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Jazz and Soul Live Music

A day (or two) of diverse and intimate musical experiences awaits you in Westchester. We've recommended some surefire spots for unique live jazz & soul, fine dining and delicious drinks in Peekskill and beyond.

Aaron Copland House

Tour the former home of great American composer Aaron Copland, a National Historic Landmark and the only composer’s home in the United States devoted to nurturing and renewing America’s rich musical heritage. Check the website for information on upcoming concerts and events. 

1538 Washington St. | Cortlandt Manor, NY | T: (914) 788-4659


Blind Charlie’s Café

Start your Saturday morning with a quintessential American breakfast at this brunch hotspot along a winding country road. You’ll find Eggs Benedict, omelettes, Belgian waffles, corned beef hash – and plenty of coffee, of course – in the picturesque town of Pound Ridge. 

74 Westchester Ave | Pound Ridge, NY | T: (914) 764-8000

Division Street Grill

Start your Friday night in the heart of Peekskill’s downtown Artist District. Division Street Grill features an eclectic menu with a side of live music. Check their website for upcoming jazz and blues performers on Friday and Saturday nights. 

26 N. Division St. | Peekskill, NY | T: (914) 739-6380

Holiday Inn Express Mt. Kisco

You're ensured a comfortable night's rest and a helpful, attentive staff at the Holiday Inn Express. 

Holiday Inn Express | 1 Holiday Inn Dr. | Mt Kisco, NY | T: (914) 241-2600

Inn On The Hudson

After a night of music and dining, you’ll crave a comfortable bed! Stay at the renovated Inn on the Hudson to ensure a superbly scenic view of the Hudson in the morning. 

Inn on the Hudson | 634 Main St. | Peekskill, NY | T: (914) 739-1500

Jazz Forum Arts

Last stop! Check out one of the many concerts presented by this not-for-profit in venues across Westchester and New York City. You’ll find nearly every jazz subgenre represented, including Progressive, Bebop, Latin & Brazilian, Rhythm & Blues, New Orleans, Traditional, Swing and Contemporary Jazz. 

Locations vary; visit website | T: (914) 631-1000

Muscoot Farm

Connect with Westchester’s agrarian roots as you stroll through barns, visit with animals, participate in educational programs or hike the many miles of trails. There is something for everyone on Muscoot’s 777 acres. 

51 Route 100 | Katonah, NY | T: (914) 864-7282

The Quiet Man Public House

Take a walk from Division Street Grill to continue your night at this legit Irish pub, open until 2am. In addition to a full lunch and dinner menu, you can “pull your own pint” of Guinness as you take in the authentic atmosphere. There’s often live music on weekends. 

15 N. Division St. | Peekskill, NY | T: (914) 930-8230