Dana Fuchs
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Listen: Live @ EXT Dana Fuchs

Dana Fuchs has never dealt in nostalgia. For this questing artist, it’s not about the rear-view but the road ahead. The next song. The next session. Tonight’s show and tomorrow’s bus ride. But as Dana sheds her musical skin with her triumphant fourth album Love Lives On , it seems a fitting juncture to rewind the reels and thumb a backstory as compelling as any in rock ‘n’ roll. This life and times doesn’t always make for easy reading. The triumphs are laced by tragedy, ugliness, injustice....

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Chappaquiddick
Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures

What really happened? Jay Bobbin reviews the fact-inspired, Kennedy-family-related drama movie "Chappaquiddick."

Gov't Mule at The Palace / Agency

Go see Gov't Mule when they return to the Palace Theatre to celebrate the new album, "Revolution Come... Revolution Go."

April 26
Gov't Mule wsg Black Stone Cherry

See details at The Palace website.

Each Thursday night at 1130p and Saturday at 630p, listen to Andy's Local 518 Show.  Miss it? Wanna hear it again?  It's right here.

Albert Cummings
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B.B. King dubbed  Albert Cummings "a great guitarist."  Cummings writes, plays and sings the blues like nobody else.  He's played with blues legends B.B. King, Johnny Winter, and Buddy Guy.  

TJ Foster
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TJ Foster is a prolific singer/songwriter, composer and audio engineer from the Capital Region.  A member of the folk-rock quartet, Darling Valley, he's releasing his debut solo record, First Person, Vol. 1 on April 13, in which he performed and recorded every instrument at his own home studio.  

Ready Player One
Warner Bros. Pictures

The Cactus Blossoms
Artist

April 21
The Cactus Blossoms wsg Frankie Lee

at The Linda (click here for more details)

Quinn Sullivan
Artist

April 18
The Cohoes Music Hall

wsg The Age

Kim Richey
Artist

April 19th
Kim Richey wsg Jackie Bristow
at The Linda - click here for more info and tickets.

“Kim Richey would rule the charts in a land where Marshall Crenshaw was king, Aimee Mann queen, and the The Beatles never put out another record after Revolver.” Steve Horowitz, popmatters.com

Steven Wilson
Artist

Metamorphic Concerts presents prog rock guitarist, and former leader of Porcupine, Steven Wilson at The Egg.  Steven is out on the "To The Bone" Tour and will be in town on April 19th.

Steven Wilson
The Egg
Thursday, April 19th

Visit The Egg website for more info and tickets.  See Steven's video for "Pariah" below. Visit Steven's website.

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