Hastings-on-Hudson

Adam Hart

Adam Hart

This is the third year I will be hosting the riverfront stage. Come hear some new compositions while taking in the beauty of the river. We will also be using 100% renewable energy! My new rechargeable battery powered PA and solar powered Lithium battery is all that is needed to deliver high quality sound without […]

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Alameda Drive

Alameda Drive

Alameda Drive is a trio of a guitarist, pianist, and bassist. It primarily performs originals, and each member has contributed songs. Stylistically it plays a mix of folk and rock with a bit of jazz via the piano. Joe Garland, electric bass Alan Lighty, guitar Lynn Viggiano, piano Performances: 1:00 PM at Chapel, First Reformed […]

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Andrew V. Craig

Andrew V. Craig

  Andrew V.Craig is a singer/songwriter, music teacher and a Tribes Hill member, who’s performed with Pete Seeger, Pat Humphries and opened for Rod MacDonald. He has performed in the Tarrytown Music Hall, Uptown Coffee House, The Black Cat Cafe,The Bitter End and Lincoln Center. His songs are original acoustic music in the styling of […]

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Balzer, Rossman and Loomba- CANCELLED

Balzer, Rossman and Loomba- CANCELLED

CANCELLED!!       Balzer, Rossman and Loomba weaves together the swing of blues and pocket grooves from jazz, with a rock sound. Our set ramps it up with electric blues and classic rock standards, and cools it down with with some quick visits to old 70’s fusion and jazz. The groove is on. Performance: […]

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Bash the Trash

Bash the Trash

    Family Blues/Roots band featuring unusual musical instruments built from recycled and reused materials. For over 25 years Bash the Trash has been building, performing and educating with musical instruments made from recycled and reused materials. We use science to transform even the simplest stuff into cool and weird musical instruments. Directed by the […]

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Beddy Lobalbo

Beddy Lobalbo

A singer/songwriter for more than 30 years, Beddy won the New York Music Award and the First Annual NYU Songwriting Award. She has had her own business writing personalized children’s songs. She is currently studying piano with Janet Weir and is happy to be taking part in this village-wide music event. She is the author […]

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Brian Gelfand

Brian Gelfand

Jazz-influenced pop songs with intricate piano settings. A multi-faceted pianist, composer, arranger, and singer/songwriter, Gelfand began his formal musical studies at the piano at age 6. He has been composing and performing his own music for twenty years in New York, Boston and Israel. His unique compositions explore emotional and stylistic range and his songs […]

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Clancy Tager & Friends

Clancy Tager & Friends

Jazz sextet playing jazz standards and originals Clancy Tager- Saxophone Jim Cifelli- Trumpet Dave Champion- Trombone Jeff Brown- Guitar Norm Lotz- Bass David Jones- Drums Performances: 12 Noon, 32 Hopke Avenue Hastings-on-Hudson

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Concerned Families of Westchester

Concerned Families of Westchester

  Songs of Peace and Justice sing-along We invite all people to come and join in this Sing Along for Peace and Justice with our local activist group Concerned Families of Westchester, led by singer-troubadour Jenny Murphy. Lift your voices up in harmony, activate your activism and kick off your day of music with CFOW […]

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Cosmo’s Relapse

Cosmo’s Relapse

Cosmo’s Relapse is a band where every member brings something unique to the stage. Jazz, jam-band music, serious funk, classical, fusion-jazz, soul, hip hop, electronics and such, beards; we try to combine everything. Consisting of 4 high school friends and a complete stranger who might be homeless, the chemistry is strong at every show and […]

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Divining Rod

Divining Rod

A veteran of the New York and Baltimore music scenes, Miyuki Furtado continues to branch out musically with his latest work as psych-folk singer-songwriter, Divining Rod. Multi-instrumentalist, Furtado, plays songs steeped in 60’s British Folk & 70s US folk rock fused with psych drones resulting in a heady mix of melodic songwriting and left turn […]

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Elvanelle & The Escape Act

Elvanelle & The Escape Act

Time Traveling Jazz and Original Music Kimberly Hawkey presents Elvanelle & The Escape Act: a time-defying curation of song and spirit. American music is unwound and revamped into an impassioned collection of soundscapes from the idioms of vaudeville, hot jazz, folk, cabaret and contemporary music. Her debut album is an escapist’s dream: an invitation to […]

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Exit 12

Exit 12

  Jazz sextet playing originals and new standards. Exit 12 is an eclectic jazz quintet based in Hastings on Hudson: Glenn Babakian plays trombone in jazz and classical venues. David Hamburger’s played bass and toured with NYC rock bands throughout the 1980s and ‘90s. Mark Kaufman plays jazz, R&B and Jewish music on saxophones, clarinet […]

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Hastings High School Jazz Ensemble

Hastings High School Jazz Ensemble

Jazz picnic with BBQ for sale. This is the annual Jazz BBQ Picnic held in the courtyard of the Hastings HS/MS campus, featuring the Hastings High School Jazz Ensemble. The big band will be performing traditional swing, latin and funk. Smoked bbq ribs, chicken and sides prepared by “Dr. Ribs” Kenneth Jernigan (who is also the […]

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Hastings Quartet

Hastings Quartet

Classical saxophone quartet Art Rones, soprano saxophone Bruce Schaffel, alto saxophone Javier Oviedo, tenor saxophone John Bachalis, baritone saxophone Performance: 3:00 PM, First Reformed Church Chapel, Hastings-on-Hudson  

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Hot Club of Hastings

Hot Club of Hastings

Swing & Gypsy Jazz with smooth vocals and smokin’ instrumentals. Fun and lively Swing Jazz with mandolin, guitar, clarinet, bass, and vocals. A great time to come and watch and/or dance too!   Performance: 1:00 PM, VFW Lawn, Hastings-on-Hudson Website:  taralinhardt.com/

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Intuition Quartet

Intuition Quartet

Rolling out our best blues, jazz & R&B on guitar, harmonica, bass & drums. Rolling out our best jazz, R&B and blues on guitar, harmonica, bass & percussion. The members of Intuition Quartet have been playing together and evolving together for almost nine years. Their music is mostly jazz, blues, R&B and original compositions. IQ […]

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James John Wilson

James John Wilson

James Wilson is known for diverse, lyrically driven songs delivered in a soulful, emotional voice artfully lined with southern tonalities and notable diction. He is a singer/songwriter descendant of British vaudevillian performers and a dad who sung in the church choir. Born in New York and raised in Austin,Texas, James’ influences include Steve Ray Vaughn, […]

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Jazz on the Lane

Jazz on the Lane

Gary Smulyan, baritone saxophone Jay Azzolina, guitar Bill Moring, bass Websites: garysmulyan.com jayazzolina.com billmoring.com Performances: 2pm @ 16 Maple Lane, Hastings-on-Hudson

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Jim Koeppel

Jim Koeppel

A music veteran and founder of various roots, blues and country blues combos (including Dust My Blues, Who Slapped John?, Shuck & Jive, etc.) Jim has led bands in the New York area since the late 1980s until now, with some stints in Nashville and Mississippi. He has performed throughout the USA and internationally with […]

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Juan Franco and Alexandra Woodruff

Juan Franco and Alexandra Woodruff

Duets and arias from Tosca and La Boheme Juan Carlos Franco’s professional credits include engagements with New Orleans Opera, Cleveland Opera, Opera de Colombia, New Jersey Symphony, Lyric Opera Cleveland, Ohio Light Opera, Hudson Opera Theater and Orquesta Sinfónica del Valle in Cali, Colombia, among many others. He is a European finalist of the Pavarotti […]

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Kismet

Kismet

  Original folk music with tight vocal harmonies.  Kismet is a folk duo made up of long-time friends and collaborators Jessica Seidel and Sarah Silbert Hinawi. Jessica Seidel, voice, guitar Sarah Hinawi, voice, guitar Performances: 2pm, Purpl, Hastings-on-Hudson Website: myspace.com/sarahsilbert

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Let’s Make Music

Let’s Make Music

Community Song Circle Come with a song to share, an instrument to play, and join in! Listeners also welcome. Bring an instrument (includes your voice!) and a song to share if you can, whilst enjoying this beautiful outdoor setting under the trees. Performance: 3:00 PM & 4:00 PM, 70 Hamilton Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson

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Live Band Karaoke

Live Band Karaoke

Sing your favorite tunes backed by a live band. It’s your turn to take the mic! Celebrate the culmination of the Third Annual RiverArts Music Tour with Purpl’s Live Band Karaoke. What better way to end an inspiring day of talented performances, then getting on stage and letting loose with your favorite tunes! Imagine yourself, […]

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mbiraNYC

mbiraNYC

Traditional Mbira Music & Singing of Zimbabwe Shona mbira music is one of the most soulful sounds on the African continent. For centuries the Shona people of Zimbabwe have connected with the spirits of ancestors. These spirits are summoned by spirit mediums at biras, all-night ritual ceremonies where mystical mbira (metal-pronged thumb piano) music is […]

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Milton

Milton

A songwriter’s songwriter, known for his lyric craft, distinctive voice and soulful songs steeped in classic rhythm & blues, pop, jazz and country, Milton first gained notoriety in the New York area when his song “In The City” became a hit on New York’s WFUV radio. His live performances, which include material from every one […]

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Moxa

Moxa

Jazz Saxophone trio playing standards Moxa explores the repertoire of jazz standards and the sonic landscape of free improvisation. Joel Arnow, drums Nick Videen, sax Craig Aiken, bass Performances: 3:00 PM, Chapel, First Reformed Church, Hastings-on-Hudson Press: Nick Videen Press

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Muddy Holly & Robbie Saltaire

Muddy Holly & Robbie Saltaire

Muddy Holly & Robbie Saltaire play their own original music along with some of the songs that inspired them–Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Bob Dylan, the Beatles and YES!! Muddy Waters and Buddy Holly too. With Robbie Saltaire on guitar and vocals, fans from four to ninety-four will be smiling and shaking to the beat that’s […]

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Old Dogs, New Tricks

Old Dogs, New Tricks

Gentle Harmonies infuse originals and covers from husband-and-husband duo Mark Davis and Jim Howe Formerly of Hastings, currently of Yonkers, husband-and-husband duo Mark Davis and Jim Howe have been singing together for years and have more recently been writing and performing their own songs. With Mark on acoustic guitar and Jim on cello, the two […]

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Rivertowns Cello Quartet

Rivertowns Cello Quartet

Bach, Beal, Bartok & more performed by Rivertowns cellists Lila Ainsworth, Sachi Patitucci, Peter Seidenberg, & Stephen Tjaden. The Rivertowns Cello Quartet is comprised of Lila Ainsworth and Stephen Tjaden of Dobbs Ferry and Peter Seidenberg and Sachi Patitucci of Hastings on Hudson. The quartet will perform music by Bartok, Telemann, Bach, Debussy, Piazzolla, John Patitucci, […]

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Steven Brent

Steven Brent

Dream, Pop, Noise, Music, Words, Light. I’m just trying to get the music out of my head and into yours. Performances: 4:00 PM & 5:00 PM, Square Peg Gallery, Hastings-on-Hudson Link: youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5UfxSKiOpilt147SY-w2UIjfytYRUI4Y Crystal  

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Steve H Immersive Sound Canvas

Steve H Immersive Sound Canvas

Electronic music innovator Steve H has composed scores for TV and film, has won and been nominated many awards including the EMMY for Reading Rainbow. He performs live electronic music internationally and in his hometown: New York City. His music spans from the ephemeral minimalist to outrageous noise-based surround electronic soundscapes, created on his Buchlas, […]

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Tara’s Bluegrass Conspiracy

Tara’s Bluegrass Conspiracy

Hot Bluegrass Band!  Catch some smokin hot bluegrass! Tara Linhardt on the mandolin, Christian Apuzzo on vocals and guitar, Mary Simpson on vocals and fiddle, Larry the Legend on bass. Great to watch and fun to dance to also. www.TaraLinhardt.com Tara Linhardt- Mandolin Mary Simpson- fiddle & vocals Christian Apuzzo- vocals & guitar Larry Legend-upright […]

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The Charlie Rhyner Quartet

The Charlie Rhyner Quartet

A blend of jazz originals and standards.  Charlie Rhyner is a New York area musician and music educator and has been playing music since age 13.  He graduated from Emory University with a BA music performance, studying classical and jazz guitar.  He then moved to NYC and attended Teachers College Columbia University, graduating with a […]

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The Swingaroos Territory Band

The Swingaroos Territory Band

Traditional vocal jazz and American Songbook with guest artists. Kimberly Hawkey is a jazz singer, pianist, bandleader and a leading interpreter of early swing and American song in the NYC-area. With formative training in theatre and classical piano, Kimberly has created her own brand of traditional jazz; leading a playful, 1940’s-style band called “The Swingaroos”, […]

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Will Vallar & Friends    CANCELLED!!

Will Vallar & Friends CANCELLED!!

    Will Vallar & Friends performing original acoustic songs including the hit “I Want My MTV”.    Will Vallar is a New York based singer/songwriter whose music combines the influences of punk, rock, country, and folk music. Part real-life experience and part fiction, Will’s lyrics are often humorous and sometimes haunting, but always tell […]

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