Live Events

Live Events

Led by Radio Woodstock’s principal owner Gary Chetkof, Chet-5 Productions/Chet-5 Festivals are one of the largest live event production companies in New York’s Hudson Valley, specializing in producing large scale outdoor events in unique locations.

Gary is best known as the founder of the Mountain Jam and Taste of Country Music Festivals, which have become the largest , multi-day music and camping festivals in the Northeast. The Festivals have featured headlining acts from some of the biggest stars in the world including Tom Petty, Robert Plant, The Allman Brothers, The Black Keys, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, and Jason Aldean.

Chet-5 Productions/Festivals promotes and produces many other various events, both large and small scale, including The Speed of Sound (which featured The Avett Brothers and The Lumineers), The Craft Brew Boogaloo, Hangout on the Hudson, and The Hudson Valley Rodeo.

Chet-5 has also produced hundreds of concerts in the Hudson Valley over the past 25 years at numerous venues such as The Bardavon 1869 Opera House, UPAC, The Chance Theater, The Mid Hudson Civic Center, The Bearsville Theater, The Joyous Lake, The Colony Cafe, and others.

Steeple Sessions intimate experience that connects artists with fans, both locally and from around the world

Kasim Sultan


"The Steeple Sessions music series represents Radio Woodstock’s strength as an innovative cross platform entertainment company. The intimate, live Steeple Sessions performances virtually connect with music fans, performers, and friends around the world in real time, along with an in person audience.
The live performances are broadcast from Radio Woodstock’s new high-profile home, a former Methodist church, originally built in the 19th century and re-built in 1913 and redesigned in 2021 with state of the art studios and performance stage. Steeple Sessions is produced in association with Flymachine, a global live music distribution platform."

  • "Live from Radio Woodstock's new, high-profile Studios & Offices. With an intimate in-person audience, Flymachine expands the concert experience virtually, connecting fans, performers, and friends from around the world in real-time."

  • "Up to 100 in person audience capacity 90 minute drive north of NYC. 60 minute drive south of Albany"

  • "RW performance space is outfitted with: State of the art five-camera shoot Nationally acclaimed audio engineer "

  • "Steeple Sessions are a great way to engage your national & international fanbase, & build a new following with the loyal Radio Woodstock audience. "

  • "Be apart of an ongoging growing series, &/or have a 'pop up' ticketed event."


"Get the immersion and community similar to being there in person"

Flymachine, a global live music platform, streaming concerts and performances from some of the coolest venues in the US, including Red Rocks, The Bowery Ballroom, Brooklyn Mirage, Troy Music Hall and Radio Woodstock!