‘The Linda’ Goes Virtual with New Concert Series


It’s hard to believe that we are passing another season with no concerts to attend, but The Linda wants to help concert goers by offering a “Take-Out Virtual Concert Series.”

The series will be produced in collaboration with Chromoscope Pictures and will take place every Monday night at 8 pm.

“We realize that the impacts of COVID-19 have been dire for working musicians and the music industry as a whole,” a representative said in a statement. “The goal of this series is to help restart the local music economy by bringing a wide array of eclectic and diverse, local and regional musicians back to the stage in a safe environment and to provide fans with a professionally produced concert delivered directly to their homes via YouTube stream.” 

According to the venue, these virtual concerts will be ticketed events and then once purchased, a private link to the live stream will be provided one week prior to the concert.  

Monday July 13, at 8 pm

With its roots firmly planted in the sonic bedrock of the independent scene, Motorbike offers a guide to the sonic galaxy beyond its humble upstate New York beginnings. With influences such as Sonic Youth, Wreckless Eric and Lou Barlow, Motorbike’s debut album, “Victory Lap” paints a landscape that’s complex, vivid, and sometimes humorously dark with a live show to back up it up.

Girl Blue
Monday July 20, at 8 pm

Girl Blue is singer, songwriter and producer Arielle O’Keefe. She writes emotionally-driven pop music, combining real feeling and storytelling with gorgeous melodies and catchy hooks. She’s been widely praised for her excellent lyricism and powerhouse vocals. Both her debut single “Fire Under Water” and her cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams” have been featured on Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist, and have charted virally. She continues to release music independently from Troy, New York.

The Age
Monday July 27, at 8 pm

The Age, a Soul artist, has traveled throughout the country endowing those he encounters with his smooth tones and inventive lyrics. Originally from Upstate NY, Age’s music brings together both influences from the laid back west coast and New York’s underground late-night jazz scene. Together with some of the Capital Region’s most talented musicians, The Age delivers an unforgettable performance.

A musician since his adolescent years, Age finally discovered his true sound after moving to Southern California. He has since returned to the East Coast to share his melodies and continue his musical journey.

To take a look at upcoming shows, just visit www.thelinda.org for more information.

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