NOVEMBER 12: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

November 12th, 2015, 1:00 pm by Greg


Photographs of Bruce Springsteen at RPI’s Houston Field House, 11/12/78 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 November 12 concerts through the years…

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2014: Laurie Anderson @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy
2013: Schenectady Pipe Band, the Braemar Highland Dancers, the Fighting 86’s @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady
2012: Civil Twilight, Northern Faces @ the Bayou Cafe, Albany
2011: Local Ensemble @ Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Springs
2010: Mountain Man, Sara Marcus @ Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy
2009: The Adam Rogers Quartet @ Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
2008: Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, April Verch @ The Linda, Albany
2007: Zox, Luxury Flats @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2006: Audra McDonald @ Proctors, Schenectady
2005: The Blasters, the Lustre Kings @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2004: Olivia Newton John @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2003: Yonder Mountain String Band @ The Egg, Albany
2002: Graham Colton, Coal Palace Kings @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2000: Cherish the Ladies, Solas @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1999: Lloyd Cole, Arc @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1998: Buddy Guy, Blind Boys of Alabama, Billy Boy Arnold @ Proctors, Schenectady
1997: Something Happens @ Tinker Street Cafe, Woodstock
1995: Cleo Laine @ The Egg, Albany
1994: Joan Jett @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1993: Paul Collins’ Beat @ Tinker Street Cafe, Woodstock
1992: The Reno Brothers, Preying Field @ the New Town Tavern, Troy
1991: XQSME @ Bogie’s, Albany
1990: Crash Vegas @ Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
1989: Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughan @ RPI’s Houston Field House, Troy
1988: 805 @ Tiger’s Pub, Clifton Park
1987: Squeeze, the Silencers @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
1986: Jerry Dale McFadden @ QE2, Albany
1978: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band @ RPI’s Houston Field House, Troy


2 thoughts on “NOVEMBER 12: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History”

  1. Toast says:

    11/12/1987 – Rush (with McAuly Schenker Group opening) at RPI’s Houston Fieldhouse in Troy

  2. Fred says:

    1989: I was there! SRV was playing on a level that left Jeff Beck in awe that night.

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