Marty Wade organized and promoted rocks shows that featured local bands during the 1960s and '70s Marty owns a scrapbook full of band photos, including bands like The Time Machine, the Invators, the Belvederes, the Echoes or bunches of others.
The first White Stripes: Fashionably pink and striped, the Chicks strike rock star poses during the summer of 1966.
The Sonic Sound prepare for a soul experience during the mid-1960s.
He's got the beat: Bob Ippolitti of the Belvederes plays the drums during a gig in 1966.
Kids loved the local rock 'n' roll scene in the fall of 1966.
The Hi-Tones - in red and pink - are in tune for a journey to the center of the mind around 1966. From left are Debbie Snook, Joyce Friday, Lauren Clapper and Shelly Borowski.
The Lost Generation? finds its way in 1967.
The Pushers take five during the summer of 1966.
Sharp-dressed boys and girls rocked around the clock in 1967.
"So you want to be a rock and roll star, well listen now, to what I say - just get an electric guitar and take some time and learn how to play!" These guys took the Byrds' advice in 1968
The red coats were coming to the Altamont Fair in 1968. Sorry - we do not know the name of this band! Any rock detectives out there?
Casual dressers and serious rockers Parson Square pose for a publicty photo in 1967.
Looking tough in black and yellow, The Tremulos prepare for a set during the summer of 1966.
The Ravens prepare to take listeners up, up and away in 1966.
Wild things? Of course - what else would you find in The Wilderness?
These guys were in a blue cheer every time they took the stage during the mid-1960s. The Tempered Blues rocked and rolled!
Plaid is rad for The Echoes in 1966.
Janice Bailey of the Belvederes gives music lovers a piece of her heart in 1966. Promoter Marty Wade said the Belvederes were one of the most talented bands he worked with during the '60s.
Musical mavericks? Maybe, but the Invators from Scotia proved string ties that looked good on TV western heroes could also look sharp on rookie rockers!
Time won't let me? Not for these guys - the Centurymen stand ready in 1966.
Janice Bailey belts out a tune with the Belvederes in 1966. Other members of the band included rhythm guitarist Warren Bennett, far left, drummer Bob Ippolitti and lead guitarist Ron Alvaro.
The Renegades are ready to rock in 1966.
No incense, no peppermints, but members of The Time Machine did believe in Nehru jackets at the Altamont Fair in 1968.
The Sensations, from Linton and Niskayuna High Schools, run a sound check in 1966. The musicians later changed their name to the Heathens and cut a record.
The Remains are ready to rock during the summer of 1966.
No white rabbit, just four guys in white turtlenecks and slacks. Revelation's sound included an organ.
Knights in white cotton: Revelation prepares a cloud of sound to drift in the night.