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Troy | All Originals
Progressive Rock | Fusion | Rock
[ ] is a band that we've been developing out of Troy, NY. We have a four song demo on our website at http://aptronymband.com. On a previous bill, we were described as: “[ ] is a genius instrumental meta-rock band with songs arranged like Orson Welles movies and air-inspired jams that blur the line between emotional and technical.” We are available to play shows in the capital region in the near future.
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Albany | Covers and Originals
Alternative Rock | Punk | Acid Punk
A solo project by Abe Hmiel that seeks to fill in all the matrix elements of the full quantum-mechanical phase space by hand. Somewhere between singer-songwriter ukulele to indie punk to noise attack. Influenced by Fugazi, Wire, the Minutemen, etc.
10strip
Mostly Originals
Rock | Funk | Jam Band
10strip is now mostly dark or weird industrial and ambient music. Some of my songs are currently being translated to be played live. Be on the lookout.
2 Broads with Alotta Sound

Ambient | Progressive Rock | Techno
Vocalist/keyboard duo - Variety is the hallmark of their eclectic/electric performances.
The 24/7 Band
Albany | All Covers
Classic Rock | Funk | Pop
24/7 is a five piece band (guitar, drums, bass, keys, and vocals) that plays cover tunes in the Albany, Cohoes, and Lansingburgh areas. We are a professional working band that has the equipment for large and small venues alike. We play bars, clubs, private parties, large halls, out-door, and charity events. Contact us for any booking needs. Also, check our website for appearances and updates.
29 Counts
Mostly Originals

29 Counts
2Late
Albany | Mostly Originals
Folk | Country
We are an acoustic duo that's been together since 2004. Vicki Gayle is the lead singer, and Mike Short plays lead guitar, does backing vocals, and some lead vocals. Our main influences are Maura O'Connell, Cheryl Wheeler, and Peter, Paul and Mary
4ever1
Saratoga | Mostly Originals
Christian
Since 2004, 4ever1 has been playing at community events, parks, campgrounds, fairs, fundraisers, coffeehouses, shelters, nursing homes, prisons, and churches. 4ever1 plays a variety of styles including jazz, Christian contemporary, and country. Their original music is uplifting, with unique arrangements and meaningful lyrics.
5 Pounds of Potatoes
Capital Region | Covers and Originals
Alternative Rock | Party Music | Rock
5 Pounds of Potatoes is a fun and rocking party band from upstate NY with members Berto Benac, Mark Bocain and Michael "Nemo" Copeland. See our video on Youtube: http://youtu.be/it-UX_xs2_w Check out 5 Pounds of Potatoes on Facebook: www.facebook.com/5poundsofpotatoes For bookings call 518-231-0053 Email 5poundsofpotatoes@gmail.com
8X9
Saratoga | Mostly Originals
Rock | Heavy Metal | Classic Rock
8X9(Eight Ex Nine): 8X9 is From Saratoga Springs, New york. We are a four piece band that ranges in all different types of Genres(Rock ,Metal, Industrial, Hard Rock, Classic Rock, ect.) Our styles are all different which makes a new but at the same time familiar sound. We write our own songs as well as play tons of different covers , Ranging From Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Linkin Park , Korn, Wild Cherry, Nine Inch Nails, Styx, Slayer, Chevelle, Incubus, Deftones, Megadeth and many many others. We are very active players and love to play and write.
A Breath of Mercury
Ballston Spa | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Heavy Metal | Death Metal
A Breath Of Mercury is an alternative metal/core band from the Capital region find our music on www.MySpace.com/abreathofmercury www.reverbnation.com/abreathofmercuryband Find us facebook and follow us on Twitter@abomband
Aaron Mittler Acoustic Entertainment
Capital Region | Mostly Covers
Classic Rock
There were great songs that touched us as we were growing up by artists like the Beatles, Simon and Garfunkle, Pink Floyd Jethro Tull and the Moody Blues that you just never hear anymore These songs need to be heard.... so I play them.
Above the Flood
Capital Region | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Rock
Featuring Matt Shufelt and Ricky Little formerly of Split 2nd Alibi, Steve Rajter formerly of Hygeer, and Mike Grosshandler of The Velmas, Above the Flood is an original hard rock band based out of the Capital Region of New York.
Accents
Albany | All Originals
Indie | Rock
Accents came out of nowhere...and in a big way with an astonishingly mature debut that oozes with indie rock bliss. Their songs are constructed with the combined result of the genuine, honest and often heartbreaking songwriting of TJ Foster matched with production wiz Benjamin Hemingway's keen knack for making the sweet sound even sweeter
The Accents

Dance | Rock | Pop
The Capital Regions premiere party band. Exceptional male/female vocals with rhythm section to match. KEEP IT LIVE!
Acoustic Trauma
All Originals
Progressive Rock | Alternative Rock
Acoustic Trauma is a trio whose concept and goal is to defy the common stereotype that has tagged acoustic rock as being "laid back" or "tame". In the 1990's, many popular bands have toned down their acts, characterizing themselves as being "unplugged".
Adela and Jude
Other | Mostly Originals
Americana | Country | Folk
An amazing combination of enthusiastic performance and superbly crafted songs, the brilliant interaction between Adela & Jude make for a truly enjoyable show. Performing with a fever pitch of old-time revivalist preachers - Adela & Jude exude a chemistry that shines through in their vocal and stage performance. The duo stomps, hollers and brings to life the familiar and forgotten musical giants that cast long shadows over American music
Adesso
Albany | Mostly Originals

Adesso performs a blend of original, traditional and contemporary songs in both English and Italian lead singers Ferrilyn Sourdiffe and Stephen Alcorn.
Aficionado
Albany | Mostly Originals

We're a 10-piece band (including our light guy, who is very much a part of the band), and we've been playing the local circuit since 2004, with a couple DIY national and regional tours thrown in. We put on a fun, high energy live show and it would be great to see you there.
Alan Weeks and Mike Romeling
Capital Region | Covers and Originals
Acoustic | Folk | Blues
Alan and Mike deliver an eclectic mix of unique covers and originals--high mountain folk blues straight from their back porch to the listener's heart and mind.
Albany Musicians' Association, Inc.
Albany

(Local 14 of AFM) Professional musicians: over 300 members; jazz, symphonic, various genres; soloists, ensembles and big band. All occasions.
All the Leaves are Brown
Albany | Covers and Originals
Alternative Rock | Country | Blues
All the Leaves are Brown (AtLaB) is an alt country/blues band. We play an anachronistic blend of originals, traditionals and covers drawing from blues, gospel, folk and modern alternative music with semi-acoustic instrumentation and jazzy, hip-hop infused beats. All the Leaves are Brown is: Heather Klein, vocals; Jo Agopovich, electric guitar; Jesse Pilger, drums; John Weiler, acoustic guitar, lap steel and other stringed objects.
Alta Mira
Albany | All Originals
Indie | Progressive Rock | Alternative Rock
Four piece rock band writing songs in untraditional structures. Harmonies, odd times, and facial hair.
Amalgama
Albany | Mostly Originals

Amalgama is a heavy metal band who is deeply rooted in the old school sound of our metal-forefathers. Heavy riffs, melodic harmonies and a dash of technicality sets this band apart. Formed in 2005 and still going strong, opening up for national acts across the Capital Region and downstate.
American Dreamer
Capital Region | Covers and Originals
Rock | Blues | Funk
American Dreamer is a Rock/ Blues /funk/ Classic Rock group. Having started in N.Y.C. - back in '89. the band has performed at many clubs , and has also had the distinguished honor of having been asked , by "Jefferson Starship" , to open in concert with them and "The Band"( 6/30/'02- Hidden Valler, Vernon, N.J.)The band is headquartered in Hunter Mountain , at Cortina Mtn. Resort and in Albany N.y!You can check us out on myspace. myspace.com/americandreamer23
Andy "The Music Man" Morse
Albany | Covers and Originals
Acoustic | Folk Rock
Andy " The Music Man" Morse High-Energy Interactive Music for Kids From songs "Sticky Icky Bubble Gum" to "Funky ABC's," Andy Morse is a children's musician who delights young audiences with a lively blend of sing-a-longs, dancing, play-acting and storytelling.
Anguile & the High Steppers
Ballston Spa | All Originals
Reggae | Reggae | Reggae
Anguile is a Gabonese-French reggae artist, co-founder of "The High Steppers" band, residing in up-state NY. They specialize in roots reggae with an emphasis on dub. Anguile has been performing and recording for the last two decades, although he just released his first CD, "Wisdom of the King" with Zamani Records. In 2008, Anguile performed in front of 10,000 poeple at the International Montreal Jazz Festival. Anguile's African Roots Reggae is unique and heavy on Drums & Bass.
Anthony Fallacaro
Schenectady | Mostly Originals
Blues | Rock | Pop
Anthony Fallacaro is an independent artist born and raised in the Capital District. His debut album, "Hello My Name Is Anthony (EP)" is a roots rock album colored by a mix of blues, folk and pop influences and is gaining a great deal of attention. Anthony's music is danceable, and at times sentimental, drawing crowds to a variety of venues, from big concert halls to small cafes across New York and New England.
Apathy Arising
Albany | All Originals
Folk | Rock
AA is one of the capital regions most unique bands. Blending all styles of rock, hardcore and metal into something they can only describe as "Scrap Metal" a little bit of everything! Plus we sell homemade pie at our shows.
Apocalypse Five and Dime
Columbia | All Originals
Acoustic | Punk | Other
With roots in Brooklyn’s unconventional brass band scene, Apocalypse Five and Dime delivers both harmonic, ukulele-laced tunes and wild, foot-stomping numbers backed by sousaphone and marching bass drum. Songs range widely in feeling and style, drawing on the sounds of Balkan brass bands, old time folk, hardcore punk and metal, early ragtime and jazz, and modern dance pop.
Apollo's Creed
Troy | All Originals
Rock
Andy Fleming - bass/vocals Nate Hoffman - guitar/vocals Evan Kraker - drums Steve Russ - guitar/vocals
Around the World and Back
Albany | All Originals
Indie | Alternative Rock | Rock
Around the World and Back is a young, four piece, rock and roll band from Albany, NY. In November of 2008 the band released their debut EP entitled "Van.Go." Since then, the band has played countless shows throughout the Northeast determined to blow audiences away with their live performance and put their EP in the hands of as many people as possible. Currently, the band is working on releasing a full-length album with hopes of touring nationally.
As We Age
Schenectady | All Originals
Punk | Indie | Rock
As We Age is the perfect blend of gritty punk and pop rock. Hailing from Schenectady, New York, the members of the five piece band have all found success in local music before. As We Age just released their debut EP, "Wasted Words" in late March and it is available for name your price on Band Camp. For fans of Taking Back Sunday, Brand New and The Wonder Years.
Ashley Sofia
Capital Region | All Originals
Folk | Rock
Her fresh Folk Rock sound has awoken listeners from her hometown to across the ocean. Known for her ability to sing you into a memory, she makes no apology for her commitment to the lyrics. She says her songs are “poems set to music.” The oldest Folk Rock venue in the United States, the same place Bob Dylan got his start said, “We believe that soon, Ashley Sofia will become a household name.”
Atomic Johnson

Pop | Rock | R and B
Atomic Johnson delivers the 'rock' to you in the form of adrenaline and reckless abandon. One-quarter part musicians and three-quarter parts pushers of alcohol and mayhem, we prey on the crowd. With a mix of well-known modern rock, pop, alternative and high energy.
The Audiostars
Saratoga | Mostly Covers
Country
A kinetic four piece band featuring a powerful, hook-laden sound combined with excellent stage presence.
Aurora Pfeiffer

Rock
Aurora is a singer/songwriter whos written and performed over 40 songs. Her music is described as having pop/rock and R&B roots.
Autumns Shroud
Schenectady | Mostly Originals
Heavy Metal | Death Metal
Autumns Shroud is: Mike Hamilton ( lead guitar), Nick Relation (rhythm guitar) ,Zack Gordon ( bass), Morgan Wilcox ( keys/backing vox) and Mike Mikropoulos (drums) We play original melodic death metal music! Check us out on Youtube and Facebook!
Awake
Albany | Covers and Originals
Rock | Hard Rock | Heavy Metal
Awake was formed in the summer of 2008. Two of the three members of the trio are session musicians and music teachers. Dave Lombardo, the original member, has been teaching and doing session work for over 3 years (since the end of high school) while Steve Struss, drummer, teaches drums. Bill Thony, an experienced keyboard player, joined the group and formed Awake, which is a progressive rock trio.
b.o.x
Amsterdam | All Originals
Rock | Hard Rock
3 brothers (the Goodwins) and a brother (drummer extordinair, Bob Wicks) kickin' out old skool hard rock with attitude
Back 4 More
Capital Region | All Covers
Rock | Classic Rock | Alternative Rock
Back 4 More combines a diverse, ROCKIN' setlist with a strong sense of groove and a Rock n Roll Party attitude!
Back40 Band
Covers and Originals
Alternative Rock
Top 40 country band named country band of the year by Times Union in 2007, 2006 &2007 best of the best by Metroland Magazine. Opened for over 25 national acts including: Rascal Flatts, Gary Allan & Luke bryan 2 name a few.
Bad Karma


Rock and Roll the way it's supposed to be! Big and powerful, nasty with full on attitude, great playing, great singing, great songs and most importantly tons of heart and soul! Welcome to David Smith and Bad Karma, ground zero and last house on the left floor.
!BadgerPants!
All Originals
Rock | Indie | Hard Rock
If you were to think of BadgerPants as an ice cream flavor, we would be half-baked with a healthy topping of hot funk sauce... and sex. We're like an explosion in your pants with nowhere to go, so bring at least one pair of fresh trousers to the show.
Basso Moderno Duo
Albany
Classical
Contemporary Classical - World Music: The mission of the Basso Moderno Duo is to promote the works of living composers from all over the world by educating nontraditional audiences about contemporary music. We are extremely active in promoting the music of living composers, giving 80 plus recitals of new music each year. We have commissioned over 100 new works from celebrated composers in 50 countries and all 7 continents, started a festival, several concert series and created the Basically Modern Arts Sanctuary. The Basically Modern Arts Sanctuary invites composers from all over the world so that they might have the opportunity to compose a new work while visiting New York. We have pushed the limits of the solo bass and have redefined what was previously thought possible and then commissioned an entirely new repertoire by celebrated composers that reflect these advances. Most importantly we have helped promote the works of living masters from composers all over the world and continue to find creative ways to attract listeners to contemporary music.
Beard and Glasses
Bennington | Covers and Originals
R and B | Indie | Pop
Quickly becoming one of Southern Vermont's best live shows, Beard and Glasses has a way of breathing new life into every song, cover or otherwise.
Bed Spins
Covers and Originals
Heavy Metal | Progressive Rock | Rock
Bed Spins is a kick-ass cover/original band that plays all over the Northeast and Canada. Our debut CD will be out soon and we're going to tour the United States to back the CD! Come see one of our shows. You'll have a blast!!!
Ben Himmelfarb
Albany | All Originals
Indie
Immediate download of 4-track album in your choice of high-quality MP3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.
Ben Mackin
Bennington | All Originals
Acoustic | Indie
Singer/Songwriter from Bennington VT 26 years of age, love the aspect of creating original music with an acoustic guitar and voice. Big plans with my music, by making the world a better place one note at a time.
Bent Rail Blues
Capital Region | Covers and Originals
Blues | Southern Rock | Classic Rock
Bent Rail Blues is the capital region's #1 voted Blues/R&B (2011 Metroland Reader's Poll). They have played over 70 club dates in the past year and the list keeps on growing. From Rockin' Skynrd jams to gritty roadhouse blues, this band keeps folks entertained-dancing-and enjoying your establishment. Please visit us at www.bentrailblues.com for booking information, audio downloads, and video!
The Bentwood Rockers
Capital Region | Covers and Originals
Folk | Americana | Bluegrass
The Bentwood Rockers are a two-man old-timey string band dedicated to raising an ruckus in the spirit of the sublime vernacular sounds of the 1920s and '30s.
The Best Bet Band
Schenectady | All Covers
Classic Rock | Dance | Party Music
The Best Bet Band is a 5 member, high energy dance rock band that produces a solid sound & grove that can normally only be found in much larger horn bands. The Best Bet Band will keep you rocking and dancing with every song. Our motto says it all.. "Bit of Country, taste of Soul, a touch of the Blues & a whole LOT of Rock'n Roll! Our lead singer-front man vocal styling will keep you grooving & his stage antics will have you laughing your tail off!
Beth Zaje
Capital Region | All Originals
Pop | Rock
Beth Zaje...She's the girl next door or is she? Spend a few hours with her and you'll see what I mean. Beth is the most zestful, full of life, fearless of hard work teenagers you'll ever meet. She can't wait to roll up her sleeves and get her hands dirty.
Better By Morning
Saratoga | Mostly Originals
Alternative Rock | Pop | Rock
Better By Morning is an Alternative band from Saratoga. Their new EP, "YOU SAY", will be released Sat. Sep. 20, 2014 on all digital media. With true passion and catch-hook guitar rifs, the band has played several festivals and venues in the capital region. Featuring Jake Brooks (Gansevoort) on Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar and Keys; Johnny Gravitt (Queensbury) on Lead Guitar; Brad Paquet (Saratoga Springs) on Bass and Kyle Squires(Schuylerville) on Drums.
Beware! the Other Head of Science
Albany | Mostly Originals
Indie | Electronic | Punk
“...Just dance. Beware!’s spazzy synth-pop is like a can of root beer, filled with Pop Rocks, poured down the pants of a hyperactive seventh grader. Yeah.” -Best Electropop band, Metroland's 'Best of 2009' “Proud purveyors of electro-pop, Beware’s ploy to steal your retinas was just as quickly followed by a compelling and successful attempt to steal all ears. The frenetic band exploded with energy, confetti and music..." -Matt Mac Haffie for Nippertown.com
Big Creek
Capital Region | Covers and Originals
Americana | Country | Bluegrass
Big Creek is a three piece Americana band that started in 2009 and is based out of Nassau, NY. Big Creek’s musical and writing influences stem from the great American melting pot combining elements of country, country swing, bluegrass, rockabilly, blues, and pop into a satisfying musical stew.
Big Frank and the Bargain Bingers
Capital Region | All Originals
Rock | Blues
Roots Rock from the swamps of Selkirk since 2004, be it Johnny Cash, Eddie Cochran, Johnny Horton, BR-549, Southern Culture On The Skids, or self penned tunes, celebrating living on the wrong side of the tracks......some call it country, some call it rock.
Big Kahuna Surf
Capital Region | Mostly Covers
Rock
Surf music.Big Kahuna Surf is a three-piece rock combo that plays classic instrumental surf tunes from the sixties, TV and movie themes, and modern surf rock. Our unique sound is fun, familiar, modern and original in a way that only surf rock can be - timeless, cool and always rockin'! We are available to entertain you at your bar, grill, tavern, restaurant, lounge, club, party, BBQ, sporting event, car show, festival - you name it ! Surf is Up !!!
Big Nixon
Mostly Originals
Hard Rock
Big Nixon is a new band out of Albany, NY. Since forming in the fall of 2006, they have joined with AlbanyAmped.com and have played establishments like Tess Lark Tavern, The Skyline and Savannahs. They have also shared the stage with The Chruchills.
Big Sexy
Capital Region | Covers and Originals
Blues | Hard Rock | Heavy Metal
We are an already established ( Since 2000 ) heavy rock band with a touch of blues. A band that will get your attention and keep it the rest of the night. A bone crushing rhythm section with a prolific singer with soaring vocals. A Big Sexy show includes half covers of your favorite hard rock songs and half heavy well crafted originals that will leave you screaming for more, but hey don't take our word for it, come check us out as we tear up a stage near you soon. Website: www.myspace.com/bigsexyrockny Booking Info: Peterson Productions- 518- 346-1857 Freak Show Music Productions- 518-528-7038 or Freakshow@nycap.rr.com
Big Sky Country
Clifton Park | Mostly Covers
Country
Ashley Drennan – Lead Vocals, Troy, NY Mark Pierre – Lead Vocals, Halfmoon, NY Brad Gardner – Guitar, Banjo, Ballston Spa, NY Matt Howenstein – Lead Guitar, Mandolin, Amsterdam, NY Eric Baumes – Bass Guitar, Stand-up Bass, Rexford, NY Gary Fuller – Drums / Percussion, Sacandaga Lake, NY The Area's Hottest New Country Band!
Birds of the Northeast
Saratoga | Mostly Originals
Indie | Folk | Folk Rock
Birds of the Northeast is the folk oriented solo project of songwriter Patrick Grace, who lives in upstate New York During an especially harsh winter in the upstate NY region, Patrick took to writing and recording in his basement. After the long winter had passed, he surfaced with a full album's worth of material. The self titled debut album is now out on iTunes, Spotify, iHeart Radio, Bandcamp, and many other digital stores.
The Black Fox River Project
Schoharie | Mostly Originals
Americana | Folk Rock | Acoustic
The Black Fox River Project began as a way for singer/songwriter Brad Towle to get out and play his songs. It started as solo acoustic shows (which still occur) to various forms of bands. An album available at http://theblackfoxriverproject.bandcamp.com/ is a essentially a rock trio. In more recent shows, the band has become an acoustic four piece. Shows consist mainly of original, rootsy material as well as covers from the likes of John Prine and Townes Van Zandt.
The Black Ships
Saratoga | All Originals
Indie | Rock | Other
the black ships are sailing...
Black Tooth Grin
Covers and Originals
Country | Southern Rock
Black Tooth Grin (BTG) is primarily a coverband playing popular hard-rock and heavy metal tunes. Members consist of former Aztec Jade drummer Rick Miller (drums), vocalist Leon Ozug (guitar/vocals), keyboardist Ian MacDonald (Bass/Keys/Vocals)
Blackcat Elliot
All Originals
Alternative Rock | Rock | Heavy Metal
The current Blackcat Elliot brings to mind the stylings of raw, go for the throat rock like their heroes The Clash, The NY Dolls, The Ramones, AC/DC, Social Distortion and Nirvana. If you like the sound of dirty, guitar driven rock than catch Blackcat Elliot
ThE BLiSTeRz
All Originals
Rock | Alternative Rock
ThE BLiSTeRz play high energy, anthemic original rock with diverse influences ranging from Social Distortion to The Beatles to Bowling For Soup. They have also been know to occasionally "BLiSTeRiZe" songs by the likes of John Denver and The Cars
Blue Factory
Troy | All Originals
Rock | Indie | Americana
Blue Factory brings the combined experiences and influences of Jim and Joe Crawley (formerly of Private Plain and Crawdad), and Jim Temple (formerly of Private Plain) back together on a new musical path, with a mixture of all out rock, psychedelia, and powerpop, combining big crunchy power-chords and melodies for the sheer fun of it.
Blue Streak Blvd
Saratoga | All Originals
Punk | Alternative Rock
Blue Streak Blvd is a young 4-piece Pop Punk band from Saratoga Springs, NY. They bring an exciting and fresh sound to the Capital Region. Their influences range from classic bands like Green Day, and Fallout Boy, to new bands such as The Story So Far, and State Champs. The band consists of Brandon Kapoor on Lead Vocals and Guitar, Andre Philippin on Lead Guitar and Vocals, Nick Zigich on bass, and Ian Gravina on drums.
Blues Noir
Ballston Spa | Mostly Originals
Blues | Swing | Blues
Blues Noir is one of the premier blues bands in the Northeast. They have appeared at the renowned Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Syracuse, N.Y., Charlie O’s in Montpelier, VT, Nectar’s and The Breakwater Café in Burlington, VT., the Cooperstown Blues Train, at Stratton Mountain Blues, Brews, and Barbeques, and other venues. A performance by Blues Noir is a musical tour of American Blues and Roots Music.
Bob Warren
Saratoga | All Originals
Acoustic | Folk Rock
Evocative writing, spanning a wide range of subjects and a lifetime of writing. Performs as a soloist. In a duo with Joy MacKenzie. A trio with Tony Markellis and Joy MacKenzie, and a full seven piece band with the addition of drummer Danny Whelchel, guitarist Don Warren, cellist Monica Roach and keyboardist Matt Donnelly. Numerous albums to date, the newest, "The Poet In Me" is the full band recorded "live" in the studio.
Boothill Band
All Covers

Serving up some of the best country music in the Capital District since the 1980's Playing a high energy blend of todays and yesterdays favorites along with a few classic hits that everybody knows and loves.
Boxer Brown
Amsterdam | All Originals
Punk | Pop | Alternative Rock
The new album featuring the title track Teenage Sickie is due soon. Listen to their song on CRUMBS Radio.
Brainstorm
Albany | All Originals
Hip-Hop | Other
DUSTWUN Productions(ASCAP) has worked/performed with various local and national underground hip hop artists such as DeeJay Element DJ Playground Sev Statik Bekay Dezmatic Brown Bag Allstars Nomad Killa Kev Mr Pigz J-Ice Algorythm Lobo Lo-fi Oddy Gato True Master.The Underground Hip Hop Group ,from Albany, NY, "BRAINSTORM". Brainstorm has collaborated with countless artists, producers, and engineers from the US, UK, Germany, Italy, France, Austrailia, and Canada.
Brendan King
All Originals

A solo acoustic indie folk rock musician from Albany, New York. writing pop tunes to make you cry.
Brian Patneaude Quartet
Albany | All Originals
Jazz
An organic blend of modern jazz styles, featuring accessible melodies and harmonic textures that appeal to the casual listener and jazz aficionado alike.
Brittany Shoup
Albany | Covers and Originals
Acoustic | Rock | Folk
Brittany is a singer/songwriter/guitarist, playing acoustic rock, alternative and folk music. She is chill and plays anywhere in the capitol region during the summers and school breaks. All other times, she plays in Oneonta, NY.
Brooke Clover Band
Albany | Mostly Originals
Alternative Rock | Folk
We play original alternative folk and roots rock music.
Bryan Howell and The Rat Rods
All Originals
Indie | Rock | Pop
Bryan Howell and The Rat Rods are an original act from Utica NY, looking to network for shows in the Capital Region. Variously described as similar to The Beach Boys, Weezer and The Who, frontman/songwriter Bryan Howell mixes energy and passion with various influences into tightly crafted pop/rock hooks. Behind him, The Rat Rods provide tight backing that can be ferocious or whisper-quiet. The group's music has received airplay on Sirius/XM radio, local FM and independent Internet stations.
Bryan Thomas
Albany | All Originals
Rock | Soul
Soul rocker Bryan Thomas hails from New York's capital city of Albany. The Albany Times Union named him "Best Male Singer-Songwriter" shortly after he released his acoustic hip-hop debut Radio Plastic Jennifer in 1999.
Buck2fifty
Saratoga | Covers and Originals
Blues | R and B
Buck2Fifty is the premier New Orleans style band in the Albany/Saratoga Springs area. Featuring the areas top musicians, Buck2Fifty entertains all ages with their upbeat, dancable tunes, and down home blues. Whether playing a festival, night club, or private event the band keeps the audience riveted with the best funk this side of New Orleans.
Bulletproof Messenger
Scotia | All Originals
Rock | Progressive Rock | Alternative Rock
Blistering rock set against technology and laced with intricate melodies, BulletProof Messenger build a new kind of hybrid filled with power and intelligence. After tours with Incubus, Trapt, Adema and Blindeside, BPM were selected by both MySpace and XM Satellite Radio as one of their Top 50 unsigned acts, and are a SellaBand $50,000 earner.
Burning Vanity
Troy | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Grunge | Indie
Right now this is just a "Studio band" project being assembled by former local acoustic performer Steve Grogan, who also rocked out for a bit with some bands (most notably No Call No Show). Any recordings with the BV moniker will be related to concept albums. Once the bassist and drummer are up to speed on the songs, Steve plans on recording the first album (THE AGONY OF ECSTASY, which consists of 18 songs) in early 2012. You can hear recent demos for 16 out of 18 tunes on Reverb Nation.
Byrds of Prey
Schenectady | Mostly Originals
Classic Rock | Country
Classic rock. Modern sound.
C. C. Vagabonds
Troy | Mostly Covers
Jazz | Acoustic
The C. C. Vagabonds have come to represent jazz and gypsy music in every sense and style. With scorching riffs and smooth melodies, the Vagabonds have developed their own unique blend of traditional Django Reinhardt style music, with modern takes on classics and jazz standards. Comprised of local working musicians with over 40 years of musical experience and training, the Vagabonds will grab the attention of any crowd and show them why this music is still alive and vibrant today!
The Canjo 10's
Albany | Covers and Originals
Folk Rock | Americana | Bluegrass
An eclectic acoustic trio dedicated to fusing pop, folk, Americana, and rock into a big mess o' fun. With Brett Sears on vocals and guitar, Sean Madden on guitar, banjo, and vocals, and Alice Oldfather on vocals and fiddle, the Canjos aim to surprise, delight, and keep the people happy.
Capital Zen
Queensbury | All Originals
Jam Band | Rock | Funk
Capital Zen is a high energy funk/rock quartet based out of Upstate NY. With an explosively addictive, danceable, yet edgy groove, and a keen sense of surprise, Capital Zen keeps crowds on the edge of their feet.
Caramel Snow
Albany | All Originals
Indie | Pop
Caramel Snow is the name of Michael Farley's one-man Pop project, playing and recording all parts himself. Caramel Snow appears on labels such as Shiny Happy Records, Magic Rub Cassettes, and Jigsaw Records. Most of his music is on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/caramel-snow Influences range from early Bowie, Beatles, Beach Boys, everything on él Records, and Sarah Records. He has performed at the Nebraska Pop Festival, and makes the rounds of open mic nights locally.
The Carboys
Scotia | Mostly Covers
Acoustic | Americana | Classic Rock
We like to call ourselves Hipster Country. We play Ryan Adams, Old Crow Medicine Show, Willie Nelson, all the way down to Jimmy Buffett. The Carboys started off as a basement band of two dads whose kids were in the same kindergarten, both homebrewed beer, and both played guitar. It has evolved into a fun and entertaining band.
Cardiacnoose
Glenville | All Originals
Classic Rock | Hard Rock | Heavy Metal
A LOCAL ALL ORIGINAL ROCK BAND
Carl Daniels and The Black Box
Capital Region | All Originals
Folk | Rock
Carl Daniels is an upstate New York native. After falling in love with music at a young age, he began playing guitar at the age of 12 and immediately began writing songs. Daniels has performed in many projects over his musical career and has established himself as an artist in New York's Capital District. Although most live shows consist of just Carl and an acoustic guitar, he presents an aura that leaves audiences in awe.
The Cast Before the Break
Albany | All Originals
Ambient | Rock
The Cast Before The Break is an ambient rock band from Albany, New York. With influences ranging from Death Cab For Cutie, This Will Destroy You, Fightstar, Brand New, and Thrice the band has developed an ever evolving sound that explores the more musical/ambient side of rock. In 2011 the band signed with Deep Elm records and re-released their first full length album, "Still". The band is currently recording a new album to be named "Where We Are Now' and have a projected late winter release.
Catching Cadence
Albany | Mostly Originals
Rock | Alternative Rock | Progressive Rock
Catching Cadence has been rocking the capital district and the outskirts of NY state now for close to ten years. A unified distinct sound which can only be heard from this band has been maturely progressing for years. Catching Cadence offers an original easy listening rock sound with progressive influence. Listen, follow and enjoy!!!!
Cats Dont Have Souls
Albany | All Originals
Alternative Rock
compared to the cure at times.. I guess if you like us.. come see us..
The Charlie Watts Riots
Albany | All Originals
Rock | Pop
Members of Bloom, the Vodkasonics, the Wait, the Coal Palace Kings. Our musical genre: The Beatles meet Nirvana, only bigger and more important.
Charmboy
Albany | All Originals
Rock | Classic Rock | Hard Rock
Three small town kids brought up on hard rock and psychedelic music in the 70's, Charmboy's members long for rock's bad ol' days. Unapologetic guitar rock without gimmick or pretense.
Chelsea Cavanaugh
Latham | All Originals
Country | Pop
Blending engaging melodies and charming energy with lyrical content that defies her age, Upstate New York singer-songwriter Chelsea Cavanaugh continues to captivate audiences from New York to Nashville. Chelsea's performances constantly draw attention from country music audiences of all ages as well as crossover interest from fans of mainstream pop music.
Children at Play
Saratoga | Mostly Covers
Party Music | Country | Classic Rock
5 piece female fronted--modern & classic rock/pop..modern & classic country
Clover
Albany | All Originals
Heavy Metal | Hard Rock | Progressive Rock
Clover plays heavy, loud and aggressive metal without worrying about fitting into a genre or specific style. Influenced by Botch, Coalesce, Converge, Deftones, Metallica, Cave In, Neurosis, Mastodon, Misery Signals, Soundgarden and other mid 90's grunge, Clover creates a unique sound and their only emphasis is sounding heavy. Check out their newly recorded demo at www.myspace.com/thebandisclover and look there for updates about gigs.
College for Criminals
Albany
Hard Rock | Rock | Acoustic
College for Criminals is the brainchild of producer/singer Dan Coler. It is the culmination of years of touring and recording with some of the biggest music producers in the hard rock game. The band is made up of some of the areas most seasoned veterans from the biggest local acts, such as East Wall, Black Incorporated, The Clay People, Thicke, Idols never Die and Uplift.
Collette and the Mudcats
Clifton Park | All Covers
Blues | Soul | Southern Rock
Collette is a powerhouse rockin' blues band, with an authentic roadhouse sound. Offering a strong set list of both contemporary and traditional blues music, there's something for all blues lovers to enjoy. The musicians that comprise Collette offer years of experience which collectively delivers a smooth performance.
Conehead Buddha
Capital Region | All Originals
Salsa | Rock | Ska
The raging lead guitar with funky organ and analog keyboard sounds, co-mingling with the full horn section and percussion breathe new life into Conehead Buddha’s unique blend of rock, funk, ska, reggae, and salsa. The band’s captivating live show has been steadily winning over a new generation of concert goers, providing the party and keeping audiences dancing from start to finish.
Cosby Gibson
Other | Mostly Originals
Acoustic | Folk
Cosby Gibson writes original acoustic songs, and performs in the Northeast and beyond. Her melodies find inspiration from the forest, countryside, and human relationships. Cosby’s non-profit music project, “The Flying Song Garden,” brings song and festivity to communities in hardship. The project is accepted to the NY Foundation for the Arts (www.theflyingsonggarden.org). Cosby's shows include John Street Jam in Saugerties, Macy's Department Store, and Pete Seeger's Pumpkin Festival.
Cosby Gibson and Tom Staudle
Other | Covers and Originals
Folk | Americana | Blues
Cosby Gibson is a songwriter and singer, and lives near the Adirondack Mountains. Her songs are acoustic and contemporary folk style, and feature a variety of instruments like guitar, violin and dulcimer. With more than 500 events in 6 years, she performs for festivals, concert series and shows, and has released three albums. Her non-profit endeavor, “The Flying Song Garden,” is a music project bringing festivity to communities in hardship, and is accepted to the NY Foundation for the Arts.
Cottonmouth
Schenectady | Mostly Covers
Country | Country | Country
we are a 5 piece high energy classic country band that plays the best rockin country dance tunes from fifties to now...and most unusual about this band is two lead players that bring a style unlike no other...you will be impressed and amazed at the versatility of this music...will keep you on the dance floor.
Coyle
Guilderland | All Originals

Coyle is a Guilderland based hard rock all original band. Coyle main focus is writting whatever we think is cool, so to say we are strictly a hard rock band is limiting. Hard driving rythms, killer solos, then throw in clean melodic vocals sets Coyle apart from the majority of the bands in the area today.
Cryin' Out Loud
Capital Region | All Covers
Classic Rock | Party Music
"The Most Electrifying Horn Band In Capital Land" - 10 pieces of of a Classic Rock n' Soul jig saw puzzle that is sure to have you Cryin' Out Loud for more! Featuring the "Horny Horns", COL infuses blistering guitars, 5 vocalists , driving rhythms, and an "it's all about you" kind of attitude into a night of party favorites that will keep you singing and dancing all night long! Email cryinout@hotmail.com for booking.
Crystal 60
All Originals
Acid Jazz | Other
"Experimental Anti-Jazz" based out of New York's Capital Region. An intense and edgy yet highly funky mix of rock, acid jazz, industrial, and spoken word.
Cuttlebone
Albany | Mostly Originals
Rock | Jam Band | Alternative Rock
Cuttlebone grew out of a frustration with being in lame cover bands for years. Now, Berto & Nemo have assembled killer jams, comedy, social commentary and a host of hot musicians to play it all. Look for the new CD "Welcome to Joe's" coming out in March 2010. It plays like a diner menu - All home cooked and something for every taste! Check us out live!
Dan Wos Project
Saratoga | Covers and Originals
Rock | Dance | Party Music
DWP Dan Wos: lead guitarist, lead vocalist, songwriter and "getcha dancin' on the tables" entertainer has played with some of the Regions hottest bands. DWP was created in 2000 and has become one of the areas best Rock / Party / Dance bands. Everything from DWP "Unplugged" (acoustic version) to the "Full On" arena Rock version (DWP). Iron Cat Records release "Voodoo Man" is now available. See website for club and venue dates. Google "Dan Wos" for lotsa cool stuff.
Danny Whitecotton
Glenville | Mostly Originals
Americana | Indie | Acoustic
Born and raised in Texas, Danny Whitecotton has been playing shows regularly in New York and Vermont since his independently released first album "Go On and Rain" debuted in May. With his mix of indie rock and alt country; Whitecotton has been playing intimate acoustic versions of his songs for the coffee shop junkies and bar patrons of the area.
Dave Strumfeld Group
All Originals
Rock
Were a 6 piece Pop group mixing Jazz, Folk, Funk, and Rock to create a new and unique genre which we have yet to name. DSG's feel-good music is a unique, eclectic, and infectious; a welcome respite from a soundscape permeated by teenage angst.
The DC Theory
Troy | Mostly Originals
Hard Rock | Rock | Alternative Rock
After perfomring together for over 14 years in a band called 'Going Blind', drummer JohnnyNutz, former lead guitarist Matty Matt, and frontman Damecore regrouped to form THE DC THEORY over the summer of 2009. Doc Watson rounds the group out on bass guitar. Their goal: To put rock n' roll back on top...where it belongs.
The Dead Art
All Originals

The Dead Art is a 5 piece alternative rock band with a full length album called "Another Fleeting Moment". Started in Winter '06. Known for catchy, melodic songs, yet maintain a sharp heaviness that will punch an unsuspecting listener in the face.
Dead-Lift
All Originals

Dead-Lift
Decadence
Albany | All Originals
Americana | Southern Rock | Country
Decadence is an Adirondack roots rock band featuring Jen Gadway, Katy Cole, Chris Schempp, Tommy Ryzuk and Matt Dower. In June of 2012, they released their debut album, “Love Loud”. The band recently recorded at Ocean Way Studios in Nashville to complete their new EP, “Tales from the Mountains,” a cycle of songs that tell a wild and vivid tale of life, lust, love, and death.The new EP releases 9/3/13. .
Deron Ebersole
Saratoga | All Originals
Rock | Jam Band | Indie | Acoustic | Indie | Rock
DERON EBERSOLE is a singer/ songwriter based in upstate New York. He is currently on a hunt for LOCAL MUSICANS to collaborate/ form a band with. Born and raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Deron combines the loosey-goosey spirit of the Grateful Dead with the social-satirical edge of Frank Zappa to produce music that is both beautiful and thought-provoking. Click on his NAME for a link to MySpace to have a listen.
Desafinado
Schenectady | All Originals
Indie | Alternative Rock | Rock
Desafinado is an indie-rock band from Rotterdam. Their debut album 'New Atlantis' is available now via iTunes, Bandcamp, Spotify, and iheartradio.
The Designer Drugs
Fulton | All Originals
Punk | Rock | Punk
"Hype for a young band can be as negative as it can be positive, but for New York’s the Designer Drugs one thing is certain – it is richly deserved. Combining fierce female vocals with a strange but insanely addictive melting pot of glam, punk and rockabilly, the band’s sound is truly hard to define but undeniably great. With their eagerly anticipated debut album ‘By RX Only’... on Altercation Records, the Designer Drugs seem destined to make addicts of us all." ---Phillip Hicks -AMP Magazine
Deveria
Schenectady | All Originals
Heavy Metal | Progressive Rock
DEVERIA This 4 piece Metal/prog. Band has twist and turns in every song,With strong melodic vocals,pounding drum beats,rhythmic lows and shredding guitar licks. There sound is a mixture of 80's and todays metal.With there own unique sound..They have great catchy riff with dark lyrics with all songs consisting of real life experiences. If you get a chance to catch these guys out, you won't be disappointed. They are a one of a kind band in Up State New York
The Dirties
Troy | All Originals
Blues | Funk | Rock
A tenacious trio of standout musicians dig deep into the roots of rock and bring forth an exciting blend of swamp-funk-blues. Their songs tell a story of people and places encountered on the strange journey of life,eyes wide open. Led by bassist/vocalist Tim Castellani, The Dirties strive to bring intensity to each note and phrase, with a passion to create a resonance with the listener.
Distopic
Schenectady | All Originals
Heavy Metal | Death Metal
Distopic can be heard grinding out from the shadowy underground of Schenectady, nestled behind an infamous mental ward. Our music is a bit of a hybrid of different types of Metal incorporating keyboards, growled and clean vocals, some decent harmonies, and with a strong focus on the darker undertones. Essentially, the music is heavy, laden with melodies hidden behind a hardened surface.
Doctor Magnum
Albany | Covers and Originals
Jazz | Hip-Hop | Jam Band
Doctor Magnum incorporates intricate arranging, blistering improvisations, and a progressive sonic palate to define a strikingly original brand of instrumental music. Their debut studio release, Magnum Carta Holy Grail, boasts a combination of energetic original compositions and imaginative interpretations of songs written by Kendrick Lamar, Tyler the Creator, and others.
DogDaze
Capital Region | Covers and Originals
Rock | Funk | Blues
DogDaze, Capital Region, cover band, Rock, Funk, and some Blues
Downing Grey
Capital Region | All Covers
Progressive Rock
Paying tribute to the masters of classic progressive rock by presenting, from the live stage, some of the very best material from bands like YES, GENESIS, KING CRIMSON, PINK FLOYD, RUSH, LED ZEPPELIN, JETHRO TULL, ELP, UK and more.
Drew Jacobs
Latham | Covers and Originals
Comedy | Acoustic | Folk Rock
Acoustic Humorist. Humorous originals geared at baby-boomers, along with smile inducing covers.
Drop Deuce

Rock | Classic Rock
Drop Deuce is a Colonie, NY based Cover Band playing Hard Rock and Metal tunes from artist as diverse as AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, to songs from todays Bands such as AIC, Chevelle, Godsmack, and 3 Doors Down, as well as original music.
Dust Bowl Faeries
Albany | All Originals
Electronic | Acoustic | Indie
Dust Bowl Faeries is an ethereal electro-acoustic quartet led by inter-disciplinary artist, musician and performer Ryder Cooley. Accordion, lap steel guitar, singing saw, ukulele, keyboards and three part vocal harmonies combine to create their unique, other-worldly sound. Sara Ayers and Karen Cole are the other musical faeries in this all-lady band. Hazel, a taxidermy sheep, joins the Dust Bowl Fairies as mascot spirit animal and occasional go-go dancer.
The Dyer Switch Band
Schenectady | Covers and Originals
Bluegrass | Acoustic | Country
The Dyer Switch Band performs original music in addition to unique and energetic covers of tradtional bluegrass, country and pop songs and has done so for over 20 years. The band plays in a style that incliudes elements of swing, rockabilly, blues and hondy-tonk.
E'Town Express

Blues | Rock
Straight-ahead rock and roll band from Upstate New York
Earthman Embassy

Alternative Rock | Pop | Rock
Earthman Embassy began in 06 when George Zeitler (keys) and Ben Taylor (guitar) began playing at a coffee shop near Colgate Univ. They've now added Mike Petersen (bass) and Tommy Crocker (drums). In '07 George and Ben recorded the two demos "Kingdoms of Secrecy" and "Rocketship." The band has played around Hamilton, NY, opening for the great "Tally Hall" at Donovan's and the famous "Harry and the Potters" at the Colgate Bookstore. In 07-08 the band completed the album "Demonstrations."
Eastbound Jesus
Saratoga | Mostly Originals
Bluegrass | Folk Rock | Rock
Eastbound Jesus has been busy this winter recording Eastbound Jesus' debut album: Eastbound Jesus Greatest Hits Vol. 1, full of original songs and sounds. You will definitely dig the gritty instrumental licks, stellar harmonies, and down-home song themes.
The Electric City Horns

Rock
The Electric City Horns consists of members with a wide variety of musical backgrounds and styles. From good old Rock & Roll, Modern Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Pop, Soul and Swing, the band covers the spectrum.
Electric Lipstick

Classic Rock | Pop | Rock
A five piece female fronted band that plays a wide variety of music that gets you up on your feet as you dance, sing and party the night away! Fronted by powerhouse vocals and accompanied by dynamic seasoned musicians.
The Elements
Capital Region | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Indie
The Elements’ sound is signified by a blend of guitar effects and often indistinguishable vocal melodies held aloft by a focused low end and solid rhythmic drumming.
Elysium Theory
Other | All Originals
Progressive Rock | Progressive Rock | Progressive Rock
Elysium Theory a prog. rock act from woodstock ny The bands Debut cd Modern alchemy is doing well in the uk and europe . Also just kicked off the 2010 Mtn jam in hunter ny To rave reviews See the bands website for reviews and contac info www.elysiumtheory.com
Emerald Dawn
Albany | Mostly Covers
Celtic | Folk | Rock
Emerald Dawn is an acoustic Folk/Rock/Irish party band based in Albany. We play a wide variety of traditional and contemporary Irish ballads and drinking songs as well as select folk and rock covers. We can perform as a duo, trio or full band. Emerald Dawn consists of: Bob Lord - Guitar and vocals Dawn Lenahan - Mandolin and vocals Marnen Laibow-Koser - fiddle and viola Mike Dimin - Bass
Emeralds of July
Capital Region | Mostly Originals
Rock | Pop
The Emeralds of July are a talented and energetic young bunch armed with a blend of popular tunes for audiences of all ages.
Emma Torncello
Cohoes | All Originals
Folk Rock | Americana
Emma's music explores the great soul and blues performers of our time, from Sippie Wallace to Mavis Staples to Bonnie Raitt, and many, many more. While paying homage to these past greats, Emma's style is always uniquely her own. She continues to refine her craft by appearing frequently in local coffee houses, road houses, and night clubs.
Endswell
Capital Region | All Originals
Acoustic | Pop
endswell is an acoustic pop duo singing songs about rocket ships, parking lots and everything in between.
Engloria
Glenville | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Pop | Americana
Engloria finds their sound somewhere in the realm of piano driven alternative rock with guitar driven Americana overtones.
Eric Margan and the Red Lions
Capital Region | All Originals
Indie
Eric Margan and The Red Lions arrive on the scene with their stellar debut release, Midnight Book. Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist front man Eric Margan has created an original and sophisticated collection of 13 incredible tracks, resonating passion and pain on Midnight Book. Drawing inspiration from Eric Margan’s classical roots, while blending a devotion and appreciation for modern jazz and rock, these unified and distinctive compositions will lead you on a theatrical musical journey
Erin Harkes
Albany | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Rock
Erin Harkes is an original singer/guitar/piano player from upstate New York. Erin began writing songs at the age of 19 and has since released four albums of original material.
Erin Powers
Albany | Covers and Originals
Acoustic | Easy Listening | Folk
Erin has developed a reputation as a great performer around her hometown of Albany NY, and is often accompanied by drummer Ben McLoughlin. The duo formed in late December of 2007 with the goal of playing shows for the fun of it; both musicians met at college. Before this, Erin was the lead singer of short-lived Albany rock group J-Page. Most of the songs on this album have been derived for the upcoming studio recording Pretty Green Eyes.
Erin Powers Music
Albany | Covers and Originals
Indie | Acoustic | Folk Rock
eleven years of experience playing local coffee circuits in saratoga glens falls albany. Erin has played at caffe lena irish ale in troy along rock hill bakehouse. Recently played ulster county fairgrounds 2013 as well as lowell festival in ma new music festival 2012 nyc as well showcases in boston ct nj and vt. worked with Frank Palagni, with Joey Parola and Joe Vonschinzel.
The Ernst Project
Capital Region | All Originals
Acoustic | Folk Rock | Southern Rock
Folkrock/Countryfunk Yeah... that's about the speed of it.
Ethan Waldman
Schenectady | Covers and Originals
Acoustic | Rock | Indie
Hi Mike, I really enjoyed the show last night. I am definitely interested in taking part if you'll have me. My website links to all other sites- but go to http://ethanwaldman.bandcamp.com for my latest album (free download). Thanks, Ethan
Evolution
Scotia | All Originals
Heavy Metal | Progressive Rock | Heavy Metal | Heavy Metal | Progressive Rock
Evolution is a power metal/progressive four piece hailing from Scotia/Glenville. Each member is active in theory writing which brings a new and experimental flair to old concepts of progressive metal.
The Fatal Hour
Albany | All Originals

We're a four piece high energy metal band from Albany NY. We frequently play all over the area with local and national acts. Our style is influenced by death metal and hardcore bands. We like to have fun and get the crowd involved.
Fear of Flying
Saratoga | Mostly Originals
Rock
Their “music with no boundaries" attitude fuels high-energy shows each and every night. Composed of members with a wide range of musical interests, the band delivers a unique blend of memorable songs with profound musicianship. Currently on tour promoting their new self-titled CD, FOF has been paired up with bands such as King's X, Dokken, Marillion, Starship, ASIA and The Musical Box.
Fish Herders
Albany | All Originals
Rock | Electronic | Other
The Fish Herders are the musical team of Darren Douglas Danahy, Kelley Donovan and Mitch Messmore.
Fixdfluid
Latham | All Originals
Electronic | Indie | Fusion
An electronic artist from Albany, FiXdFluid crafts indelible sonic landscapes of warm textures and stark electro flourishes from a palette of wide ranging influences and inspirations.
The Flashbacks
Capital Region | All Covers
Oldies | Classic Rock | Folk Rock
We are a 4 piece band of veteran musicians who perform music mostly from the 50's and 60's. We try to perform music that will allow us to harmonize. We also utilize a 12 string guitar on many tunes to give an authentic sound to the music of the Beatles, Byrds, Beach Boys, etc. If you would enjoy your live music performed very close to that of the original artists, you would enjoy The Flashbacks. Contact us to perform at you club, party, or special event!
Flip the Bus
Schenectady | All Originals
Rock
FLIP THE BUS is a four-piece rock band formed in 2007 at Union College in Schenectady, NY. They are currently promoting their new studio EP, Into the World recording in 2008 by The Recording Company in Schenectady. FTB has been featured on the Capital Region's 102.7 WEQX Exposure, 104.9 The New Edge's Capital Underground with Ralph Renna, 103.1 FM with Jason Kellar, Plattsburgh Pipline Radio and has been featured in the Post Star, Saratoga, NY.
Flood Road
Schenectady | Mostly Originals
Acoustic | Folk | Bluegrass
The Flood Road Boys hail from upstate New York, playing an original recipe of Acoustic FolkGrass music. The quartet features the lyrics of J. Peter Yakel (guitar/vocals), framed by instrumentalists Chris Schultz (banjo), and Pete Murphy (bass). Together, the boys create an assortment of homegrown foot-stompers and eye-weepin' ballads as varied and unpredictable as the northeast seasons.
Folding Sky
Albany | All Originals
Blues | Rock | Jam Band
Original songs in the blues and rock vein. Songs that are about something with the musicianship to back it up.
For No One
Albany | All Originals
Hard Rock | Punk | Alternative Rock
We are a hard rock band. Think beer, black and white photos, Converse, and distortion. We love to play.
Formula 5
Capital Region | All Originals
Jam Band | Rock | Soul
A band that truly represents Upstate New York! With members ranging from Albany to Troy to Lake George, this up-and-coming 4-piece brings together its diverse influences to create a unique yet familiar sound that will make you want to move your feet. With thought-provoking and soulful lyrics, soaring melodies, and an emphasis on tight instrumentation and improvisation, this band brings a familiar freshness to the term "jam band".
Forthlin Road
Saratoga | Covers and Originals
Celtic | Rock
Since they formed in 2008, FORTHLIN ROAD has evolved from its basic roots of Celtic rock to a high energy fusion of celtic, rock, punk and alternative bluegrass. They have a rousing, gutsy sound designed to entertain and engage their fans. Audience participation, foot-stomping, clapping and singing along are typical events at the band's shows.
The Foy Brothers
Capital Region | Mostly Originals
Soul | Funk | R and B
The Foy Brothers Band is a multi talented Soul/ Funk/ R&B/ Blues band that has been entertaining audiences in the Capital Region for over ten years. With the release of their first CD "Whatever" in the year 2000 and winners of the Northeast Blues Society's Colossal Contenders Blues Challenge of the same year, the Foy Brothers continue to evolve into the tight-knit band they are today.
Frakture
Capital Region | Mostly Originals
Rock
The band Frakture are former members of “Tripsonic,” Dave Blenis and Tom Mcmahon branched off to create their own original modern rock project.
Frank Palangi
Queensbury | All Originals
Acoustic | Hard Rock
Bringing new style and energy to a creative sonic blend of rock music that remolds sound, thought-provoking lyrics, while offering great melodies and arrangement for the modern audience with a positive outlook. Upstate, NY artist whose music ranges from acoustic rock to heavier flavors who writes, and creates all his own music. It has been a blessing for him Palangi said due to some of his past medical issues growing up with those hardships but learning to adapt and overcome challenges with his passion and drive for music. He really stands tall for his positive influence his brings for rock and fans.
Fullcircle
Albany | Covers and Originals
Hard Rock | Grunge | Classic Rock
FullCircle is a Four-piece rock group entertaining the Capital District that delivers high-energy rock-n-roll. The band members have been playing together in different formations for over eight years. It wasn't until late 2008, that the members came together to reform the band, FullCircle. FullCircle covers classic and modern rock...everything from CCR to Rage Against the Machine. FullCircle is also currently working on original material.
Gauge 57
Capital Region | Mostly Originals
Rock
We formed in February of 2006, with the idea to show that teens can respect and play all types of rock (almost). Our band is currently Mike Bagnardi (16) as Lungs, Matt Cosgrove (16) shredding the Frets, Dylan Wells (15) pounding the drums, and Brennan Mahoutachian (15) laying down the smooth bass.
Geo & The Komrades
Albany
Classic Rock
Geo & The Komrades are a versatile act playing classic rock,pop,R&B,Irish Pub,and special occasion songs. Available as a full band,duo,and solo.
George Fletcher's Bourbon Renewal
Covers and Originals

Saratoga based George Fletcher's Bourbon Renewal is a high impact blues/blues rock quartet that performs between Woodstock and Lake Placid, NY. The group has been a mainstay of the Saratoga Scene since 2003.
Georgie Wonders Orchestra
Capital Region | Covers and Originals
Big Band
Playing the Big Band Sounds of the 30's 40's and 50's. If you like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, you'll love the Georgie Wonders Orchestra! Contact us if you are planning a wedding, private event ,charity event, a fund raiser, or whatever.
The Getdown
Capital Region | Mostly Originals
R and B | Funk | Rock
The Getdown have emerged as one of the area’s most engaging original bands. Working from their eclectic take on funk/soul/neo-R&B music, the getdown serve up a unique collection of imaginative, groove-heavy songs. The Getdown deliver it all with the passion and sincerity that comes from knowing what you are and what you do. Catch the next live show with The Getdown and find out what all the funk is about.
Girl Howdy
Berkshire | Covers and Originals
Country
Traditional HonkyTonk/Early Country. GiRL HOWDY is a 5-piece retro twang ensemble featuring killer vocals harmonies, steel guitar,piano, acoustic rhythm guitar, doghouse bass and drums. We perform at festivals, roadhouses, coffeehouses, weddings - always a party!
Glenn Weiser
Albany
Americana | Celtic | Blues
Glenn Weiser is a fingerstyle guitarist and harmonica player who plays the complete spectrum of acoustic music: blues, Celtic music, bluegrass, folk, jamband, classic country, and his own whacky songs. He performs in the Celtic duo Byrne and Barrett, the acoustic jamband duo Dancing Bear, and as a soloist.
Good Fiction
Clifton Park | Mostly Originals
Alternative Rock | Rock | Party Music
Originating from the town of Clifton Park; Good Fiction is a three-piece rock band writing and performing music that infuses alternative rock, funk, and blues back to the capital region.
Good for the Soul

Classic Rock | Alternative Rock | Rock
Upstate New York's premiere corporate event and party club date band! Hugely established featuring explosive vocals+kickin horn section+rock solid rhythm=GREAT MUSIC!!!
The Good Life - Jazz Entertainment
Berkshire | All Covers
Jazz
The Jazz Repertoire & Great American Songbook: Dixieland, Swing, Bebop, Blues, Ballads, Bossa, Fusion
Gordon St
Capital Region | All Originals
Rock
Lead vocalist/bassist Dan Noonan and guitarist Ritch Harrigan cut their teeth together playing in numerous musical incarnations over the past decade. A veteran of several upstate NY bands, drummer Dennis Fatato rounds out Gordon St's sound with his solid grooves and tight harmonies. The addition of Mark Bertini on keyboards completed the band’s line-up and set the group’s sound apart from their contemporaries.
Gracie's Paris
Albany | Mostly Originals
Rock | Alternative Rock | Pop
A straight forward rock 'n roll power trio with influences ranging from The Beatles to 80's hair bands to modern radio rock bands, Gracie's Paris aims to take the Capital Region by storm, bringing you hook after hook of rock riffs!
The Grand Central Station Band
Schenectady | All Covers
Dance | Party Music
33 years entertaining the Capital District with thousands of satisfied clients. Awesome Female/Male Vocals.
The Grassroots Rebels
Albany | Mostly Originals
Acoustic | Americana | Bluegrass
A politically inspired newgrass endeavor featuring former members of Jerkwater Ruckus: Jim Bonville, Jeff Tehan, and Jeff Lockmer. Combining jamming acoustic instruments with slamming bass lines and thought-provoking lyrics in well-crafted tunes.
Gravity
Saratoga | All Covers
Heavy Metal
GRAVITY is a 4-piece rock and pop entertainment band, delivering top-quality musicianship with the highest quality of professionalism.
Gregory Nash
Capital Region | Mostly Originals
Soul | Jazz | Alternative Rock
Drummer for various capital region acts, available for live and recording situations,fill ins,and drum lessons. Plays all styles. "Solid, Dynamic, Rockin drumming"_DRUM magazine
Groove Therapy
Capital Region | All Covers
Party Music | R and B | Soul
Groove Therapy is a 7-piece band recreating all the most exciting dance party music from the 70's through today. Our energetic mix of pop, disco, rock, R&B and even some country is guaranteed to get people out of their seats. The music is an exciting blend of horns, keyboards, electric guitar, bass, percussion and outstanding vocals. The members of Groove Therapy are accomplished, professional musicians and are seasoned performers.
Guiltless Cult
Albany | All Originals
Hard Rock | Alternative Rock | Indie
Help Me Out- 13 songs produced by Terry McClain. All music & lyrics written by Terry McClain. Featuring John Brodeur on drums, Eric Halder & Frank Moscowitz. Mixed by Frank Moscowitz & Terry McClain in Albany, NY. Mastered by Pablo Arraya at Sony Music Studios in NYC. "The baker's dozen sharp, hook-filled original tunes that range from the slinky "The Straw That Raped the Camel" to the boisterously heavy stomp of "Heave Ho." - Greg Haymes, Times Union, Named best of local cd's 2006.
Gypsy Campfire
Columbia | Mostly Covers
Classic Rock | Jam Band
Gypsy CampFire is a 6 piece classic rock act, jam band style(lots of extended solos)We cover a lot of the songs The Dead used to cover in that style. With 2 incendiary lead guitar players,a keyboard player with solos of fire, and a rhythm section consisting of bass, drums and newly added percussionist. Covering the Dead, Allmans, Skynyrd,and lots of traditional blues classics . Good Clean Fun since '92. ya gotta experience to understand.
Halfstep
Glens Falls | Mostly Originals
Rock | Blues | Folk
Halfstep has an extensive range of tunes that will please many genres of music. Together since 1991, and after a Hiatus, they are regrouping and making select performances. Private parties are always welcome
The Hallertau Band
Albany | Covers and Originals
Blues | Funk
Hallertau has two different generations of musicians uniting like interstellar dust during galaxy star formation - lots of energy and good gravitational pull on those tuning in. The six piece band has an organic sound that primarily stems from blues and funk. The Hallertau Band can serve up a good time for both young and old. Check us out!
Harbour Grace
Other | All Originals
Hard Rock
In today’s era of carbon copy bands and record company pawns, emerges the reviving sound of New England’s own, Harbour Grace. This super group comprised of established musicians works off of the proven formula of compelling instrumentation and addictive melodies that is suitable for music fans of all genres. Coming off their Semi Final Round performance in the Bodog Music National Battle Of TheBands Contest, and their latest release, “Placid,” receiving four star reviews, the band has been tearing up the club scene making a name for themselves throughout the Northeast. One listen to Harbour Grace promises to bring back the inner rock groupie in everyone.
Hard Soul
Albany | All Originals
Rock | Hard Rock | Acoustic
Hard Soul burst onto the music scene in late 2011. The group, consisting of lead guitarist & vocalist Johnny Salka & drummer Eric Hoehn, channels the sheer volume and groove of Led Zeppelin, the guitar & lyrical stylings of Thin Lizzy, the hooks of The Beatles, and the modern rock energy of the Foo Fighters. The band cultivated their initial-acoustic then electric guitar-driven songs that forged their straight-forward rock n' roll and heavy blues-infused sound.
Harmony Rocks
Cohoes | Mostly Originals
Rock | Dance | Party Music
We're a group of veteran musicians that have resurrected this great band. We specialize in dance party rock covers with some added craziness (e.g. hula hoops and disguises!?), the kind of mix that brings the ladies out. We just came off a great gig at Northern Lights, check out the videos, pics and demos.
Harry Pyle
Capital Region | Mostly Originals
Electronic | Alternative Rock
Harry Pyle is a musician from the capital region. It's mostly instrumental music that ranges from electronic dance music to rock and metal, just about anything goes. Live performances are done with pre-recorded drum, bass, guitar and synth tracks and most often plays an accordion live. Switching between accordion, keys, guitar, and bass in longer sets is also common. The amount of original songs number in the hundreds, so each live performance is different each time.
Headroom
Mostly Covers
Hard Rock
We are Headroom, most of us are from the Schenectady area. We play rock covers that are highly danceable from the 70s though today. Five piece female fronted, high energy.
The Heaters
All Covers
Acoustic | Folk | Indie
Formed in 1990,The Heaters are a six piece high energy rock/dance party band playing cover tunes early classics...such as James Brown, Kool in the Gang, Jimmy Hendrix, also covering modern tunes such as Maroon 5, or Rock tunes like 80's Rockers.
Heather Richards
Glens Falls | All Originals
Folk | Country | Acoustic
Sweet as a morning ride..
Hipdrop
Albany | Covers and Originals
Funk | Soul
A recipe of funky soul that will fill you up but you will always want more. Hip Drop is a New York Capital Region band combining soulful vocals, jazz guitar, funky bass, sophisticated rhythms and classic New Orleans keys to produce a sound that is quickly making a name for themselves.
Holly and Evan
Amsterdam | Mostly Originals
Blues | Jazz
Holly & Evan (Holly Taormina from Niskayuna & Evan Conway from Amsterdam) showcase a blend of original and classic Blues cutting a deep line between the rich heritage of Delta Blues and Soulful Swing Jazz. Band web-site: www.reverbnation.com/hollyandevan Follow Holly & Evan on Facebook: Holly & Evan Follow Holly & Evan on Twitter: hollyandevan
Hungry Jack
Saratoga | All Originals
Comedy | Heavy Metal | Punk
Hungry Jack is best described as if Monty Python , Black Sabbath , The Muppets and Zappa were in a bus accident . They call it " Tardcore " . After a ten year exile Hungry jack is band and ready to destroy Pinata all across the capital region .
Idette and the SunRunners

Folk
A five piece, female fronted, all original and acoustic based Band. Stick in your head songs with a jam band feel.
IMI

Country | Rock
So many things are happening with I M I. Right now we are in the studio recording their next CD with "Superpimpin'" which can be heard by request @ 103.1. Upstate New York's IMI is a four piece band performing their explosive mix of Funk, Rock, and Reggae.
Immaculate Heart
Albany | Mostly Originals
New Age | Indie | Acoustic
Immaculate Heart is a group based out of Albany, NY whose music is a blend of New Age Folk and Experimental Indie. They are constantly developing their sound to be on the forefront of the musical spectrum. They play with passion and intensity, putting all their efforts into the expression that is at the core of their music. You can find their EP for free on Bandcamp and Soundcloud. If you need to contact Immaculate Heart please email Immaculateheartmusic@gmail.com or call 315-558-8871.
Immune Friction
Bennington | All Originals
Rock | Indie | Alternative Rock
We are a duo from Bennington,VT. Our music is best described as a mix of rock, experimental, noise, folk, and punk with poetic lyrics and a whole lot of moxie.
In the Casket
Saratoga | Mostly Originals
Rock
We play 2 and do a cover from time to time for fun. We would be considered a melodic death metal band.
The Invisible Jams
Bennington | Mostly Originals
Alternative Rock | Indie | Jam Band
The Invisible Jams are an ecclectic alt/indie/jam rock duo from Bennington, VT. Our music is ever-evolving to encompass a broad range of styles and vibes. Simply put: we like to rock.
Isvari
Albany | All Originals

Metalcore/Hardcore/Spiritual A four piece from the capital district formed in the summer of 2011, first show was in October. Isvari is one like no other. A performance that needs to be seen and heard. Their metal flow, catchy riffs, and purely brutal breakdowns make them a multi-threat to the metal music scene. Currently out with 6 songs on record. Word is recording is in progress so stay tuned for more from these guys.
Jack's Attic
Ballston Spa | Mostly Covers
Classic Rock | Hard Rock | Rock
Jack’s Attic is a dynamic cover band without genre limits! Made up of veteran musicians from local acts including Electric Lipstick, King Friday and Ill Funk Ensemble we make the crowd rock, dance and groove. Don’t you think it’s time to get out of the house and into the Attic?
Jack's Wasted Life
Albany | Covers and Originals
Grunge | Rock | Alternative Rock
Jack's Wasted Life (JWL) songs range from hard driving rockers to melodic, acoustic based ones. Amazing original songs. Seattle influenced, Albany, NY based, blue collar crack a beer rock.
James Frederick
Saratoga | All Originals
Folk | Rock | Indie
James Frederick is an indie folk rock singer/songwriter from the Capital District area of New York State. Having played at various open mics, cafes, and random streets in the area, James quietly crept on to the local music scene with nothing more than a guitar and a humble collection of likable songs. His indie folk rock Style is derived from a love of contemporary songwriters.
Jay Lindsey Graham Band
Albany | Mostly Originals
Rock
FIRE ROCK trio - what's that? Music that is intense and beautiful
Jefferson James
Capital Region
Rock
The members consist of five very talented musicians comprised of two former band The Day and Five Til Midnight. The band members are: Thomas Haskell- Vocals, guitar Matthew Hotaling- Vocals, guitar Christopher Wilber- Guitar Josh McCormick- Keys John Heaphy- Drums
Jeremy James
Albany | Mostly Originals
Acoustic | Folk
Jeremy James is a prolific singer/songwriter originally from Arkansas. His songs are equal parts city and country, with roots in the folk traditions of storytelling and political activism.
Jimy Graham
Albany | Covers and Originals
Blues | Rock
I perform as a solo unplugged act or a 3 piece electric trio. I have toured and performed in Hong Kong, China and Japan and recently played at the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival alongside Maroon 5, Ron Isley and Natalie Cole.
Jocamo
Albany
Rock | Alternative Rock | Acoustic
Jocamo rocks.
Jocelyn Arndt
Capital Region | All Originals
Folk Rock | Pop | Soul
18-year-old singer/songwriter Jocelyn Arndt crafts songs that evoke breathtaking emotion. Through a near perfect combination of melody and lyric, Jocelyn's music connects with her audience in a way that is intimate & personal.
The Joe Roy Jackson Band
Saratoga | Covers and Originals
Blues | Southern Rock | Country
-Joe Roy Jackson is the "real deal". With the legendary combination of "strat and twin" this guitar slinger plays with the finesse of Clapton, the agility of Hendrix and the heart of BB King. Backed by a powerhouse rhythm section, layered with "gospel church" organ this quartet has the ability to lift the audience into a dancing frenzy. Vocally, this unit features 3 "soul shouters" covering everyone from Stevie Ray to Joe Cocker, Albert Collins to Greg Allman
The Joey Thomas Big Band
Amsterdam | Covers and Originals
Big Band | Swing | Party Music
The JTBB specializes in performing the classic arrangements as recorded by the original hit makers. Big Band Swing is an American Heritage. The JTBB is committed to the perpetuation of this American treasure through performances which include dances, weddings, private parties of all kinds, fund raisers, charity events, High School and College dances, concerts and clinics, special performances, tribute shows, dedications, and occasional TV appearances.
John "Gray Wolf" Seneta
Saratoga | Covers and Originals
Acoustic | Folk | Ethnic
Performing solo or in ensembles built to suit your musical needs. John is a multi-instrumentalist (he says he plays everything but brass) who was formally educated at Berklee College of Music in Boston and the University at Albany. John also shares his musical skills with his ever-growing number of mandolin and guitar students.
The John Morse Band

Acoustic | Electronic | Soul
Classic rock and blues from upstate NY,Have toured the world and played with,PAT TRAVERS,ROBIN TROWER,BAD ENGLISH AND MANY MORE!
John Pinder
Mostly Originals
Rock | Pop
Overall, I'm just another person with a musical hobby. I'm not the world's best musician, nor do I claim to be. I'm just having fun playing around and recording new music in the Capital Region and beyond. It's something I love to do.
Joseph Beaty
Glens Falls | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Electronic | Gothic Rock
Joseph Beaty is a solo musician focused on integrating organic and electronic elements. Formative music years were spent in Chicago. He relocated to Florida in the mid-90s and founded the band, Mindlikewater. Their sophomore album, Curving Toward the Sun (2003) was produced by legendary producer, Tony Bongiovi. (Ramones, Talking Heads). He is now recording in his home studio located in the Beaty ancestral area of Glens Falls, NY. CD & high quality audio formats available for radio upon request.
Julia Price
Troy | Mostly Originals
Indie | Pop
Julia Price was born and raised in Upstate New York. She recently moved to Los Angeles where she has become a part of the local music scene performing across Los Angeles and at the 2012 SXSW. Her music is a cross between Lily Allen’s wit and Sheryl Crow’s storytelling, with a hint of Fiona Apple. Her new album "Stories Between the Avenues" comes out July 30th. Julia Price's "Stories Between the Avenues" includes 6 great songs including the single "Girlfriend".
The Jump Daddies
Schenectady | All Covers
Swing | Jazz | Blues
A jumpin' jivin' wailing good time. A mixture of swing, jazz, and jump that'll set your feet to dancing.
The Kamikaze Hearts

Rock | Pop
The Kamikaze Hearts offer "upstate porch rock" - deftly crafted descriptive tales in song. In addition to the texture of four part harmonies, the band features acoustic guitar, brushed snare drum and floor tom, acoustic bass, mandolin, banjo and dobro.
Karma's Army
Albany | All Originals
Hard Rock | Alternative Rock | Rock
A 5 piece rock band from Albany, NY that is somewhere between rock and the right place. They have been featured on MetalEdge.com, regular guests on area rock radio shows, and have shared stages with Trapt, Stephen Pearcy of RATT, and Zo2. Currently working on their follow up to 2008's self-titled EP produced by John Naclerio (My Chemical Romance, Senses Fail) the band has now teamed up with producer Tim Lynch (Jason Bittner, Tony Levin) of The Recording Company. New album out this fall.
Katie Haverly
Albany | All Originals
Acoustic | Alternative Rock | Indie
Elements of rock, jazz and folk abound, topped with Katie’s languid, yet fierce vocal ability and an impressive lyrical facility. The listener is immediately drawn in, intrigued by what she has to say.
Katie Haverly and Vox Celeste
Troy | Mostly Originals
Folk | Americana | Rock
Folk/Americana/Rock with indie elements to create a sonic experience driven by incisive lyrics delivered with languid yet fierce vocals.
Katsura
Albany | Covers and Originals
Alternative Rock | Acoustic | Pop
We are a four piece band recently born, full of energy, who bring generations of music styles to the audience, from The Beatles, Cyndi Lauper to Plain White T's, but equally respecting of the bands' songwriters and poets who contribute their own originals which reflect life experiences and human nature. A musical experience that you will find very unique! Playing the entire capital district area, in coffee houses to marathons, fundraisers and restaurants. Visit us at www.Katsuraband.com
The Kemp Avenue Band
Capital Region | Mostly Covers
Classic Rock
We have a Classic Rock band that has been performing for the last couple of years at private events as well as community events. We are a 4 man group based out of Troy New York (Kemp Avenue). We play classic rock covers. We would like to have our band listed with your 'Local Bands' section? We will be performing on September 19th at the Van Schaick Festival in Cohoes, New York.
Kim Buckley and Coli
Albany | Covers and Originals
Folk | Rock | Blues
"Kim Buckley & Coli” is a highly charged female singer/songwriter duo from Upstate New York. With solo recordings and hundreds of gigs under their belts, the two musical powerhouses have teamed up to take the folk-rock scene by storm. Get ready for knock-out lyrics and melodies you wish you’d written yourself. It’s the generation-busting audience stunners Kim Buckley and Coli.
King Vidor
Otsego | All Originals
Indie | Rock | Pop
Country, folk and 70's rock and roll-inspired 5 piece band with influences ranging from The Kinks, Lou Reed and Pavement to Hank Williams and Nikki Sudden. Members include current and former members of The Red-Haired Strangers and The Ominous Seapods, but lead singer and song writer Clem Coleman is new to the area music scene.
Kite Person
Glens Falls | All Originals
Electronic | Indie
The songs on Kite Person's debut EP Tonight We Run are an amalgam of mechanical wings and human flesh—a combination of downtempo electronica, retro-futuristic synths, shimmery guitars and distinctive vocals. Early reviews have drawn a line to bands like Of Montreal, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti and Sub-Bombin alums Phantogram.
Komondor
Capital Region | All Originals
Rock | Punk | Heavy Metal
We are a post-sludge noise rock band & we would love to play with bands playing noise-core, weirdo-metal, heavy indie-rock, or plain old experimental stuff. Please give us a listen, become our friend, & book us for shows. Thanks.
Ladystrange
Clifton Park | All Covers
Classic Rock | Rock | Pop
Playing fun, rockin' tunes from the 80's through today, LadyStrange are out to make it fun for everybody! They mix it up and play a variety of songs to get you dancing and singing along! Powerful vocals, soaring keyboards, raw guitar, punchy bass and thundering drums.. we love to play and have a party!! Hope to see you there!!
The Last Conspirators
All Originals
Hard Rock | Punk | Pop
a powerful rock & roll band whose sound fuses old-school punk, roots rock, and heartland rock, with fierce, often politically charged lyrics on top. The Last Conspirators are fronted by singer and songwriter Tim Livingston a pioneering figure on the punk scene in New York State's Hudson Valley.
Last Daze
Colonie | All Originals
Rock
Last Daze is a rock and roll band that was assembled in the Adirondack Mountains of New York, and forged in a non- disclosed recording studio, rumored to be in the vicinity of Echo Park, Los Angeles. With all the pieces complete, the band flew to Los Angeles in March of 2014 to record their debut album, “Symbols & Snares” with producer, Shooter Jennings. The product that came out of that studio in LA defies genre boundaries.
The Lateshift
Latham | Covers and Originals
Rock | Classic Rock | Hard Rock
The Lateshift is a young up and coming band based in Latham.
Layne Underwood
Albany | All Originals
Folk Rock | Indie | Strings
I am a solo loop musician. In a set i do violin, guitar, harmonica, vocals, and other stuff. I listen to alot of Modest Mouse, Arcade Fire, and Classical, it shows.
The Lazy Suns
Capital Region | All Originals
Americana | Rock
If you took the Flying Burrito Brothers, the Beatles, Townes Van Zandt, Tom Petty, Hank Williams and put them all together in a stewing pot to simmer you would have the Lazy Suns. The Lazy Suns features five seasoned musicians/songwriters, who have performed all over the U.S. The Lazy Suns announce the release of their first EP and licensing deal with Amygdala Music / Original Productions, who places music with Emmy award winning shows including the Discovery Channel's the Deadliest Catch.
Legendary Losers
Albany | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Punk
We ROCK...you ROLL!!! Three chords and the truth...that's all you need to know. Come to a show and you will find out for yourself. We'll see you at the club!
Linear North
Albany | All Originals
Rock | Alternative Rock
We are a psych rock trio out of Albany who has been gigging extensively in Albany NY and the Northeast for the last year. Members, Bob Forget (vox/guitar) Shane Williams (bass) & Tom Patrizio formed Linear North in November of 2011 and have been performing in this act since April of 2012. We have played cities such as Providence RI, Philly, Burlington, Charlotte NC, Columbus OH and many more. Our music is reaching markets digitally through iTunes, spotify, Amazon mp3 and more.
Lissettechristine
Washington | All Covers
Jazz
I am a solo artist/performer. My main repertoire is Jazz Standards mixed with some Broadway flavor. Currently, I am looking for musicians to perform live. Please check out my website at www.lissettechristine.com
Lost Radio Rounders
Albany | Covers and Originals
Gospel | Americana
Lost Radio Rounders is an exciting musicological/historical program of American spiritual and religious songs spanning from the Civil War to the Civil Rights era. Presenters Tom Lindsay and Michael Eck draw from a variety of sources within the African-American and Anglo-Saxon traditions, including slave songs, lining hymns and the music of guitar evangelists, sanctified singers, bluegrass bands and gospel quartets.
Low n Lonesome
Saratoga | Covers and Originals
Blues | Acoustic
Rob Adkins and Phil Drum are two fine Fingerstyle /Acoustic Blues guitar players and songwriters from Saratoga Springs, NY. As Low ‘N Lonesome, they join forces and blend their talents to produce some of the finest old time Blues & Ragtime to be heard anywhere. They perform top-notch originals, as well as Blues-based versions of tunes from old school jazz, rock, folk, and country music, covering great artists from from Robert Johnson and Louis Armstrong to Hank Williams and Bob Dylan.
Lucky Ticket
Schenectady | All Covers
Classic Rock | Country | Oldies
Lucky Ticket can perform as a 4 member band, however, we have talented friends that we can add depending on space and the needs of the host. Members of Lucky Ticket were among the musicians driving bands such as Chance, Second Chance, and Calamity Road. We have 2 lead guitars, bass, and drums. Our drummer happens to be female and she also sings lead at least half the time. She's the real deal, check out our website and sound bites! We are great choice for your club or party!
Lunic
Latham | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Indie
All-girl New Yorkers Lunic make distinctive and sultry psychedelic indie with hints of downbeat British electronica acts The xx and Portishead, mournful dashes of violin and melodic lead guitar flourishes."
Lüt
Capital Region | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Acoustic | Comedy
Lüt was formed in a San Francisco flophouse basement-with-a-view in 1996, and has just completed work on their 5th studio effort, War Wagon. The trio of Lars, Chas, & Neil is originally from the NY Capital Region--but only Lars remains. Inspired by daydreaming, offensive bumper stickers, and beer in the can, the line between musical genres and political correctness may be blurred, but the vision of their minds’ eye remains fixed whilst “embarking unto the expanse.”
M-16
Schenectady | Covers and Originals
Heavy Metal | Hard Rock | Classic Rock
The "Ultimate Rock&Roll Weapon" playing the greatest hits of today and yesterday by artists such as Three Days Grace, BuckCherry, Shinedown, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Metallica and originals.
M.r. Poulopoulos
Albany | All Originals
Blues | Folk | Country
Sweetly melodic and often melancholy, as well as intelligent and soulful, Poulopoulos’s songs, like him, are honest and eloquent. His guitar playing makes you want to tap your feet, or cry a little. Sometimes both. His lyrics, complemented by the steady strum or picked out tones of the guitar, always tell a story — some are sad, some are happy, and some, like his song “On and On,” achieve both with a humorous spin — and they’re always poignant.
Machete
Albany | Mostly Originals
Punk | Indie | Rock
High energy rock and roll with a unique sound. Machete employs deep swelling synthesized bass with the raw energy of classic punk and new wave.. The sound runs the gamut from heavy punk to dark pop without alienating either crowd.
The Machina
Albany | Mostly Originals
Rock | Fusion | Indie
The Machina is a rock group coming out of Albany with a jazz fusion feel and some influences of Indie music as well. We're looking to expand our sound and we always experiment with different styles and try and change what we do all the time. Our sound has come a long way since we first formed and will continue to evolve well into the future!
Manipulated Prosperity
Schoharie | All Originals
Heavy Metal | Rock | Death Metal
Manipulated Prosperity is a band with a uniqe styled mix of Slipknot, Rush, and Megadeth. There are three current members, Patch-vocals, guitar, Spazoid- Drums, Pibbs- Percussion.
Marcus Benoit Band
Capital Region | Mostly Originals
Jazz | R and B | Blues
This band is performs jazz/R&B/blues and original music of keyboardist /vocalist sometimes saxophonist Marcus Benoit. Also features the soulful saxophone playing of John Savage and bass playing of Mike Lawrence, drums of either Gary Nowik or Paul Borello. Most recent CD release is "Lets Get Away" soon to be available at CD Baby. For booking information call 469-2094
Marcus Ruggiero
Saratoga | Mostly Originals
Acoustic
When a boy grows up in an Italian family in Schenectady, NY, struggling to find his identity through music in a family of 11 children, the result is not your average singer songwriter. Marcus Ruggiero's songs of both the beauty and darkness of life have resulted in several recordings, including the highly acclaimed "Shed Some Light" which features, “Theirs A Girl I Need To Go See About” inspired by the movie “Good Will Hunting” and "Another Cold Day In June."
Margo Macero
Queensbury | All Originals
Pop | Rock | Jazz
Female singer/songwriter, Margo Macero, has studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and now leads her musical career; “The Margo Macero Project.” She has been an ardent entertainer-playing guitar since the age of seven. She continues to cultivate a reputation for herself by self-producing demos, publishing, establishing musical media networks, self-management and designing all works of lyrical and album artwork; and exhibits no signs of slowing down
Mark Frederick Band
Ballston Spa | Mostly Originals
Alternative Rock | Indie
Cello alternative rock with with a mix of classically trained and self-taught writing talent. Putting this band together started a chain reaction of new music, it is impossible to resist when you are working with such great musicians and people.
MaryLeigh Roohan
Capital Region | All Originals
Indie | Acoustic
Though she’s only twenty-two, the experience Roohan has gained since she began performing five years ago explains why she’s likened to “a wizened old soul.” Her yearlong, weekly residency at a pub in St Andrews, Scotland honed her guitar and vocal skills, and helped build her confidence in exploring other musical ventures.
The Matchstick Architects
Capital Region | Mostly Originals
Rock
The Matchstick Architects play their own brand of driving original rock music and a select list of cover material. The band's music is being played on several radio stations including The Exit 97.7, WTBR in Pittsfield-MA and WBCR in Great Barrington-MA. The band, with its four members hailing from NY, MA, VT and CT, also gigs regionally on a regular basis.
Matt and the Bad Ideas
Albany | All Originals
Rock | Blues | Soul
Albany musicians at their best, doing what feels and sounds good.
Matthew Carefully
Ballston Spa | All Originals
Indie
Performing original and adapted / rearranged music in the moment on mandolin, banjo, acoustic & electric guitars, drums, percussion and much more, he is mildly obsessed with marrying traditional instruments with modern technology and sounds. Known to utilize live on-the-fly looping, octave pedals, thick distortion and heavy reverb, Matthew delivers a unique, constantly evolving musical performance.
The Mcgunks
Albany | Mostly Originals
Rock | Punk | Hard Rock
A drinking band with a playing problem. McGunks music is about living in New England, or the East Coast; in the barrooms, in the dirty cities, in the brutal weather both outside yourself and in. No fuckin’ palm trees of Malibu here, no cornfields of Iowa either. You’ll hear none of that in the music here. If you’ve been in a city and a city barroom, whether it’s Boston, Providence, New York City or Portland Maine; this music should say a lot to you.
The McKrells
Saratoga | Covers and Originals
Rock
Exploring the Celtic and tribal sound through the mixture of Celtic percussion played by Kevin and Katie McKrell, world beat percussion played by Brian Melick, rock drums played by Steve Candlen, with the addition of Rick Bedrosian on the bass, Brian Gibn
The Midnight Society
Albany | All Originals
Folk Rock | Indie
The Midnight Society is a singer-songwriter duo out of Albany. Stylistically, our music ranges from folk to indie-rock, and combines insightful, witty lyrics with catchy melodies. We focus on the important things: Life… Love… Dungeons and Dragons… We have shared the stage with seasoned musicians all throughout the capital region, and love to entertain our audiences (and usually ourselves) with our upbeat and sometimes nerdy shows.
Mike and the Monsters

Classic Rock
Mike and the Monsters cover a wide range and variety of music, performed with energy, professionalism, style and true rock and roll conviction! Modern sounds, classic rock and maximum danceable party rock make up the Monsters musical repertoire.
Mike Campese
Albany | Mostly Originals
Rock
An American guitarist and composer best known for being a member of the multi-platinum group Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Campese was picked over several guitarists in 2004 during the bands fourth CD, The Lost Christmas Eve and received a gold record for his work. In 2008 Mike released his own rock Christmas CD, "The Meaning of Christmas" and has been well received. Campese is an honors graduate from the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California and is a graduate of Shaker High School.
Mike Grosshandler

Alternative Rock | Acoustic | Rock
Co-leader of The Velmas, Mike has released 2 acoustic solo CDs and has been voted Best Local Solo Musician and Best Local Producer by readers of Metroland.
The Mike McMann Band

Country
Originating in the Capital District area of New York State, The Mike McMann Band provides a unique blend of Acoustic, Rock, Bluegrass, Jazz, Alternative, and Jam music to entertain the listener. Oh, BTW, if you feel the urge, you can get up and dance too!
The Mission Control Of...
Albany | All Originals
Electronic | Indie | Other
Instrumental, abstract, emotional, break beat, psychedelia, IDM...
Mister Meanor
Queensbury | Mostly Covers
Classic Rock | Hard Rock | Heavy Metal
Mister Meanor is a classic/modern rock band based out of Queensbury, NY.
Mister Supersonic
Other | All Originals
Rock | Classic Rock | Pop
Mister Supersonic is a two piece rock band, writing all original music with the intent of licensing songs for TV and Film. Mr. S has been known to play the occasional open mic and is always open to the right live opportunity in the capital district. Always aiming to improve on song writing and production, Mister Supersonic is currently at work on more music for 2014.
Mod Fiction
Albany | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Grunge
Mod Fiction is an alternative rock band from Albany. Band members: Kevin Gadani- guitars/vocals Greg Gadani- drums Mark McCarty- bass/vocals All songs are written by Kevin Gadani. The band's sound and songwriting influences include Mudhoney, Velvet Underground, Nirvana, The Beatles, Neil Young, and many more. As of summer 2012 the band has released their debut LP "Come Back Down", a collection of nine songs recorded at DSM Studio in Clarksville, NY.
The Moho Collective
All Originals
Rock | Jazz | Fusion
The Moho Collective eschews simple classification, professing that creativity is a living, flowing art form. The instrumental trio expresses that through dynamic song structures, driving rhythms, and such diverse influences as jazz, soul, funk, rock, and folk. The artists combine guitar and pedal steel, bass and effects, and an ever changing array of traditional and world percussive sounds; The Moho Collective is an art band, always eager to push art further.
Molly Durnin
Capital Region | All Originals
Americana | Folk | Blues
Molly Durnin is a singer-songwriter with a sound all her own, including a rhythmic guitar groove and tuneful melodic sense that draws from the heart of Americana, folk and blues traditions. Refreshingly original, her songs combine wit and whimsy with a driving energy and emotional depth that never fail to enthrall listeners.
Mother Fletcher
Columbia | All Originals
Ska | Reggae | Rock
With influences rooted in bands like The Specials, Madness, Fishbone, The Clash and the like, Mother Fletcher carries a crowd with the awesome energy of Pop Punk, Reggae,Ska and Raw Funk. Their sounds are tight but somehow get you loose as they batter through sets of original material and the occasional classic cover to stir things up.
Mother Mcrees
Albany | Mostly Originals
Rock | Jam Band | Progressive Rock
From just outside Albany ny Josh Ross ,Laura Baboulis ,Jeremy Ferguson ,Rob Morrison ,and Thomm Lafond keep you groovin' all night long,
Motorhome
Albany | All Covers
Heavy Metal
Motorhome is Albany NY's only Motorhead Tribute Band. Covering songs from the legends lengthy career, Motorhome puts on an hour long show filled with all the classics and then some. With Dave Wayne on drums, ROBO on guitar and Carl Schultz on vocals/bass Motorhome is a tribute act not to be missed! Look for Motorhome on Facebook.
Nephin
Albany
Celtic
Traditional Irish dance music with Bouzouki, Fiddle and Irish Bagpipes.
The Netherwood Blues Band

Blues | R and B | Rock
The Netherwood Blues Band is a horn driven Blues/R&B/Rock band from Greenwich,NY. The band plays material by such artists as the Blues Brothers,Buddy Miles,Cream,Stevie Ray Vaughn, and more. For more info contact nick www.nickbisanz.com or www.myspace.com/netherwoodbluesband
New Found Fortune
Clifton Park | Mostly Covers
Dance | Funk | Rock
New Found Fortune is a 5-piece funk-n-roll band in the NY Albany Capital Region. The band performs Funk and R & B covers from Parliament to Cee Lo Green and Rock from Red Hot Chili Peppers to Muse.
New Shoes

Blues
3 guys that have been playing together in one form or another for more than 35 years plying everything from Folk to Metal and Bluegrass to Blues now turn their sights to blues a la Stevie Ray, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jonny Lang and Tinsley Ellis.
Next Station
Schenectady | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Indie | Funk
A 3-man indie rock band from the Albany, New York music scene that blends beautiful vocals with catchy beats. Brought together by a terrible economy that required an outlet for their frustration, Next Station emerged as a cure for what kept them down. Incorporating funk, rock, and jazz into their sound, Next Station has a unique feel, and is sure to brighten your day.
Nightmare River Band
Capital Region | All Originals
Indie | Alternative Rock
There are four (4) of us. We come in a variety of shapes and sizes. We make music about love, loss, pain, drinking and healing; not necessarily in said order. Our music will make you raise your stein to the sky and shout to the high heavens!! Our mothers raised us to be respectable gentlemen. We are the Nightmare River Band, and we are coming to your town whether you like it or not.
Nite Train
Covers and Originals
Rock | Funk | Blues
The Nite Train Band has been entertaining Capital District crowds since its inception in March of 2003. The band has come a long way since its first show, with the most radical upheaval occurring in 2006 when our bassist/band-leader and keyboardist joined the band.
Noise Between Stations
Albany | All Originals
Rock | Blues | Funk
Noise Between Stations is a group that uses Rock to explore other genre's. They have a bit of funk, blues, folk, jazz and swing. Consider Noise Between Stations an all audiences band because of their diverse influences.
Nuts In a Blender


A completely energized ensemble of professionals all magnetically charged with the same drive and desire to provide audiences with something different! Combining an average of over 10 years per member of live stage performances.
Ohms Law
Albany | All Covers
Classic Rock | Rock | Party Music
Bill Mc Cann - Vocals, John La Fleur - Drums, Scott Skaarup - Guitars, Eddie Bauer - Guitars, and Mike Flannery - Bass
Olivia Quillio
Albany | All Originals
Acoustic | Indie
Olivia Quillio, a singer/songwriter from Upstate New York, is reinventing the Modern Torch Song. Her voice and songs explore the coupling of vivid folk-inspired lyricism and melodic jazz texture within those popular sentimental songs of unrequited love and stamp them with her own particular brand of heartbreak. From her native Northern New York to as far away as Portland, OR, her dynamic performances have been known to captivate any room – be it intimate living room or dark bar.
On Your Mark
Capital Region | All Covers
Classic Rock | Alternative Rock
Not your same old classic rock band. Besides classics from Bad Company, Bon Jovi, Beatles, Petty, Aerosmith and more, you will hear 90's alternative favorites from Gin Blossoms, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Matchbox 20, U2 and more. Check us out!
Otter
Saratoga | Mostly Originals
Funk | Rock
Otter is fresh out of college where they steadily climbed the ranks as the hottest house party band. These guys cut their teeth in dirty, sweaty, crowded basements and developed their upbeat, heavy bass and deep pocket sound. Finally free from the school grind, Otter is taking their house party sensibilities on the road to bars and concert halls up and down the east coast. Touring behind their self titled EP, these goons are dangerously fun.
Otto Road
Albany | Mostly Covers
Rock | Pop | Oldies
At some point in your life you may have heard some live music where you couldn't help tap your feet or sing along. Maybe you heard a particular song and thought-Wow I haven't heard that one in quite a while or I never heard a band do that before. OTTO ROAD is THAT Band. OTTO ROAD has a catalog of diverse sounds and selections. Styles range from oldies and rock & roll to contemporary popular music, country, soul, blues and Latin sounds.
Out of the Blue
Saratoga | All Covers
Soul | Blues | Rock
Out of the Blue is a five-piece band formed in October 2009 that performs tunes in many genres with a lineup consisting of guitar, bass, drums, keyboards and a female lead vocalist. Our sets cover a full range of material from the '60s to the present, allowing us to have a broad range of appeal while sharing our own musical influences.
Out2play
Schenectady | All Originals
Rock | Hard Rock
Female fronted ORIGINALS Rock band featuring: Lila Laguna-Vocals Stephen Gabree - Lead & Rhythm Dean Daversa - Lead & Rhythm James Lucas - Bass Lee hendrickson - Drums
Ov Dust
Capital Region | All Originals
Heavy Metal
Formed in early 2008, Ov Dust firmly stepped away from the embittered mainstream, straddling the line between the underground and misunderstood, creating the grinding music of inherent dissension. The unmistakable sounds of incendiary heresy, initially indistinguishable from the rustling of leaves across the autumn floor, now roar with unabated yearning and intent, signaling The Resurrection of an American Heretic.
Owl
Albany | All Originals
Hard Rock | Progressive Rock | Alternative Rock
Owl is one of the best-kept secrets on the L.A. club scene, with roots right here in Albany, NY. A band featuring three electric musicians who have joined together to create something that is more than the sum of its individual parts—a collaboration between bassist Chris Wyse (of The Cult), his longtime pal, drummer Dan Dinsmore (of The Clay People), and guitarist Jason Achilles.
Owls In Orbit
Other | Mostly Originals
Ambient | Alternative Rock | Electronic
Owls In Orbit features musically atmospheric landscapes set upon mood and rhythm. Musically transporting and thought provoking. A soundtrack to the soul. Harmonized vocals, piano, spacey guitars, reverb.
Palatypus
Albany | All Originals
Acoustic | Folk
Based out of Albany, N.Y., Palatypus draws from the best of the Country, Bluegrass and Folk music genres to create a distinct melodic and harmonic sound. Their songs evoke a spectrum of emotional states, ranging from the lament of loves gone wrong to the simple joys found in sharing a few drinks with friends. The duo focuses on well constructed vocal harmonies layered over the rhythm of Mike's and the melody of Matt's guitar. The songs are story driven, simultaneously metaphysical and visual, and captivate their audiences with deft acuity in their sensibility. Always entertaining and engaging, Palatypus continues to gain musical recognition and win fans across the Capital Region and in the greater North East.
Paper and Sand
Other | All Originals
Rock
We are a melodic hard rock band based out of NYC. we've been compared to the Raconteurs, Kings of Leon, and Modest Mouse. 2 of us grew up in Clifton Park. We tour. We record. We stop in Albany every couple months. We hope you'll give us a listen.
Par 6
Capital Region | Mostly Originals
Pop | Punk
We are a pop-punk quartet that will play anywhere they are asked to, with or without getting paid. We play mostly originals.
Partyhorn
Albany
Electronic | Disco
PartyHorn - Albany, NY Disco/House DJ Duo Soundcloud:http://soundcloud.com/partyhorn PartyBag DJ Mix: http://soundcloud.com/partyhorn/partybag-mix Listen, enjoy, support, thank you for your time!
Password Protected
Albany | Covers and Originals
Funk | Rock | Progressive Rock
Password Protected is a 5-piece Funk Rock band that originated in December 2010 and is based out of the Capital Region of NY. Password Protected’s writing and musical influences include Living Colour, Spin Doctors, James Brown, Funkadelic, Talking Heads, Led Zeppelin, and Jimi Hendrix, as well as a tasty assortment of original material. The five musicians who comprise Password Protected are dedicated and focused on reaching their main goal: to have their music embraced by many.
The Peaceful Country Band
Albany | All Covers
Country | Oldies | Party Music
The Peaceful Country Band delivers Live Country Music For All Occasions Serving the Capital District of New York and Beyond. "It is often said that music makes the party. The Peaceful Country Band could not agree more! Great parties are what we specialize in." Check out our sights and sounds on our Web Site
Peaceful Country Band
All Covers
Rock
Country music thru the ages.
Penny Knight Band
Schenectady | All Originals
Rock | Funk | Fusion
1985. We're older now and play less notes. It's better that way. Miles Davis thought so, but he's dead ... so where does that leave us? * Artists We Also Like:==> Anyone who will book us as a warm-up act. NOTE TO EGO-LADEN BANDS: We're old and like to get home early, so we are absolutely no threat to your artistic dominance. * Playing our unique original music, both electrically and in a mind-numbingly unplugged, acoustic-coffeehouse-hootenannyesque fashion.
Phantogram (Charlie Everywhere)
Saratoga

Our music can be described as a culmination of urban influenced rhythms and psychedelic melodies with a pop sensibility - very expirimental.
Phil Camp
Queensbury | All Originals
Rock | Acoustic | Other
Acoustic and electric rock, blues, and fun. Jason Irwin from WEQX writes "It's a great listen, Highly melodic and full of six string skill, featuring eleven cuts that range widely form styraightforward rock ("Smooth operator") to softer soundscapes ("The trip")
Playin' With Fire Band
Albany | Covers and Originals
Classic Rock | Blues | Country
Playin' With Fire Band has been around the Albany area since 2004, fronted by the high energy of lead vocalist Kim Riker. Kim has surrounded herself with very talented musicians and familiar names from the Albany music scene. Earl Johnson, Jim Reagan, John Daloia, Tom Lanahan, and Stevie Wright. This band is one to watch!
Poor Dead Molly

Hard Rock
Asskicking original plus cover tunes by bands such as: Nickleback, Alice in chains, Stone Temple Pilots, Seether, Puddle of Mud, Skid Row,Staind, Metallica, Judas Priest, AC/DC, Motley Crue, DIO, 3 Doors Down, Nazareth, Zeppelin etc.
Proletkult
Capital Region | Mostly Originals
Alternative Rock | Ambient | Electronic
Hailing from the mothership in geo-synch orbit above the capital district, Proletkult beams their unique form of psychedelic space music down to the human race.
Proletkult Us
Troy | Mostly Originals
Alternative Rock | Indie | Ambient
Music for the introverted hedonist. Wet. Dark. Deep. Floaty. Surreal. Different.
Prospect Exit
Schenectady | All Originals
Rock | Hard Rock
The sounds of the Nineties have undoubtedly had an impact on the way each member approaches the songwriting process—a collective effort in Prospect—taking cues from musicians throughout the spectrum of genres. Prospect Exit is a hard, raw, authentic rock band that blends the tastes of its members with their ambition to create a sound which is powerful, new, and exciting.
The QC Rejects
Albany | Covers and Originals
Rock | Alternative Rock | Blues
A seemingly innocent, mild-mannered trio of professionals by day, The QC Rejects are: Mikey V on guitar, Chuckles on bass, and Stevie KaBAM! on drums. Raised in the wild with naught to sustain them but wild berries and small poodles, the Rejects have gone on to overcome adversity with a combination of charm, good looks, and Dark Magic. Please visit our website for free song downloads, and come check us out at a fine establishment near you.
The Ragamuffins of Love
All Originals
Rock
A 'virtual' band that can appear live as well. With a great new cd, characters with wild 'backstories', and evolving internecine struggles, the ragamuffins of love are virtually reinventing the world of rock!
Railbird
Saratoga | All Originals
Indie | Folk | Rock
Railbird is an all original indie folk rock band with electric, lyrically driven songs from Saratoga Springs, NY. The band is fronted by singer, singer writer Sarah Pendinotti who is described by Billboard magazine as “a talented young singer /songwriter on the rise.” Railbird’s debut disc was listed as number 8 in Billboards editors’ picks for 2008, hailed as “a great indie band set to break out.”
Railway
Capital Region | All Covers
Classic Rock | Southern Rock | Country
‘Railway’ is a band based out of the Scotia / Glenville area of New York performing classic rock, a little southern rock and a variety of music!!! The group has been together since the mid 70’s and has performed up and down the East coast at numerous clubs, fairs, festivals and concerts ‘Railway’ has always had a reputation for being ‘high energy, a little different and definitely fun’ and continues that approach with every performance.
Ramblin Jug Stompers
Albany | Covers and Originals
Americana | Bluegrass
Ramblin Jug Stompers play 78 rpm music for the 21st century: they are the premier jug band of New York's Capital Region! Their ever-growing set list includes selections from Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Jimmy Cliff, and more.
The Rattling Baddlies
Albany | All Originals
Americana | Folk Rock
The bands performs with an aching honesty, pushing their picking capabilities to the limit. Story songs, breath-taking instrumentals, and truly original works dominate their playing, with suprising covers and moments of lightness and laughter keeping listeners engaged.
Ray Murray and The Bomb Squad
Albany | All Originals
Americana | Folk | Bluegrass
The Bomb Squad's previous incarnation as The Parlour Boys was a Caffè Lena mainstay in the late '80s to mid '90s and performed primarily Old Timey, Bluegrass, and traditional string band music. Now they're sporting a more contemporary sound featuring original compositions that would sit well alongside the music of Dave Mathews and the Beatles, while still maintaining a folksy appeal. Come enjoy their tight harmonies and melodic, sophisticated arrangements.
Ray Murray
Capital Region | Covers and Originals
Folk | Bluegrass
The Bomb Squad's previous incarnation as The Parlour Boys was a Caffè Lena mainstay in the late '80s to mid '90s and performed primarily Old Timey, Bluegrass, and traditional string band music. Now they're sporting a more contemporary sound featuring original compositions that would sit well alongside the music of Dave Mathews and the Beatles, while still maintaining a folksy appeal. Come enjoy their tight harmonies and melodic, sophisticated arrangements.
reaLation
Albany | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Progressive Rock | Rock
reaLation was born from two separate ideas. First, the songs seem to focus on real world problems, issues and concerns. The band tries to shed light on subject areas that are either taboo, ignored in the past, or issues that have yet to come to the surface. Secondly, the band feels one of the most important facets of human existence is the ability to relate to one another, the environment, and society.
The Realside
Watervliet | All Originals
Electronic | Rock | Pop
"Terry McClain...celebrating his own new solo disc, "Willett Comb," It's a sprawling concept album that fuses together hip-hop, rock, pop, reggae and more over the course of 17 songs and 76 minutes." - Greg Haymes, Times Union, 2009.
Recycled Audio
Schenectady | Covers and Originals
Ambient | Pop | Rock
After working together in several different groups, Steve McClaine and Patrick DiMascio teamed up in 2007 in upstate NY to create the music they always wanted to. This duo wrote, recorded, and produced every track on their debut CD as Recycled Audio. In July of 2010, Chris Leary; a past acquaintance of both members, joined the band. The group is most well known for its exciting live performances which fuse the music with DiMascio's graphics, McClaine’s raw vocals and Leary’s ear candy.
Red Haired Strangers
Covers and Originals
Acoustic | Alternative Rock | Indie
Part juke joint, part honky tonk, part front porch and part roadhouse; all upbeat and all tastefully presented to make you move.
RED OTIS
All Covers
Rock | Alternative Rock
We are a bunch of guys who just like playing. We play a little bit of Pink Floyd, The Moody Blues, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Stevie Ray Vaughn..just to name a few.
The Relics
Albany | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Indie | Other
The fall of 2008 saw The Relics starting out as an outlet for songwriter, Kevin Gadani and, childhood friend and bass player, Jason Kendall. After a few different incarnations, as well as a couple of name changes, the band found a solid base with Nick O'Brien on lead guitar and Jeff Dallas on drums. Gadani's talents for songwriting are traced back to his love of 60's garage rock, and the interpretations of those artists into some current artists; most notably The Brian Jonestown Massacre.
The Remainders
Mostly Covers
Classic Rock | Party Music
The Remainders are a female fronted Rock and Roll/Party band that's been playing the Saratoga Area over the last 8 years. Our shows are typically high energy dance fests featuring a very eclectic set list.
The Reverberators

Hard Rock
Classic rock inspired dance/party band that evokes the sounds of the great vocal based groups of the 60's and 70's (the Band, Beatles, CSNY, Eagles, the Byrds, Blind Faith).
Rich Ortiz
Lake George | All Originals
Acoustic | Folk | Funk
His talent consists of multiple instumentation (guitar, bass pedals, harmonica, vocals, guitar percussion) all played simultaneously by one man in real time.
Rick Rourke & Lost Wages
All Originals
Jazz | Pop | Blues
The band delivers up an energetic and unique perspective on American roots music flavored by blues, country, jazz, and soul. Ricks musical influences include Chuck Berry, Willy Dixon, and Cannonball Adderly.
The Rickety Rockers
Capital Region | All Covers
Oldies
We play oldies music from the 50s and 60s. We are available for parties, reunions and events.
Riffamortis
All Originals
Classic Rock | Rock | Party Music
Riffamortis
Rival Galaxies
Albany | All Originals
Electronic | Disco | Rock
Guitar, synthesizers, drums and bass. Sweat soaked dance floors.
RoadTrip
All Covers
Rock | Classic Rock
RoadTrip
Rob Jonas
Colonie | All Originals
Americana | Blues | Rock
Rob Jonas has been writing and recording music in his native upstate New York region for the past six years. Influences include (but are not limited to) John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen. He has released three albums -- 2007's Wandering Madison and 2009's Take Me Anywhere and 2011's Another Lonely Road.
Rob Skane
Albany | All Originals
Rock | Indie | Acoustic
Rob Skane grew up in Central New York with one ear on the radio and one hand on his guitar case. “Phantom Power Trip” is a breakthrough album for this career artist, featuring 11 smart hook-filled tunes from left of the dial.
Robo-France 29
Covers and Originals
Pop | Rock
We play obscure and original stuff with a loose jam feel. We also like to play hard and tighten it up. Our genre is Rock, Blues, Jam Band, French Pop. Members include: Josh Breden - Guitar, Vocals; Russ Brady - Guitar, Vocals; Nick Carrara - Drums
Rock Garden
Capital Region | All Covers
Classic Rock | Blues | Rock
Rock Garden plays a mix of classic rock, hard rock, blues and newer rock covering bands like AC/DC, Aerosmith, Pearl Jam, Eric Clapton, Incubus, Stone Temple Pilots, ZZ Top, Tommy Tutone, Rush, etc. We play regularly in venues from Lake George down to the Catskills.
Rocky Velvet
Albany | Mostly Originals
Party Music
Rocky Velvet plays wild, authentic rockabilly. Formed in the Albany, NY, area in 1996, as young men just out of high school, over the years they've cultivated a reputation as one of Upstate New York's premiere bands.
The Rogues
Capital Region | All Covers
Classic Rock | Oldies | Party Music
The original ROGUES started in 1965.We took a few years off to mature. Back in 1992 we got together for a reunion and we're lovin it.We have four of the five original guys in the band. We play timeless rock and roll past and present. We are always updating our songlist. Come on out for a great time. We love audience participatation Ron Baron guitar vocals Rit Bradt guitar vocals Tom Donahue guitar vocals Russ Moskal drums vocals George Sykala bass vocals
The Ruddys
Albany | All Covers
Rock | Easy Listening | Party Music
Trio featuring three vocalists with bass, guitar, drums and harmonica with repetoire of over 200 songs from the 50's to today.
Run Mountain
Berkshire | All Covers
Americana | Bluegrass | Acoustic
Old time string trio Run Mountain delivers rollicking hillbilly blues and breakdowns featuring fiddle, banjo, guitar with some harmonica, ukulele, slide guitar and flatfoot dancin' to boot! Old time music with a fresh sound!
Ryan Clark
Queensbury | Covers and Originals
Acoustic | Indie | Easy Listening
A singer, acoustic guitarist, pianist, songwriter and a big dreamer, Ryan Clark knew from an early age that he wanted to be around music. Born and raised in Albany, New York, Ryan Clark has been entertaining the Capital District and Lake George Region for the past six years. He started as an open mic performer in the cafes of Downtown Albany and has worked his way up to performing at larger events.
SafeWord
Albany | All Originals
Rock | Alternative Rock | Hard Rock
Infectious and original, sexy and gritty, artistic and hook laden hard rock with female lead vocals. www.facebook.com/SafeWord.Now http://www.reverbnation.com/safewordny
Sandy McKnight and The Idea
Capital Region | All Originals
Pop | Rock
Sandy McKnight and The Idea is a power pop trio which is blowing minds with super memorable, hook-laden tunes, and a dynamic stage presence that takes one back to the sweat-soaked nights at the Marquee Club in 1960s London. This an exciting pop band with memorable tunes, great harmonies, and a dynamic stage presentation. If you like bands like The Who, The Raspberries, Badfinger or The Kinks, you get the idea!
Sard
Albany | All Originals
Indie | Rock | Progressive Rock
Sard presents Pinhead ia a concept album in the spirit of the wall,Tommy,the lamb lies down on broadway. it has a retro flavor but is a modern day rock opera.
Satellite Shine
Berkshire | All Covers
Acoustic
Based in the Berkshire's of Western Massachusetts, the 3 members of Satellite Shine started performing acoustic after playing together for over 5 years in a successful 4-piece rock band that performed in nightclubs, ski resorts, and private functions all over the Northeast. The band plays classic covers that once dominated the airwaves by artists such as Van Morrison, Tom Waits, America, Johnny Cash, Tom Petty, The Beatles, and James Taylor as well as songs by artists such as U2, Howie Day, Toad The Wet Sprocket, Matchbox 20, the Foo Fighters, and many more.
The Savage Randys
Albany | All Originals
Punk | Rock
A Squared Circlepit Punk Rock stable out of Albany, NY, with rage-ripping rhythms and mandible claw melodies produced by our knuckle-taped hands. With shows filled with flying elbows and legdrops, these lads can supply good times and fun with the music they love to make. Stylin' and profilin', The Savage Randys are ready to rumble and to rock your faces with a clothesline of musical awesomeness!
Sawyer Fredericks
Other | All Originals
Americana | Acoustic | Folk Rock
Sawyer is a 14-year-old singer-songwriter from the town of Glen in Montgomery County. He recently released his debut full-length album of all original work, Out My Window.
Scharling
Albany | Mostly Originals
Indie | Alternative Rock
Sinking ships, outlaws, mall cops, and wildfires: a brief sampling of the subjects one will find rubbing elbows with the pounding drums, frenetic guitars, and haunting harmonies in Scharling's eclectic catalog of songs. Featured in Guitar Hero and on FunnyOrDie.com, Scharling's blend of rock, funk, alt-folk, and punk has helped them gain recognition and accolade in an unstable music industry.
Scientific Maps
Albany | All Originals
Indie
Scientific Maps is a pseudonym for Albany, N.Y. resident and musician, Aaron Smith, as well as the name of the four-piece band. Scientific Maps started in 2003 as a side project for Smith, the then bass player for Albany band The Stars of Rock.
Sea of Trees
Albany | All Originals
Indie | Folk | Rock
Smooth vocal harmonies draped over mellow, indie grooves... filled with intense dynamics and a haunting sweetness...
Sean Rowe
Troy | All Originals
Indie | Folk | Funk
When Rowe gets in front of a microphone, he is transformed into a wizened and grizzled old black griot. He summons up a voice from deep within that begs comparisons to such genre-bending innovators as funk-jazz master Gil Scott-Heron or the late beach bum turned philosopher Ted Hawkins.
Second Heat
Colonie | All Covers
Hard Rock | Heavy Metal
Second Heat is a Tribute to the 80's Hard Rock/Hair Metal scene. We cover bands and songs from that great era by bands such as Poison, Dokken, Quiet Riot, Cinderella, Judas Priest, as well as newer artist such as Buck Cherry, Lit, and Bon Jovi
Separated at Birth
Capital Region | All Originals
Rock
Separated At Birth is an exciting new rock band that has grown out of the unique musical partnership between veteran Hammond B-3 organ player, songwriter, and vocalist Tony Perrino and 16-year-old electric guitar, Hammond organ, and piano phenom Jared Alpern.
Seventh Story Demise
Guilderland | All Originals
Rock | Hard Rock | Heavy Metal
We are a 5 person band consisting of Tim- Vocals, Erik- Guitar, Eric-Guitar/Bass, Ryan-Drums, Andy- Guitar, We love to go out and just play no matter the crowd we just like having a good time so visit our myspace page and when we have a show come check us out.
Sgt Dunbar and the Hobo Banned
Albany | All Originals
Indie
Sgt. Dunbar and the Hobo Banned ... is a passionate collection of brass centric gypsy folk rock featuring a community of spirited voices and an array of instruments that sound like weathered antiques given new life. The Hobo Banned's psych-folk songs don't hearken back to the past as much as they yearn for the future. The songs are catchy, wide-eyed, loose and delightfully shambolic postmodern folk with horns. Philosophically minded songs as conjured up by the Salvation Army band on acid. No matter who you hear in their sound or compare them to, there is loads here to love.
Sheen
Glens Falls | All Originals
Alternative Rock
Three handsome, charming, witty guys trapped in a state of arrested development. Formed in 2009,Sheen is a 3 piece rock band from Glens Falls, NY. Mike Packard (Lead Vocals,Guitars,Harmonica), Dave Harris (Drums), and Scott Smith (Bass,Backing Vocals). They have just released their sophmore album "STEAMCOWPUNK" on Reality Theorist Records.
Shift the Paradigm
Schenectady | All Originals
Pop | Rock | Rap
Mike and Amy are a dynamic duo with energetic original music. Their origin is Bethlehem, PA and are now currently living in Schenectady. They have been working on their three part album for a year and have recently released a pay what you want online downloads of all three. With plans to release music videos to go along with the album. The band runs an musicians co-op called (Ripple) which they host a open jam/song writing workshop every Sunday at two pm, located at the Moon and River cafe.
The Silver Standard
Albany | Covers and Originals
Grunge | Hard Rock | Blues
We play Hard Rock and Grunge, Theres no comprimising our sound and we only play good music
Siobahn Hotaling
Cohoes | Mostly Originals
Acoustic | Indie | Pop
Siobahn Hotaling has been writing songs and performing for over 15 years. Raised on a steady diet of Motown, Joni Mitchell, and early 80's FM radio, she writes songs that are both heartfelt and hooky, and brings a passionate presence to her live performances. She released her first EP, Heart on Fire, in June 2012.
Siren
Albany | Mostly Originals
Rock | Indie | Classic Rock
Classic rock and Blues Rock feel? Check. Modern indie and folk influence? Check. We play a mix of covers and a growing library of originals, all with a solid blues rock feel.
Siren Sisters String Band
Albany

Formed in 1990, The Siren Sisters were a noteworthy Albany, NY-based alt. country band fronted by vocalists Caroline Johnston (now our Motherjudge), and Kathy K.K Bush.
Sirsy
Capital Region | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Indie | Pop
SIRSY is fronted by the charismatic Melanie Krahmer with a "stunning voice capable of a lion's roar and a floaty whisper"... a girl "with the lungs of a teenage athlete and the growl of a sixty something blues singer". Krahmer is also the band's drummer, playing a full drum kit STANDING UP, bass parts with her drum stick, and the occasional Ian Anderson-esque flute solo. Sharing the stage is Krahmer's co-writer, Rich Libutti, on guitar.
Six Foot Vertical
Amsterdam | All Covers
Hard Rock | Classic Rock | Heavy Metal
Playing mostly whats on q103 from the cult to metallica and everything in between.
Skeeter Creek
Amsterdam | Covers and Originals
Country | Southern Rock
Skeeter Creek has been fortunate enough to have played with some of the best musicians and performers around, performing with Artists such as Darryl Worley, Rhett Atkins, Chad Brock, Jeff Bates, Jim and Jeff Hagar (Hee-Haw), Pirates of the Mississippi, Chris Cagle, Emerson Drive, and most recently Mark Wills. Most recently named near the top of the 2006 and 2007 Metroland Magazine Readers Poll for Country Band of the Year.
Skeletons in the Piano
Saratoga | All Originals
Rock | Blues | Other
Skeletons are a four piece Dark Rock band from Saratoga Springs, NY. They have toured the east coast and are set to release their new album, "Stranger on a Damned Staircase". A musical spookshow with a myriad personalities and old world structures. Invoking the ghosts around us and giving your heart and soul an opiate laced pillow. Legendary producer Don Fury aided the skeletons in this 50 minute lifespan, bringing to life every song and leaving the listener like the lover that leaves in the middle of the night. 11 tracks that shift between eras and ghost notes of our time on earth.
Skip Parsons
Capital Region | Covers and Originals
Jazz
Dixieland And All That Jazz, originated in 1956 as the Riverboat Jazz Band. This band is still entertaining at many venues for fans of early style jazz. For nearly half of that stretch of time until currently, Skip, on Clarinet and Soprano Sax, has fronted an array of different size bands to play their jazz & swing, It's all part of America’s jazz history.
The Slaughterhouse Chorus
Albany | All Originals
Punk | Americana | Country
Twangy punk rock and dirty blues from the depths of the Capital District.
Slim Charles
Saratoga | All Originals
Indie | Progressive Rock | Alternative Rock
A super fresh group of young men from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs have set out on a quest to take over the ears of all. Give a little listen:)
Sly Fox and the Hustlers
Capital Region | Covers and Originals
Blues | Rock | Funk
Sly Fox and the Hustlers are a 6 piece, blues-based, roots rock and roll band from Albany. The music has been described as "Heavy Voodoo Blues over Sweaty Funky Grooves" guaranteed to get you on your feet - perfect to dance, drink or funk to. The band puts on a show not to be missed - take the trip with them and you won't soon forget.
Smittix
Albany | Mostly Originals
Ska | Punk | Rock
Rob Smittix (Vocals) is known for his street punk style delivery but also throws in an unexpected rap every now and then. Will Seyfferth (Bass)is a speed bassist that prides himself with his signature bass solos. James Tougher (Guitar)is one of the area's most renowned technical guitarists and adds a classic rock feel to the music, but at the same time is not above a 3 chord punk song. Jay O'Donnell (Drums)offers a very intricate display of skin pounding.
Soul Device
Other | Mostly Originals
Rock | Funk | Hard Rock
We are a rock, funk and blues/fusion group out of Kingston/Woodstock NY We have a new addition to the group, Natasha Barnes on lead vocals! Jesse Citron on bass. Brett Givler on drums, and myself in lead guitar.. We're looking for better opportunities as we go forward! Right now we're just finishing up some new songs.. And will be ready by next week or the week after! Thanks.
Soul Injection
Other | All Covers
R and B | Funk | Disco
Soul Injection is a 9 piece R&B, Rock, Funk & Disco Horn Band made up of seasoned musicians that is in it's 9th year together. From the very first year we have been able to stay busy and in demand playing everything from weddings and corp. parties to night clubs and casino showrooms. To learn more about the group you can check out our web site at www.soulinjection.org or you can also check us out at www.myspace.com/soulinjection Our myspace site has more pictures and samples of our music.
Space Lounge
Albany | All Originals
Other | Ambient | Electronic
Inspired minds rise from the valley of the Catskill mountains and walk the bridge between Earth and electronics.
Split 2Nd Alibi
Albany | All Originals
Hard Rock | Rock | Rock
A Band that plays Music believe it or not. Matt Shufelt - Guitar,Vocals Steve Cornell - Guitar Tim Cornell - Bass Ricky Little - Drums
Squeeky Pot
Troy | Covers and Originals
Southern Rock | Rock | Grunge
Squeeky Pot is a 4 piece Rock and roll band playing original and cover tunes. 2 vocalists that play guitar and a bass player and drummer. Load and proud party fun band.
St. James Gate

Party Music
St. James Gate is made up of 7 core members. Bill Connelly, Brian Harris, Dennis O'Brien, Billy O'Brien, Nelson Rock, Dick Sagendorf, and Robert Daly with guest musicians & singers joining in at various venues.
StarStuck
Albany | Covers and Originals
Rock | Heavy Metal
Based caliis rock and metal covers of Thin Lizzy,Rainbow,and Originals.
Stellar Young
Albany | All Originals
Rock
Stellar Young (formerly The City Never Sleeps) is based out of Albany, NY. Originally from the Hudson Valley area, these five guys—ironically, all with four-letter names— have already shared the stage with the likes of Paramore, Badfish, Weerd Science, and The Features. Guerilla Magazine called Stellar Young a "refreshingly hard-to-categorize rock outfit…unsigned, relatively new on the music scene, but undeniably catchy."
Step Back Eleven
Clifton Park | All Originals
Alternative Rock
Step.back.Eleven. is comprised of current and former members of the Frank Palangi Band. The members of this band are dedicated to revitalizing the idea of creativity. Too many songs today seem repetitive and uniform. Rather than conforming to traditional styles, Step.back.Eleven wishes to bring a twist to the music world by combining several backgrounds together.
Steve Grogan
All Originals
Classic Rock | Blues
Blending the influences of Smashing Pumpkins with a strong Leonard Cohen lyrical influence, sprinkled with the vocal delivery of Neutral Milk Hotel's Jeff Mangum and the laidback vibe of "sadcore" rockers like Red House Painters.
Steven Michael Fisher
Albany | All Originals
Alternative Rock
Original Songwriter and Composer: A self taught guitar/piano/vocalist. Steve Fisher has been pleasing fans, since first arriving on the musical scene in '06. He has played in several different concerts, including Berkley (School of Music) Boston '06. He will be making his first big time recording at Skyline in early August.
Stockade Kids
Schenectady | All Originals
Rock | Hip-Hop | Jazz
The sound of Stockade Kids is a fusion of Hip-Hop, Rock, and Jazz which arises from the collaboration of classically-trained and self-taught musicians. Featuring guitar, horns, drums, bass, vocals, and a rapper, some have described us as "Dave Matthews Band meets Jay Z," though others find us to be outside of any single genre. We're passionate about on telling stories through song and moving people with our music. Our debut album, "Wax Wings," was released in August of 2013.
The Stone Thoreaus
Schenectady | Mostly Originals
Folk | Acoustic | Indie
The Stone Thoreaus are an upstate New York group that plays original, acoustic folk music. Their songs draw on world music and alt-roots influences and are often melodic, and melancholy with a touch of whimsy. Their writing explores the range of human experiences in a complex world.
Stones2Throw
Covers and Originals
Alternative Rock | Pop | Classic Rock
Based in Mechanicville NY, S2T is that rare crowded stage animal, the three guitar band that is NOT strictly southern rock. Covering various Modern, Alternative, and Classic Rock songs from A to Z (except for, perhaps, the letter 'U')
The Strange Neighbors
Troy | Mostly Originals
Alternative Rock | Jam Band | Indie
Are they the next big thing? Who knows- but they're fun. Live they're kind of like Ween meets CSNY meets Queens of the Stone Age. Hope you dig! 3 singers, lead guitar, bass guitar, mandolin/mandola/guitar player too.
Streak
All Originals
Rock
Steak is a 2pc Hard Rock / Industrial band. Heavy guitars, samples, electronic drum... we try and let the music speak for itself.
Stript Smyle
Schenectady | All Originals
Hard Rock | Rock | Heavy Metal
STRIPT SMYLE is an energetic hard rock/metal band that has one purpose: to entertain! When it comes to performing on stage, this is where STRIPT SMYLE is at home. You have Pock's animated drumming style, Dave's heavy rhythm section, and Jared's thunderous bass. Then there's Jon's "gorilla dance"...you'll see. With Chris' soul piercing lyrics while taking charge of the audience, this makes for one show that you should NOT be caught sitting down spectating!
Stuck on Stupid
Albany | Mostly Originals
Rock
Band consists of Dom, guitar 16 yrs., Adam, Bass 16 yrs., and Garrett, drums 14 yrs. Despite their young ages these entertainers are talented musicians, who know their way around a studio as they write and record their material. They were featured on the CBS Early Show "Living Room Live" Competition twice, (adult & kid version) and recently opened the 2008 CP telethon at the Holiday Inn, Wolf Road. Check out their Press Kit on SoS's MySpace.
Sumac
Albany | Mostly Originals
Rock
If you want to hear a sample of Sumac's music, the band finally has its MySpace site running. There are songs up there recorded in our rehearsal space, along with band info. Let me know what you think about the songs.
Summer of Doug
Albany | All Originals
Rock
The SOD band is made up of local talent that Doug had met while playing at various venues and is as follows: Dennis Knight McGlauflin on drums, J.V. Abbey on lead guitars, Mathew Juk on mandolin, Arya Chowdhury on bass guitar, Doug Bradley on harmonica, Mike Montuori on sax, and Douglas John Bergen on acoustic guitars and vocals.
Super 400
Troy | Mostly Originals

Super 400 is a power-trio based out of Troy, NY. Drawing from a wide range of influences such as the Allmans, Zeppelin, Hendrix, Cream, Traffic, Bowie, Motown, Funk ...Super 400 creates an explosive dreamlike artistic experience. Creative songwriting coup
Swamp Baby
Albany | All Originals
Pop | Alternative Rock | Folk Rock
Cited in the Metroland as ‘Best Contemporary Folk’ act of 2010, Swamp Baby released their debut album, All Fours, on Collar City Records in 2010. Comprised instrumentally of acoustic and electric guitars, vintage keyboards and a mandolinist/violinist, the Albany and Troy-based quartet pays equal heed to song craft and sonic experimentation, making each of their rare shows a decidedly unique affair.
Swamp Lords
All Originals
Blues | Jazz | Rock
Loud and extremely full sounding power trio, with an emphasis on diversity and quality song writing, while pushing a professional live sound.
Swing 24
Capital Region | Mostly Covers
Swing | Jazz
Swing 24 is a group of 4 musician's who came together through their love of Gypsy Jazz, AKA Jazz Manouche/L'Espri Manouche. Swing 24 consists of John Seneta, Steve Wayne, Deric Gorman and Greg DeLuis.
T Lucan Band
Glens Falls | Covers and Originals
Classic Rock | Blues | Soul
A veteren group of pros that play updated classic rock and originals songs that groove and are danceable and inspired.
(TAM-buhr)
Clifton Park | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Grunge | Hard Rock
check the myspace for shows and stuff any questions tambuhr@gmail.com
Tamerlane
Albany | All Originals
Hard Rock
Formed in the spring of 2011, Tamerlane came out of nowhere to take the local area by storm. Mixing Metal with masterful grooves and aggressive, yet melodic vocals Tamerlane creates a unique and powerful sound. Tamerlane has already shared the stage with Taproot, Days of the New, Jesse Malin & The St. Marks Social, Brand New Sin, Jolly, Kittie, Eye Empire, Hed Pe, Boy Hits Car and My Darkest Days.
Ten Year Vamp
Covers and Originals

Female fronted, high energy, pop rock. Opened for Simple Plan, Ludacris, Hoobastank, Gin Blossoms, etc. Voted Best rock band by Metroland readers pole 2005, 2006 and 2007...and...Local celebrity with whom youd like to have a one night stand.
The Tequila Mockingbirds
Covers and Originals
Rock | Soul
The Tequila Mockingbirds are George Fletcher and Peter Pashoukos. The duo's highly evolved improvisational skills take flight on numbers such as Moondance, Summertime and Over the Rainbow.
Tern Rounders
Albany | All Originals
Americana | Folk Rock | Folk
Tern Rounders' music paints a richly varied landscape. From the rootsy vistas of fellow songwriter/musicians like Gillian Welch & David Rawlings, Emmylou Harris, Townes Van Zandt to Gram Parsons & The Burrito Brothers. Tern Rounders are three members who have heart, passion, and vision. Tern Rounders are a breath of fresh air, but still familiar to the palette…sweet harmony and roadside gravel guitars.
Terrible Chester
Albany | All Covers
Alternative Rock | Hard Rock | Rock
We're a cover band based out of Albany NY with a great mix of covers that keep audiences dancing and drinking well into the wee hours of the morning. Check us out!
Thomasina Winslow
Albany | Covers and Originals
Blues | Folk | Funk
Thomasina Winslow plays the acoustic style (Country, Piedmont, delta) blues picking, plucking and playing her guitar with style like few others. Her warm voice and style of playing brings people in, clapping and singing along. Whether it's an intimate performance of her original 'Solitary Existence' or a rousing energetic rendition of 'Rowdy Blues', people always want to come back for more.
Three Quarter North
Albany | Mostly Originals
Folk | Rock
It's all about the music for these six lads from upstate New York. Their love of bluegrass, combined with their creative folk music heritage, leads to some tasty melodies that sound familiar yet fresh. This accomplished group plays everything from traditional fiddle tunes to complex original pop weaving acoustic and electric influences into an enticing array of sounds. Homegrown and raised on tradition, Three Quarter North exemplifies the best in American roots music.
Through Seasons
Saratoga | Mostly Originals
Acoustic | Hard Rock | Folk
Through Seasons is a band with a uniquely fresh sound concept. Through Seasons creates music that displays emotions and memories and is able to reach the listener with songs of pure joy, songs of contentment, songs of sorrow, songs that depict life and love and beauty. The members' philosophy of "music is music" becomes apparent when trying to pin a genre on them.
Thunder Road


Thunder Road is a 4 piece band that plays classic rock covers as well as some original material. We host an open mic night at Appletini's every Thursday night.
The Tins
Other | All Originals
Alternative Rock | Indie | Rock
The Band from Binghamton on the move north to Metroland.Rock/pop this three piece Keyboards, Guitar and Drums fill the room like a five piece. Look for them soon around town.
Titanics
Albany | All Originals
Ambient | Indie | Electronic
Mark Lombardo - guitars, synths, keyboards, percussion. All songs written and recorded by Mark Lombardo.
Tom Casey
Troy | Covers and Originals
Country | Americana | Rock
Straight out of Troy New York my name is Tom Casey. I do Alt. Country, country with a rock edge. Backed by area legends Joe Mele and Tony Perrino we kick it up a notch. Influences include, Chris Knight, Kasey Chambers, Fred Eaglesmith. Listen to our tunes on our Myspace. http://www.myspace.com/tomcasey2009 Currently booking shows riding high on the sucess of our song, Dying Industrial Town. A song about Troy NY.
Tom Keller
Covers and Originals

A guitarist of various musical styles from classical and folk, to jazz/rock, I've traveled regionally and nationally for over 25 years as both a soloist and group player. Based out of Albany I'm available solo or with Bob Gori, as the duo Without Reason, playing a combination of originals and covers.
Tom Staudle
Other | Covers and Originals
Acoustic | Folk | Blues
Tom is a touring songwriter who plays guitar, harmonica, banjo and ukelele. Bringing songs "that make you think,” he writes about most everything. Tom organizes and hosts a large community open mic in Fultonville NY, the first Saturday of the month (Acoustic Coffee House) and an all-free annual community Party in the Park (mid-June) which is supported entirely by local businesses. He also performs in a music duo with singer-songwriter Cosby Gibson.
Tony's Polka Band
Amsterdam | Covers and Originals
Polka
This 6-piece polka band features the talents of some of the most well-trained musicians in the polka field. Ranging is styles from the energetic polkas of yesteryear to the cutting edge sound of today's contemporary polkas, Tony's Polka Band delights audiences of all ages and every culture. TPB features an original blend of music consisting of Eastern, Honky, German, Chicago, and New England style polkas with the influence of Country, Disco, Pop, Latin, and Rock.
Top Shelf
Capital Region | All Covers
Dance | Rock | Pop
Upstate New York's unique variety dance band. Top Shelf is a six-piece ensemble which effectively utilizes guitar, keyboards, drums, bass, trumpet, and saxophone along with four voices to provide a rich, brassy sound and an incredible variety of dancing favorites from the Big Band Era to today's Top 40.
Tor and the Fjords
Albany | Mostly Originals
Indie | Acoustic | Folk Rock
Heartfelt and distinctive original songs, as well as a few unexpected covers. Tor and the Fjords is a local indie folk band in Albany, NY. Singer-guitarist Tor Loney has performed locally for years, and was chosen as a finalist for the 2012 Hudson Valley Songfest Best New Artist showcase. The band's song "Somewhere" is currently in rotation on WEXT. The band plans to go into the recording studio soon to prepare their next album.
Ts Ensemble
Albany | All Covers
Dance | Classic Rock | R and B
TS ENSEMBLE is New York’s Premiere Event Band based in Albany NY. The TS ENSEMBLE is a high energy eight piece musical group performing weddings, corporate functions, gala’s, parties, special events and clubs for the past 25 years! TS ENSEMBLE features male and female vocals, trumpet, trombone, sax, guitar, bass, drums and keyboards. We welcome the opportunity to create a time to remember…
Tweed Mcgee
Albany | Mostly Originals
Alternative Rock | Acoustic | Jam Band
Tweed McGee is an acoustic rock band out of Albany, New York. Their debut EP is set to be released in October of 2010. Visit our website or our facebook page for updates, shows and free Tweed McGee stuff! Thanks for listening!
Two Cats in Suits
Albany | All Originals
Punk | Rock
Two Cats in Suits is a subset of The Last Conspirators. All Music Guide calls the Last Conspirators "a powerful rock & roll band whose sound fuses old-school punk, roots rock, and heartland rock, with fierce, often politically charged lyrics on top. The Last Conspirators are fronted by singer and songwriter Tim Livingston a pioneering figure on the punk scene in New York State’s Hudson Valley."
Two Gun Man
All Originals
Rock | Pop
Roots Rock/ Americana: Two Gun Man is a four-piece roots-based rock and roll band with classic songwriting at its core. Clever lyrics and colorful, moving melodies with a voice that could charm anyone, joined with a raucous sound.
Two Guys
Albany | All Originals
Indie | Folk | Rock
Two Guys is a unique indie folk rock band.
Uncle Rock
Capital Region | Mostly Originals
Rock
Uncle Rock’s catchy songs have won him raves from kids and parents all over. His “rock of all ages” approach draws on his stints with garage rockers the Fleshtones, and other bands, as well as influences that range from the Beatles to James Brown.
Unwound
Clifton Park | Covers and Originals
Acoustic
Unwound is an acoustic project formed by Scott Cunningham (former lead guitar player for Hourglass, CC and the Time Bandits and No Q) based on great songs and even better harmonies and musicianship.
Upon Arrival
Mostly Originals
Classic Rock
Upon Arrival is a female fronted rock band in its purest form. Kristen is a very talented singer. Andy (Cellout Productions) thumps the bass when he's not playing with Mazes of Jupiter or Vomlette. Jimi is still playing drums in the area (15 years now)
Upon the Sky
Albany | All Originals
Progressive Rock | Heavy Metal | Other
Upon the Sky is a progressive metalcore band based in upstate NY's capital region. The band plays its own form of progressive metal that can only be described by listening to it. The band is currently instrumental but is searching for a vocalist. Upon the Sky plays in venues in the Albany area for now, but plans to take on the U.S and areas further in the future. youtube.com/upontheskyprogmetal, reverbnation.com/uponthesky
US Mercury
Schenectady | All Covers
Rock | Alternative Rock
One Small Step For Man, One Giant Leap for Rock n' Roll, Schenectady, Classic Rock Covers: Brit Invasion, Stones, Cream, The Who, 60s Pop and Deep Cuts.
The Velmas
All Originals
Rock
Awesome rock band from Albany, NY. Their first two independent releases and high-energy live shows earned them a name as one of the best acts in and around the Capital Region. Pickup their 2006 City Canyons Records release "Station".
Venomentality
Albany | All Originals
Classic Rock
Focused, driven, and ahead of their time, Venomentality is a young powerhouse hard rock foursome from the Albany area. In early 2005, "Venomentality" was formed. Singer/songwriter Valerie, along with lead guitarist Peter, bass player Kristin H
Vesper
Saratoga | Mostly Originals
Hard Rock | Classic Rock | Dance
Out of New York comes the newest sound in rock music ~ a raging wave of melody and verse, love and loss and distortion and drama...and a cello!
The Vibratones
Albany
Rock
High Energy Cover Band
Vicera
Other | All Originals
Rock | Heavy Metal
Vicera is a four piece band consisting of Max/Vocals, Dave/Bass, Adam/Guitar, Frank/Drums. Bringing a style of there own from melodic beauty to moving madness. Playing venues state wide Vicera aspires to soon tour nationaly and soon after globaly. Playing music that entices the mind body and soul Vicera is a band soon to be heard on the radio world wide.
Vicious Jimmy
Albany | All Originals
Funk | Rock | Freestyle
Hobbies: Four guys from Albany who became friends at Albany High School in the mid 80's. They have played in several local bands of various arrangements on and off over the past 25 years. The "4" reunited to form Vicious Jimmy in 2007 during an impromptu trailer park jam session. Said trailer has recently been destroyed.
Vicious Rotten Hell Bastards
Troy | Covers and Originals
Heavy Metal | Hard Rock | Punk
VRHB was originally a group formed as a garage band in Troy,NY in 1989. VRHB regrouped 4 years ago, and actively gig with old originals, metal and hard rock covers, and are working on material for a full length release in 2012. Influenced by bands like Metallica, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Pantera, Slayer and Megadeth to name a few.
Victoria Bouffard
Schenectady | Covers and Originals
Alternative Rock
Solo acoustic singer/songwriter/guitarist, mellow but not too folky. Story songs, poetry in music, observations and explanations. No apologies.
Vivid
All Covers

Vivid
Vomlette
Covers and Originals
Party Music
Vomlette is a band from upstate NY that specializes in the finest offensive rock and roll mayhem. We play mostly original hard rock.
Vontus
Saratoga | Mostly Originals
Alternative Rock | Rock
VONTUS, a professional teen AltRock Trio, brings an energetic, fun element to the Capital Region music scene. Johnny Gravitt, 15 year old guitarist from Queensbury. Jake Brooks, 17 year old bassist from Saratoga Springs. Josh Morris, 15 year old drummer from Queensbury. VONTUS has completed it's first 8 song EP entitled, "Eyes Closed and Spinning". Available on ReverbNation and other eVenues.
We are Jeneric
Albany | All Originals
Folk | Pop | Indie
We are Jeneric is magical fantastical folk-pop. Acoustic globalization collage rock. It’s the ghost in your closet drinking green tea. Like world-folk-music anthropologists. Eating flowers. It’s like never before heard recordings from 1940 that abuse the four track. The live show is an exuberant spectacle full of sweet genuine heart. And cherry jam. Or mulberry.
Weekend Explorers
Schenectady | All Covers
Pop | Jazz | Party Music
Weekend Explorers is a 3 piece variety band with a focus on providing high quality, live entertainment at a price point that rivals that of a DJ. We play banquets, private parties, restaurants & bars. Members: -Vicki Savini – Lead Vocals, -Pete Zarrillo – Guitar, Vocals, Larry Finke – Keyboards, Vocals & Synth Programming - Founder of the Weekend Explorers, he programs the “virtual” band while keeping the human feel in the music from rock n pop to swing standards, disco and smooth jazz.
Wet Shoelaces
Schenectady | All Originals
Other
Improvisation, experimentation, electronics, composition, madness. The finest in avant-garde, experimental, and psychedelic music and film scores since 1999.
The Whack Jobs
Capital Region
Other
We formed in spring of 2008 and met a restaurant job we all worked at. I dress like Darth Vader and/or a crazy looking prom queen, that might have had one to many shots of Vodka. our bass player dresses up like the burger king. Jesse dresses like a musical mime.
White Noise Radio
Mostly Originals
Punk | Gothic Rock | Alternative Rock
White Noise Radio is a New Wave/ ROCK/ Powerpop project fronted by Vinnie V. (formerly of Savior Hate) and also including Mike Anderson from Savior Hate. For fans of Angels and Airwaves, Mae, U2, and Blue October.
Will Foley
Schenectady | Mostly Originals
Acoustic | Folk | Indie
Self contained musical unit,playing his own brand of refried folk and indie music.
Working Class
Colonie | Mostly Covers
Classic Rock
kickass classic rock party band
The Wrinkled Ramblers

Folk | Country | Oldies
We're Penny and Don and we call ourselves "The Wrinkled Ramblers." Don plays banjo and Penny plays tambourine and we both sing. We offer an upbeat program of familiar songs with lots of audience participation plus some stories and humor. People of all ages will enjoy us, but our style is especially suited for those fifty and over.
Zac Rossi: Freelance Guitarist
Saratoga | Covers and Originals
Funk | Jazz | Rock
I've been a guitarist in the area since 2004. I've played in my own local music act Maggie Doherty & Zac Rossi and TOO SHY THE ULTIMATE POP 80's Experience as well as filled in with other groups such as Vivid,Soul Session and Lifechurch in Albany, NY. Currently freelancing my ability to those who need my services...518-926-0869
Zack Borer
Clifton Park | Covers and Originals
Acoustic | Rock | Funk
Zack Borer loves music. Zack loves to sing his songs. Armed with a voice and a guitar, Zack has found a way to connect with people through his own experiences. Although he's been playing for years, it wasn't until he seriously started writing that he became aware of the ability to express himself through melody and song.
Zan Strumfeld
Latham | All Originals
Acoustic | Folk
Zan Strumfeld began her singer/songwriter adventure in the beginning of summer 2011 filled with heat and a broken heart. Her lyrics undress her deepest secrets, rinsed in folky, seducing rhythms.


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