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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.
Tomorrow's Event at the Cafe:|
Martin Pizzarelli Trio
Saturday, January 20 at 8:00pm Cost: $15.00
Jazz bassist Martin Pizzarelli brings guitarist Mark Sganga and drummer Jonathon Peretz for an evening of music from Bucky, Bossa Nova, and Beyond!
Martin Pizzarelli is a jazz bassist who has worked with brother John Pizzarelli for 25 years, and from there worked with 7-string guitarist Ed Laub, and 7-string guitar master (and father) Bucky Pizzarelli. For the past two years, Martin has been working and recording with Brazilian drummer Duduka da Fonseca (of Jobim fame) as well as with international Fingerstyle Guitar Champion Mark Sganga.
Mark Sganga has enthralled audiences from Stockholm to Kuala Lumpur to the Thredbo Jazz Festival in Australia. He's been featured on tours and recordings with Indian violin virtuoso Dr. L. Subramaniam, alongside Larry Coryell and Herbie Hancock, and has played opposite the legendary Taj Mahal. He's performed numerous times at Iridium in NYC, often as the guest of the legendary Les Paul. He is a repeat featured performer and judge at The Indiana State Fingerstyle Guitar Competition, as well as a main stage performer for several years at the reputable Walnut Valley Guitar Festival in Wichita, KS, where he won first place in 2009.
Jonathon Peretz is known in the music industry as being a drummer of a wide range of musical styles from jazz, to pop and rock, from Caribbean to Brazilian rhythms, from standards to classical. He's worked closely with an impressive array of musical masters, including the late trumpet giant Maynard Ferguson, and Ben E. King. From 1993 to 1995 he was a member of the legendary Blood, Sweat & Tears with David Clayton-Thomas, and then moved on to tour the world for 2 years with international pop sensation Ricky Martin.
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Sunday, January 21 at 4:30pm Cost: Free
Sarah Underhill and Ian Worpole bring their monthly Celtic songs, tunes, and stories to the Cafe. Sarah's powerhouse vocals are heard throughout the Hudson Valley; and Ian's guitar, mandolin, and vocals round out the mix of traditional & contemporary folk music, from Irish to Appalachian; Bob Dylan to Dylan Thomas. All things considered!
Also enjoy veggie food, and a large selection of draft beers and wines.
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Tuesday, January 23 at 8:00pm Cost: Free
Join passionate host John P. Hughes as he presents another in the Cafe's ongoing series of music showcases. Enjoy both veteran and up-and-coming performers playing 15 minute sets from 8:00pm-10:00pm.
The scheduled musicians for this evening are Ned Leavitt, Pam Gerson, Lauren Tully, Jamie Thomas, Normanuniform, and Will Adams.
View our complete music and art schedule
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