She’s the daughter of the King of Rock & Roll and the ex-wife of the King of Pop. And she also got T Bone Burnett to produce her latest album, Storm & Grace, so you know that Lisa Marie Presley has definitely got something going for her. Find out for yourself when she makes a tour stop at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock on Saturday, June 21. Baskery opens the show, and tickets are priced at $25, $35 & $45. Other newly announced concerts slated for the Bearsville Theater include the triple-bill of the Big Takeover, Defunct Radio Circus and Filet Of Soul at 8:45pm on Friday, May 16 ($10); the Howlin’ Brothers at 8pm on Monday, May 26 ($10); and a solo acoustic concert by Richard Thompson at 9pm on Saturday, June 28 ($25, $35, $55 & $75).
Also, The Bearsville Theater will host the musical tribute, Soundout: The Music Of Pete Seeger, at 7pm on Saturday, May 3, on what would have been Seeger’s 94th birthday. A benefit performance for the Woodstock Day School and the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater hosted by Happy Traum, featured performers include David Amram, Larry Campbell, A.C. Newman, Josh Ritter, Tracy Bonham, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Eric Weissberg, Adrien Reju, Peter Dugan, the Woodstock Day School Advanced Ensemble & Student Chorus. Tickets are $25, $40 & $50.
Another big benefit birthday bash at Bearsville Theater will celebrate the music of Woodstock’s most famous ex-resident, Bob Dylan. Held at 8pm on Saturday, May 24, the concert is a benefit for the Family of Woodstock’s Crisis Hotline and the John Herald Fund, and will feature performances by Jay Collins, Donald Fagen, Sarah Fimm, Aaron Freeman, the Paul Green Rock Academy, Brian Hollander & Friends, Connor Kennedy, Charles Lyonhart, Jerry Marotta, the Duke McVinnie Band, Scott Petito, Jules Shear, Sin City, Happy Traum and more TBA. Tickets are $25, $45, $65 & $100.
As we announced previously, the Belleayre Music Festival is slated to wrap up its summer season with “Brooklyn @ Belleayre,” an evening of music from the hippest borough. While the entire line-up of bands has yet to be announced, fest organizers have revealed that the Hold Steady will headline the bash. So if you missed ‘em at their sold-out show at the Hollow earlier this month, it looks like you’ll get another chance…