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MoreJoshua Bell & the Albany Symphony Orchestra
9/6/2014
Joshua Bell & the Albany Symphony Orchestra
ASO Opening Night Concert!

Joshua Bell is one of the most celebrated violinists of his era. His restless curiosity, passion, and multi-faceted musical interests have earned him the rare title of "classical music superstar."
MoreThe Fray
9/9/2014
The Fray
with special guests A Great Big World & Andy Grammer
99.5 The River's "Fall Night In" Concert

To celebrate the release of their fourth album Helios (out now on Epic Records), THE FRAY is embarking on a nationwide tour including a special stop in Albany on September 9 as part of 99.5 The River's "Fall Night In" concert featuring special guests A GREAT BIG WORLD & ANDY GRAMMER.
MoreMind, Body & Spirit Health Fair
9/14/2014
Mind, Body & Spirit Health Fair
On Sunday, September 14 from 12pm - 4pm the Palace Theatre will open its doors to the public for our FREE Annual "Mind, Body & Spirit Health Fair" to promote healthy living. Guests to the Palace Theatre will be treated to on-stage events and demonstrations, vendors, healthy activities, raffles, door prizes and complimentary gift bags!
MoreA Mother's Love
9/18/2014
A Mother's Love
Kandi Burruss & Todd Tucker Present:
"A MOTHER'S LOVE"

A Mother's Love is a story that captures the roller-coaster relationship between a mother and daughter. It depicts how tough it can be for a mother to let go and allow her daughter to make her own decisions when it comes to love. The story chronicles the daughter's all-girl music group as they prepare for a life changing performance.
MoreKip Moore
9/26/2014
Kip Moore
CMT On Tour 2014: Up In Smoke
with special guests Charlie Worsham & Sam Hunt

Singer-songwriter Kip Moore combines a raw and rustic voice with compelling lyrics of honesty to create a unique sound that's simultaneously hypnotic and edgy. His voice is weathered by life's detours and disappointments and strengthened by his dreams and determination. His music is infused with relentless intensity, both of passion and frustration.

MoreNas: Time is Illmatic
10/3/2014
Nas: Time is Illmatic
Nas comes to the Palace Theatre in conjunction with a special screening of his documentary film, "Nas: Time is Illmatic." Each show on the tour will be a special event where the film will screen followed by Nas performing his classic album "Illmatic" live from start to finish.
MoreFrankie Valli & The Four Seasons
10/9/2014
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Frankie Valli was catapulted into rock and roll stardom after his iconic American Bandstand performance of "Sherry" with The Four Seasons.  As a solo artist and with the Four Seasons, Valli has produced 19 top ten hits and sold over 100 million records world wide. Hit singles include "Walk Like A Man," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You," "My Eyes Adored You," "December, '63 (Oh, What a Night)" as well as the hit title track of the best selling "Grease" soundtrack.
MoreLewis Black
10/16/2014
Lewis Black
LEWIS BLACK, Grammy Award-winning stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as stand-up comedian, actor and author. Receiving critical acclaim, he performs over 200 nights a year to sell out audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada and United States. His live performances provide a cathartic release of anger and disillusionment for his audience.  He is a passionate performer who is a more pissed-off optimist than mean-spirited curmudgeon. Lewis is the rare comic who can cause an audience to laugh themselves into incontinence while making compelling points about the absurdity of our world.
MoreThe Australian Pink Floyd Show
10/17/2014
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
"Set The Controls"

Get ready for an audiovisual extravaganza courteous of The Australian Pink Floyd Show. Featuring a million dollar light show, multiple inflatables and stunning laser effects, all coupled with note perfect renditions of Pink Floyd's biggest hits. Taking its tour title from "Set The Controls for the Heart Of the Sun" from the A Saucerful of Secrets album, The Australian Pink Floyd Show will be performing Pink Floyd classics that will be chosen directly by audience votes!
MoreAlbany Symphony Orchestra Classical Concert
10/18/2014
Albany Symphony Orchestra Classical Concert
Tchaikovsky's "Pathetique"

Pianist Joyce Yang joins the Albany Symphony for Rachmaninoff and David Alan Miller leads the symphony in Tchaikovsky's most famous work.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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.
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

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.

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.
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.

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