Posts Tagged ‘Wild Adriatic’

LIVE: Wild Adriatic @ Vapor, 4/18/15

Monday, May 18th, 2015
Wild Adriatic

Wild Adriatic

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

Led by frontman Travis Gray, Wild Adriatic hosted a wild CD release party for their new EP, Never Enough, last month at Vapor in Saratoga Springs. Sharing the stage for the Saratoga rock trio’s big bash was Vermont’s Gang of Thieves.

It was a double-barreled blast of rock ‘n’ roll fun, and it was free, too, thanks to the folks at WEQX-FM.

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LIVE: Wild Adriatic / Conehead Buddha @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, 2/6/15

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Video and photographs by Tim Reidy

Before heading down to the Lone Star State for a month-long Texas tour, Saratoga’s Wild Adriatic teamed up with Conehead Buddha for a jam-packed, sold-out night at the Hollow Bar + Kitchen in Albany.

Wild Adriatic will be releasing their new EP, Never Enough, on Tuesday, March 17. And you can GO HERE to hear the lead-off single, “Strange Persuasions”…

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LIVE: Grand Funk Railroad @ Alive at Five, 7/31/14

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
Grand Funk Railroad: Mel Schacher and Don Brewer

Grand Funk Railroad: Mel Schacher and Don Brewer

Photographs by Stanley Johnson

“We’re comin’ to your town. We’ll help you party it down. We’re an American band…”

No word whether Sweet Sweet Connie from Little Rock was in attendance at Albany’s Alive at Five bash last Thursday, but Grand Funk Railroad partied it down nonetheless…

With guitar hero Mark Farner long ago departed from the line-up, the original rhythm section of Don Brewer (drums) and Mel Schacher (bass) anchored a beefed up band of Funk-ateers that expanded the band’s classic power trio format to a qunitet with the addition of former Kiss guitarist Bruce Kulick, vocalist Max Carl and keyboardist Tim Cashion.

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LIVE: Super 400 / Wild Adriatic @ Rockin’ On the River, 7/2/14

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Super 400's Kenny Hohman  and Joe Daley

Super 400’s Kenny Hohman and Joe Daley

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

Yes, every once in a long while, the Rockin’ On the River concert series veers off the path dedicated to tribute-bands-and-nothing-but-tribute-bands to showcase some of the Local 518’s finest – bands that actually play their own music.

That certainly was the case earlier this month when two of Nippertown’s hardest rockin’ trios – Super 400 and Wild Adriatic – teamed up for a dynamic double bill in the Troy’s Green Island Bridge parking lot earlier this month.

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LIVE: Wild Adriatic @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, 1/18/14

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Photographs and video by Timothy Reidy

Celebrating the release of their new album Big Suspicious, Local 518 soul-rockers Wild Adriatic invaded the Hollow Bar + Kitchen in Albany with a sold-out bash that kicked off the 2014 Nippertown music scene in high gear.

Opening the show was Aqueous and the Black Fox River Project.

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LIVE: Wild Adriatic @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, 11/27/13

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
Wild Adriatic

Wild Adriatic

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

The night before Thanksgiving… It’s the busiest bar night of the year, and it’s even busier when a couple of rollicking bands like Wild Adriatic and Titanics are rockin’ the house, like they did at the Hollow Bar + Kitchen in downtown Albany.

Wild Adriatic will be back at the Hollow next month, celebrating the release of their new CD, Big Suspicous, on Saturday, January 18.

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Song of the Week: Wild Adriatic’s “Lonely”

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Recently returned from a fall southern tour that included stops in Texas, Mississippi and Flordia, Wild Adriatic has released the music video for “Lonely,” filmed in September at PearlPalooza in Albany. The song is a sneak preview of the band’s upcoming album, Big Suspicious, due for release in January 21. In the meantime, you can catch Wild Adriatic in action at their Thanksgiving Eve bash at the Hollow Bar + Kitchen in Albany at 8pm on Wednesday (November 27).

LIVE: Sirsy / Wild Adriatic @ Putnam Den, 4/6/13

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Video by Timothy Reidy

Yes, Putnam Den was jumpin’. The occasion was the CD release party for Sirsy’s excellent new album, Coming Into Frame on Funzalo Records, and of course Melanie Krahmer and Rich Libutti were in fine form. But they were also loving the opportunity to share the spotlight with their pals in Wild Adriatic, who not only opened the show, but also joined Sirsy for a dip into the Beatles’ songbag with this rendition of “Don’t Let Me Down”…

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