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JULY 28: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

Thursday, July 28th, 2016
Maria Muldaur with The Campbell Brothers Band

Maria Muldaur with the Campbell Brothers Band @ the Music Haven, Schenectady, 7/28/13

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Stanley Johnson

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 July 28 concerts through the years…

2015: Cayucas, Hibou @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany
2014: Band of Horses, Midlake @ the Calvin Theatre, Northampton
2013: Maria Muldaur, the Campbell Brothers @ the Music Haven at Central Park, Schenectady
2012: Shonen Knife, White Mystery @ Mt. Sabattis Pavilion, Long Lake
2011: Tom Chapin & Friends @ the Guilderland Performing Arts Center at Tawasentha Park, Guilderland
2010: Polish Night with the Rymanowski Brothers Orchestra @ Buhrmaster Barn at the Pruyn House, Latham
2009: Crosby, Stills & Nash @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2008: Aimee Mann @ Washington Park Lakehouse, Albany
2007: Axe Iron Suns @ River Street Beat Shop, Troy
2006: The Dixie Chicks @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
2005: Destiny’s Child, Mario, Amerie, Tyra @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
2004: Commander Cody @ Siro’s, Saratoga Springs
2003: Diblo Dibala @ Washington Park Lakehouse, Albany
2002: The Wild Magnolias @ Music Haven at Central Park, Schenectady

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JULY 21: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

Thursday, July 21st, 2016
Richard Williams (photo by Stanley Johnson)

Richard Williams of Kansas @ Alive at Five, 7/21/11

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Stanley Johnson

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 July 21 concerts through the years…

2015: Daddy-O! @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown
2014: Lewis Black @ Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown
2013: Americanarama Festival of Music featuring Bob Dylan, Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Ryan Bingham @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2012: Death Cab for Cutie @ Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown
2011: Kansas, Spaceland @ Alive at Five at Corning Preserve, Albany
2010: Albert Cummings @ Rockin’ on the River, Troy
2009: Kevin Costner & Modern West @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2008: Odetta @ Washington Park Lakehouse, Albany
2007: Cracker @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany
2006: Americana Festival featuring Ramblin Jug Stompers, Kevin Maul, Matt Durfee, Wiley Dobbs, Green Mountain Moonshine, the Sloughter Jug Allstars @ Round Lake Auditorium, Round Lake
2005: Little Feat, the Boston Horns @ Alive at Five, Albany
2004: Chuck Mangione, Doc Scanlon’s Rhythm Boys @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2003: Lunasa, Kevin McKrell @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2002: Michelle Shocked @ Music Haven, Schenectady
2000: Dixie Chicks, Patty Griffin @ Pepsi Arena, Albany

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Remembering Nick Brignola…

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

We’re remembering sax master Nick Brignola on what would have been his 80th birthday…

JULY 14: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

Thursday, July 14th, 2016
Charles Bradley

Charles Bradley @ the Green River Festival, 7/14/12

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 July 14 concerts through the years…

2015: Parker Millsap @ the Ale House, Troy
2014: DIIV, LORDO, Regal Degal @ BSP Lounge, Kingston
2013: Lorraine Klaasen & African Connexion, Umoja African Dance Ensemble @ the Music Haven at Central Park, Schenectady
2012: Green River Festival featuring Arlo Guthrie, Charles Bradley, Lake Street Dive, Los Lobos, Chuck Prophet, J.D. McPherson, more @ Greenfield Community College, Greenfield
2011: Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival featuring the Gibson Brothers, Donna the Buffalo, Chris Thile & Mike Daves, Peter Rowan, Della Mae, the Spinney Brothers, more @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill
2010: Joan Armatrading @ The Egg, Albany
2009: Steve Earle @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield
2008: Dollyrots, Sirsy @ Washington Park Lakehouse, Albany
2007: Tool @ the Times Union Center, Albany
2006: Hiromi @ Club Helsinki, Great Barrington
2005: The Sam Bush Band, Donna the Buffalo @ Alive at Five at Riverfront Park, Albany
2004: Hall & Oates, Michael McDonald @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
2003: Big Sandy, Eddie Angel, the Lustre Kings @ Captain JP Cruise, Troy
2002: Melissa Etheridge @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2000: Dr. Dre, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
1999: Cordelia’s Dad @ Shepard Park, Lake George
1998: Burning Spear, Robanic @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1997: Solas, the McKrells @ Washington Park Lake House, Albany
1996: Sting, Cowboy Junkies @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1995: Alejandro Escovedo, Hamell On Trial, Grainbelt @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1994: Moon Boot Lover, Conehead Buddha, Ominous Seapods @ Alive at Five at Tricentennial Park, Albany
1993: Eve’s Plum, Resolve @ Bogie’s, Albany
1992: Spin Doctors, Iky Mo @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1991: Don Henley, Suzanna Hoffs @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1990: Falcon Ridge Folk Fest featuring Shawn Colvin, Bill Morrisey, Maura O’Connel, Patty Larkin, John Gorka, Chris Smither, Cheryl Wheeler, more @ Catamount Ski Area, Hillsdale
1989: Precious Metal @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1987: Perry Como @ Colonie Coliseum, Latham
1984: Bang Zoom, the Brink @ Bogie’s, Albany

JULY 7: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

Thursday, July 7th, 2016
David Bowie, Sound + Vision Tour, SPAC

David Bowie, Sound + Vision Tour, SPAC, Saratoga Springs, 7/7/90

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 July 7 concerts through the years…

2015: Ben Williams & Sound Effect @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs
2014: Attila, Born of Osiris, Get Scared, Restless Streets, Dawn of a Hero @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park
2013: Vieux Farka Toure, Zorkie Nelson @ the Music Haven at Central Park, Schenectady
2012: The Chandler Travis Philharmonic @ Riverlink Park, Amsterdam
2011: Burton Cummings, Sly Fox & the Hustlers @ Alive at Five at Riverfront Park, Albany
2010: Ed Kowalczyk @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2009: The Wallflowers @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2008: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ the Crossings, Colonie
2007: Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
2006: Rhett Tyler & Early Warning @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2005: The Empire Jazz Orchestra @ Guilderland Performing Arts Center, Guilderland
2004: Livingston Taylor, Stephen Clair @ the Music Haven at Central Park, Schenectady
2003: Steel Pulse @ Washington Park Lake House, Albany
2002: Inner Circle @ Music Haven at Central Park, Schenectady
2000: Fleet Blues Festival featuring Elvin Bishop, Carl Weathersby, Chico Banks, Melvin Taylor, Lady Bianca, more @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
1999: The Unknown Blues Band @ Shepard Park, Lake George
1998: Pat Martino @ Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
1996: Happy Rhodes @ Tinker Street Cafe, Woodstock
1995: The Good Rats, Thee Heinous Bros. @ Bogie’s, Albany
1994: Papo Vazquez, Alex Torres & the Latin Kings @ Alive at Five, Albany
1993: Marty Stuart, Patty Loveless @ the Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1991: Hall & Oates, Taj Mahal @ Berkshire Performing Arts Center, Lenox
1990: David Bowie @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1989: Louie Anderson, Dennis Miller @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1988: Ronnie Milsap, Tammy Wynette @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham???
1987: Agitpop, Joy Pop @ QE2, Albany

JUNE 30: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

Thursday, June 30th, 2016
Esperanza Spalding (photo by Stanley Johnson)

Esperanza Spalding @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 6/30/12

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Stanley Johnson

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 June 30 concerts through the years…

2015: David Crosby @ The Egg, Albany
2014: Fyvush Finkel @ Barrington Stage Company’s Mr. Finn’s Cabaret, Pittsfield
2013: Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Fest featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Tony Bennett, Ingrid Jensen, Donny McCaslin, Kevin Eubanks, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2012: Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Fest featuring Mingus Big Band, Esperanza Spalding, Maceo Parker, Chris Botti, Christain McBride’s Inside Straight, Jeremy Pelt, Catherine Russell, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2011: Thompson Square, the Hillbilly Horns @ Alive at Five, Albany
2010: The Refrigerators, Blue Machine, the Hill Hollow Band @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2009: John Medeski & Tisiji Munoz @ the Colony Cafe, Woodstock
2008: Vegitation @ Red Square, Albany
2007: SAWFest featuring Ramblin Jug Stompers, the Psychoneedles, Workingman’s Army, Next President, the Summer Sounds of Salem Superstars, Jason Irwin @ Salem Art Works, Salem
2006: Keb’ Mo’, Brendan James @ The Egg, Albany
2005: Mary Wilson, Tammy Fletcher & the Disciples @ Alive at Five, Albany
2004: Joe Nacco Duo, Mike Thomas @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2003: Norah Jones, Gillian Welch @ Proctors, Schenectady
2002: Freihofer Saratoga Jazz Fest featuring Natalie Cole, Wynton Marsalis Septet, FourPlay, Cassandra Wilson, Roy Haynes Quartet, Angelique Kidjo, Steve Turre Quintet, the Vijay Iyer Quartet, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2000: The Lustre Kings, Jeff Strange @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
1999: Ted Nugent, Quiet Riot, Night Ranger, Slaughter @ Pepsi Arena, Albany
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JUNE 23: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
Andrew And Noah Band

The Andrew & Noah Band @ Old Songs Festival, 6/23/12

Photograph by Stanley Johnson

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 June 23 concerts through the years…

2015: Fall Out Boy, Wiz Khalifa, Hoodie Allen, Max @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2014: Johnnyswim @ The Egg, Albany
2013: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, the Wallflowers @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2012: Old Songs Festival featuring Patrick Ball, Sharon Katz & Peace Trian, Kim & Reggie Harris, Andrew & Noah Band, Mulebone, Brother Sun, Eleanor Ellis, Ken Whiteley, the Nuala Kennedy Trio, more @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont
2011: Ra Ra Riot, Sirsy @ Wiswall Park the Factory Eatery, Ballston Spa
2010: Unforgettable Fire, Blue Factory @ Rockin’ On the River, Troy
2009: 311, Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2007: Freihofer’s Jazz Fest featuring George Benson, India.Arie, David Sanborn, Tower of Power, the Roy Haynes Quartet, Jean-Luc Ponty, the Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, Esperanza Spalding, Somi, Hayes Greenfield & Jazz-a-ma-Tazz, the Anat Cohen Quartet @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2006: Clay People, Distant by Design @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2005: Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, the Greencards @ Wahconah Park, Pittsfield
2004: Eric Clapton, Robert Randolph & the Family Band @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
2003: Hunger Mountain Boys @ Club Helsinki, Great Barrington
2002: Korn, Puddle of Mudd, Deadsy @ Pepsi Arena, Albany
2000: NRBQ, Bruce Michael Kean Band @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
1999: Old 97’s, Slobberbone @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1997: Ernie Williams Band, Good Friday @ Capt. JP Cruises, Troy
1996: Ray Brown & Benny Green @ Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
1995: FLY92 Summer Jam featuring Gloria Gaynor, Aaron Neville, Sophie B. Hawkins, Lil’ Suzy, Martin Page, Nicki French @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1994: Billy Ray Cyrus, Ken Mellons @ Knickerbocker Arena, Albany
1993: Tina Ward & the Matterbabies, Splendiferous Monster @ Bogie’s, Albany
1992: Neil Young, Exene Cervenka, Jon Pousette-Dart @ Tanglewood, Lenox
1991: Joey Calderazzo Quartet @ Skidmore College’s Kinghorn Theatre, Saratoga Springs
1990: Joe Beck Trio @ Justin’s, Albany
1989: Skyy, Boogie Down Productions, Aleese Simmons, Sharp @ ???Starlite?
1988: REO Speedwagon @ ???SPAC?
1987: Neil Diamond @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1986: Robert Palmer, the Sharks @ the Palace, Theatre, Albany
1985: Phil Collins @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1983: Blotto, the Truants @ Jason’s, Leeds
1982: Asia @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

JUNE 16: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

Thursday, June 16th, 2016
Ginger Baker

Ginger Baker @ The Egg, 6/16/15

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 June 16 concerts through the years…

2015: Ginger Baker’s Jazz Confusion @ The Egg’s Swyer Theatre, Albany
2014: Dan Johnson & His Expert Sidemen, the Downfall Country String Band @ the Low Beat, Albany
2013: Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival featuring Kris Kristofferson, Son Volt, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jill Sobule, Keller Williams & the Travelin McCourys, Tift Merritt, Floodwood, the Klezmatics @ Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson
2012: Flogging Molly, Wild Adriatic @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2011: 10,000 Maniacs, Erin Harkes Band @ Alive at Five at Corning Preserve, Albany
2010: Rain @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2009: Luka Bloom @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2008: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2007: River Street Festival featuring Blotto, They Might Be Giants, Stars of Track and Field, Mink, Last November @ Monument Square, Troy
2006: Richard Julian, Valerie DeLaCruz @ The Linda, Albany
2005: Eddie Angel, Rocky Velvet @ Alive at Five at Corning Preserve, Albany
2004: Hootie & the Blowfish, Albert Cummings @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2003: Los Mofos @ Club Helsinki, Great Barrington
2002: Matt Haimovitz @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2000: Jesse Colin Young @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1999: Molly Hatchet @ MT Muggs, Glens Falls
1997: Freedy Johnston @ Bogie’s, Albany
1996: Troy Riverfront Arts Fest featuring Tommy Castro, Big Jack Johnson, Carey Bell, Magic Slim & the Teardrops @ Riverfront Park, Troy
1995: Sarah Brightman @ Knickerbocker Arena, Albany
1994: Pantera, Sepultura, Biohazard @ Knickerbocker Arena, Albany
1993: The Cocktails, 100 Acre Wood @ Bogie’s, Albany
1992: Kanda Bongo Man @ Joyous Lake, Woodstock
1991: Vassar Clements @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1990: RCCA Jazz Fest featuring Afro-Eurasian Connection, Cecelia Smith, Nick Brignola, Lew Soloff @ Riverfront Park, Troy
1989: James Cotton @ Tiger’s Pub, Clifton Park
1987: Roger Miller, Dale Haskell @ QE2, Albany
1985: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Til Tuesday @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1980: Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1979: Marshall Tucker Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1974: The Beach Boys, Kiki Dee @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1973: Chuck Mangione @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1972: Sadler & Young @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

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