The BSP Lounge in Kingston is really heating up their concert calendar with the recent additions of Kurt Vile & the Violators at 9pm on Friday, May 23 ($22 in advance; $24 at the door); Simone Felice with Simi Stone at 9pm on Saturday, May 24 ($20 in advance; $25 at the door); Titus Andronicus at 8pm on Wednesday, June 11 ($15 in advance; $17 at the door); and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at 8pm on Thursday, June 26 ($20 in advance; $25 at the door).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Neutral Milk Hotel rolls into Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown for an outdoor concert in September. Tickets are on sale now…
The award-winning singer, actress and Broadway star Linda Eder will not only perform in concert at Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center at 8pm on Saturday, June 21, but she’ll also be recording the concert for her upcoming CD, Linda Live: The Concert Recording. Tickets are on sale now, priced at $65.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Emmylou Harris has been added as a newly announced headliners at the upcoming fourth annual FreshGrass festival at MASS MoCA in North Adams.
CANCELLED: The Blotto reunion originally slated to hit the stage at the Low Beat in Albany on Saturday, May 31, has been cancelled due to an arm injury of drummer F. Lee Harvey Blotto. Apparently, Tommy John surgery can’t help him, and he’s not prepared to play an entire evening of “Moulty” by the Barbarians.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Zac Brown Band is returning to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center again this summer. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday.
Wakey!Wakey! takes over the stage at the Low Beat in Albany at 8pm on Thursday, June 19. Priced at $10, advance tickets are on sale now.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Albany’s Times Union Center will host Cher’s Dressed to Kill Tour with Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo opening the show.
SOLD OUT: Luka Bloom’s concert at Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs on Thursday, May 22, is now officially sold out.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Lake George Arts Project’s free Jazz at the Lake festival has announced the line-up of bands for Shepard Park in Lake George, including Sex Mob, the Anat Cohen Quartet, Billy Martin’s Wicked Knee, Jane Bunnett & Masqueque, the Raymond Scott Orchestrette and more…
The Calvin Theatre in Northampton will play host to Band of Horses with Midlake at 8pm on Monday, July 28. Priced at $31, tickets are scheduled to go on sale to the general public on Friday (May 16).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The line-up bands for the annual “Sixties Spectacular” at Proctors has been announced. The Schenectady concert will performances by Herman’s Hermits featuring Peter Noone, B.J. Thomas, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels, the Happenings and Dennis Tufano.
Some upcoming shows at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock include the Paul Green Rock Academy at 7pm on Saturday, May 31 ($15, $25, $35 & $50); MTD4lyfe Benefit Concert featuring the Dave Holland-Kevin Eubanks-Nate Smith Trio, Penamach, Bubby Lewis, the Eddy Khaimovich Trio and Gail Ann Dorsey at 7:45pm on Saturday, June 7 ($30); Marc Black at 9pm on Friday, June 13 ($20 in advance; $25 at the door); and the Harry Smith Anthology Tribute at 7:30pm on Saturday, June 14 featuring John Sebastian, Happy Traum, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Ed Sanders, Mikhail Horowitz & Gilles Malkine, Charlie Knicely, Bill & Livia Vanaver, Reggie Harris, the Saturday Night Bluegrass Band (with Bill Keith & Eric Weissberg), Michael Eck, Women of Power and the Rosendale Improvement Assocociation Social Club & Marching Band ($30 & $45).
CH-CH-CH-CHANGES: The Black Violin concert at Club Helsinki in Hudson was originally announced for 9pm Saturday, August 9, but the date has been changed to 8pm on Sunday, August 3.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The complete schedule for the Lake George Arts Project’s annual Wednesday Night Summer Concert Series in Shepard Park has been announced, including upcoming performances by Marcia Ball, the Pine Leaf Boys, Eric Lindell, Albert Cummings and lots more…
Latin superstar Juan Luis Guerra has joined the roster of previously announced performers – including Paul Simon, Bernie Williams and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra – at the concert in celebration of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s 75th anniversary at Cooperstown’s Clark Sports Center on Saturday, August 2.
CH-CH-CH-CHANGES: For the upcoming Trapt concert at the Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park on Sunday, July 6, Leaving Eden has dropped off the bill, and Veer Union, Shallow Side and Frank Palangi have been added.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The complete summer schedule has been announced for the Music Haven Concert Series in Schenectady’s Central Park, including free upcoming performances by James Cotton, the Ghost Train Orchestra, Eileen Ivers, Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys, Mokoomba and more…