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SEPT. 22: On This Date in Local 518/Local 838 Concert History

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Three Days Grace @ The Times Union Center, 9/22/10

Three Days Grace @ Times Union Center, 9/22/10


Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday, so we’re back with another installment of our weekly flashback feature: On This Date in Local 518 (and now Local 838) Concert History. Check out our round-up of September 22 concerts through the years…

2015: Three Days Grace, Pop Evil @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park
2014: Holly & Evan @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
2013: FreshGrass featuring Del McCoury Band, the Sam Bush Band, Ramblin Jug Stompers, the Infamous Stringdusters, the Jerry Douglas Band, more @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
2012: PearlPalooza featuring Matt & Kim, Phantogram, the Royal Concept, Oberhofer, Robert DeLong, Barons in the Attic, Eastbound Jesus, Mirk, Wild Adriatic, Conehead Buddha @ North Pearl Street, Albany
2011: James Farm @ The Egg, Albany
2010: Nickelback, Buckcherry, Three Days Grace @ Times Union Center, Albany
2009: All That Remains, Lacona Coil @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2008: Rusted Root @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2007: Edge Fest featuring Drowning Pool, Fuel, Finger Eleven, Nonpoint, Sebastian Bach, Evans Blue, 12 Stones, Seven Mary Three, Sponge, the Exies, Last Call, Cinder Road, 7 Mary Three @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont
2006: Kathy Griffin @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2005: JD & the Straight Shot @ Red Square, Albany
2004: Jazz Mandolin Project @ The Linda, Albany
2003: Girlyman, Lis Harvey @ the Larkin, Albany
2002: The McKrells @ the Inn at Saratoga, Saratoga Springs
2000: Mark O’Connor & Nadja Saleno-Sonnenberg @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1999: Branford Marsalis @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1998: Laurie Anderson @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1997: Blake Morgan @ the Big House, Albany
1996: Deidre McCalla @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1995: John Prine, the Delevantes @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1994: Bobby McFerrin @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1993: Awkward at the Beach @ Lark Tavern, Albany
1990: LarkFest @ Lark Street, Albany
1989: Brave Combo, Border Patrol @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1988: Dirty Face, Pedaljets @ QE2, Albany
1987: Scruffy the Cat, Crazy Not To @ QE2, Albany
1986: PJ & the Zen Terrorists @ QE2, Albany
1985: Doc Watson @ eba Dance Theatre, Albany
1984: Bang Zoom @ Old Post Road Saloon, East Greenbush

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SEPTEMBER 15: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

Thursday, September 15th, 2016
John Scofield @ the Massry Center for the Arts, 9/15/13

John Scofield @ the Massry Center for the Arts, 9/15/13

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

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 September 15 concerts through the years…

2015: Pugwash, Rick Murnane @ Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
2014: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
2013: John Scofield’s Uberjam Band @ the College of St. Rose’s Massry Center for the Arts, Albany
2012: Jazz at the Lake featuring Donald Harrison, Jr., Emilio Solla, Sachal Vasandani, Warren Wolf @ Shepard Park, Lake George
2011: Four Tet, Jon Hopkins @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy
2010: Diana Ross @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2009: Sugar Proof, Mario Sevayega @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2008: Ben Karis-Nix @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2007: LarkFest featuring the Last Conspirators, Twiddle, the Casual Fiasco, Astra Heights, Steriogram, Ian Moore, Buffalo Tom, Palatypus, Hannah Imbesi, Jim Gaudet, Sirsy, Blackcat Elliot, Gay Tastee, Ramblin Jug Stompers, MotherJudge & Mitch Elrod, Ben Karis, Black Fuel @ Lark Street, Albany
2006: Winard Harper @ A Place for Jazz, Schenectady
2005: The Wait, Raisinhead @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2004: Fred Eaglesmith @ the Ale House, Troy
2003: Erin McKeown, Andrew Bird @ the Larkin, Albany
2002: Leftover Salmon, Spookie Daly Pride @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2000: Mudvayne, One Minute Silence, Relative Ash, Factor 81 @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1999: Tricky @ Pearl Street, Northampton
1998: Elton John @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
1997: Rennie Crain @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1996: John Sebastian @ Borders Books & Music, Colonie
1995: The Bogmen, Urban Gumbo @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
1994: 1000 Young, Mars Needs Women @ QE2, Albany
1993: The Dronez, Attica, Creeper @ Bogie’s, Albany
1992: The Dronez, Pigiron @ QE2, Albany
1991: 7 League Boots, Private Plain @ QE2, Albany
1990: Meat Loaf @ UAlbany’s Campus Center Ballroom, Albany
1989: Modern Jazz Quartet @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1988: Dance Planet @ Bogie’s, Albany
1987: Viv Akauldren, Age of No, Gigolo Aunts @ QE2, Albany
1986: Barbara Mandrell @ Colonie Coliseum, Latham
1984: Root Boy Slim, Blotto, the Drongos, the Sharks @ RPI’s Houston Field House, Troy

SEPTEMBER 8: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

Thursday, September 8th, 2016
The Chronicles: Brian Brundige and Jeff Nania

The Chronicles’ Bryan Brundige and Jeff Nania @ the Port of Albany’s Riverfront Jazz Festival, 9/8/12

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Rudy Lu

2015: Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson
2014: A Day to Remember, Chiodos, Bring Me the Horizon, Motionless in White @ Washington Avenue Armory, Albany
2013: Rodney Crowell & Emmylou Harris @ HITS on the Hudson, Saugerties
2012: Port of Albany’s Riverfront Jazz Festival featuring the Pedrito Martinez Group, the Chronicles, Way Down @ Riverfront Park, Albany
2011: Toby Keith, Eric Church, J.T. Hodges @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2010: Big Jay Oakerson, Kurt Metzger, Cranman, Mike Vecchione, Tony Jackson @ Savannah’s, Albany
2009: Joe Jack Talcum @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2008: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2007: Dead and Dying, Dead Rabbits @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2006: Peter Rowan, Tony Rice @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
2005: Mike Doughty, Chris Glover @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2004: Nektar, Caravan @ The Egg, Albany
2003: Scotty Mac & the Goldtops @ Savannah’s, Albany
2002: Candiria, Raja, 40 Below Summer @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2000: Phish @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
1999: R.E.M., Patti Smith @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1998: Bob Boyer @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1997: Roger Morris @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1996: Lake George Jazz Festival featuring Papo Vasquez, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, more @ Shepard Park, Lake George
1995: Barbara Mandrell @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1994: Clay People, Virus 23, Machine in the Garden @ QE2, Albany
1993: Merciful Fate, Flotsam & Jetsam, Cathedral, Anacrusis @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1991: Alice Donut, 1313 Mockingbird Lane @ QE2, Albany
1990: Lenny Pickett @ The Egg, Albany
1989: Picture This @ Aiko’s, Saratoga Springs
1988: Doc Watson, Dennis D’Asaro @ Rolls Touring Co., Troy
1987: The Offbeats, Dirty Face @ QE2, Albany
1972: Blood Sweat & Tears @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

SEPTEMBER 1: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

Thursday, September 1st, 2016
Chris Isaak

Chris Isaak @ SPAC, September 1, 1991

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Martin Benjamin

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 September 1 concerts through the years…

2015: Counting Crows, Citizen Cope, Hollis Brown @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2014: Tuba Skinny @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
2013: Scumfest II featuring Lumpen Proles, the Plague, Sadistic Gerbils, Moon Worship, the Savage Randys, Mark Boil, Jim Whiting, Terminal Hardware, Killtech, Chloroform Party, Acceptable Exceptions @ Berne
2012: Q-Ruption/Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival featuring Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind, Adelitas Way, P.O.D., Deuce, Fozzy, Redlight King, Mindset Evolution, In This Moment, Candlelight Red, Mirk @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2011: Incubus, Young the Giant @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2010: Harptallica @ the Judge’s Inn, Troy
2009: Motley Crue @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2008: Stone Rider @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2007: Kurt Elling @ Tanglewood, Lenox
2006: Mariah Carey, Sean Paul @ Pepsi Arena, Albany
2005: Ellis Paul, Ray Bonneville @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2004: The Alan Payette Band @ Siro’s, Saratoga Springs
2003: Scotty Mac & the Goldtops @ Siro’s, Saratoga Springs
2002: Roy Hargrove Quintet, Roberta Gamborini @ Tanglewood, Lenox
2000: B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Susan Tedeschi, Tommy Castro @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1999: The Beach Boys @ Proctors, Schenectady
1998: Bruce Michael Kean @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1997: James Williams @ Washington Park, Albany
1996: Joe Williams & George Shearing @ Tanglewood, Lenox
1995: Dave Matthews Band, Dionne Farris @ SUNY RAAC, Albany
1994: Manhattan Transfer, Abbey Lincoln @ Tanglewood, Lenox
1993: Michael Eck, Steve Ferguson, Carl Smith, Frank McLaughlin @ Bogie’s, Albany
1992: Neil Diamond @ Knickerbocker Arena, Albany
1991: Bonnie Raitt, Chris Isaak @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1990: Anita O’Day, Harry Connick, Jr., Full Circle @ Tanglewood, Lenox
1989: Ray Charles, Betty Carter @ Tanglewood, Lenox
1988: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rossington Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1987: The Cause, Titled Edge @ QE2, Albany
1986: John Fogerty, Bonnie Raitt @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1984: Frank Zappa @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1982: The Beach Boys @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1980: Glen Campbell @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1977: Jackson Browne @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1976: David Crosby & Graham Nash @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1975: The Doobie Brothers @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1974: Loggins & Messina, Waylon Jennings, Richie Havens, Glenn Yarborough, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1972: Sha Na Na, Rare Earth @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1971: Sadler & Young @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1970: Chicago @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1968: The Doors, Earth Opera @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs (GO HERE to read a review from the now-defunct Knickerbocker News)

AUGUST 25: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

Thursday, August 25th, 2016
REM

R.E.M. @ JB’s Theatre, 8/25/85 (grand opening weekend)

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Martin Benjamin

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 25 concerts through the years…

2015: Skeeter Creek @ Cook Park, Colonie
2014: Voodoo Orchestra North @ Club Helsinki, Hudson
2013: Luke Bryan, Thompson Square, Florida Georgia Line @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2012: Mary Fahl @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2011: Brad Mehldau @ Tanglewood, Lenox
2010: Creed, Skillet, Theft @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2009: Garland Nelson & Soul Session @ Congress Park, Saratoga Springs
2008: John Mayer, One Republic @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2007: Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2006: Sheryl Crow, John Mayer @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2005: Spottiswoode & His Enemies @ Joyous Lake, Woodstock
2004: Barrence Whitfield @ Siro’s, Saratoga Springs
2003: Regina Carter, Eileen Ivers @ Tanglewood, Lenox
2002: The Irish Tenors @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2000: Commader Cody @ Siro’s, Saratoga Springs
1999: Kenny G, George Benson @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1998: Blue Hand Luke @ Shepard’s Cove, Lake George
1997: The Bacon Brothers @ Barrington Stage Co., Sheffield
1996: Neil Young, Jewel @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1995: Robert Cray, Taj Mahal, Charlie Musselwhite @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1994: Greg Ginn, 1000 Young, Transition @ QE2, Albany
1993: The Beach Boys, America @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1992: Ray Charles, John Hammond @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1991: Robert Palmer, Terrance Simien & the Mallett Playboys @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1990: Merle Haggard, Lisa Smith @ Berkshire Performing Arts Center, Latham
1989: The Pixies @ the Chance, Poughkeepsie
1988: Dirty Face, Bouncing Off Bob @ QE2, Albany
1987: Crosby, Stills & Nash, the Fabulous Thunderbirds @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1986: Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1985: R.E.M., the Three O’Clock @ JB’s Theatre, Albany (grand opening weekend)
1982: The J. Geils Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1981: The Go-Go’s @ JB Scott’s, Albany
1980: James Taylor @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1976: Linda Ronstadt @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1975: Frank Sinatra @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1970: Three Dog Night, the James Gang @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1969: Dionne Warwick @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1967: The Left Banke @ the Cobleskill Fair, Cobleskill

LIVE FLASHBACK: Umphrey’s McGee @ Palace Theatre, 2/6/16

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Here’s a newly surfaced full concert video of Umphrey’s McGee at Albany’s Palace Theatre on February 6. GO HERE to see Andrzej Pilarczyk’s photographs of the concert…

Flashback Song o’ Week: Visitor’s “Knowledge of the Sun”

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Visitor plays “Knowledge of the Sun” live at Radio City in Scotia, 1984…

AUGUST 18: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

The Smithereens' Dennis Diken

Dennis Diken of the Smithereens @ Empire State Plaza Food Festival, 8/18/10


Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Alan Goldberg

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 18 concerts through the years…

2015: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ Stony Creek Town Park, Stony Creek
2014: The Beach Boys @ Tanglewood, Lenox
2013: Transart Jazz in the Valley Festival featuring Jimmy Heath, Donald Harrison, Gary Bartz, Javon Jackson, Denise Thimes, Maurice Brown, more @ Waryas Park, Poughkeepsie
2012: SAWFEST featuring Railbird (with Sarah Barthel), My Pet Dragon, the City Never Sleeps, the Black Ships, Eric Margan,Anthony Fallacaro @ Salem Art Works, Salem
2011: Pete Anderson @ Yours Jazz Club, Schenectady
2010: The Empire State Plaza Food Festival featuring the Smithereens, Super 400, O’Death, the Chris Busone Band @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2009: Allman Brothers Band, Doobie Brothers @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2008: Marcia Ball, Sarah Pedinotti @ Washington Park, Albany
2007: Kieran Kane @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2006: 311, the Wailers, Pepper @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2005: Al Stewart, Valeria DeLaCruz @ The Linda, Albany
2004: Static X, Soil @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2003: John Mayer, Counting Crows @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2002: H2O, Shai Hulud, Madcap, Murderers’ Row @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
2000: Zebra @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
1999: New York State Food Festival with A.J. Croce, Frances Black, Mirinda James, Stony Creek Band, Afroblue, more @ Empire State Plaza, Albany

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