Down in Hudson, a few new noteworthy shows have popped up on Club Helsinki’s concert calendar, including second generation Americana Award winner Justin Townes Earle at 8pm on Thursday, March 20 ($25 & $35); Two Gun Man at 9pm on Friday, March 28 ($10 in advance; $12 at the door); blues queen Shemekia Copeland at 8pm on Thursday, April 3 ($20 in advance; $25 at the door); and Daptone Records’ retro-funksters the Budos Band at 9pm on Friday, April 11 ($25 & $35). The Helsinki On Broadway cabaret series has also added a performance by Tony Award winner Jim Dale at 7pm on Sunday, April 6 ($50).
UPDATE: New info and ticket prices were announced for James Taylor’s upcoming concert at SPAC. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday (March 10).
The Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park has added a couple of new shows, including Dirty Heads at 8pm on Wednesday, April 9 ($18 in advance; $20 at the door); and the Gaslight Anthem with White Denim at 8pm on Thursday, June 19 ($25 in advance; $27 at the door).
UPDATE: In support of their upcoming album 9 Dead Alive, the nouveau-flamenco duo Rodrigo y Gabriela are slated to make their Nippertown debut at The Egg in Albany, with British singer-songwriter Bobby Long opening the show. Now ticket prices has been announced – $44.50–$54.50 – and tickets go on sale to the general public at 11am on Friday (March 7).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The summer concert series at Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown will kick off with Modest Mouse, while Brand New opens the show.