Category Archives: Art

What’s up Peekskill? Dog Days of Summer Edition

Thursday, August 6th

• Trash to Treasure: An Upcycled Art Experience
Opening Reception: 5:30 – 8:00 PM
Runs through September 6
@ The Field Library

• Open Mic Night
with host, Jess Erick
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

• The Compact
@ Birdsall House – 9:30 pm

• Karaoke Night
@ Gleason’s – 9:00 pm

• Swing Night with The Bensen-Scott Big Band
@ The Hudson Room – 8:00 pm

Friday, August 7th

Joe Duraes (SOLO)
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• Grand Funk Railroad
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@ The Paramount – 8:00 pm

• SoulRagga
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Salsa Night with Los Mas Valientes!
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Vinny Pastore and The Gangsters
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, August 8th

• Alexis Cole
@ the Farmer’s Market

• Gordon Lightfoot
50 Years on the Carefree Highway Tour
The lightfoot
(Is it just me, or does Walter White kinda look like Gordon?)
@ The Paramount – 8:00 pm

• Rip and the Sleepy Hollow Boys
in the beer garden
@ Birdsall House – 7:00 pm

• Gerry Malkin Quintet
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• The SUNDOWN Band
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Soul Fusion
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, August 9th

• Sunday Funday
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Live Music outdoors – True Apacothary and A Balance Between
@ The Peekskill Brewery – 4:30 pm

• Greg Westhoff’s Westchester Swing Band
@ 12 Grapes – 5:30 – 8:30 pm

What’s Up Peekskill? August is here!

Here is your weekly round up of events that are rocking Peekskill. For recurring events, please scroll to the bottom.

Thursday, July 30th

• Drew Bordeaux
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

• Phil Dollard
@ Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

• Salsa Night
@ The Hudson Room – 8:00 pm

Friday, July 31st

• Bakklash!
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Reggae! with Donovan Michael and U.R.I.
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Soul’d Again 
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, August 1st

The ExpoHudson Valley Expo
@ Riverfront Green Park – Noon – 9:00 pm

• Indigo King
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Daniel Abrams & Hilary Korn Fontana
Art Exhibit and Opening
With Music by Harry Rios at 8 pm
@ Beale Street Barber Shop – 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

• Premik Russell Tubbs
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Warrior’s Pub Crawl
Warriors
Warriors! Come out to pla-ee-aay!
Sponsored by the Coney Island Brewery.
@ Taco Dive Bar – 6:00 pm
@ Gleason’s – 7:00 pm
@ Hudson Room – 8:00 pm
@ Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

• Louis Vanaria’s Upbeat Classics
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, August 2nd

• Sunday Funday
outside with live music with American Pinup
@ The Peekskill Brewery – 4:30 – 7:30 pm

• Bianca Mancinelli & Band
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 4:00 – 7:00 pm


Ongoing Summer Events:

Peekskill Farmers’ Market
@ Bank Street in Peekskill – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Every Saturday.

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Hudson River Cruises on the Tour Boat Evening Star
@ The Riverfront Green – 11:00 am; 7:00 pm Sunset Cruise

Peekskill Riverfront Summer Concert Series
@ The Riverfront Green

Downtown Peekskill Music Series
@ North Division Street

Sunday Funday Music Series
@ The Peekskill Brewery – 4:30 – 7:30 pm

9th annual peekskill jazz and blues festival — July 25, 2015

peekskill-jazz-blues-festivalThere will be dancing in the streets once again as Peekskill presents the 9th Annual Peekskill Jazz & Blues Festival on Saturday, July 25th. There are twelve restaurants participating as well as Arts & Craft vendors.
The Main Stage is located on North Division Street at Park & Central.

4:00 – The Lagond All-Stars, from The Lagond School of Music in Elmsford – Jazz with a Funky Groove
5:00 – Ray Blue, Award-winning Jazz saxophonist – Jazz & African Fusion
6:10 – Cocomama – An all-female Multi-cultural Jazz Orchestra
7:30 – Johnny Feds – New York Blues Hall of Fame Inductee
8:50 – Slam Allen – New York Blues Hall of Fame Master Musician

Presented by The Downtown Business Associates (DBA) of Peekskill, sponsored by the Peekskill BID and other proud supporters.

More happenings around town

Peekskill Riverfront Summer Concert Series

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Peekskill’s Summer Riverfront Concert Series kicks off on July 4th with fireworks!

CONCERT SERIES

Saturday, July 4th: Lost SoulZ (fireworks to follow!!)

Wednesdays, 7—9 pm (
Rainsite: Peekskill Middle School
)

• July 8th: The Barnstorm (Party Band)

• July 15th : Showtime Dance Band

• July 22nd : Jessica Lynn (Country)

• July 29th: Blue Sky (Rock Favorites)

CHILDREN’S SPECIALS

Mondays 7 – 8 pm
 (Rain site: Ford Admin. Bldg.
)

• July 6th: Beth and Scott (Music)

• July 13th: Agostino Arts (Storytelling)

• July 20th: Seth Dale (Magic)

• July 27th: Will Shaw (Comic, Juggler)

• Aug 3rd: Robert the Guitar Guy

For More Information call Peekskill Recreation 914 734-7275
 www.cityofpeekskill.com
In case of inclement weather Call 734-4228 for updates

Peekskill Riverfront Green Park, Hudson Ave. & Rt. 9, Peekskill MAP

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What’s Up Peekskill? Music, Art and Lincolns — lots of ’em

Peekskill Open Studios this weekend.

Noon to 5, Saturday & Sunday, rain or shine.
FREE to the public

Thursday, June 4

• Swing Night
18 piece band and prixe fixe menu
@ The Hudson Room – 8:00 pm

• Open Mic
With host, Jess Erick
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

• David Kraai
@ Bridsall House – 9:30pm

Friday, June 5

• Fleshlights (members of Least Best Beast), Joy on Fire, Hadley and The Vision
@ Division Street Guitars – 8:00 pm

• Height Regulations of Space Travel
@ Gleasons – 9:00 pm

• Open Studios Kickoff Party
@ Paramount – 6:00 – 9:00 pm

• Curtis Winchester Band
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

• The Next Generation of Jazz
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Salsa Night with Cuboricua
@ The BeanRunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Saturday, June 6

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LinCon Bar Crawl
Dress like Abraham Lincoln
4 – 8:30 pm – Beale Street Barbershop, Gleason’s, Ruben’s Cafe, The Quiet Man, 12 Grapes, Birdsall House

• Hudson Valley Etsy Pop Up Artists
@ EMBARK – 12-5:00 pm

• Alan Parsons Live Project
@ The Paramount – 8:00 pm

• Southern Rock with HeadFirst Band
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Dynomite Di and Destruction
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

• Ray Blue Quartet
@ The BeanRunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

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• Peekskill Open Studios Saturday and Sunday
@ All over! – 12:00 – 5:00 pm

Sunday, June 7

• Susan Kane, and Judy Kass
@ The BeanRunner Cafe – 6:00 pm

• Wizard of Oz
@ The Paramount – 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm

• Peekskill Open Studios Saturday and Sunday
@ All over! – 12:00 – 5:00 pm

The 18th Annual 
Peekskill Open Studios June 6-7

Sat – Sun., June 6 -7,  
12 to 5PM

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Over 20 artist’s studios
  • 21 different Art Venues
  • 5 artists at Truck Stop Gallery
  • Live portrait painting at The Flatz

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Nancy Abrams
Eugene Allen
Andrew Barthelmes
Robert Barthelmes
Aleah Conlon
Larry D’Amico
Jessica Dubin
Geoff Feder
Linda Jean Fisher
Lawrence Flood
GeneFree
Marcy B. Freedman
Brian Hugick
Anne Johann
Carla Rae Johnson
Susan Lifschitz
Bestsy Braun Lane
Bonnie Peritz
Berenice Pliskin
Debra Portnoy
Toni Quest
Doris Renza
Aaron Stone
N. Christopher Rigney
Ilse Schreiber-Noll
Nadine Gordon Taylor
Sone Tower
Anthony Volpe
Carol Wax
Linda Winters
Maureen Winzig

Member Shows
•  “Off the Beaten Track” features PAA artists whose studios are outside of the Peekskill Downtown area.
Westchester Community College’s Center for Digital Arts Gallery.  Artist’s reception is Thursday, June 4th from 5:30 – 7:30.  27 N. Division St., Peekskill.

“Sneak Peek Showcase” exhibit representative work from each artist opening their doors Open Studios weekend.
Paramount Hudson Valley mezzanine gallery with accompanying map showing you where to find them in town.    Opening party Friday, June 5th 6-9PM at 1008 Brown St., Peekskill.
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Kickoff Party
 Art, poets, performance, and refreshments.  Friday night, June 5th from 6-9PM at the Paramount Hudson Valley.

Transportation provided by GoPeekskill.

Celebrate art all day and enjoy a 10% discount at selected restaurants.

This annual arts event is presented by the Peekskill Arts Alliance.
For more details on this event visit  www.peekskillartsalliance.org/open_studios.