SEPTEMBER 21: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

September 21st, 2017, 12:00 pm by Greg
Pete-Seeger (photo by Martin Benjamin)

Pete Seeger (center) with John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews and Neil Young @ Farm Aid at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 9/21/13

Complied by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Martin Benjamin

2016: Darling Valley @ Tricentennial Park, Albany
2015: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
2014: American Music Festival for the Lake featuring New Riders of the Purple Sage, the Claire Lynch Band, Girls Guns & Glory, Roscoe Bandana, Stony Creek Band, Rich Ortiz @ Wood Park, Lake George
2013: Farm Aid featuring Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, John Mellencamp, Pete Seeger, Kacey Musgraves, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Jack Johnson, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Amos Lee, Carlene Carter, Jamey Johnson, Insects vs. Robots, the Parlor, Bahamas, David Amram, Jesse Lenat, the Blackwood Quartet @ Saratoga Performing Arts Cemter, Saratoga Springs
2012: SPAC Battle of the Bands featuring The Dependents, Hard Soul, Jocamo, Crush, Folding Sky, Next Station, the Margo Macero Project, VONTUS, The Mysteios @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs
2011: Woodstock Film Festival Kick-Off Concert featuring Philippe Quint & Nellie McKay, Lori Singer, Tracy Bonham, Jerry Marotta, Explorers, Gorgeous Creatures, Bazaar @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
2010: Deftones @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2009: The Minus 5, the Baseball Project, Steve Wynn IV @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2008: Willie Nelson, Jacob Dylan @ Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls
2007: Regina Carter Quintet @ The Egg, Albany
2006: Kid Congo Powers @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2005: The Brothers Wheeler @ Red Square, Albany
2003: Al Stewart @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2002: Neil Diamond @ Pepsi Arena, Albany
2000: Johnny & the Panty Raiders, the Lawn Sausages @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
1999: Pat Metheny @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1997: Ernie Williams & the Wildcats, Good Friday @ Lyons Lake, Nassau
1996: Stephane Grappelli @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy

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SEPTEMBER 14: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

September 14th, 2017, 11:00 am by Greg
Gary Burton (photo by Stanley Johnson)

Gary Burton @ Jazz at the Lake, 9/14/13

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Stan Johnson

2016: Donovan @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
2015: The Adam Rogers Group @ The Falcon, Marlboro
2014: Jazz at the Lake featuring Billy Martin’s Wicked Knee, Jane Bunnett’s Maqueque, the Raymond Scott Orchestrette @ Shepard Park, Lake George
2013: Jazz at the Lake featuring the Brian Patneaude Quartet, the Harrison-Shobhakar Quintet, Michele Rosewoman’s New Yor-Uba, the New Gary Burton Quartet @ Shepard Park, Lake George
2012: The Tom Harrell Quintet @ A Place for Jazz, Schenectady
2011: Olivia Quillio @ Tricentennial Park, Albany
2010: Francisco Lopez @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy
2009: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2008: Sam Phillips @ The Linda, Albany
2007: Irish 2000 Festival featuring Flogging Molly @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont
2006: Craig Morgan @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2005: Chiodos, Fall of Troy, Save Your Breath @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
2004: Gloria Estefan @ Pepsi Arena, Albany
2003: Jazz at the Lake featuring Empire Jazz Orchestra, Lou Solff, Ted Nash, Bud Shank @ Shepard Park, Lake George
2002: Mose Allison @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
2000: Keller Williams, Round Bale Conspiracy @ Savannah’s, Albany
1999: Dan Hicks @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
1998: John Scofield, Charlie Hunter @ the Palace Theatre, Albany

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SEPTEMBER 7: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

September 7th, 2017, 12:00 pm by Greg

Jackson Browne with David Lindley

Jackson Browne with David Lindley @ the Palace Theatre, 9/7/10


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 7 concerts through the years…

2016: Lost Radio Rounders @ Tricentennial Park, Albany
2015: Marty Haggard. Grits N’ Whiskey @ Schaghticoke Fair, Schaghticoke
2014: G. Love, John Hammond @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs
2013: Restoration Festival featuring Man Man, Dust Bowl Faeries, Lucky Jukebox Brigade, Barons in the Attic, the Slaughterhouse Chorus, the Accents, Tor & the Fjords, Party Boat, Matt Durfee & the Rattling Baddlies, Beaked Whale, Wild Adriatic @ Contemporary Arts Center at Woodside, Troy
2012: Restoration Festival featuring the Kamikaze Hearts, Better Pills, Common Prayer @ St. Joseph’s Church, Albany
2011: Reid Paley & Black Francis @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2010: Jackson Browne & Band with David Lindley @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2008: The Felice Brothers @ Club Helsinki, Great Barrington
2007: Jon Rauhouse, Tommy Womack @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2006: The Fixx, Birds of Prey @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2005: Sufjan Stevens @ Pearl Street, Northampton
2004: Long Beach Short Bus, Import, Primo @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2003: Breaking Laces @ the Larkin, Albany
2002: Sheryl Crow, Michelle Branch @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
2000: Mike McMann, Kenny Hohman @ Positively Fourth Street, Troy
1999: Patti Smith @ Pearl Street, Northampton
1998: Johnny Rabb’s Rockhouse @ Siro’s, Saratoga Springs
1997: Tommy Castro, Chris Beard @ Park West, Clifton Park
1996: AC/DC @ Knickerbocker Arena, Albany

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AUGUST 31: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

August 31st, 2017, 12:00 pm by Greg

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Complied by Greg Haymes
Photograph of Steely Dan @ SPAC, 8/31/14 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 August 31 concerts through the years…

2016: Bella’s Bartok @ Empire State Plaza at The Egg, Albany
2015: J.D. McPherson, the Mickey James Trio @ the Hangar, Troy
2014: Steely Dan @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2013: Stellar Young, Joey Eppard @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
2012: David R. Smith, Skeeter Creek, Gabrielle Ellers @ the Glove Performing Arts Center, Gloversville
2011: Yuko Kishimoto Quartet @ First Reformed Church of Schenectady, Schenectady (CD release party for Songbird)
2010: Rangda, Major Stars, Bunnybrains @ the Cannonball Factory, Hudson
2009: Weezer @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2008: Terence Blanchard @ Tanglewood, Lenox
2007: Pancho Sanchez, Hugh Masekela @ Tanglewood, Lenox
2006: Alex Skolnick @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
2005: Akron/Family, Great Lake Swimmers @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2004: Travis Tritt, Paul Thorn @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2003: Ralph Stanley @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington
2002: Diana Krall, Roy Haynes, Marian McPartland, Sir Roland Hanna, Jimmy McGriff, Joey DeFrancesco @ Tanglewood, Lenox

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AUGUST 24: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

August 24th, 2017, 12:00 pm by Greg

Zac Brown Band

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph of the Zac Brown Band @ SPAC, 8/24/14 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 August 24 concerts through the years…

2016: Michael Eck, Paul Grondahl @ Albany Public Library, Albany
2015: Beach House, Romantic States @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park
2014: Zac Brown Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2013: The Chronicles @ Riverlink Park, Amsterdam
2012: Connie James @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs
2011: Gary Clark, Jr. @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
2010: Smokey Greene, Adrenaline Hayride @ Stony Creek Town Park, Stony Creek
2008: Ruth Pelham, Ramblin Jug Stompers @ Music Haven, Schenectady
2007: Lil Wayne @ Washington Avenue Armory, Albany
2006: Hair of the Dog @ Guilderland Performing Arts Center, Guilderland
2005: The Mighty Sparrow @ Music Haven, Schenectady
2004: The Beach Boys @ Tanglewood, Lenox
2003: Tommy Stinson, the Figgs @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2002: Sammy Hagar, David Lee Roth @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

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AUGUST 17: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

August 17th, 2017, 11:00 am by Greg

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Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph of Alex Mexiner at Shepard Park, 8/17/16 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 August 17 concerts through the years…

2016: The Alex Mexiner Band @ Shepard Park, Lake George
2015: Conehead Buddha, Victory Soul Orchestra @ Washington Park
2014: Luke Bryan, Cole Swindell, Lee Brice @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2013: Bella Terra Festival featuring Datsik, Robokop, Archnemesis, Turkuaz, Homeboy Sandman, Case & Point, Damn Right!, Schlang, the Malah, the Alchemystics, Bujak, Capital Zen, more @ Gardner’s Farm, Stephentown
2012: John Prine, Lucinda Williams @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2011: Empire State Plaza Food Festival featuring Eddie Money, Ten Year Vamp, the Chris Busone Band, Chris Dukes, Slick Fitty @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany
2010: Kiss, the Academy Is…, The Envy @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2009: Joe Barna & Sketches of Influence @ Bread & Jam Cafe, Cohoes
2008: Saratoga Music Festival featuring Bob Dylan, the Levon Helm Band, Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band, the Swell Season, Gillian Welch, Steve Earle, Raul Malo @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2007: Palatypus, Alta Mira @ Red Square, Albany
2006: Ray LaMontagne, Guster @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2005: Grand Funk Railroad, Edgar Winter @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2004: Deep Purple, Thin Lizzy @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2003: The House Jacks, Harmonytrix @ Music Haven, Schenectady
2002: Hey Mercedes, Piebald, Koufax, the Last Year @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2000: Little Feat @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany

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AUGUST 10: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

August 10th, 2017, 12:00 pm by Greg
(photo by Stanley Johnson)

Ghost Train Orchestra’s Brian Carpenter @ the Music Haven, 8/10/14

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Stan 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 August 10 concerts through the years…

2016: NYS Food Festival featuring The Commodores, Up All Night, Tara & the Boys @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2015: Joe Bonamassa @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2014: Ghost Train Orchestra, Colleen Pratt @ Music Haven, Schenectady
2013: Chuck Prophet & Mission Express, Sarah Borges @ Club Helsinki, Hudson
2012: Basilica Music Festival featuring Kris Perry’s “Machines” @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson
2011: The Philadelphia Orchestra with Branford Marsalis @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, Troy
2010: Public Enemy, Kendo the Almost Famous, Has-Lo, Propaganda, Giant Gorilla Dog Thing @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2009: Brave Combo @ Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
2008: O.A.R, Ozomatli @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2007: David Jacob-Strain @ Club Helsinki, Great Barrington
2006: Tito Puente Jr., the Latino Allstars @ Alive at Five, Albany
2005: Gin Blossoms, John Cafferty, Barrence Whitfield @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2004: The Boys Choir of Harlem @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2003: Slaid Cleaves @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2002: The Foy Brothers @ The Metro, Saratoga Springs
2000: Gov’t Mule, Devilish Minds @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
1999: Roger Waters @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
1998: Culture Club, Human League, Howard Jones @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1997: H.O.R.D.E. Festival featuring Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Soul Coughing, Beck, Ben Folds Five, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

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AUGUST 3: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

August 3rd, 2017, 9:00 am by Greg
The Split Squad

The Split Squad @ the River Street Pub, 8/3/14

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Kirsten Ferguson

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 3 concerts through the years…

2016: Dust Bowl Revival @ Empire State Plaza, Albany (12noon) and Shepard Park, Lake George
2015: Ramblin Jug Stompers, Werthner & Frederick @ the Lark Tavern, Albany
2014: The Split Squad, the Knyghts of Fuzz @ River Street Pub, Troy
2013: Riverlink Jamboree featuring the Nellies, the Bear Bones Project, Tumbleweed Highway @ Riverlink Park, Amsterdam
2012: Sonny Landreth, Jim Keller @ Club Helsinki, Hudson
2011: Airborne Toxic Event, the Drowning Men @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2010: Mulebone @ Stony Creek Town Park, Stony Creek
2009: Sugar Ray, Fastball @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2008: Esperanza Spalding, Cole Broderick @ Music Haven, Schenectady
2007: Shakers N’ Bakers @ Watervliet Shaker Village’s 1848 Meeting House, Colonie
2006: Eddie Money, Bluz House Rockers @ Alive at Five, Albany
2005: Terrance Simien @ Siro’s, Saratoga Springs
2004: Marah @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
2003: Otis Taylor @ Music Haven, Schenectady
2002: Antony & the Johnsons @ Hudson River Theater, Hudson
2000: Roomful of Blues, Bluz House Rockers @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany

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