COMIN’ SOON: New Concert Announcements

By Greg Haymes

Club Helsinki in Hudson is brimming over with new concert announcements this week, including the Adam Ezra Group at 9pm on Friday, May 19 ($15); the Bob Dylan 75th Birthday Show wit Pat O’Shea & Friends at 8pm on Thursday, May 25 ($15); the Jonathan Scales Fourchestra at 8pm on Thursday, June 8 ($15); Gypsy Bed at 8pm on Monday, June 12 ($10); Lady Moon & the Eclipse at 9pm on Friday, June 23 ($TBA); John Paul White (formerly of the Civil Wars) with Lera Lynn at 9pm on Saturday, June 24 ($25 & $35); Brazilian Girls at 8pm on Sunday, June 25 ($25 & $35); Royal Jelly Jive at 9pm on Friday, August 25 ($15); and Eilen Jewell at 8pm on Sunday, September 3 ($20).

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Let it roll! Little Feat is slated to roll into The Egg. Egg roll. Get it? Anyway, tickets go on sale to the general public at 11am on Friday (May 5).

The Cock ‘n Bull Restaurant in Galway welcomes back Woodstock blues-rocker Scott Sharrard at 7pm on Thursday, June 1 ($15). Also new on the C&B concert schedule is Joe K. Walsh & Sweet Loam at 7pm on Thursday, June 15 ($15).

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall welcomes back trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to kick off the fall concert season. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday (May 5).

Led by Rubblebucket lead singer-baritone saxophonist Kalmia Traver, Kalbells are scheduled to make their Greater Nippertown debut at Mouzon House in Saratoga Springs at 9pm on Friday (May 5). And, oh, did we mention that Kalbells also features a couple of Spa City ex-pats – Sarah Pedinotti and Chris Kyle?

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Saratoga Performing Arts Center announced the new SPAC on Stage concert series featuring Black Violin, the Hot Sardines, Time for Three and Tiempo Libre.

Prog rock trio the Stick Men – featuring Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto and Markus Reuter – return to the Van Dyck in Schenectady for shows at 6:30 & 8:30pm on Saturday, August 12. Tickets are $22.50 in advance; $25 at the door.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: John Popper and Blues Traveler are headed to Greater Nippertown to headline the free Schenectady County SummerNight street festival. Local 518 faves Moriah Formica and Lucy round out the Main Stage line-up.

Rik Emmett (of Canadian rockers Triumph) teams up with Dave Dunlop for an acoustic duo performance at the Upper Room in Albany at 8pm on Wednesday, September 6. Tickets are on sale now, priced at $25 & $40.

SOLD OUT: The Killswitch Engage / Anthrax co-headlining concert at the Upstate Music Hall in Clifton Park on Saturday (May 6) is now officially sold out, and no tickets will be available at the door.

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