Tryin’ to think warmer, sunnier thoughts? There’s no official word yet from the Times Union Center, but country star Keith Urban’s website reveals that he’ll be dropping into Albany on his summer 2011 tour in support of his new album, “Get Closer.” According to the site, tix aren’t slated to go on sale until Friday, February 18. No word yet on whether wife Nicole will be making a Nippertown visit…
Some of the new additions to the music calendar at Northern Lights in Clifton Park include Bayside with the Sleeping and Terrible Things at 7:30pm on Friday, January 14 ($13 in advance); Circa Survive and Anberlin with Foxy Shazam at 8pm on Saturday, January 29 ($17 in advance); Streetlight Manifesto with Terrible Things, A Loss for Words and Lionize at 7:30pm on Thursday, February 10 ($13 in advance); and the Reverend Horton Heat with Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band on Saturday, May 7 (time and price TBA).
Jesse Malin & St. Marks Social head into Jillian’s in Albany at 9pm on Tuesday, January 25. Tix are $10 in advance; $12 at the door.
Johnny Rivers (“Secret Agent Man,” “Poor Side of Town”) headlines the next ’60s Spectacular, which rolls into Proctors in Schenectady at 7:30pm on Saturday, April 2. Rounding out the bill will be the Association, Gary Puckett and British Gene Pitney tribute artist Tony Lee. And looking waaaay ahead to Saturday, October 22, 2011, the next Golden Oldies Spectacular at Proctors will feature Bobby Rydell, Jay & the Americans, Shirley Alston Reeves, the Legendary Teenagers and the Fleetwoods.
Todd Snider steps into the spotlight at Club Helsinki Hudson in Hudson at 9pm on Friday, February 4. Ticket price and on-sale date TBA.
Brother Joscephus and the 12-piece Love Revival Revolution Orchestra roar into the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock serving up a Post-Mardi Gras Spectacular at 9pm on Saturday, March 12. General admission tix are $15.