Where to See the Grammy Nominees

The nominations have been announced for the 55th annual Grammy Awards, and it looks like quite a few of the nominees will be rolling through Nippertown on their upcoming tours.

Here’s the low-down on where to see and hear this year’s Grammy nominees in the spotlight around town:

WHO: Ruthie Foster
WHERE: The Egg, Albany
WHEN: Friday (December 7), 8pm
HOW MUCH: $24
NOMINATION: Best Blues Album

WHO: The Lumineers (with Swear & Shake and the Parlor)
WHERE: The Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park
WHEN: Monday, December 17, 8pm
HOW MUCH: FREE
NOMINATION: Best New Artist / Best Americana Album

WHO: Noam Pikelny (with the Gibson Brothers)
WHERE: The Egg, Albany
WHEN: Friday, January 11, 7:30pm
HOW MUCH: $24
NOMINATION: Best Bluegrass Album

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WHO: Esperanza Spalding (as a member of Joe Lovano’s Us Five)
WHERE: The Egg, Albany
WHEN: Sunday, January 20, 7:30pm
HOW MUCH: $29.50
NOMINATIONS: Best Jazz Vocal Album / Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist / Best Long Form Music Video

WHO: Lewis Black
WHERE: The Palace Theatre, Albany
WHEN: Friday, March 22, 8pm
NOMINATION: Best Comedy Album

WHO: Kurt Elling
WHERE: The Egg, Albany
WHEN: Sunday, March 24, 7:30pm
HOW MUCH: $29.50
NOMINATION: Best Jazz Vocal Performance

WHO: Arturo Sandoval
WHERE: Proctors, Schenectady
WHEN: Friday, April 5, 8pm
HOW MUCH: $20, $25, $30, $35 & $40
NOMINATION: Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album / Best Instrumental Arrangement (2)

WHO: The Goat Rodeo Show (Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile)
WHERE: Tanglewood, Lenox
WHEN: Thursday, August 15, 8:30pm
HOW MUCH: $19-$92
NOMINATION: Best Folk Album / Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

WHO: John Williams
WHERE: Tanglewood, Lenox
WHEN: Saturday, August 24, 8:30pm
HOW MUCH: $21-$117
NOMINATION: Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

GO HERE to view the complete list of Grammy nominees…

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