Michelle Shocked Heads to Putnam Den for a Summer Residency

June 14th, 2016, 12:00 pm by Greg
Michelle Shocked

Michelle Shocked returns to Saratoga Springs for Mercury Trilogy residency

Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

Singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked is headed to Putnam Den in Saratoga Springs for a three-show residency in which she’ll be performing a different album in its entirety at each performance. For her “Mercury Trilogy” summer residency at the Den, she will be accompanied by her band 1000 Yard, featuring Josh Chambers and Lucas Ruedy.

Tickets for each show are on sale now, priced at $20; $25 for those under age 21.

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Here’s the schedule for Michelle Shocked’s Mercury Trilogy summer residency at Putnam Den:

THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 9pm
Short Sharp Shocked (1988)
Accompanied by 1000 Yard and Dryer with a theatrical stage show that features a custom-made Tesla Coil
With Dryer opening the show

THURSDAY, JULY 14, 9pm
Captain Swing (1989)
Accompanied by 1000 Yard and John Nazarenko’s bop/swing/big band collective
With re-workings of Shocked’s hits and standards

THURSDAY, JULY 21, 9pm
Arkansas Traveler (1992)
Accompanied by 1000 Yard and Washington County bluegrass musicians