We are pleased as punch to report that the rapidly shrinking concert calendar at Revolution Hall in Troy finally seems to be growing once again. Newly announced shows include Rustic Overtones (Friday, March 19), Irish rockers Black 47 (Saturday, March 20), singer-songwriter Jeffrey Gaines (Friday, March 26), Irish singer-songwriter Tony Benn with Nippertown’s own Kevin McKrell (Thursday, April 8) and the ever-lovely Margot Timmons at the microphone with Cowboy Junkies (Friday, May 7). Keep ’em comin’…
Blues guitarslinger Duke Robillard – whose recording resume stretches from Roomful of Blues to Bob Dylan – brings his band to the Van Dyck in Schenectady for two shows – 6:30 & 9pm – on Friday, March 19. Tix are $18 in adavnce; $20 at the door.
Tiffany – the mono-monikered ’80s tween pop star – is returning to the Waterworks Pub in Albany at 10pm on Friday, March 5 to kick off the 40th anniversary celebration of the Capital District Gay and Lesbian Community Council.
Veteran reggae hitmakers Inner Circle will lively up the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock on Saturday, April 17. The Big Takeover will open the show at 9pm. Tix are $20 in advance; $25 at the door.
The big man of stand-up comedy John Pinette is returning to Nippertown for a performance at the The Egg at 8pm on Saturday, April 17. Tix are $32.50.
Surprise Me Mr. Davis – the all-star jam-band featuring the original three members of The Slip plus singer-songwriter Nathan Moore and keyboardist Marco Benevento – is slated to roll into Red Square in Albany on Wednesday April 14.
Red Hen – the old-timey string band featuring Jane Rothfield, Allan Carr, Linda Schrade and David Kiphuth – will step into the spotlight at Old Songs in Voorheesville at 8pm on Saturday, March 13. They’ll be playing selections from their debut album “Crossing” and more.
And just a reminder: Tickets for the Dave Matthews Band with the Felice Brothers at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Friday and Saturday, June 4-5 will go on sale to the general public at 10am Friday.