- Elvis Costello plays Bethel Woods July 20.
India.Arie | June 2
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
The Grammy-winning, platinum-selling contemporary R&B diva graces the Capital Region on the tour for her new album, Worthy.
Location Details Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
Dead & Company | June 18Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga
Founding Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann—joined on guitar by John Mayer—keep on truckin' with another long, strange trip.
Phish | July 2-3Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga
The Burlington-born jam-band juggernaut lands at SPAC for these two epic, phan-pleasing days of outward-bound songs and sonic flights.
Location Details Saratoga Performing Arts Center
James Taylor | July 3-4Tanglewood, Lenox, Massachusetts
In a longstanding Tanglewood tradition, the sultan of sensitive singer-songwriters returns to the glorious open-air Koussevitzky Music Shed for his always-anticipated summer engagement.
Event Details James Taylor
John Mayer | July 19Times Union Center, Albany
Around his being on the road with Dead & Company (see above), the hitmaking singer-songwriter and guitarist has lined up his own tour—which includes this hot-ticket night in Albany.
Event Details John Mayer
Elvis Costello/BlondieJuly 20
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel
In one of the season's strongest bills, the site of the original Woodstock Music Festival welcomes two of the leading acts of the new wave era.
Event Details Elvis Costello & The Imposters And Blondie
Steve Miller Band/Marty StuartJuly 28
Hutton Brickyards, Kingston
Two summers after the repurposed outdoor waterfront venue's legend-making Bob Dylan concert, the former brickyard unites these titans of classic rock and country-roots music.
Event Details Steve Miller Band
The Distillers/Death Valley GirlsAugust 16
Upstate Concert Hall, Albany
Capped by the gravel-gnashing voice of frontwoman Brody Dalle, the reunited-and-roaring Distillers storm the region with fellow LA punks Death Valley Girls in tow.
Graham NashSeptember 22
One of the original Woodstock concert's most famous veterans returns to our area for an intimate evening of songs and stories from throughout his fabled career.
Event Details Graham Nash
The Mystical Arts of TibetOctober 13
Ulster Performing Arts Center, Kingston
In a sure-to-be-transcendental night at UPAC, Tibet's colorfully costumed Loseling monks will perform ancient temple music and dance for world healing.