Highlights from my year in music.
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”
A Whole Lotta Love like you’ve never heard it before. (Originally posted Oct 19, 2011)
This morning’s ear worm is crickets, slowed way down:
Best chill-out song ever. Enjouy
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”
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”
Concert promoter Step Up Presents has announced that “due to unexpected illness,” Social Distortion is cancelling tonight’s concert at Upstate Concert Hall. Refunds will be available at point of purchase. For more information, visit the Upstate Concert Hall website.