It’s the Weekend!

June 21st, 2013, 4:00 pm by Greg
Road trip!

Road trip!

Goodbye, you old week. But here comes the first official weekend of summer – and some summertime heat, too – and that’s going to be so much more fun…

But before we head out for our big fun festival weekend 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

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:

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Larry Murray
Kirsten Ferguson
Gail M. Burns
J Hunter
Rudy Lu
Wanda Callagy
Stanley Johnson
Fred Rudofsky
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Andrew Gregory
Pete Mason
Don Wilcock
Eric Gleason

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:

Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs
398 Group, Saratoga Springs

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:

The Egg, Albany
Shakespeare & Co., Lenox
Maple Ski Ridge, Rotterdam
River Street Festival, Troy
The Linda, Albany
Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy
Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield
Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
Rhythm On the Ridge, Rotterdam
Troy Waterfront Farmers Market, Troy

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes