Open Electric Jam at The Cooperage, 7:30-10pm. This electric jam is hosted by Tom Sieg and Right Side Up. Come early to sign-up, as the board fills up quickly. BYOB. www.thecooperageproject.org or 570/253-2020.
Yiddish sing along in Livingston Manor, sing old favorites and learn new ones. Informal, free. 845/439-8109.
Nationally touring artist Jason Myles Goss performs in the Boiler Room, ground floor, Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Dr. A three-time northeast finalist in the Mountain Stage New Song Contest, his music displays a broad range of influences from the lyricism of Gillian Welch and A. A. Bondy to melody-driven, pop/rock of Ryan Adams and The Wallflower.
Singer/songwriter Caitlin Canty performs Dark Americana with a Western tone and alt country feel in the Boiler Room at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Dr., 7:30 pm. Canty echoes the likes of artists Patty Griffin, Gillian Welch and Lucinda Williams. See www.harmonypresents.com or call 570/588-8077.
Miles to Dayton (M2D) performs in the Boiler Room at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Dr., 7:30pm. Blending elements of folk, rock, classical and funk, M2D was featured in Oprah Magazine and selected as an emerging artist of the year by Falcon Ridge Folk Festival. See www.harmonypresents.com or call 570/588-8077.
Six time winner of the Canadian Maple Blues Award, Suzie Vinnick performs in the Boiler Room at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Dr., 7:30 p.m. Vinnick can belt out the blues or croon a ballad with equal deftness. Her guitar work is effortlessly commanding. See www.harmonypresents.com or call 570/470-8798.
Catskill Distillery, 2037 Rte. 17B, live entertainment with Peter Florance and the New Kings. New Year's Eve menu at The Dancing Cat, first seating, 5-8pm (prix fixe $39); second seating, 8-11pm (prix fixe $75). Champagne toast and hors d’oeuvres ($20) at midnight; cost included with second seating.
New Year's Eve: Michael Rice performs in the Delmonico Room, Hotel Fauchere, 401 Broad St. from 8pm to past midnight. Five-course prix fixe menu ($120) served 6-9:30pm,includes a glass of bubbly.In Bar Louis, three-course prix fixe menu ($75)served 5:30-10pm; dance party begins 11pm.
AM/FM playing Saturday 8pm; no cover.
RiverFolk Concerts presents award-winning singer/songwriter Ellen Bukstel in concert at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Sunday, January 12, 3pm. Gourmet comfort food by Willow River Café from 2:30pm. BYOB. Suggested donation, $15 reserved; $18 at the door.