It’s the Weekend!

December 4th, 2015, 4:00 pm by Greg

It's the weekend!

Congrats! You made it through another work/school week. But before we head out for the surprisingly sunny, warm and fun-filled weekend, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of art and entertainment offerings around Nippertown without a dedicated bunch of wonderful writers, photographers, artists, tipsters and other assorted enablers who continually enrich us all with their contributions. So a big salute goes out to this week’s community contributors:

Ed Conway
Rudy Lu
Don Wilcock
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Kirsten Ferguson
Steven Stock
Bender Melon
Jeff Nania
Tim Reidy
Gabe Cohn
Larry Murray

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Please consider adding your name to this list. Just send us something – a review, preview, interview, photo, list, rant, crayon drawing or whatever’s on your mind. Remember, Nippertown is your hometown, and we can’t possibly do this without your help.

And thanks to all of the folks from the area venues and organizations who were gracious enough to provide us with review tickets and/or photo passes for their events:

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
College of St. Rose’s Massry Center of the Arts, Albany
The Eighth Step, Schenectady
Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs
The Egg, Albany
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy
The Ale House, Troy
Club Helsinki, Hudson
Proctors, Schenectady
The Madison Theater, Albany
Lucas Confectionery, Troy
The Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

One thought on “It’s the Weekend!”

  1. Hello,
    My name is Jody Brenenstuhl. My family owns the Rustic barn Pub in Troy, NY, and I manage it. I also book all the bands and found out from a patron about your page. I would love to be added to your venue list. here is a list of my upcoming events too. Our web site is and our physical address is 150 Speigletown, RD. Troy, NY 12182 (518)235-5858. Thank you so much!! We really appreciate the support!
    12-3-15– Open Mic with Uncle John’s Blues Band 8pm
    12-4-15– North & South Dakotas 8pm
    12-5-15–True Grit Outlaws(Country music & Ugly Holiday Sweater Party!) 8pm
    12-10-15–Open Mic with Kelly McGuire 8pm
    12-11-15– The Snook Bros. 8pm
    12-12-15– Dead Ahead (Music of the Grateful Dead) 8pm
    12-17-15–Open Mic with Chris Neary & Jeffery T 8pm
    12-18-15– River Junction 8pm
    12-19-15– Spritual Rez wsg– The Cornerstone (Reggae) 8pm
    12-24-15– Sax-O-Claus Happy Hour 4:30pm(bar closes at 6pm)
    12-31-15– NYE PARTY with Knot Dead and tophenjamin 8pm –
    (Complimentary Pulled Pork Sliders and Champagne Toast at midnight!)
    1-2-16– Karaoke Night!! 8pm
    1-7-16– Open Mic with Larry Quinn 8pm
    1-8-16– Harmoic Duo 8pm
    1-9-16–Back 40 Band 8pm
    1-14-16– Open Mic with Allan Epstein 7:30pm

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