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TROY

Rosanne Cash at times bluesy, tender in Music Hall triumph

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.
 
Monheit at emotional best in Egg concert

Monheit at emotional best in Egg concert

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.
 
ALBANY

Trio of guitarists mix things up for delightful evening of music

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.
 
For Phish phans, show is a treat but hardly spectacular

For Phish phans, show is a treat but hardly spectacular

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.
 
SCHENECTADY

Review: Krall gives modern sound to timeless tunes at Proctors

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.”
 
TROY

Full lineup of Rest Fest announced

Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013
The Parlor, Sgt. Dunbar and the Hobo Banned, Eastbound Jesus and more join headliners Man Man
 
At Countryfest, 15,000 savor the music outside
SCHAGHTICOKE

At Countryfest, 15,000 savor the music outside

Sunday, July 14, 2013
Countryfest returned to the outdoors for its 20th anniversary Saturday.
 
TROY

An all-American show for the Albany Symphony Orchestra

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.
 
ALBANY

Armory crowd has hot time with rap star Lamar

Saturday, June 1, 2013
Kendrick Lamar’s headlining show at Washington Avenue Armory on Thursday night was a hot one — literally.
 
Despite cold, hot evening by DMB
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Despite cold, hot evening by DMB

Sunday, May 26, 2013
Thankfully, the only thing chilly about Dave Matthews Band’s Saturday show at Saratoga Performing Arts Center was the weather.
 
SCHENECTADY

Review: MacLean, audience team for intimate show

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.
 
TROY

NRBQ does it all in high-powered show at Ale House

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.
 
TROY

Horszowski Trio debut fine in series finale

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.
 
Review: Hall of Fame inductee Heart soars on powerful vocals
SCHENECTADY

Review: Hall of Fame inductee Heart soars on powerful vocals

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.
 
Florence + the machine energize SPAC crowd on cool night (with photo gallery)
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Florence + the machine energize SPAC crowd on cool night (with photo gallery)

Monday, Sept. 17, 2012
Florence + the Machine keep SPAC crowd on its feet in atmospheric, high-energy show.
 
 

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