Win FREE TICKETS to Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys @ the Ale House on Tuesday!

May 2nd, 2013, 1:00 pm by Greg

Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys are certainly no strangers to Nippertown. Just last year, they toured through town, making memorable stops at both the Ale House in Troy and Club Helsinki in Hudson.

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And now Big Sandy and the boys are headed back to the Ale House on Tuesday night (May 7) for a special show that not only celebrates their upcoming CD What a Dream It’s Been, but also the band’s 25th anniversary together.

That’s right, 25 years, 14 albums and hundreds of thousands of miles on the road…

“When I first got together for a garage rehearsal with a group of musician friends in the spring of 1988 in Anaheim, California, I never dreamed that I would someday be celebrating the silver anniversary of the rocking little band that formed that afternoon,” says Big Sandy. “Yet here I am, looking back over a wild ride that has taken us around the world countless times, that has put us in front of national television audiences, and – most importantly – that has given me the opportunity to play the music that I grew up having such a passion for – Rockabilly, Rock & Roll, Honky-Tonk, Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Doo-Wop.”

Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys land at the Ale House in Troy at 8pm on Tuesday (May 7). Tickets are $15.

BUT WAIT… there’s more. We’re giving away a pair of FREE TICKETS for Big Sandy’s concert to a lucky Nippertown reader! To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. Deadline to enter is 12noon on Tuesday (May 7). The winner will be selected at random and notified on Tuesday afternoon. Good luck! Congratulations to the winner, who has been notified by email.

19 thoughts on “Win FREE TICKETS to Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys @ the Ale House on Tuesday!”

  1. steve nover says:

    everyone knows it’s Sandy

  2. leebone says:

    me me me – please !

  3. Vonda Mason says:

    This is going to be a great show!

  4. Dave Render says:


  5. Alan G. says:

    I can’t think of a better way to spend a Tuesday evening.

  6. PK Miller says:

    Their wings are to die for so…

  7. Martin Amyot says:

    Big Sandy Rocks!!!

  8. Capgirl says:

    The more tequila he drinks, the better the show gets!!! Love to see him again!

  9. Cudavolvo says:

    Gimme! (Please?)

  10. Tim says:

    this show may be worth a fly over to troy

  11. James Kirk says:

    Saw him at the Continental Club in Austin back in 2000, Great show. Would LOVE to see him again.

  12. Thaddeus says:

    Get Ready, Heaven Is The Other Way!

  13. Vonda Mason says:

    It’s going to be a great Tuesday in Troy!

  14. jay bird gorleski says:

    lets all have an ale at THE ALE HOUSE and listen to some high-billy music! rockabilly rules!

  15. Tim McD says:

    It’s taken me 14 albums and 25 years to see this amazing band, don’t make me wait any longer!

  16. Jeanette says:

    Big Sandy is the ultimate in suave!
    Love him!

  17. Jason Fenton says:

    This is the only Sandy that we want blowing through the Capital District!

  18. Chris Michael says:

    Thru Dreamin’…It’s Time

  19. Erin O'Brien says:

    I can’t think of a better way to spend the evening!

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