The Linda in Albany has added a handful of new concerts to its calendar:
PROFESSOR LOUIE & THE CROWMATIX
Friday, March 9, 8pm
An evening of movies and music with Professor Louie & the Crowmatix providing a live soundtrack to the 1902 classic sci-fi film “A Trip To The Moon,” followed by “Woodstock-Siberia Blues Express,” a 25-minute documentary film of Prof. Louie’s tours in Russia. The night will conclude with a concert by the band.
ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL
Saturday, March 31, 8pm
The Red Haired Strangers host the annual one-night benefit fest, which will feature Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys, Annie & the Hedonists, Street Corner Holler and other special guests.
Saturday, April 7, 8pm
The eclectic virtuoso guitarist and singer Michael Daves – who recently released the stunning album “Sleep With One Eye Open,” a dazzling collaboration with mandolin great Chris Thile recorded at Jack White’s Nashville studio – returns to town following last month’s show with Thile at Club Helsinki.
Friday, April 13, 8pm
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of his classic album “Blue River,” the veteran Buffalo-born folk troubadour will be featuring songs from the 1972 album. He will also perform songs which span his long career from early gems like “Thirsty Boots” and “Violets Of Dawn” to new songs. With special guest Inge Andersen.
THE SWEETBACK SISTERS
Friday, June 15, 8pm
The Sweetback Sisters swing into town and onto The Linda stage on with their sweet harmonies and honky tonk spirit. Hailing from Brooklyn, the band puts a modern spin on such classic country artists as Hank Williams, Patsy Cline and Hazel Dickens.