Sunday, June 2, 2013
The Albany Symphony Orchestra presented an entire evening of music by American composers Saturday as the final offering of its annual American Music Festival at the Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center.
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Kendrick Lamar’s headlining show at Washington Avenue Armory on Thursday night was a hot one — literally.
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Thankfully, the only thing chilly about Dave Matthews Band’s Saturday show at Saratoga Performing Arts Center was the weather.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
If Dougie MacLean was having as bad of a day as he explained he was before he kicked off the first of two sets Tuesday night at the GE Theatre at Proctors, he certainly turned it around during his performance.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
NRBQ gave the packed Ale House no choice: You had to dance. Then there was the beat, NRBQ’s patented power-glide bop that cooked rock, rockabilly, blues, zydeco, hard or sweet country and jazz.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Violinist Jesse Mills, cellist Raman Ramakrishnan, and pianist Rieko Aizawa have known each other for years, but two years ago they made their friendship official by founding the Horszowski Trio.
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013
There’s a good reason why Heart is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee this year — and why the band can still pack a room like Proctors to the gills, as they did Wednesday night and her name is Ann Wilson.
Monday, Sept. 17, 2012
Florence + the Machine keep SPAC crowd on its feet in atmospheric, high-energy show.
Friday, Sept. 14, 2012
A big crowd greeted the Tom Harrell Quintet at A Place for Jazz on Friday as the trumpeter led his group through a hard-swinging start to the 26th season.
Monday, Sept. 10, 2012
Musicians of Ma'alwyck pay tribute to Jewish composers in performance at Schenectady Jewish Community Center.
Monday, Sept. 10, 2012
Wynantskill singer-songwriter Sean Rowe shows why he is received national acclaim in full-force performance at Valentine's.
Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012
The Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival provided solid entertainment despite being shortened by storms.
Monday, Aug. 27, 2012
Tanglewood’s closing weekend reflected the season: Pops concert (mostly Gershwin), seldom-heard work (Falla’s opera, “La vida breve”) and the traditional concert of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony (after a commissioned curtain-raiser) with Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos leading the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus.
Monday, Aug. 20, 2012
Toby Keith and his band have a spirited time with songs with themes of drinking and patriotism.
Friday, Aug. 17, 2012
Together, singer-songwriters Lucinda Williams and John Prine gave a bonanza of beautiful stories, images, characters and songs.