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SEPTEMBER 11: On This Day in NIppertown Concert History

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

The Boredoms (photo by Bryan Thomas)

The Boredoms (photo by Bryan Thomas)


Photography by Bryan Thomas

It’s Throwback Thursday, so we’re looking back through the years for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Day in Nippertown Concert History…

2011: Stone Temple Pilots @ the Palace Theatre
2010: Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival @ Riverfront Park featuring John Scofield, Ravi Coltrance, Dumpstaphunk
2009: The Boredoms and Deerhunter @ EMPAC at RPI
2008: The Felice Brothers @ WAMC-FM’s The Linda
2007: Hinder and Papa Roach @ Glens Falls Civic Center
2004: Cowboy Junkies @ The Egg
2003: The Samples and Sirsy @ Revolution Hall
1999: Lenny Kravitz @ SPAC with SmashMouth and Buckcherry
1998: Hanson @ the Pepsi Arena
1997: moe. and the Gibb Droll Band @ Park West
1996: The Cure @ the Knickerbocker Arena
1994: Barenberg, Douglas & Meyer @ the Saratoga Music Hall
1993: Jazz at the Lake @ Shepard Park featuring Billy Bang, Neo Brass Ensemble
1992: Blotto @ the Chance with Sleet
1991: John & Mary @ QE2 with the Lisa Smith Project
1990: Clint Black @ the Starlite Music Theatre with Kevin Welch
1988: Pat Benatar @ SPAC with Rhythm Corps
1984: The Drongos @ 288 Lark
1976: The Star Spangled Washboard Band @ Papa Bear’s Lounge

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SEPTEMBER 4: On This Day in Nippertown Music History…

Thursday, September 4th, 2014
Elton John

Elton John @ SPAC, 9/4/11

Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday, so we’re looking back through the years for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Day in Nippertown Music History…

2013: Kid Rock, ZZ Top, Uncle Kracker at SPAC
2011: Elton John @ SPAC
2010: The Kurt Elling Quartet @ Tanglewood
2009: Son Lux @ MASS MoCA
2008: Carrie Rodriguez at WAMC-FM’s The Linda with Mark Erelli
2005: Brooks & Dunn at SPAC with Big & Rich
2004: Harry Connick Jr. @ Tanglewood
2003: Terrance Simien @ the Bayou
1999: Diane Reeves at Tanglewood with Kevin Mahogany
1998: The Joe Lovano Quartet @ Tanglewood with Cyrus Chestnut
1997: Chick Corea @ the Van Dyck
1994: Festival New Orleans at SPAC
1993: Bob Dylan and Santana @ SPAC
1992: Garth Brooks at the Knickerbocker Arena with Martina McBride
1989: Neil Young at SPAC with Maria McKee
1988: The Scorpions and Kingdom Come @ the Glens Falls Civic Center
1984: Gary Windo and Paris Plus @ 288 Lark

AUGUST 28: On This Date in Nippertown Music History

Thursday, August 28th, 2014
Swamp Baby

Swamp Baby @ Restoration Festival at St. Joseph's Church, 8/28/11

Photograph by Bryan Thomas

It’s Throwback Thursday, so we’re looking back through the years for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Day in Nippertown Music History…

2013: The Jim Kweskin Jug Band played a 50th anniversary reunion concert at The Egg
2011: Hurricane Irene wiped the headliners off the bill at second annual Rest Fest, but the party went on anyway with Swamp Baby, Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned, We Are Jeneric, Ramblin Jug Stompers
2010: The Big Day Out/Uproar Festival at SPAC featured Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, Hellyeah, Stone Sour and more
2005: Avril Lavigne played at SPAC with Gavin DeGraw and Butch Walker
2004: Country Joe McDonald played at the New York State Museum
1999: The Allman Brothers Band played at SPAC with Lucinda Williams
1997: Johnny Paycheck played at Park West with Blue Creek
1994: The Charlie Daniels Band played at the Starlite Music Theatre with the Kentucky Headhunters
1993: Bette Midler played at SPAC
1992: Ray Charles played at Tanglewood with the Modern Jazz Quartet
1991: Bad Company played at SPAC with Damn Yankees and Tattoo Rodeo
1990: Little Feat played at SPAC with John Hiatt
1989: Diana Ross played at Tanglewood
1987: Roger Waters played at SPAC

AUGUST 21: On This Day in Nippertown Music History

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Jo Dee Messina

Jo Dee Messina @ Glens Falls Civic Center, 8/21/10


Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday, so we’re looking back through the years for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Day in Nippertown Music History…

Perhaps the most significant event occured two decades ago. Yes, it was 20 years ago today that the Eagles rolled into the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on their Hell Freezes Over tour, charging $110 for the top tickets, marking the first time that a Local 518 pop-rock concert broke into the realm of triple-digit ticket prices…

2013: Bela Fleck played with the Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC
2010: Jo Dee Messina played at the Glens Falls Civic Center with John Michael Montgomery, Jack Ingram and Bucky Covington
2008: Joe Diffie played at Vapor Nightclub
2005: Fifty Cent played at SPAC
2003: Marcia Ball played at the Guilderland Performing Arts Center
2002: Kenny Chesney played at the Pepsi Arena with Carolyn Dawn Johnson and Phil Vassar
2000: Lyle Lovett played at Tanglewood
1999: Chuck Mangione headlined the WHRL Albany Jazz Festival at the Corning Preserve
1998: Raif and Michael Eck played at the Loft
1994: The Eagles played at SPAC
1993: Kris Kross played at the Starlite Music Theatre with Pharcyde
1992: Rosemary Clooney played at SPAC with Michael Feinstein
1991: The Beach Boys and the Everly Brothers played at the Knickerbocker Arena
1990: Paul Anka played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1989: Peter, Paul & Mary played at SPAC
1987: Tom Jones played at the Colonie Coliseum

AUGUST 14: On This Day in Nippertown Music History

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Jeff Tweedy

Jeff Tweedy of Wilco @ Solid Sound Festival, 8/14/10


Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday, so we’re looking back through the years for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Day in Nippertown Music History…

2013: Blues Traveler played the Empire State Plaza with the Daley Brothers and Wild Adriatic
2012: Cowboy Junkies played at Club Helsinki
2011: John Hiatt & the Combo played at The Egg
2010: Wilco, Mavis Staples, the Baseball Project played the inaugural Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA
2007: The Dave Matthews Band played at SPAC with Toots & the Maytals
2005: Brian Wilson played at SPAC
2000: Counting Crows played at SPAC with Live
1997: The Marvelettes played at Alive at Five in Tricentennial Plaza with Familiar Territory
1996: Howie Mandell played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1995: The Iguanas played at Washington Park
1994: Willie Nelson played at the Starlite Music Theatre with Mirinda
1992: The Spin Doctors played at the Starlite Music Theatre with the Sighs and Lillian Axe
1991: The Guy Lombardo Orchestra played at the Empire State Plaza
1989: Elvis Costello played at SPAC
1987: Motley Crue played at RPI’s Houston Field House with Whitesnake
1984: Randy Newman played at SPAC

AUGUST 7: On This Day in Nippertown Musical History

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

`The Figgs

Mike Gent of the Figgs


Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday, so we’re looking back through the years for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Day in Nippertown Music History…

2012: Lucky Tubb & the Modern Day Troubadours played the Ale House
2011: Pat Travers played at the Fuller Roadhouse
2010: The Figgs and Charlie Watts Riots played Putnam Den
2008: The Neville Brothers played at Vapor Nightclub
2007: Korn played at SPAC
2005: The Backstreet Boys played at SPAC
2006: Counting Crows and Goo Goo Dolls played at SPAC
2003: Tito Jackson played at Northern Lights
2002: Cracker played at the Empire State Plaza
2000: Motley Crue played at SPAC with Megadeth and Anthrax
1999: Robert Gordon played at the Ale House
1998: Terrance Simien played at the Van Dyck
1997: Al Hirt, Pete Fountain and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1996: Patti Labelle played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1995: The Decadent Royals played at Cafe Dolce
1994: Crosby, Stills & Nash and Fleetwood Mac played at SPAC
1992: NRBQ played at Bogie’s with the Ray Mason Band
1989: Debbie Gibson played at SPAC with Judson Spence

JULY 31: On This Day in Nippertown Music History…

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Devo (photo by Joe Putrock)

Photograph by Joe Putrock

It’s Throwback Thursday, so we’re looking back through the years for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Day in Nippertown Music History…

It’s the anniversary of the birth of the late Cheese Blotto

2013: The Gaslight Anthem played at the Upstate Concert Hall
2012: Wilco played at MASS MoCA
2010: Devo played at Northern Lights
2009: Jimmy Webb played at the Wood Theater
2008: Sheryl Crow played at SPAC with James Blunt
2004: Kamikaze Hearts played at Caffe Lena
1998: Richie Havens played at the Van Dyck
1997: Foghat played at Alive at Five in Tricentennial Plaza with Marcus Ruggiero
1996: Weird Al Yankovic played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1995: The Last Poets played at Valentine’s Music Hall with Solomons RamaDa
1994: Traffic played at SPAC with the subdudes
1993: Tina Turner played at SPAC with Chris Isaak
1992: Regis & Kathie Lee played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1991: Crystal Gayle played at the Starlite Music Theatre with the Desert Rose Band
1990: Poco played at the Berkshire Performing Arts Theatre with Kris McKay
1989: Carole King played at SPAC with Wayne Toups
1987: Watne Newton played two shows at the Colonie Coliseum
1984: The Cars played at SPAC

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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