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Tedeschi Trucks lead thunderous night of R&B at SPAC
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Tedeschi Trucks lead thunderous night of R&B at SPAC

Thursday, July 30, 2015
The 12-piece Tedeschi Trucks Band expanded to 21 players and singers for thunderous, joyful encores Wednesday at Saratoga, including most members of opening acts Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings and Doyle Bramhall II
 
SCHENECTADY

Today's Jazz on Jay moved to indoor site

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Today's Jazz on Jay concert has been moved to its indoor rain location, the Wright Family Atrium at Proctors.
 
Philadelphia Orchestra concertmaster promises ‘killer season’ at SPAC

Philadelphia Orchestra concertmaster promises ‘killer season’ at SPAC

Thursday, July 30, 2015
The Philadelphia Orchestra opens its season on Wednesday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, and no one is more excited than its concertmaster, David Kim.
 
Lamb of God ready to challenge Slipknot
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Lamb of God ready to challenge Slipknot

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Hard-rocking heavy metalists Lamb of God will open for Slipknot, the famous band of mask-wearing maniacs, on Friday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
 
Folk duo Magpie helps celelebrate legacy of Joe Hill

Folk duo Magpie helps celelebrate legacy of Joe Hill

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The Joe Hill 100 Roadshow, a nationwide tour featuring dozens of performers honoring the life, music and work of labor icon Joe Hill, will be at Eighth Step at Proctors Thursday night.
 
Cassics to covers, Heart keeps fans at Palace excited
ALBANY

Cassics to covers, Heart keeps fans at Palace excited

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
After all these years Heart doesn't usually try to do anything new — but this show had a surprise at the end.
 
Fun-loving Brad Paisley gets in some serious riffs

Fun-loving Brad Paisley gets in some serious riffs

Monday, July 27, 2015
Brad Paisley is one of country music’s biggest stars. He’s also its biggest jokester, known for campy videos and a mischievous nature.
 

A week filled with new music at Tanglewood

Sunday, July 26, 2015
LENOX, Mass. — To honor its 75th anniversary, Tanglewood Music Center broke the bank, commissioning a whopping 32 pieces to be threaded through its summer concerts.
 
Summer concerts have it all -- for free
CAPITAL REGION

Summer concerts have it all -- for free

Friday, July 24, 2015
If you’re looking for entertainment and your wallet is feeling a bit thin, summer is the time for you. You could go to a free concert almost every night of the week, and most nights have your pick of shows. Country music? Zydeco? The best ngoni player in West Africa?
 
Def Leppard bringing triple-threat tour to SPAC
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Def Leppard bringing triple-threat tour to SPAC

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Def Leppard, with Styx and Tesla, are on a "triple-threat tour" and will play the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Friday, July 24.
 
Steeleye Span brings updated folk sound to Music Haven
SCHENECTADY

Steeleye Span brings updated folk sound to Music Haven

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Thirty-eight years and 25 studio albums after it was founded, Steeleye Span is still on the road and on the stage. An ambitious summer tour that has already taken the band through Canada will stop at Schenectady on Sunday for a gig in Central Park and the Music Haven Concert Series.
 
Rival Galaxies ready for first Alive at Five gig
NISKAYUNA

Rival Galaxies ready for first Alive at Five gig

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Rival Galaxies’ introduction into the Alive at Five lineup is a natural next step for a band whose local name recognition has been growing steadily since forming in 2012
 
Watson provides rowdy, fun-filled night
ALBANY

Watson provides rowdy, fun-filled night

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Dale Watson’s “Ameripolitan” country music came to WAMC’s The Linda Monday night to a packed, standing-room only audience.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Opera sheds light on wounds of war

Monday, July 13, 2015
"The Long Walk," a two-act opera, which had its world premiere Friday night at the Spa Little Theatre, is based on Brian Castner’s 2012 memoir of the same name. Castner served in Iraq as the explosive ordnance disposal unit captain and this book was written after he’d been home for at least two years.
 
BSO's opening weekend at Tanglewood offers classics, surprises
LENOX, Mass.

BSO's opening weekend at Tanglewood offers classics, surprises

Monday, July 13, 2015
There have been musical activities at Tanglewood for a couple of weeks now, but this past weekend was the true opening of what the Berkshire Mountains estate is famous for: three Boston Symphony Orchestra concerts with renowned soloists and classical repertory.
 
 

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