- The Dresden Dolls
Led by erstwhile Hudson Valley resident and singer-songwriter and keyboardist Amanda Palmer and also featuring drummer Brian Viglione, the Dresden Dolls were formed in Boston in 2000. The pair first gained international notoriety with the release of their 2003 self-titled debut album, which was produced by Martin Bisi (Swans, Sonic Youth, Helmet, White Zombie). Tours with Nine Inch Nails, Panic! At the Disco, and Cyndy Lauper’s True Colors revue, as well as appearances at South By Southwest, Bonaroo, and the Reading and Leeds festivals in the UK further raised their profile.
In 2008, the band went on hiatus as Palmer, who married writer Neil Gaiman, moved further into exploring solo work and other artistic mediums and taught at Bard College. Since 2010 the duo has occasionally reunited for tours and stand-alone concert engagements; their latest album, The Virginia Monologues, appeared in 2015.
The Dresden Dolls will perform at Colony in Woodstock on November 10, 11, and 12 at 7pm. Tickets are $50-$150.