Weekend Roundup

There’s that autumn chill in the air, which means that everybody’s scrambling to get their last outdoor music fix.

And of course, everybody from EMPAC to A Place for Jazz to Old Songs is kicking off their fall concert season.

There are a number of musical remembrances in honor of 9/11, including Frank Jaklitsch’s annual memorial concert at Albany’s Hibernian Hall.

And a batch of CD release parties, too.

Put it all together, and you’ve got one of the busiest musical weeks of the season:

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Catskill Chill Music Festival featuring Soulive, Easy Star All-Stars, Heavy Pets, Garage Mahal, more @ Camp Minglewood, Hancock (also Saturday)
Brent Green’s “Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy
Mike Grutka CD release party @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs
The Erotics CD release party with the Blisterz, Horror Business, Zombie Bomb, Demons Alley @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
Lou Donaldson Quartet The Lee Konitz Quartet @ First Unitarian Society Whisperdome, Schenectady
The Wiyos’ Gamville with Ryder Cooley, Lady Moon, Adam Matta, more @ Club Helsinki Hudson, Hudson
Street Corner Holler with MotherJudge @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
The Lee Shaw Trio @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady FREE
The All Paul Show, the Students @ the Pearl Street Pub, Albany
Blue Factory @ the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park
Al Kooper & the Funky Faculty @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
Disco Biscuits, RJD2, MiMosa @ Mountain Park, Holyoke
The Lonesome Brothers, Ray Mason Band @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
Allstar Weekend, Action Item, Lauren Rossi, Civilian @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
Corey Harris @ the Gypsy Joynt, Great Barrington
The Fighting 86’s @ the Irish Times, Saratoga Springs
Tropical Beat Steel Drum Band @ Dale Miller, Albany
Fairview Avenue @ Emack & Bolio’s, Guilderland FREE

Frank Jaklitsch & Friends @ Hibernians Hall, Albany FREE
Jake Holmes @ the Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs SOLD OUT
C.B. Smith CD release party @ High Falls Cafe, High Falls FREE
The Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival featuring the John Scofield Quartet, Ivan Neville’s DumpstaPhunk, Ravi Coltrane Quartet, more @ Riverfront Park, Albany FREE
“Songs of Malvina Reynolds” featuring Annie & the Hedonists, Addie & Olin, Bill Spence, more @ Old Songs, Voorheesville
Gary Mule Deer @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield
Alan Jackson, the Harters @ the Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls
The Table Saw Acoustic Band @ American Glory, Hudson FREE
Gathering Time, Kim & Reggie Harris @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
The Barr Brothers, Alana Amram & the Rough Gems, Katie Moore @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
Pajamazon @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
Al Haugen and Don Egry @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady

The Carolina Chocolate Drops, Guy Davis @ The Egg, Albany
Wayne Hancock, Jonesville @ the Ale House, Troy
The Liverpool Invasion (Billy J. Kramer, Terry Sylvester, Joey Molland), Blue Hand Luke @ Knickerbacker Park, Troy FREE
The Hometown Get Down featuring Happy Traum, Jules Shear, Marc Black, Naked, more @ Colony Cafe, Woodstock
John Fogerty @ HITS-On-the-Hudson, Saugerties
Ellis Paul @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
Stan Ridgway @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
Robert Francis, Lunic, Travis Gray & Frontiers @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
Brian Patneaude Quartet @ Justin’s, Albany

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