' writings. The latest, You Don't Know Me, will be released in Spring 2019.  

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Willie Nile & James Maddock • Landmark on Main Street • 11.10.18
Nov
10
8:00 PM20:00

Willie Nile & James Maddock • Landmark on Main Street • 11.10.18

Willie Nile & James Maddock

Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 8PM at Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington, NY

Willie Nile James Maddock Music Without Borders

he Willie Nile Band with Very Special Guest James Maddock

Willie Nile and James Maddock are an incredible pairing of Roots Rock singer-songwriters.

Willie Nile has toured across the U.S. with The Who and has sung with Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. As the induction program from the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame says: "His live performances are legendary."

The New York Times called Willie Nile "one of the most gifted singer-songwriters to emerge from the New York scene in years." His album Streets Of New York was hailed as "a platter for the ages" by Uncut magazine. Rolling Stone listed The Innocent Onesas one of the "Top Ten Best Under-The-Radar Albums of 2011" and BBC Radio called it "THE Rock 'N Roll album of the year." His single from that album, "One Guitar," was the "Top Pick of the Week" in USA Today.
Bono, Bruce Springsteen, Pete Townshend, Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, Jim Jarmusch, and Little Steven are among those who have sung his praises.

His album, American Ride, won "Best Rock Album of the Year" at the Independent Music Awards. It appeared on dozens of year-end Top Ten lists for 2013 and was voted "Album Of The Year" at Twangville Magazine. Bono called it, "One of the great guides to unraveling the mystery that is the troubled beauty of America."
In November 2014 Willie Nile released a new album of piano-based songs, If I Was A River, to universal critical acclaim. "One of the most brilliant singer-songwriters of the past thirty years" said The New Yorker. Uncut called him "the unofficial poet laureate of New York City."


The best singer-songwriters serve the song. James Maddock, the "songwriter's songwriter," has earned the respect of masterful writers such as Bruce Springsteen and Willie Nile, and has built his acclaimed legacy on humbly honoring purity of expression. Many albums in his beloved catalog are elegantly spare, conveying his songs and sentiments in the most direct possible way.

Since 1999, James Maddock's boldly vulnerable songwriting, honeyed rasp, and distinct Folk and Americana aesthetic have garnered acclaim from icons, peers, and tastemaking outlets like NPR, American Songwriter, Relix Magazine, and CMT Edge. His consistency as a recording artist and a captivating live performer have attracted a devoted fanbase engaged and generous enough to fan fund the last two entries in his six-album oeuvre. He's performed with Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nile, Aaron Comess (Spin Doctors) and David Immergluck (Counting Crows), sang on an album with Susan McKeown, and has built a respected international profile through tireless touring from the Northeast US to Europe to Australia

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Pinocchio • Landmark on Main Street • 11.11.18
Nov
11
3:00 PM15:00

Pinocchio • Landmark on Main Street • 11.11.18

Pinocchio

Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 3PM at Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington, NY

Pinocchio Landmark on Main Street Music Without Borders

Panto Company USA is back! This year it's Pinocchio, the beloved story of a wooden boy who comes to life. We'll join Pinocchio on an adventure full of magic and wonder as he sings and dances his way to becoming a real boy. He'll experience Stromboli's traveling show, Pleasure Island, the inside of a whale's mouth with his companions, the Blue Fairy and Jiminy Cricket among many others.

Recommended for Ages: 4-10
Running Time: approximately 60 minutes
A production of The Panto Company USA 
Based on The Adventures of Pinocchio by Italian writer Carlo Collodi

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Puddles Pity Party • Tarrytown Music Hall • November 16th
Nov
16
8:00 PM20:00

Puddles Pity Party • Tarrytown Music Hall • November 16th

Puddles Pity Party

Tarrytown Music Hall, November 16th at 8:00pm

 Photo Credit : Emily Butler Photography

Photo Credit : Emily Butler Photography

The ‘Sad Clown with the Golden Voice’ is here with his heartfelt anthems and a suitcase full of Kleenex!  This Pity Party is not all sadness and longing. The show is peppered with a brilliant sense of the absurd, mixing lots of humor with the awkward, tender moments.  A veritable “Pagliacci by way of Pee-Wee Herman and David Lynch”(The AJC), Puddles Pity Party has 305k fans on Facebook and over 120 million views on YouTube for indelible interpretations of classics by ABBA, Bowie, Cheap Trick and Queen and his unforgettable mash-up of “Pinball Wizard/Folsom Prison Blues”.  You may recognize him from his recent appearances on America’s Got Talent and viral video collaborations with Postmodern Jukebox.  Puddles has toured extensively in the US at legendary venues like the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, the Kennedy Center in D.C. and the Troubadour in Los Angeles.

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Max Weinberg's Jukebox • Jeanne Rimsky Theater • 11.16.18
Nov
16
8:00 PM20:00

Max Weinberg's Jukebox • Jeanne Rimsky Theater • 11.16.18

Max Weinberg’s Jukebox

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 8PM at Jeanne Rimsky Theater

Max Weinberg's Jukebox Music Without Borders MWB

Back by popular demand, it's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Drummer Max Weinberg with his wildly successful "Max Weinberg's Jukebox".

It's a truly interactive experience -- Weinberg invites the audience to create in real time the set list he and his crack four piece group will play that night.

You get to choose from a video menu of over 200 songs from the glory days of rock and roll -- everything from the Beatles to the Stones to Bruce and The E Street Band's biggest hits-and hear the group play 'em live!

That's right-you yell out your choices and Max plays them!

VIP ADD-ON: VIP's attend a post-show meet & greet & photo op with Max. Bring your favorite piece of Max Weinberg memorabilia and Max will sign it. $115 added on to any seat.

Tickets: $48 - $65 ($43 - $60 Friends)

DANCING IN THE AISLES AND IN FRONT OF THE STAGE WILL DEFINITELY HAPPEN! PLEASE KEEP THIS IN MIND WHEN CHOOSING YOUR SEATS.

Box Office 516.767.6444

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Art Garfunkel • Troy Savings Bank Music Hall • 11.16.18
Nov
16
8:00 PM20:00

Art Garfunkel • Troy Savings Bank Music Hall • 11.16.18

Art Garfunkel

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 8:00PM at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, NY

Art Garfunkel Music Without Borders MWB

Hailed by the New York Times as a “beautiful countertenor,” legendary singer Art Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel.  He has also enjoyed a successful film career, published a book of poetry and released 12 solo albums, the most recent being Some Enchanted Evening in 2007.  Garfunkel was originally revered for his Grammy-winning, chart-topping songs and albums with partner and fellow NYC native Paul Simon.  Their greatest hits collection, which includes “Mrs. Robinson,” “Scarborough Fair,” “The Sound of Silence,” “The Boxer” and “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” among others, is one of the best-selling albums of all time.  The late ‘80s brought two new challenges for Garfunkel: he published Still Water, a collection of poetry in ‘89, and began an amazing trek across America--on foot.

The last few decades find Garfunkel doing what he does best: singing for an audience.  “Taking on the fear and vulnerability of a live show keeps you vital,” says Garfunkel, who relishes the opportunity to perform new and classic material for fans around the world.  “I’m a singer trying to get away with a lucky job.  I try to soothe, to lift...That’s my life.”  In his intimate show that features himself, a guitarist, and often a piano/keys player, you’ll hear entertaining stories and, of course, his greatest hits.

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Don McLean • Tarrytown Music Hall • 11.17.18
Nov
17
8:00 PM20:00

Don McLean • Tarrytown Music Hall • 11.17.18

Don McLean

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 8PM at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown, NY

Don McLean Tarrytown Music Without Borders MWB

Special appreciation to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital for their generous support
Don McLean is one of America’s most iconic singer-songwriters and will be forever celebrated for his classic hits “American Pie” and “Vincent (Starry Starry Night).” Since first hitting the charts in 1971, Don has amassed over 40 gold and platinum records worldwide and in 2004 was inducted into the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame. “American Pie” was voted number 5 in a poll of the 365 “Songs of the Century” compiled by the Recording Industry Association of America and the National Endowment for the Arts. The second single, “Vincent”, charted on 18th March 1972 going on to reach US#12, UK#1. The “American Pie” album remained at #1 in the UK for 7 weeks in 1972, and in the UK charts for 53 consecutive weeks.

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Todd Barry • SOPAC • 11.17.18
Nov
17
8:00 PM20:00

Todd Barry • SOPAC • 11.17.18

Todd Barry

South Orange Performing Arts Center, Saturday, November 17 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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Renaissance - Day of the Dreamer • Tarrytown Music Hall
Nov
18
7:00 PM19:00

Renaissance - Day of the Dreamer • Tarrytown Music Hall

Renaissance

Day of the Dreamer

Tarrytown Music Hall, November 18, 2018 at 7:00pm

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A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation
Renaissance is a band with a rich history unique unto themselves as progressive rock pioneers who rose from the ashes of the seminal UK rock band, The Yardbirds. Their career has spanned forty plus years spearheaded by the 5 octave voice of Annie Haslam and the masterful songwriting skills of Michael Dunford.The band also featured John Tout on piano, Jon Camp on bass and Terry Sullivan on drums, all of who further molded the sound of the band through the powerful technical command of their instruments. They were first acknowledged for uniquely blending progressive rock with classical influences and symphonic arrangements. The current personnel of Renaissance include: Annie Haslam lead vocals, Rave Tesar keyboards, Leo Traversa bass guitar, Geoffrey Langley keyboards, Frank Pagano drums and Mark Lambert on acoustic guitars.

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Renaissance - Day of the Dreamer • Tarrytown Music Hall • Nov. 18
Nov
18
7:00 PM19:00

Renaissance - Day of the Dreamer • Tarrytown Music Hall • Nov. 18

Renaissance - Day of the Dreamer

Tarrytown Music Hall, Sunday Nov. 18, 2018, 7:00PM - 9:00PM

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Renaissance is a band with a rich history unique unto themselves as progressive rock pioneers who rose from the ashes of the seminal UK rock band, The Yardbirds. Their career has spanned forty plus years spearheaded by the 5 octave voice of Annie Haslam and the masterful songwriting skills of Michael Dunford. The band also featured John Tout on piano, Jon Camp on bass and Terry Sullivan on drums, all of who further molded the sound of the band through the powerful technical command of their instruments. They were first acknowledged for uniquely blending progressive rock with classical influences and symphonic arrangements. The current personnel of Renaissance include: Annie Haslam lead vocals, Rave Tesar keyboards, Leo Traversa bass guitar, Tom Brislin keyboards, Frank Pagano drums and Mark Lambert on acoustic guitars.

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Bob Dylan & His Band • Palace Theater • 11.20.18
Nov
20
8:00 PM20:00

Bob Dylan & His Band • Palace Theater • 11.20.18

Bob Dylan & His Band

November 20, 2018 at 8:00PM at Palace Theater in Waterbury, CT

Bob Dylan Music Without Borders

Music icon, Bob Dylan is coming to the Palace Theater this November. In a career spanning more than five decades, Dylan's impact on popular music and culture is immeasurable.

 

Tickets on sale: August 24 at 10:00AM

 

VIP Packages Information

Front Row Package
$575

  • One (1) ticket in the first row from the stage 
  • Merchandise item designed and created exclusively for package purchasers 
  • Collectible laminate to remember your evening 

 

Second Row Package
$525

  • One (1) ticket in the second row from the stage 
  • Merchandise item designed and created exclusively for package purchasers 
  • Collectible laminate to remember your evening 

 

Third Row Package

$475

  • One (1) ticket in the third row from the stage 
  • Merchandise item designed and created exclusively for package purchasers 
  • Collectible laminate to remember your evening 

 

Gold Hot Ticket Package
$375

  • One (1) premium Price Level 1 ticket 
  • Merchandise item designed and created exclusively for package purchasers 
  • Collectible laminate to remember your evening 

 

Silver Hot Ticket Package
$290

  • One (1) premium Price Level 2 ticket 
  • Merchandise item designed and created exclusively for package purchasers 
  • Collectible laminate to remember your evening 

 

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Loudon Wainwright III, Suzzy Roche, & Lucy Wainwright Roche • All in A Family • SOPAC
Nov
23
8:00 PM20:00

Loudon Wainwright III, Suzzy Roche, & Lucy Wainwright Roche • All in A Family • SOPAC

Loudon Wainwright III, Suzzy Roche,
& Lucy Wainwright Roche

All in A  Family

South Orange Performing Arts Center, South Orange, NJ
Friday, November 30th
8:00pm

Wainwright Family | Music Without Borders | SOPAC

Enjoy an evening of thoughtful songs and plenty of familial harmonies with Grammy Award-winning American Folk singer Loudon Wainwright III and acclaimed songwriters Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche.

Born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Loudon Wainwright III came to fame when “Dead Skunk” became a Top 20 hit in 1972. He had studied acting at Carnegie-Mellon University, but dropped out to partake in the “Summer of Love” in San Francisco, and wrote his first song in 1968 (“Edgar,” about a lobsterman in Rhode Island). His songs have since been recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Johnny Cash, Earl Scruggs, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, his son Rufus Wainwright, and Mose Allison, among others.

Released in 2014, Haven’t Got the Blues (Yet) is the 26th album in Wainwright’s long and illustrious career. It follows his acclaimed Older Than My Old Man Now album—“my death n’ decay opus,” as he calls it, and 2010’s Grammy Award-winning High Wide & Handsome.

After a lifetime of performing and recording, Suzzy Roche is enjoying singing on the road with her daughter Lucy Wainwright Roche. Lucy and Suzzy’s first recording, Fairytale and Myth, won the popular vote for Best Singer-Songwriter album of the year at the 2014 Independent Music Awards. The duo’s second album, Independent Music Award-nominated Mud & Apples, was released in 2016.

Originally from Park Ridge, New Jersey, Suzzy Roche is best known for her work with the vocal group The Roches, alongside sisters Maggie and Terre. She is the author of the novel Wayward Saints and the children’s book Want To Be in a Band? Suzzy is also an active member of a New York City-based experimental theater company known as The Wooster Group.

Born and raised in Greenwich Village, Lucy Wainwright Roche carries on the family traditions, although her first career choice out of college was to teach elementary school. Her critically acclaimed recordings and performances have earned her spots opening for artists like the Indigo Girls, Dar Williams, Girlyman, Amos Lee and her father.

Preceded by two EPs, 8 Songs and 8 More, she released her debut album, Lucy in October 2010. She also stars as Jeri in the Stuff You Should Know television show. Lucy has sung backup for Grammy Award-nominated artist Neko Case, including an appearance with Case on The Late Show with David Letterman. Two of her songs, “Once In” and “Starting Square” are featured on the soundtrack of the 2013 movie The Last Keepers.

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Terrapin & Soulshine • Tarrytown Music Hall • 11.24.18
Nov
24
7:30 PM19:30

Terrapin & Soulshine • Tarrytown Music Hall • 11.24.18

Terrapin & Soulshine

Celebrating the Grateful Dead & Allman Brothers

Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 7:30PM at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown, NY

Terrapin & Soulshine Music Without Borders MWB

A jam-filled evening celebrating two of the most iconic rock acts in music history. Terrapin is the ultimate Grateful Dead experience bringing a raw and emotional interpretation to one of the best-known and beloved catalogs of music anywhere. Having performed over 160 shows all around the Tri-State Area, Terrapin plays the songs that Deadheads have loved and listened to for decades. The band plays some of the most complex songs in the Grateful Dead’s repertoire with the energy found only in some of the most well known Dead shows. The jams are incredibly adventurous making each performance reach new plateaus of another time and space. Together the members of Terrapin enlighten and entertain both the true Deadhead as well as the newly acquainted listener. Soulshine is incredible group of seasoned New York musicians united with the sole purpose of bringing you an authentic Allman Brothers Band experience.

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Vivian Green •  SOPAC • 11.24.18
Nov
24
8:00 PM20:00

Vivian Green • SOPAC • 11.24.18

Vivian Green

Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 8PM at the South Orange Performing Arts Center

Vivian Green Music Without Borders MWB

Vivian Green’s sultry voice and charismatic presence has earned her a place as one of the country’s most captivating Soul singers on the scene today. “Emotional Roller Coaster” rocketed her to stardom in 2002, and she is now celebrated regularly on all the top R&B/Hip-Hop albums charts.

Born in Philadelphia, Vivian Green was raised in a home where Motown classics were always playing. She began singing at age five, started playing piano by eight, and by eleven began writing songs. By age thirteen, her career as a professional singer was on its way.

She honed her craft at the piano every day after school, writing mature love songs far beyond her years. At fifteen she began to record at multi-platinum group Boyz II Men’s studio. At seventeen she received her first professional songwriting credit co-writing the song “Dear God” on their Platinum album Evolution.

Her mature, sultry voice and knowledge of material allowed her to sing in some of Philadelphia’s premiere Jazz clubs despite her age. Her break-through moment came at age nineteen when Vivian Green sang background for renowned Soul singer-actress Jill Scott on an international tour.

Vivian Green teamed up with Grammy Award- nominated Eric Roberson to create the demo that would win her a deal with Sony Music. The demo contained the first smash hit “Emotional Roller Coaster,” from her debut album A Love Story released in 2002. This album was certified Gold and  received rave reviews from People, Billboard, Rolling Stone, and USA Today . Her second album Vivian released in 2005 and produced “Gotta Go Gotta Leave (Tired)” a no.1 Adult Contemporary /Dance hit. The New York Times called the album a “stellar sophomore performance.”

Vivian Green has several notable features and collaborations. She made her film debut in the Oscar-nominated biopic De Lovely. She also appeared in the TV Series American Dreams, portraying Brenda Hollaway singing “Every Little Bit Hurts”. Green wrote the songs for playwright-film-maker David. E. Talbert’s stage play Love in the Nick of Thyme. She is featured on Cyndi Lauper’s album The Body Acoustic and the late Guru’s Jazzmatazz 4. She was also featured on Soundtrack to a Revolution, a compilation of spiritual songs featuring artists Anthony Hamilton, John Legend, The Roots, and Mary Mary. Most recently she collaborated with Jazz pianist Brian Culbertson for his album Dreams and produced the top 10 Adult Contemporary hit “Still Here”. The song also appeared on her 4th album The Green Room.

In 2014, she became the first artist signed to rapper/producer Kwamé‘s record label, Make Noise Recordings. Vivid, her fifth studio album was distributed via Caroline Records. In April 2015, the first single released from the album was “Get Right Back to My Baby” which climbed to #2 on Billboard’s Urban Adult Contemporary chart. She was also nominated for a Soul Train Award.

 In 2016 Vivian Green released “Grown Folks MusicWork” which went to the top 15 on Billboard’s Urban Adult Contemporary chart. And in 2017, six albums into her illustrious career the aptly titled, VGVI [Make Noise/Caroline]—pronounced veegeesix,  has earned her highest chart entry in over a decade on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart, garnered acclaim from Vibe and YouKnowIGotSoul, and yielded  a bona fide hit in the form of “Get Right Back To My Baby.”

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The Klezmatics • SOPAC • 11.29.18
Nov
29
7:30 PM19:30

The Klezmatics • SOPAC • 11.29.18

The Klezmatics

“Happy Joyous Hanukkah, Lyrics by Woody Guthrie”

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 7:30PM at the South Orange Performing Arts Center

Klezmatics Music Without Borders MWB

The Klezmatics are world-renowned Grammy-winning klezmer superstars. Join them in celebration of the Festival of Lights with “Happy Joyous Hanukkah, Lyrics by Woody Guthrie.” You’ll soon feel the warm embrace of family tradition as the seasonal music envelops your senses and wraps you in the memories of a shared history.

The Klezmatics erupted out of New York City’s East Village in 1986 and revitalized klezmer for the new century with music that is steeped in Eastern European Jewish tradition and spirituality. The Klezmatics expertly incorporated contemporary themes such as human rights and anti-fundamentalism and eclectic musical influences including Arab, African, Latin and Balkan rhythms, jazz and punk.

In the course of over thirty years they have released twelve albums of wild, spiritual, provocative, reflective and ecstatically danceable music, forever redefining and transcending traditional labels. The Klezmatics have collaborated with numerous luminaries including folk hero Arlo Guthrie, classical legend Itzhak Perlman, Israeli pop icons Chava Alberstein and Ehud Banai, beat poet Allen Ginsberg, the Master Musicians of Jajouka, the Ben Folds Five and Kosher Gospel singer Joshua Nelson.

Their work has extended to numerous theater, film, dance and television projects, including Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Tony Kushner’s A Dybbuk and It’s An Undoing World and Pilobolus Dance Theatre’s Davenen. The Klezmatics have reached millions through performances and features on CBS’s Late Night with David Letterman, PBS’ Great Performances, the BBC’s Rhythms of the World, and John Peel Show, various NPR programs (A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, New Sounds Live and Soundcheck), CBS’s Nightwatch, FOX’s After Breakfast, MTV News and Sex and the City. Additionally, their song “NY Psycho Freylekhs” was heard regularly on Air America Radio’s The Al Franken Show. They have played in over twenty countries at some of the most storied venues and renowned festivals worldwide, including Central Park Summerstage, Carnegie Hall, Pirineos Sur (Spain), Colours of Ostrava (Czech Republic), Pohoda Festival (Slovakia), Jazzsomer Graz (Austria) and the Heimatklänge Festival (Germany).

The Klezmatics have garnered numerous accolades throughout their career, including a 2006 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary World Music Album (for Wonder Wheel: Lyrics by Woody Guthrie), a New York Jewish Music Award (Best Klezmer Band, 2006) a GLAMA (Gay and Lesbian American Music Award) and the German Critics Award (twice) and have topped the Billboard world music charts on numerous occasions.

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Lindsey Buckingham • Garde Arts Center • 11.29.18
Nov
29
8:00 PM20:00

Lindsey Buckingham • Garde Arts Center • 11.29.18

Lindsey Buckingham

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 8PM at the Garde Arts Center in New London, CT

Lindsey Buckingham Music Without Borders MWB

Lindsey Buckingham stops in New London for his Garde debut and only Connecticut appearance as part of his North American tour in support of his new 3-disc CD release Solo Anthology - The Best of Lindsey Buckingham.

A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee with Fleetwood Mac in 1998, and three- time GRAMMY winner, Buckingham is a celebrated solo artist and was the featured guitarist and male singer for Fleetwood Mac from 1975 to 1987 and 1997 to 2018.

Opening for Buckingham is Minneapolis-based Nairobian native singer/songwriter J.S. Ondara who cites his influences as Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Noah Gundersen, Ray Lamontagne, and Bon Iver.

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The Mavericks • Garde Arts Center • 11.30.18
Nov
30
8:00 PM20:00

The Mavericks • Garde Arts Center • 11.30.18

The Mavericks

Hey! Merry Christmas

Friday, November 30, 2018 at 8PM at the Garde Arts Center in New London, CT

The Mavericks Music Without Borders MWB

Get ready for a night of dancing and fun, as the genre-defying Mavericks put their own twist on the holidays, in support of their upcoming album, Hey! Merry Christmas!  The night will include classic hits along with fresh material from The Mavericks' latest,Brand New Day.  Their category-defying approach has been a unique hallmark of The Mavericks’ sound since the band’s top-20 hits on the country charts. Join us for a new Christmas tradition the whole family will enjoy!

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Pete the Cat • Landmark on Main Street • 12.01.18
Dec
1
11:00 AM11:00

Pete the Cat • Landmark on Main Street • 12.01.18

Pete the Cat

Saturday, December 1st, 2018 at 11:00AM

Landmark on Main Street

Pete the Cat Music Without Borders

When Pete the Cat gets caught rocking out after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners -- and boy are they square! But for the groovy blue cat, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up, so the minute Pete walks in the door, he gets the whole family rocking. The whole family, that is, except for young Jimmy Biddle, the most organized second grader on planet earth.

As the end of second grade approaches, Jimmy has a lot of tests, and the last thing he needs is some groovy cat in his life, changing his family and turning everything upside down. But when Jimmy draws a blank in art class during the last week of school, it turns out Pete is the perfect friend to help him out. Together, they set out on a mission to help Jimmy conquer second grade art, and along the way, they both learn a little something new about inspiration. Join Jimmy and Pete on an adventure of friendship, all the way to Paris and back in a VW Bus!

A production of Theaterworks USA. Based on the Pete the Cat series of books by Kimberly and James Dean; book & lyrics by Sarah Hammond, music by Will Aronson.


Running Time: Approximately 50 Minutes
Recommended for all groovy cats, Pre-K through Grade 3

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Santino Fontana • Landmark on Main Street • 12.1.18
Dec
1
8:00 PM20:00

Santino Fontana • Landmark on Main Street • 12.1.18

Santino Fontana

Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 8PM at Landmark on Main Street

Santino Fontana Music Without Borders MWB

With his rich voice, dynamic versatility, and charisma, Santino Fontana is one of Broadway's favorite leading men. A Tony Award nominated actor, Santino began his career at 18 when he won the renowned Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. As an interpreter of the American Songbook he has sung with orchestras, big bands, and smaller ensembles including the New York Philharmonic, Birdland, NY Pops, Collegiate Chorale, Westchester Philharmonic, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Sesame Street Muppets, Phoenix Symphony, and at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, NJPAC, and the Bravo Festival at Vail.

Film and television fans will recognize him as the voice of the villainous Prince Hans in Disney's Frozen, as well as the singing barman, Greg, in the CW series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Broadway credits include Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, The Importance of Being Earnest, Brighton Beach Memoirs (Drama Desk Award), Billy Elliott, and Sunday in the Park with George.

Recently he played Cornelius Hackl in the acclaimed run of Hello Dolly! and will next be seen on Broadway as Michael Dorsey in Tootsie

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Joan Osborne’s DYLANOLOGY • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.1.18
Dec
1
9:00 PM21:00

Joan Osborne’s DYLANOLOGY • Tarrytown Music Hall • 12.1.18

Joan Osborne’s DYLANOLOGY

featuring Special Guests Anders Osborne & Robert Randolph

Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 9PM at the Tarrytown Music Hall

Joan Osborne Dylanology Music Without Borders MWB

Joan Osborne, joined by powerhouse rock vets Anders Osborne and Robert Randolph, unleashes her sizable gifts as a vocalist and interpreter upon The Bard’s celebrated canon. With performances honed by the time Osborne spent polishing them during “Joan Osborne Sings The Songs Of Bob Dylan” —  two critically acclaimed two-week residencies she performed at New York City’s Café Carlyle in March 2016 and 2017, the seven-time Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling singer and songwriter, whom The New York Times has called “a fiercely intelligent, no-nonsense singer,” winds her supple, soulful voice around Dylan’s poetic, evocative lyrics, etching gleaming new facets in them along the way. 

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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 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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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
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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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The Jayhawks • Tarrytown Music Hall • September 23
Sep
23
7:00 PM19:00

The Jayhawks • Tarrytown Music Hall • September 23

The Jayhawks

Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown, NY
September 23, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Jayhawks | Tarrytown Music Hall | Music Without Borders

The incredible harmonies and distinctive arrangements of The Jayhawks set them apart from the rest of the Minneapolis music scene that emerged in the 1980s. By the early 90’s they became a driving force and inspiration behind the growing Americana movement. Combining the talents of singer-songwriters Gary Louris and Mark Olson, The Jayhawks released their major label debut, the acclaimed Hollywood Town Hall (1992) on the Def American label. This was followed by Tomorrow the Green Grass (1995), which produced the alternative radio hit single “Blue”. When Olson left to pursue a solo career, Louris singularly took over the songwriting role in The Jayhawks creating the band’s enduring sound on some of their best selling and well-received albums including Smile (2000) and Rainy Day Music (2003). Louris continues to write and tour with the longtime core group of Marc Perlman, Karen Grotberg, and Tim O’Reagan. While the touring line-up has changed over the years and Olson briefly reappeared in 2010 to record and tour, this classic lineup maintains a commitment to adventure and forward motion in their shows and in their recordings. Their latest album, Paging Mr. Proust (2016), was produced in Portland with Peter Buck and Tucker Martine.

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"Classic Deep Purple Live" Performed by Glenn Hughes • Sept 22nd
Sep
22
8:00 PM20:00

"Classic Deep Purple Live" Performed by Glenn Hughes • Sept 22nd

"Classic Deep Purple Live" Performed by Glenn Hughes

Tarrytown Music Hall • 09.22.18 • 8 PM

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Glenn Hughes, former bassist and singer of Deep Purple, known to millions as the ‘Voice of Rock’, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and the current front man for rock super group Black Country Communion is pleased to announce that he will be performing Deep Purple only material with his "Classic Deep Purple Live Performed by Glenn Hughes” nationwide US tour in August-Sept. 2018. The tour promises to be dynamic, a turn-back-the-clocks, two-hour live extravaganza homage to his tenure in MK 3 and MK 4 incarnations of Deep Purple - one of music history’s most seminal and influential rock and roll groups.    

 

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BETTY plays The Naked Soul Series at The Rubin Museum • Sept 21 st
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

BETTY plays The Naked Soul Series at The Rubin Museum • Sept 21 st

 BETTY • Alyson Palmer and sisters Elizabeth and Amy Ziff

BETTY • Alyson Palmer and sisters Elizabeth and Amy Ziff

BETTY, the activist pop rock band fronted by Alyson Palmer and sisters Elizabeth and Amy Ziff, is known for clever lyrics, soaring harmonies, and energetic live shows. The band’s distinctive sound and inspired humor have been heard for decades on television (The L Word theme song, Weeds, Ugly Betty, and more), in films (Life With Mikey with Michael J. Fox and Nathan Lane, The Out-of-Towners, and more), Off-Broadway, on commercials, in concerts around the world, and in numerous recordings of their own and as guests, including their tenth and newest album, On The Rocks, now available on iTunes.


BETTY’s heartfelt feminist passion and international appearances as Arts Envoys for the US State Department led Gloria Steinem to suggest they create a non- profit for their ongoing work on behalf of women, girls, and those marginalized by society. In 2016, The BETTY Effect began formally, supporting the band’s outreach in India, South and Central America, Africa, Eastern Europe and the US.

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David Bromberg Big Band w/ very special guest Tom Rush | Tarrytown Music Hall | September 15th
Sep
15
8:00 PM20:00

David Bromberg Big Band w/ very special guest Tom Rush | Tarrytown Music Hall | September 15th

David Bromberg Big Band w/ very special guest Tom Rush

September 15, 2018, 8:00pm - 10:00pm

David Bromberg | Tom Rush | Tarrytown Music Hall | Music Without Borders

An evening with two of the most celebrated artists of the Americana tradition. David Bromberg’s incredible journey spans five-and-a-half decades, and includes – but is not limited to – adventures with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jerry Garcia, and music and life lessons from seminal blues guitarist Reverend Gary Davis, who claimed the young Bromberg as a son. A musician’s musician, Bromberg’s mastery of several stringed instruments (guitar, fiddle, Dobro, mandolin), and multiple styles is legendary, leading Dr. John to declare him an American icon. Tom Rush’s impact on the American music scene has been profound. He helped shape the folk revival in the ’60s and the renaissance of the ’80s and ’90s, his music having left its stamp on generations of artists. James Taylor, Emmylou Harris, Tom Petty and Garth Brooks have cited Tom as major influences. His early recordings introduced the world to the work of Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, and James Taylor. 

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Colin Quinn - One In Every Crowd • SOPAC • September 14
Sep
14
8:00 PM20:00

Colin Quinn - One In Every Crowd • SOPAC • September 14

Colin Quinn - One in Every Crowd

South Orange PAC - Friday, September 14, 8:00pm

Colin Quinn • SOPAC • Music Without Borders • MWB

From the old MTV days to SNL to Comedy Central to Broadway, CQ is apparently refusing to leave the business. So if you enjoyed his other one man shows, or you just are at a place in your life where you are lost and you need intelligent laughs, come see his new show. One In Every Crowd. 

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Indigo Girls • SOPAC • Sept 12th • TWO SHOWS
Sep
12
7:00 PM19:00

Indigo Girls • SOPAC • Sept 12th • TWO SHOWS

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The Indigo Girls

SOPAC • NEW DATE • SEPT 12TH • 7 PM & 9 PM

  Amy Ray and Emily Saliers

Amy Ray and Emily Saliers

Message from artist management:
Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls was not feeling well last weekend and it turns out that she had appendicitis. Her doctor ordered emergency appendectomy surgery. All went well but she has received strict orders from the doctor to rest until she is fully
recovered . Unfortunately, this means we will have to cancel both shows at SOPAC in South Orange, NJ on Monday, March 19 and reschedule to Wednesday, September 12. 
All tickets will be honored at the new shows. Refunds are available upon request, however both shows originally scheduled for Monday, March 19 have been sold out for some time, with an extensive waiting list, so we encourage you to hold your tickets for the rescheduled date.

Twenty years after they began releasing records as the Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have politely declined the opportunity to slow down with age. With a legacy of releases and countless U.S. and international tours behind them, the Indigo Girls have forged their own way in the music business. Selling over 14 million records, they are still going strong. Amy & Emily are the only duo with top 40 titles on the Billboard 200 in the '80s, '90s, '00s, and '10s.

“Along with Simon & Garfunkel and The Everly Brothers, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers rank at the very top of all-time great duos. The sublime music-making-machine-skewering “Making Promises” is one of their finest rockers.” – The Boston Herald

After signing to Epic Records in 1988, the Indigo Girls released their critically acclaimed eponymous album to thunderous praise; it remained on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart for 35 weeks, earned double platinum status, received a Grammy nomination for “Best New Artist” and won “Best Contemporary Folk Recording.” They were overnight folk icons who continued to live up to the high standards they’d set for themselves: they’ve since released 14 albums (3 platinum and 3 gold), received six Grammy nominations and have won one. Indigo Girls have toured with innumerable star acts including Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, Joan Baez, R.E.M., Sarah MacLachlan, Natalie Merchant, Jewel and Mary Chapin Carpenter.

The duo has balanced their long, successful musical career by supporting numerous social causes – the Indigo Girls don’t just talk the talk; they walk the walk. Having established an intensely dedicated fan base, the duo continues to remain relevant and attract new fans. With their latest release, Beauty Queen Sister, released on IG Recordings distributed by Vanguard Records, Emily Saliers, and Amy Ray have secured their spot as one of the most legendary musical acts of this generation.

In 2015 Indigo Girls released their 14th studio album, One Lost Day, produced by Jordan Brook Hamlin and mixed by Brian Joseph.

 

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David Broza plays the Naked Soul Series at The Rubin Museum • Sept 7th
Sep
7
7:00 PM19:00

David Broza plays the Naked Soul Series at The Rubin Museum • Sept 7th

David Bronza

NAKED SOUL SERIES at The Rubin Museum • 09.07.18 • 7 PM

 David Broza

David Broza

From his whirlwind finger picking, to Flamenco percussion and rhythms, to a signature rock-and-roll sound, Israeli superstar David Broza’s energetic performances have delighted audiences throughout the world.

More than a singer/songwriter, Broza is also known for his commitment and dedication to several humanitarian projects, predominantly, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Since 1977, when his hit song “Yihye Tov” first hit the airwaves, Broza has worked to promote a message of peace. The song’s lyrics, roughly translated as “Things Will Be Better,” struck at the heart of the issue—that people all over the world want peace. Now with a string of multi-platinum albums behind him, he still strives to deliver this message. Broza was awarded a Spanish medal of honor by the King of Spain, Juan Carlos I, for his longtime contribution to Israel-Spain relations and his promotion of tolerance. He has also been named a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF.

A powerful musician, passionate peace advocate, and music industry innovator, David Broza inspires audiences with his sincere message and charismatic performance.

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Melissa Etheridge - The Rock Show • Tarrytown Music Hall • August 26
Aug
26
7:00 PM19:00

Melissa Etheridge - The Rock Show • Tarrytown Music Hall • August 26

Melissa Etheridge - The Rock Show

Tarrytown Music Hall, August 26, 2018, 7:00PM - 10:00PM

Melissa Etheridge Tarrytown Music Hall Music Without Borders

Melissa Etheridge stormed onto the American rock scene in 1988 with the release of her critically acclaimed self-titled debut album, which led to an appearance on the 1989 Grammy Awards show. For several years, her popularity grew around such memorable originals as "Bring Me Some Water," "No Souvenirs" and "Ain't It Heavy," for which she won a Grammy® in 1992. Etheridge hit her commercial and artistic stride with her fourth album, Yes I Am (1993). The collection featured the massive hits, "I'm the Only One" and "Come to My Window," a searing song of longing that brought Etheridge her second Grammy® Award for Best Female Rock Performance. In 1995, Etheridge issued her highest charting album, Your Little Secret, which was distinguished by the hit single, "I Want to Come Over." Her astounding success that year led to Etheridge receiving the Songwriter of the Year honor at the ASCAP Pop Awards in 1996. Known for her confessional lyrics and raspy, smoky vocals, Etheridge has remained one of America’s favorite female singer-songwriters for more than two decades. On October 7, 2016 Melissa Etheridge released Memphis Rock & Soul, her first album since 2014’s critically lauded This Is M.E.

Special appreciation to New York Presbyterian Hospital for their generous support

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Brian Regan • Garde Arts Center • August 23
Aug
23
8:00 PM20:00

Brian Regan • Garde Arts Center • August 23

Brian Regan

Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 8:00PM at the Garde Arts Center

Having built his 30-plus year career on the strength of his material alone, Brian Regan continuously fills theaters across 100 cities in North America every year, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall, The Beacon Theater and Radio City Music Hall. In 2015, Brian made history with his stand-up special, Brian Regan: Live From Radio City Music Hall, the first live broadcast of a stand-up special in Comedy Central’s history.

A regular on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Brian made 28 appearances as a regular guest on The Late Show with David Letterman. Brian premiered his seventh hour of comedy, the Netflix special, Brian Regan: Nunchucks And Flamethrowers, November 2017, with a second Netflix special planned for 2019. He has earned acting accolades this past fall in director Peter Farrelly’s new TV series, Loudermilk, scheduled to begin shooting for a second season this summer.

 

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Justin Hayward | All The Way In Concert | Special Guest Michael Dawes | Tarrytown Music Hall | August 12th
Aug
12
7:00 PM19:00

Justin Hayward | All The Way In Concert | Special Guest Michael Dawes | Tarrytown Music Hall | August 12th

Justin Hayward

All The Way In Concert

Special Guest Michael Dawes

August 12, 2018, 7:00pm-9:00pm

Justin Hayward | Michael Dawes | Music Without Borders | Tarrytown Music Hall

Having chalked up fifty years at the peak of the music and entertainment industry, Justin Hayward’s voice has been heard the world over. Known principally as the vocalist, lead guitarist and composer for the Moody Blues, his is an enduring talent that has helped to define the times in which he worked. Over the last forty-five years the band has sold 55 million albums and received numerous awards. Commercial success has gone hand in hand with critical acclaim, The Moody Blues are renowned the world over as innovators and trail blazers who have influenced any number of fellow artists.  Justin is honoured with the Moody Blues on the Rock Walk Hall of Fame on Sunset Boulevard and this year the band will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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Eaglemania - The World’s Greatest Eagles Tribute | Tarrytown Music Hall | August 11th
Aug
11
8:00 PM20:00

Eaglemania - The World’s Greatest Eagles Tribute | Tarrytown Music Hall | August 11th

Eaglemania

The World’s Greatest Eagles Tribute

August 11, 2018, 8:00pm

Eaglemania | Music Without Borders | Tarrytown Music Hall

A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation


Formed in 2010, Eaglemania has evolved into a nationally touring tribute to The Eagles, performing to sold out audiences everywhere they go. Eaglemania performs all of the hits of the Eagles, as well as Don Henley, Glen Frey, and Joe Walsh’s solo albums. Their attention to detail and their ability to reproduce the Eagles exactly leaves their fans with an experience that they do not soon forget. People often remark that if they closed their eyes they would think they were listening to the actual Eagles live in concert…. The music of the Eagles appeals to a wide variety of age groups, and the combination of heartfelt ballads, rock anthems laden with guitar harmonies, and the unmistakable sound of vocal harmonies as only the Eagles can do, has propelled the band for the past 40-plus years, positioning them as one of the most successful and popular bands in music history.

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Paula Poundstone Live at The Garde Arts Center • Aug 10th
Aug
10
8:00 PM20:00

Paula Poundstone Live at The Garde Arts Center • Aug 10th

Paula Poundstone Live

The Garde Arts Center • 08.10.18 • 8 PM

 Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone

With smart, observational humor and a legendary spontaneous interaction with the crowd, Paula Poundstone is one of our country’s pre-eminent comedians. She improvises with a crowd like a Jazz musician, swinging in unexpected directions without a plan, without a net. There's a disarming ease in her craft, an immediate sense that she's so quick on her feet you need never worry about the possibility of something going wrong.  Poundstone’s razor-sharp wit and impeccable timing make for the perfect fit as a regular panelist on NPR’s #1 show, the weekly comedy news quiz, Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me! When asked about Paula, Wait, Wait, host, Peter Sagal replied, "Paula Poundstone is the funniest human being I have ever known. Everything she does, thinks, or says is hilarious. If you cut her into bits, each piece would be funny. (But don’t!). Air becomes funny having been breathed by her.”

 

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Randy Rainbow • Tarrytown Music Hall • Sunday August 5th
Aug
5
8:00 PM20:00

Randy Rainbow • Tarrytown Music Hall • Sunday August 5th

Randy Rainbow

Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown, NY
August 5, 2018
8:00pm-9:00pm

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Randy Rainbow (yes, real name) is a comedian, actor, writer, host and Internet sensation best known for his viral comedy videos. His popular series of political spoofs and song parodies have garnered international acclaim and over a hundred million views. He's been called "the best thing about the 2016 GOP race" by Dan Savage and his musical tribute to the first presidential debate of 2016 (“BRAGGADOCIOUS!”) received 28 million views in its first two days. He was subsequently asked by the cast of TV’s Will & Grace to parody a song which they performed during a political fundraiser for the 2016 election. Randy has also written for comedian Kathy Griffin and hosted and performed in numerous theatrical events for the Broadway, cabaret and gay communities, as well as for the Tony Awards and some of New York City's most popular night spots including 54 Below, Birdland Jazz Club, XL Nightclub and Therapy NYC where his own weekly show ran for two years. He's been seen as a talking head on VH1 and has been heard regularly as both a guest and co-host on Sirius XM Radio. He is the creator and star of the long-running BroadwayWorld.com web series Chewing the Scenery with Randy Rainbow and Last Minute with Randy Rainbow.

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John Gorka • Naked Soul Series at The Rubin Museum • Aug 3rd
Aug
3
7:00 PM19:00

John Gorka • Naked Soul Series at The Rubin Museum • Aug 3rd

John Gorka • Naked Soul Series • 08.03.18

The Rubin Museum • 7 PM

 John Gorka

John Gorka

John Gorka is an honored icon of the folk tradition and has been described as “the preeminent male singer-songwriter of the New Folk Movement” by Rolling Stone. A New Jersey native, Gorka utilizes a rich baritone voice and unique songcraft to weave a magical spell that is immediately recognized as his personal style. Many well-known artists have recorded and/or performed John Gorka songs, including Mary Chapin Carpenter, Nanci Griffith, Mary Black, and Maura O’Connell.

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Patty Griffin | Landmark on Main Street | July 29th
Jul
29
7:00 PM19:00

Patty Griffin | Landmark on Main Street | July 29th

Patty Griffin

Landmark on Main Street, July 29th at 7:00pm

 Patty Griffin

Patty Griffin

"Every Patty Griffin song arrives fully and perfectly formed, which is perhaps her greatest gift. Her songwriting is honest and compassionate no matter the subject. Her voice is uniquely compelling and her guitar work unfailingly evocative. She's a songwriter at the top of her already formidable game." ~ NPR

GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Patty Griffin is among the most consequential singer-songwriters of her generation, a quintessentially American artist whose wide-ranging canon incisively explores the intimate moments and universal emotions that bind us together.

Over the course of two decades, the two -time GRAMMY® Award winner (and seven-time nominee) has crafted a remarkable body of work that prompted The New York Times to hail her for "writing cameo-carved songs that create complete emotional portraits of specific people...her songs have independent lives that continue in your head when the music ends."

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Patty Griffin | SOPAC | July 27th
Jul
27
8:00 PM20:00

Patty Griffin | SOPAC | July 27th

Patty Griffin

South Orange Performing Arts Center, July 27th at 8:00pm

 Patty Griffin

Patty Griffin

"Every Patty Griffin song arrives fully and perfectly formed, which is perhaps her greatest gift. Her songwriting is honest and compassionate no matter the subject. Her voice is uniquely compelling and her guitar work unfailingly evocative. She's a songwriter at the top of her already formidable game." ~ NPR

GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Patty Griffin is among the most consequential singer-songwriters of her generation, a quintessentially American artist whose wide-ranging canon incisively explores the intimate moments and universal emotions that bind us together.

Over the course of two decades, the two -time GRAMMY® Award winner (and seven-time nominee) has crafted a remarkable body of work that prompted The New York Times to hail her for "writing cameo-carved songs that create complete emotional portraits of specific people...her songs have independent lives that continue in your head when the music ends."

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Mary Chapin Carpenter • SOPAC • July 26
Jul
26
7:30 PM19:30

Mary Chapin Carpenter • SOPAC • July 26

Mary Chapin Carpenter

July 26, 2018, 7:30 PM

MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER | MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS | SOPAC

Impossible to pigeonhole in a single genre, Mary Chapin Carpenter’s music has earned her accolades from every corner, including five Grammy Awards and the Country Music Association’s Female Vocalist of the Year twice over.  From thoughtful ballads like “Superman” to rollicking and irreverent rockers like “Passionate Kisses,” Mary Chapin Carpenter’s captivating voice and songwriting has kept her at the top of the charts for over 30 years.

Mary Chapin Carpenter was born and raised in Princeton, New Jersey, the daughter of a Life magazine executive; she spent two years of her childhood in Japan, where her father was launching the Asian edition of Life. In 1974 her family moved to Washington, D.C., where she became involved in the city’s Folk music scene. After graduating from high school in the mid-’70s, she spent a year traveling Europe then enrolled at Brown University, where she was an American civilization major.

Her first album, 1987’s Hometown Girl and the followup State of the Heart (1989) earned her a loyal following and two Top Ten singles, “Never Had It So Good” and “Quittin’ Time.”  Shooting Straight in the Dark (1990) earned her even greater success as “Down at the Twist and Shout” became a number two single. Her breakthrough album, Come On, Come On (1992) shifted her Folk songs into high gear with Honky Tonk and Country Rock songs that brought her several hit singles. “I Feel Lucky,” “Passionate Kisses” and “He Thinks He’ll Keep Her” all made the Hot Country song charts. Mary Chapin Carpenter earned five Grammy Awards during this period and solidified her status as a star of Country Music.

The 2000s brought a decidedly different turn to Mary’s music as she became more reflective and returned to her Folk roots. A series of albums have followed, each following their own creative vision and path but all radiating Mary Chapin Carpenter’s unique style and evocative vocals. In 2018 she took another look back at her catalog with her latest album Sometimes Just the Sky. It features 12 stripped down versions of her songs, along with the original title track.

Opening Artist: Emily Barker

EMILY BARKER MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS SOPAC

Emily Barker’s latest album Sweet Kind of Blue was recorded at Sam Phillips Recording Service in Memphis with Grammy winning producer Matt Ross-Spang (Jason Isbell, Margo Price) and an all-star cast of Memphis session players. The success of the album, with its seamless mix of soul, blues, country and folk influences, and the globe-trotting tours to support it helped land Emily the accolade of UK Artist of the Year at the recent UK Americana Awards held at Hackney Empire in London.

Emily Barker is perhaps best known as the writer and performer of the award-winning theme to PBS Masterpiece crime drama Wallander starring Kenneth Branagh. The UK-based Australian singer-songwriter has released music as a solo artist as well as with various bands including The Red Clay Halo, Vena Portae and Applewood Road (with whom she released a remarkable album of original songs recorded live around a single microphone, which was dubbed “flawless” by The Sunday Times) and has written for film, including composing the feature film soundtrack for Jake Gavin’s lauded debut feature Hector starring Peter Mullan and Keith Allen.

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Dave Mason & Steve Cropper | Tarrytown Music Hall | July 15th
Jul
15
7:00 PM19:00

Dave Mason & Steve Cropper | Tarrytown Music Hall | July 15th

Dave Mason & Steve Cropper

Rock & Soul Revue

July 15th, 2018, 7:00pm

Dave Mason and Steve Cropper | Tarrytown Music Hall | Music Without Borders

Two classic artists performing a night of CLASSIC hits! Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Dave Mason and Steve Cropper join and play together for the first time on one stage to deliver a night of timeless music and endless hits, performing material that defined a generation. Dave Mason, founding member of the band Traffic, highly successful solo artist, consummate guitarist, songwriter and producer, has performed and recorded with numerous members of the pantheon of pop and rock and roll music including Jimi Hendrix, George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Graham Nash, Fleetwood Mac, Steve Winwood and more. Steve Cropper, member of Booker T and the MG’s, the Stax Records house band during the label’s most influential period, backed artists such as Otis Redding, Carla Thomas, Wilson Pickett, Sam & Dave and Rufus Thomas and member of The Blues Brothers Band. Cropper was ranked #39 on Rolling Stone’s top 100 guitarists of all time. This collaboration and multi-media show will include some of each artists’ beloved and most memorable hits including “All Along The Watchtower”, “Only You Know and I Know”, “Every Woman” and “We Just Disagree” plus the rock anthem “Feelin’ Alright”, along with “(Sittin’ On) “The Dock of the Bay”, “Green Onions”, “In the Midnight Hour” and “Knock on Wood”.

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Richard Shindell plays the Naked Soul Series | Rubin Museum | July 13
Jul
13
7:00 PM19:00

Richard Shindell plays the Naked Soul Series | Rubin Museum | July 13

Richard Shindell

Performing in the Naked Soul Series

July 13, 2018, 7:00pm-8:30pm

Richard Shindell | Naked Soul Series | Rubin Museum | Music Without Borders

Originally from New York, now dividing his time between Buenos Aires, Argentina and New York’s Hudson Valley, Richard Shindell is a writer whose songs paint pictures, tell stories, juxtapose ideas and images, inhabit characters, vividly evoking entire worlds along the way and expanding our sense of just what it is a song may be.

From his first record, Sparrow’s Point (1992) to his current release, Careless (September 2016), Shindell has explored the possibilities offered by this most elastic and variable of cultural confections: the song. The path that led him to songwriting was both circuitous and direct.

Taking up the guitar at the age of eight, he listened but imagined that composing a song was out of the question. After college and a nine month stint in a Zen Buddhist community in Upstate New York, he headed to Europe with his guitar, finding something not approaching a livelihood performing in the Paris Metro, where he discovered “I loved the acoustics in those tunnels, but only when they were empty.”

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The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes • Hawaii Theatre Center • July 8
Jul
8
6:00 PM18:00

The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes • Hawaii Theatre Center • July 8

The Princess Bride:

An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes

July 8, 2018 at 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Cary Elwes | Music Without Borders | The Princess Bride

The historic Hawaii Theatre presents The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening With Cary Elwes on Sunday, July 8th, 2018 at 6 PM. In this highly-anticipated event, fans of The Princess Bride will join the heroic Westley (actor Cary Elwes) in a behind-the-scenes look at life on and off the set of the classic film. After a screening of the iconic film, Elwes will engage in a moderated discussion on classic scenes, revealing never before shared secrets and tales of inconceivable antics! Journey back to the lands of Florin and Guilder; filled with adventure, romance and intrigue (and let’s not forget Rodents of Unusual Size!) Tickets to see The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening With Cary Elwes go on sale Friday, May 25, 2018 At 9:00 AM

Elwes recently joined the cast of Netflix’s hit show, “Stranger Things”.

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Joe Jackson • Tarrytown Music Hall • July 6th
Jul
6
8:00 PM20:00

Joe Jackson • Tarrytown Music Hall • July 6th

Joe Jackson

Tarrytown Music Hall • 07.06.18 • 8 PM

 Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

The Grammy-nominated, critically acclaimed pop & new wave artist hits the road for a career spanning tour. Joe Jackson's first hit in the U.S. was “Is She Really Going Out With Him?” in the twilight of the 1970s, and his biggest biggest-charting hit in the U.S. was “Stepping Out,” which reached No. 6 in 1982. His most recent album Fast Forward was released in 2015 to critical acclaim. Composed, produced and arranged by Jackson, Fast Forward features four sets of four songs each recorded in four different cities – New York, New Orleans, Berlin, and Amsterdam – each with a different set of guest musicians. The New York sessions feature Brian Blade, Bill Frisell, Regina Carter, and Graham Maby; the Amsterdam sessions feature the Concertgebouw Orchestra, Stefan Kurger and Stefan Schmid from Zuco 103, as well as Mitchel Sink from the cast of Matilda; the Berlin sessions feature Greg Cohen and Earl Harvin; and the New Orleans sessions feature a horn section led by Donald Harrison in addition to three members of the funk band Galactic: Stanton Moore, Robert Mercurio, and Jeff Raines.

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Jill Sobule plays the Naked Soul Series at The Rubin Museum • July 6th
Jul
6
7:00 PM19:00

Jill Sobule plays the Naked Soul Series at The Rubin Museum • July 6th

Jill Sobule

NAKED SOUL SERIES at The Rubin Museum • 07.06.18 • 7 PM

 Jill Sobule

Jill Sobule

Jill Sobule is a Denver-born singer, songwriter, storyteller, and guitarist. Her recording career began in 1990 with her debut album Things Here Are Different, produced by Todd Rundgren. Her 1995 self-titled album yielded the hit songs “I Kissed a Girl” and “Supermodel.” Since then she has continued to record, produce, and tour with an ever-growing, loyal fan base. Jill is considered a pioneer in crowdsourcing, with her 2009 record California Years having been funded by her fans. She continues to be at the forefront of exploring and creating new models for artists in an ever-changing music industry. She has performed with Neil Young, Billy Bragg, Steve Earle, Cyndi Lauper, Tom Morello, and Warren Zevon and inducted Neil Diamond into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
 

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Old 97’s • Tarrytown Music Hall • June 30th
Jun
30
8:00 PM20:00

Old 97’s • Tarrytown Music Hall • June 30th

Old 97’s

Tarrytown Music Hall • 06.30.18 • 8 PM

 Old 97's

Old 97's

One of the pioneers of the alt-country movement, Old 97’s tour behind their newest release Graveyard Whistling, a release filled with raucous energy, deceptive cleverness, and knockabout spirit. In 1996, Old 97’s recorded Too Far to Care. It was their major-label debut—following two independent releases and a year-long bidding war, the Dallas-based quartet had signed with Elektra Records. But rather than venture into some state-of-the-art studio in New York or LA, the band decamped to Village Productions in Tornillo, Texas, a remote facility in the middle of two thousand acres of pecan trees near the Mexican border, with a mixing board acquired from an engineer who had worked on some of Queen’s albums. Now over twenty years later, they have returned to record their eleventh studio album, Graveyard Whistling. “[Too Far To Care] is the sound that best defined us,” says Rhett Miller, the lead singer and primary songwriter. “It was a really magical time, and we go back to it a lot in our collective memory.” And so when it came time for the band—which still consists of the same four members: Miller, guitarist Ken Bethea, bassist Murry Hammond, and drummer Philip Peeples—to record their newest endeavor, producer Vance Powell brought up the idea of returning to Tornillo. “We knew instantly that it was the perfect move,” says Miller. “We weren’t trying to remake Too Far to Care, but to make something where fans would say, ‘This band hasn’t lost a step in twenty-some years.’” The result is the eleven songs of Graveyard Whistling. 

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Jun
22
8:00 PM20:00

Classic Stones Live - The Greatest Rolling Stones Tribute Show • June 22nd • Tarrytown Music Hall

Classic Stones Live

The Greatest Rolling Stones Tribute Show

June 22nd, 2018, 8:00pm

Classic Stones Live | The Glimmer Twins | The Greatest Rolling Stones Tribute Show | Tarrytown Music Hall | Music Without Borders

A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation
The Look…The Sound…The Show…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 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. 

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The Clearwater Festival | Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson, NY | June 16th & 17th 2018
Jun
16
to Jun 17

The Clearwater Festival | Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson, NY | June 16th & 17th 2018

The Clearwater Festival will return to

Croton-on-Hudson, NY | June 16th & 17th 2018

 Richard Thompson at the 2017 Clearwater Festival, Rainbow Stage | Econosmith - photo  credit

Richard Thompson at the 2017 Clearwater Festival, Rainbow Stage | Econosmith - photo  credit

The Clearwater Festival, founded by Pete Seeger returns to beautiful Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, NY on June 16 & 17!Our Special Weekend Pass & Weekend + Camping Pre-Sale is underway and is only available for a limited time! We’ve kept tickets prices low – so, make sure to purchase your Weekend Passes now and save before they go up in price!
Revival is great for families and the best part is that kids 11 & under get in for free!

When you purchase tickets to Revival, the proceeds go directly to support Hudson River Sloop Clearwater's environmental research, education, and advocacy efforts to help preserve and protect the Hudson River and its tributaries, as well as communities in the Hudson River Valley.

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Hot Rize - 40th Anniversary at Landmark on Main Street | June 15th
Jun
15
8:00 PM20:00

Hot Rize - 40th Anniversary at Landmark on Main Street | June 15th

 Hot Rize  - One     of     the     most     influential     and     beloved     bluegrass     bands     of     the     past     thirty     years.

Hot Rize - One of the most influential and beloved bluegrass bands of the past thirty years.

Hot Rize has been astounding the bluegrass world with their fresh, contemporary approach to traditional music ever since their formation in 1978. The band’s unique and progressive style of bluegrass, powerful original songs, tight-as-a-drum ensemble playing, and dynamic stage show quickly made them stars on the major festival circuit and far beyond. In 1990, Hot Rize won the first-ever International Bluegrass Association’s first Entertainer of the Year Award and in 1991 they picked up a Grammy nom for Best Bluegrass album and won IBMA Song of the Year. Since the 90’s, this all-star band has kept their legend alive by performing at only the most prestigious festivals (like Hardly Strictly Bluegrass , Telluride , Bonnaroo , and GreyFox ) and a few select venues. In 2014, they are releasing their much-anticipated studio album, their first in 24 years, and will support it with a national fall tour. This crazy thing happens when you hire Hot Rize – everywhere they go, the ever-popular Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers shows up as well. Invited or not, at some point during the night, they are going to take the stage and wow the crowd with their classic honky tonk and western music. The combination of these two bands (who bear some resemblance) makes this one world-class evening of entertainment, a rare event not to be missed.

"I’ve been in love with Hot Rize ever since I heard Tim O’Briens mandolin kickoff to “Blue Night.” Individually, Tim, Pete, Nick and Bryan are unique stylists and some of the best at their respective craft. Combined, they make up one of the greatest bands in any genre of music." — Dierks Bentley

 

“It’s rare to find that magical edge between tradition and innovation, and when I first heard Hot Rize in a Telluride bakery years ago, the delightful, fresh sound lured me in and has kept me ever since. Too often a contemporary approach dilutes the core passion, but for bluegrass, this favorite band of mine strums those original heartstrings like never before, taking the yearning lonesome effortlessly into the era of tweets and blogs.” — Mike Gordon (Phish)

 

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Martina McBride • Garde Arts Center • June 14th
Jun
14
8:00 PM20:00

Martina McBride • Garde Arts Center • June 14th

Martina McBride

June 14th, 2018, 8:00pm

Martina McBride • Garde Arts Center • Music Without Borders

Multiple Grammy® nominee Martina McBride has sold over 18 million albums to date, which includes 20 Top 10 singles and six #1 hits. Martina has earned more than 15 major music awards, including four wins for Female Vocalist of the Year from the Country Music Association and won three Academy of Country Music for Top Female Vocalist.  She has been awarded 14 Gold Records, nine Platinum honors, three Double Platinum Records, and two Triple Platinum Awards. Martina was awarded the Covenant House Beacon of Hope Award and Music Business Association’s prestigious 2015 Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award for her philanthropic efforts on behalf of domestic violence.

Through her Team Music Is Love charity initiative, Martina partners with non-profit causes to help many of the towns she's performing in. Martina also invites fans to join her team in making the world a better place through the power of music. Since 2011, Team Music Is Love has been responsible for many successful fundraising and volunteer projects helping causes such as hunger relief, cancer research, combating domestic violence and helping children in need. For more information, please visit TeamMusicIsLove.com. Recently, Martina released her first book, Around the Table, a full-color illustrated collection of her favorite recipes, hosting tips, practical menu planning advice, and themed décor inspiration.

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Happy Together Tour 2018 • Tarrytown Music Hall • June 14th
Jun
14
8:00 PM20:00

Happy Together Tour 2018 • Tarrytown Music Hall • June 14th

Happy Together Tour 2018

Tarrytown Music Hall • 06.14.18 • 8 PM

 Happy Together Tour 2018

Happy Together Tour 2018

Sing along to the soundtrack of the 60’s and 70’s! Starring THE TURTLES featuring FLO & EDDIE, CHUCK NEGRON formerly of Three Dog NightGARY PUCKETT AND THE UNION GAP, MARK LINDSAY Former Lead Singer of Paul Revere & The RaidersTHE ASSOCIATION, & THE COWSILL. This is an evening of hit after hit…after HIT!

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Mary Gauthier • Naked Soul Series • Rubin Museum • June 8th
Jun
8
7:00 PM19:00

Mary Gauthier • Naked Soul Series • Rubin Museum • June 8th

Mary Gauthier plays the Naked Soul Series • Fri, 06.08

The Rubin Museum • NYC • 7 PM

 Mary Gauthier

Mary Gauthier

There is nothing trivial about the award-winning, “country noir” singer Mary Gauthier’s tenth album, Rifles and Rosary Beads (Thirty Tigers), a collection of songs co-written with and for wounded veterans, as part of Darden Smith’s five-year-old Songwriting With: Soldiers program.

Gauthier’s first nine albums presented deeply confessional songs, ranging from “I Drink,” a blunt accounting of addiction, to “March 11, 1962,” the day she was born—and relinquished to an orphanage—to “Worthy,” in which the singer finally understands she is deserving of love.

Each song on Rifles and Rosary Beads is a gut punch: deceptively simple and emotionally complex. From the opening “Soldiering On” (“What saves you in the battle/Can kill you at home”) to “Bullet Holes in the Sky” (“They thank me for my service/And wave their little flags/They genuflect on Sundays/And yes, they’d send us back”), to the abject horror of “Iraq,” and its quiet depiction of a female mechanic’s rape, each song tells the story of a deeply wounded veteran. “My job as a songwriter,” Mary says, “is to find that thing a soul needs to say.”

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Paula Poundstone at Tarrytown Music Hall • June 1
Jun
1
8:00 PM20:00

Paula Poundstone at Tarrytown Music Hall • June 1

Paula Poundstone Live

Tarrytown Music Hall • 06.01.18 • 8 PM

 Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone

With smart, observational humor and a legendary spontaneous interaction with the crowd, Paula Poundstone is one of our country’s pre-eminent comedians. She improvises with a crowd like a Jazz musician, swinging in unexpected directions without a plan, without a net. There's a disarming ease in her craft, an immediate sense that she's so quick on her feet you need never worry about the possibility of something going wrong.  Poundstone’s razor-sharp wit and impeccable timing make for the perfect fit as a regular panelist on NPR’s #1 show, the weekly comedy news quiz, Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me! When asked about Paula, Wait, Wait, host, Peter Sagal replied, "Paula Poundstone is the funniest human being I have ever known. Everything she does, thinks, or says is hilarious. If you cut her into bits, each piece would be funny. (But don’t!). Air becomes funny having been breathed by her.”

 

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