Jocelyn Arndt the band actually consists of vocalist-keyboardist Jocelyn Arndt, her brother and co-writer, guitarist Chris Arndt, and four other musicians including a violinist. But attention for this upstate New York, blues-inspired indie-rock act mostly centers on Jocelyn’s big, bluesy voice (and its very pretty upper register), and also for Chris’ 1970s-style shredding. Though […]
Jason Isbell was one of three talented songwriters in the band Drive-By Truckers until 2007, when he parted ways with his bandmates and struck out on a solo career that, during the first five years and three albums, was so besotted with alcohol that the artist admits he would often wake up in strange […]
Ronnie Radke was the lead singer of post-hardcore band Escape the Fate until years of problems with the law landed him in jail and he was replaced. Angry at being ousted, Radke formed his own post-hardcore/pop-punk band, Falling in Reverse, in 2008, just before his incarceration. After being released in 2010, Radke, now clean […]
Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile has been a constant presence in the pop-country-rock firmament since her breakthrough album The Story in 2007. Now, with her latest album, her music is the most rock & roll-oriented it’s ever been. It was released in March, and the reviews for The Firewatcher’s Daughter are in. Fresh Air’s Ken Tucker […]
“What if divided neighborhoods were causing public health problems? What if a new approach to planning and design could tackle both the built environment and collective well-being at the same time?” This is the topic that will be addressed in a talk by Mindy Thompson Fullilove, author of Urban Alchemy: Finding Joy in America’s […]
Christopher Durang’s 2013 Tony Award-winning comedy makes its Capital Region debut beginning this weekend at Curtain Call Theatre. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is both a wacky farce and a gloss on Chekhov, the kind of thing that’s impossible for most to pull off but is Durang’s métier. This Curtain Call production […]
The Theatre Institute at Sage will wrap up its current season beginning this Wednesday with a children’s theater production of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Duckling” titled, Honk! The Musical Tale of the Ugly Duckling. With book and lyrics by Anthony Davis and music by George Stiles, Honk! will “charm young audiences with its […]
London-based Steven Wilson may look every inch the ’70s English folkie, but actually, he’s an innovative studio guru and the leader of the greatly admired rock band Porcupine Tree. And since 2008, he’s become widely acknowledged as a master of modern prog rock. His impeccable resume includes engineering, and playing with, prog titans from […]
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It's time to celebrate summer with our outdoor family party! Enjoy games, activities and giveaways. We'll have music by local trio Off the Record and roving magic shows. Refreshments are courtesy of our hospitality sponsor ...