Essential Media

Essential Media


The Chronogram is a free monthly arts and cultural magazine produced by Luminary Publishing, Inc., in Kingston. Chronogram’s mission is to “nourish and support Hudson Valley’s creative and cultural life.” It is distributed in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam and Ulster counties.

Daily Freeman:

Kingston’s Daily Freeman is published by the Journal Register Company. The newspaper covers Ulster, Northern Dutchess, Southern Greene and Southern Columbia counties. Their weekend guide includes a calendar of events and nightlife listings and can be found in the Daily Freeman weeklies.

MidHudsonNews.Com is a privately-owned, daily e-newspaper based in Middletown, NY. was created in January 2000 and serves nine counties. Their Arts & Entertainment section provides updated news and events for major venues, including The Bardavon, Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, as well as in-depth features on local musicians and entertainers.

Poughkeepsie Journal:

The Poughkeepsie Journal is the third oldest newspaper in the country and the oldest in New York. It was founded in 1785 as the “The Country Journal.” The name changed to “The Poughkeepsie Journal” in 1789 and, after several name changes over the years, “Poughkeepsie Journal” returned in 1960. The Journal’s Friday entertainment section provides an in-depth look at the diverse local nightlife scene, as well as covering select venues in Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam and Ulster counties, New York State, Connecticut and Massachusetts.

Times Herald-Record:

Middletown’s Times Herald-Record serves the Hudson Valley and the Catskills. The Record’s weekly entertainment section features a comprehensive calendar list of dancing, clubs, music and concerts, as well as Broadway plays and other NYC shows, museums, galleries and exhibits.

WDST Radio:

Found at 100.1 on the FM dial, WDST is the official radio station of Woodstock. WDST signed on the air in 1980, playing an array of music and delivering a heavy news format. The station’s format — currently “World Class Rock” — has evolved over the years, but it still remains independently owned and operated. WDST promotes concerts in the Hudson Valley and streams live audio on their Web site and on AOL Radio.

Click on for music news, live audio streams and concert information.

Based in the heart of Woodstock, the Woodstock Music Shop is run by folks with deep media and marketing backgrounds, and that experience is put to good use on its Web site: The site strives to be the definitive source for information on Woodstock’s music scene and legacy, and the town’s culture and history. The site is packed with information to help you experience one of the most important music towns in the world. The shop is located at 18 Rock City Road, just off The Green in the center of town. 845-679-3224.

Woodstock Times:

Owned by Ulster Publishing in Kingston, Woodstock Times is a small weekly circulated every Thursday. Each week’s Inside Almanac features stories; music, art, movies and stage reviews; a section covering noteworthy events and happenings; and a section devoted to celestial education. Ulster also publishes the Kingston Times, New Paltz Times, Saugerties Times, Southern Ulster Pioneer and Highland Mid-Hudson Post.

All Ulster weeklies can be found at:

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