LIVE: Country Throwdown @ SPAC, 5/30/10

June 2nd, 2010, 4:01 pm by Greg

Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry

Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry

The Country Throwdown spectacular rolled into Saratoga Springs over the Memorial Day weekend, as concert promoters Live Nation partnered with powerhouse country radio station WGNA-FM to launch the 2010 Saratoga Performing Arts Center summer season in style.

And what a launch it was: Three different stages were going strong simultaneously with the country music-vibe wrapped in a bit of rock ‘n’ roll all day long. Hey, keep in mind that Elvis may have been the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, but he was also a Nashville cat, and country music was at the heart of all his songs – even when they rocked.

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Eddie Kilgallon, What Was the First Album You Ever Bought?

May 26th, 2010, 3:02 pm by Greg

“I think it was probably the Beach Boys’ ‘Endless Summer.’ Either that one or the soundtrack from ‘Grease.’ One of those two.”

Keyboardist Eddie Kilgallon and the rest of the members of Montgomery Gentry headline the Country Throwdown festival at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center beginning at 1pm on Sunday. Other featured performers at the fest include Jamey Johnson, Eric Church, Little Big Town, Ryan Bingham and lots more.

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