It’s time for mo’ moe. Yes, the Snoe.down Winter Music & Sports Festival returns to Vermont from Friday-Sunday, March 25-27 at Killington Resort in Killington and Spartan Arena in neighboring Rutland. Of course, moe. will be headlining on both the Friday and Saturday, but other bands scheduled to perform during the fest include Keller Williams, the Ryan Montbleau Band, the London Souls and Lotus. The festivities will unofficially get underway on Thursday, March 24 with a performance by the Brew at the Wobbly Barn in Killington. Snoe.down tix are on sale now in a variety of different pricing from festival early bird to single-day tix to music ‘n’ ski packages to VIP tix (which include a Sunday brunch at the Wobbly Barn with an exclusive acoustic moe. performance).
It’s a triple-bill country music cavalcade at Proctors in Schenectady at 8pm on Saturday, February 5, as Nashville hitmakers Joe Nichols, Darryl Worley and Craig Campbell team up for the WGNA Winter Carnival. Tix are $28 and $33.
The Linda in Albany ratchets up the concert calendar with such new additions as Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun at 8pm on Friday, March 25 ($20); the Terry Adams Rock ‘n’ Roll Quartet at 8pm on Monday, April 4 ($23); Melissa Ferrick with Stewart Lewis at 8pm on Thursday, April 7 ($23); and the Irish folk-pop duo Guggenheim Grotto at 8pm on Saturday, April 9 ($15 in advance; $17 at the door).
Meanwhile, it’s tribute time at The Egg with Led Zep tribute band Hammer of the Gods is returning at 8pm on Saturday, March 12 ($34.50 and $39.50), and Beatles tribute band Britishmania in the spotlight at 8pm on Saturday, April 9 ($32 and $39). Also new on The Egg’s calendar is the Comic Queen of Mean Lisa Lampanelli. She’ll be doing two shows – 7 & 10pm on Saturday, March 19. Tix are $37.75.
The Bearsville Theater in Woodstock hosts a tribute to Bob Marley at 8pm on Saturday, February 5. Featured performers include Crucial Massive, Squeeky Plus and Starcade. Tix are $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Also new on Bearsville’s schedule are hometown prog-metal combo Three at 9pm on Friday, February 25 ($15 in advance; $20 at the door); powerhouse Nashville singer Jonell Mosser at 9pm on Friday, March 4 ($20).
Asking Alexandria returns to Northern Lights in Clifton Park, headlining a major bash on Sunday, April 17. The show is slated to get underway at 5:30pm, and rounding out the bill will be Emmure, Chiodos, Miss May I, Evergreen Terrace and Lower Than Atlantis. Advance tix are priced at $20 and will go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday.
In Case You Missed It: Mountain Jam announced the initial roster of bands for the four-day festival at Hunter Mountain in June. Get details here.
Sold Out: We hope you got your tix early because they’re all gone now. The John Hiatt-Lyle Lovett concert at The Egg in Albany on Tuesday, January 25 is now officially sold out.
Postponed: Due to scheduling conflicts, ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro has postponed his performance at The Egg in Albany. Originally slted to perform on Friday, April 29, Shimabukuro’s concert has been pushed back til 8pm on Friday, July 8 ($28).
In Case You Missed It, Part II: Old Songs has announced several of the performers slated to take the stage at the Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music & Dance at the Altamont Fairgrounds from Friday-Sunday, June 24-26. Go here for details.