Category Archives: night life

What’s Up Peekskill? Winter solstice edition.

Peekskill Rocks “Get Kissed” Instructions:

  1. Go into town to a venue of your choice (see below).
  2. Hold this Peekskill.Rocks! post above your head on your mobile device.
  3. Get kissed!

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Thursday, December 17th

• Live Band Karaoke
santa sings
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

Bob and Norm
@ Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

Friday, December 18th

• Adam Falcon: Funk steady groove with a touch of Blues
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Joe Duraes
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• Lou Ubriaco – Guitar
@ Division Street Grill – 7:00 pm

• The Black Dirt Band
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Saturday, December 19th

• A Holiday Hootenanny
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Five bands strong, featuring
Least Best Beast, Apologetics, JD Gambrell, All My Friends and Whiskey Neat
@ Division Street Guitars – 8:00 pm

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

• Doug Smith – Classic House Piano
@ Division Street Grill – 7:00 pm

• Open mic music (hosted by Andy Rice)
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 6:00 pm

• Giacomo Gates, Art Hightower, and the ABC’s of Jazz
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Sunday, December 20th

• Austin Charnis (classical guitar)
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

• Hope Machine Year End Hootenanny
@ Embark Peekskill – 4:30 pm

• Jessi Mason, & Friends, and Special Guests, JT & Anne
@ 12 Grapes – 6:00 pm

What’s Up Peekskill? Is it spring already?

Don’t freak out if you see your crocuses are coming up. It’s warm, too warm, but it is really December! It’s still okay to drink spiced rum, mulled wine and eggnog by the fire. You just don’t really need the fire… So instead head on in to town and have some fun.

Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday is to be celebrated!
Frankie

Friday, December 11th

• Unfunded Mandate
Music for a Cause: raising money for Lakeland Schools
@ 12 Grapes – 9:00 pm

• Frank Sinatra 100th Birthday Celebration
with Doug Ferony
@ The Paramount – 7:00 pm

• Jon O. jazz musician
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• Carlos Barbosa-Lima, Larry Del Casale
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

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

Saturday, December 12th

• Krampus Holiday Bar Crawl!
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5:00 pm @ McDonald & Peacock Cider House
6:00 pm @ The Quietman
7:00 pm @ The Hudson Room
8:00 pm @ Gleason’s
9:00 pm @ Birdsall House
10:00 pm @ Peekskill Brewery
11:00 pm @ Taco Dive Bar

• Greenhook Ginsmith Gin Tasting
@ Dylan’s Wine Cellar – 3:00 – 6:00 pm

• Scoot Horton with guests
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• Chris Botti
@ The Paramount – 8:00 pm

• A Very Gyspy Christmas
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• The Squids
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, December 13th

• Lou Ubriaco (blues/rock)
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

• Swing Band Sunday!
with Greg Westhoff’s Westchester Swing Band,
@ 12 Grapes – 5:30 – 8:00 pm

• Beale Street Barbershop Christmas Party
Live Music from: Harry Rios, Foster Dad, Leo Harmonay, Paul Anthony, Jason Gambrell, and Mark Sinnis
@ Beale Street Barbershop – 1:00 – 7:00 pm

• Frank Sinatra Centennial Tribute
@ The Hudson Room – 5:00 – 9:00 pm

• Clayton Bryant with special guest Melba Moore
@ The Paramount – 7:00 pm

What’s up Peekskill? It’s December already.

If you’re done with your turkey pot pies, casseroles, and not-so-fresh-anymore-mashed-potatoes, let’s get on with December. Art and music is flowing so get in the spirit of things and head downtown!
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Thursday, December 3rd

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

Dan Lavoie
@ Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

Friday, December 4th

• Drew Bordeaux & the Cavalry
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Westchester All Stars Christmas for Wounded Veterans Concert
@ The Paramount – 7:30 pm

• Conjunto Guantanemo
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Speakeasy Party
@ Gleasons – 9:00 pm

• Joni Blondell & Guests
Joni
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, December 5th

• To the Lover of Small Things – a juried art show
Opening reception. Show runs to December 20th.
@ Gallery 22 – 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

• HeadFirst Band
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Ted Vigil’s John Denver Holiday Tribute
JD
@ The Paramount – 8:00 pm

• The Mimi Jones Band
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• THE FANTASTICKS!
@ The Flatz – 8:00 pm

• Lost Soulz
@ The Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

• 2 Shoes No Shoes
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

Sunday, December 6th

• Charles & Bernard
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

• THE FANTASTICKS!
@ The Flatz – 3:00 pm

• Daisy Jopling Band Holiday Show
@ The Paramount – 3:00 pm

What’s up, Peekskill? Start defrosting that turkey!

The leaf-sucker is making the rounds and so are the artists. Get out before Autumn ends! And watch out for poo in the leaf piles…
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Thursday, November 19th

• The Lonnie Leibowitz Trio
@ Hudson Room – 8:00 PM

• Live Band Karaoke Contest, Finals in December!
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 PM

Bob and Norm
@ Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

Friday, November 20th

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• Joe Duraes and the Skillz
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 PM
@ Paramount Open Mic Night (headlining) – 8:00 pm

Sundad
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Anthony Gach & Harmonic Aggression
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 PM

• Karaoke Night
@ Taco Dive Bar “Next Door” – 9:00 PM

• Veteran’s Charity Auction with Class Action and Special Guests
@ Hudson Room – 9:00 PM

Saturday, November 21st

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The Brighton Beat
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 PM

Richie Goods & Nuclear Fusion
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 10:00 pm

The NY Hitmen
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 PM

• Open Mic, Hosted By Andy Rice
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 PM

Sunday, November 22nd

• Premium Blend – 4:00 PM
• The Justin Veatch Fund All Stars – 5:30 PM
@ 12 Grapes

What’s Up Peekskill? Leaves are falling!

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Thursday, November 12th

• JP Patrick & Friends
@12 Grapes – 8:30 PM

• Dan Lavoie
@Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

• Two Lost Souls
@Hudson Room – 8:00 pm

Friday, November 13th

• Martini Jones (soulful duo)
@Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• The Blues Dogs
@12 Grapes – 9:30 PM

• Unfunded Mandate
@ The Beanrunner Cafe
– 8:00 pm

• Artie Lang
@ Paramount Theater – 8:00 pm

• Hey Baby
@Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, November 14th

• Dylan’s Wine Cellar 5th Annual Grand Tasting
16 wine tables to visit and 90 wines uncorked
Proceeds benefit CHOP, Caring for the Homeless of Peekskill
@ Dylan’s Wine Cellar – 1:00 – 4:00

• Leo Harmonay   (acoustic /solo)
@Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

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SoulRagga
@12 Grapes – 9:30 PM

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

• Don McLean, American Troubadour Tour
@ Paramount Theater – 8:00 pm

• Dirty Stay Out
@Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, November 15th

• joe adami (blues/solo)
@Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

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

• The Django Festival AllStars
@ Paramount Theater – 7:00 pm

What’s Up Peekskill? Post-Halloween & Post-Election day Hangover

Congratulations to the winners of our local government elections!

Frank Catalina, Mayor
Vivian C. McKenzie, City Council
Kathleen E. Talbot, City Council
Andre K. Rainey, City Council

Thursday, November 5th

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

• Alex Smith
@Birdsall House – 9:00 pm

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

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

Friday, November 6th

• The Fred Savages
An ’80s Tribute & Rock Party
@12 Grapes – 9:30 PM

• Salsa Night!
with Chico Alvarez & Mauricio Smith with RAN KAN KAN
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:30 pm

• The Jason Gisser Band
@ Paramount Theater – 8:00 pm

• 2 Shoes No Shoes
@Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

• The Sugarush Band
@Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, November 7th

• Slam Allen
with opening act: The Flaming Meatballs
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@12 Grapes – 9:00 PM

• INTZ, with special guest guitarist OZ Noy, Into the Zone
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Call Mr. Robeson. A life, with songs.
Staring Tayo Aluko as Mr. Robeson
@ Paramount Theater – 8:00 pm

• Art Opening Party for Steve Malinki & Jaime Filomio
with Musical performance by The Feejee Mermaids
@ Beale Street Barber Shop – 7:00 – 10:00 pm

• LA Soul
@Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, November 8th

• Mari Anne Osiel (acoustic )
@Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

• The Five Creations – Group Harmony Acappella
@ The Beanrunner Cafe – 5:00 pm

• Greg Westhoff’s Westchester Swing Band
@12 Grapes – 5:30 – 8:00 PM