ARTBAR Gallery is a go-to place for events in Kingston!  From Midtown Music live performances and curated music series to wine tastings and art events, we have a lot to offer.  Please look below for our update schedule.

Jazz Jam

Date: October 18, 2018

Time: 7:00pm -10:00pm

Location: ARTBAR Gallery

Jazz Jam

ARTBAR Gallery is excited to host a monthly jazz jam session. Third Thursday of every month — 7-10pm — Starting September 20th!

Sign ups start at 6pm. Music starts at 7pm. The house band will play a few songs to start off the night, and the jam session will start around 7:30. Musicians can expect to play at least two songs each. Piano, Bass amp, and Drums will be provided. The jam session is lead by bassist Ben Basile.

Ben Basile is an electric/double bassist, educator and composer from New York’s Hudson Valley Area. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Jazz Studies from The State University of New York at New Paltz. Basile travels the world playing music. Currently he has performed in 30 countries, across 6 continents. Basile is also a founding member of “The Poughkeepsie Jazz Project” a group which has hosted a weekly jazz jam session in Poughkeepsie, NY for over five years running. Basile’s debut album “Two For Twenty” was released November 2016.

Swing Dance

Date: October 20, 2018

Time: 8:00-11:00pm

Swing Dance

Come join us for Swing ‘n’ Blues Night led by Linda and Chester Freeman. An intimate gathering of our dance friends and family.
$12 cover.

Women’s Concert to Benefit Leadership Ulster

Date: October 26, 2018

Time: 7:00pm

Women’s Concert to Benefit Leadership Ulster

ARTBAR Gallery, Midtown Music, and the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to present an evening of music performed by all female musicians. All proceeds from the concert will go towards creating a women’s scholarship for Leadership Ulster.

The Ulster Leadership Development Institute has been hosted by the Chamber of Commerce for more than 25 years, providing a rich experience for over 400 graduates. The program has evolved to offer participants 18 diverse interactive sessions with leaders from business, nonprofit, and government sectors within our region, all focused on developing advanced leadership understanding, capacity and significance. The program runs from September through June, culminating with a graduation ceremony at the Chamber Foundation’s Leadership Ulster Celebration.

Recognized experts and leaders in the community provide insights and facilitate dialogue on key topics within the arts, business, communication, economic development, education, government, health care, law enforcement, nonprofit, and planning sectors.

$15 AT THE DOOR (if available)

Limited tickets available! Additional donations to the scholarship fund will be accepted at the door!

Fall for Jazz – Concert #2

Date: November 9, 2018

Time: 7:30pm - 9pm

Fall for Jazz – Concert #2

Second and final concert in our two concert mini-series, “Fall for Jazz”.


Local jazz musicians, Rose Stoller (voice, percussion) and Nate Liebert (guitar) create an intimate performance setting through their variety of musical textures. They recreate jazz standards, bossa nova, classic pop/rock, and folk/rock tunes to explore the music in a different light.

Nate and Rose are in their final year of school in the jazz program at SUNY New Paltz. They perform regularly throughout New Paltz, Kingston, and the greater Hudson Valley.

Wine Down Book Club

Date: November 15, 2018

Time: 7pm - 9pm

Wine Down Book Club

A glass of wine and a book is the perfect way to ‘Wine Down’.

Come join us for our first meeting to discuss book options for our next meeting!

The next meeting date will be discussed as well!

Bob Shaut & Sax Life Series

Date: November 23, 2018

Time: 7:30- 9pm

Bob Shaut & Sax Life Series

Bob Shaut & Sax Life’s final concert in their Best of Jazz Series. Part of Bob Shaut’s Sax Life residency at ARTBAR Gallery in Kingston.

This Black Friday concert is finishing full circle with “Mile Smiles” as a theme, celebrating the music of the second great Miles David Quintet!

Visit for more info.

$15 general
$5 senior
$5 student

Holiday Sip & Shop

Date: December 8, 2018

Time: 5-9pm

Holiday Sip & Shop

Please join us for our first annual Holiday Sip & Shop. All local vendors, wine & local NY craft beers, plus a fantastic all local ingredient food menu!

Support local business and get your holiday shopping done at the same time.

Vendors to be announced shortly!