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JULY 30: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, July 30th, 2015
Todd Rundgren (photo by Ted Were)

Todd Rundgren @ The Egg, 7/30/13

Photograph by Ted Were

It’s Throwback Thursday. So we’re back with another installment of our weekly flashback feature: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History. Check out our round-up of July 30 concerts through the years…

2014: Albert Cummings @ Shepard Park, Lake George
2013: Todd Rundgren @ The Egg, Albany
2012: Animal Kingdom @ Jillian’s, Albany
2011: PINKtank @ Justin’s, Albany
2010: Hot Tuna, Steve Earle @ The Egg, Albany
2009: Tower of Power @ Alive at Five, Albany
2008: The Royal Crown Revue, the Count Basie Orchestra, Tony DeSare @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2007: 311, Matisyahu @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2006: The Black Crowes, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Drive-By Truckers @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2005: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, the Black Crowes @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2004: Sebastian Bach, Hypnotica, Mike Campese @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2003: Irish Tenors @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2002: Down @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2000: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stone Temple Pilots, Fishbone @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1999: Philadelphia Orchestra with Buzz Aldrin @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1998: The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Bluz House Rockers @ Alive at Five in Corning Preserve, Albany
1997: Salamander Crossing @ Shepard Park, Lake George
1996: Jon “Bowzer” Bauman, the Crystals @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1995: The Steve Miller Band, the Doobie Brothers @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1994: The Steve Miller Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1993: HORDE Festival featuring the Allman Brothers Band, Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Widespread Panic, the Samples, Mr. Reality, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1992: Emmylou Harris, Rodeo Moon, Apple Betty @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
1989: Elton John @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1988: Gene Pitney @ the Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1987: Brave Combo @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1986: Blood Sweat & Tears @ Colonie Coliseum, Latham
1985: Philip Glass Ensemble @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs
1979: James Taylor @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1972: Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ Saratoga Perfroming Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

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JULY 23: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Rush: Geddy Lee

Rush's Geddy Lee @ SPAC, 7/23/10


Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s Throwback Thursday. So we’re back with another installment of our weekly flashback feature: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History. Check out our round-up of July 23 concerts through the years…

2014: The Baseball Project @ Club Helsinki, Hudson
2013: Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five, Guster @ Tanglewood, Lenox
2012: The Gaslight Anthem, Dave Hause @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park
2011: Motley Crue, Poison, the New York Dolls @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2010: Rush @ Sareatoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2009: David Lindley @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
2008: The Horseflies @ Shepard Park, Lake George
2007: Kamikaze Hearts @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2006: Chicago, Huey Lewis & the News @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2005: W.A.S.P., LA Guns, Stephen Pearcy @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2004: John Sebastian @ New York State Museum, Albany
2003: Foghat, Edgar Winter Band @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2002: Deep Banana Blackout, Strangefolk @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2000: Bob Dylan, Phil Lesh @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1999: Woodstock ’99 featuring moe., Lit, Buckcherry, the Roots, Insane Clown Posse, George Clinton & the P.Funk All-Stars, James Brown, G. Love & Special Sauce, Jamiroquai, Live, Sheryl Crow, DMX, the Offspring, Korn, Bush, more… @ the former Griffiss Air Force Base, Rome
1998: Toots & the Maytals @ Joyous Lake, Woodstock
1997: Brian Setzer Orchestra @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
1996: Mark Mulcahy, Chris Busone, Michael Eck, Rafe, Amy Abou, Rosanne Raneri @ QE2, Albany
1995: Amy Grant, Ashley Cleveland @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1994: The Grifter, Lughead, Ruby Falls @ Bogie’s, Albany
1993: The Band, Hot Tuna @ the Berkshire Perfoming Arts Center, Lenox
1992: Gene Pitney @ the Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1991: Debbie Gibson @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1990: Howie Mandel @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1989: Bob Neuwirth @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1988: Bop (Harvey) @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1986: The Monkees, Herman’s Hermits, Gary Puckett & the Union Gap, the Grass Roots @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1985: The Turtles, the Buckinghams, the Grass Roots, Gary Lewis & the Playboys @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1978: The Charlie Daniels Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

JULY 16: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

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Photograph of Justin Timberlake @ the Times Union Center, 7/16/14 by Kirsten Ferguson

It’s Throwback Thursday. So we’re back with another installment of our weekly flashback feature: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History. Check out our round-up of July 16 concerts through the years…

2014: Justin Timberlake @ the Times Union Center, Albany
2013: Dash Rip Rock, Grainbelt @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2012: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
2011: Green River Festival featuring Toots & the Maytals, NRBQ, Black Joe Lewis & the Honey Bees @ Greenfield Community College, Greenfield
2010: Young@Heart @ The Egg, Albany
2009: The English Beat, Reel Big Fish @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2008: NYS Food Fest featuring Roberth Randolph & the Family Band, Arrested Development, more @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2007: Cat Empire @ Washington Park, Albany
2006: The Nighthawks @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
2005: Bruce Springsteen @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
2004: Robert Cray Band @ The Egg, Albany
2000: Yes, Kansas @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1999: Cher, Cyndi Lauper, Wild Orchid @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
1998: Tom Rush @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1996: Marshall Tucker Band, Leon Russell, Georgia Satellites @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1995: Mary Chapin Carpenter, the Mavericks @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1994: Stigmata, Starkweather, Crisis, 1000 Young @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1993: Mariah Carey @ Proctors, Schenectady
1992: Shotgun Messiah @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
1991: Steppenwolf, Three Dog Night @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1989: John Hartford @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1988: Iron Maiden, Ace Frehley @ RPI’s Houston Field House, Troy
1987: The Charlie Daniels Band @ the Colonie Coliseum, Latham
1986: The Ushers @ 288 Lark, Albany
1984: The Moody Blues @ Tanglewood, Lenox
1983: The Tubes, the Plimsouls @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1980: The Cramps, the Morons @ J.B. Scott’s, Albany
1978: Bob Hope @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1972: The Carpenters @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

JULY 9: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Thursday, July 9th, 2015
Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert @ CountryFest, 2011

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 9 concerts through the years…

2014: Broods, Bear Grass @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany
2013: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2012: Emefe, Oobleck @ Red Square, Albany
2011: CountryFest featuring Miranda Lambert, Joanna Smith, Bret Eldridge, Sunny Sweeney, Chris Cagle, Randy Houser @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont
2010: Kevin Welch, Marc Douglas Berardo @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2009: Black 47, Kevin McKrell @ Alive at Five at Riverfront Park, Albany
2008: Ryan Shupe & the Rubber Band @ Shepard Park, Lake George
2006: Ashlee Simpson @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2005: CountryFest featuring Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Montgomery Gentry, Miranda Lambert, Hanna-McEuen @ Saratoga Gaming and Raceway, Saratoga Springs
2004: Galactic, Moon Boot Lover @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2003: Tony Furtado Band @ Shepard Park, Lake George
2002: Chucho Valdes @ Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
2000: Maura O’Connell, Rosanne Raneri @ Music Haven, Schenectady
1999: Good Friday @ Savannah’s, Albany
1998: Rock ‘N’ Rebuild featuring the Average White Band, Rory Block, Conehead Buddha, the Refrigerators, Commander Cody, Jill Hughes & the Institute for Soul Research, Out of Control, the Burners UK, Ernie Williams & the Wildcats, more @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
1997: Milt Hinton @ Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
1995: Debbie Gibson @ Borders Books & Music, Colonie
1994: October Project, Luna @ Opus 40, Saugerties
1993: Mickey Thomas’ Starship, the Groove Assassins @ the Scoreboard, Albany
1992: The Toasters, Dr. Jah & the Love Prophets @ Alive at Five at Tricentennial Park, Albany
1991: Blue Rodeo, Tornado Bait @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1990: Billy Graham @ Knickerbocker Arena, Albany
1989: Perry Como @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1988: Lyn Lifshin, Ione @ QE2, Albany
1987: The Commodores @ the Colonie Coliseum, Latham
1986: Dash Rip Rock, the A.D.’s @ 288 Lark, Albany
1985: Dance Planet @ 288 Lark, Albany
1978: Barry Manilow @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1976: Ella Fitzgerald @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1972: Liberace @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1969: Jeff Beck @ the Aerodrome, Schenectady

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

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

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