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MacMaster, Leahy will unveil more modern sound at The Egg

MacMaster, Leahy will unveil more modern sound at The Egg

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
Fiddlers Natalie MacMaster and her husband, Donnell Leahy, are planning to give a powerhouse show on Wednesday, when they perform “Visions from Cape Breton and Beyond” at The Egg in Albany.
 
Eck to celebrate music of Woody Guthrie
ALBANY

Eck to celebrate music of Woody Guthrie

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
Musician and writer Michael Eck will share the music and story of Woody Guthrie Friday night at WAMC’s The Linda.
 
Vanilla Ice charged with burglary in Florida

Vanilla Ice charged with burglary in Florida

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015
Vanilla Ice has been charged with breaking into and stealing from an abandoned home that is in foreclosure in Florida.
 
ASO to kick off next season with Emanuel Ax
ALBANY

ASO to kick off next season with Emanuel Ax

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015
Emanuel Ax will perform with the Albany Symphony Orchestra in the 2015-16 season, and Maestro David Alan Miller couldn't be happier.
 
Zorman’s flawless technique displayed at Union concert
SCHENECTADY

Zorman’s flawless technique displayed at Union concert

Monday, Feb. 16, 2015
Violinist Itamar Zorman's effortless brilliance, natural versatility, and sensitive artistry easily enticed the audience to listen. His pianist, Kwan Yi, provided superb assistance
 
'It's My Party' singer-songwriter Lesley Gore dies at 68
NEW YORK

'It's My Party' singer-songwriter Lesley Gore dies at 68

Monday, Feb. 16, 2015
Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 at age 16 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry," and the feminist anthem "You Don't Own Me," died Monday. She was 68.
 
ALBANY

French jazz singer Aimee jazzes up Egg

Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015
French jazz singer Cyrille Aimee and her quartet played a wonderful, classy jazz concert Friday night at The Egg’s Swyer Theater.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Monk premieres atmospheric work at Zankel Center

Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015
Ensemble ACJW gave its 16th concert Friday night at Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center. What made it a special occasion was the world premiere of Meredith Monk’s new piece, which she wrote for the group as this year’s Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair at Carnegie Hall.
 

Young violinist, pianist to perform in Union College series

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015
Stellar careers are not made overnight, but two young musicians have already made a grand start and both will perform as part of the Union College Concert Series.
 
Glen David Andrews near the top of Big Easy musicians’ family tree

Glen David Andrews near the top of Big Easy musicians’ family tree

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
Glen David Andrews would fill plenty of space in any New Orleans musicians’ family tree. You can hear family when he blasts the mic at the Parish Public House (388 Broadway, Albany) on Sunday with trombone or voice.
 
Monk work to premiere at Skidmore
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Monk work to premiere at Skidmore

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
Meredith Monk, composer, singer, choreographer, creator of operas, music-theater works and films, will premiere her first small instrumental piece Friday with Ensemble ACJW at Zankel Music Center.
 
Vocalist Aimée to bring gypsy spirit to Egg
ALBANY

Vocalist Aimée to bring gypsy spirit to Egg

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
Award-winning French vocalist Cyrilly Aimée planning a night of classic and contemporary standards at The Egg on Friday.
 
Ed Sheeran to stop in Albany in May

Ed Sheeran to stop in Albany in May

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015
British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is coming to Albany this May.
 
ALBANY

Review: Area bands celebrate indie music, WEXT

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Review: Holly Taormina shouted into the mic halfway through her 30-minute set, “If you want something done, you got to do it yourself.” Perhaps that was the theme of the Indie Fest show Saturday night at the Linda, a fundraiser for WEXT radio and the Columbia Arts Team.
 
ALBANY

Review: Wynn, Barone return to fertile underground rock scene of ’80s

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Review: The Low Beat double-bill of Steve Wynn, formerly of Dream Syndicate, and Richard Barone, the former frontman for the Bongos, brought together two architects of that fertile, if criminally unheralded, ‘80s underground rock scene.
 
 

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