2017 in Review in Music

Highlights from my year in music.

#TBT: Capital District Sings, 2011

  Originally posted October 10, 2011: Capital District Sings at timesunion: Capital District Sings brought together a bunch of choruses on Sunday afternoon at Proctors in Schenectady. Albany Pro Musica hosted the event that also featured Albany Gay Men’s Chorus, Chinese Community Center Chorus, Ne’imah Jewish Community Chorus, Electric City Chorus, Capital District Youth Chorale, Mendelssohn ClubContinue reading “#TBT: Capital District Sings, 2011”

Tonight: Chic Gamine with Olivia Quillo and Maryleigh Roohan at Red Square

Four girls and one dude, Chic Gamine is a wicked, witty update on the quintessential ’60s girl group. The Canadian (Winnipeg and Montreal) combo first got together in 2007, as Ariane Jean, Andrina Turenne and Annick Bremault brought in drummer Sacha Daoud and singer Alexa Dirks to create this intriguing configuration. Since then, the groupContinue reading “Tonight: Chic Gamine with Olivia Quillo and Maryleigh Roohan at Red Square”

New rules for Summer at the Plaza events beginning with The Zombies

The summer season of entertainment at the Empire State Plaza begins Wednesday night with a concert featuring the Zombies (with opening act Et Tu Bruce). One thing that is new this year, besides the higher number of acts than last year, is the policy on what can be brought onto the Empire State Plaza grounds.Continue reading “New rules for Summer at the Plaza events beginning with The Zombies”