- Really "Big" Book Sale in Hastings
- Hastings Friday Night LIVE
- Indigo Girls in Tarrytown
- Free Music in Dobbs Ferry, Ardsley, Irvington,
- Aquefest in Yonkers, Hastings and Dobbs Ferry
- Sixth Annual Harvest Fest at Stone Barns
- “Peter and the Wolf” in NYC
- Camp-A-Palooza! In Scarsdale
- “Click Clack Moo” in Mamaroneck
- Music Conservatory of Westchester 80th Kick-Off Event in White Plains
- Self-Portraits at the Neuberger
- The Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze
- Harley Night @ Warner Library
- Gala Benefit Dinner: Celebrating the Axial Theater in Pleasantville
- The New York Times Great Children's Read at Columbia
- Ardsley Day!
- The 21st Annual Eco-Fest in Central Park featuring Solar Punch
- Fall Poetry Readings in Tarrytown
- Fall Celebration “The Magic of Nature” @ GNC
Go to http://www.rivertownsguide.comfor more information on these and many more events this weekend.
LEO LIEBESKIND (5:00-5:25)
OUTSIDE OF COMMUNITY CENTER
SOLAR PUNCH (5-5:40)
RIK MERCALDI (5:50-6:20)
SCOTT URGOLA (6:25-7:05)
BOKU (7:10-7:45)ADAM HART/KEN TUCILLO (5:30-6:00)
HASTINGS BLUES MOTHERS (6:05-6:35)
GREETINGS FROM ANYWHERE (6:35-7:05)
The event will run from 5:00 to 9:00 pm and take place in a number of venues around the downtown. Shops will stay open late and are encouraged to hold special promotions or feature local artists. For the October 2nd event, musicians are being booked for several venues, both indoors and out. Local groups will be playing at VFW Park and in front of the Community Center, a noted singer-songwriter will be performing at the Community Center and a jazz group will be playing at Comfort. In addition, we are planning an open-mike night for teens next to the library and ball-room dancing lessons in front of Station Café.
Suggested Donation: $5.00 or Free Admission if you present your
receipt from any Hastings restaurant.
At the Community Center @ 8pm
KJ Denhert is a unique artist, singer, guitarist and songwriter who calls her music Urban Folk and Jazz. Her voice is powerful, her lyrics full of intelligent insight, and her musicianship is impeccable. Her eclectic yet unified performances reach out to many different types of audiences without compromising her music and beliefs. She is heard at her best on her most recent recording, Lucky 7 and is known to be especially good live. She performs the unusual feat of being both highly individual and quite accessible.
At Comfort Restaurant from 7pm - 9pm
Andy Polay and Rahn Burton play a tune list ranging from Monk, Miles, Coltrane, Freddie Hubbard, Wayne Shorter, and original material. Bandleader Drummer Andy Polay leads his own, multi-faceted jazz ensemble. Rahn Burton is a stellar pianist whose extensive credits include Stanley Turrentine, Rassan Roland Kirk, and countless others.
At VFW Stage from 7:10pm - 7:40pm
Avalanche is a four-person Westchester band that plays and sings original rock and pop--featuring hooks and tight harmonies--with a driving bass, keyboard and guitar.
At Community Center from 7:10pm - 7:45pm
Inspired by African, Latin and Middle Eastern percussion, Boku World Percussion Ensemble blends traditional rhythms and songs to create original pieces. With musical backgrounds ranging from folkloric to rock to classical, the members have individually performed with Ubaka Hill, Bill Laswell, John Zorn, and Philip Glass. Boku has performed at community events and benefits in the Westchester area and has upcoming engagements in Manhattan. Anna Maria Mejia Epstein, Ted Epstein, Iris Hiskey Arno and Karen Cumbus will be performing for Hastings Friday Night Live.
At VFW Park from 6:35pm - 7:05pm
Greetings From Anywhere is what happens when you blend the musical resonance of a classically trained string section with the gritty, impromptu riffing of a good-old-time garage band. Based along the shores of the Hudson River in Dobbs Ferry, New York, the band first got together as the Pumpkin Seeds in 2007 for a one-time Halloween gig. They loved the music, so they just kept on playing, and as time went on they began to cultivate a loyal following.
Adam and Ken are longtime bandmates in Riverrun and Acoustic Riverrun, and can also frequently be founding sharing their eclectic mix of blues, folk rock, rock 'n' roll, and original material. At VFW Park from 5:30pm - 6pm
The Hastings Bluesmothers were founded in the friendship of a few Hastings women who shared a love of music and performing. The group has been enjoying a run at festivals, clubs and coffeehouses, harmonizing on originals and covering artists from Jimi Hendrix to Yip Harburg with inspired arrangements At VFW Stage from 6:05pm - 6:35pm
At VFW Stage from 5pm - 5:25pm
Leo is a sixteen-year-old junior at Hunter College High School in NYC. He sings, plays the piano, guitar, and harmonica and writes his own music. Free.
At the Library Parking Lot from 7pm - 9pm
Young musicians take over Village Hall Plaza for a concert with Caleb Goldstick, Zach Hart, Tom Daugustino, Deanna Gondek, Gabe Gabler, Ryan Smith, Goods and Services, and Spencer Fox.
At Community Center from 5:50pm - 6:20pm
A guitarist for over 25 years, Rik Mercaldi’s influences range from rock, R&B, country, folk, progressive & world music. He was also the primary songwriter/singer in the NYC based band "The Subterraneans" for over 10 years.