The Baseball Project – the all-star rock band featuring Peter Buck (REM), Steve Wynn (Dream Syndicate), Scott McCaughey (Young Fresh Fellows) and Linda Pitmon (Minus 3) – have been added to the line-up for the Solid Sound Festival that’s being curated by Wilco at MASS MoCA in North Adams from Friday-Sunday, August 13-15.
The legendary Pete Seeger serves up a performance and book signing at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock at 1pm on Sunday, August 8. Tix are $40 (includes a copy of Seeger’s book “Where Have All the Flowers Gone”) and $20.
The hard-charging, seemingly indestructible Social Distortion roars into Northern Lights in Clifton Park at 8pm Thursday, October 28. Lucero and Frank Turner open the show. Tix – $27.50 in advance; $30 at the door – go on sale at 10am on Friday.
If you missed Sugarland up at SPAC last month, you have another chance to catch them in concert over the Labor Day weekend. The country hitmakers will be headlining at the historic Doubleday Field in Cooperstown on Saturday, September 4. The concert gets underway at 8pm with opening acts Little Big Town and Ellis Paul. Priced at $64, tickets are general admission and are currently on sale. (Children five and under are admitted free.)
Blues singer-guitarist and Clifton Park native Christine Santelli brings band back to the Van Dyck in Schenectady for a one-night-only homecoming show at 7:30pm on Friday, July 30. Tix are $10 in advance; $12 at the door.
Openers: Allison Iraheta – the fourth place finalist during season eight of “American Idol” – has been tapped as the opening act for Adam Lambert at the Palace Theatre in Albany at 8pm on Monday, August 23.