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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.

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.”

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

At Countryfest, 15,000 savor the music outside

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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