FEBRUARY 1: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

February 1st, 2018, 12:00 pm by Greg

Kathy Mattea

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph of Kathy Mattea @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, 2/1/14 by Andrzej Pilarczyk

2017: Roiger-Levin-Menegon Trio @ Annarella Ristorante, Saugerties
2016: Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys @ the Falcon, Marlboro
2015: Running the River @ Mabee Farm, Rotterdam Junction
2014: Kathy Mattea @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
2013: Marc Maron @ The Egg, Albany
2012: Megadeth, Motorhead, Volbeat, Lacuna Coil @ Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls
2011: Hinder, Saving Abel, My Darkest Days, Kopek @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2010: Anti-Flag, Star Fuckin’ Hipsters, Aiden, Cancer Bats, the Black Tie Operation @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2009: Tom Rush @ the Eighth Step at Proctors, Schenectady
2008: Manchester Orchestra @ Jack Rabbit Slim’s, Albany
2007: Amandla, Vomlette @ Red Square, Albany
2006: The Samples @ Red Square, Albany
2003: Lily Tomlin @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
2002: Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Riddlin’ Kids, Wakefield @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2000: The Glenn Miller Orchestra @ UAlbany’s Page Hall, Albany
1999: Janelle Donovan @ Professor Java’s Coffee Sanctuary, Albany
1998: Skinless, Straight Jacket, Last Call, Sour, Torn @ Bogie’s, Albany
1997: Michael Brecker, Pat Metheny, Joey Calderazzo & Jack DeJohnette @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy

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FEBRUARY 1: The Daily Flashback

February 1st, 2018, 9:00 am by Greg

1896: Giacomo Puccini’s opera “La Boheme” premiered in Turin.
1949: RCA released the first 45RPM, seven-inch vinyl record.
1972: Neil Young’s fourth studio album, Harvest, is released.
2004: Janet Jackson’s infamous wardrobe malfunction causes an FCC uproar during halftime at Super Bowl XXXVIII.

BIRTHDAYS
1791: Charles J. Sax
1859: Victor Herbert
1894: James P. Johnson
1902: Langston Hughes
1934: Bob Shane (of the Kingston Trio)
1937: Don Everly
1937: Ray Sawyer (of Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show)
1938: Jimmy Carl Black (of the Mothers of Invention)
1939: Del McCoury
1948: James Ambrose Johnson, Jr. (aka Rick James)
1950: Mike Campbell (of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers)
1956: Exene Cervenka (of X)
1969: Joshua Redman
1975: Big Boi
1979: Jason Isbell
1990: Laura Marling
1994: Harry Styles

DEATHS
2003: Mongo Santamaria
2007: Gian Carlo Menotti

JANUARY 31: The Daily Flashback

January 31st, 2018, 10:00 am by Greg

Charlie Musselwhite (illustration by Charles Haymes)

Illustration of Charlie Musselwhite by Charles H. Haymes

BIRTHDAYS
1573: Giulio Cesare Monteverdi
1797: Franz Peter Schubert
1915: Alan Lomax
1921: Mario Lanza
1928: Chuck Willis
1937: Philip Glass
1938: Daevid Allen (of Soft Machine, Gong)
1944: Charlie Musselwhite
1946: Terry Kath (of Chicago Transit Authority)
1951: Phil Manzanera (of Roxy Music)
1951: Harry Wayne Casey (of KC & the Sunshine Band)
1956: John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols, PiL)
1961: Lloyd Cole
1981: Justin Timberlake

DEATHS
1970: James Moore (aka Slim Harpo)
1979: Grant Green
1985: Barbara Cowsill
2015: Don Covay
2017: John Wetton (of King Crimson, Asia)

JANUARY 30: The Daily Flashback

January 30th, 2018, 10:00 am by Greg

1969: The Beatles played their last gig on the rooftop of the Apple Core HQ in London
1995: Kevin Eubanks officially becomes the bandleader of “Tonight Show”

BIRTHDAYS
1505: Thomas Tallis
1911: Roy Eldridge
1928: Ruth Brown
1942: Marty Balin
1947: Steve Marriott
1951: Phil Collins

DEATHS
1963: Francis Poulenc
1976: Mance Lipscomb
1980: Professor Longhair
1982: Lightning Hopkins
2011: John Barry

JANUARY 29: The Daily Flashback

January 29th, 2018, 2:00 pm by Greg

1998: Paul Simon’s “The Capeman” opened on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre.

BIRTHDAYS
1934: Noel Harrison
1936: James Jamerson
1942: Claudine Longet
1944: Andrew Loog Oldham
1946: Bettye LaVette
1948: Bill Kirchen
1949: Tommy Ramone
1954: Handsome Dick Manitoba

DEATHS
1962: Fritz Kreisler
1992: Willie Dixon
2009: John Martyn
2015: Rod McKuen

JANUARY 25: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

January 25th, 2018, 12:00 pm by Greg
Jesse Malin (photo by Andrzej Pilarczyk)

Jesse Malin @ Jillian's, 1/25/11

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 January 25 concerts through the years…

2017: Twenty One Pilots, Jon Bellion, Judah & the Lion @ the Times Union Center, Albany
2016: Garrison Keillor @ Proctors, Schenectady
2015: The Holly & Evan Band, Bryan Thomas @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2014: J. Roddy Walston & the Business, Wild Adriatic @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany
2013: Loudon Wainwright III, the Nields @ The Egg, Albany
2012: Ryder Cooley’s “Xmalia” @ MCLA, North Adams
2011: Jesse Malin & the St. Marks Social @ Jillian’s, Albany
2010: The Ruddys @ Savannah’s, Albany
2009: Bobby McFerrin @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy
2008: Hellyeah, Machine Head @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2007: Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert @ the Times Union Center, Albany
2005: Yanni @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
2004: Gavin DeGraw, Virginia Coalition, Michael Tolcher @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2003: Jazz Guitar Summit featuring Chuck D’Aloia, George Muscatello, Jack Fragomeni @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
2002: Johnny Society @ Joyous Lake, Woodstock
2000: ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany

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JANUARY 22: The Daily Flashback

January 22nd, 2018, 11:00 am by Greg

1981: The John Lennon tribute issue of Rolling Stone is published with the famous Annie Leibovitz photo of a naked Lennon embracing a fully-clothed Yoko Ono.
1984: Barry Manilow sings the national anthem at Superbowl XVIII in Tampa, Florida.
2004: Famed NYC nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors after nearly 30 years for shows.

BIRTHDAYS
1924: J.J. Johnson
1931: Sam Cooke
1949: Steve Perry (of Journey)
1969: Michael Hutchence (of INXS)
1965: DJ Jazzy Jeff (of DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince)
1965: Steve Adler (of Guns N’ Roses)

JANUARY 19: The Daily Flashback

January 19th, 2018, 11:00 am by Greg

1957: Johnny Cash makes his national TV debut on “The Jackie Gleason Show.”
1967: Lesley Gore appears on the “Batman” TV series, playing Catwoman’s sidekick, Pussycat.

BIRTHDAYS
1908: Merwyn Bogue (aka Ish Kabibble)
1938: Phil Everly
1942: Shelley Fabares
1943: Janis Joplin
1946: Dolly Parton
1949: Robert Palmer
1951: Martha Davis (of The Motels)
1952: Dewey Bunell (of America)
1953: Desi Arnaz, Jr. (of Dino, Desi & Billy)

DEATHS
1998: Carl Perkins
2006: Wilson Pickett
2007: Denny Doherty (of the Mamas & the Papas)
2008: John Stewart (of The Kingston Trio)

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