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Nellie McKay
Sunday, April 5 • 8pm

Richard Thompson
Thursday, April 23 • 8pm

Heather Maloney
Friday, May 8, 9pm
March 27:
Seth's Sauerkraut Revue
March 28:
Bindlestiff Family Cirkus
March 29:
Bindlestiff Family Matinee
March 30:
Parker Millsap
April 3:
Shel / Otan Vargas
April 5:
Nellie McKay
April 11:
Ryan Montbleau Band
April 12:

James Lecesne
"The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey"
April 16:
ProJam 10
April 17:
Over the Rhine
April 23:
Richard Thompson
May 1:
Sean Rowe
May 3 :
Great Lake Swimmers
May 8:
Heather Maloney
May 9:
John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey
May 15:
Rhett Miller
June 6:
Femi Kuti & The Positive Force
July 11:
Eilen Jewell

Friday, March 27, 9pm

Seth's Sauerkraut Revue

A mini-festival of regional Americana and honky-tonk performers hosted by "Sauerkraut" Seth Travins, Seth's Sauerkraut Revue will feature the Hootinologists, Jim Krewson (of Jim & Jennie and the Pinetops), and other special guests. The house band for the evening will be Chops and Sauerkraut, featuring Travins on guitar and Chops Laconte on bass.

Chops and Sauerkraut are a hard-edged rockabilly, honky-tonk and garage band influenced by Carl Perkins, the Standells, ? and the Mysterians, Frankie Yankovic, Elvis Presley, Bob Wills, and the Cramps, featuring upright bassist Chops Laconte (Lustre Kings, Wanda Jackson), "Sauerkraut" Seth Travins (the Wiyos) on vocals and guitar.

Saturday, March 28, 9pm

Bindlestiff Family Cirkus

Hudson's own Bindlestiff Family Cirkus continues its wintertime tradition of hosting a monthly cabaret, featuring a variety of circus, theater, comedy and musical entertainers. Each month this winter, Bindlestiff Cirkus will bring a new lineup, with acts including trapeze, contortion, acrobatic balance, sword swallowing, juggling, physical comedy, and oddball novelty turns. The Bindlestiff stage is one of the few arenas in the world where attendees may see internationally renowned street performers, featured acts from Cirque du Soleil and Ringling Brothers, and artists from "America's Got Talent" next to local legends, live, on stage, and in the same show.

Live music is a defining feature of Bindlestiff's cabaret shows, with witty, original tunes by a variety of NYC's best composers and accompanists. Bindlestiff's unique style reflects deep roots in NYC's underground club scene, nods to political street theater, and a steady respect for the traditions of American popular entertainment and illegitimate theater.

Unlike Bindlestiff's family fare at local venues like Bard's Summerscape Spiegeltent, Bindlestiff's Winter Cabaret is for grown-ups only. (A family-oriented matinee will be offered on March 29.) In keeping with Bindlestiff's clubby NYC roots, the audience is encouraged to dress for festival and be part of the show. Audience members attending in costume will receive a discounted admission.

Sunday, March 29, 3pm

Bindlestiff Family Matinee

The professional cast will perform a family-friendly 60 minute show at 3pm. A special pre-show will be presented by students from Bindlestiff's Cirkus After School programs in Hudson and Chatham. You'll see these young stars perform juggling, stilt-walking, plate spinning, and acrobatics. A portion of proceeds from Sunday's show will benefit Bindlestiff's free circus arts education programs in Columbia County, now in their 9th year!

Monday, March 30

8:00 pm

At only 21 years of age, Oklahoma native Parker Millsap is already drawing comparisons to Elvis Presley with his captivating live performances, soulful sound, and character-driven narratives. Since the release of his self-titled debut album last year, he has garnered a nomination for the Americana Music Association's 2014 Emerging Artist of the Year and has received praise from the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, American Songwriter, the Boston Globe, and NPR, to name a few.



27•Seth's Sauerkraut Revue
28•Bindlestiff Family Cirkus
29•Bindlestiff Family Matinee
30•Parker Millsap

3•Shel / Otan Vargas Co-Bill
5•Nellie McKay
11•Ryan Montbleau Band
12•James Lecesne • Helsinki on Broadway
16•ProJam 10
17•Over the Rhine
23•Richard Thompson

1•Sean Rowe
3•Great Lake Swimmers
8•Heather Maloney
9•John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey • Helsinki on Broadway
15•Rhett Miller

6•Femi Kuti & The Positive Force

11•Eilen Jewell