NEW CONCERT NEWS
By Greg Haymes
Malian songhaï blues singer-songwriter Sidi Toure makes a stop at the Half Moon in Hudson at 8pm on Monday, April 16 in support of his new album, Toubalbero, slated for release on Friday (March 23) on the Thrill Jockey label. Tickets are $10.
Mississippi-bred singer-guitarist Jason Eady merges his distinct sensibilities into a stripped-down, roots- oriented sound that starkly showcases the gritty elegance of his songwriting in concert at the Hangar on the Hudson in Troy at 8pm on Thursday, April 12. Tickets are $10.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Old Crow Medicine Show is slated for a return to Cooperstown’s Brewery Ommegang this summer. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday (March 23).
Wry singer-songwriter Caroline Rose rolls into NaNola in Malta for a free concert at 9:30pm on Tuesday, April 10 in support of her brand new sophomore album, Loner.
The Hollow Bar + Kitchen in Albany has beefed up its calendar with upcoming shows by Floodwood with Black Mountain Symphony at 9pm on Friday, April 13 ($12 in advance); the CD release party for Hartley’s Encore debut EP (produced by Soulive’s Alan Evans) with Victory Soul Orchestra at 9pm on Friday, April 27 ($12); and the Tulip Fest after-party featuring Amy Shark with Tomi at 9pm on Saturday, May 12 ($10.27 in advance; $12 at the door).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy is bringing the music of prog-rock pioneers Emerson, Lake & Palmer to the Cohoes Music Hall. Tickets are on sale now.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Godsmack and Shinedown bring their co-headlining tour to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center this summer. Red Sun Rising will open the show. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday (March 23).
The Capital Trash Invasion III takes over the Fuze Box in Albany at 8pm on Saturday (March 24) with a rollickin’ line-up that features the Baby Shakes, The Shine, Animal Show, Slik Nik & the Tex’s Playboys, the Abyssmals, DJ Bloodshot Bill and Selector David Normal.
All-American boy band collective Brockhampton are invading Clifton Park’s Upstate Concert Hall with their Stereo Spirit Tour at 8pm on Friday, May 25. Grab your tix quick, priced at $35.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: NYC-based band Jessie’s Girl brings their Back to the Eighties show to The Egg in Albany. Tickets are now on sale.
Matt Butler’s Everyone Orchestra returns to Putnam Place in Saratoga Springs at 9pm on Thursday, May 3. Tickets are currently on sale at the special blind faith price of $15.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Ticket details have been revealed for Dierks Bentley’s tour stop at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, which goes on sale at 10am on Friday (March 23).
Bestselling children’s recording artist Laurie Berkner – who USA Today hails as “the undisputed queen of kindie rock” – brings her Greatest Hits Solo Tour to Saratoga Springs High School’s Loewenberg Auditorium at 11am on Saturday, April 21. Tickets are on sale now, priced at $35; VIP $50.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: YouTube/Netflix star Miranda Sings steps into the spotlight at The Egg with her show, “Miranda Sings Live… No Offense with special guest Colleen Ballinger.” Tickets are currently on sale.
Soul singer Jarrod Lawson is slated to take the stage at Club Helsinki in Hudson at 9pm on Friday, April 27. Tickets are $25.
In addition to his previously announced concert at the Cohoes Music Hall, veteran rock drummer Carl Palmer brings his ELP Legacy band to the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock at 8pm on Sunday, April 22. Tickets are $35, $45 & $60.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Didn’t get enough Irish music last weekend? Well, you’re in luck – Celtic Thunder is slated for a return to Albany’s Palace Theatre. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday, March 30.