Company of Thieves have been making fairly regular tourstops in Nippertown in recent years, and they’ve certainly become local fan favorites. But earlier this month, they played their first acoustic show at the Bayou Cafe in Albany.
Since wowing the crowds at LarkFest back in 2009, Chicago-based indie rockers Company of Thieves have transformed Nippertown into their home-away-from-home with repeated tourstops. In just two and a half years, charismatic frontwoman Genevieve Schatz and the boys have graced the stages of Revolution Hall in Troy, Mountain Jam in Hunter, the Colony Cafe in Woodstock, Jillian’s in Albany, Northern Lights in Clifton Park and PearlPalooza in Albany.
Hot on the heels of LarkFest (see review & photos here), Albany’s second big rock ‘n’ street festival took over Albany’s North Pearl Street curb-to-curb on Saturday for an all-day bash featuring 11 bands on two stages.
Hold onto your wallet. Thieves seem to be everywhere around Nippertown this weekend…
Earlier this week, Chicago-based indie rockers Company of Thieves grabbed the spotlight at Jillian’s in Albany, and the band is comin’ around again on Saturday night, this time at the Colony Cafe in Woodstock, playing a benefit concert for the Dyson Center For Cancer Care at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. Showtime is 9pm; admission is $15.
Meanwhile, Caravan on Thieves rolls into Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs at 7pm on Sunday ($14 in advance; $16 at the door), followed by a tour stop at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton at 7pm on Monday ($10 in advance; $13 at the door). Led by the husband and wife team of Fuzz and Carrie Sangiovanni, the band takes an off-center approach to acoustic Gypsy swing music featuring some unlikely cover tunes…
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