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This Week In The Capital Region



April 15-21


111 RESTAURANT (111 Main St., Greenwich, 321-5505). Sat: McKenzie Bassett Trio.

9 MAPLE AVENUE (9 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs, 583-CLUB). Fri: Arch Stanton Quartet. Sat: Keith Pray’s Soul Jazz Revival.

74 STATE BAR (74 State St., Albany, 434-6798). Sat: That Trio Thing.

THE ALLEY BAR (Long Alley Road, Saratoga, 587-9766). Tue: karaoke with Mark the Shark.

APPLETINI’S (1118 Central Ave., Albany, 489-2990). Thu: open mic with Colonie Copycats. Fri: Bicycle Mary. Sat: the Best Bet Band.

ARTHUR’S PUBLIC MARKET (35 N. Ferry St., Schenectady, 344-7466). Fri: the Misty Jazz Project.

BANGKOK BISTRO (268 State St. Schenectady, 374-3048). Wed: karaoke with Mark the Shark.

BLUE 82 (82 North Pearl St., Albany, 445-8082). Tue: open mic with Charlie Smith.

BOGIE’S (935 S. Main St., Great Barrington, Mass., 413-528-5959). Thu: DJ Flip.

BOMBERS BURRITO BAR (258 Lark St., Albany, 463-9636). Wed: karaoke with King Entertainment.

BREAD AND JAM CAFE (130 Remsen St., Cohoes, 326-2275). Thu: open mic. Sun: jazz brunch (10 AM). Wed: jazz jam.

THE BROWN DERBY (22 Clinton Ave., Albany, 463-1945). Fri: Teresa Broadwell Trio.

BROWN’S BREWING COMPANY (417 River St., Troy, 273-2337). Fri: Franklin Micare. Sat: Sean Rowe.

CAFFE LENA (47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 583-0022). Thu: open mic. Fri: Paul Geremia. Sat: Mark Tolstrup and Dale Haskell, Tas Cru, Phil Drum. Sun: Angel Band.

CD BURNERS BAR (488 2nd St., Troy, 326-3712). Fri-Sat: DJ Neo.

CENTURY HOUSE (Route 9, Latham, 785-0834). Fri-Sat: Tom Shields.

CHICO’S BBQ & RESTAURANT (2490 Western Ave., Guilderland, 465-0940). Fri: karaoke with Sal Graziano.

CHIPSHOTS (Colonie Town Golf Course, 418 Consaul Road, Colonie, 688-1732). Fri: Restless.

CHRISTY’S (1304 Lower Broadway, Schenectady, 370-3889). Thu, Sun, Wed: karaoke.

CIRCUS CAFE (392 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 583-1106). Thu: open mic with Nate Solomon. Sat: karaoke.

COLONY CAFE (22 Rock City Road, Woodstock, 845-679-5342). Sat: Shannon McNally and Hot Sauce.

THE DAILY GRIND (462 3rd St., Troy, 272-8658). Thu: open mic.

DAISY BAKER’S (33 Second St., Troy, 266-9200). Thu: Thursday Mix-Up with DJ White Lotus and Nate da Great.

DAVIDSON BROTHERS (184 Glen St., Glens Falls, 743-9026). Fri: Tim Ortiz.

DEE DEE’S (647 Watervliet Shaker Road, Latham, 785-4410). Sun: karaoke.

THE DESMOND (660 Albany Shaker Road, Colonie, 869-8100). Sun: John Charles Cook (10:30 AM).

DIAMOND EIGHT BILLIARDS (1 Johnson Road, Latham, 786-8048). Fri, Mon: karaoke with Mark the Shark.

THE DUANE LOUNGE (353 Duane Ave., Schenectady, 382-9726). Thu, Sat, Tue: DJ. Fri: karaoke.

EMACK AND BOLIO’S (366 Delaware Ave., Albany, 512-5100). Fri: Rob Jonas & JV. Sat: 2 Late. Tue: open mic.

EMACK AND BOLIO’S (Town Center Plaza, 1704 Western Ave., Guilderland, 250-4196). Thu: open mic with 2 Late. Fri: Izzy Singer. Sat: Rob Skane.

ENVY LOUNGE (99 Pine St., Albany, 694-3689). Thu-Sat: Scratch with DJ Playground.

FRANKLIN’S TOWER (414 Broadway, Albany, 431-1920). Thu: karaoke with King Entertainment. Tue: open mic.

THE FUZE BOX (12 Central Ave., Albany, 432-8866). Sat: ’80s night.

GAFFNEY’S (16 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs, 587-7359). Tue: open mic.

GLENS FALLS HOUSE TAVERN (Winter Clove Road, Round Top, 622-9363). Sat: Shakin Loose Band.

HONEST WEIGHT FOOD CO-OP (484 Central Ave., Albany, 482-2667). Sun: traditional music jam (5 PM).

ILLUSIONS (228 Remsen St., Cohoes, 237-6345). Thu-Fri: Bobby James (6 PM). Fri: DJ Romeo. Sat: DJ Radar. Wed: karaoke with Rocky and Lilly.

IRON HORSE MUSIC HALL (20 Center St., Northampton, Mass., 413-586-8686). Thu: Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks. Fri: Mary Gauthier. Sat: the Low Anthem, Timber Timbre (7 PM); Hadouken, Arms and Sleepers, A Troop of Echoes (10 PM). Sun: Neil Innes (7 PM); Kaki King, An Horse (10 PM). Tue: Latin night with DJ Joey Acevedo (10 PM). Wed: Jason Collett, Zeus, Bahamas.

JILLIAN’S (59 N. Pearl St., Albany, 432-1997). Thu: Nixon’s Spirit. Fri: Jesse Malin and the St. Marks Social, the Slaughterhouse Chorus, the Blisterz. Sat: Reason to Rebel, I-45 (8 PM); Square Pegs (11:30 PM). Tue: Dr. Jah and the Love Prophets.

J. J. RAFFERTY’S (847 New Loudon Road, Latham, 783-6800). Fri-Sat: DJ. Wed-Fri: karaoke.

JOEY’S BAR (664 2nd Ave., Troy, 237-4846). Fri: DJ Larryoke. Sat: DJ Larry.

THE JONESVILLE STORE (989 Main St., Jonesville, 877-0507). Fri: Gail Sparlin. Sat: L.B. Walker.

JOSE MALONE’S MEXICAN IRISH RESTAURANT (405 River St., Troy, 273-2196). Tue: bluegrass jam with Twisted String Band.

J.T. MAXIE’S BAR & GRILL (240 Wolf Road, Colonie, 435-1551). Thu-Sat: DJ, Tue-Wed: karaoke.

JUSTIN’S (301 Lark St., Albany, 436-7008). Thu: Ray Alexander Trio. Fri: Peter O’Brien Quartet. Sat: Yuko Kishimoto Quartet. Sun: jazz brunch with Lee Shaw (noon); Brian Patneaude Quartet (9 PM).

KELSEY’S (Crowne Plaza, State and Lodge streets, Albany, 462-6611). Tue: John Charles Cook, Jim Licarda (5 PM).

LANIE’S CAFE (471 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville, 438-5005). Wed: the Ruddys (5 PM).

THE LOCAL PUB AND TEAHOUSE (142 Grand Ave., Saratoga Springs, 587-7256). Sun: Traditional Irish Players (1 PM).

MAGGIE’S SPORTS BAR (1186 Western Ave., Albany, 935-2661). Fri-Sat: karaoke.

MARE (17 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs, 583-6955). Thu: Latin night. Dat: DJ. Wed: open mic.

MERCATO’S RESTAURANT & BAR (155 Delaware Ave., Delmar, 475-7777). Thu: Skip Parsons Clarinet Marmalade (6 PM).

MICHAEL’S RESTAURANT (5 Elm St., Stockbridge, Mass., 413-298-3530). Fri-Sat: karaoke.

MOON & RIVER CAFE (115 S. Ferry St., Schenectady, 382-1938). Thu: Running the River. Fri: Don Hyman. Sat: Cavanaugh & Kavanaugh. Sun: open mic. Mon: Fairview Avenue. Tue: Jazzmin. Wed: Maria Tcherni, Dan Goodspeed.

MUDDY’S (40 Lincoln Ave., Watervliet, 273-9892). Sat: karaoke.

MULLIGAN’S ROUND LAKE (Round Lake Road, Round Lake, 899-2050). Fri, Mon, Wed: karaoke. Tue: open mic.

NORTHERN LIGHTS (Route 146, North Country Commons, Clifton Park, 371-0012). Fri: “Dr Dirty” John Valby. Sat: Badfish, Scotty Don’t, Skadee. Wed: the Used.

OH BAR (304 Lark St., Albany, 463-9004). Thu: A-Man karaoke. Fri: DJ Chrome.

ONE CAROLINE STREET (1 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs, 587-2026). Thu: Skidmore Jazz. Fri: Lee Shaw Duo. Sat: Nat Phipps Duo. Mon: Chris Carey. Tue: jazz piano. Wed: Masters of Nostalgia.

O’TOOLE’S (Kohl’s Plaza, 1814 Central Ave., Colonie, 464-1200). Wed: karaoke.

PAM’S PUB (1536 Crescent Road, Clifton Park, 373-4947). Sat: karaoke.

PANZA’S RESTAURANT (Route 9P, Saratoga Lake, 584-6882). Sat: Jeanne O’Connor and Peg Delaney.

THE PARTING GLASS (40-42 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs, 583-1916). 1st and 3rd Wed: Celtic Session open mic.

PEARL STREET NIGHTCLUB (10 Pearl St., Northampton, Mass., 413-586-8686). Sun: Badfish.

PHILLY BAR AND GRILL (622 Watervliet Shaker Road, Latham, 785-9559). Thu: Rick Augustine (6 PM).

PINHEAD SUSAN’S (38-40 N. Broadway, Schenectady, 346-6431). Sat: What She Said.

THE PUB AND GRILL (201 Columbia St., Cohoes, 237-4011). Fri-Sat: karaoke.

PUTNAM DEN (63A Putnam St., Saratoga Springs, 584-8066). Sat: Charlie Hunter.

QUINTESSENCE (11 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 434-8186). Thu: George Muscatello Trio. Sat: DJ Properly Chilled, Lazer and Blazer. Sun: brunch with Paul Quigley (11 AM). Wed: open mic with Charlie Smith Blues Band.

RAVENSWOOD PUB (1021 Route 146, Clifton Park, 371-8771). Fri: the Heaters Trio. Sat: Mikki Bakken.

RED SQUARE (388 Broadway, Albany, 465-0444). Sat: Tigersapien. Tue: open mic.

REVOLUTION HALL (421-425 River St., Troy, 274-0553). Thu: Gaelic Storm. Wed: Willy Porter, Jann Klose.

ROADHOUSE GRILLE (27 Fuller Road, Colonie, 489-3170). Thu: Lex Grey and the Urban Pioneers. Fri: Ten Year Vamp. Sat: Poor Dead Molly. Sun: blues jam.

ROCK HILL BAKEHOUSE (19 Exchange St., Glens Falls, 615-0777). Thu: open mic.

THE ROLLING STONE (Route 50, Burnt Hills, 384-2511). Fri: open jam. Sat: Free Wheel’n.

THE RUSTY NAIL (Route 9, Clifton Park, 371-9875). Wed: karaoke.

THE SAND BAR (306 Woods Hollow Road, Mayfield, 883-8080). Thu: open mic. Fri: karaoke. Mon: Aaron Mittler (6 PM).

SARATOGA CITY TAVERN (19 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs, 581-3230). Sat: Big Johnson Blues Band.

SAVANNAH’S (1 S. Pearl St., Albany, 426-9647). Thu: bandaoke with the Ruddys. Fri: Capital Zen. Fri-Sat: DJ Papa Giorgio.

SCRIMSHAW TAVERN AT THE DESMOND HOTEL (660 Albany-Shaker Road, Colonie, 869-8100). Fri-Sat, Mon-Tue: Ruth Hellkamp (6 PM).

SIDE DOOR CAFE (1656 Western Ave., Albany, 456-1720). Sat: karaoke with Mark the Shark.

SPRING STREET GALLERY (110 Spring St., Saratoga Springs, 584-4132). Thu: Chris Corsano-Michael Flower Duo, MV/EE.

STOCKADE INN (1 N. Church St., Schenectady, 346-3400). Thu: Dave Gleason. Fri: Sonny & Perley.

TESS’ LARK TAVERN (453 Madison Ave., Albany, 463-9779). Fri: Mirk and the New Familiars. Sun: karaoke with Carol Conti. Mon: Ramblin Jug Stompers. Wed: open mic with MotherJudge.

THIRTEEN (13 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs, 581-1316). Fri-Sat: DJ Kamikaze.

TJ’S FLIGHTLINE PUB (20 Saratoga Road, Glenville, 399-8401). Fri, Wed: karaoke with Lenny Thomas. Sat: Three of a Kind. Tue: open mic.

TRADER EDS (630 2nd Ave., Troy, 237-2717). Thu: open mic with Patrick Ruddy. Wed: karaoke with Rocky and Lillian.

TRAPPER’S TAVERN AT THE COPPERFIELD INN (307 Main St., North Creek, 251-0827). Thu: Carey Ahner.

TRICK SHOT BILLIARDS & SPORTS PUB (1602 Route 9, Clifton Park, 383-8771). Thu: open mic with Groovenomics.

TUGBOAT TAVERN (159 Bridge Ave., Cohoes, 233-1085). Thu: open mic with Rock Garden. Fri: DJ Ernie. Sat: John Morse Band, Eddie Dominy, In-Z-Out.

UNDERGROUND PUB (Crowne Plaza, Pittsfield, Mass., 413-499-2000). Sat: Solid Smoke.

UNION INN (517 Union St., Schenectady, 382-9264). Thu, Sat: DJ. Tue: open mic.

VALENTINE’S (17 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 432-6572). Thu: Standard Issue Citizen, Streak, Skeletons in the Piano. Fri: Chaos Control (6 PM); Che Guevara T-Shirt (9 PM). Sat: Jared Funari CD release, the Emergency Empire, Mirk and the New Familiars; downstairs: High Peaks Band. Sun: Envy on the Coast, the Fall of Troy, Twin Atlantic. Tue: Mother McCrees, Human Monster, Krambis. Wed: the Deadbeats.

VILLA VALENTI PUB (729 Pawling Ave., Troy, 326-9500). Fri: karaoke with DJ Ken Casanova.

WASHINGTON TAVERN (250 Western Ave., Albany, 427-0091). Fri: Tom Healey Duo (4 PM). Wed: karaoke with King Entertainment.

WATER WORKS PUB (76 Central Ave., Albany, 465-9079). Thu, Sat: DJ Dave Barna. Fri: karaoke.

ZIGGY’S BAR & GRILL (821 New Loudon Road, Latham, 786-9238). Wed: open mic with Jericho Joe.


Beyond April 21

ALL TOMORROW’S PARTIES (Kutscher’s Country Club, Monticello, atpfestival.com). 9/3-5: the Stooges, Mudhoney, Sonic Youth, Explosions in the Sky, the Breeders, the Black Angels, Girls, more.

ALTAMONT FAIRGROUNDS (Route 146, Altamont, 861-6671). 6/25-27: Old Songs Festival of Music and Dance. 7/10: WGNA Countryfest with Blake Shelton, Gretchen Wilson, Jason Michael Carroll, more.

ANCRAM OPERA HOUSE (1330 County Route 7, Ancram, 329-7393). 5/7-8: the Joint Chiefs.

BEARSVILLE THEATER (291 Tinker St., Woodstock, 845-679-4406). 4/27: Elvis Perkins in Dearland. 4/28: Still Time. 4/30: Mick Taylor Band. 5/9: Stick Men. 5/14: Max Creek, the McLovins. 5/15: Jill Sobule. 5/28: Woodstock Day School benefit with Deborah Harry and Chris Stein of Blondie, Tracy Bonham, more.

CAFFE LENA (47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 583-0022). 4/23: Eric Taylor. 4/24: George Drew and Alan Hoey. 4/24: Catie Curtis. 4/25: Sweetback Sisters. 4/30: Guy Davis.

COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE (Picotte Recital Hall, 1002 Madison Ave., Albany, 454-5102). 4/23: College of Saint Rose Jazz Ensemble with Michael Davis.

COLONIAL THEATRE (111 South St., Pittsfield, Mass., 413-997-4444). 4/24: Beatlemania Again. 5/15: Artie Shaw Orchestra. 5/22: the Blanks.

CRANDALL PUBLIC LIBRARY (251 Glen St., Glens Falls, 792-6508). 4/22: Red Molly.

THE EGG (Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845). 4/23: Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, John Hammond. 5/1: Iris Dement, Bruce Robison. 5/6: Taj Mahal, Catherine Russell. 5/8: Colin Hay. 6/24: Mary Chapin Carpenter. 6/25: Johnny Winter, James Cotton.

THE EIGHTH STEP (GE Theatre at Proctors, 432 State St., Schenectady, 434-1703). 4/30:  4/31 Anne Feeney/Roy Zimmerman/Evan Greer   440 Thr; 5/7  Open Mic;  Anne Feeney, Roy Zimmerman and Evan Greer. 5/15: Christine Lavin, Don White.

Tix (518) 434-1703

EMPAC (110 8th St., Troy, 276-4135). 5/28: Steve Lehman Octet.

FULL MOON RESORT (Big Indian, 845-254-5117). 4/30-5/2: Truck America Festival with Mercury Rev, White Rabbits, Tim Easton, the Joy Formidable, Forgetters, Ida, Neil Halstead, Hopewell, the Sadies, Here We Go Magic, Gary Louris, Winter-sleep, the Silent League, more.

GE THEATER AT PROCTORS (Proctors Theatre, 432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204). 5/14: Hamilton Hill Arts Center benefit with Melba Moore.

GLENS FALLS CIVIC CENTER (1 Civic Center Plaza, Glens Falls, 798-0366). 5/19: Alice in Chains.

INDIAN LOOKOUT COUNTRY CLUB (1142 Batter St., Mariaville). 7/13-15: Camp Bisco 9 with Disco Biscuits, LCD Soundsystem, Ween, Thievery Corporation, Girl Talk, more.

THE LINDA—WAMC PERFORMING ARTS STUDIO (339 Central Ave., Albany, 465-5233, ext. 4). 5/14: Mark Erelli. 5/22: Phil Ochs Song Night.

MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass., 413-644-9040). 5/15: Cowboy Junkies. 7/3: Zappa Plays Zappa.

MASS MoCA (1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass., 413-662-2111). 8/13-15: Solid Sound Festival with Wilco, the Autumn Defense, On Fillmore, Pronto, Nels Cline Singers.

MOUNTAIN JAM (Hunter Mountain, Hunter, mountainjam.com). 6/4-6: Gov’t Mule, Levon Helm and friends, Alison Krauss and Union Station, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi Band, the Avett Brothers, Les Claypool, the Whigs, more.

MOUNTAIN PARK (Route 5, Holyoke, Mass., 413-586-8686). 6/27: moe. 7/24: the Flaming Lips, Stardeath and White Dwarfs.

NORTHERN LIGHTS (Route 146, North Country Commons, Clifton Park, 371-0012). 4/22: Snoop Dogg. 4/24: Halestorm, Burn Halo. 4/28: Brand New, P.O.S. 4/30: Honor Society. 5/1: Never Shout Never. 5/3: Set Your Goals. 5/6: Korn. 5/7: Sevendust. 5/16: Puddle of Mudd. 5/21: Bret Michaels. 5/23: Reverend Horton Heat, Cracker.

OLD SONGS, INC. (37 South Main St., Vorheesville, 765-2815). 5/15: Malinky.

PALACE THEATRE (19 Clinton Ave., Albany, 465-4663). 5/9: Mark Knopfler. 5/18: Neil Young, Bert Jansch.

PROCTORS THEATRE (432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204). 4/24: Thacher Park support concert with Lunic, What She Said, Joe Nacco Band. 5/6: Tom Chapin. 5/7: Engelbert Humperdinck.

RED SQUARE (388 Broadway, Albany, 465-0444). 4/23: Backyard Tire Fire. 5/1: Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad.

REVOLUTION HALL (421-425 River St., Troy, 274-0553). 4/25: Easy Star All-Stars, Dr. Jah and the Love Prophets. 4/30: Jason Reeves. 5/7: Cowboy Junkies. 5/15: Big Eyed Fish. 5/21: Pete Francis, the Stitch. 6/11: Sirsy.

SARATOGA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, 587-3330). 5/30: Country Throwdown with Montgomery Gentry, Jamey Johnson, Little Big Town, Jack Ingram, Ryan Bingham and the Dead Horses, more. 6/4-5: Dave Matthews Band, the Felice Brothers. 6/6: Kings of Leon. 7/3: Chicago, the Doobie Brothers. 8/1: O.A.R., Citizen Cope. 8/8: John Mayer, Train. 8/27: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Crosby, Stills and Nash.

SKIDMORE COLLEGE (Filene Recital Hall, Saratoga Springs, 580-5320). 5/22: Caffe Lena 50th Anniversary Concert with Arlo Guthrie, Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group.

SUNNYVIEW FARM (140 Arch Bridge Road, Ghent, thebigup.com). 8/5-7: the Big Up Festival with Raq, Telepath, OTT, Emancipator, Kung Fu, Sugarproof, Marco Benevento Trio, Roots Of Creation, more.

TANGLEWOOD (West Street, Lenox, Mass., 888-266-1200). 7/2: Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra with Idina Menzel and Doc Severinson. 7/3-5: James Taylor, Carole King.

TIMES UNION CENTER (51 S. Pearl St., Albany, 800-30-EVENT). 8/25: Justin Bieber, Sean Kingston, Jessica Jarrell.

TROY SAVINGS BANK MUSIC HALL (2nd and State streets, Troy, 273-0038). 4/23: Dennis DeYoung.

TURNING STONE RESORT AND CASINO (Verona, 877-833-SHOW). 4/22: Dennis DeYoung. 4/25: the Commodores. 4/28: Vince Gill. 4/30: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. 5/5: Jordin Sparks. 5/12: Bret Michaels. 5/14: Wynonna. 6/21: “Weird Al” Yankovic.

VALENTINE’S (17 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 432-6572). 4/23: Planet Eater, Israfel, In the Casket, Maggot Brain. 4/23: Scientific Maps CD release, Man Scouts, Bill Chambers. 4/24: Schleigho. 4/26: Greg Ginn and the Taylor Texas Corrugators. 5/1: the Whigs. 5/1: the Incredible Casuals. 5/2: Chip Robinson, Kasey Anderson. 5/5: MC Chris, Math the Band. 5/10: Deer Tick. 5/18: Visqueen.

THE VAN DYCK (237 Union St., Schenectady, 348-7999). 4/23: Larry Kirwan. 4/24: the Accents. 5/7: Popa Chubby.

WASHINGTON PARK (Albany, 434-3861). 5/8: Tulip Festival with OK Go, the Constellations, Trevor Hall, Mike Gent, the Charlie Watts Riots, Alta Mira, Lindsey Mae. 5/9: Tulip Festival with Beatlemania, Return to the Woodstock Era, Antigone Rising, Syd, Andrew Hoover, Deni Bonet.












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