AUGUST 4: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

August 4th, 2016, 12:00 pm by Greg

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Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Martin Benjamin (Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers at Lollapalooza, 8/4/92, at Saratoga Performing Arts Center)

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 August 4 concerts through the years…

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2015: Brazilian Girls @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
2014: The Moody Blues @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2013: Esperanza Spalding @ Tanglewood’s Ozawa Hall, Lenox
2012: Riverlink Jamboree featuring Dan Johnson & His Expert Sidemen, the Nellies, Rusty Belle and Tophenjamin @ Riverlink Park, Amsterdam
2011: Ed Kowalczyk, Mission Hill @ Alive at Five at Albany’s Riverfront Park, Albany
2010: Los Straitjackets @ Shepard Park, Lake George
2009: Paul Geremia @ Congress Park, Saratoga Springs
2008: Lez Zeppelin @ Washington Park, Albany
2007: Alison Krauss & Union Station @ Times Union Center, Albany
2006: Bill Frisell @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
2005: The Pixies @ The Egg, Albany
2004: Christopher Cross, Karla Bonoff @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2003: Bonerama @ Empire State Plaza Convention Hall, Albany
2002: Bonnie Raitt, Lyle Lovett @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2000: Slaid Cleaves, Terri Hendrix, Ray Wylie Hubbard @ Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
1999: The Lustre Kings @ Shepard Park, Lake George
1998: Willie Nelson @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1997: Bob Dylan, Ani DiFranco, BR5-49 @ Tanglewood, Lenox
1996: Jackson Browne, Shawn Colvin @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1995: The Statler Brothers @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1994: The Temptations, Dion, Gene Pitney @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1993: The Neville Brothers, Art Porter @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1992: Lollapalooza featuring the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam, Jesus & Mary Chain, Lush, Ice Cube, Soundgarden, Ministry @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

1991: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Junkyard @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1990: Bonnie Raitt, Jeff Healy, Dr. John, John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy, Irma Thomas, Charles Brown, John Hammond @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1989: Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Mason Ruffner @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1988: Lonesome Val @ QE2, Albany
1987: Billy Idol, the Cult @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1986: Katia & Marielle Labeque @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1985: Oregon @ El Loco, Albany
1984: Eurythmics @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1983: Blotto, High Times @ The Chance, Poughkeepsie
1978: Linda Ronstadt @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1977: The Spinners @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1975: Glen Campbell @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1970: Johnny Mathis @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1969: Buddy Rich @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

One thought on “AUGUST 4: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History”

  1. steve nover says:

    ’92’s Lollapalooza at SPAC had one other headliner; Siouxsie & the Banshees…..only time I got to see them perform and extra special since they cancelled the 2 previous shows….they were fabulous

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