PEEKSKILL -- The weekend starts early this week when the Marshall Tucker Band rolls into the Paramount Center for the Arts Thursday night. The Southern rock band's blend of rock, rhythm and blues, jazz, country, and gospel helped establish the Southern rock genre in the early 1970s with hits such as Cant You See, This Ol Cowboy, and Heard It In A Love Song. The show starts at 8 p.m. and will feature an opening performance by local Southern rockers Sundown. Tickets are $25 and $45.
On Saturday, The Peekskill Farmer's Market will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Bank Street. Come shop for plants, baked goods, honey, maple syrup, cheeses and other locally made products. On Sunday, the Peekskill Attic Treasurers Flea Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Bank Street. Come search for clothes, shoes, electronics, books, video games and tons more.
As always, there is plenty of live entertainment in Peekskill this weekend. On Friday, 12 Grapes will feature The Rahsaan Langley Project, an R&B/Soul group performing music from Luther Vandross, Al Green and on Saturday party band Buried in Blue will perform. Both shows start at 9:30 p.m. and have a $5 entertainment fee. On Sunday, acoustic funk duo WeMustBe will give a free performance starting at 6:15 p.m. At Division Street Grill, Todd Londagin will perform with his Jazz band on Friday and Jazz vocalist Michelle Le Blanc will perform on Saturday. Both shows begin at 7 p.m. and are free for patrons.
At The BeanRunner Café, rockers The Nenad Bach Band will perform on Friday starting at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10. The Jeff Allen Quartet will perform jazz standards on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $7. At the Peekskill Coffee House, Blues rocker Joe Duraes will perform on Friday and Afro-Cuban jazz band Skin Against Metal will perform on Saturday. Both shows start at 8 p.m. On Sunday, A Moment of Panic will perform an acoustic rock set starting at 1 p.m. All shows are free. Nellies Café will host a DJ night on Friday starting at 9 p.m. Patrons 18 and older are welcomed to dance the night away as a DJ will be set up in the back room while karaoke will still be available downstairs and in the main dining room. The $10 cover charge includes one beverage of your choice.
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