Madarka

Rail Trail Cafe Stone Mt. Farm, 310 River Road Ext., New Paltz

Madárka (“little bird” in Hungarian) plays the traditional music you would have heard in the villages of Eastern Europe many years ago, slightly updated. Drawing from the rich history of Klezmer, Roma, Balkan, Romanian and Russian folk music, we take listeners on a lively journey across borders and centuries. Our repertoire is flexible and diverse, […]

Spirit Brothers: Kirtan

Rail Trail Cafe Stone Mt. Farm, 310 River Road Ext., New Paltz

Devotional Music from around the world

Gisela Stromeyer: Just Like That

Rail Trail Cafe Stone Mt. Farm, 310 River Road Ext., New Paltz

Different performers are presenting their unique interpretation of a poem from my book just like that, poems paintings and practices. They pick a poem that is meaningful to them, that moved them, helped guided their life or they just happened to open to that page.  They pick it or it picks them and create a […]

Balkan Fest

Rail Trail Cafe Stone Mt. Farm, 310 River Road Ext., New Paltz

The 2021 edition of Balkan Music Afternoon at the Rail Trail Cafe will feature bands from around the Hudson Valley that play Eastern European dance and listening music. We will celebrate the changing of the seasons as some villagers might in the Balkans. 4 pm til dusk.

Levanta

Rail Trail Cafe Stone Mt. Farm, 310 River Road Ext., New Paltz

Levanta brings together a quartet of extraordinary musicians and unique instrumentation, featuring original compositions and improvisations with influences from Brazil to the Silk Road to the Australian outback. Thomas Workman, Ev Mann, Gabriel Dresdale, Timothy Hill.

Peter Wetzler

Rail Trail Cafe Stone Mt. Farm, 310 River Road Ext., New Paltz