NEW CONCERT NEWS
By Greg Haymes
Guilderland’s Jupiter Hall is kicking thins into high gear this fall with a big batch of new concert announcements, including Chase Atlantic with Cherry Pools, Riley, Logan, MNNX and Balcony at 7pm on Thursday, November 8 ($15 in advance; $18 at the door); Red Sun Rising with Spirit Animal and Dube at 7pm on Saturday, November 10 ($16 in advance; $18 at the door); Ghost Light at 8pm on Wednesday, November 14 ($15); Jon Langston at 9pm on Friday, November 16 ($TBA); Cute Is What We Aim For with Makeout, Minshara, Brightside, Logan Carpenter and Subtleties on Saturday, November 24 ($17 in advance; $20 at the door); Think Pink Floyd at 7pm on Saturday, December 15 ($20 in advance; $25 at the door); The Motet and Tauk at 7:30pm on Friday, December 28 ($TBA) and The Lishakillers with Age of Reason at 7:30pm on Saturday, January 5 ($10).
Clutch returns to the Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park on Sunday December 30, as a stop on their annual holiday tour with The Messtheics, the Mike Dillion Band and Lionize in the support slots. Showtime is 7:30pm, and tickets go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday (October 12), priced at $30 in advance; $35 at the door.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Mumford & Sons are bringing their in-the-round tour to the Times Union Center in downtown Albany. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday (October 12).
The Hangar on the Hudson welcomes Troy troubadour Sean Rowe for a homecoming concert at 8pm on Saturday, November 24 ($20) and the National Reserve at 8pm on Friday, November 30 ($10).
Banjo master Tony Trischka will be joined by shape-note singer and multi-instrumentalist Tim Eriksen and vocalist Phoebe Hunt for a holiday concert at 7pm on Saturday, December 15 as part of the inaugural winter performance season at PS21 in Chatham. Tickets are $30; students $10.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Stepping into the spotlight at Albany’s Palace Theatre early next year will be Greensky Bluegrass with Circles Around the Sun. And Get the Led Out will be landing at the Palace, too. Tickets for both shows go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday (October 12).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The two new shows just announced for The Egg are stand-up comedian Bert Kreischer (on sale at 10am Friday) and the Americana double-bill of duos featuring Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan with Richie & Rosie (on sale at 11am Friday).
Speedy Ortiz heads into Colony in Woodstock on Sunday, December 2 with Guerilla Toss opening the show at 8pm. Tickets are on sale now, priced at $12 in advance; $15 at the door.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Yaeji and Jamila Woods are headed into Skidmore College’s Williamson Sports Center in Saratoga Springs. Tickets are on sale now, priced at $20.
The Van Dyck in Schenectady is playing host to Whey Jennings & The Unwanted with the Doug Lawler Band at 8pm on Friday, October 28 ($20) and Shadows & Light: The Music of Joni Mitchell at 7 & 9pm on Friday, November 2 ($25).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center welcomes the North Adams debut of indie faves Car Seat Headrest with Naked Giants opening the show. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday (October 12).
Funky Minneapolis-based Vulfpeck guitarist Cory Wong has shared his fretboard skills with the likes of such diverse folks as Bootsy Collins, the Blind Boys of Alabama and Gene Simmons. On January 25 he brings his band to the Hollow Bar + Kitchen to show Greater Nippertown how to get down. Emily Browning opens the shop at 9pm. Tickets are $20.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: A pair of new concerts – “The Voice” contestant Moriah Formica and Frank Zappa tribute band Project/Object – have been added to the concert calendar for the Cohoes Music Hall. Tickets are on sale now.
OPENERS: The duo of slide guitar greats Rory Block and Cindy Cashdollar – performing as the Sisters of Slide – will be the opening act for the Richard Thompson Electric Trio at The Egg. Tickets are on sale now, priced at $45 & $55.