George Jones, one of country music’s greatest singers, steps up to the microphone at the Calvin Theater in Northampton at 8pm on Tuesday, July 17. Priced at $39.50, $49.50 & $59.50, tix go on sale to the general public on Friday (March 2).
Concert promoter Greg Bell celebrates his 20th anniversary in the music biz with a two-night bash at Valentine’s Music Hall in Albany on the first weekend in April. At 9:30pm on Friday, April 6, it’s a Conehead Buddha reunion with the Sunny Side of the Street Band opening the show ($12 in advance; $15 at the door). Then at 9:30pm on Saturday April 7, it’s the double-bill of Timbre Coup and Formula 5 ($10 in advance; $12 at the door).
Northern Lights in Clifton Park has bolstered its concert calendar with a couple of newly announced shows. Kottonmouth Kings and Twiztid team up for a co-headlining assault at 7:30pm on Tuesday, April 24, with Blaze & Big B opening the show ($18 in advance; $20 at the door). And Falling Into Reverse is slated to take over the stage on Saturday, July 14, with the Viking and the Harrowing kicking off the night at 7:30pm ($16 in advance; $18 at the door). Tix for both shows go on sale at 10am on Saturday (March 3).
Led by former Eighteen Visions vocalist James Hart, Burn Halo lands at Jillian’s in Albany at 8pm on Tuesday, March 20 ($10). Also coming up at Jillian’s are Perpetual Groove at 9:30pm on Wednesday, March 21 ($12 in advance; $15 at the door); the double-bill of Jimkata and Yellow Dubmarine at 9:30pm on Thursday, March 29 ($10 in advance; $12 at the door); A Silent Film on Friday, April 13 ($10 in advance; $12 at the door); and Tokyo Police Club at 9pm on Saturday, June 9 ($15 in advance; $17 at the door).
Several new shows have been added to the calendar at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton, the most intriguing of which is Marshall Crenshaw at 7pm on Thursday, May 10. The Bottle Rockets will open the show and then back up popmeister Crenshaw. Tix are $20 in advance; $25 at the door.
Club Helsinki in Hudson has added shows by superb singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier at 8pm on Sunday, May 6 ($18 in advance; $20 at the door); and the Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Steam Show on Friday, July 27 ($TBA).
As we announced earlier, Melvin Seals & JGB land at Putnam Den in Saratoga Springs for a two-night stand. Showtime is 9pm on Saturday & Sunday, March 10 & 11; advance tix are $20. Other upcoming shows at the Den are Boombox with HipDrop at 9pm on Friday, March 23 ($14; students $10); Zach Deputy at 9pm on Saturday, March 31 ($10); Kung Fu with Sidetrack Charlie at 9pm on Thursday, April 5 ($10); Max Creek with Sidetrack Charlie at 9pm on Friday, April 7 ($12 in advance; $15 at the door); Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds with MaryLeigh & the Fauves at 9pm on Friday, April 13 ($10); the Ryan Montbleau Band with Conehead Buddha at 9pm on Friday, April 20 ($12 in advance; $15 at the door).
The Wood Theater in Glens Falls welcomes the Irish Comedy Tour featuring Derek Richards, Mike McCarthy, Joey Carroll, Jim Campbell and Derrick Keane at 8pm on Friday, March 9; mentalist the Amazing Kreskin at 7:30pm on Friday, March 30; the cabaret act of brothers Will & Anthony Nunziata at 8pm on Sunday & Monday, August 19 & 20.
POSTPONED: Jefferson Starship – originally slated for Sunday, March 18 at the Bearsville Theatre in Woodstock – has been postponed to an as-yet-undetermined date in July… A couple of shows at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton have been postponed: the Levon Helm Band – originally slated for Friday (March 2) – has been pushed back til Friday, April 20; Lily Tomlin – originally scheduled for Thursday, April 12 – has been postponed til Friday, May 4.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Malone Brothers – featuring the Radiators’ Dave Malone and the subdudes’ Tommy Malone – make their Nippertown debut at The Egg in April.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, PART II: Comedian Mike Birbiglia’s one-man show “My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend” is headed into The Egg in Albany.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, PART III: Fresh from their sold-out performance last night at the Palace Theatre, tween-pop stars Big Time Rush are slated to return to town for a summer re-run performance at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs in August with Cody Simpson and Rachel Crow.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, PART IV: The classic-rock oldies double-bill of Chicago and the Doobie Brothers is headed to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center this summer, too.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, PART V: Phish is headed back to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center once again this this – this time for a three-night stand.