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AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH CLAIRE LYNCH & JIM HURST

August 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

https://youtu.be/P0_GzP_rbaU   Long recognized and praised as a creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch is a pioneer who continually pushes the boundaries of the bluegrass genre. Her career has been decorated with many accolades including three GRAMMY nominations, seven International Bluegrass Music Association awards and the prestigious United States Artists Walker Fellowship. Dolly Parton credits Claire with "one of the sweetest, purest and best lead voices in the music business today." Her harmonies have graced the recordings of many stellar…

THE CANAL STREET STRING BAND: Folk and Blues Roots of the Grateful Dead

August 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gAS3Ox4O5U THE CANAL STREET STRING BAND: Banjo * FIDDLE * twin mandolins * String Bass * DOBRO * guitar * Singin’ “Folk and Blues Roots of the Grateful Dead” A SPECIAL CONCERT PRESENTATION The Grateful Dead exposed generations of music fans to the nooks, crannies, branches and offshoots of American roots music like perhaps no other act of their size and influence. Jerry Garcia grew up listening to field recordings, jazz, traditional folk songs, bluegrass, and ancient Child ballads, first getting together…

SPIRIT BROTHERS – Sunday Enchantment

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until January 12, 2020

The Spirit Brothers have returned to Unison to share their spirited singing, poetry, and music from many of the world’s sacred traditions … every second Sunday of the month! Please join Joseph Jastrab (guitar), Ned Leavitt (harmonium), Robert Bard (bass), and Ev Mann (percussion) for an uplifting morning of community chanting as they offer devotional grooves that are at times ecstatic, and at times entrancing and meditative. Chants are sourced from many traditions including Hindu Kirtan, Sufi, African, Native American, Hebraic, and…

3RD FRIDAYS SWING DANCE with Crazy Feet

August 16 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for a night of swing dance lessons led by Tank & a swing dance party with live music by Crazy Feet. Intermediate/Advanced swing lessons from 6:30PM – 7:30PM (Fee $10) *Must be comfortable with the 8-count swing out Free Intro/beginner lesson for new dancers from 7:30PM – 8PM Swing Dance Party 8PM-10PM $15 Non-Member $12 Students & Members Pay at the door

SPIRIT BROTHERS – Sunday Enchantment

September 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until January 12, 2020

The Spirit Brothers have returned to Unison to share their spirited singing, poetry, and music from many of the world’s sacred traditions … every second Sunday of the month! Please join Joseph Jastrab (guitar), Ned Leavitt (harmonium), Robert Bard (bass), and Ev Mann (percussion) for an uplifting morning of community chanting as they offer devotional grooves that are at times ecstatic, and at times entrancing and meditative. Chants are sourced from many traditions including Hindu Kirtan, Sufi, African, Native American, Hebraic, and…

JOHN GORKA: Leading New Folk Singer-Songwriter

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

https://youtu.be/WVgysmtC1cc?t=36 “John Gorka is perhaps the quintessential iconic singer-songwriter of the 80’s folk scene. Hailing from New Jersey, but forged in the Greenwich Village Fast Folk scene, he honed his craft and persona into an unmistakable image. The shy, wry, insightful, and yes, sensitive singer-songwriter has been copied and parodied. But the old coat he wove still fits, and still suits him well. The old songs ring as true as they ever did, and the new ones are just as…

SPIRIT BROTHERS – Sunday Enchantment

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until January 12, 2020

The Spirit Brothers have returned to Unison to share their spirited singing, poetry, and music from many of the world’s sacred traditions … every second Sunday of the month! Please join Joseph Jastrab (guitar), Ned Leavitt (harmonium), Robert Bard (bass), and Ev Mann (percussion) for an uplifting morning of community chanting as they offer devotional grooves that are at times ecstatic, and at times entrancing and meditative. Chants are sourced from many traditions including Hindu Kirtan, Sufi, African, Native American, Hebraic, and…

HUDSON VALLEY FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2019

October 13 @ 1:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Flamenco Workshops and Fiesta Flamenca at Unison Arts Oct. 13th at Unison Arts Center *learn the basics of the Flamenco rhythms and dance from artists of the Hudson Valley Flamenco Festival and participate a flamenco  jam session to hone your new skills! Percussion & Guitar  Level I 11:30-1:30 Level II 3:30-5:30 Bulerias for Everyone; Dance Level I 11:30-1:30 Level II 3:30-5:30 Flamenco Fiesta 5:30–Till you drop... Pricing: $35: One Level 1 Workshop $65: Two Workshops: Level 1 & 2 $20:…

SPIRIT BROTHERS – Sunday Enchantment

November 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until January 12, 2020

The Spirit Brothers have returned to Unison to share their spirited singing, poetry, and music from many of the world’s sacred traditions … every second Sunday of the month! Please join Joseph Jastrab (guitar), Ned Leavitt (harmonium), Robert Bard (bass), and Ev Mann (percussion) for an uplifting morning of community chanting as they offer devotional grooves that are at times ecstatic, and at times entrancing and meditative. Chants are sourced from many traditions including Hindu Kirtan, Sufi, African, Native American, Hebraic, and…

SPARKY & RHONDA–Toe-Tapping American Folk, History & Tall Tales

November 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POevXhTwdzk Sparky and Rhonda Rucker deliver an uplifting presentation of toe-tapping songs spiced with humor, history, and tall tales. Their music includes a variety of old-time blues, Appalachian music, slave songs, and spirituals as well as originals, and they accompany themselves with finger-style picking and bottleneck blues guitar, old-time banjo, blues harmonica, piano, spoons, and bones. Rhonda is also a children’s author, and her picture book, Make a Change, tells the story of a boy’s surprise at his first civil rights demonstration. Over forty years of…

SPIRIT BROTHERS – Sunday Enchantment

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until January 12, 2020

The Spirit Brothers have returned to Unison to share their spirited singing, poetry, and music from many of the world’s sacred traditions … every second Sunday of the month! Please join Joseph Jastrab (guitar), Ned Leavitt (harmonium), Robert Bard (bass), and Ev Mann (percussion) for an uplifting morning of community chanting as they offer devotional grooves that are at times ecstatic, and at times entrancing and meditative. Chants are sourced from many traditions including Hindu Kirtan, Sufi, African, Native American, Hebraic, and…

SPIRIT BROTHERS – Sunday Enchantment

January 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until January 12, 2020

The Spirit Brothers have returned to Unison to share their spirited singing, poetry, and music from many of the world’s sacred traditions … every second Sunday of the month! Please join Joseph Jastrab (guitar), Ned Leavitt (harmonium), Robert Bard (bass), and Ev Mann (percussion) for an uplifting morning of community chanting as they offer devotional grooves that are at times ecstatic, and at times entrancing and meditative. Chants are sourced from many traditions including Hindu Kirtan, Sufi, African, Native American, Hebraic, and…

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