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Active State | Aaron Dessner of The National

Active State | Aaron Dessner of The National

Peter Aaron speaks with Aaron Dessner of indie rock sensation the National about hometown flavor, charity, and his sustainable upstate recording studio Long Pond.


Hudson Jazzworks In Concert At Hudson Hall

Pianist Armen Donelian and Saxophonist Marc Mommaas (Co-Directors) perform on Sunday, August 13th with Special Guest Guitarist Freddie Bryant and Participants of the 11th Annual Hudson Jazz Workshop. $20, students free. For concert info and reservations, visit or call (518) 822-1438. For workshop info, visit


CD Review: Howard Johnson and Gravity

Seth Rogovoy reviews Howard Johnson and Gravity's new album Testimony.


CD Review: Phineas and the Lonely Leaves

Mike Campbell reviews Phineas and the Lonely Leaves' new album Stay Bright.


CD Review: Marco Benevento

John Burdick reviews Marco Benevento's new album Woodstock Sessions.


Nightlife Highlights: Hush

August 5. Albany sludge metal titans Hush are not for the timid of tympanic membrane.


Nightlife Highlights: Belew, Levin, Mastelotto, and Friends

Veteran members of King Crimson play on August 11 at Colony Woodstock.


Nightlife Highlights: Jazz in the Valley

The Hudson Valley's longest-running jazz festival, Jazz in the Valley, marks its 17th year when it returns to Poughkeepsie on August 20.


Nightlife Highlights: Mazzstock 2017

Now in its 10th year, the three-day music festival Mazzstock returns to Marlboro August 25-27.


Nightlife Highlights: Robyn Hitchcock

English singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock plays the Woodstock Playhouse September 2.


Forecast: Hibernation Culmination

Grizzly Bear plays 2 shows at BSP on August 15 and 16.


CD Review: Bash & Pop

Bash & Pop: "Anything Could Happen"
A CD review by Mike Campbell


CD Review: The Big Takeover

The Big Takeover: "Silly Girl"
A CD review by Jeremy Schwartz


CD Review: Siegel Quartet

Jeff Siege Siegel Quartet: "King of Xhosa"
A CD review by John Burdick


Connor Kennedy: Manifested Destiny

Peter Aaron talks to local rising rock star Connor Kennedy.


High and Lonesome, Sweet and Lowdown

Mama's Broke
Mama’s Broke, the itinerant Canadian duo, plays the Rosendale Cafe this month.



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