Graham Nash returns to Bardavon in July; tickets go on sale this week – Daily Freeman

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Legendary rocker Graham Nash, founding member of the Hollies and Crosby Stills & Nash, returns to Bardavon on July 22 at 8 p.m.

Tickets go on sale Wednesday, March 23 for Bardavon members and Friday, March 25 for the general public.

A two-time inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Nash lived through some of the greatest moments in rock history, from the launch of the British invasion to the birth of the Laurel Canyon movement a year later, the Bardavon says. in an ad. .

“A Grammy Award-winning renaissance artist extraordinaire – and a self-proclaimed ‘simple man’ – Nash has been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame twice, for his work with CSN and his work as a solo artist, in beginning with two landmark albums, Songs For Beginners and Wild Tales,” said a statement announcing Nash’s performance.

While the original classic union of Crosby, Stills & Nash (& Young) only lasted twenty months, they produced iconic songs like Nash’s “Marrakesh Express”, “Pre-Road Downs” and “Lady Of the Island”, from the first Crosby, Stills & Nash LP (1969).

“On CSNY’s ‘Déjà Vu’ (1970), Nash’s iconic ‘Teach Your Children’ and ‘Our House’ (for Joni Mitchell) begged us to hold on tight to love, to push back the madness that was on its way” , the statement said. .

In a 2019 Free man interview before a previous show at Bardavon, Nash reflected on the hippie dreams and hopes that went unfulfilled 50 years after the iconic 1969 Woodstock festival at Max Yasgur’s farm in Bethel.

“The overwhelming feeling in Woodstock was that there was more than one of me. Hundreds of thousands of people were totally against the Vietnam War. We were all for civil rights,” Nash said. the world better. Love is better than hate. We have to take care of each other, because that’s all we have.

Even before the pandemic, Nash admitted he didn’t feel good about what was going on in the world.

“As I’ve traveled the world, I’m troubled by the rise of the right wing, white nationalists, people who don’t like you because you’re from a different religion or maybe a different race,” Nash said in this interview.

The Bardavon is located at 35 Market St., Poughkeepsie. Tickets start at $49 (members get $5 off) and can be purchased by calling the Bardavon at (845) 473-5288; the Ulster Performing Arts Center at (845) 339-6088; or by emailing [email protected] Box office hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

Tickets can also be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com but charges will apply. VIP packages are also available at www.ticketmaster.com.

All Bardavon and UPAC audiences must be fully immunized and wear masks at all times. Ticket holders must show proof of vaccination and government-issued ID on show days.

Laura J. Boyer