JUNE 30: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

June 30th, 2016, 12:00 pm by Greg
Esperanza Spalding (photo by Stanley Johnson)

Esperanza Spalding @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 6/30/12

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Stanley Johnson

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 June 30 concerts through the years…

2015: David Crosby @ The Egg, Albany
2014: Fyvush Finkel @ Barrington Stage Company’s Mr. Finn’s Cabaret, Pittsfield
2013: Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Fest featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Tony Bennett, Ingrid Jensen, Donny McCaslin, Kevin Eubanks, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2012: Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Fest featuring Mingus Big Band, Esperanza Spalding, Maceo Parker, Chris Botti, Christain McBride’s Inside Straight, Jeremy Pelt, Catherine Russell, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2011: Thompson Square, the Hillbilly Horns @ Alive at Five, Albany
2010: The Refrigerators, Blue Machine, the Hill Hollow Band @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2009: John Medeski & Tisiji Munoz @ the Colony Cafe, Woodstock
2008: Vegitation @ Red Square, Albany
2007: SAWFest featuring Ramblin Jug Stompers, the Psychoneedles, Workingman’s Army, Next President, the Summer Sounds of Salem Superstars, Jason Irwin @ Salem Art Works, Salem
2006: Keb’ Mo’, Brendan James @ The Egg, Albany
2005: Mary Wilson, Tammy Fletcher & the Disciples @ Alive at Five, Albany
2004: Joe Nacco Duo, Mike Thomas @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2003: Norah Jones, Gillian Welch @ Proctors, Schenectady
2002: Freihofer Saratoga Jazz Fest featuring Natalie Cole, Wynton Marsalis Septet, FourPlay, Cassandra Wilson, Roy Haynes Quartet, Angelique Kidjo, Steve Turre Quintet, the Vijay Iyer Quartet, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2000: The Lustre Kings, Jeff Strange @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
1999: Ted Nugent, Quiet Riot, Night Ranger, Slaughter @ Pepsi Arena, Albany

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1998: The Mark Shim Quartet @ Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
1997: Roomful of Blues, Johnny Rabb’s Rockhouse @ Capt. JP Cruise, Troy
1996: OZ Willis, 99 Cent Special, Chainsaws & Children @ QE2, Albany
1995: Billy Bragg, Barenaked Ladies, Mae Moore @ The Egg, Albany
1994: Sugartooth, Orangutang, East Wall @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1993: Plaid, Nasty Habits @ Bogie’s, Albany
1992: Bobby Watson & Horizon @ Skidmore College’s Kinghorn Theatre, Saratoga Springs
1991: Lord Tracy, Bitches Brew @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1990: Newport Saratoga Jazz Fest featuring George Benson, McCoy Tyner, Lionel Hampton, Chick Corea, Frank Morgan, Bela Fleck, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1989: Pat Metheny @ Berkshire Performing Arts Center, Lenox
1988: Roger Whitaker @ ???
1987: Kris Kristofferson, David Allen Coe @ Colonie Coliseum, Latham
1985: Kool Jazz Fest featuring the Commodores, Stevie Ray Vaughn & Double Trouble, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Dr. John, Woody Herman All-Stars, the Johnny Otis Show, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1984: Bang Zoom, the Fan Club @ the Mad Hatter, Guilderland
1980: Genesis @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1979: Newport Jazz Fest featuring Grover Washington Jr., Muddy Waters Blues Band, Fats Domino, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Carmen McRae, Lonnie Liston Smith & the Cosmic Echoes, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1978: Kenny Loggins @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1977: Captain & Tenille @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1976: Jazz Fest @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1972: Don McLean @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1971: Blood, Sweat & Tears @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1968: Victor Borge, New York City Ballet Orchestra @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1967: Harry Belafonte @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1962: Bobby Darin @ Washington Avenue Armory, Albany