IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Bearsville Theater will be hosting a Hurricane Sandy Relief Benefit Concert on Sunday (November 11) featuring the Five Points Band, David Malachowski & the Woodstock All Stars, Tracy Bonham, Jerry Marotta, We Must Be, John Sebastian, Danny Louis (Gov’t Mule) & Machan Taylor with Phelonious Phunk Phriends and more. Studio Stu emcees the bash…
The Van Dyck in Schenectady has announced a pair of new shows for January. Uber-popmeister Marshall Crenshaw claims the stage for two shows on Saturday, January 12 at 7 & 9:30pm ($15 in advance; $19 at the door), while the always reliable blues-jazz-swing guitar master Duke Robillard and his band take over at 7 & 9:30pm on Friday, January 18 ($18 in advance; $22 at the door).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The concert by hip-hopster Nas – which was originally slated to take place at the Washington Avenue Armory in Albany on Friday (November 9) – has been moved to the Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton ark. Jhene Aiko is scheduled to open the show at 9pm.
There’s no official word yet from the Glens Falls Civic Center, but according to the band’s website Christian rockers Third Day will be bringing their Miracle Tour to the Glens Falls arena on Friday, March 1. “American Idol” finalist Colton Dixon and singer-songwriter Josh Wilson will open the show at 7pm. Stay tuned for further details…
The EQX Miller Lite Concert Series throws another free concert at the Bayou Cafe in Albany when Civil Twilight takes the stage on Monday (November 12). Doors open at 7pm, and Local 518 faves Northern Faces kick off the evening’s festivities at 7:30pm.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The concert by British progressive rock veterans Renaissance – which was postponed from its original October 14 date at The Egg in Albany – has now been re-scheduled…
Local 518 soulful singer-songwriter Sean Rowe celebrated the release of his new album, The Salesman and the Shark, in September, and now he’s returning home for a show at Putnam Den in Saratoga Springs at 9pm on Friday, November 23. Tix are $10.
SOLD OUT: The discussion with Oscar and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns at The Egg in Albany on Monday, November 26, is now officially sold out.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The concert by Meat Loaf – which was originally scheduled for the Palace Theatre in Albany on Saturday, November 3 – was postponed due to complications from Hurricane Sandy. No new date has been announced yet. Stay tunes for updates.
The Bayou Cafe in Albany has a batch of intriguing new shows on tap, including the double-bill of New Orleans soul-rockers the Revivalists with Van Ghost (featuring Trey Anastasio Band’s Jennifer Hartswick) at 9:30pm on Saturday, November 17 ($10 in advance; $12 at the door); Chappo on Tuesday, December 4 ($8 in advance; $10 at the door); Hollis Brown on Thursday, December 13 ($10); and a special acoustic evening with Company of Thieves on Friday, February 1 ($20 in advance; $25 at the door).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Egg in Albany announced two new concerts for early 2013 – the award-winning bluegrass band the Gibson Brothers and the dynamic world music/jazz duo of guitar great Al Di Meola and Cuban pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba.