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Sarah Perrotta/Johnnie Wang
DECEMBER 2
The Colony Café has loosened up a little recently, allowing some rock and soul in the doors, including Kristen Garnier's Garage Rumble band battle. Tonight the luminous Perrotta and her band (Sarah on vocals and piano, Chris Lane on guitar and effects, and Johnny Watson on drums) headline in anticipation of her first solo album after the breakup of her previous outfit, Outloud Dreamer. Favorite New Paltz son Johnnie Wang (pronounced "Wong") opens with his creative songplay and stellar guitar work.
8:00pm
$10. Woodstock. (845) 679-5342. www.myspace.com/sarahperrottaband.
Toshi Reagon
DECEMBER 8
Here's a quiz in Reagon-onomics: Did you know she's the daughter of Sweet Honey in the Rock founder Bernice Johnson Reagon? And that she and her band, BIGLovely, were the orchestra for the 2005 rock opera The Temptation of St. Anthony, written by her mother and based on a work by Flaubert, and staged by enigmatic impresario Robert Wilson? Toshi sings like a bird but can rock the funk out and is much, much more than meets the eye. Score another hit for the hip Rosendale Café. (Mark Brown and Uncle Buckle return on December 16.)
8:00pm
$15. Rosendale. (845) 658-9048. www.rosendalecafe.com.
"Brooklyn Country" revue
DECEMBER 8
Alt-country performer/promoter Andy Friedman and his band, Other Failures, return to our woods (this time at the ever-reaching Backstage Studio Productions) with a new revue from NYC's biggest borough that also features Alex Battles' Whiskey Rebellion and the Defibulators. The New Yorker describes Brooklyn country as a style that employs "traditional Nashville and electrified Bakersfield honky-tonk aesthetics as a guide, but adds a gritty native pulse, influenced by rumbling subway trains, alternate-side-of-the-street parking, and the presence of a few million close neighbors." And they should know.
9:00pm
$12/10 advance. Kingston. (845) 338-8700. www.andyfriedman.net.
Trio Loco
DECEMBER 9
This benefit show, featuring the music of Studio Stu on the Studivarious washtub bass, Mark Dzuiba on guitar, and Dean Sharp on drums, assists theater renovations at the Arts Society of Kingston's new headquarters on lower Broadway. ASK is hosting a month-long entertainment series to help with fund raising, and, according to Studio Stu, an eclectic night is guaranteed, or half your money back. (Stu also appears solo Saturday Dec. 2 at Bread Alone in Uptown Kingston as part of the First Saturday art gallery walk.)
8:00pm
Call for ticket info. Kingston. (845) 338-0331. www.studiostu.biz.
Season of Peace Concert
DECEMBER 15
This annual performance is more welcome than ever, given the state of our poor, mixed-up world these days. Musician-vocalists Katy Taylor and Amy Fradon bless new location Stone Ridge Healing Arts on Route 209 as this year's venue. Their boundless repertoire includes medieval, folk, and Celtic selections mingled with delightful originals. Join them for much-needed songs, chants, and prayers of peace (including Solstice and Christmas music) invoking remembrance, kindness, and goodwill for this holiday season.
8:00pm
Call for ticket info. Stone Ridge. (845) 687-4208. www.stoneridgehealingarts.com.
Strangefolk's New Year's Eve
DECEMBER 30, 31
Thank the stars there's at least one New Year's Eve celebration worth checking into. The Full Moon resort (in the northwest corner of Ulster County) is famous for well-planned, fun weekend events, and this one is no exception. Rock/blues/bluegrass road warriors Strangefolk head for the hills at this two-night, three-day bacchanal, with lots of music, food, drink, and a choice of room offerings. On-site accommodations are very limited, but there's always the Magic Bus to whisk you to a nearby bed.
6:00pm
Packages start at $195. Oliverea. (845) 254-5117. www.fullmooncentral.com.
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