Posts Tagged ‘Sirsy’

LIVE: Sirsy @ Wiswall Park, 8/27/15

Monday, September 21st, 2015

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Photographs by Timothy Reidy

Sirsy – the dynamic pop-rock duo of Melanie Krahmer and Rich Libutti – wrapped up another fine season of free summer concerts at Wiswall Park in Ballston Spa last month.

The duo embarks on a month-long east coast tour kicking off at the Bitter End in NYC on Thursday (September 24), and continuing down the coast to Florida. But they’ll be back in town in time for a free Halloween concert at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Troy at 9:30 on Saturday, October 31.

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LIVE: Sirsy @ Freedom Park, 8/15/15

Friday, September 4th, 2015

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Photographs by Timothy Reidy

It takes two to tango…

And in the case of Sirsy, it only takes two to knock out a rollicking set of alt-pop-rock, too, as drummer-vocalist Melanie Krahmer and guitarist Rich Libutti proved once again during a free concert last month in Scotia’s Freedom Park.

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LIVE: Sirsy @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 2/14/15

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Video and photographs by Timothy Reidy

Sirsy – the dynamic pop-rock duo of Melanie Krahmer and Rich Libutti – spent their Valentine’s Day warming the hearts of fans at Troy’s Dinosaur Bar-B-Que.

They’re playing one more Local 518 gig – Friday night (February 27) at Sharp Shooters Billiards in Amsterdam with the Holly & Evan Band – before heading south on a tour that will take them to Austin for SXSW.

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LIVE: Sirsy @ Putnam Den, 3/29/14

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Photographs by Timothy Reidy

“Hey, that can’t be Sirsy! There’s too many people on stage.”

Yes, fans could be forgiven for being more than a little confused at the recent Putnam Den show in Saratoga Springs. The popular Local 518 alt-pop-rock duo of Melanie Krahmer and Rich Libutti expanded to a quartet with the one-night-only addition of bassist-vocalist Margo Macero and keyboardist-vocalist Benjamin Zoleski.

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LIVE: Sirsy @ Brown’s Brewing Co., 1/17/14

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

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Photographs by Timothy Reidy

Nippertown contributor and our official 2013 Man On the Scene UberFan, Timothy Reidy continued the frantic pace of his Local 518 music scene coverage last month with an impressive triple-header in Troy on Friday, January 17, including stops at the Irish Ale Pub to see Molly Durnin and the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que for Mirk, as well as the dynamic pop-rock duo Sirsy at Brown’s Brewing Co.

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LIVE: Sirsy @ Flo’s Lark Tavern, 12/5/13

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

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Photographs by Timothy Reidy

2013 was a big breakthrough year for the Nippertown pop duo Sirsy. Melanie Krahmer and Rich Libutti released their national album debut, Coming Into Frame, produced by Grammy-winners Paul Kolderie and Sean Slade, who have worked with Radiohead, Hole and the Pixies.

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New Release Rack: Sirsy’s “Goner and Other Sordid Delights”

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

SIrsy: GonerPop duo Sirsy celebrated the release of their breakthrough album Coming Into Frame earlier this year, and the dynamic duo of Melanie Krahmer and Rich Libutti aren’t wasting any time in following it up. Funzalo Records is releasing a new Sirsy EP,­ Goner and Other Sordid Delights, on Tuesday (December 3).

The disc features “Goner,” a brand new, previously unreleased studio recording, as well as a batch of live recordings culled from the duo’s coast-to-coast tours. “Crazy” and “Cannonball” were recorded in Seattle; “Gold” was recorded in Tucson; and the closing three selections – “Lionheart,” “Lots of Love” and “Killer” were recorded right here in the Local 518 as live acoustic tunes at Mike Guzzo’s CRUMBS Cafe Studio.

GO HERE to stream the new seven-song EP…

Sirsy returns to the Nippertown spotlight at 7pm on Thursday (December 5), when they celebrate the release of “Goner…” with a bash at Flo’s Lark Tavern in Albany. Admission is $5.

LIVE: Sirsy @ Trick Shot Billiards, 11/9/13

Thursday, November 21st, 2013
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Photographs by Timothy Reidy

In support of their excellent new album Coming Into Frame, veteran pop duo Sirsy – featuring Melanie Krahmer and Rich Libutti – rolled into Trick Shot Billiards & Sports Pub in Clifton Park earlier this month.

The evening kicked off with opening act the Margot Macero Duo, and special guest vocalist Brittany Robichaud also joined in the festivities.

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