The Eighth Step Announces Fall Concert Season

September 26th, 2014, 12:00 pm by Greg

The Eighth Step has been home to the best in traditional and contemporary acoustic music since 1967, and they will kick off another season of concerts at Proctors in Schenectady next month.

Here’s the line-up for the Eighth Step’s fall concert season:

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Saturday, October 4, 7:30pm
Joe Crookston & the BlueBird Jubilee featuring Peter Glanville
at Proctors Underground
$22 in advance; $24 at the door; $30 Gold Circle
Rising singer-songwriter-instrumentalist Joe Crookston & the BlueBird Jubilee with guitarist Peter Glanville kick off the 2014-2015 season of the Eighth Step.

Sunday, October 19, 7:30pm.
Janis Ian
at Proctors GE Theatre
$30; $50 Gold Circle (includes meet-&-greet
The two-time Grammy Award-winner has been speaking her mind and breaking the rules since releasing her hit “Society’s Child” as a 15-year-old singer-songwriter.

Sunday, November 9, 7pm
The Battlefield Band
$26 in advance; $30 at the door; $40 Gold Circle
at Proctors GE Theatre
The award-winning traditional Scottish ensemble in concert.

Sunday, November 16, 7pm
Skip Gorman & Connie Dover
at Proctors Underground
$24 in advance; $26 at the door; $35 Gold Circle
Celebrated vocalist Connie Dover and acclaimed cowboy singer Skip Gorman blend their music in a duo concert celebrating the old songs of the trail and the Celtic ballads that were their predecessors.

Saturday, December 6, 7:30pm
The Slambovian Circus of Dreams
at Proctors GE Theatre
$26 in advance; $28 at the door; $35 Gold Circle
Also known as the Grand Slambovians, the Sleepy Hollow band returns to the Eighth Step in support of their latest album, A Box of Everything.

Sunday, December 14, 7pm
Anne Hills & Michael Smith
at Proctors Underground
$26 in advance; $28 at the door; $35 Gold Circle
Dynamic contemporary singer-songwriters.

Sunday, December 21, 7pm
Sing Solstice with Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie
With the Pokingbrook Morris Dancers
at Proctors GE Theatre
$24 in advance; $26 at the door; $35 Gold Circle
The annual folk concert to usher in the winter season with song and dance

In addition, the Eighth Step will host a free monthly Open Mic & Jam session at 7:30pm on Thursday evenings: October 16, November 20 and December 15. Cathy Winter hosts the sessions in Proctors Apostrophe Cafe.