JUNE 15: On This Date in Nippertown Concert History

Goo Goo Dolls
Photo by Jim Gilbert

2016: Rachelle Ferrell, Cyrus Chestnut @ Empire State Plaza, Albany
2015: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany
2014: Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry, Plain White T’s @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2013: Troy River Street Festival featuring Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Emerald City, Maurizio, Erin Harkes, Rich Ortiz, Jocamo, Holly & Evan, Mike Thomas, Molly Durnin @ Monument Square, Troy
2012: Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys, Ghost Wolves @ The Egg, Albany
2011: Elizabeth Cook @ The Linda, Albany
2010: Barrow Burrow, the Hoborchestra, AM Ghost @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
2009: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ Tess’ Lark Tavern, Albany
2008: Bill Morrissey, Kelly Flint @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2007: Uncle Monk @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
2006: Elvin Bishop, C.J. Chenier @ Alive at Five, Albany
2005: Chubby Checker, Jump 5 @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
2004: Jonny Lang, Ari Hest @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
2003: James Talley @ The Larkin, Albany
2002: Bad Company, Foreigner @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
2000: Macy Gray @ Proctors, Schenectady

1999: Brian Wilson @ the Calvin Theatre, Northampton
1998: Sergio Sericolo, Carlo Blackmoor @ Mother Earth Cafe, Albany
1997: Los Straitjackets, the Lustre Kings @ the Music Haven, Schenectady
1996: RCCA Riverfront Arts Festival featuring Magic Slim & the Teardrops, Tommy Castro, the Barnyard Blues Project and the Willie Pierce Blues Band @ Riverfront Park, Troy
1995: Still Home, Pushstars, Queer for Astroboy @ QE2, Albany
1994: Whitney Houston, Smoothe Silk @ Knickerbocker Arena, Albany
1993: The Wallflowers @ The Chance, Poughkeepsie
1991: Gatemouth Brown @ The Egg, Albany
1990: Richie Havens, City Lights @ Pearl Street, Albany (the first Alive at Five!)
1989: Mamou @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany
1988: Greg Kroll, Random Access @ QE2, Albany
1986: 10,000 Maniacs, Mambo-X @ J.B.’s Theater, Albany
1985: Emmylou Harris, Tom Rush @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1980: B.B. King, the Marshall Tucker Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1979: Journey, Thin Lizzy, Sweet @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
1969: Happy & Artie Traum @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
1968: Jerry Jeff Walker @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs

1 Comment
  1. catdeli says

    1979 – Journey, Thin Lizzy and Sweet!?!??!?! I am the moron of the century for missing that show! Crap.

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