MAY 5: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Fear of Strangers (photo by Gene Sennes)
Fear of Strangers @ J.B. Scott’s Reunion at Michael’s Banquet House, 5/5/12
Photograph by Gene Sennes

On This Date in Nippertown Concert History. Check out our round-up of May 5 concerts through the years…

2015: Halestorm, the Pretty Reckless, Starset @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2014: Revolver Golden Gods Tour featuring Black Label Society, Down, the Devil You Know @ the Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park
2013: Silver Chicken, the McKrells @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs
2012: J.B. Scott’s Reunion featuring Blotto, Fear of Strangers, the Penny Knight Band, the Lazers, the Ernie Williams Band, the Last Conspirators, the Charlie Smith Blues Band, more @ Michael’s Banquet House, Latham
2011: All Time Low, Yellowcard, Hey Monday, Summer Set @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2010: All for Revenge, Assault on the Living, Nephalum @ Savannah’s, Albany
2009: Allan Holdsworth @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady
2008: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2007: Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Moon Boot Lover @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2006: Buck Owens Tribute featuring Ramblin Jug Stompers, Leigh Gibson, Hayseed, Caroline MotherJudge, Bob Bates Band @ The Linda, Albany
2005: John Brown’s Body, Gym Class Heroes @ Revolution Hall, Troy
2004: Sinister Recall, Second to Die, West Failia, the Chill @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2002: UAlbany ParkFest featuring moe., the Dropkick Murphys, Ghostface Killah, more @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont
2000: Alison Krauss, Robert Lee Castleton @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
1999: Jonatha Brooke, Michael Eck @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
1998: Bruce Michael Kean @ Van Dyck, Schenectady
1997: Gregory Peck @ The Egg, Albany
1996: The Erotics, OZ Willis, Vampire Theater @ QE2, Albany
1995: Bright Blue Gorilla @ Borders Books & Music, Colonie
1994: Pillbox, Road Vultures, the Decadent Royals @ QE2, Albany
1993: Phish @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
1992: Adrian Belew @ Pearl Street, Northampton
1991: Zoviet France @ RPI Playhouse, Troy
1990: SUNYA Mayfest featuring Red Hot Chili Peppers, Biz Markie, the Wailers @ SUNYA Gym, Albany
1989: Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt @ Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton
1987: Dreams So Real @ QE2, Albany
1986: James Galway @ Proctors, Schenectady
1983: Blotto, the Chaser Band @ Radio City, Scotia
1981: Grateful Dead @ Glens Falls Civic Center
1974: Firesign Theatre @ SUNYA, Albany
1967: Sammy Davis Jr. @ RPI Field House, Troy

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