NEW CONCERT NEWS
By Greg Haymes
This oughta be mighty interesting… At Colony in Woodstock, author and Cabinet of Wonders impresario Wesley Stace and longtime sideman Robert Lloyd pay tribute to the legendary songwriter John Wesley Harding (aka Wesley Stace). The date is 8pm on Tuesday, May 7. Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Also at Colony, Carla Olson & Todd Wolfe celebrate the release of their collaborative album, The Hidden Hills Sessions, at 8pm on Sunday, May 19 ($10 in advance; $12 at the door).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Tanglewood in Lenox announced three new concerts – Richard Thompson (solo acoustic); Rodrigo y Gabriella; and the double bill of Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo with Melissa Etheridge. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday, April 5.
Skyloft in Guilderland – still a month away from its grand opening – has added concerts by the Amy Ray Band with Antigone Rising at 8pm Thursday, July 25 ($25 in advance; $30 at the door) and Loverboy at 8pm on Friday, September 13 ($68.50 in advance; $75 at the door). Both shows go on sale at 10am Friday (March 29).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Performers have been announced for the Eddies Music Awards Show at Proctors in Schenectady. In addition to the presentation of more than two dozen awards for member of the Greater Nippertown music scene, the evening will offer live performances by Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra, Bear Grass, Johnny 2 Phones, New York Players, Wyld Blu and Rich Ortiz. Erin Harkes will host the big bash.
New shows at the Hollow Bar + Kitchen in Albany include Caroline Rose at 9pm on Tuesday, May 7 ($12 in advance; $15 at the door) and Mini Mansions at 8pm on Tuesday, June 4 ($12 in advance).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie is slated to roll into the Palace Theatre with DaBaby in support. Tickets are on sale now.
Grammy nominated mandolin master Matt Flinner returns to the Cock ‘n Bull in Galway at 7:30pm on Thursday (March 28), where he’ll be joined by Chris Brashear and Peter McLaughlin. Tickets are $15.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Head and the Heart is headed into Albany’s Palace Theatre. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday (March 29).
Two of the North Country’s finest singer-songwriters will join forces for “Where the Song Is,” a joint concert at Ndakinna Education Center in Greenfield Center. Both have just released new albums – Michael Jerling’s Family Recipe and Bob Warren’s My Town. Tony Markellis, Teresina Huxtable and Scott Bassinson will join them. Tickets are $25; students $15.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Egg has bolstered its concert calendar with three more new shows – Cowboy Junkies; Elliott Landy’s Music Cinema with Professor Louie & The Crowmatix; and The McKrells’ Christmas Show.
The Williams College Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall in Williamstown plays host to a free concert by the Kurt Rosenwinkel Trio at 8pm on Monday, April 8. Rosenwinkel, a leading guitarist of today’s jazz scene, will be joined by bassist Dario Deidda and drummer Mark Whitfield Jr. for a set of standards and originals.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: In Lenox, Tanglewood announced four more new concerts – Earth, Wind & Fire; Josh Groban; Gladys Knight with The Spinners; and Reba McEntire. Tickets are on sale now.
The Jazz at the Spring concert series celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month with a concert by the Leo Russo Trio at Saratoga Springs’ Spring Street Gallery at 7:30pm on Thursday, April 25. The sax legend will be joined by Mike Novakowski on guitar and Lou Smaldone on bass. Tickets are $15.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The initial slate of Jazz at Atlas concerts has been announced for the 2019 season in the gallery at Atlas Studios in Newburgh, including Thumbscrew, Sun of Goldfinger, Ticonderoga, Darius Jones’ Shades of Black and the Karen Boca Quartet.
Down in Woodstock, Levon Helm Studios welcomes banjo master Tony Trischka’s Early Roman Kings, a tribute to the music of Bob Dylan, at 8pm on Friday, May 17. Tickets are on sale now, priced at $30 & $45.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Maggie Rogers will be making her Greater Nippertown debut at MASS MoCA in North Adams. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10am Friday (March 29).
In support of his latest album, Out of the Blues, veteran blue-eyed soul singer Boz Scaggs and his band are headed into Northampton’s Calvin Theatre at 8pm on Sunday, June 23. Tickets are on sale now, priced at $49.50, $&9.50 & $125.50.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: At the Fort William Henry Conference Center in Lake George, the Lake George Arts Project’s annual fundraiser Bands & Beans will feature music by the Radio Junkies, PJ Ferguson 2, Rich Ortiz, The Switch, Steve & Kenny, the Stony Creek Band, Tim Wechgelaer & Chris Carey Band and Ten Most Wanted.
CANCELLED: “Peg + Cat Live!: The Big Dog Problem” – originally scheduled for Proctors in Schenectady at 7pm on Friday, April 5 – has been cancelled “due to unforeseen circumstances.” Refunds are available at the place of purchase.