Friday, October 13, 2006

Hear Here October 13, 2006

Friday October 13

Sanctuary for Independent Media TROY $10, 3361 6th Ave., Troy, 518-272-2390
Billy Bang Quartet
Play Reflections (from Vietnam: Reflections) fade out before 7:00
Amazing Jazz violinist who has used music to exorcise the demons of his Vietnam


Iron Horse 10pm
Okkervil River - Song of Our So-Called Friends 3:25
Elvis Perkins

Club Helsinki
Poppa Chubby - Preacher Man 3:57

Williams College 8pm (413) 597-2425
MainStage, '62 Center for Theatre and Dance
Kinsey Sicks - I wanna Be a Republican
"Condoleezzapalooza," parody of current politics with Kinsey Sicks, "America's

favorite Dragapella Beauty-Shop Quartet,"

Colonial Theater 8pm 413-442-7718
Pittsfield CityJazz Festival
The legendary Dr. Billy Taylor & his Trio - Moanin' 5:23
and Metta Quintet - Morning Rush 5:48

Valentines 7pm downstairs 518-432-6572
Root-O-Rama night 1
The Brett Rosenberg Problem - Death Star 2:57 (former Boston Subway Busker)
The Hudson Rivieras
The Heddy Borthers

Saturday October 14

Valentines 8pm downstairs 518-432-6572
Root-O-Rama night 2
Grainbelt - The Ballad of Sled 3:06 (Valentines Booker Howard Glassman's new

band Coal Palace Kings are gone)
The Old Sweethearts
Future Farmers of America
The Bum Steers

Flywheel 413-527-9800
JUCIFER - pontius of palia (from ne If Thine Enemy Hunger) 3:12

Helsinki 528-3394
Haale - One More Time (Clash Cover) 4:57

Mass MoCA 8pm 413-662-2111
las rubias del norte - soledad 3:30
Las Rubias del Norte (the blondes of the north) play boleros, cha cha cha,

cumbias, huaynos, lieder, and cowboy songs. Fronted by classically trained

singers Allyssa Lamb and Emily Hurst, the band mixes musicians from the US,

France and Colombia who all look back to the Latin motherland most of them never

had. Their new album, Panamericana, just came out

Academy of Music in Northampton 8pm 413-584-8435
jennie lewis with the watson twins - melt your heart 2:47
Michael Endelman, a reviewer for "Entertainment Weekly," calls Lewis "the Emmylou

Harris of the Silverlake set, her exquisite voice masking smart, tart lyrics that

question God and poke at politicians." Jenny Lewis will take the historic Academy

of Music stage with her bluegrass-style backup singers the Watson Twins for a

night of gospel-harmonized sounds with irreverent themes. Opening acts will be

the three-man Brooklyn rock band Vietnam, and California singer/guitarist Michael


Castle Street Cafe 528-5244
Guitarist Michael Musillami's Quartet - Brooms 3:00

Colonial Theater 8pm 413-442-7718
Pittsfield CityJazz Festival
T.S. Monk Sextet - little rootie tootie (from monk on monk) 7:32

Sunday October 15

Colonial Theater 2pm 413-442-7718
Internationally acclaimed saxophonist Phil Woods and the
incredible U.S. Jazz Ambassadors Big Band
Phil Woods & The Festival Orchestra - How's Your Mama? (Phil's Theme): Excerpted

52nd Street Theme / Salt Peanuts / Harlem Nocturne
solos: Phil Woods - alto sax / Brian Lynch - trumpet / Bill Charlap - piano

Tuesday October 17
The Egg 8pm 518-473-1845
Emmylou Harris
Teddy Thompson - Think Again 3:33
son of British folk-rock icons Richard and Linda Thompson

Washington Avenue Armory 8pm 518-476-1000 (ticketmaster)
Matisyahu - jerusalem (out of darkness comes light) 3:12


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