JUNE 29: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

June 29th, 2017, 12:00 pm by Greg
The So So Glos

The So So Glos @ Rockin’ on the River, 6/29/16

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Tim Reidy

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 29 concerts through the years…

2016: Rockin’ on the River featuring the So So Glos, Stellar Young @ Riverfront Park, Troy
2015: Mormon Tabernacle Choir @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2014: Mokoomba, Kakande Quartet @ Central Park’s Music Haven, Schenectady
2013: Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival featuring Ben Williams & Sound Effect, Rudresh Mahanthappa, the Cookers, Carmen Souza, McCoy Tyner, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Gilad Hekselman, Gary Smulyan, Bob James & David Sanborn @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2012: Aerosmith, Cheap Trick @ the Times Union Center
2011: Rockin’ on the River featuring Hillbilly Horns, the Nellies @ Hedley District Riverfront, Troy
2010: Stefon Harris & Blackout @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs
2009: Loser Life @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2008: Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival featuring the Charles Lloyd Quartet, Terence Blanchard, Rachel Price, Boney James & Jonathan Butler, the O’Jays, Dianne Reeves, the Aaron Goldberg Trio, the Brubeck Brothers Quartet, 3D, Hayes Greenfield & Jazz-a-ma-Taz @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs.
2007: Levon Helm @ The Egg, Albany
2006: Slayer, Lamb of God, Children of Bodom @ Washington Avenue Armory, Albany

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2005: Josh Gracin @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2004: Randy Brecker @ Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
2003: Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival featuring India.Arie, Dave Brubeck Quartet, the Crusaders Reunion, the Wayne Shorter Quartet, Karl Denison’s Tiny Universe, Brad Mehldau Trio, Chris Botti, Lizz Wright, the Bad Plus, Randy Johnston Group, Hiromi Uehara, Russell Gunn, Ethnomusicology @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2002: Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival featuring Gerald Veasley, Soulive, Kurt Elling Quartet, Dave Holland Quintet, Regina Carter Quintet, Manhattan Transfer, Directions in Music, Dave Koz, War, Roni Ben-Her Quintet, the Cole Broderick Quintet, Bern Nix Trio, Sunny Sumter @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2000: Capital Songwriters featuring Michael Eck, Bryan Thomas, Amy Abdou, Paddy Kilrain, Rob Skane @ Alive at Five, Albany
1999: Gonzalo Rubalcaba @ Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
1998: Popa Chubby, Out of Control Rhythm & Blues Band @ Summertime Blues Cruise, Troy
1997: Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival featuring Pieces of a Dream, the Nicholas Payton Quintet, Medeski Martin & Wood, George Wein & the Newport All-Stars, David Sanborn, Roy Hargrove’s Crisol, the Zawinul Syndicate, the Manhattan Transfer, George Benson, Ronald Muldrow, the Larry Goldings Group, James Williams’ Intensive Care Unit, Raccoon Beach, Wade Barnes @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1996: Newport Jazz Festival-Saratoga featuring Pat Martino Quartet, Roy Ayers Sextet, Jazz Mandolin Project, Russell Gunn, Regina Carter, James Carter Quartet, the Dolphins with Dan Brubeck, Najee, Solomon Burke, The Meeting, Herbie Hancock Quartet, Elvin Jones Jazz Machine, Chaka Khan @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1995: Surfin Brides, Michael Eck @ Alive at Five, Albany
1994: The Mekons, Greenhouse 27, Man or Astroman @ Bogie’s, Albany
1993: Kenny G, Peabo Bryson @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1992: Neil Young, Exene Cervenka, Jon Pousette-Dart @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1991: Newport Jazz Festival-Saratoga featuring Skidmore Jazz Sextet, Dave Brubeck, Rebecca Paris, Terrance Blanchard, John McLaughlin Trio, Jimmy McGriff, Neville Brothers, David Sanborn, Spyro Gyra, Terry Waldo’s Hot Five, Bucky Pizzarelli, Holmes Brothers, Jordan Sandke Quintet, Oliver Jackson Quintet @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1990: Tracy Chapman, Johnny Clegg @ SPAC
1989: Pat Metheny @ Berkshire Performing Arts Center, Lenox
1988: Blacksmith (record release party), Mace @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1987: Kool & the Gang @ Colonie Coliseum, Latham
1986: Newport Jazz Festival featuring Jimmy Heath Quartet, Gerry Mulligan Quartet, Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra, Jimmy Dapogny’s Chicagoans, Machito Jr. & the Piscean Dreamer Quintet, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1985: Kool Jazz Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1984: Jimmy Buffet @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1981: Bill Monroe, Doc Watson @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1980: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1978: Kansas @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1976: Seals & Croft @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1972: Humble Pie @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1969: Bob & Evelyn Beers @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1968: Jean Ritchie @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1967: Harry Belafonte (SPAC’s very first special event concert) @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1963: Gil Robbins @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs