Friday, April 18, 2014
Violinist Hilary Hahn has always gone her own way. It’s a path that has garnered her much success and numerous awards, including two Grammy Awards, for a repertoire that spans almost every age and style.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Two exceptional local singers filled the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Saturday: the earthy, roof-rattling Sean Rowe and the heavenly, ethereal Maryleigh Roohan.
Friday, April 11, 2014
John Rzeznik, the front man for the Goo Goo Dolls, came out alone on Wednesday night at The Egg’s sold-out Hart Theater, sat on a stool with his acoustic guitar and started talking.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The Thursday Musical Club tackled a wide-ranging program Sunday afternoon at the First Reformed Church and probably had as much fun singing the songs as the small crowd did listening.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Best band you haven’t heard? Wussy, the Cincinnati quintet that rocked The Low Beat on Monday.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
The superb ensemble playing of Trio Solisti on Sunday afternoon at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall as part of the 117th season of the Troy Chromatic Concerts was further invigorated by an unusual program of choice selections.
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Steve Earle and Shawn Colvin came out quickly Thursday night at a mostly full Troy Music Hall to sing the traditional “Wake up Little Susie.”
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys of the Cathedral of All Saints performed some of the most treasured masterpieces of the choral liturgy Tuesday night before a large crowd.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Instantly recognizable guitar sound? Check. Steam-punk instrument-bots? Check. Fresh songs? Check. Four ace collaborators? Double-check! Pat Metheny packed the whole deal onto Proctors Mainstage Thursday.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Singer-songwriter Jonathan Richman, who will probably never outlive his Modern Lovers fame, played a personal, partly hilarious and partly intellectual show Monday night at the region’s newest music venue The Low Beat, which opened last month.
Friday, March 7, 2014
The compelling concert Rosanne Cash uncorked at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Wednesday belied Thomas Wolfe’s warning that you can’t go home again.
Monday, Feb. 17, 2014
Jazz singer Jane Monheit’s musical soft spot dates back 60-plus years. So fans do not expect her to break new ground at her shows. But boy, she can still surprise, as she did Sunday night in The Egg’s Swyer Theater.
Friday, Feb. 7, 2014
A large crowd of die-hard guitar fans braved Wednesday’s storm to hear a concert at The Egg by three of the best guitarists around, each with their own specialty. The guitarists -- Sharon Isbin, Stanley Jordan and Romero Lubambo -- mixed things up with solos, duos and even a few trios.
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013
Phish made a triumphant return to the Glens Falls Civic Center on Wednesday. Expectations were sky-high. The show wasn't epic, but it was fun.
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013
After playing a driving version of Bing Crosby’s “There Ain’t No Sweet Man That’s Worth the Salt of My Tears,” with black-and-white video of 1940s dancers on the screen behind her and a full-fledged rock guitar solo, Diana Krall told the crowded Proctors theater Tuesday night, “I don’t know if they would have recognized that song.”