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Drom30 Single Day Passes On Sale TODAY!

Single-day tickets for the Drom30 festival go on sale today at noon. Friday tickets are still available for $25 at, and Saturday and Sunday tickets will be available for $40 per day, at

The lineups for each day are as follows:

Friday, September 15: Tubby’s (Kingston, NY):
• DJ Jeff Economy (WGXC)
• Speed the Plough
• Yung Wu

Saturday, September 16: The Avalon & Left Bank Ciders (Catskill, NY)
• Das Damen
• Antietam
• Guy Capecelatro III w/Carrie Bradley
• Cathedral Ceilings
• Civic Mimic
• Flower
• French
• Joy Cleaner
• Sleepyhead
• DJ Mark Shue (GBV) & Betsy Wright (Bat Fangs)
• DJ Nick & Lysa (Radiant Point – WGXC)
• DJ Al C (Dromedary/WIOX)

Sunday, September 17: The Avalon & Spike’s Record Rack (Catskill, NY)
• Dippers (formerly Thigh Master)
• Lotion
• The Mommyheads
• Monsterland
• Overheard
• Stuyvesant
• Jenny Toomey & Friends
• Bela Koe-Krompecher
• DJ Metal Mark (Worldsucks)
• DJ JC (Rigorous/KMES)

Guy Capecelatro III

Guy Capecelatro

Guy Capecelatro III is a prolific singer-songwriter who has played in a slew of bands (Unbunny, South China, Toast, Northern, The Buckets, Laurel Brauns, Foxlove, Size of Guam, Ghostly Neighbor, Pale Wallace, The Landladys, Mara Flynn, The Estate Collective) and is a frequent collaborator (Brown Bird, Tan Vampires, Craig Werth, Pearl and the Beard, Anna Vogelzang, Dan Blakeslee). Drawing more inspiration from the literary world than musical, his songs give an intricate glimpse into many worlds.


Tickets for Drom30 are on sale TODAY.

If you’re coming from out of town Saturday/Sunday, here’s why we hope you’ll buy a VIP pass.

In Ulster County, NY, where Dromedary is based and where the Yung Wu/Speed the Plough shows will be, approximately 1.5 in 10 residents, and almost one in five children, at times lack adequate food to meet their basic nutritional needs. About 12% of all residents in Ulster County have incomes below the poverty level.

In Greene County, NY, where the Avalon Lounge is located and where all the Saturday and Sunday activities will be, the numbers are similar. About 11% of residents are food insecure.

The Drom30 lineup is pretty special. It’s a great opportunity to see some amazing bands in an intimate space for a very affordable price. We are thrilled to share such a great lineup – in such a beautiful setting – with our out-of-town friends who are planning to spend a weekend.

But we’re also hoping that our out-of-town friends will give a little back by purchasing a VIP pass. The difference is $10 per ticket, you’ll get a free Dromedary CD sampler, and for every VIP pass sold, we will make a $10 donation to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York.

Here’s the link for ticket purchases for Friday night’s Yung Wu/Speed the Plough show:

Here’s the link for ticket purchases for Saturday and Sunday’s events:

DROM30 Ticket Information

Drom30 tickets go on sale FRIDAY, May 19 at noon. We expect there to be a lot of demand, and the participating venues are small and tickets will be extremely limited.

This means that if you want to attend, you should be ready to buy tickets at noon on Friday. Don’t sleep on this!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Friday tickets are sold separately from Saturday/Sunday tickets.

For Yung Wu/Speed the Plough:

Tickets are $25 and will be available at the Tubby’s ticket website, which is at Visit that page, and scroll down until you find the Drom30 link. NOTE: Friday night tickets do not gain you admittance into Saturday or Sunday’s shows!

For Saturday and Sunday:

Tickets are being sold as two-day passes ONLY at this time. Early-bird passes are $60, and VIP passes are $70. Early-bird prices will only be available for a limited time.

VIP passes include a free Dromedary Records sampler CD, and a $10 donation to the food banks of Ulster and Greene County, NY. Especially for out-of-town visitors, we strongly suggest the VIP pass. It’s a great way to help give something back while you enjoy the amazing music and beautiful scenery of the Catskills and Hudson Valley.

We are working on pulling together some resources and guidance on weekend accommodations, so stay tuned for that!

Cathedral Ceilings

Sometimes, you don’t want fancy. A black coffee, a domestic beer, a slice of pepperoni pizza—sometimes, these basic staples are all you want and need to be happy. Same goes for rock and roll music; sometimes you just want the basic guitar/bass/drums to make you happy. New Jersey power trio Cathedral Ceilings understands that need, for they specialize in your standard, no-frills rock music. It’s clear that they’ve had Pleased To Meet Me and Grave Dancers Union and On The Mouth in their cassette decks for ages.

Dromedary Records is proud to present you with La La La…Whatever!, the band’s second album, due September 6th, courtesy of Ralphie, Nicky, and Tommy. It’s an album that presents a dozen hot, guitar driven rock numbers in quick succession, with the same intensity as their growing word-of-mouth live shows will attest. 

But don’t mistake the band’s simplicity of style for lack of depth. Consider their first single, ‘My CEO,” which is a love song. “But not in the typical romantic partner sense,” says Ralphie.  “This is a love song about money, and how it can cloud a person’s identity, trajectory, and moral standing.  It’s about how people turn a blind eye to the evil wrongdoings of their bosses or the companies they work for, in order to pay rent, or pay back their student loans.  I almost feel bad for these people who tackle the moral dilemma of working for Raytheon, Halliburton, or the Trump org.  Almost. The three of us play on this song with a kill or be killed mindset.  Rip them off, before they rip us off.  The main riff was ripped off from Cheap Trick.  Which they ripped off from The Move.  Lie. Cheat. Steal. Smile. Repeat.”

Then there’s “Bill Berry,” a name that pays homage to the R.E.M. drummer, but more accurately serves as a tribute to that once-ubiquitous musical distribution system, the mixtape. “This song is kinda a period piece as people don’t make mixtapes anymore.  But when I was younger, mixtapes were a massive part of the culture.  It was a way to connect with people, and get turned on by a song you may have never heard before. (no internet, yo) This song is kinda a microcosm of a typical mixtape I would make.  It’s upbeat with a great walking bass from Tommy.  It’s got a couple of nice melodies with a soaring chorus.  Bill Berry, being the drummer for REM, were a fixture on a lot of my mixtapes.  I still have a milk crate in my basement full of tapes I made or traded in high school.”

And if you love those songs—and we’re sure you will—there are ten more equally fine, fiery rockers to be had. We’ll leave it up to you to choose which one will go on your mixtapes. 

Like any good working band, Cathedral Ceilings plans to hit the road after the release of La La La…Whatever! You can also catch them as part of the upcoming DromFest ’24 taking place August 31st-September 2nd in Catskill, New York. See you there!

-Joseph Haynes Kyle

Cathedral Ceilings were formed in the late 2010s by singer/guitarist Ralph Malanga (Stuyvesant), drummer Nick D’Amore (Overlake, Worldsucks), and bassist Tom Diello (Bad Karma). After countless jams and beers, they entered the studio with NJ punk legend Chris Pierce to record their first single, Thanks for the Guitar, Mommy (2020), quickly followed up by another single, I’m A Band! (2021)

The band soon entered the studio with producer/engineer Tom Beaujour (Nada Surf, Aeon Station) to record their debut LP, Summer of Misguided Dynamite (2022). Met with critical praise and strong noncommercial radio support, the band embarked on two tours, building a reputation for energetic, powerful live shows and opening for such artists as Aeon Station, Tsunami, Screaming Females and Das Damen.

Their second LP, La La La…Whatever is set for fall, 2024 release, and will be accompanied by a host of live dates throughout the Midwest and Northeast.