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Dave Matthews Band back at SPAC for 28th time
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Dave Matthews Band back at SPAC for 28th time

Saturday, May 31, 2014
As in previous years, Saratoga Spa State Park swarmed with concert-goers before the show, but a wave of heavy thunderstorms muted some of the pre-show revelry that has long characterized Dave Matthews’ performances at SPAC.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Review: Dave Matthews Band right at home on first night at SPAC

Friday, May 30, 2014
The Charlottesville, Virginia, ensemble clearly feels at home among SPAC’s tall pines.
 
Freedom Park group excited for summer concerts
SCOTIA

Freedom Park group excited for summer concerts

Friday, May 30, 2014
Freedom Park in Scotia will once again be hosting an assortment of outdoor summer concerts with musical groups ranging from jazz to country to classical, all free to the public.
 
Saratoga businesses, police ready for annual DMB shows
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga businesses, police ready for annual DMB shows

Friday, May 30, 2014
Dave Matthews Band concerts bring in roughly 25,000 fans per night — a population that fills area hotels, eats at local restaurants and visits bars in downtown Saratoga Springs.
 
Matthews first played SPAC 20 years ago

Matthews first played SPAC 20 years ago

Thursday, May 29, 2014
When the Dave Matthews Band played Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Blues Traveler’s H.O.R.D.E. tour 20 years ago, who knew they’d still be coming back to fill the place year after year and night after night?
 
Tour brings popular Irish group Celtic Woman to the Palace

Tour brings popular Irish group Celtic Woman to the Palace

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Lynn Hilary, one of the four featured performers in the Irish outfit Celtic Woman, loves getting into that trance-like moment on stage.
 
Organist Hale to enhance concert with choirs, art

Organist Hale to enhance concert with choirs, art

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Susan B. Hale will perform “He’s Coming Back,” a religiously based concert using some of Hale’s own compositions, at 8 Friday night at the First Reformed Church in Schenectady.
 
Arts Summer Preview/Popular Music: McCartney in Albany

Arts Summer Preview/Popular Music: McCartney in Albany

Sunday, May 25, 2014
Paul McCartney and Beck highlight the summer calendar of popular music events.
 

Arts Summer Preview/Classical Music: 3 great operas on tap

Sunday, May 25, 2014
A writer's picks for highlights on the summer classical music scene.
 

Arts Summer Preview/Jazz: Strong lineup at the Van Dyck

Sunday, May 25, 2014
Some jazz shows you might not want to miss this summer, plus a full calendar of events.
 
Tribute artists share their affinity for The King with fans
CAPITAL REGION

Tribute artists share their affinity for The King with fans

Sunday, May 25, 2014
The Capital Region has quite a collection of Elvis Presley tribute artists who regularly perform in local venues.
 
Forsyth to play a few Cajun tunes at folk festival

Forsyth to play a few Cajun tunes at folk festival

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Jazz is boss in New Orleans. That puts folk singer Gina Forsyth in the musical minority.
 
Nile compelling; Santana, Stewart on tap

Nile compelling; Santana, Stewart on tap

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Many of those attending Willie Nile's show at WAMC’s The Linda last Saturday considered the performance to be even better than the one by Bruce Springsteen at the Times Union Center.
 
ALBANY

Review: Mendelssohn Club closes out season masterfully

Sunday, May 18, 2014
The Mendelssohn Club closed its 105th concert season Friday night at Chancellor’s Hall with an entertaining program that was expertly prepared.
 
SCHENECTADY

Review: Confident Legend lives up to name at Proctors

Sunday, May 18, 2014
This was the “All of Me” tour, and it was all about John Legend, song after song, story after story. And for most in the packed theater, two hours was not enough.
 
 

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