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"Matilda the Musical" will have its official Broadway premiere tonight, and Westchester’s Sophia Gennusa, one of the four young actresses who shares the title role, will take the stage for the opening night performance. (She is pictured above, second from left.)
A random drawing overseen by "Matilda" director Matthew Warchus was held April 3 at Sardi’s restaurant in Manhattan...Read more »
Carly Rose Sonenclar will be headlining a concert at the 2,100-seat Best Buy Theater in the heart of New York City on Saturday, Aug. 10.
The season two "X Factor" runner-up seems to shine in the bright lights of Times Square, as news of the concert was announced Monday, less than a month after the Mamaroneck singing sensation performed as the guest of honor at the Starlight Children's...Read more »
Whether you are itchin' to sing the nonsensical chorus of "Bawitdaba" or are seeking a symposium on "Legs" and how to use them, Kid Rock and ZZ Top will bring the rock to the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts on Sept. 6, with a little help from special guest Uncle Kracker.
The rockers are the latest act confirmed to play Bethel Woods (200 Hurd Rd., Bethel; 866-781-2922;...Read more »
Hayden Panettiere and her “Nashville” co-stars put on a surprise concert Tuesday night as part of the Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival in Nashville, Tenn.
According to Rolling Stone, the show’s cast, including Panettiere, Connie Britton, Charles Estes, Sam Palladio, Clare Bowen and Jonathan Jackson, were all on hand for the gig at 3rd & Lindsley, a local music club. During the show,...Read more »
“Ain’t in It For My Health,” a new documentary about Levon Helm, who drummed and sang as a member of the seminal group The Band, will be screened at Upstate Films in Woodstock on Saturday, April 13 (132 Tinker St., 845-679-6608; upstatefilms.org).
Director Jacob Hatley filmed the Woodstock-based musician, who died of throat cancer at age 71 in April 2012, as Helm wrote and recorded his...Read more »
For his first major tour in three years, John Mayer will headline an Aug. 20 concert at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts (200 Hurd Road, Bethel; 866-781-2922; www.bethelwoodscenter.org).
After recovering from vocal chord surgery, the singer-songwriter will finally tour in support of his studio album "Born and Raised," which topped the charts in six countries — including the United...Read more »
It's another photo-friendly edition of the Tweets of the Week, featuring the week's top Twitter posts from celebrities with strong Hudson Valley connections.
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In third place...Read more »
Carly Rose Sonenclar fans, rejoice! The Mamaroneck teen released a video today of her cover of Bruno Mars' "Runaway Baby."
The runner-up on the second season of "The X Factor" teamed up with J-14 magazine for the video. Although it's not really a "music video" as that phrase has come to be known, it does showcase Sonenclar wailing away on the old-school, new-school...Read more »
Beyonce and Jay-Z are arguably music’s top power couple, and the two, who received their marriage license in Scarsdale, are both making headlines this week with new releases.
On Sunday, Beyonce dropped the new single “Bow Down/I Been On,” a track that could foreshadow what we can expect from her next album, due out this year. In the song, she refers to her high-profile marriage with the following...Read more »
Prog-rockers Coheed and Cambria, who play Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan Saturday, have deep roots in Rockland County.
It was in the '90s that Suffern songwriter Claudio Sanchez teamed up in Nyack with guitarist Travis Stever to form the band. There's been some turnover since then, but the founders remain, and the group has become a giant of the underground alt-rock scene, collecting a...Read more »