Top Tips for Live Music (for the week beginning August 17th)


Best bet: Brooklyn-based funk/fusion outfit Escaper plays the Putnam Place patio this Saturday.  Their new album, Apotheosis, is getting good reviews and has been compared favorably to Muse.  This show is free and socially distanced.


Live this week:

Monday, August 17

Tuesday, August 18

  • Onderdonk Memorial Park (East Greenbush): Roxy and the Road Kings (6:00)
  • Brunswick Community Center: The BrokenHearted (6:30)

Wednesday, August 19

Thursday, August 20

  • Jazz on Jay (Jay Street, Schenectady): Brad Monkell Quintet (12:00)
  • Iron Springs Park (Ballston Spa): The Bluebillies (6:00)
  • Schaghticoke Town Hall: Papa Squat (6:30)
  • Frog Alley: The Refrigerators (7:00)
  • Caffe Lena Live Stream {online}: Oshima Brothers (7:00)
  • Putnam Place:  Mike Johnson and Dan Gerken of the Deadbeats (7:30)

Friday, August 21

Saturday, August 22

Just announced:

Jericho Drive-In:

  • {August 28} Start Making Sense (7:00)

Troy Music Hall:

  • {August 28} Heard (6:00) (in the Courtyard)
  • {August 29} Terrell T-Rex Simon with the R&G Band and the Black Diamond Dancers (6:00) (at Monument Square)
  • {September 4} Jacob Shipley (6:00) (in the Courtyard)
  • {September 5} The Eastern Highs (6:00) (at Monument Square)

Madison Theatre:

  • {September 19}  Ampevene (7:00)
  • {September 26}  The Magdalens (7:00)

Indian Ladder Farms:

  • {August 26} The Tichy Boys with Johnny Rabb (6:00)

Frog Alley: Justin Friello (was 8/28) canceled.

The Egg: Melissa Etheridge (was 10/13) postponed (no new date yet).

Did you miss last week’s concert announcements? Find them here.

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