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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

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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

JULY 17: On This Day in Nippertown Music History…

Thursday, July 17th, 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…

It’s been a dozen years since Troy Native and baritone sax great Nick Brignola passed away, but today – on what would have been Brignola’s 78th birthday – we’d like to take a moment to celebrate the great music that he left behind…

2013: Elastic Bond played at WAMC-FM’s The Linda
2011: The Penny Knight Band, the Sharks, Johnny Rabb and the Amazing Rob & John Band played the Blotto Records Reunion at Central Park’s Music Haven
2010: WEXT-FM’s Birthday Party at Valentine’s Music Hall doubled as Sea of Trees’ CD release party
2009: Dave Alvin & the Guilty Women played at Revolution Hall
2008: Sister Sledge and the Trammps played at Alive at Five
2006: Richard Buckner played at Valentine’s Music Hall
2005: Chicago and Earth Wind & Fire played at SPAC
2004: The Agressive Music Festival at the Glens Falls Civic Center featured Slayer and Slipknot
2003: Nickel Creek played at Northern Lights
2002: Joan Jett played at the Empire State Plaza with Antigone Rising
2000: Green Day and the Mighty Mighty Bosstones headlined the Vans Warped Tour at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway
1999: The Philip Glass Ensemble played “Monsters of Grace” @ MASS MoCA
1998: Deana Carter played at the Berkshire Performing Arts Theatre with Michael Jerling
1997: Huey Lewis & the News played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1996: Tanya Tucker played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1995: The Persuasions played in Washington Park with Miche Fambro
1994: Peter Gabriel brought the W.O.M.A.D. festival to SPAC
1993: Laura Nyro played at the Bearsville Theater
1991: Connie Francis played at the Starlite Music theatre
1987: Third World played at the Colonie Coliseum

JULY 10: On This Day in Nippertown Musical History…

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton at CountryFest 2010


Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

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…

It’s Rosanne Raneri’s birthday…
It’s Steven “Cousin” Clyde’s birthday…

2013: Rusted Root played at Putnam Den
2011: Denis Leary played at the Palace Theatre
2010: Blake Shelton and Gretchen Wilson played at CountryFest at the Altamont Fairgrounds
2009: The Church played at The Egg
2008: Robyn Hitchcock played at WAMC-FM’s The Linda
2006: Nickelback played at SPAC with Hoobastank and Chevelle
2005: Kip Winger played at Northern Lights with Ron Keel
2004: WGNA-FM’s CountryFest at the Saratoga Gaming and Raceway featured Brad Paisley and Keith Urban
2003: Dave Mason palyed at Alive at Five in Tricentennial Plaza with Anthony Gomes
1998: Boyz II Men played at the Pepsi Arena with Destiny’s Child
1999: Montgomery Gentry, Toby Keith and Faith Hall played at the WGNA CountryFest @ the Saratoga Equine Sports Center
1997: Maria Muldaur played at Alive at Five in Tricentennial Plaza with Rosanne Raneri
1996: The Tito Puente Orchestra played at the Empire State Plaza
1995: Maura O’Connell and Chris Smither played at Washington Park
1994: Little Richard played at the Starlite Music Theatre
1993: God Street Wine played at Bogie’s
1992: Doctor Rain and El Extreme played at Pauly’s Hotel
1991: Michael Crawford played at the Knickerbocker Arena
1990: Melissa Etheridge played at the Berkshire Performing Arts Theatre with Del Amitri
1987: The Everley Brothers played at the Colonie Coliseum

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