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.”
Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013
The Parlor, Sgt. Dunbar and the Hobo Banned, Eastbound Jesus and more join headliners Man Man
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Countryfest returned to the outdoors for its 20th anniversary Saturday.
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.