Category Archives: Peekskill

What’s Up Peekskill? The Fun Doesn’t End

Friday, February 27, 7 PM – 9 PM
Fred Gillen Jr. @ The Peekskill Coffee House
Fred Gillen Jr. will perform songs from his latest release Wage Love With special guest Chris Moore

The Peekskill Coffee House – 101 South Division Street


Friday, February 27,  10 PM
Showtime Dance Band

Showtime Dance Band combines the sound of Motown, Soul, R&B, Funk, Old School Disco, Dance Rock and Jazz.

The Hudson Room – 23 South Division Street


Friday, February 27, 9:30 PM
Drew Bordeaux & the Cavalry
Drew Bordeaux will be joined by 5-time Grammy nominee Jon Cobert, keyboardist, vocalist and amazing entertainer. With a rhythm section that includes Candullo and Tom Barraco (formerly of the folkedelics) and Anna on violin, this Cavalry will be riding in with the Rock & Roll “Thunder”.

$5 Cover

12 Grapes – 12 N Division Street


Friday, February 27, 10 PM
Phineas and the Lonely Leaves

The Birdsall House – 970 Main Street


Alexis Cole Ensemble

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Friday, February 27, 8-10:30 PM
Called “one of the great voices of today,” Alexis Cole has been compared to classic jazz singers such as Sarah Vaughan and Anita O’Day. Her luxurious voice and innovative interpretations make her an instant favorite with audiences of all ages.

$10 Admission
For reservations, call 914-737-1701.

BeanRunner – 201 South Division Street


Brian William Foster & The Stiff Nights
Friday, February 27, 10 PM
All ages and free.

N.Y. Firehouse Grille  – 50 Welcher Ave


Rick Springfield – The Stripped Down Tour

Saturday, February 28, 8 PM
Rick Springfield – The Stripped Down Tour
With Tad Kubler of The Hold Steady

Superstar heartthrob Rick Springfield Strips Down with an intimate solo performance of music & storytelling! The Stripped Down tour gets you up close and personal with Grammy®-winner Rick Springfield.

Paramount Hudson Valley – 1008 Brown Street


Saturday, February 28, 8-10:30 PM
Rob Scheps Core-tet
Saxophonist Rob Scheps studied at the New England Conservatory, led his own groups while living in Boston; most notably the True Colors Big Band and, in 1988, moved to New York, formed the Rob Scheps Core-tet and Bartokking Heads, establishing himself as a formidable force on the jazz scene.

Core-tet includes: Shunzo Ohno, Jamie Reynolds, Mike Richmond, Anthony Pinciotti.

$10 Admission. For reservations, call 914-737-1701.

BeanRunner – 201 South Division Street


Sunday, March 1, 7 PM
Masters of Illusion – Believe the Impossible

The live stage magic phenomenon born from the multi-award winning television series!

You’ll believe the impossible when Masters of Illusion brings you grand illusions, levitating women, appearances and vanishes, escapes, comedy magic, sleight of hand and beautiful dancers…everything you could possibly imagine and performances that you never dreamed possible – all rolled up into a live show!

Paramount Hudson Valley – 1008 Brown Street

 

 

Celebrate African American Pioneers of Peekskill and Cortlandt @ The Field Gallery Feb. 21 through April 19

Artist Betsy Braun Lane presents Racing on a Broken Road:  The Ongoing Story of the African American Pioneers of Peekskill and CortlandtDavid and Henry, 2004, Betsy Braun Lane February 21- April 19, 2015
Reception: Saturday, February 21, 1- 4 pm
Snow  Date: Sunday, February 22 1-4 pm

The Field Gallery of Peekskill is presenting Racing on a Broken Road, Betsy Braun Lane’s monumental exhibit of photography, archival documents, and oral tradition detailing the Peekskill and Cortlandt area’s African/ European/ Native American pioneers and patriots.

Lost Voices Not Forgotten 2004, Betsy Braun LaneIn  Racing on a Broken Road, Braun Lane skillfully combines her work as an artist, photographer, historian and researcher. Weaving hours of interviews with the area’s long-established Moshier and Peterson families with found archival documents and rare photographs,  the collected works form a powerful exhibit detailing 230 years of the African American experience in the Hudson Valley.

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What’s up, Peekskill? A weekend of music, movies and more…

Friday February 6
Allman Brothers tribute band LIVE AT THE FILLMORE
at The Paramount, 8PM
Rhythm and blues with The Curtis Winchester Band
at The Hudson Room, 10PM

Saturday February 7
Rise and shine with the Peekskill Farmers Market, 10AM
Candle making workshop at The Field Library, 1:30PM
Beale Street Barbershop for Music and Art, 7PM
Rock cover band Over the Top at The Hudson Room, 10PM
Movie night at Birdsall House, 9PM
Stay up to date on Peekskill events by checking the PeekskillRocks calendar.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road…

… to see the wonderful Wizard of Oz at Peekskill’s Paramount Theatre.

Starts tonight, January 16 and runs through Sunday. Two shows on Saturday. Click here to buy tickets, and get more info.

And for those of you who don’t know, Peekskill does, in fact, have a yellow brick road! For realz!  Controversy surrounds whether it had anything to do with the Wizard of Oz, but the author, Frank Baum, did attend Peekskill Military Academy before writing the Oz stories.

Live Art Fest at HVCCA — Jan. 10th

Come to a live art fest including dancing, welding, painting, pottery and more… for details click here

It’s at the HVCCA in Peekskill, this Saturday, January 10, starting at 1 pm.

More info from here for facebookers…