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LIVE: Super 400 @ Rockin’ On the River, 7/8/15

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
Super 400

Super 400

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

WHAT: Rockin’ On the River
WHO: Super 400
WITH: Blue Hand Luke (and Blue Machine, too)
WHERE: Green Island Bridge Parking Lot, Troy
WHEN: 5pm Wednesday, July 8

UPCOMING: The Rockin’ On the River concert series continues today (Wednesday, July 22) with a free concert by Rustic Overtones. Opening the show at 5pm will be Mirk.

GO HERE for a complete concert schedule of the Rockin’ On the River concert series for 2105…

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Be Here Now: Blue Hand Luke @ Revolution Hall

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

There’s one more Blue Friday on tap at Revolution Hall in Troy.

Nippertown rockers Blue Hand Luke have been doing it every Friday night this month – teaming up with another prominent local combo for a double-barreled party at Rev Hall. For the final Blue Friday – May 29, which conveniently enough coincides with the Troy Night Out arts walk – they’ve upped the ante, bringing along not one, but two bands to share the stage – Ramblin Jug Stompers and the Twisted String Band.

Blue Hand Luke leader/saxman supreme Luke McNamee knows the Jug Stompers’ repertoire well. He’s been a regular special guest at the RJS monthly Tess’ Lark Tavern gigs, sitting in on such diverse tunes as “St. James Infirmary,” “Girl Made in Japan” and “Foggy Mountain Breakdown.” (Yeah you really haven’t lived until you’ve heard Luke’s ferocious sax wailin over the top of some runaway bluegrass instrumental.

The festivities get underway at 8:30pm Friday.

Ramblin Jug Stompers and saxman Luke McNamee get their jam on earlier this month (Photo by Timothy Cahill)

Ramblin Jug Stompers and saxman Luke McNamee get their jam on earlier this month (Photo by Timothy Cahill)

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