The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions
David Nail, Parmalee, The Band Perry, Dustin Lynch are 'secret stars'

David Nail, Parmalee, The Band Perry, Dustin Lynch are 'secret stars'

“How the hell do we follow THAT?” asked Parmalee singer Matt Thomas after David Nail’s big voiced heartbreaker “Let It Rain” at Proctors on Wednesday.

Cohen, Russell, Morse, Malen: four big losses

Cohen, Russell, Morse, Malen: four big losses

Leonard Cohen, Leon Russell, Rick Morse and Buck Malen left the stage this awful week; each passing a big loss for music fans.

Young artist’s show focuses on scenery, cities

Young artist’s show focuses on scenery, cities

Jacob Houston, a 24-year-old Washington County artist who has been winning awards for his paintings since he was a young teen, has just opened a solo show of 16 paintings at the Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester, Vt.

Singers to perform Bruckner works on Saturday

Singers to perform Bruckner works on Saturday

Curtis Funk, the director of the Octavo Singers, plans his seasons at least three years in advance. But he was stymied last summer when he learned that one of the pieces he wanted to perform on Saturday was not available.“I’d wanted to do Anton Rubinstein’s ‘Eroica Fantasy’ and thought it beautiful,” Funk said. “But I couldn’t find the instrumental music in print. There was none around and no current publishing company. It was a real eye-opener that I couldn’t get the parts.”

Kaukonen still enjoys serving up Hot Tuna

Kaukonen still enjoys serving up Hot Tuna

“When we see Hot Tuna still being as viable as it is — we’re not a hot, hip recording band, but the people who like us like us a lot — I feel so blessed,” said Jorma Kaukonen, who returns on Sunday to The Egg.

Martin Lawrence’s audience brings him inspiration

Martin Lawrence’s audience brings him inspiration

Martin Lawrence, who brings his “Doin’ Time: Uncut Live Tour” to the Times Union Center in Albany tonight, has a serious side. He can be a pretty thoughtful dude.

SCHENECTADY

Proctors plans third-floor theatrical training center

The ghosts in the third floor at Proctors will have to make way for the Adeline Graham Theatrical Training and Innovation Center.

Grant aimed at improving seating at Music Haven

SCHENECTADY

Grant aimed at improving seating at Music Haven

When it comes to Schenectady’s Central Park, the Wright family is a gift that just keeps on giving.

Actress says ‘Curious Incident’ exceeds expectations

Actress says ‘Curious Incident’ exceeds expectations

When Maria Elena Ramirez saw “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” on Broadway almost two years ago, she knew she was watching something very special.

Ramsey enjoys reunion with 10,000 Maniacs

Ramsey enjoys reunion with 10,000 Maniacs

Mary Ramsey’s vast talent and varied taste should be enough to keep her musical career forever fresh and relevant. A singer/songwriter who also plays the violin and the viola, Ramsey will be reprising her role as lead singer of the 10,000 Maniacs on Saturday night when the Buffalo-based group, now celebrating its 35th year, performs at the Cohoes Music Hall.

Kelly speaks out on Ailes, Trump

Kelly speaks out on Ailes, Trump

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly believes Roger Ailes would still be her boss today if former colleague Gretchen Carlson had not sued him for sexual harassment.

Author Tracy Kidder to visit Schenectady High School

SCHENECTADY

Author Tracy Kidder to visit Schenectady High School

Tracy Kidder, a Pulitzer Prize-winning non-fiction author, will be at Schenectady High School on Thursday night for a public event as part of the Schenectady County Public Library’s 50th Anniversary.

Jackson Browne to play Palace in April

Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne will perform at the Palace Theatre in Albany on April 9 at 8 p.m.

New Kids on the Block, Paula Abdul, Boyz II Men coming to Albany

New Kids on the Block, Paula Abdul, Boyz II Men coming to Albany

New Kids on the Block announced their "Total Package Tour" today, and it will include a stop in Albany at the Times Union Center at 7:30 p.m. on July 9.

Capital Region's alt weekly publication debuts

SCHENECTADY

Capital Region's alt weekly publication debuts

The Alt, the Capital Region’s new alternative weekly publication, hits newsstands for the first time on Tuesday.

'Price is Right Live!' coming to Palace

ALBANY

'Price is Right Live!' coming to Palace

“The Price is Right Live!” will return to the Palace Theatre in Albany at 7:30 p.m. on April 20.

Leon Russell, a rock wizard who mixed soul, country and blues, dies at 74

Leon Russell, a rock wizard who mixed soul, country and blues, dies at 74

Leon Russell, the longhaired, scratchy-voiced pianist, guitarist, songwriter and bandleader who moved from playing countless recording sessions to making hits on his own, died Sunday in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 74.

Mezzo-soprano Fink gives beautiful recital at Union

SCHENECTADY

Mezzo-soprano Fink gives beautiful recital at Union

The marvelously expressive mezzo-soprano Bernarda Fink gave her long-anticipated return recital Sunday afternoon at Union College’s Memorial Chapel as part of the Union College Concert Series.

Local star heads to Broadway

CLIFTON PARK

Local star heads to Broadway

The Clifton Park native is heading to the big apple to preform in a Broadway production of the musical “Waitress.”

Robert Vaughn, who starred as Napoleon Solo in ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,’ dies at 83

Robert Vaughn, who starred as Napoleon Solo in ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,’ dies at 83

His manager, Matthew Sullivan, said the cause was acute leukemia, for which Vaughn had been under treatment in Manhattan and Connecticut, where he lived.

columnists & blogs