Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Announces New Season of Shows

The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall has announced its 2011-2012 season of concerts, and it’s a wildly eclectic mix of bluegrass, jazz, Broadway, classical, Cajun music and much more.

Tix go on sale to Music Hall members and subscribers on Monday (August 1). Single tickets will go on sale to the general public at 10am on Monday, August 15.

Here’s the line-up:

The Midtown Men
October 9, 7pm – $40, $44, $49
Four stars from the original cast of Broadway’s “Jersey Boys” celebrate the music that defined the ’60s – the Beatles, the Beach Boys, the Jackson Five, the Mamas and the Papas, the Four Seasons and more.

An Evening With the David Lanz Liverpool Trio
October 15, 8pm – $28, $32, $35
Grammy nominated pianist David Lanz will be joined by flutist Gary Stroutsos and cellist Walter Gray to play selections from his CD “Liverpool: Re-imagining the Beatles.”

The Grascals
November 3, 8pm – $25, $30, $35, Student Price $12
Grammy nominees the Grascals are one of the finest bluegrass bands in the land, as proven by their three 2011 Bluegrass Music Awards, including Instrumental Group of the Year.

Interpreti Veneziani
November 5, 8pm – $29, $34, $38
The Italian string orchestra performs music by Vivaldi and other masters of the baroque era.

Benny Goodman: A Carnegie Hall Tribute
November 10, 7:30pm – $30, $35, $39
In a benefit for the Capital Region Coalition to End Homelessness the Brooks Tegler 16-Piece Orchestra recreates the famed 1938 Carnegie Hall debut of Benny Goodman and his band.

Blue Suede Christmas
December 17, 8pm – $29, $39, $49, Student Price $15
Elvis tribute artists Scot Bruce and Mike Albert serve up an evening of Presley’s pop hits and holiday favorites.

An Nollaig: An Irish Christmas with Eileen Ivers
December 18, 3pm – $27, $32, $38, Student Price $15
A Celtic Christmas concert with fiddle sensation Eileen Ivers and her band.

Dee Dee Bridgewater, To Billie With Love: A Celebration of Lady Day
January 14, 2012, 8pm – $30, $35, $39
The Tony and Grammy Award winning jazz vocalist pays tribute to the great Billie Holiday.

Bad Boys of Broadway
January 21, 2012, 8pm – $30, $35, $39, Student Price $15
Two of the baddest boys on Broadway – Tony Award winning singer Schuler Hensley and Tony, Emmy, Oscar and Grammy winning composer-orchestrator Jonathan Tunick – join forces to serve up an evening of musical theater’s most villainous songs.

Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole
February 4, 2012, 8pm – $20, $25, $30, Student Price $15
An evening of great Cajun and zydeco music with fiddler-singer-accordionist-songwriter Cedric Watson and his red-hot Louisiana band.

Pickin’: A Bluegrass All Star Jam
February 10, 2012, 8pm – $25, $30, $35, Student Price $12
A bonafide bluegrass super-group featuring fiddler Michael Cleveland, Sammy Shelor on banjo, vocalists Claire Lynch and Don Rigsby and many others.

February 19, 2012, 3pm – $25, $27, $32, Student Price $15
Brothers Giles, Ralph, Graham and Neal Broadbent serve up an evening of electric string quartet music that stretches from Brahms to Charlie Daniels.

Ethel with guest artist Robert Mirabal
February 25, 2012, 8pm – $25, $30, $35
The always adventurous string quartet ETHEL teams with Grammy-winning flutist Robert Mirabal to present “Music of the Sun,” inspired by the sun mythology of Native Americans.

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
March 19, 2012, 7:30pm – $79, $69, $59, Student Price $22
Led by trumpet titan Wynton Marsalis, the world renowned 15-piece big band performs the full jazz spectrum with special attention paid to Marsalis’ own music for big band in honor of his 50th birthday.

Vox Audio
March 23, 2012, 8pm – $25, $30, $35, Student Price $15
An interactive, theatrical, family-friendly performance by the acclaimed a cappella group.

Strunz & Farah
April 15, 2012, 7:30pm – $20, $25, $30, Student Price $15
The gifted guitar duo plays an exotic blend of flamenco, Afro-Latin and Latin folk, Middle Eastern and jazz backed by an international ensemble of world-class musicians.

The Hot Club of San Francisco
April 21, 2012, 8pm – $27, $30, $35, Student Price $15
The west coast Gypsy jazz ensemble unreels the scintillating music of Django Reinhardt and much more.

Riders in the Sky
April 28, 2012, 8pm – $20, $25, $30, Student Price $12
America’s favorite singing cowboys transform the Music Hall into a campfire sing-along with marvelous music and a wacky sense of cornpone humor.

Gabriela Montero
May 4, 2012, 8 PM – $30, $33, $38, Student Price $15
The stunning vocalist is a true rarity – a classical vocalist who can improvise with the best of them.

Lea Salonga
May 5, 2012, 8 PM – $50, $55, Student Price $20
The star of Broadway’s “Miss Saigon,” “Les Miserables” and “Flower Drum Song” (as well as the voice of Princess Jasmine in Disney’s “Aladdin”), takes you on a musical tour of her stellar musical career.

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