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APRIL 16: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen @ the Times Union Center, 4/16/12

Photograph by Kirsten Ferguson

It’s Throwback Thursday. So we’re back for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History. Check out our round-up of April 16 concerts through the years…

2014: Secret Star Acoustic Jam with Easton Corbin, Justin Moore and Randy Houser @ Proctors, Schenectady
2012: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band @ the Times Union Center, Albany
2011: Iron & Wine, the Low Anthem @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
2010: Joshua Redman-Brad Mehldau Duo @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs
2009: Jefferson Grisman (featuring Paul Kanter & David Grisman) @ The Egg, Albany
2008: State Radio @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2007: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2006: Buckcherry @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2005: John Hammond @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
2004: Manhattan Transfer @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2003: The Jazz Mandolin Project @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2002: Andrew WK, Apex Theory @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2000: George Muscatello @ Justin’s, Albany
1999: Ellis Marsalis, Stefon Harris @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1998: Electric Hellfire Club, Rhea’s Obsession, Killtech @ QE2, Albany
1997: The Average White Band, the Refrigerators @ Park West, Clifton Park
1996: Michael W. Smith, Jars of Clay, Three Crosses @ Knickerbocker Arena, Albany
1995: Treaty, Trauma School Dropouts @ QE2, Albany
1994: Yo La Tengo, 100 Acre Wood @ Bogie’s, Albany
1993: Sweet Honey in the Rock @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1992: The Outlaws @ Charity’s, Clifton Park
1990: Jane Siberry @ the Iron Hose Music Hall, Northampton
1989: The Sidewinders, From Good Homes @ QE2, Albany
1988: Kenny Rogers, the Bellamy Brothers, Patti Loveless @ Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls
1987: Rockin’ Bones, the A.D.’s @ QE2, Albany
1985: The Ushers @ 288 Lark, Albany

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APRIL 9: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Buddy Cage and David Nelson

Buddy Cage and David Nelson of the New Riders of the Purple Sage @ Jillian's, 4/9/10


Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday. So we’re back for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History. Check out our round-up of April 9 concerts through the years…

2014: Goo Goo Dolls @ The Egg, Albany
2012: Erin Harkes @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
2011: Tom Rush @ the Eighth Step at Proctors, Schenectady
2010: The New Riders of the Purple Sage @ Jillian’s, Albany
2009: Tift Merritt @ The Linda, Albany
2008: Kimya Dawson @ Grand Street Community Arts, Albany
2007: Rasputina @ The Linda, Albany
2006: Dresden Dolls @ The Egg, Albany
2005: Richard Lewis, Jeff Garlin @ Proctors, Schenectady
2004: The Asylum Street Spankers @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
2003: Hot Hot Heat, French Kicks, the Erotics @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2002: Bob Newhart, Colleen Pratt @ Proctors, Schenectady
2000: Wynton Marsalis & the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
1999: Deep Banana Blackout, Sir Psycho @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1998: Fat Mooken, Swollen, Giant Ray Soda @ QE2, Albany
1997: Holland Hopson @ iEAR at RPI, Troy
1995: Nick Brignola, Lee Shaw @ Mill Road Acres, Latham
1994: Ani DiFranco, Andy Stochansky @ the Eighth Step, Albany
1993: Astrud Gilberto @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
1992: Jerry Seinfeld, Carol Leifer @ Proctors, Schenectady
1991: BluesWing @ Quintessence, Albany
1989: Ratt, Britny Fox, Kix @ RPI’s Houston Field House, Troy
1988: The Modern Jazz Quartet @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1987: Rubber Monkey @ QE2, Albany
1986: Blushing Brides @ JB’s Theater, Albany
1985: Joan Armatrading, Cook the Books @ Proctors, Schenectady

APRIL 2: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
David Bromberg

David Bromberg @ The Egg, 4/2/11

Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday. So we’re back for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History. Check out our round-up of April 2 concerts through the years…

2014: The Carolina Chocolate Drops @ The Egg, Albany
2013: The Mowgli’s, the Lucky Jukebox Brigade @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs
2012: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
2011: David Bromberg Big Band, Al Kooper & the Funky Faculty @ The Egg, Albany
2010: Bob Schneider @ The Linda, Alabny
2009: Cherryholmes @ Proctors, Schenectady
2008: Joey Belladonna @ Jack Rabbit Slim’s, Albany
2007: Shadows Fall, Lacuna Coil @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2006: Glenn Tilbrook, Mike Gent @ The Linda, Albany
2005: Arturo Sandoval @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
2004: Mike & Peggy Seeger @ The Linda, Albany
2003: Project/Object @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2002: Sasha & Digweed @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2000: Skinless, Straight Jacket @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1999: Popa Chubby @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1998: Hypnotic Clambake, Acoustic Syndicate, the Larry Keel Experience @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1997: Trauma School Dropouts, the Humble Gods @ QE2, Albany
1995: Conehead Buddha, Dryer, Beef @ Bogie’s, Albany
1994: Steve Forbert @ Saratoga Music Hall, Cohoes
1993: Gin Blossoms, Subduing Mara, Starclub @ Bogie’s, Albany
1992: Eugene Chadbourne, Solomon’s RamaDa @ QE2, Albany
1990: Don Dixon @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
1989: The Connells, Home @ QE2, Albany
1988: The A.D.’s @ Tootsie’s, Albany
1987: Johnny Rabb & Eddie Angel @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1985: Four Walls @ 288 Lark, Albany

ON EXHIBIT: “It Came From Schenectady” @ the Mabee Farm, 3/22/15

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

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Review and photographs by Stanley A. Johnson

The Mabee Farm Historic Site in Rotterdam Junction, a place know for looking deep into the area’s past, was visited by interstellar travelers of the imagination.

“It Came From Schenectady: Science Fiction in the Capital Region”, an exhibit of science fiction memorabilia, including some with local ties, was launched with a lecture and reading by Barry Longyear, author of the short story collection “It Came From Schenectady.”

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Hump Day Unusual Moment

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

A special April Fools Day edition of Hump Day Unusual Moment, brought to you by the fine folks at K-tel…

MARCH 26: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, March 26th, 2015
Al Di Meola

Al Di Meola @ The Egg, 3/26/11

Photograph by Albert Brooks

It’s Throwback Thursday. So we’re back for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History. Check out our round-up of March 26 concerts through the years…

2014: The Irish Rovers @ The Egg, Albany
2013: The Waterboys, Molly Durnin @ The Linda, Albany
2012: Excision @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2011: Al Di Meola’s World Sinfonia @ The Egg, Albany
2010: David Garrett @ The Egg, Albany
2009: Bela Fleck @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield
2008: Mike Birbiglia @ Proctors, Schenectady
2006: Carol Channing @ Proctors, Schenectady
2005: World Saxophone Quartet @ the Berkshire Music Hall, Pittsfield
2004: NRBQ @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
2003: Wesley Willis, Angry Atom @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2002: October Circle @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2000: Hungry Jack, Mocking Justice, Crabapple, Isaac Jogues @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1999: Little Milton, Otis Clay @ Columbia Greene Community College, Hudson
1998: Sylvain Sylvain, Bop Dead, Decadent Royals @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1997: Rocky Velvet, Melting Picassos @ Bogie’s, Albany
1996: David Copperfield @ the Knickerbocker Arena, Albany
1995: The Kaisers @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1994: PYX-106 Rock N Roll Expo with Buffalo Tom, Billy Falcon, Stick, the Matt Smith Band, Nobody’s Girls @ New Scotland Avenue Armory, Albany
1993: Tom Paxton, Chris Holder @ the Eighth Step, Albany
1992: The Raging Buchanans @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1990: The Grateful Dead @ Knickerbocker Arena, Albany (the Dozin’ at the Knick concerts)
1989: Holy Cow @ QE2, Albany
1988: Ed Sanders, Lyn Lifshin, Joe Bruchac @ QE2, Albany
1987: The Chefs of the Future, E Plemnista @ QE2, Albany
1986: Southbound @ the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany
1985: Capitle @ 288 Lark, Albany

MARCH 19: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, March 19th, 2015
Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, 3/19/12

Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday. So we’re back for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History. Check out our round-up of March 19 concerts through the years…

2014: Reel Big Fish @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park
2012: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
2011: The Radiators @ The Egg, Albany
2010: Julia Brown, Bryan Thomas @ the Bread & Jam Cafe, Cohoes
2008: The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, Daniel Bernard Roumain, Mark O’Connor @ The Egg, Albany
2007: Big & Rich @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2006: Lunasa @ Celtic Hall, East Greenbush
2005: The Turtles, Gary Puckett, Bobby Vee, Johnny Tillotson @ Proctors, Schenectady
2004: Buddy Guy @ Proctors, Schenectady
2003: Groovelily @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2002: Amish Armada @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2000: John Patitucci @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1999: Edgar Winter @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
1998: Brave Old World, Kermit Ruffins @ Proctors, Schenectady
1997: Maynard Ferguson & His Big Band @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs
1996: Aztec Jade, Shotgun Symphony @ QE2, Albany
1995: 38 Special @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1994: Dave Van Ronk, Quallah Battoo @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1993: Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn, Larry Stewart @ the Knickerbocker Arena, Albany
1992: Juliam Bream @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1989: Yo La Tengo, e o ha ha @ QE2, Albany
1988: Billy Montana @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1987: Pop Art, Dada @ QE2, Albany
1986: Allen Ginsburg @ the College of Saint Rose, Albany
1985: PJ & the Terrorists, Mark Boyle @ 288 Lark, Albany

MARCH 12: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Sam Bush

Sam Bush @ The Egg, 3/12/10


Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

Throwback Thursday? Oh yeah. So we’re back for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History. Check out our round-up of March 12 concerts through the years…

2012: The Trapps @ Club Helsinki, Hudson
2011: Signal @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy
2010: The Sam Bush Band @ The Egg, Albany
2009: George Thorogood & the Destroyers @ The Egg, Albany
2008: The Boys of the Lough, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason @ The Linda, Albany
2007: Sparta, mewithoutyou @ Rrevolution Hall, Troy
2006: Cherish the Ladies @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
2005: Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
2004: Ahmad Jamal @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
2003: CKY, Atreyu @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2002: Three Irish Tenors @ Proctors, Schenectady
2000: Warren Zevon, Mike Errico @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1999: Billy C. Farlow, the Lustre Kings @ Jackson’s Old Chatham House, Chatham
1998: The Clancy Brothers, Kevin McKrell @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs
1997: Pokerface, Arc, Coal Palace Kings @ Bogie’s, Albany
1995: Fred Koller @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1994: Crawdad, Disciples of Agriculture, Decadent Royals, Free Lunch @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1993: Pantera, Doomsday @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
1992: Terror Cake, 1000 Young, Squid @ QE2, Albany
1991: Nick Brignola @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center, Albany
1990: Robin Williamson @ Old Songs, Voorheesville
1989: 10,000 Maniacs, the Horseflies @ Stanley Theater, Utica
1987: The Chefs of the Future @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1985: Kevin Bartlett & Happy Rhodes @ 228 Lark, Albany

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