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It’s the Weekend!

Friday, April 11th, 2014

It's the weekend!
Congrats! You made it through yet another week of work/school/unemployment. And now it’s time to get out there and enjoy a fabulous weekend. But before we head out, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of offerings around town without a dedicated and devoted bunch of wonderful writers, photographers, artists, tipsters and other assorted enablers who continually enrich us all with their contributions. So a big salute goes out to this week’s community contributors:

Larry Murray
Kirsten Ferguson
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Rick Bedrosian
Wanda Callagy
Don Wilcock
Joseph Deuel
Timothy Reidy
Tom Lindsay
Rudy Lu

Please consider adding your name to this list. Just send us something – a review, preview, interview, photo, list, rant, crayon drawing or whatever’s on your mind. Remember, Nippertown is your hometown, and we can’t possibly do this without your help.

Thanks to the fine folks who provided us with cool give-away merch – tix, CDs, downloads and other swag – for the faithful Nippertown readers:

The Palace Theatre, Albany

And thanks to all of the folks from the area venues and organizations who were gracious enough to provide us with review tickets and/or photo passes for their events:

The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
The Low Beat, Albany
WAMC-FM’s The Linda, Albany
The Van Dyck, Schenectady
The Egg, Albany
The Ale House, Troy
Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs
Crandall Public Library Folklife Center, Glens Falls

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

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It’s the Weekend!

Friday, April 4th, 2014

It's The Weekend!

Congrats! You made it through yet another week of work/school/unemployment. And now it’s time to get out there and enjoy the first weekend of April. But before we head out, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of offerings around town without a dedicated and devoted bunch of wonderful writers, photographers, artists, tipsters and other assorted enablers who continually enrich us all with their contributions. So a big salute goes out to this week’s community contributors:

Larry Murray
Fred Rudofsky
Cheri Bordelon
Joel Patterson
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Jonathan Flanders
J Hunter
Gail M. Burns
Bokonon
Timothy Reidy
Tom Lindsay
Rudy Lu
Tim Raab

Please consider adding your name to this list. Just send us something – a review, preview, interview, photo, list, rant, crayon drawing or whatever’s on your mind. Remember, Nippertown is your hometown, and we can’t possibly do this without your help.

And thanks to all of the folks from the area venues and organizations who were gracious enough to provide us with review tickets and/or photo passes for their events:

The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
The Low Beat, Albany
Proctors, Schenectady
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy
The Palace Theatre, Albany
MCLA’s Gallery 107 Puppet Lab, North Adams
WAMC-FM’s The Linda, Albany
The Van Dyck, Schenectady

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

Our Fave Musician/Ballplayers…

Monday, March 31st, 2014

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It’s not often that you find multi-talented players who excel at baseball as well as music, but in honor of today’s Opening Day of the 2014 Major League Baseball season, we thought we’d honor some of our fave musician/ballplayers…

It’s the Weekend!

Friday, March 28th, 2014

It's The Weekend!

Congrats! You made it through yet another week of work/school/unemployment. And now it’s time to get out there and enjoy the first spring weekend when temperatures might actually approach 50 degrees. But before we head out, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of offerings around town without a dedicated and devoted bunch of wonderful writers, photographers, artists, tipsters and other assorted enablers who continually enrich us all with their contributions. So a big salute goes out to this week’s community contributors:

Larry Murray
Judith Nardacci
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Timothy Reidy
Don Wilcock
Tom Lindsay
Rudy Lu
Tim Raab

Please consider adding your name to this list. Just send us something – a review, preview, interview, photo, list, rant, crayon drawing or whatever’s on your mind. Remember, Nippertown is your hometown, and we can’t possibly do this without your help.

Thanks to the fine folks who provided us with cool give-away merch – tix, CDs, downloads and other swag – for the faithful Nippertown readers:

Guthrie Bell Productions, Albany
Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy
Red Square, Albany

And thanks to all of the folks from the area venues and organizations who were gracious enough to provide us with review tickets and/or photo passes for their events:

The Egg, Albany
Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
The Low Beat, Albany
The Ale House, Troy
Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany
The Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany
Pearl Street Pub, Albany

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

It’s the Weekend!

Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Congrats! You made it through another week of work/school/unemployment. And now it’s time to get out there and enjoy the first weekend of spring. But before we head out, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of offerings around town without a dedicated and devoted bunch of wonderful writers, photographers, artists, tipsters and other assorted enablers who continually enrich us all with their contributions. So a big salute goes out to this week’s community contributors:

Larry Murray
Martin Benjamin
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Jonathan Flanders
Wanda Callagy
Tim Mack
Rudy Lu
J Hunter
Tim Raab

Please consider adding your name to this list. Just send us something – a review, preview, interview, photo, list, rant, crayon drawing or whatever’s on your mind. Remember, Nippertown is your hometown, and we can’t possibly do this without your help.

Thanks to the fine folks who provided us with cool give-away merch – tix, CDs, downloads and other swag – for the faithful Nippertown readers:

Steamer No. 10 Theatre, Albany

And thanks to all of the folks from the area venues and organizations who were gracious enough to provide us with review tickets and/or photo passes for their events:

The Egg, Albany
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
WAMC-FM’s The Linda, Albany
Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy
Steamer No. 10 Theatre, Albany
Club Helsinki, Hudson
Rum Boogie Cafe, Memphis

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

It’s the Weekend!

Friday, March 14th, 2014

It's the Weekend!

Congrats! You made it through another winter week of work/school/unemployment. And now it’s time to get out there and enjoy St. Patrick’s Day weekend. But before we head out, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of offerings around town without a dedicated and devoted bunch of wonderful writers, photographers, artists, tipsters and other assorted enablers who continually enrich us all with their contributions. So a big salute goes out to this week’s community contributors:

Larry Murray
Timothy Reidy
Joel Patterson
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Wanda Callagy
Tim Mack
J Hunter
Tim Raab
Bokonon
Jason Spiro

Please consider adding your name to this list. Just send us something – a review, preview, interview, photo, list, rant, crayon drawing or whatever’s on your mind. Remember, Nippertown is your hometown, and we can’t possibly do this without your help.

And thanks to all of the folks from the area venues and organizations who were gracious enough to provide us with review tickets and/or photo passes for their events:

The Egg, Albany
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
Proctors, Schenectady
Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
Troy Cloth & Paper, Troy
Waterford Public Library, Waterford

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

It’s the Weekend!

Friday, March 7th, 2014

It's The Weekend!

Congrats! You made it through another winter week of work/school/unemployment. And now it’s time to get out there and enjoy the first full wild weekend of March. But before we head out, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of offerings around town without a dedicated and devoted bunch of wonderful writers, photographers, artists, tipsters and other assorted enablers who continually enrich us all with their contributions. So a big salute goes out to this week’s community contributors:

Larry Murray
Timothy Reidy
Joel Patterson
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Kirsten Ferguson
Roseann Cain
Bryan Lasky
J Hunter
Rudy Lu
Gail M. Burns

Please consider adding your name to this list. Just send us something – a review, preview, interview, photo, list, rant, crayon drawing or whatever’s on your mind. Remember, Nippertown is your hometown, and we can’t possibly do this without your help.

And thanks to all of the folks from the area venues and organizations who were gracious enough to provide us with review tickets and/or photo passes for their events:

The Egg, Albany
Proctors, Schenectady
Upstate Artists Guild, Albany
Shakespeare & Co., Lenox
Troy Night Out, Troy
Step Up Presents, Albany
Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park
Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
NaNola, Malta
WEQX-FM, Manchester
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy
BSP Lounge, Kingston
Tierra Coffee Roasters, Albany
Nornamside Country Club, Delmar
City Beer Hall, Albany

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

It’s the Weekend!

Friday, February 28th, 2014
Someday I will be discovered as the blanket-ripping artiste that I am and all the world will know my name. But until then, I need to practice practice practice.

Someday I will be discovered as the blanket-ripping artiste that I am and all the world will know my name. But until then, I need to practice practice practice…

Congrats! You made it through another winter week of work/school/unemployment. And now it’s time to get out there and enjoy the first weekend of March. But before we head out for our wild weekend around Nippertown, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of offerings around town without a dedicated and devoted bunch of wonderful writers, photographers, artists, tipsters and other assorted enablers who continually enrich us all with their contributions. So a big salute goes out to this week’s community contributors:

Larry Murray
Timothy Reidy
Joel Patterson
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Tim Livingston
Rudy Lu
Gail M. Burns
Tom Lindsay
Jessica Ayotte
Pete Mason
Duncan Crary

Please consider adding your name to this list. Just send us something – a review, preview, interview, photo, list, rant, crayon drawing or whatever’s on your mind. Remember, Nippertown is your hometown, and we can’t possibly do this without your help.

Thanks to the fine folks who provided us with cool give-away merch – tix, CDs, downloads and other swag – for the faithful Nippertown readers:

The Ale House, Troy

And thanks to all of the folks from the area venues and organizations who were gracious enough to provide us with review tickets and/or photo passes for their events:

The Egg, Albany
The Falcon, Marlboro
WAMC-FM’s The Linda, Albany
The Flurry Festival, Saratoga Springs
Step Up Presents, Albany
Mixed Company, Great Barrington
Smith’s of Cohoes, Cohoes
Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

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