Shows coming up, winter 2015

2015 winter concerts composite

Clockwise from left: St. Vincent, Mavis Staples, Awkwafina.

There are people who like to go to concerts. You may be one of these people.

There are also people who just like to know that there are concerts. You might be one of those people if you're not the other kind of person.

Either way, here's another roundup of concerts that be happening in the Capital Region. And during the next few months.

Runs January 19 through March. This isn't a comprehensive list. If there's something not on here that you think should be mentioned -- please mention away. Some of these shows have already been mentioned. (We didn't think you'd mind.) And there are bound to be noteworthy shows announced for this period later on.

January 19: Joe Bonamassa at The Palace
Blues rock. 8 pm - $82 and up

January 19: Sean Rowe at Caffe Lena
Second show added after sell out of Sunday show. 3 pm - $25

January 21: Linkin' Park at TU Center
With: Rise Against, Of Mice and Men. 7 pm - $49.75 and up

January 22: The Parlor at The Low Beat
Local faves. With: Neighborhood of Make Believe, Slowshine. 8 pm - $7

January 22: Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness at Upstate Concert Hall
Indie pop. With: X Ambassadors. 8 pm - $20 ahead / $22 day of

January 23: Ani DiFranco at The Egg
Indie icon. 8 pm - $33.50 SOLD OUT

January 24: Melanie Martinez at The Hollow
From The Voice. 8 pm - $15

January 24: Helado Negro: Island Universe Story at MASS MoCA
On Asthmatic Kitty (AKA, the Sufjan label). Performing a piece developed at MASS MoCA. 8 pm - $12 ahead / $18 day of

January 29: Tim Reynolds at Massry Center
Guitarist known for playing with Dave Matthews. 7:30 pm - $25 / $15 students

January 30: Broncho at Vapor
Hooky, poppy garage rock. A free EQX show. With: Dreamers, Party Boat. 8 pm - free

January 31: Danny Seraphine & Bill Champlin at Proctors
"[P]laying the classic hits of Chicago and more." 8 pm - $20 and up

January 31: Nomadic Massive at MASS MoCA
Montreal hip hop. 7 pm - $10 ahead / $15 day of

February 5: Genevieve at The Hollow
The singer from Company of Thieves. 8 pm - $10 ahead / $12 day of

February 6: Get The Led Out at The Palace
Led Zep tribute act. 7:30 pm - $28.50 ahead / $30.50 day of

February 7: Steve Earle at MASS MoCA
Folk/country/rock singer/songwriter. 8 pm - $22 ahead/$28 day of

February 7: Steve Wynn + Richard Barone at The Low Beat
80s alt-rock songwriters. 8 pm -

February 7: Linda Eder at Troy Music Hall
Started on Broadway before solo career. 8 pm - $32 and up

February 7: Livingston Taylor at Caffe Lena
From the famous musical family. 7 pm - $50

February 7: Jay Farrar at The Egg
Founding member of Uncle Tupelo and Son Volt. 8 pm - $24

February 7: Awkwafina at Proctors
Rapper, Girl Code panelist. (And former UAlbany student.) 8 pm - $20

February 8: Live and Let Die: A Symphonic Tribute to the Music of Paul McCartney and the Beatles at Proctors
Four-piece band + orchestra + Beatles/Paul McCartney music. 8 pm - $39 and up

February 9: White Arrows at Nanola
Dance rock. A free EQX show. 7 pm - free

February 10: Michael Franti at The Egg
Acoustic show. 8 pm - $31 and up

February 11: Roomful of Teeth at Proctors
Gramming-winning contemporary vocal ensemble. 7:30 pm - $35

February 14: Moon Hooch at The Hollow
Dance jazz rock. 8 pm - $12 ahead/$15 day of

February 14: Nicole Atkins at Helsinki Hudson
Roots/psych rock singer/songwriter. 9 pm - $25

February 14: Legs at MASS MoCA
Indie dance/soul. 8 pm - $12 ahead / $18 day of

February 15: Glen David Andrews at Parish Public House
New Orleans soul/funk. 8 pm - $20

February 19: JJ Grey & Mofro at The Egg
Southern/soul/blues rock. With: The London Souls. 7:30 pm - $28

February 20: Winterpills + Suitcase Junket at Caffe Lena
Chamber pop + one-man rock. 8 pm - $18

February 21: Umphrey's McGee at The Palace
Prog rock. With: Tauk. 8 pm - $25 ahead/$30 day of

February 21: Mark Fell and Keith Fullerton Whitman at EMPAC
Experimental electronic. 8 pm - $18

February 21: ASO at Troy Music Hall
Featuring Philadelphia Orchestra tubist Carol Jantsch. 7:30 pm - $19 and up

February 22: Mavis Staples at Helsinki Hudson
R&B/soul queen. 8 pm - $55

February 22: Ashley Sofia at Caffe Lena
Folk rock singer/songwriter. 7 pm - $16

February 23: Kongos at Upstate Concert Hall
Alt rock, that "Come With Me Now" song. With: Sir Sly, Colony House. 8 pm - $20 ahead / $22 day of

February 26: The Sing Off Live Tour at Proctors
A cappella groups from the TV show. 8 pm - $30 and up

February 27/28: The Bridge Jazz Festival at Troy Music Hall/Massry Center
Two nights of jazz starting at the Troy Music Hall and then heading over to the Massry Center at Saint Rose. festival pass $60

February 28/March 1: Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles at Proctors
Long-running Beatles tribute. various times - $20 and up

March 1: North Mississippi Allstars + Anders Osborne at Helsinki Hudson
Southern rock. Playing together. 8 pm - $30 ahead / $35 day of

March 2: Dropkick Murphys at Upstate Concert Hall
Celtic punk. With: The Mahones, Blood or Whiskey. 8 pm - $30.50

March 4: Justin Townes Earle at The Egg
Americana/alt-country singer/songwriter. With: Gil Landry from Old Crow Medicine Show. 7:30 pm - $28

March 6: Migos at Washington Ave Armory
Atlanta hip hop trio. 8:30 pm - $25

March 7: St. Vincent at Upstate Concert Hall
Indie rock star. With: Jenny Hval. 8 pm - $25 ahead/$28 day of

March 12: Melvin Seals at Putnam Den
Hammond B-3 organist, played in Jerry Garcia Band. 9 pm - $20

March 14: Terrance Simien at Massry Center
Grammy-winning Zydeco musician. 7:30 pm - $20 / $10 students

March 15: Taking Back Sunday at Upstate Concert Hall
Pop punk. The Menzingers, Letlive. 7 pm - $27.50 ahead/$30 day of

March 19: Marshall Tucker Band at Vapor
Southern rock. 9 pm - $20

March 24: Kalin and Myles at Upstate Concert Hall
"Hip pop" duo and Vine stars. 7 pm - $25 ahead / $28 day of

March 27: Gibson Brothers at Troy Music Hall
Bluegrass brothers. 8 pm - $25 and up

March 28: The Fab Faux at The Egg
Beatles tribute. 7:30 pm - $38 and up

Troy Music Hall, Proctors, and Saint Rose advertise on AOA.

St. Vincent photo via her FB page | Awkwafina photo: Shirley Yu Photography | Mavis Staples photo via ANTI-


The Ani DiFranco show at the Egg is sold out.

The Beatles are sooo hot right now.

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