New Riders of the Purple Sage

Paramount Hudson Valley

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Country-rock offshoot of the Grateful Dead keeps on keepin' on with serious jam sessions and hits from more than 40 years

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Promotional value expires Dec 30, 2013. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem starting 12/30 for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Paramount Theater. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Discount reflects Paramount Hudson Valley's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 1 hour before showtime. For ADA accommodations, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • One ticket to see the New Riders of the Purple Sage
  • When: Monday, December 30, at 8 p.m.
  • Where: Paramount Theater
  • Door time: 7 p.m.
  • Ticket values include all fees.<p>

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New Riders of the Purple Sage

  • The origin story: in 1969, John “Marmaduke” Dawson was a one-man country-song factory, but didn’t have a band to play with. Meanwhile, one of his close friends wanted someone to pedal steel guitar with.
  • That friend: Jerry Garcia
  • Who else pulled double duty between the Grateful Dead and the New Riders in the early days: Robert Hunter, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, and the green bear
  • Their family tree also includes: Mother McCree’s Uptown Jug Champions, Jefferson Airplane, and the Great Speckled Bird
  • Number of iterations the New Riders have gone through since the beginning: at least three
  • Number of albums released between 1970 and 1980: 12
  • Longest break between studio albums: 1980–2009
  • Their latest: 2012’s 17 Pine Avenue
  • What Jeb Wright at Classic Rock Revisited had to say about it: “The album flows from beginning to end, mixing electric with acoustic just the way the debut did. This is a band who still feel every note.”<p>

Paramount Hudson Valley

“A Paramount All-Talking Picture” starring Maurice Chevalier and Claudette Colbert drew great public fanfare when the Paramount Hudson Valley debuted in 1930. Then known as the Peekskill Paramount Theater, and owned by a subsidiary of mega-studio Paramount Pictures, the Westchester County Landmark stifled Great Depression and World War II woes as a grand movie house for decades. After shopping malls and TV thwarted its status as a movie house in the ’70s, the palace recently reemerged as the Paramount Hudson Valley and now attracts top-name live performers. Lovingly renovated to its original 1930’s sheen, the theater sports new carpet, refurbished vintage theater seats, hand painted ceiling canvas, and opera boxes.

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    Paramount Hudson Valley

    1008 Brown St.

    Peekskill, NY 10566


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