The Egg has announced three new concerts in its “American Roots & Branches” performance series.  Tickets are currently available to members of The Egg and go on sale to the public on March 25.  New memberships are currently being accepted for those wishing to taking advantage of the pre-sale.  For more information, call The Egg Box Office – 518-473-1845.

The performance details are as follows:

Al Kooper’s 70th Birthday! Saturday, May 17, 7:30 PM, $35

Al Kooper – the legendary musician who spearheaded such groundbreaking groups as Blood, Sweat & Tears, Super Session and The Blues Project – and whose trademark organ riffs can be heard on classic recordings by Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Lynryd Skynyrd and countless others celebrates his 70th Birthday at The Egg with his group the Funky Faculty, guitar virtuoso Jimmy Vivino and some very special guests!

Patty Griffin Wednesday, June 11, 7:30 PM, $35

Grammy award winning Patty Griffin returns to The Egg  to perform music from her recent recording “American Kid” which displays all the emotive power of her songwriting and soulful voice that has firmly established her place as one of the day’s premiere song crafters. Parker Milsap opens the show.

Diane Schuur Thursday, June 12, 7:30 PM, $28

In a recording career that spans three decades – and includes two Grammy Awards – jazz vocalist and pianist Diane Schuur has explored nearly every corner of the 20th century American musical landscape – and on her new recording she pays tribute to Frank Sinatra and Stan Getz.

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