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Peter, Paul and Mary’s music was inspiration for All-She-Wrote

Peter, Paul and Mary’s music was inspiration for All-She-Wrote

Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
Twelve years ago, Peter, Paul and Mary’s version of the traditional song “Polly Von” ended up changing the lives of local folk musicians Gloria Jean, David LaPlante and Stephen Pounds.
 
Charmboy members love mixing it up

Charmboy members love mixing it up

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013
The three members of Albany’s hard-rocking Charmboy certainly get around on the local music scene. In the past few years, the trio has become something of a go-to group for singer-songwriters looking to beef up their sound.
 
Reception set for Art Society exhibit
SCHENECTADY

Reception set for Art Society exhibit

Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013
The Moon & River Café will hold a second reception for the Schenectady Art Society exhibit Friday night to coincide with the return of Art Night to Schenectady.
 
Society High to play at soon-to-close club
ALBANY

Society High to play at soon-to-close club

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013
Paul Sacchetti, founding guitarist of Schenectady rap-metal outfit Dead-Lift, has had to scale back his rock ’n’ roll dreams over the course of the band’s 10-year history.
 
Man Man to put spotlight on new songs at festival
TROY

Man Man to put spotlight on new songs at festival

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013
Man Man will headline the second day of the fourth annual Restoration Festival, which runs Friday and Saturday and is once again being put on by local musicians collective the B3nson Recording Co.
 

Hand Habits find success on road

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013
Tonight, the band Hand Habits is part of the lineup for “Sammyfest” at Putnam Den, also featuring Skeletons in the Piano, William Hale, Kite Persons, Neutron Rats and Eternal Crimes. The event is a benefit for local musician Samuel Yager
 
Reorganized Dead-Lift happy to perform

Reorganized Dead-Lift happy to perform

Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013
Paul Sacchetti, founding guitarist of Schenectady rap-metal outfit Dead-Lift, has had to scale back his rock ’n’ roll dreams over the course of the band’s 10-year history.
 
Statik boosts hip-hop musicians
ALBANY

Statik boosts hip-hop musicians

Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013
After over two decades in music, Sev Statik is interested in giving the local hip-hop scene exposure and support.
 
Stockade Kids won’t label music
SCHENECTADY

Stockade Kids won’t label music

Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013
On first listen, Stockade Kids’ debut album “Wax Wings” could easily be considered a hip-hop album.
 
San Cisco having serious fun on tour

San Cisco having serious fun on tour

Thursday, July 18, 2013
This week San Cisco’s first full-length, self-titled album hit U.S. stores to coincide with a U.S. tour, which runs through mid-August. On Friday night, the band will play Upstate Concert Hall, opening for Youngblood Hawke.
 
Stone Thoreaus musicians inspired by acoustic instruments

Stone Thoreaus musicians inspired by acoustic instruments

Thursday, July 11, 2013
John Eisler is not a drummer, and Robert K. Stern is not an electric guitarist. But when the two principal songwriters of local folk group The Stone Thoreaus met a few years ago, that’s what they initially tried to be.
 
Live in the Clubs: Blues Explosion found way back to form following layoff

Live in the Clubs: Blues Explosion found way back to form following layoff

Thursday, July 4, 2013
When The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion began playing shows again in 2008 after a three-year layoff, frontman Spencer had more than a few doubts.
 
Everest Rising gets diverse listeners

Everest Rising gets diverse listeners

Thursday, June 27, 2013
Everest Rising has proven to be more fulfilling for its four members than any of their previous musical projects, both creatively and commercially.
 
Airborne Toxic Event develops songs while performing on stage

Airborne Toxic Event develops songs while performing on stage

Thursday, June 20, 2013
Watching The Airborne Toxic Event perform live is always a much different experience than listening to one of its studio albums.
 
ALBANY

Agnostic Front’s Miret puts family first

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Family has always been the most important thing to Agnostic Front vocalist Roger Miret.
 
 

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