Sisters In Spirit Concert – Hosted by Monique Latise
May 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm / Doors Open at 5:00 pm – VBI Theater at 12 Vassar Street
PoughETRY Fest 2020 with Poet Gold
May 23, 2020 at the VBI Theater – 12 Vassar Street
Free Admission / $10 Suggested Donation: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poughetry-fest-2020-with-poet-gold-tickets-87987865073
PoughETRY Fest 2020, curated by the 2017 & 2018 Dutchess County Poet Laureate – Poet Gold, is a one-day festival, free and open to the public highlighting the art of poetry – both written and spoken, as well as poets of the Hudson Valley and beyond. It celebrates poetry both past and present, and visitors experience the spirit and diverse voices reflected in today’s poetry.
FORWARD FESTIVAL HUDSON VALLEY 2020 presented by 577 Records
June 20, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm in the VBI Theater – 12 Vassar Street
After five consecutive years of presenting multi-day events in Brooklyn showcasing cutting-edge musicians, the Forward Festival — run by the independent record label 577 Records — travels upriver for its first Hudson Valley edition. A day-long celebration of exceptional artistry from some of the world’s most acclaimed, uniquely creative musicians.
The performers at FFHV2020 will include (in order of appearance):
Eri Yamamoto — solo piano
Mary Anne Driscoll Quartet — MAD, piano; Daniel Carter, reeds/flute/trumpet; Patrick Holmes, clarinet; Hilliard Greene, bass
Elliott Sharp — solo guitar
Telepathic Band — Daniel Carter, reeds/trumpet; Patrick Holmes, clarinet; Matthew Putman, piano; Hilliard Greene, bass; Federico Ughi, drums
Susan Alcorn — solo pedal steel guitar
Carter/Jennison/Parker/Ughi — Daniel Carter, reeds/flute/trumpet/piano; Watson Jennison, soprano sax/flute/recorder/keyboard; William Parker, bass/shakuhachi/tuba; Federico Ughi, drums
MC: James Keepnews
Media Sponsor: Chronogram Media
Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.577records.com/festival-tickets/ffhv20 For more information on 577 Records visit: https://www.577records.com
SHOWTUNES! BIG BAND STYLE – A Benefit for Sparrow’s Nest of the Hudson Valley presented by The Big Band Sound
October 16 and 17, 2020 @ 8:00 pm & October 18, 2020 @ 2:00 in the VBI Theater – 12 Vassar Street
“Showtunes! Big Band Style” will feature The Big Band Sound 25-piece jazz orchestra, including six vocalists and swing dance performers, in a show spotlighting smash hits from Broadway and Hollywood. Proceeds from this show will benefit Sparrow’s Nest of the Hudson Valley https://sparrowsnestcharity.org – a non-profit organization that provides meals to the families of caregivers and children diagnosed with any type of cancer. General Admission tickets are $20. Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/showtunes-big-band-style-benefit-for-sparrows-nest-tickets-92507533523 For more information visit The Big Band Sound website at http://www.thebigbandsound.com or call (845) 226-6072.
The Sleuth Pro ART HEALTH MUSIC EXPERIENCE
November 7, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the VBI Theater – 12 Vassar Street