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Win FREE Tickets to Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show @ Proctors

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

PRETTY MUCH THE BEST COMEDY SHOW
Featuring Kevin McCaffrey
Saturday (June 27), 8pm
Proctors’ Underground, Schenectady

Kevin McCaffrey made his network TV debut on “The Late Show with David Letterman” in November, 2013 and was hired to write and warm-up for the show for the remainder of its run. He currently appears every week on “truTV Presents: World’s Dumbest” and has appeared on VH1’s “I Love the 2000’s” series and History Channel’s “I Love the 1880’s.” In addition to Letterman, Kevin has also written for VH1, National Lampoon, Fuse TV and various celebrity awards shows.

Now catch him live in action at Proctors on Saturday night (June 27). Tickets are $15.

BUT WAIT… there’s more. We’re giving away a pair of FREE TICKETS for the show to a lucky Nippertown reader! To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. Deadline to enter is 12noon on Friday (June 26). The winner will be selected at random and notified on Friday afternoon. Good luck! Congratulations to the winner, who has been notified by email.

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Win FREE Tickets to the Josh Berwanger Band @ the Low Beat on Friday

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Wanna rock, but you’re low on dough? Just comment below…

Kansas singer-guitarist Josh Berwanger – formerly of indie rockers the Anniversary and the Only Children – brings the Josh Berwanger Band to the Low Beat on Friday night (June 5). Adam & the Conglomerates open the show at 8pm.

We’re giving away a pair of FREE TICKETS for the show to some lucky Nippertown reader. To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. Deadline to enter is 12noon on Friday (June 5). The winner will be selected at random and notified on Friday afternoon. Good luck! This contest has ended.

Win FREE Tickets to Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at Proctors on Saturday

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

PRETTY MUCH THE BEST COMEDY SHOW
Featuring Brooke Van Poppelen
Saturday (May 29), 8pm
Proctors’ Underground, Schenectady

Brooke Van Poppelen is a New York City-based comedian, actress and writer, who has been seen on “@Midnight,” “John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” IFC’s “Comedy Drop” and currently hosts “Hack My Life” on truTV. She has also been a writer and producer for MTV’s “Girl Code” and recently debuted her own web series, “Seeing Other People,” to much critical acclaim.

Now catch her live in action at Proctors on Saturday night (May 29). Tickets are $15.

BUT WAIT… there’s more. We’re giving away a four pairs of FREE TICKETS for the show to some lucky Nippertown readers, and you just might be one of them! To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. Deadline to enter is 12noon on Friday (May 29). The winner will be selected at random and notified on Friday afternoon. Good luck! Congratulations to the winner, who have been notified by email.

Win FREE Tickets to the Daniel Kelly Trio @ the Sanctuary for Independent Media on Saturday

Monday, May 4th, 2015
Daniel Kelly by the Seeing Eye Collective

Daniel Kelly by the Seeing Eye Collective

Jazz pianist Daniel Kelly and his band will take the stage at the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy for a concert at 7pm on Saturday (May 9).

But this promises to be something other than a typical jazz concert.

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Win FREE Tickets to William Tyler @ the Low Beat on Monday

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Some of you may know him as a member of Lambchop. Others may know him as a member of Silver Jews. But singer-songwriter-guitarist extraordinaire and Nashville native William Tyler is also an acclaimed solo recording artist, and he’ll be rolling into town for a show at the Low Beat in Albany on Monday night (May 4) in support of his latest album, Impossible Truth.

Opening the show at 7:30pm will be Century Plants and Andrew Joseph Weaver. Tickets are available for $10 in advance.

BUT WAIT… there’s more. We’re giving away a pair of FREE TICKETS for the concert to some lucky Nippertown reader! To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. Deadline to enter is 12noon on Monday (May 4). The winner will be selected at random and notified on Monday afternoon. Good luck! Congratulations to the winner, who has been notified by email.

Win FREE Tickets to Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show @ Proctors on Saturday

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

PRETTY MUCH THE BEST COMEDY SHOW
Featuring Eli Braden
Saturday (May 2), 8pm
Proctors’ Underground, Schenectady

If you like Weird Al Yankovic, Flight of the Conchords and Tenacious D, you’ll love comedy musician Eli Braden. He’s written hundreds of parody songs for “The Howard Stern Show,” where his songs have been featured nearly every show. He’s worked directly with Joan Rivers and Jimmy Kimmel. And if you’re not following his twitter account (@EliBraden), you’re missing out on lots of laughs.

Now catch him live in action at Proctors on Saturday night (May 2). Tickets are $15.

BUT WAIT… there’s more. We’re giving away a pair of FREE TICKETS for the concert to some lucky Nippertown reader! To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. Deadline to enter is 12noon on Friday (May 1). The winner will be selected at random and notified on Friday afternoon. Good luck! Congratulations to the winners, who have been notified by email.

Win FREE Tickets to Noura Mint Seymali @ Sanctuary for Independent Media on Wednesday

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Following recent knock-out shows by the Nile Project and Tal National, the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy continues to serve up the most exciting African music concerts in Greater Nippertown when Noura Mint Seymali steps into the spotlight on Wednesday (April 29).

She is a nationally beloved star and one of Mauritania’s foremost musical emissaries, who was born into a prominent line of Moorish griot and began her musical career at age 13 as a supporting vocalist with her step-mother, the legendary Dimi Mint Abba. She soon trained in instrumental technique by her grandmother, mastering the ardine, a 9-string harp.

Noura Mint Seymali and her band lick off their concert of high energy African desert blues at 7pm on Wednesday (April 29). Admission to the all-ages show is $15.

BUT WAIT… there’s more. We’re giving away a pair of FREE TICKETS for the concert to some lucky Nippertown reader! To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. Deadline to enter is 12noon on Wednesday (April 29). The winner will be selected at random and notified on Wednesday afternoon. Good luck! Congratulations to the winner, who has been notified by email.

Win FREE Tickets to Walter Salas-Humara @ the Low Beat on Saturday

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Singer-songwriter Walter Salas-Humara returns to the Low Beat on Saturday (April 25) in support of his latest album, Curve and Shake. He’s been a regular on Nippertown stages with his rip-snortin’ band, the Silos, since the days of QE2, and his work with that band alone is enough to make this a must-see concert. (Following the release of the Silos’ sophomore album Cuba in 1987, they were voted Best New American Band in the Rolling Stone Critics Poll.)

But along the way, Salas-Humara has also been a member of the Setters (also featuring Alejandro Escovedo and Michael Hall), Woozy (with songwriter Dave Bassett) and I’m Not Jim (a collaboration with acclaimed novelist Jonathan Lethem). And he’s released three top-grade solo albums, too.

The Canjo 10s are slated to open the show at the Low Beat 8pm on Saturday. Advance tickets are available for $10.

BUT WAIT… there’s more. We’re giving away a pair of FREE TICKETS for the concert to some lucky Nippertown reader! To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. Deadline to enter is 12noon on Friday (April 24). The winner will be selected at random and notified on Friday afternoon. Good luck! Congratulations to the winner, who has been notified by email.

MORE OF THIS WEEK’S TICKET GIVEAWAYS:
Win FREE Tickets to Landlady @ the Low Beat on Thursday
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