A monumental shift in the Albany jamband scene is upon us – Valentine’s, located at 17 New Scotland Ave in Albany, a longtime haven for bands like moe. Conehead Buddha, Ominous Seapods and many others passing through the area, will be closing its doors on New Years Eve.
Albany area promoter Greg Bell of Guthrie Bell Productions will present his final weekend of shows at Valentine’s on December 20th and 21st. On Friday, two of the venue’s past favorites will reunite, FreeBeerandChicken and Wreckloose, with doors at 8pm and show at 9:30. Cover is $10. On Saturday, Albany favorites Peter Prince and Moonboot Lover, Dr. Jah and the Love Prophets, and Subduing Mara will perform. Doors at 8, show at 9 with a $15 cover. Both shows are 18+
Come celebrate the historical relationship between Valentine’s and Guthrie Bell Productions with friends and family throughout the Capital District! This night will be one for the books and will be there to bring you all the details of this sure to be infamous night of music and farewells.
Guthrie Bell has brought so many bands to Valentine’s over the years that the list reads like a Who’s Who of Northeast Jambands – moe., Disco Biscuits, Soulive, Ominous Seapods, Moonboot Lover, Conehead Buddha, Schleigho, Free Beer and Chicken, Yolk, Eastbound Jesus, Dr. Jah, Formula 5, Timbre Coup and hundreds more. Come join us and bid farewell to an historic venue.
Please note: Guthrie Bell Productions will continue to produce and promote live music in the Capital District. They currently have scheduled events at The Palace Theatre, The Hollow Bar + Kitchen, and Red Square. Check out their facebook event page for more details.