LIVE: Troy Pig Out @ Riverfront Park, 7/11/15

July 28th, 2015, 2:00 pm by Greg
Super 400

Super 400

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

This year the annual Troy Pig Out was scaled back from two days to one single-day festival on Saturday, July 11, but Troy’s Riverfront Park was packed with lip-smacking variety of BBQ and a smokin’ selection of music from Maurizio, the Holly & Evan Band, the Matt Mirabile Band, Super 400 and horn-fueled headliners the Refrigerators.

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LIVE: Jim Weider’s Project Percolator @ the Falcon, 5/30/15

July 2nd, 2015, 3:00 pm by Greg
Jim Weider

Jim Weider

Photographs by Ed Conway

WHO: Jim Weider’s Project Percolator
WITH: The Holly & Evan Band
WHERE: The Falcon, Marlboro
WHEN: Saturday, May 30, 2015

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LIVE: Holly & Evan @ Tricentennial Park, 9/17/14

October 14th, 2014, 1:00 pm by Sara

Holly & Evan

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

With drummer Rob Morris fueling the beat on the drums, the blues duo of Holly & Evan – guitarist-vocalist Holly Taormina and bassist Evan Conway – entertained the lunchtime crowd at Albany’s Tricentennial Park last month as part of the free September in the City Art Fair.

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LIVE: Holly & Evan @ Wiswall Park, 8/14/14

August 27th, 2014, 2:00 pm by Greg

Holly & Evan

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

The blues-and-more trio of Holly & Evan – bolstered by drummer Rob Morris – kicked out the jams earlier this month at Ballston Spa’s Wiswall Park.

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LIVE: The Revivalists @ Putnam Den, 7/25/13

August 21st, 2013, 4:00 pm by Greg
The Revivalists

The Revivalists

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

Roaring into Putnam Den in Saratoga Springs, the Crescent City’s Revivalists churned out a genre-hopping sound that rounded out traditional rock instrumentation with horns and pedal steel guitar and a healthy dose of steamy funk trademark from the band’s hometown of New Orleans.

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LIVE: “A History of the Blues” @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, 6/1/13

June 4th, 2013, 4:00 pm by Greg
Sonny Speed and the Resonators with Holly & Evan

Sonny Speed and the Resonators with Holly & Evan

Review and photographs by Rudy Lu

The blues is a musical genre spawned by spirituals, work songs and field hollers from the South. But it’s also the forefather of so many more contemporary American roots music forms, from rock & roll to jazz to R&B.

And last Saturday night, the Saratoga acoustic blues duo Low ‘N Lonesome and their friends traced the history of the blues from the ’20s to the dawn of rock & roll in a sprawling, across-the-years concert at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts in Averill Park.

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Win FREE TICKETS to “Blues for the Steamer” at the Steamer No. 10 Theatre on Saturday!

February 20th, 2013, 11:00 am by Greg
Holly & Evan performing at the Putnam Den in Saratoga Springs (photo by Joel Patterson)

Holly & Evan (photo by Joel Patterson)

There’s no better cure for the blues than the blues… So shake off those mid-winter blues with a double-barrelled blast of the blues at Albany’s Steamer No. 10 Theatre this Saturday evening (February 23).

“Blues for the Steamer” is a benefit concert for the theater, and the dynamic double-bill features some of the finest talents on the Capital Region blues scene.

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Holly & Evan, Joe Lowry Compete in Blues Challenge in Memphis

January 28th, 2013, 4:00 pm by Greg
Holly And Evan

Holly & Evan (photo by Andrzej Pilarczyk)

Story by Wanda Callagy
Photographs by Robin Murray, Andrzej Pilarczyk and Wanda Callagy

Holly & Evan, Joe Lowry & the Second Mile Blues Band and Tas Cru and his band Tortured Souls are on the road – all the way to Memphis…

The folks at the 29th annual International Blues Challenge will hear more than 200 blues acts – bands, duos and solo bluesmen and women – from around the globe throughout the week-long competition, and these talented Local 518 musicians will be part of it all.

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