AUGUST 6: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

August 6th, 2015, 10:00 am by Greg

Aaron Neville

Aaron Neville of the Neville Brothers @ Alive at Five, 8/6/09


Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday. So we’re back with another installment of our weekly flashback feature: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History. Check out our round-up of August 6 concerts through the years…

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2014: Marcia Ball @ Shepard Park, Lake George
2013: Justin Hayward @ The Egg, Albany
2012: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ Dana Park, Albany
2011: Alloy Orchestra’s “Metropolis” @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
2010: George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Tom Hambridge & the Rattlesnakes @ The Egg, Albany
2009: The Neville Brothers @ Alive at Five, Albany
2008: K.T. Tunstall, Martha Wainwright, Leon Russell @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2007: Angelique Kidjo, Beatdown Collective @ Washington Park, Albany
2006: John Fogerty, Willie Nelson @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2005: Hem @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
2004: Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Hot Club of Cowtown @ Doubleday Field, Cooperstown
2002: Mary J. Blige, Wyclef Jean @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2001: The Flatlanders @ Washington Park, Albany
2000: King Diamond, Shadows Fall, Babylon Whores @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
1999: Robert Gordon @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
1998: Maura O’Connell, the McKrells @ OTB Tele-Theatre, Schenectady
1997: Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1996: Itzhak Perlman’s Tribute to Klezmer Music @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1995: Bob Weir/Rob Wasserman, From Good Homes @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1994: Solomons RamaDa, Rotary Ten, the Velveteens @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1993: The Neville Brothers @ the Berkshire Performing Arts Center, Lenox
1992: Cleo Laine @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1991: The Count Basie Orchestra @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany
1990: Joan Armatrading @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1989: Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1988: Aerosmith, Guns ‘N Roses @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1987: George Thorogood @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
1986: Smokey Robinson @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1978: The Beach Boys @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1977: Oscar Peterson, McCoy Tyner @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1985: Motherless & the Merry Knights @ 288 Lark, Albany
1972: The Fith Dimension @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1967: Ravi Shankar @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

4 thoughts on “AUGUST 6: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History”

  1. Normando says:

    Did The Fith Dimension do a version of Goin’ Out of My Head?

  2. Rudy says:

    No I think that was the Lettermen.

  3. Fred says:

    2001: The Flatlanders @ Washington Park, Albany. One of the best shows ever. I sure do miss the shows that venue had for all those years.

    2009: The Neville Brothers @ Alive at Five, Albany. Legendary! I think they’d have played all night if the mayor had allowed it.

  4. michael eck says:

    Hard to believe Hem was 10 years ago. I love that band.

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