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Chronogram Block Party: Full Schedule 

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  • Dan Krasner

Join us for the second-annual Chronogram Block Party! Last year, 3,500 people helped us celebrate 20 years of Chronogram with our first bash. The free, family-friendly event is now a yearly opportunity for Chronogram readers to get together and enjoy some music, fun, food and drink, and community in front of the magazine's offices in the historic Stockade District in Uptown Kingston.

LIVE MUSIC

Procession down Wall Street with the Rosendale Improvement Association Brass Band & Social Club
4:15pm
The band is comprised of professional and amateur musicians who make music together with instruments of all shapes and sizes.

Ratboy Jr.
5:00pm
The Hudson Valley "kindie" duo of Tim Sutton and Matt Senzatimore play fun, upbeat tunes the whole family can enjoy.

Breakfast in Fur
6:00pm
These New Paltz psychedelic folk-rockers channel equal parts Sigur Ros and the Beach Boys via ethereal harmonies.

The Tins
7:00pm
This three-piece indie outfit crafts tight melodies that recall sounds from The Kinks to Animal Collective.

Ikebe Shakedown
8:00pm
Groove to some bumping bass and slick riffs with this horn-heavy Brooklyn-based Afro-Funk collective.

Bishop Allen
9:30pm
Fronted by actor Justin Rice and OkCupid cofounder Christian Rudder, these Kingston-based pop-rockers kick off their "Lights Out" tour at the Block Party. Check out our chat with Rice.

Lagunitas Dance Party at BSP Kingston
11:00pm
Join Lagunitas Brewing Company for free after-hours dancing at BSP Kingston, with live Afropop and Latin jazz beats from Woodstock's own Mambo Kikongo.



STREET ENTERTAINMENT

Bindlestiff Family Cirkus
Join members of the cirkus for some Vaudevillian, old-timey circus entertainment: clowning, unicycling, fire-eating, and more!

Catskill Art & Office Supply DIY Art Tent
5-8pm
Try your hand at some sidewalk art, sport a few temporary tattoos, grab a small canvas to paint and bring home, and design your very own Chronogram cover. And before you call it a night, unroll our giant scroll and leave us a message.

Dunking Booth
5-8pm
Aim for the target to benefit Angel Food East, a nonprofit organization that serves daily, hot meals to Ulster County residents living with HIV and AIDS. Dunkees include: Tommy Keegan of Keegan Ales, Joe Baganz of Joe Beez, Ivan Ljara of the Kingston Freeman, Rev. Duncan Burns of St. John's Episcopal Church, Alderman Brad Will, Dr. Tom Cingel, and more!

Plus: All-day, free massages from Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa and a Beach Ball Drop at 10pm.



FOOD TRUCKS

Grab a bite from one (or several) of our food trucks. Local eats from Black-Eyed Suzie's (changing seasonal menu), Black Forest Flammkuchen Co. (German-style flatbread ), Pippy's Hot Dog Truck (bespoke hot dogs and sides), Amanda's on Wheels (gourmet sandwiches and sides), Arkansas Tom (traditional BBQ), and Lakeside Licks (soft-serve ice cream and sundaes).


BEER, WINE, & CIDER GARDEN

Enjoy adult party beverages among friends old and new, with select brews and bottles from Lagunitas Brewing Company, Keegan Ales, Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery, and Doc's Draft Hard Cider from Warwick Valley Winery & Distillery.


EXCLUSIVE DISTILLERY TASTING

From 6-9pm, sample local spirits from Black Dirt Distillery, Catskill Distilling Company, Hudson Valley Distillers, Dutch's Spirits, and Coppersea Distilling in an exclusive event at Stockade Martial Arts, 302 Wall Street. Tickets are $10 and available on Eventbrite. Only 300 tickets available.

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