Hell Freezes Over: Reunions We Never Thought We’d See…

The McKrells

The McKrells

With bad blood, litigation and the ever popular “personal differences” apparently now out the window, the McKrells have announced a surprise reunion concert at The Egg in Albany at 7:30pm on Friday, April 8.

Singer-songwriter Kevin McKrell will once again lead the classic Celtic-bluegrass line-up of the McKrells – featuring guitarist Craig Vance, banjo master Chris Leske and fiddler Doug Moody – in an evening of rousing fan favorites from one of Nippertown’s most popular bands.

Priced at $20, tix went on sale this morning.

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MEANWHILE… The McKrells’ reunion comes on the heels of the Stomplistics reunion, which will take place at the Albany Hibernian Hall on Saturday, as part of Wizapalooza, a day-long benefit and celebration of the life of the late John Wisniewski, who passed away earlier this month, leaving behind substantial hospital and medical bills.

The Stomps’ soul-stirring, bring-the-funk line-up on Saturday will feature guitarist-vocalist Bernie Mulleda, bassist-vocalist Dave Macks, guitarist Michael Eck and drummer-percussionists John Lapi and Shawn Connors.

Wizapalooza begins at 2pm on Saturday, with many of Albany’s finest musicians – including Johnny Rabb & the Jailhouse Rockers with Commander Cody, a reunion of alumni from Downtime and Plus 24, Folding Sky, the Erin Harkes Band, Doc Scanlon’s Hot 4 and many others – keeping the tunes flowing all day long. The Stomplistics are slated to wrap up the festivities, taking the stage at about 8:30pm. Suggested donation at the door is $20.

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2 Responses to “Hell Freezes Over: Reunions We Never Thought We’d See…”

  1. Terry Mostyn says:

    Iechyd Da!!! {cheers} can’t wait to catch a show, Terry

  2. michael eck says:

    I don’t know, if you ask me, it looks like that McKrells pic might have been photoshopped! (But hey, who am I to talk, I’m playing in the Stomps!).

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