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JULY 2: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
Linda Oh

Linda Oh @ Skidmore College, 7/2/11

Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

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

2014: Super 400, Wild Adriatic @ Rockin’ On the River, Troy
2013: The Vince Gardner Quintet @ Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
2012: James Taylor @ Tanglewood, Lenox
2011: The Linda Oh Quartet @ Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
2010: Richie Havens @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
2009: The Village People @ Alive at Five, Albany
2008: The Jack Grace Band @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
2006: Phil Lesh & Friends, Anastasio/Gordon, the Benevento-Russo Duo @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2005: Dave Matthews Band, Galactic @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2004: Dave Matthews Band, Nappy Roots @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2002: Russell Malone @ Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
2000: Sting, Shawn Colvin @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1999: Whitney Houston @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1998: Red Telephone, Phillips Head @ QE2, Albany
1997: Spanks, 4 Minute Warning, Small Axe @ Bogie’s, Albany
1996: Cannibal Corpse, Skinless @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1994: Newport Jazz Festival Saratoga featuring Ray Charles, Dave Brubeck, Dr. John, George Benson, the Rippingtons, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1993: The Moody Blues with the Saratoga Festival Orchestra @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1992: John Stewart @ Joyous Lake, Woodstock
1991: Julio Iglesias @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1990: Tracey Chapman, Johnny Clegg @ Tanglewood, Lenox
1989: Das Damen, Love Zombies @ QE2, Albany
1988: Newport Jazz Festival Saratoga featuring Lionel Hampton, Kenny G, the O’Jays, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Bonnie Raitt, Gadd Gang, Jimmy Smith, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1985: After After @ 288 Lark, Albany
1977: Tony Bennett with the Woody Herman Orchestra @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1975: The Pointer Sisters @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1972: Melba Moore @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1971: Al Hirt @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

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JUNE 25: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Jeff Tweedy

Jeff Tweedy of Wilco @ Solid Sound, 6/25/11

Photograph by Matt Mac Haffie

It’s Throwback Thursday. So we’re back with another installment of our weekly feature: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History. Check out our round-up of June 25 concerts through the years…

2014: George Thorgood & the Destroyers, Fifth On the Floor, Scotty Mac & the Rockin’ Bonnevilles @ the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany
2013: Rush @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2012: Reel Big Fish, Suburban Legends, Big D & the Kids Table, the Maxies @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park
2011: Solid Sound Festival featuring Wilco, Syl Johnson & the Sweet Divines, Liam Finn, Here We Go Magic, Mike + Ruthy, more @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
2010: James Cotton, Johnny Winter @ The Egg, Albany
2009: Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, the Ashley Pond Band @ Alive at Five, Riverfront Park, Albany
2008: Tippy Canoe, Ramblin Jug Stompers, Uni & Her Uke @ Red Square, Albany
2006: Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Fest featuring Etta James, Susan Tedeschi, Dave Brubeck, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2005: Mountain @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2004: Melanie @ the New York State Museum, Albany
2003: Laurel Masse @ The Linda, Albany
2000: Saratoga Jazz Festival featuring Dianne Reeves, Spyro Gyra, Kelly Joe Phelps, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1999: Vassar Clements, Smokin’ Grass @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
1998: Yanni @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
1997: Pat Metheny @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1996: Crosby, Stills & Nash, Chicago @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1995: The Jackie Terrasson Trio @ Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
1994: NRBQ, Ivory Rose @ The Egg, Albany
1993: Little Feat, the Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1992: C.J. Chenier, the Jaybirds @ Alive at Five, Albany
1991: Steve Winwood, Warren Zevon @ Tanglewood, Lenox
1990: Steve Miller Band, Lou Gramm @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1989: Bon Jovi, Skid Row, Bad Company @ Saratoga Raceway, Saratoga Springs
1988: Jethro Tull, Fairport Convention @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1987: James Blood Ulmer @ QE2, Albany
1986: The Opposite @ 288 Lark, Albany
1985: Eric Clapton @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1983: Blotto, Jeanie Smith & the Hurricanes @ the Chateau Lounge, Albany
1978: Andy Gibb @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1976: Judy Collins @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1974: Gordon Lightfoot @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1971: Mary Travers @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1968: The Fifth Dimension, Spanky & Our Gang, the American Breed @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

JUNE 18: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, June 18th, 2015
Kinky Freidman

Kinky Friedman

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 June 18 concerts through the years…

2014: Bootsy Collins, Shaggy @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany
2013: Cheap Time @ the Half Moon, Hudson
2012: Kinky Friedman’s Bi-Polar Express Tour @ The Linda, Albany
2011: Troy River Street Festival featuring Los Straitjackets, the Neanderthals, Blotto, the Graham Tichy Experience Project, more @ Monument Square, Troy
2010: Julia Donnaruma Trio @ Cafe Capriccio, Albany
2009: Winterpills @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2007: Fair to Midland @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2008: Gordon Lightfoot @ Proctors, Schenectady
2006: Nine Inch Nails, Bauhaus, Peaches @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2005: Richie Havens, Joey Eppard @ Woodstock Playhouse, Woodstock
2004: Blue Oyster Cult @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
2003: Luther Wright & the Wrongs @ Club Helsinki, Great Barrington
2000: The Steve Miller Band, Gov’t Mule @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1999: The Average White Band, Out of Control Rhythm & Blues Band @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
1998: BeauSoleil @ Guilderland Performing Arts Center, Guilderland
1995: 3 Pound Universe, Shovel Head, Bludgeon, Dead Bishop, Black Page, Mind Drive @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1994: The Beach Boys @ the Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1993: The Senders, Ghostrunner, 1313 Mockingbird Lane @ Bogie’s, Albany
1992: The Holmes Brothers, Smokestack Lightning @ Alive at Five, Albany
1989: RCCA Riverfront Arts Festival featuring Duke Robillard, Big Twist & the Mellow Fellows @ Riverfront Park, Troy
1988: Levon Helm @ Tiger’s Pub, Clifton Park
1987: The Stony Creek Band @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1986: Big Noise @ 288 Lark, Albany
1967: Ernie Terrell & the Heavyweights @ the Thruway House, Albany

JUNE 11: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, June 11th, 2015
Jay Farrar

Son Volt’s Jay Farrar @ The Egg, 6/11/13

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 June 11 concerts through the years…

2014: Patty Griffin, Parker Milsap @ The Egg, Albany
2013: Son Volt, Colonel Ford @ The Egg, Albany
2010: Tift Merritt, Jason Collett @ The Linda. Albany
2008: Danny O’Keefe @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2005: Chely Wright @ Waterfront Park, Hudson
2004: Bill Morrissey, Jon Shain @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2003: Joan Armatrading @ The Egg, Albany
2002: Asylum Street Spankers @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2000: Edwin McCain, Eiffel 65, Sonique, Fredo, Anastasia, Westlife, more @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
1999: Jonathan Edwards @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1998: Brian Blade Fellowship @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1996: Aimee Mann, Ron Sexsmith @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1995: The Story, Kate Jacobs @ the Music Haven, Schenectady
1994: Chet Atkins, John Hartford @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1993: Kate & Anna McGarrigle @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
1992: The Grateful Dead @ the Knickerbocker Arena, Albany
1990: Tears for Fears, Michael Penn @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1989: Bonnie Raitt, Richard Thompson @ Smith College’s John M. Greene Hall, Northampton
1988: 805 @ Tiger’s Pub, Clifton Park
1987: Kenny Rogers @ the Colonie Coliseum, Latham

Throwback Thursday: Sawyer Fredericks @ Caffe Lena

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Sawyer Fredericks debuted his original song, “I Could Wake Up,” during his set opening for the Kennedys at the legendary Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs on November 9, 2013.

The 16-year-old Fredericks returns to Saratoga Springs again this Saturday (June 6), but after winning “The Voice” last month, he’ll be playing a slightly larger venue this time – Saratoga Performing Arts Center, as part of the FLY-92 SummerJam festival.

JUNE 4: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, June 4th, 2015
Vanilla Ice

Vanilla Ice @ SPAC, 6/4/11

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 May 28 concerts through the years…

2014: Living Colour, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2013: Open Mic Night featuring Cirque Éloize @ Club Helsinki, Hudson
2011: FLY-92 SummerJam featuring Jason Derulo, Vanilla Ice, the Ready Set, Runner Runner @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2010: Dave Matthews Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2009: Alive at Five featuring Blues Traveler, Jim Weider’s Project Percolator @ Riverfront Park, Albany
2008: Matt Mirabile & Allison Jacobs @ the Pearl Street Pub, Albany
2007: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2006: John Gorka, Pat Wictor @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2005: Gary Smulyan, Pete Malinverni @ North Pointe Arts Center, Kinderhook
2004: Hank Williams III, Porter Hall, TN @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
2003: CKY @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2002: Green Day, Blink-182, Saves the Day @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2000: Patti Smith, Gloria Deluxe @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
1999: Dirty Dozen Brass Band @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1998: Alive at Five featuring Commander Cody, Rocky Velvet @ Tricentennial Park, Albany
1996: Stabbing Westward, Dig @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1995: The Little River Band @ Corning Preserve, Albany
1994: Lonesome Val Haynes, Caroline MotherJudge, Beth Jochum @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1993: Foghat @ the OTB Scoreboard, Albany
1992: k.d. lang @ Proctors, Schenectady
1991: The Clancy Brothers, McKrell & Bedrosian @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs
1989: Poison, Tesla @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1988: Three Dog Night, America @ the Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1987: Lonesome Val, Joypop @ QE2, Albany
1985: Polkaholics, Fifth Column @ 288 Lark, Albany
1967: Gene Krupa @ the Kenmore Hotel’s Rainbow Room, Albany

MAY 28: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, May 28th, 2015
Snoop Dogg @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park

Photograph of Snoop Dogg @ Northern Lights by Andrzej Pilarczyk, 5/28/11

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 May 28 concerts through the years…

2014: Takao Run Folk Song & Arts Group @ The Egg, Albany
2013: Old Crow Medicine Show, Shakey Graves @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
2011: Snoop Dogg @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2010: Keith Kane @ the Bread & Jam Cafe, Cohoes
2009: Grant Hart @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2008: Straitjacket Nation @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2006: Vernon Reid, Liquid Soul @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
2005: Dave Attell @ The Egg, Albany
2004: The Living End, Small Axe, Stand Up Citizen @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2003: Cave Cat Sammy @ the Ale House, Troy
2000: Erin McKeown, Paddy Kilrain @ Mother Earth’s Cafe, Albany
1999: The Staziaks, Crabapple @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1997: Combustible Edison @ QE2, Albany
1996: Fishbone @ Pearl Street, Northampton
1995: Mindy Jostyn, Margo Hennebach @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1994: Physical Graffiti, Hung Jury @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1993: The Figgs, Gravel Pit @ the Metro, Saratoga Springs
1992: Hand Held Moon @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1991: Marshall Crenshaw @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
1989: The Neighborhoods, Gigolo Aunts @ QE2, Albany
1988: Camp Union featuring Let’s Active, Eek-a-Mouse, Treat Her Right @ Union College, Schenectady
1987: Megadeth, Overkill @ the Colonie Coliseum, Latham
1986: Agnostic Front, Fit for Abuse, Youth of Today, Rest in Pieces @ VFW Hall, Albany
1984: Bambi Manor, Bang Zoom @ Bogie’s, Albany

MAY 21: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Peter Wolf

Peter Wolf @ The Egg, 5/21/10


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 May 21 concerts through the years…

2013: Ray Wylie Hubbard @ the Ale House, Troy
2012: Buckcherry @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park
2011: ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd @ the Times Union Center, Albany
2010: Peter Wolf, Roy Sludge @ The Egg, Albany
2009: Moving Mountains @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2008: The Mathematicians @ Red Square, Albany
2007: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2006: Loudon Wainwright III @ The Egg, Albany
2005: Meredith Monk, Joey Eppard @ Joyous Lake, Woodstock
2004: Marian McPartland @ The Egg, Albany
2003: Fleetwood Mac @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
2000: All Out War, God Forbid, Shadows Fall, Dying Breed @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1999: Mose Allison @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1997: Giant Ray Soda, Rocky Velvet, Wailing Bones @ Bogie’s, Albany
1995: Roger McGuinn, the Vibe @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1994: Terrence Blanchard @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1993: Fred Small, Karen Beth @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1992: Cactus Loveseat @ Bogie’s, Albany
1991: Johnny Mathis @ Proctors, Schenectady
1989: All @ QE2, Albany
1988: Mambo-X @ Bogie’s, Albany
1986: Simple Minds, the Call @ RPI’s Houston Fieldhouse, Troy
1981: The Roadducks @ J.B. Scott’s, Albany

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