AUGUST 10: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

August 10th, 2017, 12:00 pm by Greg
(photo by Stanley Johnson)

Ghost Train Orchestra’s Brian Carpenter @ the Music Haven, 8/10/14

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Stan 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 August 10 concerts through the years…

2016: NYS Food Festival featuring The Commodores, Up All Night, Tara & the Boys @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2015: Joe Bonamassa @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2014: Ghost Train Orchestra, Colleen Pratt @ Music Haven, Schenectady
2013: Chuck Prophet & Mission Express, Sarah Borges @ Club Helsinki, Hudson
2012: Basilica Music Festival featuring Kris Perry’s “Machines” @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson
2011: The Philadelphia Orchestra with Branford Marsalis @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, Troy
2010: Public Enemy, Kendo the Almost Famous, Has-Lo, Propaganda, Giant Gorilla Dog Thing @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2009: Brave Combo @ Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
2008: O.A.R, Ozomatli @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2007: David Jacob-Strain @ Club Helsinki, Great Barrington
2006: Tito Puente Jr., the Latino Allstars @ Alive at Five, Albany
2005: Gin Blossoms, John Cafferty, Barrence Whitfield @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2004: The Boys Choir of Harlem @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2003: Slaid Cleaves @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2002: The Foy Brothers @ The Metro, Saratoga Springs
2000: Gov’t Mule, Devilish Minds @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
1999: Roger Waters @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
1998: Culture Club, Human League, Howard Jones @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1997: H.O.R.D.E. Festival featuring Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Soul Coughing, Beck, Ben Folds Five, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

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1996: Little Sammy Davis @ the Metro, Saratoga Springs
1995: Crowbar, Suffocation, Shank 456, Cut Throat @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1994: Eddie Money, Warren Zevon @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1993: Joan Baez, the Roches @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1992: Terence Simian & the Mallet Playboys @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
1991: Cold Sweat @ Tiger’s Pub, Clifton Park
1990: The Matt Smith Band, Strange Arrangement @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1989: Moe Tucker, Half Japanese, Kirk Kelly @ QE2, Albany
1988: Cathy Winter, Begonia, Julie Kabat @ QE2, Albany
1987: The Monkees, Weird Al Yankovic @ Colonie Coliseum, Latham
1986: Ruth Pelham (album release) @ the Eighth Step, Albany
1985: Peter Tork @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1984: America, Pure Prairie League @ colonie Coliseum, Latham
1983: Blotto, Sapphire @ New York City Cafe II
1981: Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1980: Journey @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1979: Suzi Quatro @ JB Scott’s, Albany
1976: The Carpenters @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1975: B.B. King, Bobby Blue Bland @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1972: The Star Spangled Washboard Band, Essence Mime Theater @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1970: Leonard Cohen @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1963: Jean Redpath @ Caffe Lena , Saratoga Springs
1962: Molly Scott @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs

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