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MoreThe Rocky Horror Picture Show
10/20/2014
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
MOVIE EVENT

Don't miss the Annual Rocky Horror Bash at the Palace Theatre! Wear your best costume and come do "The Time Warp." This kinky and outrageous musical spoof of classic horror films spawned the ultimate audience-participation cult following amid a million midnight screenings. Rock music, kinky sex and wild comedy all come together in the story of a straight couple (Susan Sarandon & Barry Bostwick) stranded in a spooky old house filled with strange people from Transylvania, all under the watchful, leeringeye of Dr. Frank N. Furter (Tim Curry). Music & Lyrics by Richard O'Brien. Featuring our live shadowcast, "The Kids of Albany."
MorePrimus & the Chocolate Factory
10/24/2014
Primus & the Chocolate Factory
"Tommy the Cat." "John the Fisherman." "Jerry Was A Race Car Driver." "My Name is Mud." "Wynona's Big Brown Beaver." Yessiree, Primus is responsible for some of the most cutting edge and original rock music of the 1990's. And now, the definitive Primus line-up - singer/bassist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde, and drummer Tim Alexander - is back together and planning on getting the worldwide masses bobbing up and down in unison once more.
MoreAmy Schumer
10/25/2014
Amy Schumer
Inside Amy Schumer's Back Door Tour

Be sure to get some of Amy Schumer's Comedy she hits the road next year. This is Schumer's second national tour with COMEDY CENTRAL which kicks off in January and stops at Albany's Palace Theatre on October 25. The tour is produced by AEG Live.
MoreA Clockwork Orange
10/27/2014
A Clockwork Orange
MOVIE EVENT

A scathing satire on a society in the not so distant future, with an excellent performance by Malcolm McDowell as a prime misfit. Stanley Kubrick's vivid adaptation of Anthony Burgess' novel was considered too strong for many when it was first released.
MoreDracula / Frankenstein Horror Double Feature
10/29/2014
Dracula / Frankenstein Horror Double Feature
MOVIE EVENT

An old fashioned Double Feature with 2 Iconic Horror Films back to back at the Palace Theatre.
MoreZendaya & Bridgit Mendler
10/30/2014
Zendaya & Bridgit Mendler
Live in Concert!

"Shake It Up" star, Zendaya, recently released her self-titled debut full-length album where she delivers soulful pop with an urban edge. Her first single "Replay" was one of the biggest hits of the summer. Bridgit Mendler is one of Hollywood's brightest young stars. Hot off her debut album "Hello, My Name is...," with the platinum-certified single, "Ready or Not," the star of "Good Luck Charlie" is making quite the mark in the music world.
MoreThe Best of Jethro Tull performed by Ian Anderson
11/2/2014
The Best of Jethro Tull performed by Ian Anderson
featuring the new album Homo Erraticus

Fronting seminal Prog outfit Jethro Tull and performing simply under his own name, Ian Anderson has performed in more than 54 countries over 45 years; he is widely considered an icon of the genre and is recognized as the protagonist of the flute in rock music.
MoreThe United States Navy Band Commodores
11/6/2014
The United States Navy Band Commodores
FREE CONCERT EVENT!

The Navy Band Commodores feature 19 top jazz and "big band" musicians offering a mixture of styles ranging from the authentic sounds of the swing era to the contemporary high-energy music.  Dizzy Gillespie, Grover Washington Jr., Louis Bellson, and Pete Christlieb are a few of the guest artists who have appeared with the ensemble.
MoreWarren Miller's
11/7/2014
Warren Miller's "No Turning Back"
Still making fresh turns around the world, No Turning Back, the latest film from Warren Miller Entertainment is 65 years in the making. Come celebrate the legacy that annually marks the beginning of winter.
MoreWarren Miller's
11/8/2014
Warren Miller's "No Turning Back"
Still making fresh turns around the world, No Turning Back, the latest film from Warren Miller Entertainment is 65 years in the making. Come celebrate the legacy that annually marks the beginning of winter.
MoreRay LaMontagne
11/9/2014
Ray LaMontagne
Grammy Award winner Ray LaMontagne announces dates for a Fall/Winter tour including a stop at Albany's Palace Theatre. Ray will hit the road in support of his 5th studio album Supernova, out now on RCA Records. Ray welcomes special guests The Belle Brigade for this show.
MoreThe Goonies
11/10/2014
The Goonies
MOVIE EVENT

A group of friends go in search of the long-lost hidden treasure of the 17th century pirate One-Eyed Willy in hopes of saving their homes from demolition. Full of excitement, adventure and laughs - this a great film for anyone young or old.
MoreGov't Mule
11/14/2014
Gov't Mule
Gov't Mule is hitting the road to celebrate their 20th Anniversary and will play the Palace as part of their "20 Years Strong Tour!"

Gov't Mule have been blowing minds since their eponymous 1994 debut. That album found the band boldly transfusing new blood into old-school psychedelic blues-rock at a time when the genre was largely ignored. Gov't Mule's stylistic grasp has grown inexhaustibly since.
MoreDark Star Orchestra
11/15/2014
Dark Star Orchestra

"Recreating the Grateful Dead Experience"

Offering a continually evolving artistic outlet within the Grateful Dead's musical canon, members of Dark Star Orchestra seek out the unique style of each performance era and offer their own interpretations and improvisations at each show.  Using entire set lists from the Grateful Dead's decades of touring as a launching pad, Dark Star Orchestra recreates song for song performances straight from the set list of these historic shows.

MorePinkalicious the Musical
11/16/2014
Pinkalicious the Musical
Park Playhouse Presents:

This is the tale, based on the popular book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, of Pinkalicious, who can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this pink predicament.

MoreMean Streets
11/17/2014
Mean Streets
MOVIE EVENT

Scorsese's masterpiece about a small time hood (Harvey Keitel), his hot headed friend (Robert De Niro) and their cronies in New York City's Little Italy. Technically dazzling, this is the film that put director Martin Scorsese on the map.
MoreAlbany Symphony Orchestra Classical Concert
11/22/2014
Albany Symphony Orchestra Classical Concert
Beethoven's Pastorale

Albany welcomes Mei-Ann Chen, Music Director of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, to lead the orchestra in Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, "Pastorale".
MoreO.A.R.
11/26/2014
O.A.R.
O.A.R. is renowned for its intense, vibrant live show — including selling out Madison Square Garden twice —and the communal feeling it shares with its fans. With each studio album, the band has endeavored to achieve that sense of immediacy. On THE ROCKVILLE LP, "it comes the closest," Roberge says."Every live band I know will always want nothing more than to carry their live performance onto the album.  It's an elusive thing to capture, so I'll never say we nailed it," Roberge says. "But I can guarantee we put that same live show energy and passion into each minute of THE ROCKVILLE LP and we can only hope the audience feels that."
MoreMoscow Ballet's
11/29/2014
Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker"
40 star-studded dancers perform Olympic-worthy leaps in Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker. It is the holiday performance for families with magical toys, falling snow, growing Christmas trees, and astounding ballet moves. The Moscow Ballet dancers are world- class and a delight to experience. Celebrate Russian ballet and the beauty of the holidays in Moscow Ballet's grand production of the Great Russian Nutcracker!
MoreStraight No Chaser
11/30/2014
Straight No Chaser "Happy Hour Tour"
If the phrase "male a cappella group" conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses... think again. Straight No Chaser (SNC) are neither strait-laced nor straight-faced, but neither are they vaudeville-style kitsch. They have emerged as a phenomenon with a massive fanbase, numerous national TV appearances and proven success with CD releases.
MoreGabriel Iglesias
12/5/2014
Gabriel Iglesias
Unity Through Laughter World Tour

Gabriel Iglesias brings his "Unity Through Laughter" tour to the Palace Theatre on December 5. Iglesias is one of America's most successful stand-up comedians and he performs in sold-out concerts across the United States and Internationally. His stand-up comedy is a mixture of storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects that bring his personal experiences to life. His unique and animated comedy style has made him popular among fans of all ages. A night of comedy with Gabriel Iglesias will leave you rolling in the aisles!
MoreAlbany Symphony Orchestra
12/7/2014
Albany Symphony Orchestra "The Magic of Christmas"
The Capital Region's Favorite festive tradition is BACK -and if you haven't experienced the Magic of Christmas before, come see what everyone's talking about! Bring the family (and your holiday cheer) and settle down for the area's only full-orchestra Christmas extravaganza -the Magic of Christmas - featuring your favorite holiday tunes, exciting holiday surprises, and the talents of young performers from around the community. Make this concert a gift to your family this holiday season.
MoreThe Piano Guys
12/8/2014
The Piano Guys "A Family Christmas"
Hailing from Utah, The Piano Guys became an Internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos. They've made over 35 since joining forces in early 2011, including their hit video, an innovative 10-handed version of One Direction's "What Makes You Beautiful." But it's the Guys' highly original blend of classical music with pop that has really been the cause of an Internet phenomenon that has brought them to their major label debut album and high selling concert tours. "A Family Christmas" puts The Piano Guys' signature twist on such Christmas classics as "Silent Night," "Good King Wenceslas" and "Angels We Have Heard On High."
MoreThe Fresh Beat Band
12/11/2014
The Fresh Beat Band
GREATEST HITS LIVE!

The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon's preschool music group and stars of the hit Emmy Award-winning TV series of the same name, are bringing an all new concert to cities across the U.S. The Fresh Beat Band Greatest Hits Live features Kiki (Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer), Shout (Thomas Hobson), Marina (Tara Perry), and Twist (Jon Beavers) performing in this brand new production featuring new hit songs such as "Walk Like an Egyptian" along with fan favorites from their live-action TV show and recent albums. The band will perform all of their biggest hits that teach preschoolers about music appreciation and how to express their feelings through movement, song and instrumental music. Fresh Beat Band Party packages, which include a meet and greet with The Fresh Beat Band will be available.
MoreJohn Oliver
12/13/2014
John Oliver

John Oliver, the Emmy and Writer's Guild Award winning writer and host of HBO's "Last Week Tonight" comes to the Palace Theatre for an evening of stand up comedy!

From 2006 to 2013 John was a correspondent and guest host on the multiaward winning The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Having made the move to America in 2006 to work on The Daily Show, John won the Breakout Award at the Aspen Comedy Festival in 2007 and went on to write and star in his first hour long Comedy Central stand up special "John Oliver: Terrifying Times" in 2008.

MoreScrooged
12/15/2014
Scrooged
MOVIE EVENT

Bill Murray stars as Scrooge (need we say more?) in this hilarious, updated version of Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol", placing the world's most famous miser as a network television executive visited by strange apparitions on Christmas Eve. Many standout performances and surprise cameo appearances make for a rollicking Yuletide treat!
MoreIt's a Wonderful Life
12/19/2014
It's a Wonderful Life
MOVIE EVENT - 3:00 PM Screening

An annual Holiday tradition at the Palace Theatre!
It's hard to believe that this timeless classic wasn't a hit when it was first released. Frank Capra's sentimental fantasy of a small town businessman (James Stewart), follows him as he tries to do the right thing, thinks he's failed, tries to commit suicide, but is ultimately saved by a guardian angel who shows him what life would've been like without him. A perfect cast, a perfect film...
MoreIt's a Wonderful Life
12/19/2014
It's a Wonderful Life
MOVIE EVENT - 7:00 PM Screening

An annual Holiday tradition at the Palace Theatre!
It's hard to believe that this timeless classic wasn't a hit when it was first released. Frank Capra's sentimental fantasy of a small town businessman (James Stewart), follows him as he tries to do the right thing, thinks he's failed, tries to commit suicide, but is ultimately saved by a guardian angel who shows him what life would've been like without him. A perfect cast, a perfect film...
MoreA Charlie Brown Christmas
12/21/2014
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Park Playhouse Presents:
3:00 PM PERFORMANCE

The classic animated television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. This delightful new production features the classic music of Vince Guaraldi, and a host of holiday favorites. It's fun for the new family, presented by Park Playhouse at The Palace.
MoreA Charlie Brown Christmas
12/21/2014
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Park Playhouse Presents:
7:00 PM PERFORMANCE


The classic animated television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. This delightful new production features the classic music of Vince Guaraldi, and a host of holiday favorites. It's fun for the new family, presented by Park Playhouse at The Palace.
MoreWhite Christmas
12/22/2014
White Christmas
MOVIE EVENT

Starring Bing Crosby & Danny Kaye as nightclub entertainers and Rosemary Clooney & Vera-Ellen as a singing sister act - the foursome travel to Vermont to help an old friend and commanding officer revive his old inn. Featuring a wonderful Irving Berlin score, White Christmas was the highest grossing film of 1954 and continues to be a holiday favorite!
MoreThe Wizard of Oz
12/29/2014
The Wizard of Oz
MOVIE EVENT - Family Fun Day!

School is out - so bring the family to the Palace Theatre for a classic film everyone will enjoy. Pure movie magic in this timeless tale of a young Kansas girl traveling "Over the Rainbow" to find strange characters and adventure while in search of the true meaning of "home". A classic score (by Richard Arlen & Yip Harburg) and a pitch-perfect cast contribute to the ultimate musical film fantasy.  A treasure for all ages!
Moremoe.
12/30/2014
moe.
An Albany favorite, moe. is one of the top progressive rock bands on the music scene today. With over 20 years of touring under the belts, the members of moe. have built a dedicated fan base with well crafted songs, extended jams and exciting live performances. See them live on stage when they return to help kick off 2015 with two shows that are guaranteed to be spectacular and extra special!
Moremoe. - New Year's Eve
12/31/2014
moe. - New Year's Eve
An Albany favorite, moe. is one of the top progressive rock bands on the music scene today. With over 20 years of touring under the belts, the members of moe. have built a dedicated fan base with well crafted songs, extended jams and exciting live performances. See them live on stage when they return to help kick off 2015 with two shows that are guaranteed to be spectacular and extra special!
MorePee-wee's Big Adventure
1/12/2015
Pee-wee's Big Adventure
MOVIE EVENT

A feature length imagining of Paul Reubens' Pee-wee Herman directed by Tim Burton. Lots of laughs and fun as Pee-wee goes on a nationwide search for his stolen bicycle.
MoreAlbany Symphony Orchestra Classical Concert
1/17/2015
Albany Symphony Orchestra Classical Concert

Mendelssohn's "Scottish" Symphony

Percussionist Colin Currie returns to the Albany Symphony in this all-Scottish program!

MoreJoe Bonamassa
1/19/2015
Joe Bonamassa
Guitar Hero Joe Bonamassa returns to the Palace Theatre on January 19! The show will offer two entirely new and exciting band line-ups with Bonamassa essentially opening for himself. The first set will feature Bonamassa treating the audience to a gorgeously textured unplugged experience, Bonamassa will then shift into electric mode for the second half of the show featuring his regular touring band.
MoreThe Hustler
2/9/2015
The Hustler
MOVIE EVENT

Paul Newman is outstanding as the disenchanted drifter and pool hustler who challenges the legendary Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason). The down and dirty, dingy pool hall atmosphere is fully realized in this incisive Oscar Winning film.
MoreBlack History Month Step Show
2/15/2015
Black History Month Step Show
The Annual Step Show has proven to be a valuable centerpiece to a month long celebration of African American Culture in the Capital Region. It brings the community together for one night to show support for their friends, family and neighbors while enjoying an evening filled with high energy step performances. The 2015 Step Show will feature teams from SUNY Albany, Siena and St. Rose as well as other Upstate New York schools and some of the best Step Teams from outside the area!
MoreFrozen
2/18/2015
Frozen
MOVIE EVENT - Family Fun Day!
3:00 PM Screening

School is out - so bring the family to the Palace Theatre for a film everyone will enjoy!
This wildly popular 2013 Disney animated movie is the tale of Elsa, princess of Arendelle, who possesses the ability to produce frost and snow at will and her younger sister Anna. When Elsa is forced to flee their castle home after an accident involving her powers, it is up to Anna to make the perilous trip to her rescue. Featuring a hit soundtrack filled with wonderful songs, Frozen will keep the kids singing along!
MoreThe Three Stooges Film Festival
2/23/2015
The Three Stooges Film Festival
MOVIE EVENT

The original knuckleheads return to the Palace as we once again present the best of Moe, Larry, and Curly (and sometimes Shemp) in six of their funniest short films that will have you rolling in the aisles with laughter. Nyuck, nyuck, nyuck.
MoreHigh Noon
3/9/2015
High Noon
MOVIE EVENT

Legendary western drama about a crisis of conscience; starring Gary Cooper, Lloyd Bridges & Grace Kelly. On his wedding - and retirement - day, Marshal Will Kane learns that a gunman is coming seeking revenge. Though he has good excuses for leaving, he feels a responsibility to stay and face the gunman - those no one in town is willing to help.
MoreDisney Junior Live On Tour!
3/14/2015
Disney Junior Live On Tour!
Pirate & Princess Adventure
4:00 PM PERFORMANCE

Join us for Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure Presented by YoKids Organic Yogurt. A never-before-seen live show featuring your favorite characters from Disney Junior's, Sofia the First and Jake and the Never Land Pirates.
MoreDisney Junior Live On Tour!
3/14/2015
Disney Junior Live On Tour!
Pirate & Princess Adventure
1:00 PM PERFORMANCE

Join us for Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure Presented by YoKids Organic Yogurt. A never-before-seen live show featuring your favorite characters from Disney Junior's, Sofia the First and Jake and the Never Land Pirates.
MoreA Hard Day's Night
3/23/2015
A Hard Day's Night
MOVIE EVENT

This first Beatles film is director Richard Lester's idea of a typical day in the group's life - he lets his imagination run wild and the result is a visual delight filled with classic Beatles songs ("Can't Buy Me Love," "And I Love Her," "A Hard Day's Night" and more.) A classic and a must see on the big screen for any Beatles fans!
MoreAlbany Symphony Orchestra Classical Concert
4/18/2015
Albany Symphony Orchestra Classical Concert

An Evening w/ Time for Three

Genre-crossing, dynamic classical string trio Time For Three brings their unique twist on classical tradition to the Albany Symphony.

MoreThe Big Lebowski
4/20/2015
The Big Lebowski
MOVIE EVENT

From the Academy Award-winning Coen Brothers (Fargo, No Country for Old Men) comes a hilariously quirky comedy-thriller about bowling, a kidnapping plot, White Russians, nihilists and a guy named...The Dude. Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski (Jeff Bridges) doesn't want any drama in his life but in a case of mistaken identity, a couple of thugs break into his place and steal his rug (you gotta understand, that rug really tied the room together). Now, The Dude must embark on a quest with his crazy friends to make things right and get that rug back! Co-starring John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, John Turturro and Philip Seymour Hoffman.
MoreAmerican Graffiti
5/4/2015
American Graffiti
MOVIE EVENT

This 1973 film - Directed by George Lucas - is filled with young stars including Ron Howard, Harrison Ford, Richard Dreyfuss and more. This is a highly entertaining, insightful mosaic about youngsters "coming of age" after their high school graduation in 1962. Hilarious and always on target, this film made Dreyfuss a star and boosted many other young careers.
MoreBrian Regan
5/8/2015
Brian Regan
Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country.  Brian's non-stop theater tour has visited more than 80 cities each year since 2005 and continues through 2015.  It is the quality of his material, relatable to a wide audience and revered by his peers, which continues to grow Brian's fan base.  The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, Brian Regan consistently fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations.
MoreSesame Street Live!
5/15/2015
Sesame Street Live! "Make a New Friend"
10:30 AM PERFORMANCE

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!
MoreSesame Street Live!
5/15/2015
Sesame Street Live! "Make a New Friend"
6:30 PM "OPENING NIGHT" PERFORMANCE

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!
MoreSesame Street Live!
5/16/2015
Sesame Street Live! "Make a New Friend"
5:30 PM PERFORMANCE

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!
MoreSesame Street Live!
5/16/2015
Sesame Street Live! "Make a New Friend"
2:00 PM PERFORMANCE

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!
MoreSesame Street Live!
5/16/2015
Sesame Street Live! "Make a New Friend"
10:30 AM PERFORMANCE

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!
MoreSesame Street Live!
5/17/2015
Sesame Street Live! "Make a New Friend"
1:00 PM PERFORMANCE

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!
MoreFrom Russia with Love
5/18/2015
From Russia with Love
MOVIE EVENT

The second movie in the James Bond franchise is one of the best - starring Sean Connery as 007 - this film packs plenty of suspense and action and features one of the longest and most exciting fight scenes ever staged.
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