She’ll perform a set of her own music on Friday, September 20, join Kronos Quartet’s Music for Change: Pete Seeger @ 100 set on Saturday, September 21, and re-visit her Fresh Score on Sunday, September 22.
O’Donovan is an acclaimed songwriter and vocalist known for her solo work, touring and recording with her band Crooked Still, frequent appearances on American Public Media’s “Live from Here” with Chris Thile, and her work with Sara Watkins and Sarah Jarosz, I’m With Her - the trio, just this week, was recognized as the Group of the Year at the Americana Honors & Awards.
Crooked Still will play The Egg in Albany, New York on December 11.
In addition to being a famous soloist and outstanding chamber musician, Eugenia Zukerman was for thirteen years the Artistic Director of the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival. Prior that, Ms. Zukerman interviewed and created more than three hundred portraits as the Arts Correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning, for which she received an Emmy nomination for broadcast journalism. Eugenia has performed as soloist with many of the world's finest orchestras. She is currently the artistic director of Clarion concerts in Hudson, New York and Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
Shawn Stone joins us to talk about what he's seen lately and what cultural events are coming up this week in our region.
Seen: "After the Wedding"
Boyfriend - Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, Mass., Thursday 9/12, 10 PM
Disney’s "Mary Poppins" (Staging Youths’ Futures production) - Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes, Friday 9/13 at 7 PM; Sat 9/14 at 2 & 7 PM; Sun 9/15 at 2 PM
Steve Martin & Martin Short - SPAC, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, Friday 9/13, 7:30 PM
"Friday the 13th Part 2" - Cinema Capitol, Rome, Friday 9/13, 10 PM
Frank Gambale - Van Dyck Lounge, Schenectady, Friday 9/13, 9 PM
Todd Palmer Among Friends (Tara Helen O’Connor, June Han, James Austin Smith, Omer Quartet, Doug Balliett), music of Carl Maria von Weber, Claude Debussy, Camille Saint-Saens, more Tannery Pond Concerts, New Lebanon, Saturday 9/14, 6 PM
Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show featuring Doug Smith - Proctors, Schenectady, Saturday 9/14, 8 PM
Imagination Movers - The Egg, Albany, Sunday 9/15, 1 PM