The Egg in Albany has added six more new concerts to its 2014-15 season of performances. Tickets for the new shows are currently available to members of The Egg and will go on sale to the general public on Friday (August 8).
Here are the details regarding the half-dozen new concerts at The Egg:
CHAD & JEREMY
Sunday, October 12, 7:30pm
The duo of Chad Stuart and Jeremy Clyde became a sensation in America riding the wave of the ’60s British Invasion, chalking up nearly a dozen Top 40 hits, including “Summer Song,” “Yesterday’s Gone,” “Willow Weep for Me” and “Distant Shores.”
Friday, October 17, 7:30pm
Featuring four saxophones and a percussionist, Habana Sax synthesizes Afro-Cuban, salsa, Latin and American jazz, venturing from mystical chant to rhythmic dance music to improvisational jazz.
Saturday, October 18, 8pm
The breezy songs of Brett Dennen combine the earnest sentiments of activist folk with briskly sweet-natured pop. In his solo acoustic concert, Dennen will perform music from his five albums, including his most recent Smoke & Mirrors.
LUCY KAPLANSKY, RICHARD SHINDELL & LARRY CAMPBELL
Friday, November 7, 8pm
Two of the day’s finest singer-songwriters – and friends for more than 25 years – Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell join forces with multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire Larry Campbell for an evening of contemporary folk songs and some well-chosen covers from their new album, Tomorrow You’re Going.
NELS CLINE & JULIAN LAGE
Thursday, November 20, 7:30pm
Wilco guitar wizard Nels Cline, whose musical world encompasses jazz, rock, punk and off-the-wall fretboard experiments, joins forces with fellow guitar phenom Julian Lage for a concert featuring compositions by both players, along with a plenty of spontaneous improvisation.
NATALIE McMASTER & DONNELL LEAHY
Wednesday, February 25, 7:30pm
Two of the world’s most celebrated fiddlers – the husband-and wife team of Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy – perform “Visions from Cape Breton and Beyond” – melding their individual styles into a whirlwind of traditional and contemporary music featuring their band and ensemble of dancers.