Music and Dance
In partnership with the Hudson Opera House, Operation Unite’s Kuumba Dance and Drum Company will get you on your feet to dance to the beat incorporating the seven principles of African heritage, creating a fun and thrilling day for everyone. No experience necessary; instruction provided. Saturdays, Nov 4–25, 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m., $5 adults, teens ages 12–18 free. Henry Hudson Hall Center for the Arts, 327 Warren St, Hudson, 518.822.1438; www.hudsonoperahouse.org
Nov 4: Thompson Square A country music duo composed of husband and wife team Keifer and Shawna Thompson, are one of the hottest new bands to hit the country music scene. Their number-one hits include: “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” and “If I Didn’t Have You.” 8 p.m., $36+. • Bardavon, 35 Market St, Poughkeepsie, 845.473.2072; www.bardavon.org
Nov 17: Whitechapel This heavy metal band will be raising the roof in Poughkeepsie. Known for their three-guitar line-up, the band's latest album, Our Endless War, speaks to human nature’s violent tendencies with thrashing elements and pessimistic lyrics. 7 p.m., $22.50. • The Chance Theater, 6 Crannell St, Poughkeepsie, 845.471.1966; www.thechancetheater.com
Nov 18, 25: Met Opera HD Live: Adès’ Exterminating Angel Conducted by the composer Thomas Adès, this opera is based on the 1962 Buñuel film about a group of bourgeois friends trapped in a house after a dinner party. After a few days their social behavior breaks down — revealing themselves as very selfish, horrible people. 12:55 p.m., $15+. • Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia St, Hudson, 518.822.8100; www.timeandspace.org
Nov 19: Putnam Symphony Orchestra Performing their fall concert, this talented group of individuals from the local community will be playing a variety of classical works from Beethoven, Mozart, and Handel to more contemporary works by Vaughn Williams and Copland. 3 p.m., $25 family, $10 adult, discounted rates for students and seniors. • Brewster High School, 50 Foggintown Rd, Brewster, 914.924.8925; www.putnamsymphony.homestead.com
Pamela’s on the Hudson
Nov 2: Will Hoppey An acoustic singer/songwriter performing his coffeehouse folk-rock from his latest album, Lonely Hotel. 7 p.m.
Nov 3: Bill’s Toupee Playing all the popular latest tunes, this pop, dance, soul, rock and R&B cover band will have you up on your feet. 8:30 p.m.
Nov 4: Vito Petroccitto A singer/songwriter from the Hudson Valley, he brings his brand of bluesy Americana roots music for an entertaining evening. 8 p.m.
1 Park Place, Newburgh, 845.562.4505; www.pamelasny.com
Towne Crier Café
Nov 4: John Hammond & Gregory Charlemagne A Blues Hall of Fame inductee, Hammond won a Grammy in 1985 and is known for such songs as: “44 Blues,” “Movin’ Down The Road,” and “Baby, Won’t You Tell Me.” 8:30 p.m., $35 advance/$40 at door.
Nov 11: Shilelagh Law Irish music at its best featuring traditional songs, new songs, jigs, reels, and music that makes you want to dance. 8:30 p.m., $20.
Nov 17: Adam Ezra Group Whether they’re playing unplugged on traditional instruments, or swapping them for trash can lids and wooden planks, this group is anything but conventional. 8:30 p.m., $20.
379 Main St, Beacon; 845.855.1300; www.townecrier.com