Comin’ Soon…


There’s nothing official from the Palace Theatre yet, but the Allman Brothers Band website has announced that the band will be blazing into the Palace on Monday, November 15, with tix slated to go on sale to the public at 10am on Friday, September 10.

Grammy Award-winning Rock & Roll Hall of Famer John Fogerty has racked up more hit songs than you can count, so it only seems appropriate that he’ll be performing at HITS-On-the-Hudson in Saugerties at 5pm on Sunday, September 12. All tix are general admission and $50; children 12 and under free.

Serving up a heaping helping of traditional New Orleans jazz, the acclaimed Preservation Hall Jazz Band unleashes their joyous sound at the College of St. Rose’s Massry Center at 7:30pm on Tuesday, October 26. All tix are general admission and $25.

New shows on the slate for Northern Lights in Clifton Park include the Dan Deacon Ensemble with Lightning Bolt at 8pm on Thursday, October 14 ($12 advance; on sale at 10am Saturday), Black Veil Brides with William Control, Motionless in White at 7pm on Tuesday, October 19 ($13 advance; on sale at 10am Thursday), the Acacia Strain with the Red Chord, Terror, Gaza, the Contortionist at 7pm Friday, October 29 ($13 advance; on sale at 10am Friday).

Club Helsinki Hudson in Hudson welcomes Meshell Ndegeocello & Friends at 9pm on Saturday, September 25 for a fundraising concert for community radio station WGXC-FM. Tix are $18. Also new on the Club Helsinki calendar is the killer double-bill of Carrie Rodriguez and Jim Lauderdale at 9pm on Saturday, November 6. Tix are $20.

Buffalo-born singer-songwriter Peter Case unloads his rich songbag at Valentine’s Music Hall in Albany on Friday, November 5.

The 35th Uncle Sam Celebration in Troy kicks off with the usual patriotic parade at 1pm on Sunday, September 12, but it also wraps up with a free concert in Troy’s Knickerbacker Park from 2-8:30pm featuring the Liverpool Invasion – ’60s British all-star combo that is led by Billy J. Kramer (of the Dakotas), Terry Sylvester (of the Hollies) and Joey Molland (of Badfinger). If that’s not enough, their band is led by former Billy Joel drummer Liberty DeVito. Local acts Blue Hand Luke and Donny Romines are also on the bill.

Classic country music veteran Gene Watson ambles into the Glad Rags Saloon, 29 Holmes Road, Porter Corners for a concert at 9pm on Thursday, November 4.

King of the new age piano, George Winston makes a tour stop at the Charles Wood Theater in Glens Falls at 7:30pm on Sunday, November 7. Tix are $48.

Among the new additions to the concert calendar at Jillian’s in Albany are reggae band John Brown’s Body on Friday, October 22 and Frank Zappa tribute band Project/Object on Thursday, October 28. Tix for both shows are $17 in advance; $20 at the door.

Gurf Morlix – Buffalo-born Texas troubadour who has played guitarist with and/or produced such folks as Lucinda Williams, Robert Earl Keen Jr., Mary Gauthier and Slaid Cleaves, in addition to making his own fine albums – pulls into Valentine’s Music Hall in Albany on Monday, September 27.

The Bearsville Theater in Woodstock plays host to Railroad Earth at 9pm on Thursday, October 28. All tix are general admission and $25.

RE-SCHEDULED: The Queen tribute band Celebrating Queen was originally slated to perform at The Egg in Albany on Saturday, August 7, but that date was postponed. A new date for the show has finally been lined-up, and the band is now slated to hit the spotlight at 8pm on Friday, October 8. Tix purchased for the original date will be honored at the re-scheduled show.

OOOOOPS!: In last week’s Comin’ Soon roundup we listed the incorrect venue for the upcoming We Are Scientists show on Wednesday, October 13. The show will actually take place at Valentine’s Music Hall in Albany.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Palace Theatre announced the Experience Hendrix Tour 2010 would be making a stop on Saturday, November 6 with a guitarist’s wet-dream of a line-up, including all of these axe-mastersThe Egg in Albany announced three more new concerts – including Alejandro Escovedo! – late last week.

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