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    Jocelyn Arndt

      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's latest album, Southeastern, is personal and intimate.

    Jason Isbell

      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 […]
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 29:  (L-R) Drummer Ryan Seaman, guitarist Jacky Vincent, vocalist Ronnie Radke, bassist Ron Ficarro and guitarist Derek Jones of Falling In Reverse pose backstage at the Vans Warped Tour 2012 kick off party and press conference at Club Nokia on March 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)

    Falling in Reverse

      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 […]
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    Brandi Carlile

      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 […]
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    Mindy Thompson Fullilove

      “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 […]
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    Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

      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 […]
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    Honk! The Musical Tale of the Ugly Duckling

      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 […]
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    Steven Wilson

      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 […]

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Classical

September 6

Albany Symphony Orchestra with Joshua Bell

by The Staff September 6, 2014

Bruch's Violin Concerto, plus music of Clint Needham and Elgar's Enigma Variations

0 comments Palace Theatre

Clubs

September 6

Big Fez

by Ali Hibbs September 6, 2014

0 comments The Parting Glass

Family

September 6

Bringing it Back Restoration Hike

by The Staff September 6, 2014

Come witness the transformation of the Pine Bush. For ages 8 and up

0 comments Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center

Discussions/Speakers

September 6

Clark Symposium

by The Staff September 6, 2014

Make It New? Conversations on Midcentury Abstraction

0 comments Clark Art Institute

Clubs

September 6

Clutch

by Ali Hibbs September 6, 2014

0 comments The Upstate Concert Hall

Readings/Signings

September 6

Debra A. Knapp

by The Staff September 6, 2014

The author will sign her new children's book, Montana: The Police Horse

0 comments Open Door Bookstore & Gift Gallery

Sports

September 6

Fern Walk

by The Staff September 6, 2014

Ferns are some of the oldest living organisms on the earth and their graceful fronds decorate the cool shady forests. Explore the woodland trails at the Nature Center and discover a variety of ferns with ...

0 comments Thacher Nature Center

Family

September 6

First Saturday for Families: Sing-Along

by The Staff September 6, 2014

Join the children’s room staff as we play guitar and sing children’s favorites as a group. Musical instruments and song books provided

0 comments Albany Public Library Main Branch

Clubs

September 6

Hamell on Trial

by Ali Hibbs September 6, 2014

0 comments The Low Beat

Clubs

September 6

Hard Soul

by Ali Hibbs September 6, 2014

0 comments Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Readings/Signings

September 6

Jean Marotta

by The Staff September 6, 2014

The author will sign her book, Mama Jean's Kitchen: Featuring Marrotta Family Recipes

0 comments The Book House

Clubs

September 6

Jimmy Tingle

by Ali Hibbs September 6, 2014

0 comments Iron Horse Music Hall

Family

September 6

Lake Shores Fishing

by The Staff September 6, 2014

A family friendly fishing and casting demonstration. Call to RSVP

0 comments Moreau Lake State Park

Clubs

September 6

Lizz Wright

by Ali Hibbs September 6, 2014

0 comments Club Helsinki

Fairs & Festivals

September 6

LocalFest: Stuff Made Here

by The Staff September 6, 2014

A celebration of all things locally made, with 80-plus artist studios, specialty shops, healing arts, creative services and galleries

0 comments The Shirt Factory

Clubs

September 6

Mod Fiction, Real Blue Sky

by Ali Hibbs September 6, 2014

0 comments Pauly's Hotel

Concerts

September 6

Neutral Milk Hotel

by Ali Hibbs September 6, 2014

0 comments Brewery Ommegang

Clubs

September 6

Pat Attanasio

by Ali Hibbs September 6, 2014

0 comments 9 Maple Avenue

Clubs

September 6

Pete’s Posse

by Ali Hibbs September 6, 2014

0 comments Caffe Lena