Michael Hurley, Tara Jane O’Neil, and Samara Lubelski

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Michael Hurley is an American folk singer-songwriter who was essential to the Greenwich Village folk music scene of the 1960s and 1970s. In addition to playing a wide variety of instruments, Hurley is also a cartoonist and a painter. Hurley's music has been described as "outsider folk". Tara Jane O'Neil is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, audio engineer and visual artist. She creates melodic and […]

Eliza Gilkyson and Robert Jensen

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Eliza Gilkyson has built a reputation as one of the most original and influential folk artists of our time over the course of 13 albums (most recently, Beautiful World on Red House Records). Robert Jensen, whose book All My Bones Shake: Radical Politics in the Prophetic Voice is forthcoming on Soft Skull Press, is a […]

Earth First! Journal Roadshow

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Some long time members of Earth First! who work on the EF! Journal are coming through town on tour with the Earth First! Journal Roadshow. in their veggie oil powered bus on the way to the annual rendezvous in Maine. The evening features a program about the international ecodefense movement called “Earth Nightly News” followed […]

“Girls to the Front!” with Sara Marcus plus Mountain Man

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

In an evening celebrating female creativity past and present, author Sara Marcus discusses her new book Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution (2010) with rock journalist Will Hermes (NPR, Rolling Stone, Spin), and highly acclaimed indie folk trio Mountain Man, fresh off a national tour and slot at Wilco's […]

Daniel Kelly Trio and the Seeing with Photography Collective Underground Gallery Opening

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Award-winning composer and pianist Daniel Kelly transforms the stories of everyday people into dramatic and compelling music that blends jazz, classical and folk music into a signature sound. His music has been declared “powerfully moving” by Time Out New York, and he has brought his unique talent to performances with Grammy award-winning jazz legends Michael […]

The Life and Songs of Folk Music Icon Pete Seeger

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Musicians Richie Stearns and Rosie Newton join Jesse Jarnow, author of Wasn’t That a Time: The Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the American Soul, in a celebration of Pete Seeger’s 100th birthday. Jesse Jarnow is the author of Heads: A Biography of Psychedelic America and Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo and the […]

Jana Herzen’s Nothing But Love, Featuring Charnett Moffett [CANCELED/COVID]

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

On Nothing But Love, her soulful and timeless song-cycle of folk, pop, world, blues, reggae, and jazz-tinged originals, singer-songwriter Jana Herzen (who happens also to head up the Multi-GRAMMY®- winning Motéma label,) reaches new heights as a musical storyteller, composer, and guitarist.  Supported by an ace band led by world-renowned jazz bassist Charnett Moffett,  Herzen’s […]

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