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ALMANAC WEEKLY

February 16, 2017

followers, Max Creek brings its Deadand Feat-flavored groove circus to the Bearsville Theater on Saturday, February 18 at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 on the day of the show. For tickets and additional information, visit www. bearsvilletheater.com. The Bearsville Theater is located at 291 Tinker Street in Woodstock.

pitted, artificially, as the staid conservative against the orchestral and programmatic innovations of Wagner), Brahms’ visionary late work was recognized as a primary inspiration and model by the revolutionary composers of the second Viennese School, among them Anton Webern and Alban Berg, whose Piano Sonata No. 1 rounds out Chi’s program. The concert takes place at the United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Washington Avenue (#67) and Post Street in Saugerties. Tickets cost $12 and $10, with all students admitted free. For more information, visit www. saugertiespromusica.org or call (845) 679-5733. – John Burdick

Les Amies to perform in Kingston on Sunday The 49 th annual Ulster Chamber Music Series presents the trio Les Amies performing a program of chamber works by Ravel, Fauré, Debussy, Ibert, Bax and others on Sunday, February 19 at 3 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Cross at 30 Pine Grove Avenue in Kingston. Les Amies features three decorated, top-tier New York orchestral and chamber performers: Nancy Allen on harp, Cynthia Phelps on viola and Carol Wincenc on flute. Tickets cost $25 for adults, $20 for seniors; youth aged 18 and under get in free. For tickets and additional information, visit www.ulsterchambermusicseries.org or call (845) 340-9434.

Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys at the Falcon this Monday

Yalin Chi performs this Sunday in Saugerties

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JONATHAN TOUBIN’S SOUL CLAP DANCE PARTY AT BSP IN KINGSTON ON SATURDAY

Saugerties Pro Musica welcomes the return of the esteemed pianist Yalin Chi, principal pianist of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, on Sunday, February 19 at 3 p.m. Chi’s program includes two staples of the Romantic piano literature: Shubert’s Sonata in G Major, D894, and the extraordinary Klavierstuke Op. 119, four lateperiod compositions by Johannes Brahms. Although he was considered a traditionalist in his own time (often

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ne of the most celebrated deejays of this generation, Jonathan Toubin brings his legendary Soul Clap back to BSP in Kingston on Saturday, February 18 at 10 p.m. A peerless curator of rock ’n’ roll and soul, Toubin has been the subject of features in Rolling Stone, the Village Voice, The New York Times, the New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Pitchfork, Interview and many more. Also on the bill are Norton Records primal blues artists Daddy Long Legs. Admission costs $10. Advance tickets are available at Jack’s Rhythms in New Paltz, Outdated and Rocket Number Nine in Kingston, Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie and the Woodstock Music Shop in both its Woodstock and Hudson Valley Mall locations. BSP is located at 323 Wall Street in Kingston. For more information, visit www.bspkingston.com.

Falcon regulars Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys are musical ambassadors of New Orleans and an especially busy unit come Mardi Gras season. Their blend of Cajun styles and instruments has never failed to incite a celebratory riot at Marlboro’s

MARTIN SEXTON with opener BROTHERS McCANN Friday, February 17th Doors: 7PM Showtime: 8PM

MAX CREEK Saturday, February 18th Doors: 8PM Showtime: 9PM

biographer Tony Fletcher in Woodstock Mount Tremper’s (and Great Britain’s) Tony Fletcher tells rock stories. He has penned definitive or competing biographies of the Smiths, REM, Keith Moon, Echo and the Bunnymen, the Clash and more. He also tells rock stories with his occasional Catskills allstar cover band, the Catskill 45s. His storytelling habit began with the founding of a teen fanzine that went viral before we called it that. That ’zine (before we called them that), Jamming, was originally inspired by and devoted to the music of the Jam and the punk and New Wave revolution in the London of the ’70s. Fletcher tells his own story, synched to the musical and political upheaval of the ’70s, in his delightful 2013 memoir Boy about Town. Now Fletcher trains his lens back on

his adopted continent, returning with In the Midnight Hour: The Life & Soul of Wilson Pickett (Oxford University Press, January 2017). A compelling and essential figure in American music, Pickett’s music as well as his turbulent life give this veteran and deceptively breezy writer plenty to work with. Fletcher will read from In the Midnight Hour on Saturday, February 18 at 5 p.m. at the Golden Notebook, located at 29 Tinker Street in Woodstock. For more information, visit www.goldennotebook.com. – John Burdick

BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE Friday, February 24th Doors: 7PM Showtime: 8PM 291 TINKER ST, WOODSTOCK, NY 845.679.4406

Bear Café CLOSED MONDAY NIGHTS WEDNESDAY NIGHT PASTA SPECIAL $25 APPETIZER CHOICE OF SOUP OR SALAD ENTRÉE CHOICE OF ONE OF THREE HOUSEMADE PASTAS OR RISOTTOS CHOICE OF DESSERT OR GLASS OF HOUSE WINE

Max Creek plays Bearsville this Saturday Jam and roots/rock institution Max Creek has been rolling for over 40 years now. Though the “front line” of guitarist Scott Murawski, keyboardist Mark Mercier and bassist John Rider has remained intact since the mid-’70s, the current drums-andpercussion team of Bill Carbone and Jamemurrell Stanley weren’t even born when Max Creek was founded. The epitome of a self-sustaining, doit-yourself band with rabidly faithful

THURSDAY NIGHT BURGER NIGHT $12

WITH CHOICE OF FRIES OR SALAD • BEAR BURGER • VEGGIE BURGER • CHICKEN SANDWICH STEAK SANDWICH $16

FRIDAY NIGHT SPECIAL

DOWN HOME WINTER FOOD AT THE BEAR CAFE THREE COURSE MEAL $29 – THIS WEEK THE ENTREES ARE • CAPPING (SAN FRANCISCO FISH STEW) • BEAR CAFE MEAT LOAF W/ MASHED POTATOES • GOOD SHEPHERD’S PIE (VEGETARIAN)

295 Tinker St., Woodstock, NY 845-679-5555

HAPPY HOUR! HALF PRICE DRINKS 47PM SUN, MON, WED & THURS AT THE BAR AND IN THE LOUNGE. *EXCLUDING HOLIDAYS*

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