Mountain Park in Holyoke has announced another big show: Seattle’s Fleet Foxes land in Holyoke in support of their new album, “Helplessness Blues,” at 7pm on Sunday, September 25. Opening the show will be the Walkmen. Priced at $32.50, tix go on sale on Friday.
A batch of new dates has been added to the 2011 Carnival of Madness tour, including a stop at the Times Union Center in Albany at 6pm on Wednesday, August 31. The tour is co-headlined by Alter Bridge and Theory Of A Deadman. Rounding out the bill will be Black Stone Cherry, Adelitas Way and Emphatic. All tix are priced at $31 and are slated to go on sale to the general public on Saturday.
Nippertonian made good Sean Rowe serves up a overdue hometown concert at the intimate MarketPlace Gallery in Albany at 8:30pm on Friday, August 12. Tix are $10.
Northern Lights in Clifton Park is playing host to a new supergroup the Damned Things – featuring members of Fall Out Boy, Anthrax and Every Time I Die – on Thursday, August 25. Opening the show at 7pm are Maylene & the Sons of Disaster, Fair to Midland, Hourcast and Enigmatic Heart. Advance tix are priced at $15 and are slated to go on sale at 10am on Saturday.
Former guitarist with the Band and current member of the Levon Helm Band, Jim Weider leads his groove-centric band ProJECT PERCoLATor into the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock at 9pm on Friday, September 16. All tix are general admission and priced at $20.
Ch-ch-ch-changes: Due to throat surgery, Chris Cagle has been forced to drop off the bill of Nashville stars slated to perform at the WGNA Countryfest at the Altamont Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 9. Country music fans will still get a full slate of music at the fest, however, as John Michael Montgomery has been added to the roster of performers.
In case you missed it: One of the biggest (and priciest) SPAC shows of the summer – Elton John – is landing in Saratoga Springs over Labor Day weekend.