NEW CONCERTS: New Concert Announcements
By Greg Haymes
Ryder Cooley, co-host of Club Helsinki’s weekly Tuesday night open mic night, brings her band, Dust Bowl Faeries, to the new stage upstairs at the Helsinki Ballroom in Hudson at 6pm on Sunday, January 21. The band – also featuring Karen Cole, JoAnn Stevelos, Aaron Martin and, of course, Hazel – will also preview their new Remix EP and two new music videos. Donations at the door will include a CD of the new EP.
North Carolina-based bluegrass/Americana quintet Town Mountain is slated to make a tour stop at the Cock ‘n Bull in Galway on Sunday, February 18.
Up in Saratoga Springs, Caffe Lena’s new year kicks into high gear with the Slambovian Circus of Dreams at 8pm on Friday ($25 in advance; $27 at the door); Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen at 8pm on Saturday ($22 in advance; $24 at the door); the Hot Club of Saratoga at 7pm on Sunday ($20 in advance; $22 at the door); the double-bill of the Last Revel and the Slocan Ramblers at 7pm on Thursday, January 11 ($20 in advance; $22 at the door); a two-night stand by Chris Smither at 8pm on Friday & Saturday, January 12 & 13 ($30 in advance; $32 at the door); and “Deeper Than the Skin” a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by Greg Greenway and Reggie Harris at 7pm on Sunday & Monday, January 14 & 15 ($22 in advance; $24 at the door).
The Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton has just added a handful of new shows, including Antigone Rising with Laura Vecchione at 7pm on Friday, March 23 ($15 in advance; $20 at the door); Eilen Jewell at 7pm on Friday, April 27 ($24.50 in advance; $27 at the door); Leo Kottke at 7pm on Friday & Saturday, May 11 & 12 ($32.50 in advance; $35 at the door); and looking way into the future, Roomful of Blues at 7pm on Friday, November 24 ($22.50 in advance; $25 at the door).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Proctors in Schenectady is playing host to the Valentine’s Heart-On Comedy Show featuring Gilbert Gottfried with Lynne Koplitz, Kevin Downey, Jr. and Thea Vidale. Tickets are on sale now.