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People were still streaming into The Egg long after singer-songwriter Keller Williams took the stage. Perhaps many thought there would be an opener, but that was not the case.
The audience that came to see Williams were mostly twentysomethings from the jam-band scene. His catalog of more than a dozen albums finds him exploring a lot of musical turf. In recent years, he’s released a children’s album (and yes, he played a kids’ show at The Egg earlier in the afternoon), an offbeat bluegrass album with the Keels, a solo studio album, a live all-star quartet disc, a greatest-hits retrospective and a live bluegrass album of Grateful Dead covers. And that’s just since 2008. have fuelled his career and consistent touring has won him truckloads of fans along the way.
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March 9th, 2010, 2:55 pm by Greg
One-man jam-band Keller Williams will be stepping into the spotlight at The Egg for a pair of concerts on Saturday, October 8.
In the afternoon, the Keller Williams Family Show will kick-off with a kid-friendly drum circle when the doors open at 2:30pm. Children and families alike are welcomed to come and join in the rhythm fest. At 3:30pm, Williams will hit the stage to perform songs from his recent children’s album, “Kids.” Tix for the general admission matinee are $20; family four-packs of tix are also available at the box office for $60.
Williams will return to the stage at 8pm that same night for his regular, grown-up show. Tix are $26 in advance; $30 at the door.
Tix for both shows are currently on sale.
“I think it was Kiss’ ‘Destroyer.’ I don’t know if Kiss is a direct mainline influence on what I’m doing now, but all of the music I’ve heard has had some influence on me.
According to my parents, the first music that I was drawn to at age three was Buck Owens and Roy Clark on ‘Hee Haw.’ ”
Jam-band fave Keller Williams returns to the Capital Region at 9pm on Saturday (March 13) for a solo performance at Northern Lights in Clifton Park.