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rkstar.com: Alternative Alternative
    What we consider to be alternative today, the genre world calls "post-grunge". It's the all-encompassing alt-rock guitar-bass-drum line up of bands that list grunge acts among their influences.

Read more about the Alternative genre and bands associated with it at Allmusic.


Alternative Concert Listings
DateBand/Artist VenueCost/Details/Vibe
Friday,
Apr. 10
  The Charlie Watts Riots,
  The Sidd Finch Project
The Low Beat
Albany, NY
18+
Alternative
Wednesday,
Apr. 15. 8pm
  Sufjan Stevens,
  Cold Specks
Palace Theater$30-$45. All Ages.
Alternative, Indie, Singer/Songwriter
Wednesday,
Apr. 22. 7:30pm
  They Might Be GiantsNorthern Lights$20/$23. 16+
Alternative, Indie
Friday,
Apr. 24. 9pm
  Rustic OvertonesParish Publick House
Albany, NY
$10. 21+
Alternative
Saturday,
Apr. 25. 8pm
  Ed KowalczykThe Egg$35.75. All Ages.
Singer/Songwriter, Alternative
Tuesday,
Apr. 28
  The Used,
  Every Time I Die,
  Marmozets,
  The Eeries
Northern Lights 16+
Alternative, Indie, Emo
Friday,
May 1
  The Wombats,
  Cheerleader
The Hollow
Albany, NY
18+
Alternative, Pop Rock
Saturday,
May 23. 7:30pm
  Brandi CarlilePalace Theater$40-$75. All Ages.
Alternative, Singer/Songwriter
Friday,
Jun. 19. 7pm
  Train,
  The Fray,
  Matt Nathanson
SPAC$25-$79.50. All Ages.
Pop Rock, Alternative
Wednesday,
Jul. 29. 8pm
  InterpolNorthern Lights$25-$28. 16+
Alternative, Indie
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Dan Goodspeed