Music and Dance

Aug. 1: Alabama Shakes This blues/rock band formed in 2009 and rose to prominence with their distinctive and soulful roots rock sound on such tunes as “Hold On,” “Always Alright,” and “Future People.” 8 p.m., $39.

Aug. 5: Béla Fleck & the Flecktones with the Chick Corea Elektric Band An American band that combines jazz and bluegrass music performs fan favorites such as: “Weed Whacker,” “Rococo,” and “Who’s Got Three.” 7:30 p.m., $62. • Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Ave, Albany, 518.465.4663;

Aug. 5: I Won’t Dance – Steve Ross Sings & Plays Fred Astaire A one-night cabaret tribute to the legendary performer whose smooth and sophisticated style entertained millions in the 1930s to 40s. 8 p.m., $22 adults, $10 students. • Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge St, Catskill. 518.943.3818;        

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Aug. 5: The Superstars of Ballroom The best dancers in US/World Competitions perform in a variety of styles such as: Argentine Tango, Cha Cha, Rhumba, Samba, Paso doble, Mambo, Jive, Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot, and Viennese Waltz. 8:30 p.m., $50. • Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, 914.592.2222;

Aug. 12: EagleMania The tribute band performs all of the hits of the Eagles, as well as Don Henley, Glen Frey, and Joe Walsh’s solo albums. 8 p.m., $28+.

Aug. 23: Chris Isaak A supreme showman and musician with a haunting voice, Isaak performs music from his critically acclaimed new album, First Comes The Night, as well as hits such as “Wicked Game” and “Somebody’s Crying.” 8 p.m., $58+. • Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St, Tarrytown, 914.631.3390;

 Aug. 25: Swing Dance with Dennis Ballentine’s Roadhouse Revival Band Enjoy learning some of the swing dances from the Jazz era of the 1920s–1940s, or just watch the show and enjoy the music. Beginner’s Lesson 8–8:30 p.m., performance at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 25, 8–11:30 p.m., $15 adults, $10 students. • Poughkeepsie Tennis Club, 135 South Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie, 845.471.1120;

Our Picks 

Don’t Look Back, a documentary by D.A. Pennebaker, follows Bob Dylan to England for a three-week tour in the spring of 1965. Recording several solo performances and capturing fly-on-the-wall footage of Dylan’s interactions with friends such as Joan Baez and Donovan, it captures Dylan on the cusp of a radical change — leaving his folkie troubadour persona behind. Featuring some of his most famous songs, including “Subterranean Homesick Blues,” and “The Times They Are A-Changin’.” Aug. 3, 1 p.m., 7:30 p.m., prices vary. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd, Pleasantville, 914.773.7663;

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Daryl’s House Club

Aug. 4: Gene Ween does Billy Joel plus The Paul Green Rock Academy Backed by a seven-piece band, Gene Ween performs all of the major hits.

Aug. 19: Rumors: Fleetwood Mac Tribute This group captures the energy of Fleetwood Mac at the height of their career by blending harmonies, instrumentation, and a visually engaging live show. 

Aug. 25: Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show In its 15th year of production with more than 2,500 performances, this highly acclaimed production performs classic hits. All shows 8 p.m., $20+. 130 Rt 22, Pawling, 845.289.0185; 


The Egg Center for the Performing Arts

Aug. 9: The Soul Rebels Pop tunes performed New-Orleans-marching-band style, and stirred up with funk and soul with elements of hip-hop, jazz and rock. 12 p.m., free. 

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Aug. 15: Buddy Guy The Chicago blues icon, ranked 30th in Rolling Stone magazine’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, brings his electrifying show to the Egg. 7:30 p.m., $49+. 

Aug. 19: Colin Hay Singer-songwriter of the popular ’80s band, Men at Work. 8 p.m., $35+. 1 Empire State Plaza, S Mall Arterial, Albany, 518.473.1845; 


Bethel Woods Center for the Arts

Aug. 10: Florida Georgia Line with Nelly and Chris Lane This country duo performs with hip-hop icon Nelly and breakout star Chris Lane on the genre-busting “Smooth Tour,” offering a night of crossover hits. 7 p.m., $36+. 

Aug. 11: REO Speedwagon & Styx with special guest Don Felder The’80s and ’70s collide, promising a good time with lots of tunes that you can sing by heart without consulting your lyrics app. 7 p.m., $37+. 

Aug. 12: Rocktopia with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic Celebrating the fusion of classical music, classic rock, and opera, this ground-breaking live performance features world-class vocalists and top rock musicians. 8 p.m., $53+. 

Aug. 19: Goo Goo Dolls with Phillip Phillips This indie rock band is one of the most globally respected and influential forces in popular music, selling more than 12 million albums since 1986. They have scored 14 top hits including “Name,” “Slide,” and “Iris.” Phillips, who won the 11th season of American Idol, is one of the show’s most popular and successful winners. 8 p.m., $34+. 

Aug. 26: Lynyrd Skynyrd and Hank Williams Jr. These Rock & Roll Hall of Famers and one of  CMT’s “40 Greatest Men” team up to bring you a rowdy good time, and will leave you hummng “Sweet Home Alabama” for the rest of the night. 200 Hurd Rd, Bethel, 866.781.2922;


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