Peter Shafran

Peter promotes and produces music events as Executive Producer of River Spirit Music, LLC. A promoter/producer who really cares about the artist as well as the audience, Peter provides a unique perspective in bringing emerging artists to new audiences. Peter and his wife, Paula, are the hosts of the River Spirit Music House Concert Series, now in its 8th season, with artists coming to perform from around the U.S. and Canada (www.riverspiritmusic.com). In 2017, Peter launched the River Spirit Music & Arts Festival – a full day celebration of music, art, food, and community – and the Waterfront Concert Series, an outdoor summer concert series on the banks of the Hudson River, both in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. Peter also curates the Live@theUpstream Concert Series (http://www.upstreamgallery.com/concerts.html) at the Upstream Gallery in Hastings-on-Hudson, and presents events in the Auditorium at Andrus on Hudson, Tarrytown Music Hall, and other area venues.

Peter is a founding member of the Tri-State Folk Music Presenters Association, sits on the Board of Tribes Hill, a nonprofit organization uniting musician of the lower Hudson Valley region and their patrons in support of a music community that aspires to common goals and beliefs, and is a founding member and Event Coordinator for the Bronx Jewish Historical Initiative, an interactive community based project which explores, compiles, records, and shares the extraordinary history of the Jewish community of the Bronx.

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