Weekend Roundup

October 21st, 2010, 4:01 pm by Greg
Susan Cowsill performing at Empire State Plaza in 2009 (photo by Al Goldberg)

Susan Cowsill performing at Empire State Plaza in 2009 (photo by Al Goldberg)

Haunted Halloween parties, CD release parties, benefit concerts, jazz trios, reggae, Andy Shernoff, gospel, Irish music, headbangers, Susan Cowsill, free shows…

What can we say? You’ve got no excuse for staying home this weekend!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22
The Susan Cowsill Band @ the Colony Cafe, Woodstock
“Open Wings, Broken Strings” featuring Eddie Kowalczyk, Art Alexakis, Leigh Nash @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield
The Bruce Barth Trio, the J.D. Allen Trio @ A Place for Jazz at the First Unitarian Society Whisperdome, Schenectady
Andy Shernoff, Johnny Mystery @ Holmes & Watson, 450 Broadway,Troy
David Rovics @ Delmar Reformed Church, Delmar
Marco Benevento’s “The House of Usher” @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
John Brown’s Body @ Jillian’s, Albany
John Kribs @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
Igmar Thomas & the Cypher, Sean Delaney @ Club Helsinki Hudson, Hudson
Bethany & Rufus, Aloysius Weasel Bear @ Gallagher’s Banquet Hall, 513 Main St., Cairo
The Ara Dinkjian Trio, Vicki Genfan, Vic Juris, Bill Keith & Mark Patton @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
Acoustic Cafe @ American Glory, Hudson FREE

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Susan Cowsill, Then & Now…

October 19th, 2010, 10:09 am by Greg

THEN…

As for that outfit that poor little Susan is wearing, well, I guess that’s what happens when you let your mother in your band…

NOW…

The Susan Cowsill Band will perform at the Colony Cafe in Woodstock at 8pm on Friday. Tix are $15.

Song of the Week: Crescent City Snow

July 10th, 2009, 9:20 am by Sara

Seeing the Cowsills on Wednesday reminded me of how much I love this song. Susan Cowsill wrote and recorded it in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, which claimed the life of her brother, Barry Cowsill.

It’s a beautiful and poignant love letter to the City of New Orleans and a paean to the resilience of the human spirit.

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