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Piano phenom Joey Alexander headlines Music Haven season
SCHENECTADY

Piano phenom Joey Alexander headlines Music Haven season

Monday, May 18, 2015
The Joey Alexander Trio, led by 11-year-old Indonesian jazz pianist Joey Alexander, will be among the top acts coming to the 2015 Music Haven Concert Series this summer at Schenectady’s Central Park.
 
Review: Musicians, Caffe Lena fans celebrate 55 years
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Review: Musicians, Caffe Lena fans celebrate 55 years

Sunday, May 17, 2015
Review: Caffe Lena celebrated 55 years Saturday night, with a diverse lineup of six acts that performed on the Zankel stage at Skidmore College for 20 minutes each — all regular performers at the Caffe.
 
Review: ASO concludes festival with 'mindbending' works
TROY

Review: ASO concludes festival with 'mindbending' works

Sunday, May 17, 2015
Review: The Albany Symphony Orchestra concluded its three-day American Music Festival Saturday night at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center with what music director David Alan Miller called “mindbending” pieces.
 
Mendelssohn Club honors vets with rousing choral celebration
ALBANY

Mendelssohn Club honors vets with rousing choral celebration

Saturday, May 16, 2015
The Mendelssohn Club’s annual spring concert Friday night at Chancellor’s Hall was a fervently patriotic celebration that honored veterans of all wars. The program covered popular tunes from the Civil War to today.
 
Concerts, festivals and fireworks coming to the Plaza
ALBANY

Concerts, festivals and fireworks coming to the Plaza

Friday, May 15, 2015
Southside Johnny, The Vaccines and Cracker will be performing as part of Summer at the Plaza, the free concert and community event series at the Empire State Plaza.
 
Sawyer Fredericks a little nervous for 'Voice' finale

Sawyer Fredericks a little nervous for 'Voice' finale

Friday, May 15, 2015
Sawyer Fredericks — nervous? Well, maybe a little.
 
Edgar Winter, Blue Oyster Cult coming to Alive at Five
ALBANY

Edgar Winter, Blue Oyster Cult coming to Alive at Five

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Rock, funk, country and bluegrass take the stage this summer in Albany’s free concert series, Alive at Five.
 
All alone, Ed Sheeran wows sold-out TU Center
ALBANY

All alone, Ed Sheeran wows sold-out TU Center

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Wednesday night Ed Sheeran delivered an awesome solo performance with his boundless energy and uncanny natural stage presence. He carried the show as if has been performing for sold-out arenas for decades.
 
Willie Nile at Linda; Lena turns 55

Willie Nile at Linda; Lena turns 55

Thursday, May 14, 2015
When the great Willie Nile started playing here in the early 1980s, he led a band mostly borrowed from Patti Smith, but he has often proved himself since as a solo performer. At WAMC’s the Linda a few years back, he came onstage on crutches after wrecking his knee in a stage jump alongside Bruce Springsteen. He was electrifying anyway. Nile returns to The Linda on Saturday, first full-band gig here in some time by this veteran New York powerhouse.
 
Iconic troubadour Tom Rush returns to Eighth Step
SCHENECTADY

Iconic troubadour Tom Rush returns to Eighth Step

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Tom Rush, called the original singer/songwriter, has influenced generations of musicians.
 
Men's choir creates musical salute to veterans
ALBANY

Men's choir creates musical salute to veterans

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
The Mendelssohn Club's concert Friday, the day before Armed Forces Day, is a salute to all veterans in conflicts as far back as the Civil War.
 
Fredericks reaches finals of ‘The Voice’
AMSTERDAM

Fredericks reaches finals of ‘The Voice’

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
The Montgomery County singer again advanced Tuesday night and will compete in the final round of the show next week. Now, local fans are wondering, could he win the whole thing?
 
Rollicking Oratorio concert a celebration in song
SCOTIA

Rollicking Oratorio concert a celebration in song

Monday, May 11, 2015
Burnt Hills Oratorio Society entertained a capacity crowd at the First Reformed Church of Scotia.
 
Mavis Staples, Wynton Marsalis added to Proctors lineup
SCHENECTADY

Mavis Staples, Wynton Marsalis added to Proctors lineup

Monday, May 11, 2015
Proctors has added dozens of new shows for the fall, winter and spring.
 
Tulips join bands as stars of Albany festival
ALBANY

Tulips join bands as stars of Albany festival

Saturday, May 9, 2015
The 67th annual, two-day Tulip Fest kicked off Saturday on an idyllic spring day, with temperatures in the high 70s, lots of sunshine and a light breeze.
 
 

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