WEQX-FM is sponsoring a free show by Deer Tick at Jillian’s in Albany on Saturday, December 10. Doors open at 8pm.
Recent additions to the concert calendar for the Eighth Step at Proctors in Schenectady include the marvelous Buffy Sainte-Marie and her band at 7:30pm on Friday, January 6 ($28, $35); folk-pop duo Aztec Two-Step at 7:30pm on Saturday, January 28 ($26 in advance; $28 at the door); and jazz guitar great Frank Vignola at 7:30pm on Saturday, February 4 ($24 in advance; $26 at the door). Tix for all three shows are currently on sale.
Steve Aoki – electro house musician, record producer and founder of Dim Mak Records – pumps up the volume at Northern Lights in Clifton Park at 9pm on Wednesday, February 29. (Happy Sadie Hawkins Day!) Priced at $25 in advance, tix go on sale at 1pm on Saturday (December 3).
Proctors in Schenectady is hosting “First Night of Funny” on Saturday, December 31, as four comedians – Paul Bond, Carole Montgomery, Johnny Rizzo and Chris Rich – provide the chuckles to usher in the new year. Showtime is 8pm. Tix are $24 through Christmas; $29 thereafter; $34 at the door.