Music & Dance


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Feb 3: The Subdudes. A national music treasure, the New Orleans-formed group is a living encapsulation of American music, a vibrant cauldron of sounds that stirs together meaty grooves and jazzy dynamics, soulful R&B swagger, easy vocal harmonies, cheeky rock & roll attitude and folky social consciousness — not to mention some of the sharpest musicianship and ensemble playing you’ll ever hear from any four musicians. Led by singer/guitarist Tommy Malone, the band includes accordionist John Magnie, tambourine player Steve Amedée, and Tim Cook on bass. 8 p.m. Tickets: $52/$45. • Emelin Theatre for the Performing Arts, 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck, 914.698.0098; www.emelin.org               

Feb 3: Rubber Soul. This Beatles tribute band provides a satisfying repertoire of Fab Four classics performing iconic favorites to deep album cuts. The band consists of Jorge Caraballo (guitar, vocals), Jeff Mucciolo (drums, percussion, SFX), John Negrón (bass, vocals) and Peter Parrella (lead guitar, vocals). Rubber Soul offers top-notch performances and a high energy level as they go to great lengths to remain true to the original music with ample room for the band members’ individual styles and personalities to shine through. 8:30 p.m. $20 advance/$25 at the door. • Towne Crier Café, 379 Main St., Beacon, 845.855.1300; www.townecrier.com

Feb 7: Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox A genre-busting, rotating collective of musicians and vocalists that re-imagines modern pop hits in the style of jazz and swing classics of the 1920s-1950s. Covering everything from New Orleans jazz to doo-wop to R&B slow jams, Postmodern Jukebox crosses all musical boundaries and generations, and has developed a niche all its own (with over 200 million YouTube views), performing a live show unlike any other — a must-see for anyone who loves jaw-dropping live performances. 8 p.m. $48-$68. • Bardavon 1869 Opera House, 35 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, 845.473.2072; www.bardavon.org

Feb 11: Singer/Songwriter Mary Fahl. Sounding like no other singer of her generation, Mary Fahl is an expressive, emotional singer/songwriter who first achieved fame as lead singer and co-founder of the mid-1990s NYC-based chamber-pop group October Project. The hallmark of their sound was Fahl’s awe-inspiring power vocals over gorgeous melodies played with passion and sophistication. Her latest album, Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House, a collection of 23 tracks recorded live at one of America’s oldest vaudeville theaters, won the Indie Acoustic Award for multi-genre Album of the Year. 8:30 p.m. $30 advance/$35 at door. • Towne Crier Café, 379 Main St., Beacon, 845.855.1300; www.townecrier.com

Feb 10 - 12: 2017 Winter Folk Music Weekend. An informal gathering for lovers of folk music and dancing, jamming and singing.  Special guests are Lorraine and Bennett Hammond. The joy they take in their music is contagious, bringing a lively freshness to each performance. Call for ticket cost and reservations. • Hudson Valley Resort & Spa, 400 Granite Rd., Kerhonkson, 718.672.6399; www.folkmusicny.org

Feb 24: Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company presents: A Pre:SENSE Performance. Pre:SENSE is a dance, music, and digital art performance at the intersection of expressive movement and computational interfaces that explores the difference between the way technologies and human beings see the body. A collaboration with ESDC, it features digital artist David Allen and composer Maria Zemantauski. 6, 7 & 8 p.m. Free. • Tech Valley Center of Gravity, 25 Fourth St., Troy, 518.408.1341; www.sinopolidances.org 

Feb 25:  Leonard Bernstein’s Candide. A semi-staged concert performance of Bernstein’s famous opera, which is based on the immortal comic classic by Voltaire. Stephen Sondheim and Lillian Hellman contributed to Richard Wilbur’s libretto. Conducted by James Bagwell, with soloists from Bard’s Graduate Vocal Arts Program. 8 p.m. • Bard College, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater, 60 Manor Ave., Annandale-on-Hudson, 845.758.7900; www.bard.edu

Feb 25: Ronan Tynan The Walden Rotary presents the acclaimed tenor in concert. At first famous for being a member of the popular PBS-generated group, the Irish Tenors, it wasn't long before Tynan's unique voice  and charismatic appeal got him recognized in his own right. In America, he is often recognized for performing at several prolific events, including Ronald Reagan's state funeral and the Belmont Stakes, but Tynan is also widely known for winning over 18 gold medals and setting 14 world records in the Summer Paralympics. 7:30 p.m.  Call for ticket prices. • The Paramount Theatre, 17 South St., Middletown, 845.346.4195; www.middletownparamount.com

Feb 27: The 24th Annual DanceFest. Experience a world of dance with works presented by 12 of the Hudson Valley’s finest dance studios. 7-9 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $12 for seniors/children 12 and under. (Snow Date: 28th) • Quimby Theater, SUNY Ulster, 491 Cottekill Rd., Stone Ridge, 845.256.9300; www.vanavercaravan.org


Our Pick

Feb 14: Rockin’ Road To Dublin The new sensation that combines the art of an Irish dance show and the power of a rock & roll concert with the finish of a theatrical Broadway production. Starring World Champion Irish dancers Scott Doherty and Ashely Smith. Come see the show that Irish Dancing Magazine calls “WORLD CLASS...a one-two punch of style and mastery...they made some magic here." 7:30 p.m. $36-$45. Ulster Performing Arts Center, 601 Broadway, Kingston, 845.339.6088; www.upac.org

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