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Michael Hurley/Tara Jane O’Neil in Hudson 

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May 23. Underground folk legend Michael Hurley, who hits the Half Moon this date, first appeared on the early 1960s Greenwich Village scene and debuted on Folkways Records with First Songs (1964). His tunes were covered by the Youngbloods and the Holy Modal Rounders (the latter's Peter Stampfel roped him in for 1976's landmark Have Moicy!); more recently, he's been exalted by Cat Power and Davendra Banhart. Tara Jane O'Neil is a veteran of key indie acts Rodan, Retsin, the Sonora Pine, and Naysayer. With Metal Mountains. (SmashCrashBash!!#7 with Born Loose and the Jacked Bennies blows up May 3; Joe McPhee and Chris Corsano jam May 18.) 9pm. $10. Hudson. (518) 828-1562; Thehalfmoonhudson.com.

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