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Opera Saratoga season offers both new and old

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Opera Saratoga season offers both new and old

Opera Saratoga’s 55th season starts tomorrow with a season that includes what is considered the greatest opera ever written, the American premiere of an opera-ballet, and an American opera barely six years old.

Dead & Company ride on Mayer's guitar

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Dead & Company ride on Mayer's guitar

John Mayer’s unexpected attacks through the night were fun and exciting set against the mostly feint, bendable layers of the older members.

Mumford and Sons put on high energy, rocking show

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Mumford and Sons put on high energy, rocking show

Mumford and Sons underwent a musical shift nearly as dramatic last year when they radically departed from the old-timey roots-rock sound that earned them millions of fervent fans.

Dolly Parton, EWF kick off Tanglewood pop season

Dolly Parton, EWF kick off Tanglewood pop season

Dolly Parton sings at Tanglewood in Lenox, Massachusetts, on Friday — her first major U.S. swing in nearly 20 years.

Margaret Glaspy to open Lucius concert, release her own album

Margaret Glaspy, a 26-year-old northern California native with a rich voice and powerfully direct lyrics, will open for Lucius on Wednesday at Upstate Concert Hall.

Lucius comes to the Concert Hall

Lucius comes to the Concert Hall

Lucius, the brainchild of Berklee School of Music students Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe, will be leaving mammoth music festivals behind for a time to test out their latest album, “Good Grief,” in more intimate venues this summer.

Listen: Fredericks’ new CD reveals deep emotion

Listen: Fredericks’ new CD reveals deep emotion

The 11 songs from Sawyer Fredericks’ release in May — “A Good Storm” — fall into two basic camps: stripped down ballads and radio-style productions.

Classic Little River Band, at 40, still has big appeal

Classic Little River Band, at 40, still has big appeal

Little River Band will be at Proctors on Friday.

Isely Brothers replace Chaka Khan at Saratoga Jazz Fest

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Isely Brothers replace Chaka Khan at Saratoga Jazz Fest

The Isley Brothers will replace Chaka Khan as the headlining act of Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival on Saturday, June 25, Saratoga Performing Arts Center announced Wednesday.

Dixie Chicks rolling through on first tour in 10 years

Dixie Chicks rolling through on first tour in 10 years

On June 1 at an amphitheater in Cincinnati, the Dixie Chicks took the stage in front of thousands — the first time in 10 years they’ll headline a tour in America.

Dr. John's voodoo funk opens Alive at Five series

ALBANY

Dr. John's voodoo funk opens Alive at Five series

Bringing shows back to Tricentennial Park lets audience move around more.

Jazz on Jay moved indoors today

Because of the wind and cold, today's Jazz on Jay concert has been moved indoors to Robb Alley at Proctors.

GE piece is a breeze for ASO

SCHENECTADY

GE piece is a breeze for ASO

Many things can inspire the sounds of a symphony, even the subtle rush of a gust of wind.

Chandler to celebrate bocce, bourbon in Troy

Chandler to celebrate bocce, bourbon in Troy

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic will play The Hangar on Friday, featuring songs from “Bocce & Bourbon: Comfortable Songs of Chandler Travis and David Greenberger.”

Dr. John & the Nite Trippers launch free summer concerts

Dr. John & the Nite Trippers launch free summer concerts

There are hundreds of free concerts across the region this summer, including national, international and local bands and artists. Dr. John helps kick it all off today at Albany's Alive at Five.

Plenty of surprises in store at ASO’s American Music festival

Plenty of surprises in store at ASO’s American Music festival

David Alan Miller, the music director of the Albany Symphony Orchestra, has invited anyone who wants to do some “really exciting listening” to come to the ASO’s American Music Festival: “Songs of the Rolling Earth.” The four-day environmentally themed event, which includes everything from nature walks to various music groups performing 35 pieces by 33 composers and 18 world premieres, might require a schedule calendar.

A man and his music: Remembering Tom Brown

CAPITAL REGION

A man and his music: Remembering Tom Brown

Music was serious business for Tom Brown, but even more it was his love and passion.

It's Elvis everywhere in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE

It's Elvis everywhere in Lake George

The King was in Lake George this weekend, or rather four-dozen kings, all vying for the crown of Best in Show at the 13th annual Lake George Elvis Festival.

Prince's death by opioid overdose is public example of a growing problem

Prince's death by opioid overdose is public example of a growing problem

Prince's death in April was the result of an overdose of opioids, The Associated Press reported on Thursday, citing a law enforcement official.

Fleck, Original Flecktones returning to Egg

Fleck, Original Flecktones returning to Egg

Banjoist Bela Fleck brings hhis original band, the Flecktones, back to The Egg on Wednesday.

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