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JULY 24: On This Day in Nippertown Music History

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

It’s Throwback Thursday, and we’re back with another installment of our new weekly Thursday morning feature: On This Day in Nippertown Musical History…

2013: Bret Michaels played at the Empire State Plaza
2012: Nickelback played SPAC with Bush
2010: The Felice Brothers played at Brewery Ommegang
2009: Queensryche played at Northern Lights
2008: Terrance Simien played at Alive at Five
2007: Goo Goo Dolls played at SPAC with Lifehouse
2006: Earth Wind & Fire played at SPAC with Chris Botti
2005: The Allman Brothers Band played at SPAC with moe.
2004: Sean Rowe and Paddy Kilrain played at Valentine’s Music Hall
2003: The Eagles played at the Pepsi Arena
2002: America and the Average White Band played at the Empire State Plaza
2000: Brave Combo played at Washington Park with the Chandler Travis Philharmonic
1995: Jimmie Dale Gilmore played Washington Park with Mindy Jostyn
1994: The Spin Doctors, Cracker and the Gin Blossoms played at SPAC
1993: The Everly Brothers and Dion played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1992: Marie Osmond was at the Starlite Music Theatre with the Country Drifters
1991: Gordon Lightfoot played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1989: Little Feat played at Tanglewood with Melissa Etheridge
1987: America and Three Dog Night played at the Colonie Coliseum

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JULY 17: On This Day in Nippertown Music History…

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

It’s Throwback Thursday, and we’re back with another installment of our new weekly Thursday morning feature: On This Day in Nippertown Musical History…

It’s been a dozen years since Troy Native and baritone sax great Nick Brignola passed away, but today – on what would have been Brignola’s 78th birthday – we’d like to take a moment to celebrate the great music that he left behind…

2013: Elastic Bond played at WAMC-FM’s The Linda
2011: The Penny Knight Band, the Sharks, Johnny Rabb and the Amazing Rob & John Band played the Blotto Records Reunion at Central Park’s Music Haven
2010: WEXT-FM’s Birthday Party at Valentine’s Music Hall doubled as Sea of Trees’ CD release party
2009: Dave Alvin & the Guilty Women played at Revolution Hall
2008: Sister Sledge and the Trammps played at Alive at Five
2006: Richard Buckner played at Valentine’s Music Hall
2005: Chicago and Earth Wind & Fire played at SPAC
2004: The Agressive Music Festival at the Glens Falls Civic Center featured Slayer and Slipknot
2003: Nickel Creek played at Northern Lights
2002: Joan Jett played at the Empire State Plaza with Antigone Rising
2000: Green Day and the Mighty Mighty Bosstones headlined the Vans Warped Tour at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway
1999: The Philip Glass Ensemble played “Monsters of Grace” @ MASS MoCA
1998: Deana Carter played at the Berkshire Performing Arts Theatre with Michael Jerling
1997: Huey Lewis & the News played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1996: Tanya Tucker played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1995: The Persuasions played in Washington Park with Miche Fambro
1994: Peter Gabriel brought the W.O.M.A.D. festival to SPAC
1993: Laura Nyro played at the Bearsville Theater
1991: Connie Francis played at the Starlite Music theatre
1987: Third World played at the Colonie Coliseum

JULY 10: On This Day in Nippertown Musical History…

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton at CountryFest 2010


Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday, and we’re back with another installment of our new weekly Thursday morning feature: On This Day in Nippertown Musical History…

It’s Rosanne Raneri’s birthday…
It’s Steven “Cousin” Clyde’s birthday…

2013: Rusted Root played at Putnam Den
2011: Denis Leary played at the Palace Theatre
2010: Blake Shelton and Gretchen Wilson played at CountryFest at the Altamont Fairgrounds
2009: The Church played at The Egg
2008: Robyn Hitchcock played at WAMC-FM’s The Linda
2006: Nickelback played at SPAC with Hoobastank and Chevelle
2005: Kip Winger played at Northern Lights with Ron Keel
2004: WGNA-FM’s CountryFest at the Saratoga Gaming and Raceway featured Brad Paisley and Keith Urban
2003: Dave Mason palyed at Alive at Five in Tricentennial Plaza with Anthony Gomes
1998: Boyz II Men played at the Pepsi Arena with Destiny’s Child
1999: Montgomery Gentry, Toby Keith and Faith Hall played at the WGNA CountryFest @ the Saratoga Equine Sports Center
1997: Maria Muldaur played at Alive at Five in Tricentennial Plaza with Rosanne Raneri
1996: The Tito Puente Orchestra played at the Empire State Plaza
1995: Maura O’Connell and Chris Smither played at Washington Park
1994: Little Richard played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1993: God Street Wine played at Bogie’s
1992: Doctor Rain and El Extreme played at Pauly’s Hotel
1991: Michael Crawford played at the Knickerbocker Arena
1990: Melissa Etheridge played at the Berkshire Performing Arts Theatre with Del Amitri
1987: The Everley Brothers played at the Colonie Coliseum

JULY 3: On This Day in Nippertown Musical History…

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Pearl-Palooza

PearlPalooza, 2010


Photograph by Greg Haymes

It’s Throwback Thursday, and we’re back with another installment of our new weekly Thursday morning feature: On This Day in Nippertown Musical History…

2010: The inaugural PearlPalooza festival took over Albany’s North Pearl Street with Rusted Root headlining
2009: Def Leppard played at SPAC with Cheap Trick and Poison
2008: The Avett Brothers played at Revolution Hall
2005: The Moody Blues played at SPAC
1999: Gary Lewis & the Playboys played at West Mountain with the Burners UK
1996: Ominous Seapods played at Bogies
1993: The Steve Miller Band played at SPAC with Paul Rodgers
1992: The Band played at the Berkshire Performing Arts Theatre
1987: Ace Frehley played at the Palace Theatre
1983: Blotto played at the Chance with the Stomplistics

June 26: On This Day in Nippertown Musical History…

Thursday, June 26th, 2014
The Zombies (photo by Timothy Reidy)

The Zombies (photo by Timothy Reidy)

Photograph by Timothy Reidy

It’s Throwback Thursday, and we’re back with another installment of our new weekly Thursday morning feature: On This Day in Nippertown Musical History…

2013: The Zombies played at the Empire State Plaza
2012: Demi Lovato played at SPAC
2008: Thurston Moore played at the Upstate Artists Guild
2005: Trio! featuring Bela Fleck, Stanley Clarke & Jean-Luc Ponty played at the Freihofer Jazz Festival at SPAC
2004: Van Halen (the Sammy Hagar Reunion Edition) played at the Pepsi Arena
2003: Jay Z and 50 Cent played at SPAC
2002: Anne Murray played at Tanglewood
1999: Ellen McIlwaine played at Savannah’s
1998: Ominous Seapods played at Aiko’s
1994: Carolyn Hester played at Caffe Lena
1989: The Love Zombies played at the Bijou with 1313 Mockingbird Lane
1996: John Tesh played at SPAC
1993: Tony Bennett headlined the Newport Jazz Festival-Saratoga at SPAC
1992: Molly Hatchet played at the Schenectady IUE Hall
1991: Steve Winwood played at SPAC with Warren Zevon
1987: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers played at SPAC with the Georgia Satellites
1984: The Plague played at 288 Lark

JUNE 19: On This Day in Nippertown Musical History…

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Adrian Belew

Adrian Belew photographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday, and we’re back with another installment of our new weekly Thursday morning feature: On This Day in Nippertown Musical History…

2013: Fleetwood Mac played at the Times Union Center
2011: Dave Alvin & the Guilty Ones and Los Straitjackets played at Club Helsinki
2010: Adrian Belew played at The Linda
2008: Herman’s Hermits played at Alive at Five
2006: Bruce Springsteen & the Seeger Sessions Band played at SPAC
2004: The Fleshtones played at Troy’s inaugural River Street Festival
2003: The Pernice Brothers played at Valentine’s Music Hall with Warren Zanes and Jackinany
2002: Blues Traveler played at Northern Lights with Lake Trout
1999: Shania Twain played at the Pepsi Arena with Leahy
1998: Clay People played at QE2 with Wrath, 78 Days and Brothers Keeper
1996: Alabama played at the Starlite Music Theatre with comedian Steve Van Zandt
1993: James Brown played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1989: Jackson Browne played at SPAC with David Lindley

JUNE 12: On This Day in Nippertown Musical History

Thursday, June 12th, 2014
Yanni @ SPAC, 6/12/12

Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday, and we’re back with another installment of a new weekly Thursday morning feature: On This Day in Nippertown Musical History…

2012: Yanni played at SPAC
2011: CeCe Peniston played the Capital Pride Fest in Washington Park
2010: David Allen Coe played at Northern Lights
2009: Naughty by Nature played at Northern Lights with Biz Markie
2008: The Ventures played at Alive at Five
2007: Ween played at the Palace Theatre
2006: The Aquabats played at Saratoga Winners
2002: Incubus played at the Pepsi Arena with Phantom Planet
1999: Wayne Newton played at the Glens Falls Civic Center
1998: James Cotton played at the Van Dyck
1997: Rare Earth played at Alive at Five in Tricentennial Plaza
1994: Nick Brignola held his CD release party for Like Old Times @ the Scrimshaw Tavern
1993: Hank Thompson played at the Glad Rags Saloon
1992: The Grateful Dead played at the Knickerbocker Arena

June 5: On This Day in Nippertown History…

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

JaLaLa: Janis Siegel, Lauren Kinhan and Laurel Masse

JaLaLa: Janis Siegel, Lauren Kinhan and Laurel Masse


Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday, and we’re trying out a new weekly Thursday morning feature: On This Day in Nippertown History…

2010: JaLaLa played at The Egg
2009: Who’s Bad? played at Revolution Hall
2008: Dennis DeYoung played at Alive at Five
2002: The Goo Goo Dolls played at the Palace Theatre with Sensefield
1999: Eric Andersen & Rick Danko played at Joyous Lake
1998: Moxy Fruvous played at Valentine’s Music Hall
1994: Elvis Costello played at SPAC with Crash Test Dummies
1993: Glenn Frey and Joe Walsh played at SPAC
1992: The Indigo Girls played at SPAC with Matthew Sweet

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