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The Rosendale Cafe offers some of the best vegetarian food and performing artists in the Hudson Valley,
serving weekly entrees, assorted salads, exciting homemade desserts, organic coffees,
three tap micro brews, and wine.
Weekend concerts feature both local and international musicians: singer-songwriters,
jazz, blues, world, and experimental; and every other Tuesday we host Singer-Songwriter Tuesdays, a showcase of local musicians. Enjoy delicious, whole vegetarian cooking and hear great music in an intimate, smoke free restaurant environment.
Recognized by Chronogram Magazine as Best Vegetarian Restaurant and Best Performance Space,
we also received a four star rating for food and value in the Poughkeepsie Journal.
After a concert by The Hunger Mountain Boys, enthusiastic audience member Ammuse wrote "... The Rosendale Cafe holds a special place in my heart, being among one of my favorite intimate music venues in not only my surrounding area, but in NY State itself." Click here to see the full review, including some great photos.
Today's Event at the Cafe:|
Sunday, December 17 at 4:30pm Cost: Free
Sarah Underhill and Ian Worpole will be celebrating the holiday season with Celtic songs and tunes, from A Bleak Midwinter to a reading from A Child's Christmas in Wales. Come and join in the choruses, request your seasonal favorites, and celebrate the Holiday... with Sarah on vocals; Ian on guitar, mandolin, and vocals; now in their 11th year of Cafe revels.
Also enjoy veggie food, and a large selection of draft beers and wines.
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Salsa Thursday with Bachata lessons and Latin dancing
Thursday, December 21 at 7:30pm Cost: $10.00 with lesson, $5.00 for just dancing
The Rosendale Cafe continues their series of Latin dance events on Thursday nights, each starting with an all-levels lesson from 7:30pm to 8:30pm, and dancing until 10:30pm. The instructor for most of December 2017 and January 2018 will be Jeff Luoma. Maia and David return in February.
Jeff Luoma discovered Latin dance while in the Peace Corps in Central America, and has loved dancing to this music since. He has taught Latin Dance 101 at SUNY Potsdam and in Ithaca, and has been a part of dance troupes in Ithaca and in Ohio. He'll be teaching beginning Bachata and then spinning tunes for the evening's dance tunes.
... and then...|
Saturday, December 23 at 8:00pm Cost: $10.00
The Bunkhouse Boys play Cajun/Creole roots music. Louisiana rice fields, wind over the prairies, gumbo cooking, and back porch music are close to their hearts. They discovered each other in a bunkhouse in Ashokan, New York, while studying the music they all love.
The Bunkhouse Boys are Mark Sagar on rhythm guitar... who brings his life-long love of Country Blues to the band; Roger Weiss playing soulful Cajun fiddle; and Laren Droll... who brings his many years of playing Creole Zydeco accordion. Their beautiful vocals and locked-in rhythm produce the authentic sound of the bayou. Their music makes you want to dance and tugs at your heart.
"Kick-ass accordion and fiddle, soulful vocals and rock-steady rhythm make this authentic, high-energy Cajun group high on my list of favorite dance bands." --N. Berlind
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