Five New Concerts Announced for The Egg

The shows just keep on comin’ at The Egg in Albany. The latest round of announcements brings five more new shows to the upcoming 2013 concert calendar.

Tickets are currently available to members of The Egg and will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, December 18.

Here are the newly added concerts for The Egg:

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 7:30pm
The Albert Lee Band
With Kate Taylor
The Swyer Theatre, $24
One of the most unique – and busiest – electric guitarists of the past 40 years, Albert Lee is well known for his work with Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris, the Everly Brothers, Joe Cocker, and Rosanne Cash – to name just a few – as well as for leading his own roots-rock bands. Folksinger Kate Taylor – sister of James & Livingston – opens the show.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 7:30pm
The Wiyos
With Mike + Ruthy
The Swyer Theatre, $20
A double bill of pure American roots music with the Wiyos – who bring an exuberance and intensity to their singular blend of early jazz, rock and Tin Pan Alley pop – and Mike + Ruthy – formerly of the Mammals – and the new darlings of the folk music scene.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 7:30pm
Shawn Mullins
The Swyer Theatre, $24
Ever since Shawn Mullins topped the charts with his Grammy-nominated song “Lullaby,” he has continued to produce a series of acclaimed pop-influenced folk recordings such as “Shimmer,” “Beautiful Wreck” and “Light You Up.”

SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 8pm
Enter the Haggis
The Swyer Theatre, $24
From Toronto comes Enter the Haggis performing their super-charged indie/Celtic/folk/rock/world-fusion music that surprises and delights audiences of all ages.

SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 7:30pm
Maura O’Connell
The Swyer Theatre, $24
Omni-pop chanteuse Maura O’Connell performs her signature interpretations of impeccably chosen American and Irish songs as she tours for the final time as a bandleader – don’t miss this “farewell” performance by one of the world’s most captivating vocalists.

One Response to “Five New Concerts Announced for The Egg”

  1. iamadog says:

    I’m waiting for the Egg to book the Emmy Lou Harris & Rodney Crowell/Richard Thompson electric trio tour coming this spring.

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