MAY 4: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

May 4th, 2017, 12:00 pm by Greg
Guster

Guster @ Northern Lights, 5/4/11

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

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 May 4 concerts through the years…

2016: Borns, Foreign Air @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park
2015: William Tyler, Century Plants, Andrew Joseph Weaver @ the Low Beat, Albany
2014: Megafauna, AM Bodega @ NaNola, Malta
2013: Silver Chicken reunion & CD release party, the McKrells @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs
2012: Big Head Todd & the Monsters @ The Egg, Albany
2011: Guster, Good Old War @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2010: Robert Francis @ The Linda, Albany
2009: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2008: Rev. Horton Heat @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2007: Rev. Billy C. Wirtz @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2006: The Spill Canvas, Flashlight Brown @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
2005: Jake Lear @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
2004: John Pizzarelli Trio @ The Linda, Albany
2003: UAlbany ParkFest featuring 50 Cent, Coheed & Cambria, the Used, Hatebreed, Midtown @ the Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont
2002: Isaac Hayes, Cyrus Chestnut @ Proctors, Schenectady
2000: James Keelaghan @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1999: Thom Martin @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1998: Pat Boone @ Proctors, Schenectady
1997: Ray Davies @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1996: The Nields, Paddy Kilrain @ the Eighth Step, Albany
1995: Earl King, Roomful of Blues @ Columbia Greene Community College, Hudson
1994: Decadent Royals, Lughead @ Bogie’s, Albany
1992: Yanni @ Proctors, Schenectady
1991: Sweet Honey in the Rock @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1990: The Kinks, Janata @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
1989: Cinderella, Winger, the Bullet Boys @ RPI’s Houston Field House, Troy
1988: Glass Eye, Home @ QE2, Albany
1984: The Fabulous Newports @ Skinflint’s, Albany
1979: Susan, Scream @ JB Scott’s, Albany

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2 thoughts on “MAY 4: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History”

  1. Martyn says:

    Was Skinflint’s later the Plaza Grille?

  2. Greg says:

    Close, Martyn. Skinflint’s was at 418 Broadway. The Plaza Grill was at 414 Broadway…

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