CARS HOMES JOBS
 
Review: EWF provides hot night, big contrast at Jazz Fest
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Review: EWF provides hot night, big contrast at Jazz Fest

Sunday, June 29, 2014
Review: The two-day 37th Annual Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival opened Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, casting its usual wide net of categories like most jazz festivals, featuring blues guitar, soul singing, and straight-up pop with its headline Earth Wind & Fire.
 
Treasured outdoor concert hall: Music Haven a summer institution

Treasured outdoor concert hall: Music Haven a summer institution

Friday, June 27, 2014
Some people visit Schenectady’s Central Park for the roses. Others come for the giant swimming pool. People like Mona Golub and Betsy Sandberg come for the music.
 
Bassist Holland brings years of playing — and listening — to Jazz Fest

Bassist Holland brings years of playing — and listening — to Jazz Fest

Thursday, June 26, 2014
"Any band I put together starts with the players and starts also with an idea,” said jazz bassist Dave Holland, who leads Prism on Sunday at Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival at Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Review: Opera Saratoga treats fans to 2 fabulous works

Sunday, June 22, 2014
Review: This weekend, opera lovers filled the Spa Little Theatre to see Opera Saratoga’s two fabulous offerings for the season.
 
ALBANY

Review: Martin mixes music, comedy at Palace show

Saturday, June 21, 2014
Bluegrass music may not be the first thing that comes to mind when considering the career of Steve Martin, but the actor and stand-up comedian has made banjo playing a staple of his comedy since the ’70s.
 

Seagle Colony to offer Broadway musicals, operas

Saturday, June 21, 2014
The Seagle Music Colony is gearing up for its 100th year celebration next year, but this summer’s offerings will have all the excitement audiences have come to expect.
 
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.
 
 

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