December 8. Another returning area favorite, the Montreal/Philadelphia quartet Shtrieml is led by harmonica virtuoso Jason Rosenblatt and seasons its already torrid fusion of traditional Eastern European Jewish and Turkish music with dashes of heated blues rock. This hit at the Rosendale Cafe
sees the band joined by world-renowned Turkish oud master and vocalist Ismail Fencioglu for an evening that explores the ancient connections between Jewish and Turkish styles via compelling originals and new arrangements of traditional folk melodies. (Susan McKeown sings December 1; Tom Pacheco performs December 15.) 8pm. $15. Rosendale. (845) 658-9048.