DECEMBER 1: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Photograph of Celine Dion at the Pepsi Arena, 12/1/98
by Martin Benjamin

On This Date in Nippertown Concert History. Check out our round-up of December 1 concerts through the years…

2015: Keith Pray’s Big Soul Ensemble @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
2014: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
2013: Peter Rowan, Yungchen Lhamo @ The Hangar, Troy
2012: Ira Glass’ “Reinventing Radio” @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
2011: The Mississippi Hot Dogs @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs
2010: Matisyahu, Dub Trio @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2009: E.P. Hall, Julianna Spallholz & Matthew Loiacono, Bailiwick @ Spring Street Gallery, Saratoga Springs
2008: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2007: The Bobs @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2006: Greg Brown @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2005: Benevento/Russo Duo, Lotus @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2004: Mary Ellen Strom, Ann Carlson @ RPI’s West Hall, Troy
2003: Phish @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
2002: The Erotics, Coal Palace Kings, Gay Tastee, Bible Study, the Sixfifteens @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2000: Steve Turre @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1999: Pat Metheny @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1998: Celine Dion, Dakota Moon @ the Pepsi Arena, Albany
1997: Mike Iwanos & the Bottom Feeders @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1996: Sick of It All, Ensign, One King Down @ QE2, Albany
1995: Subduing Mara, Trunkapeet, Stephen Clair @ the Playdium, Albany
1994: Dude of Life, moe. @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1993: The Lawn Sausages @ Bogie’s, Albany
1992: Barleycorn @ Eamonn’s Loudon House, Loudonville
1991: Terrance Simien & the Mallet Playboys @ the Bijou, Saratoga Springs
1990: Josh White Jr. @ Mother’s Wine Emporium at RPI, Troy
1989: Mick Taylor, Stomplistics @ RPI McNeil Room, Troy
1988: Tiny Lights @ QE2, Albany
1987: Mambo-X, Made in Austria @ QE2, Albany
1984: Ariel @ Skinflint’s, Albany

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  1. Marcus says

    More than Honorable Mention goes to Medeski, Martin & Wood at The Palace in 2000, with Oren Bloedow on guitar and Cyro Baptista on percussion. Then, for most of Set 2 and the encore, Trey Anastasio joined on guitar! One for the books.

  2. ToastWRPI says

    Ghostface Killah at the Putnam Den in Saratoga Springs on 12/1/2017

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