Bassist Tony Markellis is Playing More Than a Few Local Shows This Summer in Saratoga Springs

If you live in Saratoga Springs, you live in the hometown of Tony Markellis, bassist for Trey Anastasio Band, a master of bass guitar and a regular at many local venues in Saratoga Springs on a regular basis. This summer, Tony has a number of shows planned with various local and regional musicians, at venues in Saratoga Springs, Lake George, Troy and Wells.

Photo by Andy Hill
Photo by Andy Hill

Catch Tony at a couple of these shows this summer and soak in the bassist who Trey Anastasio calls “The Heart and Soul of our band,” of which Tony is a member of the original trio with Trey and Russ Lawton. Read our interview with Tony from 2011.

You can catch Tony this summer performing with the following bands in Saratoga Springs, or otherwise as noted.

June

Thursday 6/27 Markellis, Haskell and Maul at Druthers, 7-10 pm (an Eclectic acoustic power trio)

Saturday 6/29 Billy Eli & Spook Lights at The Ale House, Troy, 9 pm

July

Thursday 7/4 Juke Joint Jokers at Gaffney’s, 8 pm -12 am (Electric blues)

Friday 7/5 Markellis, Haskell and Maul, Mouzon House, 7 pm

Saturday 7/6 Street Corner Holler at Gaffney’s, 9 pm – 1 am (Slide guitar blues trio)

Thursday 7/11 Street Corner Holler at Druthers, 7 pm – 10 pm

Friday 7/12 Bob Warren Trio at Mouzon House,  7 pm (Great original songs)

Saturday 7/13 Bob Warren Trio at Oliva Vineyards, Fort Edward, 2 – 6 PM

Saturday 7/13 Street Corner Holler at LakeHouse Grille, Wells, 8 pm

Tuesday through Sunday 7/16 – 7/21 Markellis, Haskell, Maul at Saratoga County Fair, Noon to 5, daily

Thursday 7/18 Markellis, Haskell, Maul at Druthers, 7 – 10 pm

Friday 7/19 Bob Warren Trio at Mouzon House, 7 pm

Saturday 7/20 Street Corner Holler at Mouzon House,  7 – 11 pm

Friday 7/26 Markellis, Haskell, Maul at Mouzon House, 7 pm

Wednesday 7/31 Markellis, Haskell, Maul at The Track, Noon – 4 pm,  with special guest Ted Hennessy

August

Thursday 8/1 Larry Clyman Duo at One Caroline, 8 pm

Friday 8/2 Markellis, Haskell, Maul at Tang Museum, 7 pm

Thursday 8/8 Larry Clyman Duo at One Caroline, 8 pm

Friday 8/9 Jeanne O’Connor & the New Standard at Tang Museum,  7 pm (Favorites from the ‘60s and ‘70s)

Saturday 8/10 Bob Warren Band at LakeHouse Grille, Wells, 8 pm

Friday 8/16 Burns Sisters at Spencer Picnic Festival, Spencer, 8 pm (Americana)

Saturday 8/17 Burns Sisters at Taughannock Park, Ithaca 6 – 9 pm

Thursday 8/22 Markellis, Haskell, Maul at Druthers, 7 pm

Friday 8/23 Bob Warren Trio at Mouzon House,  7 pm

Sunday 8/25 Doornails at Lyons Lake 4 – 7 pm (Bluegrass & roots rock)

Wednesday 8/28 Street Corner Holler at Gaffney’s, 9 pm – 1 am (Slide guitar blues trio)

Thursday 8/29 Larry Clyman Duo at One Caroline, 8 pm

Friday 8/30 Bob Warren Trio at Mouzon House,  7 pm

Sat-Sun 8/31-9/1 Bob Warren, Final Stretch Festival, 7 – 11 pm