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SARATOGA SPRINGS (April 4) – Born out of the rich Acadian ancestry of its members and created and driven by bandleader Michael Doucet’s spellbinding fiddle playing and soulful vocals, BeauSoleil is known to bring audiences to their feet. Inspiring two-stepping, waltzing, and standing ovations wherever they go, Universal Preservation Hall is excited to host a […]

SARATOGA SPRINGS (March 8) – Universal Preservation Hall announces two upcoming shows, each featuring GRAMMY™ Award-winning artists coming together to play as co-headliners. Shawn Colvin and KT Tunstall will be coming to the Great Hall 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 26. In the 30 years since the release of her debut album, Colvin has won three […]

SARATOGA SPRINGS (Feb. 2) – Midnight Mass is back for its second iteration at Universal Preservation Hall in Saratoga Springs. After an extremely successful Masquerave in October, the electronic dance music experience is back Saturday, April 6 with “Bloomin’.” All of Us Events, in association with UPH, presents a euphoric music escape featuring new DJs […]

I (Rob Smittix) just recently interviewed Doug Gray of The Marshall Tucker Tucker Band -Check it out HERE! PHOTOS BY: Ross Adams/Rob Smittix The Marshall Tucker Band is heading into their 51st year of being a band in 2024 and the music still holds it’s weight. I was very excited to see the band play […]

Interview: Doug Gray (The Marshall Tucker Band) – By: Rob Smittix (photo credit: Mariah Gray) Marshall Tucker Band UPH: Great Hall 25 Washington St. Saratoga Springs Friday Jan 26 2024 @ 7:30 PM RRX: Well, it’s an absolute pleasure talking to you. I’m so happy that this actually became a thing. So thank you. DG: […]

Lengaïa Salsa Brava is a multi-award winning 12-piece orchestra based in Montreal. Giany Huyghues-Despointes’ childhood dream was to play salsa music. The result is this explosively exciting multicultural brass-focused group representing eight different nationalities, which has been touring and recording music since 2012. And I’m here to suggest you bring your dancing shoes for their […]

I grew up with a love for Broadway. I was lucky to be part of a school music program that organized field trips to NYC to see those gorgeous musical productions that inspired my lifelong love of music and theater.  (Thanks to Lansingburgh High School!)  There is something epic and humanly universal that makes the […]

Paul Reiser, Judy Collins, Chris Botti and More Announced for Universal Preservation Hall Upcoming Season SARATOGA SPRINGS (Sept. 14) – Universal Preservation Hall is adding to their already hearty list of amazing acts coming in the 2023-2024 season. UPH continues to expand its repertoire with the new kinds of performances it is bringing to Saratoga […]

Rainbow Prom at Universal Preservation Hall. I’m a huge fan of the programing at Universal Preservation Hall in Saratoga. And I’m an ally of LGBTQ+ friends and family. When I saw the announcement about a Rainbow Prom scheduled for this fall, I was immediately in love with the idea. People who couldn’t celebrate prom at […]

Interview with Jorge Gomez of Tiempo Libre By: Niki Kaos Bring your dancing shoes to Universal Preservation Hall Friday, March 24th because Tiempo Libre is ready with sizzling Afro-Caribbean songs that represent three decades of musical creation. There will be popular classics, and compositions from past albums reflecting their classical and jazz backgrounds as well. […]

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