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Duo Dmitri, Mendilow slate local concerts

Duo Dmitri, Mendilow slate local concerts

Two concerts next week have a Jewish connection. Duo Dmitri, a Russian flute and piano duo, will perform Wednesday and the Guy Mendilow Ensemble will perform Thursday.

Ellis Marsalis Quintet heads Albany jazz lineup

Ellis Marsalis Quintet heads Albany jazz lineup

The Albany City Jazz Festival returns this Saturday. In the past 15 years, Albany has presented its jazz festival in Washington Park and what’s now called Jennings Landing on the Hudson; construction there has moved the fest back to Washington Park on Saturday. The rain site is the Corning Preserve under I-787 (Water and Colonie streets), and the lineup combines local heroes and national stars.

New album making a splash for Fort Plain siblings

New album making a splash for Fort Plain siblings

Jocelyn and Chris Arndt, Fort Plain siblings who have been active in the music scene for years, had some good news recently - their newly released album, "Edges," is getting some serious attention.

Zac Brown Band does escapism well at SPAC

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Zac Brown Band does escapism well at SPAC

It was a good evening for positive vibes from the Zac Brown Band at SPAC, with clear skies, a pleasant temperature and a large but seemingly well-behaved audience. “It’s a beautiful night,” Brown said more than once from the stage.

Teen's 2-minute video wins $25k Taco Bell award

Teen's 2-minute video wins $25k Taco Bell award

Paige Aleah Kosinski is taking notes at Belmont University. She’s probably going to play a few, too.

Military performance to punctuate area band music season

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Military performance to punctuate area band music season

Saratoga County will mark the unofficial end of summer with a military band concert on Monday, celebrating armed services personnel while also promoting programs that aid veterans.

Maroon 5 reschedules TU Center show

Maroon 5 reschedules TU Center show

Maroon 5's Sept. 21 concert at Albany's Times Union Center has been rescheduled for March 7, 2017.

Robert Cray to open blues-filled Egg series

Robert Cray to open blues-filled Egg series

The Egg rocks four blues shows this month. And who better to launch the string than Robert Cray? The guitarist/singer who put the blues back on the charts, the Zelig of the blues who played with everybody, everywhere; returns to The Egg on Friday.

Gals Who Play Jazz close summer series

Gals Who Play Jazz close summer series

The final 2016 concert in the free Jazz on Jay series will feature the Gals Who Play Jazz from noon to 1:30 p.m. today on the Jay Street pedestrian mall.

Parmalee heads Music Fest lineup at Fonda Fair

Parmalee heads Music Fest lineup at Fonda Fair

When Montgomery County farmers got together and created the Fonda Fair back in 1842, it was all about agriculture. The fair has added a few things since.

R & B singer R. Kelly to make stop at the Palace

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R & B singer R. Kelly to make stop at the Palace

Controversial R & B singer R. Kelly will be making a stop at the Palace on The Buffet Tour on September 29, the theater has announced.

Zac Brown Band's popularity keeps growing

Zac Brown Band's popularity keeps growing

The Zac Brown Band plays an end-of-summer concert at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Saturday, part of the guys’ “Black Out the Sun” tour.

Vermont jam band Twiddle to play New Year's Eve show at the Palace

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Vermont jam band Twiddle to play New Year's Eve show at the Palace

Twiddle, a Vermont-based jam band, will be ringing in the New Year at the Palace theater in Albany.

At the VMAs, 'this is fame, bruh!' And not much else.

At the VMAs, 'this is fame, bruh!' And not much else.

Sunday night's VMAs felt no-stakes. A smattering of pop's biggest names gathered inside Madison Square Garden for an evening of on-message performances and mutual congratulations.

Christiana returns home for a good cause

Christiana returns home for a good cause

The Yarnapalooza Charity Concert on Sunday at Centre Street (308 Union St. at Broadway, Schenectady) brings singer-songwriter-guitarist Blake Christiana back to his home town — with his band Yarn.

Mary Chapin Carpenter draws on her emotions

Mary Chapin Carpenter draws on her emotions

Songs with titles like “Map of My Heart” and “Hand On My Back” sound personal. They’re Mary Chapin Carpenter’s songs, from her new album.

Chamber music group returning to Saratoga for 3 more seasons

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center gave its last concert of its third season Tuesday night at the Spa Little Theatre in an all-Russian program.

Chorus outshines soloists in 'Aida' at Tanglewood

Chorus outshines soloists in 'Aida' at Tanglewood

This weekend’s Boston Symphony Orchestra program choices at Tanglewood ranged from glamorous to banal, mega-famous to new, enduring opera to strange sonorities.

Philadelphia Orchestra's final week at SPAC provides passion, fun to huge crowds

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Philadelphia Orchestra's final week at SPAC provides passion, fun to huge crowds

Philadelphia Orchestra music director Yannick Nezet-Seguin promised audiences there would be plenty of passion and fun in the orchestra’s final week at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center - and he delivered.

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Smooth sounds of the '70s dominate Dawes performance at The Egg

Although the Los Angeles band Dawes didn't break any new ground with its '70s tinged performance at The Egg on Saturday, the show was received warmly by a crowd of about 650.

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