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This month, catch Grammy Award-winning country music icon, Loretta Lynn at Tarrytown Music Hall.

Apr 1: Love Makes Such Fools of All of Us An evening of cabaret and wine featuring the incredible vocals of Kate Johnson with Francesca Tanksley accompanying her on piano, Charlie Kniceley on bass, and Jeff Kraus playing drums. Fundraiser to benefit MaMA. 7:30 p.m. wine bar, 8 p.m. performance, $25. • MaMA (Marbletown Multi-Arts), 3588 Main St, Stone Ridge, 845.687.6090; www.cometomama.org

Apr 1: Memories of Patsy: The Patsy Cline Tribute Show The legendary Patsy Cline comes to life once again in the national touring show Memories of Patsy. This tribute concert takes its audience on a trip back in time to the country singer’s stage performances across America. 7:30 p.m., $29–$39. Apr 21: The Jayhawks Their incredible harmonies and distinctive arrangements set them apart from the rest of the Minneapolis music scene that emerged in the 1980s. By the early ’90s they became a driving force and inspiration behind the growing Americana movement. 8 p.m., $38-$68. • Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St, Tarrytown, 914.631.3390; www.tarrytownmusichall.org

Apr. 1: Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton The Grammy Award-winning vocalist (and one of the incredible talents featured in 20 Feet from Stardom, the Academy Award-winning documentary about backup singers) steps out with her own great band. 8 p.m., $35, $50. Apr 7: Rumours – A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac Capturing the energy of Fleetwood Mac at the height of their career by blending perfect harmonies, precise instrumentation, and a visually engaging live show, this tribute band from Atlanta brings the house down. 8 p.m., $25. Apr 8: Vanilla Fudge – Spirit of ’67 Tour One of the first American groups to infuse psychedelia into a heavy rock sound to create “psychedelic symphonic rock,” an eclectic genre that would eventually morph into heavy metal. They were best known for their dramatic heavy, slowed-down arrangements of contemporary pop songs. 8 p.m., $30. Apr. 14: Chris Smither With a career spanning 50 years of American folk music, singer/songwriter Chris Smither delivers his synthesis of modern poetry and blues. 8 p.m., $25, $35. Apr. 22: Dave Alvin & The Guilty Ones Alvin founded the highly influential roots-rock band The Blasters and has developed a critically acclaimed — and Grammy Award-winning — solo career. 8 p.m. $25, $35. Apr 28: Denny Laine of Wings Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the “Wings Over America” tour, original Wings band member Denny Laine astounds with a live performance of their greatest album, Band on the Run. Denny will also do an opening set with the complete Go Now-Moody Blues #1, the album that introduced him to American audiences in 1965 as lead singer of the original Moody Blues. 8 p.m., $25-$40. • Daryl's House Club, 130 Route 22, Pawling, 845.289.0185; www.darylshouseclub.com

Apr 5: Celtic Woman: Voices of Angels This multi-platinum international music sensation presents a captivating new show featuring the voices of Susan McFadden, Máiréad Carlin, and Éabha McMahon, and introduces the breathtaking new Celtic violinist Tara McNeill. 7 p.m., $42–$102. Apr 8: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 The Albany Pro Musica Masterworks Chorus will join the Albany Symphony Orchestra for Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, a classical piece not to be missed. 7:30 p.m., $19–$60. Apr 9: Jackson Browne and Greg Leisz Jackson Browne has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music and has defined a genre of songwriting charged with honesty, emotion and personal politics. Performing with Browne on the Northeast and Canadian somewhat acoustic tour is multi-instrumentalist band member Greg Leisz. 8 p.m., $54.50–$99.  Apr 26: Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary World Tour Garnering critical acclaim and marking a true return to form, Brian Wilson and his band, joined by former bandmates Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin, continue to deliver a live performance of Pet Sounds in its entirety, as well as top hits and fan favorites spanning his 54-year career with The Beach Boys and as a solo artist. 8 p.m., $39.75–$89.75. • Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Ave, Albany, 518.465.4663; www.palacealbany.org

Apr 5: Brit Floyd: Immersion World Tour 2017 The music of Pink Floyd is brought to life once again with this lavish new stage show faithfully recreating the scale and pomp of the classic rock band. 8 p.m., $35–$45. Apr 29: Foreigner With 10 multi-platinum albums and 16 Top 30 hits, Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with a formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales 40 years later. 8 p.m., $49.50–$200. • Mid-Hudson Civic Center, 14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, 845.454.5800; www.midhudsonciviccenter.org

Apr 2: Old Time Music Concert An afternoon of music and dance with Molsky’s Mountain Drifters, Bruce’s new trio with Stash Wyslouch and Allison de Groot, plus the Farwells featuring Debra Clifford and Becca Wintle. 2 p.m., $20. • Ashokan Center, 477 Beaverkill Rd, Olivebridge, 845.657.8333; www.ashokancenter.org

Apr 4: Matt Finley & Rio Jazz This year marks the 30th annual concert at DCC for Matt Finley & Rio JAZZ, the Hudson Valley’s premier Brazilian jazz concert band, featuring Matt Finley, Peter Tomlinson, Jeff Ciampa, Don Miller, Joel Rosenblatt, and Tomas Martin Lopez. 7:30 p.m., free admission and refreshments. • Dutchess Community College, 53 Pendell Rd, Poughkeepsie, 845.431.8050, www.riojazz.com

Apr 8: Back to the Garden 1969 A group of seasoned musicians, whose common bond is a love for the music of the Woodstock era, perform musical favorites of the 1960s and 1970s. • Towne Crier Café, 379 Main St, Beacon; 845.855.1300; www.townecrier.com

Apr 21: Parilia! A Musical Celebration for Historical Rome: Bard Baroque Ensemble An evening of Baroque chamber music performed by students and faculty from the Conservatory of Music and the Music Program with director, Alexander Bonus. 7 p.m. • Bard, László Z. Bitó Conservatory Building, 60 Manor Ave, Annandale-on-Hudson, 845.758.7900; www.bard.edu

Apr 23: An Afternoon of Chamber Music with the Aeolus Quartet A world-class classical concert series featuring five performances by Nicholas Tavani, violin; Rachel Shapiro, violin; Gregory Luce, viola; Alan Richardson, cello. Followed by a dessert reception. 3 p.m. $37 adults, $17 students. • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, 200 Hurd Rd, Bethel, 866.781.2922; www.bethelwoodscenter.org/events

Apr 29: Hudson Valley Philharmonic Orchestra This community cornerstone began in 1932 and makes regular guest appearances at several venues throughout the Hudson Valley each year. 8 p.m., $80 - $335 • Ulster Performing Arts Center, 601 Broadway, Kingston, 845.339.6088; www.upac.org

Apr 29: 24-Hour Drone: Experiments in Sound and Music Music has the power to bring people together where words and actions fail. Drones, or sustained tones shaped by voice or instrumentation, transcend time, genre, and music itself. An all-encompassing experience featuring musicians and sound artists experimenting within the spectrum of drone. 12 p.m. Early-bird tickets: $24 • Basilica Hudson, 110 S. Front St, Hudson, 518.822.1050; www.basilicahudson.org 


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An Afternoon of Chamber Music" with the Aeolus Quartet (below) in beautiful Bethel Woods with family or friends is a breath of fresh air this spring. This world-class classical concert series features five performances by Nicholas Tavani, violin; Rachel Shapiro, violin; Gregory Luce, viola; and Alan Richardson, cello. This lovely performance will be followed by a specialty dessert reception. Apr. 23, 3 p.m. $37 adults, $17 students. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, 200 Hurd Rd, Bethel, 866.781.2922; www.bethelwoodscenter.org/events

Loretta Lynn, a Grammy Award-winning country music icon for more than 55 years, graces the Tarrytown stage for one night only. A member of the Country Music and Songwriters Halls of Fame, she received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010. In all, she has sold more than 45 million albums, worldwide. Her music has confronted many of the major social issues of her time, and her life story is a rags-to-riches tale familiar to pop, rock and country fans alike. Apr. 22, 8 p.m., $68–$138. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St, Tarrytown, 914.631.3390; www.tarrytownmusichall.org

Daryl’s House Club in Pawling goes back in time to celebrate Feast of Friends (above) – Performing the music of The Doors. This group masterfully performs all of The Doors’ timeless classics as well as the band’s more psychedelic tracks and also includes original compositions reminiscent of The Doors' unique sound. Apr. 15: 8 p.m., $20-$30. Daryl's House Club, 130 Route 22, Pawling, 845.289.0185; www.darylshouseclub.com

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