LIVE: Godsmack @ Glens Falls Civic Center, 5/6/15 [Glens Falls Chronicle]

May 20th, 2015, 4:00 pm by Greg


Review by Jason Irwin
Phtographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk

After catching a musical performance of a “little” different type (watching my son, Julian, and his classmates rocking out at the Abraham Wing School Spring Concert), I hopped over to the Glens Falls Civic Center to check out the action.

It was nice to see the arena FULL when I came in for the big Godsmack show — and it was early still, as opening act Hellyeah were just finishing their set.

More than 3,000 people attended the show, I was told.

It reminded me a little of the old Adirondack Red Wings days: Elbow to elbow — except the crowd attire was a little different, where the sea of red and white hockey jerseys were now traded for black concert tee-shirts.

The vibe was similar, though — enthusiastic.

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LIVE: Godsmack @ SPAC, 8/19/11

August 30th, 2011, 1:00 pm by Greg
Sully Erna and Godsmack

Sully Erna and Godsmack

Those of us who had been jonesing for a summer feast of heavy metal had to look no further than the Q-Ruption extravaganza, which took over the Saratoga Performing Arts Center recently.

Heavy metal poster boys Godsmack headlined the ear-splitting mini-fest with Five Finger Death Punch, Skillet, Sick Puppies, Egypt Central and Nippertown’s own battle-of-the-bands winners Selfish Needy Creatures, opening up the Friday evening festivities.

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SPAC Adds Another New Concert

June 1st, 2011, 10:14 am by Greg


Frontman Sully Erna was just at The Egg a week and a half ago promoting his solo album, “Avalon,” but it looks like he’s headed back to town for another show later this summer – this time with his whole band Godsmack.

Yes, Godsmack will be headlining radio station Q103’s Q-Ruption Summer Rock Festival at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Friday, August 19. The headbangin’ bash is slated to kick off at 6pm with performances by Five Finger Death Punch, Skillet and Egypt Central. The shindig will be hosted by the cast of “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show.”

TIX INFO: Reserved amphitheater seats are priced at $39.50, $49.50, $59.50 and $65; lawn admission is $20. Tix go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday.

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