JUNE 4: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

June 4th, 2015, 12:00 pm by Greg
Vanilla Ice

Vanilla Ice @ SPAC, 6/4/11

Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday. So we’re back for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History. Check out our round-up of May 28 concerts through the years…

2014: Living Colour, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2013: Open Mic Night featuring Cirque Éloize @ Club Helsinki, Hudson
2011: FLY-92 SummerJam featuring Jason Derulo, Vanilla Ice, the Ready Set, Runner Runner @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2010: Dave Matthews Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2009: Alive at Five featuring Blues Traveler, Jim Weider’s Project Percolator @ Riverfront Park, Albany
2008: Matt Mirabile & Allison Jacobs @ the Pearl Street Pub, Albany
2007: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2006: John Gorka, Pat Wictor @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2005: Gary Smulyan, Pete Malinverni @ North Pointe Arts Center, Kinderhook
2004: Hank Williams III, Porter Hall, TN @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
2003: CKY @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2002: Green Day, Blink-182, Saves the Day @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2000: Patti Smith, Gloria Deluxe @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
1999: Dirty Dozen Brass Band @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1998: Alive at Five featuring Commander Cody, Rocky Velvet @ Tricentennial Park, Albany
1996: Stabbing Westward, Dig @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1995: The Little River Band @ Corning Preserve, Albany
1994: Lonesome Val Haynes, Caroline MotherJudge, Beth Jochum @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1993: Foghat @ the OTB Scoreboard, Albany
1992: k.d. lang @ Proctors, Schenectady
1991: The Clancy Brothers, McKrell & Bedrosian @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs
1989: Poison, Tesla @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1988: Three Dog Night, America @ the Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1987: Lonesome Val, Joypop @ QE2, Albany
1985: Polkaholics, Fifth Column @ 288 Lark, Albany
1967: Gene Krupa @ the Kenmore Hotel’s Rainbow Room, Albany

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