Posts Tagged ‘American Glory’

Festival Fever: Blues, Brews & BBQ @ American Glory, 8/11/12

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

In conjunction with this weekend’s city-wide Hudson Music Festival, American Glory in Hudson is hosting its own blues-centric one-day Blues Brews & BBQ Fest on Saturday (August 11) in a tent in front of the restaurant at 5th and Warren streets.

The rain or shine fest kicks off at 1pm on Saturday with the Michael Louis Band and goes straight through to 12midnight when headliners Professor Louis & the Crowmatix wrap up the bash. The blues will be accompanied by an array of 20 micro brews available for the thirsty.

Here’s the Blues, Brews & BBQ musical line-up for Saturday:

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Five Firsts: Mark Calkins of the Providers

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Mark CalkinsNAME: Mark Calkins
BAND AFFILIATION: The Providers
INSTRUMENT: guitar, harmonica, accordion etc.

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … “Sgt. Pepper”
2. THE FIRST CONCERT I EVER SAW WAS … Buffalo Springfield (I was 10.)
3. THE FIRST INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … Fender acoustic
4. THE FIRST SONG I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … I seem to have blocked that out.
5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … The Pirana Brothers (with two of the Providers)

As part of Albany’s First Friday arts walk, Mark Calkins and the Providers will be playing at the Broadway Art Center at 6:30pm on Friday in conjunction with an exhibit by the East Bank Art Alliance. The band will also be performing at American Glory in Hudson at 8:30pm on Saturday. Admission is free for both performances.

Be Here Now: Sandy McKnight’s CD Release Party @ American Glory, 6/27/10

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Sandy McKnightVeteran power-popster Sandy McKnight is celebrating the release of his new album, “How I Changed the World” with a party at American Glory in Hudson at 1pm on Sunday. Admission is free.

But this isn’t just another CD; it’s a real whopper.

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