AUGUST 16: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

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Andrew Green
Roosevelt Dime’s Andrew Green @ Empire State Plaza, 8/16/17

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Richard Brody

On This Date in Local 518 Concert History. Check out our round-up of August 16 concerts through the years…

2017: Roosevelt Dime @ Empire State Plaza at The Egg, Albany
2016: Get Up Jack @ Brunswick Community Center Lawn, Troy
2015: Brantley Gilbert, Lee Brice, Cam @ SPAC
2014: Rest Fest featuring Wild Adriatic, The Orange, Careers, Juston Stens, Kimono Dragons, the North & South Dakotas, Secret Release, Maybird @ CAC Woodside, Troy
2013: Chelsea Cavanaugh’s CD release party, Myron James, the Fulton Chain Gang @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany
2012: Bella Terra Festival featuring Jimkata, Zach Deputy, Dirty Paris, Malik B. & Mr. Green, Mentally Ill, Turtle Soup, more @ Gardner’s Farm, Stephentown
2011: Three Irish Voices, Frank Jaklitsch & Friends @ Rensselaer Riverfront Park, Rensselaer
2010: Neighborhood of Make Believe, the Armchairs, Patrick Porter @ Dovecote, Albany
2009: Chris Smither @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2008: Rufus Wainwright @ The Egg, Albany
2007: Alive at Five featuring Greenwich Meantime, Rathkeltair, Flynn 529 @ Riverfront Park, Albany
2006: The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Alan Payette Band @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2005: Bruce Katz Band @ Joyous Lake, Woodstock
2004: Suzanne Vega, Melissa Ferrick @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2003: Alejandro Escovedo @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2002: John Hammond @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2001: Alive at Five featuring the Saw Doctors, the Barra McNeils @ Tricentennial Park, Albany
2000: New York State Food Festival featuring 10,000 Maniacs, Blood Sweat & Tears, John Hall, Lil Brian & the Zydeco Travelers, Captain Squeeze & the Zydeco Moshers
@ Empire State Plaza, Albany

1999: Vince Gill, Steve Warriner @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1998: Johnny Rabb’s Rockhouse @ Siro’s, Saratoga Springs
1997: Nils Lofgren, Joe Grushecky @ Park West, Clifton Park
1996: Jose Feliciano @ Berkshire Performing Arts Theatre, Lenox
1995: Merle Haggard, Bandolero @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1994: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ted Nugent @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1993: Boys Choir of Harlem @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1993: John Denver @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1991: Glen Campbell, Tammy Wynette @ the Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1990: From Good Homes, Three Merry Widows @ QE2, Albany
1989: Waylon Jennings, T. Graham Brown @ Starlite Music Theatre, Latham
1988: Judy Collins, Chet Atkins @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1987: Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1985: Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble @ Ulster Performing Arts Center, Kingston
1984: Bang Zoom @ 288 Lark, Albany
1983: The Allman Brothers Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1981: Pat Benatar @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1976: Kris Kristofferson, Rita Coolidge @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1971: Judy Collins @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs

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1 Comment
  1. Mona Golub says

    That 2004 concert featuring Suzanne Vega with special guest Melissa Ferrick, was the grand finale of the Monday night Washington Park Concert Series (1993-2004), which due to the threat of inclement weather, was held at The Palace Theater.

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