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Summer winding down, but music still aplenty
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Summer winding down, but music still aplenty

Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014
If you’re craving a full day of local music, head over to Troy today for Day 2 of the Restoration Festival.
 

Blithe spirits romp through fast-paced ‘Figaro’ production

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
Hubbard Hall Opera Theatre’s production of Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” is a hit. Artistic director Alix Jones has once again gathered an ensemble of singers, who nail every aria and act with a convincing naturalness.
 
BETHEL

Woodstock 45th anniversary events set for weekend

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Events are being held this weekend in the upstate New York town that hosted the original Woodstock festival 45 years ago.
 
Browne performs pared-down songs alone

Browne performs pared-down songs alone

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Jackson Browne has been singing his songs with less and less help. When he performed in the early 1970s at the RPI Fieldhouse, he had a seven-piece band. When he hits the Palace Theatre tonight, he’ll perform solo.
 
Orchestra to present premiere of ‘Secret Songs of Women’
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Orchestra to present premiere of ‘Secret Songs of Women’

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
The Philadelphia Orchestra, led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, will present the New York premiere of composer Tan Dun’s “Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women” at 8 p.m. on Friday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
 
Fans the big winner as Lil Wayne, Drake duel at SPAC
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Fans the big winner as Lil Wayne, Drake duel at SPAC

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Rap battles where emcees compete over verses – and trade insults – go back to the dawn of hip-hop. Rap heavyweights Drake and Lil Wayne took the concept to a new level Tuesday night when they brought their interactive, highly orchestrated Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
 
ALBANY

Eddie Money, Food Fest to move indoors

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Eddie Money and the annual New York State Food Festival moved indoors to the Empire State Plaza Convention Center because of the threat of stormy weather.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Kings of Leon tour canceled for 2 weeks

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Because of an injury that Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill sustained over the weekend in a tour bus accident, the band will cancel all shows over the next two weeks. Followill is on doctor’s orders to rest before the band can continue Mechanical Bull Tour.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Kings of Leon concert postponed because of accident

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
Due to an accident on their tour bus, Kings of Leon has postponed tonight's show at Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
 
CAMBRIDGE

Review: Music from Salem ends 28th season in excellent style

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
Review: Music from Salem closed its 28th season Saturday night with an excellently played program that also included a premiere.
 
Love shines on Ma, Slatkin, Ax at Tanglewood events
LENOX, Mass.

Love shines on Ma, Slatkin, Ax at Tanglewood events

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
Tanglewood’s orchestral and chamber music programs amounted to expressions of love on Thursday and Friday.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Denk, Ma add to compelling Philadelphia Orchestra performances

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
There’s nothing like hearing the Philadelphia Orchestra live at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. And when the programs are compelling, the soloists are fabulous and all are under a charismatic conductor like Bramwell Tovey, there’s no better way to spend an evening.
 

Sheila E. pumps out the tunes at rainy Alive at 5 concert

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014
Thursday's rain didn’t deter Sheila E. either, whose aggressive ’80s dance music can power through the worst of venues.
 
Dobro master Jerry Douglas goes from valued sideperson to star

Dobro master Jerry Douglas goes from valued sideperson to star

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
A number of sidemen (sorry, sidepersons), the indispensable, often unknown players who toil behind the stars, will be performing with their own bands in the area this weekend.
 
Lincoln Center chamber group to debut at SPAC
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Lincoln Center chamber group to debut at SPAC

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
For the first time in the history of the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, an internationally known chamber music organization will make the Spa Little Theatre its home.
 
 

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