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

Western Landscapes by Patrick Malin


May 01, 2018 - May 31, 2018
I work outdoors in oils on hand-made paper. This portable approach dates back to the beginnings of landscape painting in Europe and America. Artists like Corot went to Italy to capture it's light, and Hudson River School painters went west to record the shape of the continent using this method. [...]
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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

May 2018


 

Reception for Patrick Malin's Western Landscapes

May 27, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Admission: Free

I work outdoors in oils on hand-made paper. This portable approach dates back to the beginnings of landscape painting in Europe and America. Artists like Corot went to Italy to capture it's light, and Hudson River School painters went west to record the shape of the continent using this method. [...]  Read More.

 

Celtic Cafe

May 27, 2018 at 4:30 PM

Admission: $0

Sarah Underhill, vocals, & Ian Worpole, guitar, mandolin&vocals, bring their eclectic mix of all things Celtic & Americana. Now in their 12th year of almost monthly residence at the Cafe, Sarah and Ian invite you to come out, meet old friends and join in the choruses. Requests taken; No Cover!  Read More.

 

Salsa Thursday with Lessons and Latin Dancing

May 31, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $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. Instructors Maia Martinez and David Salvatierra lead dance forms that may include Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, and now the fun style [...]  Read More.

June 2018


 

Uncommon Ground

June 02, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $15

Meet Uncommon Ground, a band that makes its musical home in the space in, around and between the great American roots styles of bluegrass, blues, jazz, and old-time music. Regarded by peers, fans and critics alike as some of the Hudson Valley's finest acoustic musicians, Uncommon Ground has been performing [...]  Read More.

 

Artist Reception with Doug Motel

June 03, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Admission: $0

Join us for an opening reception of portraits by artist Doug Motel. The June show is entitled "People Person." Doug uses coffee, watercolor pencil, and pen & ink to depict inspiring people at the height of their influence.Subjects range from activist Emma Gonzalez to silent film great Gloria Swanson. Some [...]  Read More.

 

Salsa Thursday with Lessons and Latin Dancing

June 07, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $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. Instructors Maia Martinez and David Salvatierra lead dance forms that may include Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, and now the fun style [...]  Read More.

 

Sarah Underhill CD Release Event

June 09, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $10

Please join Sarah Underhill and friends to celebrate the release of her new CD "Bound Out For Canaan", featuring the older-than-Old-Timey sounds of Stockport Middle Ground, an Appalachian / Traditional tribute band. Band members include Sarah and Ben Bath on vocals, Creek Iversen on banjo, Aldo Lavaggi on fiddle, and [...]  Read More.

 

Singer-Songwriter Tuesdays

June 12, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: Free

Join high self esteem 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 Sergei Ivanov, Garry Novikoff, Mario Rincon, Gene Big G & Charm [...]  Read More.

 

Salsa Thursday with Lessons and Latin Dancing

June 14, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $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. Instructors Maia Martinez and David Salvatierra lead dance forms that may include Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, and now the fun style [...]  Read More.

 

Mary Gauthier

June 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $25

Every day.   Every single day, which means some days are better and some much worse.   Every day, on average, twenty-two veterans commit suicide.     Every day.   That number does not include drug overdoses or car wrecks or any of the more inventive ways somebody might less [...]  Read More.

 

The Return of "The Book": Roy Book Binder

June 16, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $15

50 Years on the Road The Singer-SongWriter, StoryTelling BluesMan returns to the Hudson Valley for a night of frightfully good music and humor. This stirring folk/blues guitarist and vocalist has been playing country blues since the mid-'60s, when he began recording for Blue Goose. Greatly influenced by Rev. Gary Davis [...]  Read More.

 

Salsa Thursday with Lessons and Latin Dancing

June 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $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. Instructors Maia Martinez and David Salvatierra lead dance forms that may include Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, and now the fun style [...]  Read More.

 

Singer-Songwriter Tuesdays

June 26, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: Free

Join environmentally-conscious 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, Jerry Mitnick, Rick Snyder, Bill Buttner, Leslie Graves, Kevin O'Connel .  Read More.

 

Salsa Thursday with Lessons and Latin Dancing

June 28, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $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. Instructors Maia Martinez and David Salvatierra lead dance forms that may include Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, and now the fun style [...]  Read More.

 

LORI WILNER and FRIENDS

June 30, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $15

Lori Wilner, Broadway veteran actress and chanteuse, will be joined by award-winning composers and lyricists Dianne Adams and Jim McDowell, Rosendale royalty – musicians Ken McGloin and Jim Curtin, for an evening of jazz, theater and folk music. Direct from their sold-out “Jazz at Noon” series, Lori and friends will [...]  Read More.

July 2018


 

Salsa Thursday with Lessons and Latin Dancing

July 05, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $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. Instructors Maia Martinez and David Salvatierra lead dance forms that may include Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, and now the fun style [...]  Read More.

 

Bovine Social Club

July 07, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $17

Bred on the northern banks of the Delaware River, Bovine Social Club is a grassy, twangy, swinging breed of Americana sounds sure to get your dancing cow on. One wicked lineup of seasoned jam musicians backs the thoughful lyrics of vocalist, philosopher, memoirist and former monk, Samuel Saint Thomas. The [...]  Read More.

 

Salsa Thursday with Lessons and Latin Dancing

July 12, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $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. Instructors Maia Martinez and David Salvatierra lead dance forms that may include Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, and now the fun style [...]  Read More.

 

Big Sister Together 30 Years, Returns Home To The Rosendale Cafe

July 14, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $10

Over the last 28 years, Big Sister has shared the stage with an impressive, diverse list of performers, Including ‪Joan Osborne‬, The Band, ‪Solomon Burke‬, ‪Bo Diddley‬, ‪The Ramones‬, ‪Spin Doctors‬, ‪Etta James‬, and ‪Lenny Kaye‬ to name a few. Their live show is as eclectic as the member's Influences, [...]  Read More.

 

Salsa Thursday with Lessons and Latin Dancing

July 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $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. Instructors Maia Martinez and David Salvatierra lead dance forms that may include Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, and now the fun style [...]  Read More.

 

Salsa Thursday with Lessons and Latin Dancing

July 26, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $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. Instructors Maia Martinez and David Salvatierra lead dance forms that may include Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, and now the fun style [...]  Read More.

 

Dan Brubeck Quartet - Celebrating the Music and Lyrics of Dave and Iola Brubeck

July 27, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $25

Dan Brubeck is a renowned jazz drummer, and a member of one of America's most notable musical families. He is the son of legendary American jazz icon Dave Brubeck and the rhythmic force behind the highly successful Brubeck Brothers Quartet, whose CDs have consistently been at the top of the [...]  Read More.

 

Swing Vipers

July 28, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $10

Swing Vipers infuses the timeless tunes of the early jazz era with a contemporary, hard-hitting style of swing. As aficionados of great melody, we always honor the inherent beauty, art and story of each song while at the same time contributing our own rhythmic energy and updated interpretation. “Having come [...]  Read More.

August 2018


 

Salsa Thursday with Lessons and Latin Dancing

August 02, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $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. Instructors Maia Martinez and David Salvatierra lead dance forms that may include Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, and now the fun style [...]  Read More.

 

Special Night with Beki Brindle & Friends - Blue For You Album Release!

August 04, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $10

This special night will help launch Beki's new album, "Blue For You," recorded entirely in The UK over the past year!  Her bandmates have worked with the likes of Van Morrison, Argent, The Royal Philharmonic, Roy Wood, Steve Marriott, Lonnie Donegan and many more. More about Beki Brindle  Guitars (lead [...]  Read More.

 

Salsa Thursday with Lessons and Latin Dancing

August 09, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $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. Instructors Maia Martinez and David Salvatierra lead dance forms that may include Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, and now the fun style [...]  Read More.

 

Salsa Thursday with Lessons and Latin Dancing

August 16, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $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. Instructors Maia Martinez and David Salvatierra lead dance forms that may include Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, and now the fun style [...]  Read More.

 

Salsa Thursday with Lessons and Latin Dancing

August 23, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $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. Instructors Maia Martinez and David Salvatierra lead dance forms that may include Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, and now the fun style [...]  Read More.

 

Salsa Thursday with Lessons and Latin Dancing

August 30, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Admission: $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. Instructors Maia Martinez and David Salvatierra lead dance forms that may include Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, and now the fun style [...]  Read More.

September 2018


 

Matt Flinner Trio

September 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $15

Sonically founded in bluegrass, jazz and American acoustic music, the virtuosic collaboration between esteemed mandolinist Matt Flinner, guitarist Ross Martin and bassist Eric Thorin is a finely tuned compositional machine.  Over the last eight years, the trio has been writing new music the day of any given show and performing [...]  Read More.

 

Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur

September 21, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $25.00

There are gates to the city of American roots music, entryways that lead in new generations every decade. One of these gates is the Grateful Dead, whose love of folk and roots music has led many younger fans back to the source. But what gates did the Dead themselves use [...]  Read More.

 

Jeff "Siege" Siegel Quartet CD Release Celebration of "London Live"

September 22, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Admission: $15

Please join the Jeff "Siege" Siegel Quartet in celebration of its 4th CD "London Live" on the ARC label.  The CD was recorded by the group while on tour at London's famed "Pizza Express" Jazz club.  The group features: Erica Lindsay - tenor saxophone Francesca Tanksley - piano Rich Syracuse [...]  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


 

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.

 

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.

 

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.