NEW CONCERT NEWS
By Greg Haymes
Photograph by Ed Conway
The Hangar on the Hudson in Troy is piling on concerts for the October schedule. Marc Delgado & Wounded Knee (Delgado, Todd Nelson, Jeff Sohn and Al Kash) shares the bill with the 50th anniversary reunion of the Australian rockers Current Bun (Colin Atkins, Terry Atterton, Dennis James and Al Kash) at 8pm on Saturday, October 6. Tickets are $10. Frontman Justin Ringle leads Horse Feathers into The Hangar on Sunday, October 7 in support of their sixth album, Appreciation. Lowland Hum opens the show at 8pm. Tickets are $15 in advance: 14 at the door. Local 518 faves Blue Factory celebrate the release of their new album, Powered by Noises on Kranepool Records on Friday, October 26. The show kicks off at 8pm with the Coal Palace Kings and Evan Crawley. (Tickets $TBA). And the mighty Fleshtones return to rock Greater Nippertown for a special Halloween matinee concert with support acts Knock Yourself Out, Black Cat Elliott and, yes, the legendary Lawn Sausages. The festivities get underway at 3pm on Saturday, October 27. Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the door.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour and Cirque Musica’s holiday program Wonderland are both headed into Albany’s Palace Theatre.
Bearsville Theater in Woodstock welcomes the Meters’ bassmaster George Porter Jr. & the Runnin’ Pardners at 8pm on Thursday, October 4 ($35, $45 & $60) and the Felice Brothers at 8pm on Wednesday, November 21 ($25-$45; on sale at 10am Friday).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Poco and Jim Messina are slated for a double-bill at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday (September 14).
Is it Christmas time already? It must be because Everett Bradley’s Holidelic is already scheduled to be the funk as well as the mistletoe for its annual return to Club Helsinki in Hudson at 9pm on Saturday, December 15 and 8pm on Sunday, December 16. Priced at $25 & $30, tickets go on sale on Thursday, September 20.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Hosanna Experience Live, Jackson Galaxy: “Total Cat Mojo” Live and Rufus Wainwright have been added to the upcoming performance schedule at The Egg.
Soul singer Carla Cooke pays tribute to her father with “The Ultimate Sam Cooke Experience” at WAMC-FM’s The Linda at 8pm on Friday, October 19. Tickets are $20.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: A Place for Jazz returns to the Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady for its fall season of concerts, including upcoming performances by the Warren Wolf Quartet, Cliff Brucker & Full Circle, Jazzmeia Horn and the Anat Cohen Quartet. Tickets are on sale now…
In support of his latest release Dagger Beach, John Vanderslice is bringing his Undertow Living Room Tour to the Opalka Gallery at the Sage Colleges in Albany at 8pm on Saturday, September 29. Tickets are $20.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Juice WRLD brings hip-hop to the Palace Theatre with Lil TJay, Johnny2Phones, DJ Static, DJ Siroc, DJ Unruly, DJ Complete and DJ Ken3tic. Tickets are on sale now…
Maine-based “holler folk” band the Ghost of Paul Revere rides into the Hollow Bar + Kitchen in downtown Albany at 9pm on Friday, November 9. Charlie Parr opens the show. Advance tickets are $12.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: In Voorheesville, Old Songs fall 2018 concert schedule includes upcoming performances by Celtic band Imar, Donna Hebert’s 70th Birthday Celebration with an all-star line-up of folk faves, Indian classical musician Ustad Shafaat Khan, fab fiddlers Andrea Beaton & Troy MacGillivray, Old Songs’ own Forward into the Light and John Roberts’ holiday concert In Praise of Christmas. Tickets are on sale now…
Following their free concert at part of this summer’s Harbor Jam concert series, the Lords of 52nd Street – featuring former members of Billy Joel’s band – are coming back to Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady. This time around, they’ll be playing at the Event Center at 8pm on Sunday, November 11. Tickets are $25.