Country music benefit for Billy's New Hope Barn at Beach Lake Fire Hall, 12 noon-4pm. Music by Nikki Briar. Line dancing and raffles. Lunch buffet provided by The Red Schoolhouse Restaurant. Tickets $20, children under 6 free. All proceeds benefit neglected and abused animals. 570/253-2510.
The Boys and Girls Club of the Town of Wallkill Benefit Concert at the Forestburgh Tavern. Showtime at 8pm with Patti Greco Sunshine. Doors open at 7pm with dinner available. Advance tickets $20, at the door $25. Visit www.pattigreco.com for a ticket link or call 845/794-1194.
The Cochecton Center Community Center, Inc., presents an "Acoustic Concert" at the 1892 historic church building, 4pm. Singer-songwriters, Kate Vargas and Andrea Wittgens, from NYC will perform. Cash donation of $15. Light refreshments to follow.
Woodsongs Coffeehouse presents MiZ in concert, 7pm. MiZ is a soulful, singer/songwriter from Northeast PA who is a master of acoustic and electric guitar. Mike won the Tri-State Indie "Acoustic Artist of the Year" award two years in a row. Little Sparrow will open the show. $8 admission. 845/434-8044.
Zoe & Cloyd spring from deep roots in American music, at Harmony Presents, 8pm. Founding members of the Americana trio, Red June, and long-time veterans of the Asheville, NC music scene, Natalya Zoe Weinstein and John Cloyd Miller shifted gears to their duet project after the birth of their daughter in early 2015.
Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen at the Belleayre Music Festival, Belleayre Mountain, Route 28, 7pm start, 5:30pm music on the deck. Also featuring Sleepy Man and Simi Stone. Advance ticket purchases: Reserved seating $48 & $38, general admission $28. Day of show purchases: add $5 to each ticket. www.belleayremusic.org.
The Old Time Fiddlers are hosting a special concert in memory of John Wargo at the Beach Lake Fire Hall, 2-4:30pm. The fiddlers will be performing along with Kelli Trottier, a hall of fame fiddler from Canada. Also included is a fiddle workshop at 5pm. Admission $15. 570/224-6330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Neversink Valley Museum presents an evening of bluegrass music with Hudson Valley favorites RJ Storm and Old School Bluegrass Band at the D&H Canal Visitor’s Center, 58 Hoag Rd. (just off Route 209), 7pm. Admission is $7 general, $5 for museum members. 845/754-8870.
Ari Hest at Harmony Presents at The Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. Over his 15-year career, Hest has released eight albums, three EPs and “52” in 2008, a project whereby he wrote, recorded and released a new song every Monday for a full year. Tickets $19-$22. www.harmonypresents.com.
Widely regarded as one of the finest professional choral ensembles in the USA, The Antioch Chamber Ensemble will perform at the Shandelee Music Festival’s Sunset Concert Series at 442 J. Young Rd., 8pm. Specialty dessert reception to follow. 845/439-3277.