Saturday, Jan. 13: Entertainment from apocabilly rockers Pitchfork Militia, scuzz street punks Phantom Sleeze, melodic rockers Frances Dean and the heart-on-sleeve punk anthems of Kyle Trocolla & The Strangers will ensure that you will leave the event either drunk, deaf or both.
Sammi Niss has been an appreciated member of the Hudson Valley music scene for years now and is known for percussion work with and contributions to musical acts including Laura Stevenson, Matt Pond PA and Battle Ave. Now Niss is partnering with some other like minded musical folk to launch a regionally situated label called SubFamily Records. Niss’ debut album as a solo artist is called Words Escape and will be released this spring under the creative project name Hiding Behind Sound.
Kingston continues to inspire me with the constant ways the old and new intersect. From Rough Draft’s opening Uptown to the continued mindful expansion of the waterfront to the influx of friendly faces from yesterday coming back around for the holidays — plus some people deciding to move back and stay when they see Kingston’s rebirth — this is a time of excitement and potential.
Globelamp (aka Elizabeth Gomez aka Elizabeth Le Fay) is in the Woodstock-Kingston area to record the follow up to 2016’s The Orange Glow, released on Wichita Records, at Bohemesphere Studios in Saugerties. ‘I’d never been to Upstate New York,” she says. “I like it here. It reminds me of the Taylor Swift album Red.’
Time happens to everyone, even someone as eternally rowdy as AC/DC’s Malcolm Young, for example. We all have many things
Very respected legacy acts are taking Kingston seriously as a tour stop nowadays.
A local favorite makes the roster.
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