Category Archives: Hudson River

What’s Up Peekskill? The Last Weekend in August edition

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

Hudson Valley Jazz Festival is this weekend all over the valley. Starts Thursday the 27th and goes thru Sunday. *See below for events in Peekskill.

Thursday, August 27th

• Sessions. The MAGIC happens here.
with JP Patrick & Friends
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

• UHS Trio
with Steve Frieder, Kosta Galanopoulos,Luca Rosenfeld
* Part of the Hudson Valley Jazz Fest
@ The Bean Runner – 7:00 pm

• Costume Karaoke
@ Gleason’s – 9:00 pm

• Joe Adami
@ Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

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

Friday, August 28th

• Cousin Acoustic
classic rock, acoustic style
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Phineas and the Lonely Leaves
@ Birdsall House – 10:00 pm

• Fred Gillen Jr.
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• Conigliaro Consort
* Part of the Hudson Valley Jazz Fest
@ The Bean Runner – 8:00 pm

• Dr. Magneetoes Medicine Show Band
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

• Salsa Legend Tito Nieves
@ The Paramount – 8:00 pm

Saturday, August 29th

• The Geoff Hartwell Band
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Winard Harper & the Jeli Posse
* Part of the Hudson Valley Jazz Fest
@ The Bean Runner – 8:00 pm

• Little Larry Jr. & The Squall
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

• Joe Duraes & The Skills
Live in the beer garden
@ Birdsall House – 7:00 pm

• The Aquatic Safety
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

Sunday, August 30th

• Marianne Osiel
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

• The Brighton Beat
Live Outdoor Music
@ The Peekskill Brewery – 4:00 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

What’s Up Peekskill? Karaoke and More Humidity!

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

Thursday, August 20th

karaoke cats
• Live Band Karaoke
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

• Karaoke Night
with host Tina Machete
@ Gleason’s – 9:00 pm

• Steve Chizmadia
@ Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

• The Judy Marie Canterino Trio
@ The Hudson Room – 8:00 pm

Friday, August 21st

• Wine Tasting Boat Cruise on the Tour Boat Evening Star
Dylan’s Wine Cellar and Trinity Cruises
@ Riverfront Green Park Boat Dock – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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

• Sailing Stone
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• The Black Dirt Band
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@ The Bean Runner – 8:00 pm

• L’il Bastads
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, August 22nd

Daisychain image by Dieter Unrath Photography
Daisychain image by Dieter Unrath Photography
• Daisychain ft. Tom Simmons
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• The Jon Bates Band
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Joe Ferry & The Big Ska Band
@ The Bean Runner – 8:00 pm

• Stax of Soul
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

• Live Music
in the beer garden
@ Birdsall House – 7:00 pm

Sunday, August 23rd

• Christine
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

• Hahnbone Band
Live Outdoor Music
@ The Peekskill Brewery – 4:00 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

What’s Up Peekskill? The Ides of August Edition

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

Thursday, August 13th

• The Bianca Muniz Band, Unplugged
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

• Karaoke Night
Karaoke@ Gleason’s – 9:00 pm

• The David Wynne Duo
@ The Hudson Room – 8:00 pm

Friday, August 14th

• Wine Tasting
@ Dylan’s Wine Cellar – 4:00 – 7:00 pm

• Celebrating Rock & Roll!
with Vintage Vinyl
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Soul Fusion
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Roxy Perry
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, August 15th

• Keeping the music of Led Zeppelin LIVE!
with Black Dog
Zoso
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Hudson Valley Jazz Ensemble
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• The Kurt Henry Band
in the beer garden
beer gnome
@ Birdsall House – 7:00 pm

• Dirty Stay Out
@ The Hudson Room – 8:00 pm

Sunday, August 16th

• KIDS Open Mic Night!
@ 12 Grapes – 6:00-8:00 pm

• Tribes Hill Kindred Folk Concert
@ Embark Peekskill – 4:30 pm

• Sunday Fundays — outdoor live music
@ The Peekskill Brewery – 4:30 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

A bit of Peekskill’s Revolutionary War History

Another installment of our semi-non-regular history lessons for Peekskill.

Found this nice write up on the battle of Fort Hill and the preservation efforts for the historic site on the Peekskill NY in Pictures Facebook page.

Peekskill’s Fort Hill Revolutionary War Battle Site.

‘Cause Peekskill Rocks!

Support a Cleaner Mighty Hudson

BM_4380While this site is usually all things Peekskill, our home shares the Mighty Hudson with everyone. Campaign for a Cleaner Hudson is sponsoring a candlelight vigil this Thursday to promote a full recovery from PCB pollution, and to celebrate our region’s most treasured natural and economic resource — the Hudson River.

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Unfortunately, there is not one at Peekskill’s Riverfront Green, but there are plenty others. Here is a full list of candlelight vigil locations and contact information. All vigils are on Thursday, July 23 and start at 7:30 p.m. (You can sign up officially at the event section of the Campaign for a Cleaner Hudson page on Facebook.)

BEACON (Dutchess County)
Sponsored by City of Beacon/Scenic Hudson (Beacon Riverfest concert starts at 6 p.m.)
Location: Long Dock Park, Long Dock Rd, Beacon, NY 12508
Contact: Jake Salt, 415-378-1658, jsalt@scenichudson.org

COEYMANS (Albany County)
Sponsored by Coeymans Neighborhood Association
Location: Coeymans Landing between Westerlo and Dock Street, Coeymans, NY 12143
Contact: Barbara Heinzen, 646-238-7089, barbara@barbaraheinzen.com

KINGSTON (Ulster County)
Sponsored by Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
Location: Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing at foot of Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401
Contact: Kyle Downey, 845-803-6862, kdowney@skidmore.edu

MECHANICVILLE (Saratoga County)
Sponsored by City of Mechanicville/Scenic Hudson
Location: Mechanicville City Dock at Terminal Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118
Contact Jake Salt, 415-378-1658, jsalt@scenichudson.org

NEWBURGH (Orange County)
Sponsored by City of Newburgh/Scenic Hudson (live music and food)
Location: Unico Park at the waterfront, Front Street b/t 3rd & 4th Street, Newburgh, NY 12550
Contact Jake Salt, 415-378-1658, jsalt@scenichudson.org

NEW YORK CITY
Sponsored by NYC Friends of Clearwater
Location: Pier 63 between 22nd and 23rd Streets, at Hudson River, NY 10001
Contact: John Breitbart, 917-612-9353, johnbnycfc@yahoo.com

OSSINING (Westchester County)
Sponsored by Riverkeeper
Location: Louis Engel Waterfront Park, Westerly Rd, Ossining, NY 10562
Contact: Suzie Ross, 914-588-6100, suzie.e.ross@gmail.com and Emma Lagle, 914-355-0874, elagle00@gmail.com

SCHUYLERVILLE (Saratoga County)
Sponsored by Village of Schulyerville/Scenic Hudson
Location: Fort Hardy Park, Off of Ferry Street, Schuylerville, NY 12871
Contact: Jake Salt, 415-378-1658,
jsalt@scenichudson.org

NYACK (Rockland County)
Sponsored by the Fellowship of Reconciliation
Location: Fellowship of Reconciliation, 521 N Broadway, Nyack, New York 10960
Contact: Sister Hope Altkin, 845 358 4601 ext. 32
shaltkin@forusa.org

What’s up Peekskill? — Second to last weekend in July edition.

For recurring events, please scroll to the bottom.

Thursday, July 16th

• Wine Dinner
a special 5 course menu that will be paired with 5 wines from Dylan’s Wine Cellar
@ Gleason’s – 7:00 pm

• Live Band Karaoke
with Host JP Patrick
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

• Steve Chizmadia
@ Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

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

Friday, July 17th

• Harry Rios, & the Nippy Thieves
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Nelson Riveros Latin-Jazz Trio
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• “An Evening of Spirit”
with James Van Praagh
@ Paramount Theater – 8:00 pm

• Teri Lamar & New Company
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, July 18th

9th house
• The Ninth House
in the beer garden
@ Birdsall House – 7:00 pm

• Firefly & Fairy Festival
@ Depew Park – 5:00 pm

• STAX of Soul
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Slide Attack
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Wynonna & The Big Noise
@ Paramount Theater – 8:00 pm

• Little Larry Jr. & The Squall
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, July 19th

PB Sunday Fundays
• Sunday Funday
outside with live music from The Unfunded Mandate
@ The Peekskill Brewery – 4:30 – 7:30 pm

• KIDS Open Mic Night!
@ 12 Grapes – 6:00 – 8:00 pm

• Simon Boyer
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 6:00 – 8:00 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