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Music & Dance

Amenia Music Hall
Amenia, NY

Aston Magna Foundation for Music & Humanities
Great Barrington, MA

Bardavon Theater
Poughkeepsie, NY

Berkshire Bach Society
Great Barrington, MA

Berkshire Choral Festival
Sheffield, MA

Cantilena Choir
Lenox, MA

Castle Street Cafe
Great Barrington, MA

Close Encounters with Music
Great Barrington, MA

Club Helsinki
Hudson, NY

The Colonial Theatre
Pittsfield, MA

Concerts in the Village
Kinderhook, NY

Crescendo
Lakeville, CT

Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center
Poughkeepsie, NY

The Dream Away Lodge
Becket, MA

The Fisher Center at Bard
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

The Half Moon
Hudson, NY

Hudson Opera House
Hudson, NY

Infinity Hall
Norfolk, CT

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
Becket, MA

Kaatsbaan International Dance Center
Tivoli, NY

The Lion’s Den at the Red Lion Inn
Stockbridge, MA

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Great Barrington, MA

Music & More
New Marlborough, MA

Music Mountain
Falls Village, CT

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
Norfolk, CT

MASS MoCA
North Adams, MA

PS21|Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
Chatham, NY

Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society
Rhinebeck, NY

South Mountain Concerts
Pittsfield, MA

Spectrum Playhouse
Lee, MA

The Spotty Dog Books & Ale Hudson, NY

Tanglewood
Lenox, MA

Tannery Pond Concerts
New Lebanon, NY

Time & Space Limited
Hudson, NY

Music & Dance Intelligence

 

Thursday, Sept. 21
Infinity Hall Rodney Crowell presents a night of classic songs and stories in an intimate space. Norfolk, 8 p.m.

Down County Social Club Vita Kay studied classical piano as a child in Kazakhstan and later sang in a variety of choirs, from classical to gospel, in Russia and the UK. The Vita Kay Trio now performs jazz and bossa nova, as well as kirtan – traditional Indian call-and-response devotional singing. Race Brook Lodge in Sheffield, 7–10 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 22
Dewey Hall Oldtone Productions presents local Roots duo The Easy Ridin’ Papas, whose repertoire is a mix of country blues, jazz, country, Western swing, Southern gospel, and jug band music. Sheffield, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 22–Sunday, Sept. 24
Bard College September2017/\, a world premiere dance performance by Bessie Award–winning choreographer Sarah Michelson. Annandale-on-Hudson, 6 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 23
Hancock Shaker Village Shaker Barn Music, HSV’s new American roots music series, winds down with a concert by Milton, a man known for his lyric craft, distinctive voice and soulful songs steeped in classic R&B, pop, jazz and country. Rachel Laitman opens. Pittsfield, 7 p.m.

The Four Nations Ensemble The first Hudson River Harvest concert of the season is Venetian Glass. Violinists Olivier Brault, Tatiana Chulochnikova, Andrew Fouts and Adriane Post will perform works by Vivaldi and Pascale Beaudin will sing Venetian arias that epitomize the energy of Venice in the Baroque. Linlithgo, 3:30 p.m.

Clarion Concerts The Leaf Peeper Concert series presents “Four on the Floor.” The Jasper String Quartet will perform Haydn’s String Quartet in d minor, Op. 76, No. 2; “Four on the Floor” by composer Judd Greenstein; Arthur Foote’s Scherzo for flute and string quartet; and Debussy’s String Quartet. St. James Church in Chatham, 7:30 p.m.

Tannery Pond Concerts Ukrainian violinist Aleksey Semenenko and pianist Inna Firsova will perform pieces by Edvard Grieg, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, and Henryk Wieniawski. New Lebanon, 6 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 23 & Sunday, Sept. 24
Bard College Leon Botstein conducts The Orchestra Now in a program of Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain, Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 3. Annandale-on-Hudson. Saturday at 8 p.m. & Sunday at 2 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 24
Rhinebeck PorchFest More than 60 musicians and bands will perform on more than 20 historic porches of homes on Chestnut, Livingston and Mulberry Streets, rain or shine. Free. 12-6 p.m.

Simon’s Rock The Walden Chamber Players return to the South Berkshire Concert Series in a performance of music by Schubert, Fred Lerdahl, Darius Milhaud and Beethoven. Great Barrington, 3 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 28
Infinity Hall A concert with Wishbone Ash, considered to be one of the major innovators of the harmony twin lead guitar format. Sound check/meet & greet tickets also available. Norfolk, 8 p.m.

Club Helsinki An Evening with Cowboy Junkies, one of the original bands to give birth to the 1990s genre known as “No Depression,” “Americana” or “alt-country.” Hudson, 8 p.m.

Williams College Grammy Award-winning saxophonist, arranger and composer Kenny Garrett (Duke Ellington Orchestra, Miles Davis) performs with his quintet. ‘62 Center, Williamstown. 8 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 28 & Friday, Sept. 29
Bard College The Trisha Brown Dance Company performs selections from its current repertory, presented as an open rehearsal to conclude its Bard residency. It will feature two pieces from the final decade of Brown’s career, along with one of her most influential works, Accumulation, in a program that honors Brown, who passed away this year. Annandale-on-Hudson, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 30
Infinity Hall After 25+ years, 18 studio albums and a Grammy nomination, The Rippingtons continue to break new ground with their contemporary jazz, funk, blues and fusion sound. Norfolk, 8 p.m.

Club Helsinki Lloyd Cole, best known as the frontman and songwriter for the British band The Commotions, is now a singer/songwriter who is touring and recording solo. Hudson, 9 p.m.

Warner Theatre Fifty years ago, Stephen Stills met Judy Collins and their tumultuous love affair would be immortalized by him in “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes.” This tour will be the first time the duo have been on stage together. Torrington, 8 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 1
The Mahaiwe Wynonna Judd, along with her band The Big Noise, is exploring the past, present and future of her extensive 33-year career on its Roots & Revival Tour. Great Barrington, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 3
Simon’s Rock The Orchestra Now (TŌN) will perform a dark and haunting program conducted by James Bagwell, comprising Sibelius’ Valse triste, Heinz Karl Gruber’s humorous Frankenstein!! and Haydn’s Symphony No. 104, London. Great Barrington, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 4
Bardavon Hudson, the all-star band consisting of drummer Jack DeJohnette, bassist Larry Grenadier, keyboardist John Medeski and guitarist John Scofield, play hard swinging jazz, creative jams, rocking funky grooves and more. Poughkeepsie, 8 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 6
Bardavon Iconic singer-songwriter, activist and DIY trendsetter Ani DiFranco performs with special guest, poet Andrea Gibson. Poughkeepsie, 8 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 7
Clarion Concerts The Leaf Peeper Concert series presents “From Russia with Love.” Dziga Vertov’s 1929 silent Soviet film The Man with a Movie Camera will be accompanied by the music of Shotakovich, Prokofiev and Mosolov performed and narrated by the Voxare String Quartet. TSL in Hudson, 7:30 p.m.

Aston Magna Music Festival Bach: Father and Son and Their Peers, a concert of works by J.S. and C.P.E. Bach, Handel and Buxtehude. Pre-concert talk with artistic director Dan Stepner at 6 p.m. Saint James Place, Great Barrington, 7 p.m.

Sandisfield Arts Center Trumpeter Saskia Laroo and pianist/vocalist Warren Byrd will perform an evening of jazz music with special guest, percussionist Jocelyn Pleasant. 8 p.m.

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