Media Watch: Best Bets on Nippertown’s Fall Pop-Rock Scene


Our colleague Michael Hochanadel at The Daily Gazette weighed in with his Top 10 pop and rock picks for the upcoming fall season, and you might be surprised at some of his selections.

And you might be really surprised to find that Valentine’s Music Hall in Albany is tied with The Egg as the host venue with the most picks on his list – three each.

So in case you missed it in Sunday’s newspaper, here are Hochandel’s Top 10 best bets for the autumn, in chronological order:

Tonight (September 7): Paley & Francis @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
Friday, September 23: Maceo Parker @ the College of St. Rose’s Massry Center, Albany
Wednesday, September 28: The Gourds @ The Linda, Albany
Monday, October 3: Jackson Browne @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
Thursday, October 13: Andrew Bird @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
Saturday, October 15: The Silos and Spottiswoode & His Enemies @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
Saturday, October 15: Tommy Malone @ The Egg, Albany
Wednesday, October 19: The Tedeschi Trucks Band @ The Egg, Albany
Saturday, October 29: Peter Wolf @ The Egg, Albany
Sunday, November 20: Shonen Knife @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany

So what are you most looking forward to on the fall season’s concert calendar?

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  1. Mr. Reidy says

    the season is loaded with great progressive rock acts at the palace, and that is a good start.

  2. Bill says

    Again Valentines comes through! Hayes Carll will also be there later this year.

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