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.

We also host monthly art exhibits, and a weekly chess night.



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In the Gallery this Month

September Art Show - Lilia Pérez


September 01, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Lilia Pérez is a photographer and multi-media artist whose work explores depictions of women from myth to present, and the weight of the past on modern day women. During the month of September 2018, she will exhibit a series of 35mm photographs from the series Reminders. Pérez graduated from the [...]
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Weekly Chess Night

Chess aficionados converge Wednesdays at 7:00pm. Players should bring their own boards & pieces.
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Upcoming Music Events

September 2018


 

Carolee Rodriguez will teach Salsa On1, Los Angeles style with Puerto Rican Flavor!

September 27, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $10 for Lessons, $5 for Just Social and Dancing

On1 Salsa, also known LA-Style salsa, is one the most common styles of salsa dancing in the Bay Area and around the world. On1 salsa dancing is so-called because dancers break forward on the first count of the measure (on 1). Come and Join Carolee for two sessions at the [...]  Read More.

 

Kyle Carey

September 29, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $15

Kyle Carey’s unique fusion of ‘Gaelic Americana’ music includes influences of the American Folk Anthology and the traditional music of Cape Breton, Ireland and Scotland. Kyle’s third and newest album, The Art of Forgetting, produced by Dirk Powell, recorded in Louisiana, and featuring luminaries such as Rhiannon Giddens, John McCusker [...]  Read More.

October 2018


 

Learn Cha Chacha with Carol and Steven Pressman

October 04, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $10 for Lessons, $5 for Just Social and Dancing

The cha-cha-chá, is a dance of Cuban origin. It is danced to the music of the same name introduced by Cuban composer and violinist Enrique Jorrin in the early 1950s. This rhythm was developed from the danzón-mambo and it is easy to learn this rhythm since the music has a [...]  Read More.

 

Stand Up for Jen! Fundraiser for Jen Metzger for NY State Senate

October 05, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $25

Christian Finnegan will headline this night of stand-up comedy to raise money for Jen Metzger's campagin for NY State Senate. Christian is perhaps best known as one of the original panelists on VH1’s “Best Week Ever” and as Chad, the only white roommate in “Chappelle’s Show’s” infamous “Mad Real World” [...]  Read More.

 

Bunkhouse Boys Children's Center Fundraising Cajun Dance

October 06, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $10

Bunkhouse Boys are excited to return to the Cafe! Their playful polyrhythms move dancers deeply, playing in a Creole style that can at times verge on zydeco. The more they play the more you dance! This dance will benefit The Children’s Center of New Paltz, Inc., a not-for-profit childcare center [...]  Read More.

 

Reception for Paintings and Photos by Bardet Warddell

October 07, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Admission: $0

Bardet Wardell’s Cosmic Pineapples and Peppers oil paintings, and Williams Lake Polar Bear Nostalgia Photos. Bonus: Fallen Leaf Studies. All with a sense of Aquarian humor and a long life of artistic eclecticism. Bardet’s career in the arts includes a one person show at NCAR, Boulder, many shows at Rhode [...]  Read More.

 

Learn Cha Chacha with Carol and Steven Pressman

October 11, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $10 for Lessons, $5 for Just Social and Dancing

The cha-cha-chá, is a dance of Cuban origin. It is danced to the music of the same name introduced by Cuban composer and violinist Enrique Jorrin in the early 1950s. This rhythm was developed from the danzón-mambo and it is easy to learn this rhythm since the music has a [...]  Read More.

 

Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones

October 13, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $10

Winner of the 2017 Ameripolitan Music Award for Best Female Rockabilly Artist, and named the “Best Up-And-Coming Band” by Hudson Valley Magazine, Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones are New York’s premier Roots rock n’ roll & Rockabilly Twang outfit. The Ark-Tones recently released their 2nd full length album, Love You to [...]  Read More.

 

The Rob Scheps / Francesca Tanskley Quartet

October 20, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $15.00

The Rob Scheps / Francesca Tanskley Quartet is a collaborative band, with four of the NY area's finest jazz musicians and good friends. Tenor/ soprano saxophonist Rob Scheps has performed with Gil Evans Band, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, John Scofield, George Russell, Bob Moses, Terumasa Hino, Al Grey, Clark Terry, Sam [...]  Read More.

 

Monica Rizzio

October 27, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $15

No stranger to the east coast music scene, Texas-bred and Cape Cod washashore, Monica Rizzio is emerging as one of the finest singer songwriters that call New England home. For over 10 years she played fiddle and sang with Tripping Lily, a folk acoustic pop band, who toured up and down the [...]  Read More.

November 2018


 

Shtreiml - Jewish Roots & Turkish Blues

November 03, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $15

Named for the furry hat the chassidim wear, Montreal’s Shtreiml has been delivering high-octane, not-so-traditional Eastern European Jewish music to the masses since 2002. Shtreiml's latest program, Eastern Hora, is an enchanting and ornate collection of original music rooted in both the Eastern European Jewish and Ottoman traditions. Brimming with roots-rock sensibilities this is [...]  Read More.

 

LORI WILNER and FRIENDS

November 16, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $15

Lori Wilner, Broadway veteran actress and chanteuse, will be joined by Rosendale royalty Ken McGloin, Jim Curtin and Peter Tomlinson, for an evening of jazz, theater and folk music. Back from their sold-out evening in June, Lori and friends will take you on a diverse and fabulous musical journey, culling from rich roots in Broadway, [...]  Read More.

 

The Lucky 5

November 17, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $10.00

"An infectiously rambunctious hot jazz ruckus..."  - Dwayne Brooke, The Woodshedders  This quote sums up the Lucky 5 perfectly. The boys bring a hard-swinging blend of what they call 'Hot Swing' — a mix of swing and gypsy jazz — creating a unique, foot-stomping blend of music that appeals to a [...]  Read More.

 

Greg Farley

November 24, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $10.00

Greg Farley was born in Highland, NY, a small town on the Hudson River. His dad was a teamster who drove tractor trailers and his mom worked at the A&P. In 2006 he began touring out of his car playing house shows, small bars, and on the street, burning CDs, [...]  Read More.

December 2018


 

Tidings of Discomfort and Oy

December 08, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $15

Newly returned from their tour of the U.K., where they performed at such venerable pubs as The Crown and Spatula, The Harp and Sousaphone, and The Drunken Solicitor, the discalceate duo of Mikhail Horowitz and Gilles Malkine will deflate the mandatory mirth of the holiday season at Rosendale Cafe on [...]  Read More.

 

Rose & the Bros - Zydeco dance party at Rosendale Cafe!

December 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $15

Rose & The Bros out of Ithaca, NY began as a collective dream. Rosie Newton is an internationally touring fiddle player and singer with her Old-Time duo w/ banjo player Richie Stearns, Richie and Rosie, but plays a mean accordion in her spare time. Rosie, fiddler Steve Selin and guitar player [...]  Read More.

 

Tom Pacheco with guest Brian Hollander

December 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $15

A Peace Concert No one can advance the cause of peace and justice through songwriting like Tom, who once again returns to the Cafe for a night of masterful folk artistry. This is the voice you need to hear in this season of thanks. Brian Hollander will be accompanying Tom, [...]  Read More.

 

Slam Allen Live at the Rosendale Cafe

December 22, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $15

Part Otis Redding, part Freddie and BB King, Slam Allen is an entertainer's entertainer. If you love James Brown, Wilson Picket, Sam Cooke, Sly Stone, Prince and Jimi Hendrix, you will love Slam Allen and The Slam Allen Band. Playing original songs and original interpretations of music from the golden [...]  Read More.