Three CD Release Parties Around Town This Weekend

January 8th, 2016, 1:00 pm by Greg
Good Fiction

Good Fiction (photo: Steven Schultz)

The Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany
Tonight (Friday, January 8), 8pm, $10
With Linear North and Carl Daniels & the Black Box
Following the June release of their single, “Baseline,” Local 518 rock trio of vocalist-drummer Patrick Grace, guitarist Alex Wollyung and bassist Taylor Abbitt celebrate the release of their debut, five-song EP, Call Me by Name.

The Living Roots Trio

The Living Roots Trio

Club Helsinki, Hudson
Saturday (January 9), 8pm, $15 in advance; $20 at the door
With Jen Zimberg
The regional folk-rock trio featuring singer-songwriter Séamus Maynard, vocalist Meaghan Witri and bassist “Sauerkraut” Seth Travins celebrates the launch of their debut album, To All Things, recorded at Humble Abode Music in West Hurley with producer Mike Merenda. For this show the Living Roots Trio will be joined by special guests Jen Zimberg, Julian Muller and Eric Sherman.

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Sly Fox with  Luke McNamee

Sly Fox with Luke McNamee

The Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany
Saturday (January 9), 9pm, $8 in advance; $10 at the door
With Let Go Daylight and the Ameros
The blues-based rock ‘n’ roll power trio – featuring guitarist Sly Fox, bassist Dylan Storm and drummer Sean Ireland – celebrates the release of their new full-length CD, American Gypsy. Released on Urban Disaster Records, the 10-song disc includes “Forever Young,” a tribute to the late Local 518 musician Pat Tiernan.


Although there’s no release party on the calendar, the Last Conspirators are releasing their new album, Hold That Thought Forever, today (Friday, January 8). GO HERE for more info…

And Joe Barna’s Sketches of Influence aren’t celebrating the release of a new album, but they are making one this weekend. They’ll be recording their concerts at the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy (at 7pm on Saturday and 6pm on Sunday) for their upcoming live album, Ivory Romance. GO HERE for more info…