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Cymbals Eat Guitars at The Low Beat: Ticket Giveaway

On April 30, Cymbals Eat Guitars will be playing The Low Beat alongside slowshine, and What Moon Things.

Dellarocca Booking has hooked us up with a pair of tickets to giveaway to this awesome show, and you can enter to win below. And if you’re not the contest type, tickets are currently available, and are only $12. Dellarocca Booking always puts on great shows up here and this one will be no different!

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Jessica Pratt at BSP Kingston

Jessica Pratt, incredible musician and singer-songwriter will be at BSP Kingston on Saturday June 20. Pratt is based in LA, and has recently released her second album On Your Own Love Again on Drag City Records.

Impose did a great interview with Jessica a few years ago which should give you a nice little look into her views on music and more.

Tickets go on sale Friday April 10 at 10am and are only $10 in advance.

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24-Hour Drone at Basilica Hudson

Basilica Hudson is hosting a 24-hour drone show from Saturday April 25 at 3pm until Sunday April 26 at 3pm. This event is presented in collaboration the Le Guess Who? festival in Utrecht, Netherlands. The artists on this show experiment in electronic, psychedelic, classical, non-western and instrumental drone music.

The event will be a fully immersive experience in-the-round with no stage. The circular arrangement is based off of the concept of a β€œtonal clock,” a visual representation of the chromatic scale, and the harmonic sacred geometry that ancient Greek mathematician Pythagoras helped develop.

Admission allows attendees to come and go as they please, but those who make the commitment to this endurance, long-duration work will be rewarded with the intangible feeling of meditative contentment, pure bliss, and communal collaboration.

$15 early-bird tickets are currently available, and you can read more about the event on Basilica Hudson’s website.

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Shana Falana at The Low Beat

Shana Falana is set to play The Low Beat on Thursday, April 2. Shana Falana recently premered a track from their upcoming album Set Your Lightning Free to great acclaim. Also on the bill are friends and favorites Moon Magick and Troy’s Eternal Crimes.

Stream some music below and mark your calendar. This show is not a bad way to spend your Thursday!

10 Songs Per Minute: Capital Region

The Capital Region was recently cast in The Cutting Room’s latest 10 Songs Per Minute videos. Great to see some local favorites in there as well as some that were previously unknown to me. Definitely give the video a watch. If you’re into this sort of music discovery service for a broader spectrum of music, simply subscribe to the channel to stay in the loop.

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Erykah Badu at SPAC

Erykah Badu will be playing SPAC on Sunday June 28 as part of Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival.

Also on the bill is Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Cassandra Wilson,
Al Di Meola Electric Band, Christian McBride Big Band, Pedrito Martinez Group, Monty Alexander’s Harlem-Kingston Express, Theo Croker, Sheila E., Snarky Puppy, Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, Heads of State featuring Gary Bartz, Larry Willis, Buster Williams & Al Foster, Django Festival All-Stars, Etienne Charles and much more.

Lean more on the official event page and grab your tickets asap!

Bear Grass – Clock In The Corner

A little while back, Bear Grass shared their video entry into NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Contest. It’s a fun video for a great song and I’d recommend giving it a listen. If you like what you hear, check out their bandcamp for more.

Bear Grass is Katie Hammon (lead vocals and guitar), Tommy Krebs (Guitar, Keys & Vocals), August Sagehorn (Bass) & Ian White (Drums).