An impressionist and an eclectic blues star are the creative forces behind this week’s top entertainment events in the Hudson Valley.
Sunday: Pablo Francisco at Levity Live
In a world where fans demand someone who can shift flawlessly between impeccable impersonations of the late movie-trailer maven Don LaFontaine, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Keanu Reeves in a single bound, one man delivers. His name: Pablo Francisco. His mission: To make you laugh night after night in West Nyack.
7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21
Info: Levity Live, 4210 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack; 845-353-5400; www.levitylive.com; $22, plus two-item minimum per person; must be at least 18 years old to attend
Sunday: Keb’ Mo’ at the Bardavon Theater
Kevin Moore, in short, is Keb’ Mo’, a three-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and California native whose true blues roots might as well sink deep into the Mississippi River. The most casual fans might recognize his theme song to the hit CBS comedy, “Mike & Molly,” while the die-hards have been tracking him since 1980, when he released his debut album, “Rainmaker” under his birth name. More than three decades later, Mo’ is touring to promote his 13th album, "The Reflection," which continues to offer his signature blend of blues, jazz, R&B and soul.
When: 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20
Info: The Bardavon Theater, 35 Market St., Poughkeepsie; 845-473-2072; www.upac.org; $44-$64