Music and Dance

June 2: A Life of Dance — The Dance of Life The Dutchess Dance Company will present a performance representative of the circle of life, and timeless dance traditions featuring classic music from world-famous ballets, show tunes, classic rock, and pop. $15 adults, $12 seniors/children. Bardavon, 35 Market St, Poughkeepsie, 845.473.2072;

June 2: Ellen Sinopoli Dance Performance This talented dance company from Albany features two collaborations with mixed-media artists David Allen and Andrea Williams and musicians Brian Melick and Maria Zemantauski. $30 adults, $10 youths. Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, 33 Kaatsbaan Rd, Tivoli, 845.757.5106;

June 6: Chamber Music with the Phil An afternoon of chamber music by the Westchester Philharmonic featuring the stylings of Eugene Moye on cello. Free. Historic Grace Church, 33 Church St., White Plains, 914.682.3707;

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June 9: Gaelic Storm After performing in the 1997 film Titanic, they rose to international fame as an established Celtic fusion band. The band will perform songs from their latest album, Go Climb A Tree. $34. The Egg Center for the Performing Arts, Empire State Plaza, 270 State St, Albany, 518.473.1845;

June 10: The Bolshoi Ballet — Coppelia A reconstruction of the original 19th-century choreography of a lighthearted comedy involving a jealous woman and her fiancé with a wandering eye. Live broadcast. $20 adults, $15 students.  Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia St, Hudson, 518.822.8100; 

June 15: Johnny Irion — Special Album Release Concert Featuring songs from his latest album, Driving Friend, ranging across a wide expanse of roots genres, from blues and gospel to folk and country. $15. Rockland Center for the Arts, 27 S. Greenbush Rd, West Nyack, 845.358.0877;


Bethel Woods Center for the Arts 

June 8: Roger Daltrey performs The Who’s Tommy This Legendary Who front man will showcase the classics from the 1969 rock opera Tommy, including “Pinball Wizard,” “See Me, Feel Me,” and more with members of the band and the Hudson Valley Philharmonic. $40+. 

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June 16: K104’s KFEST 2018 Setting the tone for summer, this annual concert will showcase the latest hot new bands such as 5 Seconds of Summer, Why Don’t We, and In Real Life. $35+. 

June 22: Poison with Cheap Trick and Pop Evil Poison is still bringing down the house performing their greatest hits including “Nothin’ But A Good Time” “Every Rose Has Its Thorn,” and “Talk Dirty To Me.” Their special guest, Cheap Trick, has been a treasured rock icon themselves since 1977 with songs such as “Hot Love,” and “Oh, Candy.” $34+.

200 Hurd Rd, Bethel, 866.781.2922;


Tarrytown Music Hall 

June 9: The Machine performs Pink Floyd 30th Anniversary A tribute band that will be playing in their entirety three of the most successful albums of this classic rock band in one night: Dark Side Of The Moon, Wish You Were Here, and Animals. $30+.  

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June 22: The Greatest Rolling Stones Tribute Show Band front man Keith Call embodies the personae of Mick Jagger while his partner, Bernie Bollendorf, portrays Keith Richards to perfection. A truly spot-on portrayal of this iconic band. $28+. 

June 30: Old 97’s After 20 years and 11 albums this alternative-country band is back with their newest release, Graveyard Whistling, described as energetic, clever, and spirited. $30+. 

13 Main St, Tarrytown, 914.631.3390;


June 16: Devils & Demons Tour featuring Danny Diablo, Mars, and Full Scale Riot Presented by Force 5 Records. $15.  The Chance Theater, 6 Crannell St, Poughkeepsie, 845.471.1966;

June 17: Tommy Tune Tonight With more than 10 Tony Awards under his belt, this Broadway legend is a true showman. He brings a talented voice, penchant for spinning tales, and dancing prowess to the stage. $40.  Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, 1008 Brown St, Peekskill, 914.739.0039;

June 29: Martha Plimpton — All the Presidents Mann Emmy winner Martha Plimpton pays tribute to songwriter Aimee Mann with songs of US Presidents applying wit, charm, and vocal prowess to one of America’s greatest songwriters. $45+.  Bard College, Fisher Center, 60 Manor Ave, Annandale-on-Hudson, 845.758.7900;

June 22: The Rock Underground’s End of Season Show Six bands and vocal groups of this music school will be performing compositions from post-1990 alternative rock and grunge groups. Free/donations accepted.  Thomas P. Morahan Waterfront Park, 5 Windermere Ave, Greenwood Lake, 845.595.1801; 

June 30: 8th Annual Jazz at the Maverick Presenting a solo piano performance by Grammy Award nominee Kenny Barron, a legendary jazz great whose performed with Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Stanley Turrentine, and more.  Maverick Concerts, 120 Maverick Rd, Woodstock, 845.679.8217;

June 30: Susan Alcorn A composer known in the ’60s for her folk, blues, and pop music. Later on she dove into playing slide guitar and pedal steel guitar playing in country and western swing bands. An Elysium Furnace Works production. $15.  Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St, Beacon, 845.765.3012;

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Andrew Bird, an internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, whistler, and songwriter, will be performing in Kingston this month. Taking up the violin at age 4, Bird quickly progressed playing various instruments in a variety of styles including jazz, country blues, and folk music, synthesizing them into his unique brand of pop. Performing worldwide at prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall and Sydney Opera House, he’s released more than 13 albums and performed several hundred concerts. Jun. 22, $40. Ulster Performing Arts Center, 601 Broadway, Kingston, 845.339.6088;

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