Hudson Valley Women’s Drum Song Orchestra

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

Twenty-four women of the DRUMSONG ORCHESTRA, under the direction of Ubaka Hill, will perform multi-cultural drum and percussion songs rooted in Women’s Music and Drumming Traditions.

3rd Annual Rail Trail Kirtan Festival: A Full Day of Ecstatic Chanting!

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

ALL DAY CHANTING UNDER THE TREES! 11AM to 7PM Saturday August 26 – (Rain Date Sunday August 27) Once again we gather for a full day of blissful chanting – time to enter sacred space – time to chant, dance, sing and pray together. Time to renew our connection with our spiritual selves and our […]

Live Music w/ Levanta

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

Levanta brings together a quartet of extraordinary musicians and unique instrumentation, featuring original and classic tunes performed with ancient instruments… Ev Mann, Thomas Workman, Gabriel Dresdale, Timothy Hill

Live Music w/ Madeleine Grace

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

Sonic Elixirs is a heart beat. A pulsation dedicated to expressing the unexpressed and hidden parts of our inner nature. A frequency, permeating and inspiring authenticity. Our intention is to imbue love into one another, the land, our earthen bodies and the wispy tendrils of our spirit as we bridge the worlds of material and […]

Luke Sarrontonio: Mushroom Love: Talk and Walk

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

Landscape microclimates can be infinitely unique, especially in this part of the northeast. Join us at the Rail Trail Cafe for a walk through the forest, and learn about the interwoven lives of organisms that make up the diverse Ecology of our region. “Everything is connected”, and in many cases this connection is facilitated by […]

Live Music w/ Shokoloko

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

Shokoloko is an electro-acoustic improvising trio that taps into the diverse sounds and influences of America, Africa, Europe, Asia and beyond. The band is: Joakim Lartey on drums, percussion and voice; Chris Lane on guitar and electric guitar, oud-guitar and banjo; Richard Carr on violin and electric violin. Shokoloko is about dance, trance and community […]

Live Music w/ Kate Prascher

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

Kate Prascher is a singer and multi-instrumentalist best known for her evocative songwriting. She was thrilled to be named a 2021 IBMA Songwriting Showcase finalist. Inspired by her Tennessee roots and influenced by master song crafters like Hazel Dickens and Gillian Welch, Kate is a versatile and engaging performer. Her songs are outspoken and sometimes […]

Live Music w/ Jim Pospisil

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

Jim Pospisil is a singer songwriter and multi instrumentalist from the Hudson Valley whose songs are marked by well crafted, sometimes quirky lyrics and themes from the personal to the profound. A mix of folk, blues, rock and more, his performances on guitar, mandolin, flute and harmonica  can be soft and subtle, or wild and […]

Live Music w/ Steven Michael Pague

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

As a singer, songwriter, Steven Michael Pague has travelled the world bringing his uplifting, positive music and songs to venues both large and small. He creates an intimate atmosphere inspiring and inviting dancing, listening, participating in the song, sharing the vision, the dreams of longing, hope, love, light and joy. His style ranges from ballad […]

Live Music w/ Spirit Brothers

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

Devotional music from around the world. Kirtan: Avinash, Steve Gorn, Joseph Jastrab, Ned Leavitt

Julia Haines: Harp

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

Improvisations and songs, sounding in concert with the symphony of the glorious canopy of trees at the Rosendale Rail Trail with a possible surprise! Julia Haines, contemporary bardic harper, an independent composer, a multi- instrumentalist, teacher, and music therapist loves to play live music outdoors. “The harp is an instrument of great beauty, and I […]

Sunksqua Mama Nuchwe Puppet Parade & Cantastoria #3

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

The European "Doctrine of Discovery", one of the many historic documents in need of shredding, opened the floodgates for violence. Mama Nuchwe applied  treaty signatures toward a costly dawning of "enlightenment" & peace.