LIVE: Sean Rowe @ Newberry Music Hall, 10/17/15

November 19th, 2015, 3:09 pm by Greg

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Photographs by Tim Reidy

Sean Rowe – the Troy troubadour with the booming baritone voice – took the stage at Saratoga Springs’ Newberry Music Hall last month in support of his latest EP, Her Songs. The Albany-based duo the Sea the Sea opened the show.

Rowe is slated to return to the Spa City for a rare two-night stand at Caffe Lena at 8pm on Saturday, January 30 and 7pm on Sunday, January 31. Tickets are $25 in advance; $27 at the door.

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LIVE: Bahamas @ The Linda, 7/25/15

August 27th, 2015, 3:00 pm by Greg
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Bahamas

Photographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk, Timothy Reidy

Afie Jurvanen isn’t from the Bahamas. He’s a Finnish-Canadian from Barrie – a working class town in rural Ontario.

But his chosen epithet is fitting. Since 2009, he’s been making music under the name Bahamas – writing songs about sunsets, love affairs and making out with crooked smiles. Through simple arrangements, he charts an escape route from the snow belt to the coral reefs.

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Five Firsts: Chuck E. Costa of the Sea the Sea

September 30th, 2014, 10:06 am by Greg
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The Sea The Sea

NAME: Chuck E. Costa
BAND AFFILIATION: THE SEA THE SEA
INSTRUMENT: vocals, electric/acoustic guitars, percussion, piano

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors. My mom is from Norway, and we used to spend a few weeks there in the summer visiting family. One year we spent some time on my great grandparents’ super remote and rustic (no plumbing) farm out in the country. My sister and I had a red battery-powered tape player and that album was our only connection to civilization. We wore that tape out completely…

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