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Gateway City Arts

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92 Race St
Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 650-2670 www.gatewaycityarts.com
Gateway City Arts is a venue for events, entertainment, dining, art-making, teaching and learning in Holyoke’s growing Arts and Innovation District. Our primary mission is to build and strengthen community, culture and the arts by providing the space and infrastructure to do so.

We offer a vast program of quality entertainment including live music, theater, dance and just about any special event you can imagine. Our three event halls can also be rented by independent producers and production companies for both private and public events including performances, parties, weddings, concerts, dances, galas, fundraisers, and more. We can provide catering services and a full bar is open at most events.

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Our team of chefs also offer eclectic, locally-sourced (whenever possible) New American dining, available throughout the week for lunch and on the weekend for our Sunday Brunch and Beer Garden.

Directions:

From the North: Route 91 south to Exit 17.  Turn left at end of ramp onto Dwight Street. Continue on Dwight 2 miles to Race St. Turn right and you’re here!

From the East: Take Route 202 South. Cross bridge into Holyoke and go straight for 2 blocks. Turn left onto Dwight St. and continue till Race St. Turn right and you’re here!

From the South: Route 91 north to exit 16. Turn right onto route 202 (Cherry St).  Continue 1.3 miles.Turn right on Dwight St.and continue till Race St. Turn right and you’re here!

From the West: Follow directions from the South.

August 2019

Gateway City Arts, WHY?

August 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St
Holyoke, MA 01040
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Yoni Wolf has spent the last two decades traveling the remote sonic terrain where underground hip hop, avant-pop, and psych-rock meet. Some of Yoni’s most compelling and critically-praised musical experiments have been issued under the moniker WHY? and his latest entry is no exception. On AOKOHIO Yoni condenses the essential elements of WHY? into a stunningly potent musical vision. Co-produced by Yoni and his brother Josiah, AOKOHIO presents a rich palette of musical voices that emerge and disappear into a…

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Gateway City Arts, Ex Hex

August 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St
Holyoke, MA 01040
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When Ex Hex exploded onto the scene with their unfettered brand of rock and riffage, the power trio for our generation had finally arrived. Made up of Mary Timony (guitar, vocals), Betsy Wright (bass, vocals), and Laura Harris (drums), the group’s 2014 debut Rips was a gleaming collection of tightly wound gems that scored Best New Music honors from Pitchfork, the top spot on Magnet Magazine’s Best of 2014 list, and No. 11 in that year’s Pazz & Jop critics…

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Gateway City Arts, Robinson Treacher

August 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St
Holyoke, MA 01040
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At the crossroads of Blues, Folk and Americana lies Robinson Treacher. Whether it be in the studio or in live performance, Robinson’s emotionally dramatic songwriting style is matched only by his deeply passionate vocals. Steeped in what can only be labeled as a “traditional” songwriting format, Robinson has taken from all genres...rock, country, R&B, and folk, and woven them into a distinct tapestry, one that is clearly distinguishable among others in the singer/songwriter genre. Born and raised in New York,…

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Gateway City Arts, FLASH! T-Dance for Women

August 25 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St
Holyoke, MA 01040
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FABULOUS! D.J. Studebaker Hawk bringing it for us to dance the day away! If  you wish, wear your most frivolous fabulous summer attire (or not), and join the fun! 21+ $5 cover A private dance party for all women , produced by Sally Brown, promoted by all of us, thank you!

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Gateway City Arts, Drag Queen Bingo

August 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until August 29, 2019

Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St
Holyoke, MA 01040
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Great drinks, food, and 10 games with 10 prizes. $10 for 10 games. ​Last Thursday of the month - ​Join Jenayah and Liz. 18+

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Gateway City Arts, Steve Rodgers

August 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St
Holyoke, MA 01040
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Steve Rodgers is a nationally recognized singer, songwriter and visual artist who has spent more than a quarter of a century engrossed in the New England music community even as he performed across the United States and overseas. Steve is most well-known for his nearly 20-year stretch as leader and co-songwriter of the 90s/2000s alt/rock/folk band Mighty Purple and also for his 15-year tenure as the Founder / Director of The Space (an all-ages music venue) and of The Outer Space…

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Gateway City Arts, ButterflySwing

August 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St
Holyoke, MA 01040
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ButterflySwing plays fun, danceable, joyous music with a classic swing groove. Primarily drawing on tunes from the 1920's, 30's, and 40’s including music by Ellington, Basie, Cole Porter, and Benny Goodman. They believe in the history that goes with swing and the dancing style that goes with it! Saturday, August 31 8:00pm ​$10 Adv / $15 Door 18+ unless accompanied by parent or legal guardian TICKETS

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September 2019

Gateway City Arts, Carlisle Evans Peck

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St
Holyoke, MA 01040
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CARLISLE EVANS PECK Minneapolis singer-songwriter Carlisle Evans Peck strives for the heart of human connection in his cinematic compositions. Equally at home in a wooded glade or on a cabaret stage, he weaves vibrant indie-classical mythologies at home with the likes of Benjamin Clementine, Antony and the Johnsons, and Joanna Newsom. His ambitious 2018 release Electric Porcelain is an orchestral-rock epic of queer love, loss and transformation. Whether surrounded by a nine-piece chamber-rock orchestra, backed by soaring choral harmonies, or…

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Gateway City Arts, Dream Picnic Music Festival

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St
Holyoke, MA 01040
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The Dream Picnic Music Festival featuring Rubblebcke treturns to Holyoke on Sept. 21 for another day of outdoor and indoor festivities. Signature Sounds, Gateway City Arts, and Roll Call Records are teaming up to once again create a unique music experience featuring STRFCKR, Guerilla Toss, Siney Gish, And The Kids, and more. GATES OPEN AT 12PM NOON. Outdoors and Indoors at Gateway City Arts: Live on Race Street, with the outdoor area overlooking the Connecticut River Three Stages - OUTERSPACE: Main,…

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Gateway City Arts, Live On Race Street!

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St
Holyoke, MA 01040
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Outdoors and Indoors at Gateway City Arts: Live on Race Street, with the outdoor area overlooking the Connecticut River. Located on the the Holyoke Canal, the festival will feature yoga, food trucks, and live music. Performers RUBBLEBUCKET STRFKR, And The Kids, Guerilla Toss, Sidney Gish, Sun Parade, Kalbells, Tōth Three Stages - OUTERSPACE: Main, outdoor stage - INNERSPACE: Featuring local & regional artists (indoors) - BE HERE NOW VILLAGE: Sound Bath during the day. Thursday Experiment in the evening: featuring 7 different experimental artists performing sets, followed…

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