COMIN’ SOON: New Concert Announcements
By Greg Haymes
After going on hiatus in 2013 to pursuing solo careers, the members of Company of Thieves are getting back together for a reunion tour, and they’ll be making a stop at Jupiter Hall in Guilderland at 8pm on Wednesday, September 20. Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the door; $50 VIP.
JJ Grey & Mofro are headed into the Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park on Thursday, October 19. The Commonheart open the show at 8pm. Priced at $25 in advance; $28 at the door, tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday (July 21).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Yes, Robert Fripp leads King Crimson back to The Egg’s Hart Theatre for a two-night stand – 8pm on Wednesday & Thursday, November 8 & 9. Priced at $49.50, $59.50 & $89.50, tickets go on sale to the general public at 11am on Friday (July 21).
Blues guitarslinger Albert Cummings is scheduled to rip it up at the Upper Room in Albany at 7pm on Saturday, November 18. Tickets are $20 & $30.
Tickets go on sale at 10am Friday (July 21) for LA indie pop duo Coast Modern at Albany’s Hollow Bar + Kitchen at 9pm on Saturday, September 23 for your post LarkFest party. Tickets are $10 in advance; $12 at the door.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Oh yeah, Vice President Joe Biden is going to make a stop at Proctors in Schenectady on his book tour for his upcoming memoir, “Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose.” Priced at $75-$150; $300 for meet-and-greet VIP, tickets go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday, July 28.
In support of his upcoming album, Gathering (due out in September), Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band are slated for a tour stop at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton on Saturday, November 4. Additional info TBA…
Tracy Morgan is returning to the Funny Bone in Guilderland for a two-night stand. Shows are at 7:30 & 10pm on Friday, August 11 and 7 & 10pm on Saturday, August 12. Tickets are on sale now, priced from $35-$50.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Wailers featuring bassist/founding member Ashton Familyman Barrett will bring their legendary reggae sounds to the Cohoes Music Hall. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday (July 21).
He’s on the road again… The one and only Willie Nelson rides into the Mid Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie at 7:30pm on Wednesday, September 13. Tickets are on sale now, priced at $58, $78 & $98.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: In a late-breaking concert announcement, Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals step into the spotlight at The Egg this summer. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 11am on Friday (July 21).
CHANGE OF VENUE: Phantogram’s big homecoming concert at 8pm on Thursday, July 27 has been downsized from the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds to The Egg’s Hart Theatre. All tickets are general admission, and tickets issued for the fairgrounds will be honored at The Egg.
Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood team up with Michael Allman at 7pm on Saturday, August 5 for a special tribute to the music and legacy of Gregg Allman at The Falcon in Marlboro. Donations are encouraged.
New additions to the calendar at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton include acoustic Celtic band Socks in the Frying Pan with Zoe Darrow at 7pm on Wednesday, August 2 ($15 in advance; $20 at the door); reggae band Culture featuring Kenyatta Hill at 10pm on Thursday, August 24 ($15 in advance; $18 at the door); Americana fave Hayes Carll at 7pm on Wednesday, September 20 ($22.50 in advance; $25 at the door); and singer-songwriter Chris Pureka at 7pm on Friday, October 13 ($16.50 in advance; $20 at the door).
SOLD OUT: The Aaron Lewis concert at the Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park on Friday (July 21) is now officially sold out, No tickets will be available at the door.
OPENERS: Nashville-based southern rockers the Steel Woods will open for Whiskey Myers at Albany’s Hollow Bar + Kitchen on Thursday, August 10.