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Brahms concert shows off stamina, eloquence of Ax

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Pianist Emanuel Ax, a fixture on the international scene, returned Thursday night to the Union College Concert Series after a four-year absence to give a masterful recital.

Hilary Hahn’s passion, versatility displayed at Music Hall

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.

Earthy and ethereal, Rowe and Roohan wow at Hall

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.

Talkative Rzeznik, Goo Goo Dolls in fine, intimate form

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.

Thursday Musical Club delights with range of tones

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.

Wussy delivers rock ’n’ roll joy

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Best band you haven’t heard? Wussy, the Cincinnati quintet that rocked The Low Beat on Monday.

Trio Solisti gives memorable performance at Music Hall

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.

Steve Earle, Shawn Colvin in perfect balance at Music Hall

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.”

Cathedral Choir expertly performs treasured masterpieces

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.

Metheny, band deliver dazzling show at Proctors

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.

Richman alternately funny, poignant at Low Beat

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.

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.

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.

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