Basilica Soundscape, the music, arts and literature fest in nearby Hudson, is one of the dopest and most sharply curated annual occurrences you’re going to find on American soil.
We are heading into late summer/early fall and arguably the best time of the year for concerts and micro festivals.
Dear God, I really wish Michelle Obama, Jamie Clayton or John Leguizamo was president right now. As we reel from
Friday, July 28 you can see the affable and enduring rocker at The Anchor alongside local sea-chanty folk punkers Casting Ships for one of the best shows of the summer. For just $5 you are going to have a night to remember.
One band that never forgets to try and unite people around a good time and across backgrounds is the hard-rock group Hellyeah.
Just the other day I saw some people repeatedly punch the window of a truck that attempted to cut them off at a gas station. You might maybe be startled at the colorful behavior that goes on every weekend in this city once temperatures rise (or honestly otherwise at times).
PUGG Gallery on Broadway may be moderately sized but the space is currently holding some very big ideas within its walls. The Life of Moa, a temporary solo show by Adrielle Farr, an artist with Kingston roots, is a multi-media repurposing of myth and imagination with the aim of turning thoughts on the current state of the world into a more immersive and positive experience.
Friday, June 16 brings one of the best actual buzz bands around to BSP Kingston. Quality and popularity are not always concurrent, but Nothing, from Philadelphia, is the real deal.
Worth putting on your radar: Butchers Blind and The Sweet Clementines June 10 at The Anchor.
When asked to examine weed’s impact on the nightlife of the Kingston area these days, what struck me was how many people had only positive things to say, some even arguing that it’s become a reverse gateway drug.