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We will never see another like David Bowie

We will never see another like David Bowie

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016
“Everybody knows me now” — from “Lazarus” on the late, great David Bowie’s album “Blackstar,” released last Friday, his 69th birthday.
Yes, everybody knows Bowie now: pop’s British-born, innovative/transgressive, sequentially self-reinventing chameleon, the avatar of music as spectacle and ch-ch-changes for their own vivid, exciting sake.
 
Musical tribute to Cole Porter celebrates 100 years
SCHENECTADY

Musical tribute to Cole Porter celebrates 100 years

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016
For pianist Lincoln Mayorga, researching Cole Porter and getting to know the man has been almost as much fun as playing his music.
 
Darlingside’s sound matches its singular name

Darlingside’s sound matches its singular name

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016
Indie-folk band Darlingside just finished touring with Patty Griffin. The band plays Caffè Lena in Saratoga Springs on Friday, and the show is sold out. The guys are at Club Helsinki in Hudson tonight.
 
Guster coming to Clifton Park Thursday
CLIFTON PARK

Guster coming to Clifton Park Thursday

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016
Now family men, Guster band members still willing to "get weird."
 
Local musicians reflect on David Bowie's influence
CAPITAL REGION

Local musicians reflect on David Bowie's influence

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016
When David Bowie released “Blackstar” on his birthday on Friday, many listeners struggled to interpret the lyrics, not sure how to analyze the composition of his latest album. It all made more sense after he died this weekend.
 

Styx to perform at Palace next month

Monday, Jan. 11, 2016
Concert set for Feb. 18, with tickets going on sale Friday.
 

Schenectady Symphony, Eisele delight Proctors crowd

Monday, Jan. 11, 2016
The Schenectady Symphony Orchestra was in fine form Sunday afternoon at Proctors with a concert that featured a program of lovely melodic pieces and the Capital Region professional debut of pianist Joseph Eisele.
 
COHOES

Tim Reynolds gives endearing, quirky solo show in Cohoes

Monday, Jan. 11, 2016
Tim Reynolds played the Cohoes Music Hall on Saturday night, alone, with his acoustic guitar — actually two acoustic guitars — and a small collection of electronic gadgetry that he used through the night.
 
Skidmore pianist to perform with Schenectady Symphony
SCHENECTADY

Skidmore pianist to perform with Schenectady Symphony

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016
Pianist Joseph Eisele, a junior at Skidmore College, will debut on Sunday with the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra.
 
Coachella lands 2 big reunions: Guns N’ Roses and LCD Soundsystem

Coachella lands 2 big reunions: Guns N’ Roses and LCD Soundsystem

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016
Living up to its tradition as the premier forum for rock ’n’ roll reunions, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will host at least two of them in 2016: Guns N’ Roses — a gigantic get — and LCD Soundsystem.
 
Kyle Carey takes ‘Gaelic Americana’ sound to Lena
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Kyle Carey takes ‘Gaelic Americana’ sound to Lena

Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015
Skidmore grad Kyle Carey did some of her studying at Caffe Lena.
 
Skeeter Creek set to stomp in New Year at Proctors
SCHENECTADY

Skeeter Creek set to stomp in New Year at Proctors

Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015
Local country band Skeeter Creek playing New Year's Eve show at Proctors GE.
 
moe. ringing in the New Year — twice
ALBANY

moe. ringing in the New Year — twice

Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015
Drummer Vinny Amico said specials and surprises will be included in the moe. holiday shows.
 
Brotherly harmonies warm Gibsons’ concert
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Brotherly harmonies warm Gibsons’ concert

Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015
Many of the Gibson Brothers’ best songs are imbued with a rural ethic that was forged in the stony farm fields of Clinton County.
 
Motorhead frontman, rock icon 'Lemmy' Kilmister dead at 70
LOS ANGELES

Motorhead frontman, rock icon 'Lemmy' Kilmister dead at 70

Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015
Lanky and long-haired, with mutton chops and moles, Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister looked and lived like a hard-rock hero. He founded Motorhead in 1975, and continued recording and touring with the band until his death.
 
 

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