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Rodrigo y Gabriela

by The Staff April 24, 2014

Rodrigo y Gabriela
London, UK, June 2007
Photo by Tina Korhonen

  This couple—in music and in life—have come a long way since their street-musician days in Dublin, Ireland. Rodrigo Sánchez and Gabriela Quintero are an internationally acclaimed duo now, but got their start as teenagers in ...

The Egg

Bonnie Raitt

by The Staff May 30, 2012


Here’s a fun fact: Blues and folk singer-songwriter and activist Bonnie Raitt has lifelong connections to upstate New York. As a kid, Raitt would practice guitar in Camp Regis-Applejack in the Adirondacks, and she graduated ...

Palace Theatre

Jazz Guitar Summit

by The Staff June 2, 2011


Whereas the guitar is a musical instrument built from wood and steel strings, whereas said instrument may be used to keep time, voice chords and lead melodies in a jazz setting, and whereas a tradition ...

The Van Dyck

Koinonia Primary Care Benefit Concert

by The Staff May 19, 2011

Dr. Bob Paeglow has been recognized by People magazine, Good Morning America, CBS News and others for his commitment to providing medical care to underserved communities. But here in Albany, he’s just “Dr. Bob,” founder and ...

First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany

Fragments From Two Guys With Bags

by John Rodat May 11, 2011

Guy With Pool-Cue Case No, man, it’s not a quiver.   Guy With Guitar Gig Bag Thanks. Awesome, right? It’s called puka. My man sent it from Hawaii!   Guy With Pool-Cue Case Eight-ball. What? No, I don’t even like ...