Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros seem to be hitting all of the major music festivals this summer. Fresh from their much-buzzed-about performance at Coachella, they’ll also be landing at Bonnaroo, the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, the Newport Folk Festival, Lollapalooza and others. In addition, they’ll also be making a tour-stop at Northern Lights in Clifton Park on Tuesday, July 27. Tix are $15.
Meanwhile, rap pioneers Public Enemy – led by Chuck D, Flava Flav and Prof. Griff – storm into Northern Lights on Tuesday, August 10. Tix are $22 in advance; $25 at the door. And Mayday Parade marches into the Clifton Park nightspot on Sunday, May 30 with support acts Sing It Loud and Sparks the Rescue. Tix are $12 in advance; $14 at the door. Tickets for all three new Northern Lights shows will go on sale tomorrow (Saturday).
Dance-pop diva Taylor Dayne – who launched her career with the Top 10 hit “Tell It to My Heart” back in 1987 – headlines the Capital Pride Festival in Albany’s Washington Park on Sunday, June 13. Admission is free.
Two new shows have been announced for Mountain Park in Holyoke. Counting Crows will be headlining there at 7pm Wednesday, July 21, with Augustana opening the show. Tix are $35, $55 and $65. Meanwhile, Willie Nelson and Family head into the park at 7pm on Sunday, August 8, in support of their new T Bone Burnett-produced album of vintage country covers, “Country Music.” Tix are $35, $55 and $75. Tickets for both concerts are slated to go on sale at 10am Friday, April 30.