OCTOBER 29: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

October 29th, 2015, 12:00 pm by Greg
 Blottoween with Blotto @ Wheels Plus, 10/29/82

Blottoween with Blotto (as the Go-Go’s) @ Wheels Plus, 10/29/82

Photograph by Martin Benjamin

It’s Throwback Thursday. So we’re back with another installment of our weekly flashback feature: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History. Check out our round-up of October 29 concerts through the years…

2014: Los Straitjackets, the Connection @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
2013: Fitz & the Tantrums, Capital Cities, Beat Club @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park
2011: Walking X-Ray, Disposable Rocket Band, Goldtooth, Cosmonauts, the Loom, Sea of Trees @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2010: Howard Fishman & His Orchestra @ Club Helsinki, Hudson
2009: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2008: Green Jelly @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2007: Devil Music Ensemble @ Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy
2006: Alice in Chains, Hurt @ Washington Avenue Armory, Albany
2005: The Alloy Orchestra @ MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center, North Adams
2004: Vassar Clements @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
2003: Queensryche, Echo 7 @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2002: Herbie Hancock @ The Egg, Albany
2000: Bill Cosby @ Proctors, Schenectady
1999: The Battlefield Band, the McKrells @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1998: The Tiger Lillies, Rob Skane @ Positively Fourth Street, Troy
1997: The Frank and Walters, Giant Ray Soda, Swollen @ Bogie’s, Albany
1996: Flaco Jimenez @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
1995: John Hiatt, Bonepony @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
1994: Bruce Cockburn @ Proctors, Schenectady
1993: James Cotton, Ernie Williams @ The Egg, Albany
1992: The Spin Doctors @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
1991: BoDeans, Will T. Massey @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
1990: The Rollins Band, Vertebrae @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1989: Vulgar Boatmen, Private Plain @ QE2, Albany
1987: INXS, the Brandos @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
1982: Blotto @ Wheels Plus Roller Rink (later to become J.B.’s Theater), Albany
1971: The J. Geils Band @ UAlbany’s Campus Center Ballroom, Albany (tickets – $2.50)

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