APRIL 7: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History

Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys @ Club Helsinki, 4/7/13 (photo by Tim Livingston)

Photograph of Alejandro Escovedo at Club Helsinki, 4/7/13 by Tim Livingston

It’s Throwback Thursday, so we’re back with another installment of our weekly flashback feature: On This Date in Local 518 Concert History. Check out our round-up of April 7 concerts through the years…

2015: Zappa Plays Zappa @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany
2014: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
2013: Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys @ Club Helsinki, Hudson
2012: The Parlor, Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned, the Red Lions @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2011: Peter Murphy, Jessie Mayer @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2010: The Hold Steady, the Oranges Band @ The Linda, Albany
2009: Keith Pray’s Big Soul Ensemble @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2008: Libera @ The Egg, Albany
2007: Donna the Buffalo @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2006: Michael Buble @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2007: B.B. King, Ernie Williams @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2004: Godsmack, Ill Nino, Dropbox @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2003: David Broza @ UAlbany’s Page Hall, Albany
2002: Nick Brignola @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
2000: Dan Hicks @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1999: Little Jimmy Scott @ Borders Books & Music, Colonie
1998: Bruce Kean @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
1996: Head Popping Through, the Sleavze @ QE2, Albany
1995: Vince Gill, Patty Loveless @ the Knickerbocker Arena, Albany
1994: Tuli Kupferberg @ RPI Chapel + Cultural Center, Troy
1992: Andrew Dice Clay @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
1991: Ani DiFranco, Marc Woodworth @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1990: The Nighthawks @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1989: Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
1988: Das Damen, Killtech @ QE2, Albany
1987: Love Tractor, Factory Village @ QE2, Albany
1986: Joe & Antoinette McKenna @ Old Songs, Guilderland
1968: Ultimate Spinach @ the Aerodrome, Schenectady

  1. Fred says

    I was at the B.B. King and Alejandro Escovedo shows. Both were superb.

  2. james says

    Jimmy Scott at Borders was surreal and unforgettable, but then all his shows were.

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