The Egg Announces Four New Concerts
The Egg in Albany continues to pump up its 2016 concert calendar with four more new shows for the winter/spring season.
Tickets to the newly announced performances are currently available only to members of The Egg and new memberships are currently being accepted for those wishing to taking advantage of the pre-sale. Tickets for the concerts will go on sale to the general public at 11am on Tuesday (December 8).
Here are the details:
STEFON HARRIS & SONIC CREED
Friday, January 29, 8pm
Vibraphone virtuoso and hometown hero Stefon Harris is back with his new jazz ensemble Sonic
Creed to explore the possibilities of the power of improvisational music. Playing marimba and vibes, Stefon will be joined by Elena Pinderhughes (flute), Mike Moreno (guitar), James Francies (piano), Joshua Crumbly (bass) and Jonathan Pinson (drums).
MONTY ALEXANDER & FRANK VIGNOLA
With special guest Caterina Zapponi
Sunday, February 14, 7:30pm
One of the greatest and most high-spirited pianists of all time, Monty Alexander effortlessly bridges the worlds of American jazz, popular song and the sounds of his native Jamaica. He’ll be joined by guitar master Frank Vignola and bassist extraordinaire Hassan “J.J. Wiggins” Shakur, as well as special guest vocalist Caterina Zapponi, who will perform songs from her 2014 album Romantica for this Valentine’s Day concert.
With Dave Mason
Sunday, February 28, 7pm
$34.50. $39.50. $44.50*
A double-bill featuring two classic rock music icons – Leon Russell (“Delta Lady,” “Tightrope,” “Song for You”) and Dave Mason (“Feelin’ Alright,” “Only You and I Know,” “We Just Disagree”).
ENTER THE HAGGIS
With Ghost of Paul Revere
Saturday, March 26, 8pm
Yes, just about a year ago, the Canadian Celtic rockers changed their name from Enter the Haggis to Jubilee Riots. And now they’ve changed their name again – back to Enter the Haggis. With their signature Celtic-rock sound and instrumentation of bagpipes blazing over a powerhouse rhythm section, the band – by whatever name you call them – celebrates their 20th anniversary with their “Cheers and Echoes Tour.”