COMIN’ SOON: New Concert Announcements


By Greg Haymes

Singer-songwriter Peter Case celebrates the 30th anniversary of his acclaimed self-titled debut solo album at the Low Beat in Albany at 7pm on Thursday, October 13. Advance tickets are on sale now, priced at $15.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Elvis Costello & the Imposters are set to rock the Palace Theatre. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday (August 19).

On Sunday night (August 14), country star Eric Paslay opened for Toby Keith at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, and now he’s already booked his return trip to Greater Nippertown with a show at Clifton Park’s Upstate Concert Hall at 8pm on Friday, November 11. Priced at $20 in advance and $23 at the door, tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday (August 19).

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: PearlPalooza announced the line-up of bands for the free downtown Albany street fest, including Galactic, Warpaint, Maybird, Bassh, the Greeting Committee and Local 518 faves Rechorduroys.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The College of Saint Rose’s Massry Center for the Arts announced its calendar of concerts for the upcoming season, featuring the Wood Brothers, Tim Reynolds, the Bumbper Jacksons, Livingston Taylor, The Steve Wilson/George Cables/Ira Coleman Trio, Maceo Parker, Cyrille Aimee,the Chronicles, Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge, Aoife O’Donovan, Thibaut Garcia, the John Pizzarelli Quartet and more.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Beatles tribute band the Fab Faux are headed back to The Egg. Tickets are on sale now.

POSTPONED: Buckwheat Zydeco and his band were slated to play at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington on Saturday (August 20), but the concert has been postponed and re-scheduled to 8pm on Saturday, February 11 due to health reasons.

All-female powerhouse Led Zeppelin tribute band Zepparella will climb the stairway to the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock for a concert at 9pm on Friday, September 16. General admission tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Balcony reserved seating tickets are $25.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: truTV’s “Impractical Jokers” featuring the Tenderloins will be returning to the Palace Theatre. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday (August 19).

Acclaimed a cappella group Rockapella harmonizes at the Wood Theater in Glens Falls at 7:30pm on Wednesday, December 14. Tickets are $49. Other new concerts on the Wood Theater’s calendar include 2014 Queensbury High School grad Delaney Silvernell & Friends at 7:30pm on Friday, August 26 ($20) and the Singing Anchors at 7:30pm on Saturday, September 17 ($39).

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Indigo Girls are slated to take the stage at The Egg. Tickets go on sale at 11am on Friday (August 19).

Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock has added a pair of fab new shows to its schedule. The mesmerizing Ruthie Foster takes the intimate stage at 8pm on Saturday, October 15 with Sarah Kramer-Harrison opening the show. Tickets are $25 & $35. And Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna guitar master Jorma Kaukonen steps into the spotlight at 8pm on Friday, December 2, with tickets priced at $55 & $65.

OPENERS: Rubblebucket has been added as the support act for the previously announced Lake Street Dive concert at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Tuesday, October 4.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Jazz vocal group the New York Voices – featuring former Loudonville resident Kim Nazarian – will be stepping into the spotlight at The Egg. Tickets go on sale at 11am on Friday (August 19).

CANCELLED: Originally scheduled for Friday, August 26, the Upstate Concert Hall concert by rap star Tyler the Creator has been cancelled. Refunds are available at the place of purchase.

POSTPONED: The concert by saxophone maverick Rudresh Mahanthappa and his band the Indo-Pak Coalition had been slated to take place at The Egg on Saturday, September 17, but due to scheduling concerns, that concert has been postponed. No new date has yet been scheduled. Stay tuned…

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Recently retired host of “Prairie Home Companion” Garrison Keillor is headed into The Egg. Tickets are currently on sale, priced at $64.50, $69.50 & $99.

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