Archive for the ‘Parade of Shoes’ Category

Parade o’ Shoes: Mike Watt

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
Mike Watt @ Valentine's, 10/18/12 (photo by Kirsten Ferguson)

Mike Watt @ Valentine’s Music Hall, 10/18/12

Photograph by Kirsten Ferguson

Mike Watt at Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany, 10/18/12…

Mike Watt (minutemen, fIREHOSE, Iggy & the Stooges) returns to Nippertown to make his Low Beat debut with his band Il Sogno del Marinaio in support of their sophomore album, Canto Secondo. The band is a trio featuring Watt on bass with Stefano Pilia on guitar and Andrea Belfi on drums. The album was released on Tuesday, August 26, and two weeks later, the band launched a 53-gigs-in-53-days U.S. tour, including a stop at the Low Beat in Albany at 8pm Thursday (October 11). The Schoemer Formation opens the show. Advance tickets are $15.

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Parade o’ Shoes: Colleen Searson

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Searson

Photograph by Stanley Johnson

Colleen Searson of the band Searson at Riverlink Park, Amsterdam on Saturday, August 9, 2014…

Parade o’ Shoes: Derek Rogers of Titanics

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

SHOES: Derek Rogers of Titanics

Photograph by Andrew Gregory

Derek Rogers @ Rest Fest, Troy, 8/16/14

On Day Two of the Restoration Festival (aka RestFest, Restoration Funstival) at CAC Woodside in Troy, Titanics turned in a mid-afternoon set made up largely of new material with other favorites sprinkled in. A component of guitarist Derek Rogers warm yet glassy tone may have been revealed…

Parade o’ Shoes: Keith Streng of the Split Squad

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Parade of Shoes: Keith Streng

One of the best dressed men in garage-rock history…

The man who always matches his shoes to his shirt…

And now a two-time Parade o’ Shoes honoree…

Keith Streng of the Fleshtones, playing with the Split Squad at the River Street Pub, Troy, 8/3/14

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Parade o’ Shoes: Chris Bergson

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Parade of Shoes: Chris Bergson

Photograph by J Hunter

- Chris Bergson @ Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY, 6/30/13

Blues guitarist Chris Bergson leads his band in concert at Shepard Park in Lake George at 7:30pm on Wednesday (July 23), in support if his recently released album, “Live at Jazz Standard.” Admission is FREE.

Parade o’ Shoes: Tara Merritt of Mirk

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Parade of Shoes: Tara Merritt

Photograph by Timothy Reidy

It’s a big week for vocalist Tara Merritt and the other members of Mirk, who open for Dwele at Albany’s free Alive at Five concert in Jennings Landing at 5pm on Thursday (June 26)) and then take over the Hollow Bar + Kitchen on Saturday (June 28) for a CD release party in celebration of their new album, Run.

Parade o’ Shoes: Vernon Reid of Living Colour

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Vernon Reid

Photograph by Matt Mac Haffie

Vernon Reid of Living Colour, Empire State Plaza, Albany, 6/4/14

Parade o’ Shoes: Jared Alpern of Separated at Birth

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Jared Alpern

Photograph by Wanda Callagy

Jared Alpern at Club Helsinki’s Pro Jam 4 in Hudson on February 6, 2014

The multi-talented Alpern joins veteran keyboardist Tony Perrino and the rest of the band Separated at Birth as they return to the Hollow Bar + Kitchen in Albany for an all-ages show at 7pm on Saturday (May 24).

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