WAMC'S PERFORMING ARTS STUDIO

Ali McGuirk

The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio 339 Central Avenue, Albany, NY

On-Sale Friday, July 22 at 10am. When I was out in L.A., I had the sensation that I was doing exactly what I was supposed to be doing,” Ali McGuirk says of recording her stunning Signature Sounds debut, Til It’s Gone. “That’s such an elusive feeling to capture.”  On the recommendation of producer Jonah Tolchin […]

$18 – $25

Della Mae – Live at The Linda

The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio 339 Central Avenue, Albany, NY

Della Mae is a GRAMMY-nominated, all-women string band made up of founder and fiddle player Kimber Ludiker, lead vocalist/guitarist Celia Woodsmith, guitarist Avril Smith, bassist Vickie Vaughn, and mandolinist Maddie Witler. Hailing from across North America, and reared in diverse musical styles, they are one of the most charismatic and engaging roots bands touring today. […]

$25 – $35

The 41st Annual Asbury Short Film Concert

The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio 339 Central Avenue, Albany, NY

You know those short films you’ve never heard of that win Academy Awards or honors from well-known film festivals? Well, the Asbury Shorts Film Concerts give you a rare opportunity to view those mini gems on a big screen in a real theater format. The event spans any and all genres of short films—from animation, […]

$15

Slaid Cleaves – Live at The Linda

The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio 339 Central Avenue, Albany, NY

Slaid Cleaves: Grew up in Maine. Lives in Texas. Writes songs. Makes records. Travels around. Tries to be good. Joseph Hudak of Rolling Stone calls Cleaves “a master storyteller, one influenced not by the shine of pop culture but by the dirt of real life.” Now twenty-five years into his storied career, Cleaves' songwriting has […]

$25 – $28

John Primer and the Real Deal Blues Band

The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio 339 Central Avenue, Albany, NY

2 time Grammy Nominated, Chicago Blues Hall of Fame artist and 2016 Blues Music Award Winner, John Primer is truly “The Real Deal.” Growing up on Mississippi sharecropper land in 1945 he dreamed of becoming a star, playing the blues with his idol Muddy Waters and traveling all over the world with his music he […]

$25 – $30

Shantyman Séan McCann

The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio 339 Central Avenue, Albany, NY

“A song is never more powerful than when it is sung with a friend,” and in Séan McCann’s musical world the old and the new have always thrived together, side by side in the same tasty stew. The rhythms of celtic bodhráns and tin whistles existed in harmony with synths and drum machines in his […]

$25

Durham County Poets

The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio 339 Central Avenue, Albany, NY

Durham County Poets are a “BAND” in the truest sense of the word! Each member writes and arranges, and brings something unique to the table. You’ll hear a variety of genres and a broad range of styles. Be it Blues, Soul, Folk, R&B or Gospel, it all weaves seamlessly together to create a truly authentic […]

$25

Guy Davis

The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio 339 Central Avenue, Albany, NY

Guy Davis once said, “I like antiques and old things, old places, that still have the dust of those who’ve gone before us lying upon them.” Blowing that dust off just enough to see its beauty is something Guy has excelled at for over twenty years of songwriting and performing. It’s no wonder his reverence […]

$25 – $30

Tim Coakley Jazz Show 35th Anniversary Live

The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio 339 Central Avenue, Albany, NY

FREE TO ALL WAMC Northeast Public Radio is proud to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Tim Coakley Jazz Show.  Coakley has been keeping the Capital Region entertained and informed on the state of jazz past, present, and future since 1987.  In addition to his work on the air, Coakley is president emeritus of 501(c)(3) […]

Free

Leslie Mendelson

The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio 339 Central Avenue, Albany, NY

Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Leslie Mendelson is supporting her most recent studio album ‘If You Can’t Say Anything Nice…,’ as well as a solo acoustic EP ‘In The Meantime,’ that was recorded during quarantine earlier this Spring. Described by Relix Magazine as an artist with “a loyal, cross-generational audience that hugs the hippie, hipster, coffee shop and […]

$20 – $25