Wow, this is one seriously busy weekend in Nippertown, and it’s just in time to help cure that case of cabin fever that you’ve been nursing all winter long.
Here are a few suggestions:
FRIDAY, JANUARY 22
Jackie Washington & Bill Staines @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
David Malachowski & the Woodstock Allstars @ The Linda, Albany
DBR & the Mission @ The Egg, Albany
James Taylor & Friends @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington, Mass.
The Smithereens @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield, Mass.
Shinedown with Puddle of Mudd, Skillet, Like a Storm @ the Washington Avenue Armory, Albany
Grace Potter & the Nocturnals with the Uglysuit @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
The Carolina Chocolate Drops @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, Mass.
Maaze @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
Erin Harkes & the Rebound with the Museum Guards @ Positively Fourth Street, Troy
The Mojo Filters @ Bailey’s Cafe, Saratoga Springs
Street Corner Holler @ the Jonesville Store, Clifton Park
Lucid @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs
Black Mountain Symphony @ Jillian’s, Albany
SATURDAY, JANUARY 23
Dan Zanes & Friends @ The Egg, Albany
Willie Nile @ The Linda, Albany
Vetiver @ Jason’s Upstairs Bar, Hudson
James Taylor & Friends @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington, Mass.
The Mississippi Hot Dogs @ the Ale House, Troy
Palatypus @ the Bread & Jam Cafe, Cohoes
Unforgettable Fire @ Revolution Hall, Troy
The Homegrown String Band @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
The Juice Junkees @ the Tugboat Tavern, Cohoes
SUNDAY, JANUARY 24
The Ameros with Lunic, MotherJudge, John Scarpulla, Rob Jonas @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
Jorma Kaukonen and David Bromberg @ The Egg, Albany
Steven Wright @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield, Mass.
The Brian Patneaude Trio @ Justin’s, Albany