CARS HOMES JOBS
 
Summer concert series opens in Freedom Park
SCOTIA

Summer concert series opens in Freedom Park

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Swing dancers, children and adults danced freely on the grass in front of the Freedom Park gazebo Wednesday as the New York Players kicked off the annual summer concert series.
 

Musical offerings come in pairs this week

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Stuff happens twice this week: two big MASS MoCa shows, two Van Dyck guitar shows, a double-named band at the Low Beat, a married duo at The Egg, two stars we might not expect to see together at the Palace, two very different divas, and two unusual instrumental quartets.
 
Fall Out Boy, Paramore finally unite for Monumentour

Fall Out Boy, Paramore finally unite for Monumentour

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Pete Wentz and Hayley Williams know an unofficial rule of show business — “Give the people what they want.”
 
Flores-Caraballo eager to build on Albany Pro Musica legacy

Flores-Caraballo eager to build on Albany Pro Musica legacy

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Jose Daniel Flores-Caraballo and his wife, Dharma, hope to find a house sometime this week. They already feel right at home. Announced as the new artistic director for Albany Pro Musica last week, Flores-Caraballo was introduced to the Capital Region on Tuesday at Albany City Hall.
 

Spa Chamber offers layered, lyrical premier by cellist

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The Saratoga Chamber Players celebrated Saratoga ArtsFest on Sunday afternoon at Skidmore College’s Filene Recital Hall with a varied program that included a world premiere by one of its own members.
 
Casey Kasem, king of the countdown, dies
LOS ANGELES

Casey Kasem, king of the countdown, dies

Sunday, June 15, 2014
Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio broadcaster with the cheerful manner and gentle voice who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Review: Steve Miller shines in night of nostalgia at SPAC

Sunday, June 15, 2014
Review: Collectively, the triple bill at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center Saturday night had a good 120-plus years of touring and performing under their belts. Journey, Steve Miller Band and Tower of Power packed the pavilion and lawn for more than four hours of music, with Miller being the big surprise.
 
Artists decorate pianos to be displayed, played in downtown Albany

Artists decorate pianos to be displayed, played in downtown Albany

Sunday, June 15, 2014
Albany is the only city in America participating in “Play Me, I’m Yours,” a jazzy “street piano” exhibit that’s moving around the planet.
 
Lake George Arts director is Strong on summer series

Lake George Arts director is Strong on summer series

Sunday, June 15, 2014
A Q & A session with John Strong, executive director of the Lake George Arts Project and the guy who puts together the popular outdoor concerts that happen on that Adirondack lake every July and August.
 

Albany pro Musica picks new director

Saturday, June 14, 2014
Jose Daniel Flores-Caraballo, founder of the renowned Atlantic Children’s Chorale in Vero Beach, Fla., will be named artistic director for Albany Pro Musica Tuesday at noon at the Albany City Hall Rotunda.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Drake, Lil Wayne coming to SPAC

Thursday, June 12, 2014
Hip-hop superstars Drake and Lil Wayne, on a national tour together, will make a stop at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center Aug. 12.
 
Patriotism, pride drive national anthem singers
TROY

Patriotism, pride drive national anthem singers

Thursday, June 12, 2014
Local singers will perform the anthem before the Tri-City ValleyCats’ 38 home dates this season.
 

McCartney's U.S. tour will start in Albany

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
NEW YORK — Paul McCartney is rescheduling U.S. tour dates as he continues to recover from a virus he received treatment for last month.
 
Annual concerts again jazzing up Jay Street
SCHENECTADY

Annual concerts again jazzing up Jay Street

Friday, June 6, 2014
Smooth jazz rang out down Jay Street on Thursday, inviting people to stop by and take a listen in the shade of the trees on the pedestrian avenue.
 
Choralaires to celebrate 60 years with alumni Songtime! concert
SCOTIA & GLENVILLE

Choralaires to celebrate 60 years with alumni Songtime! concert

Friday, June 6, 2014
Choralaires from every decade going back to the 1950s packed the Scotia-Glenville High School auditorium’s risers Wednesday to rehearse six songs they will sing during Friday’s Songtime! concert at 7:30 p.m.
 
 

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