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Gauthier’s shows unique, spontaneous

Gauthier’s shows unique, spontaneous

Thursday, March 7, 2013
Every performance is different for Mary Gauthier. The New Orleans-born singer-songwriter and former restaurateur never writes a set list, preferring to base the show on the audience and keep things spontaneous.
 
Fox uses sales skills to find musicians, promote open mic

Fox uses sales skills to find musicians, promote open mic

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013
Guitarist, singer and songwriter Gary “Sly” Fox is a salesman at heart. It’s how he got his nickname as a kid, and it’s a talent he has put to good use in both his day job as a car salesman and as a lifelong musician, most recently as leader of bluesy rock septet Sly Fox and the Hustlers. Now, Fox is using his skills to hustle for other musicians.
 
Reunited Shiny Toy Guns on tour

Reunited Shiny Toy Guns on tour

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
The newly reunited members of Los Angeles-based electronic rockers Shiny Toy Guns have finally learned to respect one another while on the road, and it’s made all the difference.
 
Reunited Rockin’ Bonnevilles finding new venues, younger fans

Reunited Rockin’ Bonnevilles finding new venues, younger fans

Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013
In 2008, the Rockin’ Bonnevilles reunited for a one-off show, which set the gears in motion for the full-fledged reunion that took place in May of last year. The reincarnated band has already logged about 15 shows since then. Next up is a gig Saturday night at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, one of the band’s favorite venues to play.
 
Garage band Knyghts hunt for right fit
ALBANY

Garage band Knyghts hunt for right fit

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013
It isn’t always easy being a ’60s-styled garage rock band in Albany. Brian Goodman, drummer, vocalist and leader of Knyghts of Fuzz, knows this first hand.
 
Age difference no barrier for The Hallertau Band

Age difference no barrier for The Hallertau Band

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013
Steve Zaccari was initially joking when he asked one of his high-school chemistry students to join his group The Hallertau Band.
 
Pulsifer juggles music, law

Pulsifer juggles music, law

Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013
When Pulsifer was a law student, playing in a band didn’t raise too many eyebrows in the audience. As an attorney, the difference between his two professions can be a bit more jarring, but he enjoys leading this double life.
 
SCHENECTADY

Tonight's concert at Stockade Inn canceled

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013
The concert by jazz duo Sonny & Perley scheduled for tonight at the Stockade Inn in Schenectady has been canceled due to an out-of-town death in the family.
 
Reunited This Renaissance to release EP

Reunited This Renaissance to release EP

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013
Albany pop-punkers This Renaissance almost didn’t get the chance to release their debut EP.
 
Rock benefit for Sandy Hook

Rock benefit for Sandy Hook

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013
Local musician Matt McWatters was at a loss for words when he heard about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. It didn’t take him long to figure out something to do to help
 
‘Poet’ hones his talent at open mic nights

‘Poet’ hones his talent at open mic nights

Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012
usic has taken rapper and singer Aaron Hauprich, better known as “Poet,” across the country.
 
Gordon Quartet is outlet for writing

Gordon Quartet is outlet for writing

Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012
Trumpeter Terry Gordon, like most of the jazz musicians in the Capital Region, is known for performing with multiple bands.
 
13 Feet of Bluegrass likes hybrid sound

13 Feet of Bluegrass likes hybrid sound

Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012
Like many bands, Thirteen Feet of Bluegrass has had to deal with hecklers shouting for Lynyrd Skynyrd’s epic “Freebird” during their sets.
 
Foster brings feeling of New Orleans to new album

Foster brings feeling of New Orleans to new album

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012
Ruthie Foster’s music has always been infused with elements from her surroundings.
 
Kribs follows advice he got in dream

Kribs follows advice he got in dream

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012
John Kribs has never been one for self-promotion. Nowadays, he’s focused on two new solo albums
 
 

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