It’s the Weekend!

June 7th, 2013, 4:00 pm by Greg
Rain? You really think so?

Rain? You really think so?

Goodbye, you old week, it’s been fun. But here comes the weekend, and that’s going to be so much more fun…

But before we head out for our big fun festival weekend all around Nippertown, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about

And a great big thank-you to everyone who showered us with birthday wishes, as celebrated our fourth anniversary this week.

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Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of offerings around town without a dedicated and devoted bunch of wonderful writers, photographers, artists, tipsters and other assorted enablers who continually enrich us all with their contributions. So a big salute goes out to this week’s community contributors:

Larry Murray
Timothy Reidy
Don Wilcock
Kirsten Ferguson
Fred Rudofsky
Gail Burns
Rudy Lu
Brian Tromans
Tom Lindsay
J Hunter
Dan Hogan
Michael Hochanadel
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Michael Seinberg
Tim Livingston
Mark McGuire
Susan Moore

Please consider adding your name to this list. Just send us something – a review, preview, interview, photo, list, rant, crayon drawing or whatever’s on your mind. Remember, Nippertown is your hometown, and we can’t possibly do this without your help.

Thanks to the fine folks who provided us with cool give-away merch – tix, CDs, downloads and other swag – for the faithful Nippertown readers:

Rhythm On the Ridge, Rotterdam
Maple Ski Ridge, Rotterdam

And thanks to all of the folks from the area venues and organizations who were gracious enough to provide us with review tickets and/or photo passes for their events:

Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
The Ale House, Troy
The Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany
Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
MASS MoCA, North Adams
Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park
Club Helsinki, Hudson
City of Albany Office of Special Events, Albany
Swordpaw HQ, Troy
Freihofer’s Run for Women, Albany
Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes