Archive for the ‘Song of the Week’ Category

Song o’ the Week: Girl Blue’s “Drunk”

Friday, February 10th, 2017

The brand-spankin’ new video from the debut EP, I Am Not a Star, by Girl Blue, who returns to Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs at 7pm on Sunday (February 12), following her show-stopping performance there last month at the Tom Waits tribute concert. Tickets are $12 in advance; $14 at the door.

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Song o’ the Week: Mega Bog’s “Fwee”

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Psychedelic popsters Mega Bog – featuring Erin Birgy and a shifting personnel – are gearing up for the release of their sophomore album, Happy Together, on Friday (February 3) on the Nicey Music label.

The first single from the album is “Fwee,” which features Albany’s own Meg Duffy (Hand Habits), as well as a number of other impressive musicians, including James Krivchenia (Big Thief), Ezra Tenenbaum (EZTV) and IJI’s Zach Burba and Will Murdoch.

New From Sean Rowe: “Gas Station Rose”

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Here’s “Gas Station Rose,” the first track from Sean Rowe’s upcoming album, New Lore, slated for release on Friday, April 7…

New Music Video from Sean Rowe

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Here’s Sean Rowe’s classy new music video for “Something to Leave Behind,” featured in the recently released Ben Affleck film, “The Accountant.”

And here’s a reminder that Rowe will take the stage at the Hanger on the Hudson in Troy for a hometown concert on Friday, January 13.

Song o’ the Week: The Sea The Sea’s “In the Altogether”

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

The Sea The Sea – the duo of Mira Stanley and Chuck E. Costa – are joined by bassist Eric Margan for a live version of the title track of their new album, In the Altogether, recorded at the Hangar on the Hudson in Troy by Troy Pohl.

The Sea The Sea headlines at The Hangar on Saturday night (November 12), with indie harpist Mikaela Davis and the duo of Eric Margan & Cara May Gorman sharing the bill. Showtime is 8pm, and tickets are $10.

Song o’ the Week: Rosary Beard’s “Carcosa”

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Nathan Simms has filmed a music video that’s just as beautiful as the sparkling instrumental “Carcosa,” performed by Rosary Beard (the acoustic guitar duo of Matthew Loiacono and Hunter Sagehorn) with special guest violinist Tucker Callander

Song o’ Week: “Ramona” by Bella’s Bartok

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

You’ve got two chances to catch Bela’s Bartok playing free concerts this week:

12noon today (Wednesday, August 31) @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany

2pm on Sunday (September 4) @ Colegrove Park, North Adams

Song o’ the Week: Yarn’s “Easy Road”

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Led by Schenectady native Blake Christiana on vocals and guitar, the Brooklyn-based Americana band Yarn has recently released their new album, This Is the Year. Here’s the official music video for “Easy Road.”

The band will return to Schenectady at 3pm on Sunday (August 28) for a benefit concert at the Centre Street Pub with opener Strait Up. All proceeds from Yarnaplaooza, as they’ve dubbed the bash, will go to benefit Schenectady’s Ring of Hope Boxing Club. Tickets are $15 online in advance; $20 at the door.

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