Bright Eyes are headed into Mountain Park in Holyoke on Sunday, August 28. Titus Andronicus opens the show at 7pm. Priced at $30, tix go on sale to the general public on Friday.
In support of her new album, “The Harrow & the Harvest,” Americana queen Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings make a stop at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton at 8pm on Monday, November 28. Priced at $35, tix go on sale on Friday.
The Baseball Project knocked one out of the park at Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown earlier this summer with Mike Mills pinch-hitting for his REM bandmate Peter Buck. Apparently, Buck is off the DL now, and he’ll be joining the all-star band – which also features Scott McCaughey (Young Fresh Fellows) Steve Wynn (Dream Syndicate) and Linda Pitmon (the Miracle 3) – in concert at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock on at 8pm on Wednesday, August 24. Tix are $20 (general admission floor level) and $30 (reserved balcony seating). Also new on Bearsville’s calendar is singer-songwriter Jeffrey Gaines, who steps into the spotlight at 8pm on Thursday, August 18. Tix are $20.
On Friday, August 26, the Baseball Project will also be making a tour stop at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton.Hometown faves winterpills open the show at 7pm. Tix are $15 in advance. Other shows of note at the Iron Horse include Ilo Ferreira (the Cape Verde singer-songwriter who opened for Jake Shimabukuro at The Egg last week) at 7pm on Wednesday, August 3 ($12.50 in advance); Joan Osborne with Dwight & Nicole at 7pm on Saturday, August 27 ($35 in advance); and, believe it or not, mentalist the Amazing Kreskin at 7pm on Saturday, September 17 ($25 in advance).
Also in Northampton, the Lemonheads will perform the classic 1992 album “It’s A Shame About Ray” in its entirety at Pearl Street at 8pm on Saturday, October 15. The Shining Twins open the show. Priced at $17.50 in advance, tix go on sale on Friday.
On Thursday, July 28, the Lake George Forum is hosting the Feed the Hungry concert with the Kentucky Headhunters, the Steven L. Smith Band and Christine Ohlman. The concert begins at 7pm, and tix are priced at $25, $35 and $45.
Actor-comedian Chris Tucker rolls into the Palace Theatre in Albany for an evening of stand-up at 7:30pm on Saturday, September 3. Priced at $49.50 and $59.50, tix are slated to go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday.
Donna the Buffalo stampede into Putnam Den in Saratoga Springs at 9pm on Saturday, September 10. The Roy Jay Band opens the show. Tix are $20.
The Parting Glass in Saratoga Springs welcome New England guitar hero Johnny A and his trio at 8pm on Thursday, September 8. Also the Sue Foley / Peter Karp Band bring their blues ‘n’ roots “He Said, She Said” tour to the Glass on Thursday, September 29. Ticket prices for each show are $16 in advance; $20 at the door; $25 VIP.
Up in Clifton Park, Northern Lights has beefed up its calendar with a few new shows, including Atari Teenage Riot at 8pm on Thursday, September 22; the Misfits at 7pm on Saturday, November 5, with Juicehead, Blase Debris, the Black Tie Operation and Hijinx in support ($16 in advance); and the Israeli psychedelic trance duo Infected Mushroom will mess with your head at 9pm on Friday, November 18 ($20 advance tix go on sale at 10am on Saturday).
The Wood Theater in Glens Falls has added a couple of new tributes to its autumn concert calendar. You’re sure to hear “up On Cripple Creek,” “The Weight” and “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” when the ridiculously named The “The Band” Band takes the stage at 8pm on Friday, September 23. Tix are $25. Meanwhile, the Toronto-based duo of Les Smith and Leo Frantz pay homage to the music of Elton John and Billy Joel in “Tribute to the Piano Men” at 3 & 7pm on Saturday, October 1. Tix are $30.