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An Evening of Bach, Haydn and Corigliano at the Troy Music Hall, Review

David Allan Miller conducts the Albany Symphony Orchestra at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. Photo by Jessica Venezia
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Bach’s Magnificat a Collaborative Success for Albany Symphony Orchestra and Albany Pro Musica, Review One of the Highlights of This Year’s Mohu Arts Festival Troy Savings Bank Music Hall was packed nearly full on Saturday night, October 13th for the Albany Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Bach’s Magnificat, accompanied by Albany Pro Musica. The concert was [...]

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Best Upstate NY Summer Music Festivals, 2012

Mountain Jam at Hunter Mountain
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Gas up the Car and Break out the Tents: The Music Festivals Have Arrived Best 2012 Summer Music Festivals in Upstate NY & the Adirondacks It’s that time of the year again. It’s time to pack up your tent (and all the other camping accoutrements you’ll most definitely need) and head out to hear your favorite [...]

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Salem Kicks off its Summer Sounds Music Festival on May 26th

Phil Hoyt
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A Great Mix of Live Music in Washington County Salem’s Summer Sounds Music Festival You know it’s almost summertime when the sound of live music is in the air. The Village of Salem in Washington County gets rolling with their 6th annual Summer Sounds concert series, starting on Saturday, May 26th. With a new location on [...]

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Thursday Night Folklife Concerts at Crandall Public Library

Cinder Conk
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Crandall Library’s Folklife Concert Series An Annual Tradition in Glens Falls This fall, Glens Falls’ Crandall Public Library is playing host to the Folklife Concerts, a series of ongoing performances on Thursday nights showcasing a variety of artists. The Center for Folklife, History, and Cultural Programs was created by Crandall Library’s Board of Trustees in [...]

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MoHu Fest: A Celebration of Arts and Culture in the Capital Region

Richard Thompson
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MoHu Fest Comes to the Capital Region: October 8—16 A Celebration of Arts and Culture in the Capital Region Most festivals are built around a central theme, such as music, dance, or film. The brand-new MoHu Fest is built around all of these and more; it’s a celebration of the arts and culture in the [...]

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moe.down 2011 (Review)

moe.down 2011. Photo by Ben Lapham
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moe.down 2011 at Gelston Castle, Review A Look Back at the 2011 moe.down Concert in Mohawk, NY Video: Ozomatli down in the crowd at moe.down 2011. Over Labor Day weekend, at Gelston Castle in Mohawk, NY, the jam band moe. held its 12th annual moe.down concert. The three day concert festival not only featured five [...]

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End of Summer Blues? How About some Jazz? The 2011 Lake George Jazz Weekend

Lake George Jazz Weekend
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Lake George Jazz Festival 2011 Musicians, Performers and more at this Year’s Lake George Jazz Fest This year’s Lake George Jazz Weekend will showcase a range of talent from impressive young artists to legends who offer cultivated and innovative jazz sounds. The 28th annual event is the culmination of the outdoor summer concert series, taking [...]

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Go Irish: The Irish 2000 Arts and Music Festival

Irish 2000 Fest
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Irish 2000 Arts and Music Festival 2011 Looking Ahead at the Irish 2000 Fest Ranked among the top 5 Irish Festivals in the United States, the Irish 2000 Arts and Music Festival is known for being a weekend of good times, good music and good beer. Over 30 acts will be performing throughout the course of [...]

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Tribute Bands Descend on Old Forge: Forgefest 2011

Completely Unchained
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Forgefest 2011: Tribute Mania A little ditty, ‘bout Jack and Diane….The heart is a bloom….Just a small town girl, livin’ in a lonely world….You said I cannot get there from here, baby. If any of these famous first lines made you want to start scouring your collection for your old copies of John Mellencamp, U2, [...]

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A Family Reunion: African-American Family Day at Empire State Plaza

Rob Murat
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African-American Family Day at Empire State Plaza Featuring the theme of “A Family Reunion,” the annual African-American Family Day sponsored by McDonald’s will be held at the Empire State Plaza in Albany on Saturday, August 6 from 12pm-7pm. The event is dedicated to embodying the five Community Principles of family, love, peace, unity and respect. [...]

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