MARCH 8: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

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Michael Eck
Michael Eck @ Valentine's Music Hall, 3/8/11

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Jason Lehr

t’s Throwback Thursday, so we’re back with another installment of our weekly flashback feature: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History. Check out our round-up of March 8 concerts through the years…

2017: J.D. McPherson, Eli Catlin @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
2016: Tinashe, Jahkoy, DJ TGIF @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park
2015: The Fleshtones, the Lawn Sausages, the Mysteios @ River Street Pub, Troy
2014: Barrel Fest featuring the Band No. 2, Harx, 4 Down, True Grit Outlaws, Black Fox River Project, Suitable Groove, Yardsale, Stone Temple Co-Pilots, Skeeter Creek @ the Barrel Saloon, Albany
2013: Conehead Buddha, Black Mountain Symphony @ the Bayou Cafe, Albany
2012: They Might Be Giants @ the Calvin Theatre, Northampton
2011: Dan Johnson & the Expert Sidemen, Michael Eck, Uncle Bootsy @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2010: Alkaline Trio, Cursive, the Dear & Departed @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2009: SFJazz Collective @ The Egg, Albany
2008: B.B. King @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2007: Breaking Benjamin @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2006: Bleeding Through, Every Time I Die, Hasten the Day @ Saratoga Winners, Cohoes
2005: Rusted Root @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2004: Tantric, Shinedown, Silvertide @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2003: Antony & the Johnsons @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
2002: Toots Theilmans & Kenny Werner @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
2000: Ruff Ryders/Cash Money Show featuring Lil Wayne, the Hot Boys, BG, the Big Tymers, Juvenile, Swizz Beats, Drag-On, Lox, Eve, DMX, A.G., Main Men, Dye @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany

1999: Kind of Blue @ Mother Earth Cafe, Albany
1998: Solas, Mick Maloney @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1997: James Carter, Nicholas Payton @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1996: Barry & Holly Tahsian, Mike Dowling @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1995: Phil Coulter @ The Egg, Albany
1994: James Hall, Gang Bang Bang, Michael Eck @ QE2, Albany
1993: Boys of the Lough @ Old Songs, Voorheesville
1992: Elvin Bishop, Katie Webster, Lonnie Brooks, Koko Taylor, Little Ed & the Blues Imperials @ The Egg, Albany
1991: Mel Torme, the McGuire Sisters @ Proctors, Schenectady
1990: Leon Redbone @ Columbie-Greene Community College, Hudson
1989: Dance Planet @ the Downtown Athletic Club, Albany
1988: Freedom of Expression @ QE2, Albany
1987: Doc Scanlon’s Rhythm Boys @ Quintessence, Albany
1986: The Byrds, NRBQ @ JB’s Theatre, Albany
1980: Lene Lovich, Bruce Wooley & the Camera Club @ JB Scott’s, Albany
1975: The Central Park Sheiks @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1974: David Amram @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1970: Bob & Evelyn Beers @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1969: Don McLean @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs

1 Comment
  1. Tom Casey says

    What a great show…Alligator Records 20th Anniversary Tour! Where has the blues gone to?

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