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Sawyer Fredericks added to bill for Summer Jam
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Sawyer Fredericks added to bill for Summer Jam

Friday, May 29, 2015
National television sensation and Montgomery County resident Sawyer Fredericks will perform next Saturday at the FLY92.3 Summer Jam 2015.
 
Orleans opens outdoor show season

Orleans opens outdoor show season

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Aside from wacky weather, we know the seasons are turning just by the shows happening now. The first free outdoor show of the season features Orleans — yeah, those 1970s hit-making pop-rockers — on Wednesday at the Empire State Plaza.
 
Site owner challenges denial of Camp Bisco permit
DUANESBURG

Site owner challenges denial of Camp Bisco permit

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The owner of Indian Lookout Country Club is asking a judge to reverse Schenectady County’s decision not to grant him a mass gathering permit to host Camp Bisco, even though the three-day music festival headlined by The Disco Biscuits already has a new location in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
Lady Antebellum set to open SPAC summer season
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Lady Antebellum set to open SPAC summer season

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Lady Antebellum’s country powerhouse lands at the Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center on Sunday , with Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood in town for a 7 p.m. show. Opening will be Hunter Hayes and Sam Hunt.
 
Review: Carlile takes Palace crowd on electrifying 2-hour ride
ALBANY

Review: Carlile takes Palace crowd on electrifying 2-hour ride

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Review: It takes some gumption to start a show with your most recognized song, but Brandi Carlile has plenty of that. It’s what made her performance so thrilling at the Palace on Saturday night.
 
ALBANY

Music review: Isbell nixes stereotype of South’s music

Saturday, May 23, 2015
This was no “Sweet Home Alabama” to some sentimentalized Southland.
 
ALBANY

Ex-Drive-By Trucker delivers hard-edged music about rusting rural America

Saturday, May 23, 2015
This was no “Sweet Home Alabama” to some sentimentalized southland. On Friday at The Egg, Alabama-born ex-Drive-By Trucker Jason Isbell instead made hard-edged, clear-eyed music about rusting, half-abandoned rural America – bypassed by the interstates, by progress and by recovery – where frayed finances fracture families into shards of drugs and violence. Collecting those shards into a mirror, he sang an image of desperation; and it was beautiful.
 
Here comes summer: Our picks for the best in the arts

Here comes summer: Our picks for the best in the arts

Friday, May 22, 2015
Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and the calendar is crammed with theater, music, dance and art shows. The Gazette’s arts writers have pored over the calendar, and chosen a few highlights. Here’s what they say you shouldn’t miss.
 
Bluegrass to groove pop: Summer music in Ballston Spa

Bluegrass to groove pop: Summer music in Ballston Spa

Thursday, May 21, 2015
The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association will begin its free concert series on June 25 with a performance by the country band Aged in the Hills at Wiswall Park on Front St.
 
Buffy Sainte-Marie remains powerful talent

Buffy Sainte-Marie remains powerful talent

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Since folk singer Buffy Sainte-Marie played the first great singer-songwriter show I ever saw, near Buffalo in 1965, she’s learned and grown. Musically she has developed a jazz-blues feel in songs with bounce or swing; she can lead a band and fit her voice and songs within one. She brings those strengths and more on Saturday to the Eighth Step at Proctors GE Theatre (432 State St., Schenectady), demonstrating a “new math” of talent multiplying itself.
 
Brandi Carlile says rock has sense of recklessness
ALBANY

Brandi Carlile says rock has sense of recklessness

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Brandi Carlile, who released her latest album, “The Firewatcher’s Daughter,” in March, will be at Albany’s Palace Theatre on Saturday.
 
Former Yankee great Bernie Williams to play (guitar) in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY

Former Yankee great Bernie Williams to play (guitar) in Schenectady

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A former Yankee great who pinch hits as a Latin Grammy-nominated jazz guitarist will headline SummerNight in Schenectady this summer.
 
Sawyer Fredericks is 'The Voice'
AMSTERDAM

Sawyer Fredericks is 'The Voice'

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Sawyer Fredericks, the 16-year-old from a farm in the town of Glen, won NBC’s singing competition “The Voice” on Tuesday night after garnering the attention of the entire region for the last several months and becoming a national celebrity in the process.
 
Sawyer Fredericks talks about the life-changing experience

Sawyer Fredericks talks about the life-changing experience

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Sawyer Fredericks already has the look. Tonight, he may have “The Voice.”
 
'The Voice' finale: What you need to know

'The Voice' finale: What you need to know

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
All the information you need to follow the season finale of "The Voice."
 
 

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