The Egg

Show Detective – May 12-14, 2023 Friday, May 12th The Platters® with Special Guests The Classic Drifters, Troy Music Hall, Troy, 7:30pm Considered the most romantic of all the early rock & roll groups (that is, the ultimate in “make-out music”), The Platters® produced hit after hit. The quintet effortlessly achieved domestic and international chart […]

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes at The Egg – review. Once upon a time, there were three little boys in Asbury Park, NJ.  Bruce, Johnny and Stevie. They grew up great friends and all became musicians.  Everyone love Little Steven – great guitar player and Rock and Blues historian.  He also plays with a […]

Kevin McKrell’s Upstate Irish, at The Egg in Albany. Photography by Amy Klemme

Photos by: Art Fredette

Photography By: Tim Reidy I was very much looking forward to taking my wife out for a nice dinner last Friday night followed by an enchanted evening at The Egg to see Joan Osborne in concert. Well, she ended up having to watch our grandbaby so I ended up taking Tim Reidy, one of our […]

RRX: Joan, thank you so much for taking the time with me today. We in the Capital Region of New York are very excited that you will be performing at The Egg Performing Arts Center November 11th. What are we to expect from this show? JO: It will be a mixed bag of fan favorites, […]

A long time ago Jim Barrett and I were booking bands for The Uncle Sam’s Blues Jam and we came across a band called Swamp Yankee.  Their guitar player was named Albert Cummings. We added them to the line-up and they played the Scoreboard Saloon in Lansingburgh.  Since then a lot has changed.  Albert Cummings […]

It was great to be back at The Egg for the first time in over a year and a half, especially for an enjoyable reason (the last was for a memorial service for Greg Haymes).  This time, it was for music, a huge part of Greg’s life.  Andrew Heissler, aka Pokey LaFarge was making his […]

The Egg in Albany, filled as fans scrambled in, each one, eggcited about seeing Kenny Wayne Shepherd. As I spoke to those waiting for the show, it occurred to me how many of these fans have seen this band before–many times before.  True followers, they came knowing what to eggspect, and they were not disappointed. […]


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