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Capital Region Chamber

Palace Performing Arts Center, Inc.

19 Clinton Avenue
Albany , NY 12207

The Palace Theatre is one very notable cornerstone in Albany's growing downtown entertainment destinations. A concert & theatrical entertainment facility in the heart of Albany, New York , it first opened its doors in October 1931.

Built during the Depression, the Palace was the largest theatre in a city already noted for a number of other opulent movie houses. Today, the Palace Theatre remains the sole survivor of this period of entertainment and continues to make history with a widely diverse offering of popular acts and cultural events.

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When: Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Where: Palace Theater, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $49.50-$79.50
On the heels of their sold out 2014 tour, superstar siblings Julianne and Derek Hough will team up once again, dancing their way across stages all over the country in their new MOVE LIVE ON TOUR 2015. The pair stopped by Good Morning America to announce MOVE LIVE ON TOUR 2015 which will kick off on June 12th in Phoenix, AZ and hit over 40 cities including at stop at Palace Theatre in Albany on July 10th. The Houghs are promising MOVE LIVE ON TOUR 2015 will be bigger and better than ever. "We had such a fun and high energy show last year. it was amazing to see such a great reaction from our fans the first time, and we can't wait til they see what we have up our sleeves now! Our goal then, and our goal now is to have it feel like a rock concert for dance, and I think we have and certainly will accomplish that again," said Julianne Hough.
When: Sat, Jul 11, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Where: Palace Theater, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $29.50-$59.50
Few would have guessed that "Weird Al" Yankovic, who as a shy, accordion-playing teenager got his start sending in homemade tapes to the Dr. Demento Radio Show, would go on to become the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history with over 12 million album sales. Now in his fourth career decade, he has won 3 Grammys (with 14 nominations) and countless awards and accolades for Weird Al classics like "Eat It," "Like a Surgeon," "Fat," "Smells Like Nirvana," "Amish Paradise" and "The Saga Begins." His 2011 album Alpocalypse (featuring the Lady Gaga parody "Perform This Way") debuted in the Billboard Top 10, and was nominated for two Grammy Awards (Best Comedy Album and Best Short Form Video). In addition to his recordings and world-famous music videos, Yankovic is also well-known for his cult-hit feature film UHF (1989), his late '90s CBS Saturday morning series The Weird Al Show and the numerous AL-TV specials that he's made for MTV and VH1 over the years. His 2006 album Straight Outta Lynwood spawned the Billboard Top 10 single "White & Nerdy," the video for which spent two months at #1 on iTunes and garnered over 150 million hits on the Internet.
When: Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Where: Palace Theater, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $52.50-$92.50
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Ann and Nancy Wilson first showed the world that women can rock when their band, Heart, stormed the charts in the '70's with hits like "Crazy on You," "Magic Man," "Barracuda," "Straight On," and so many more. Not only did the Wilson sisters lead the band, they wrote the songs and played the instruments too, making them the first women in rock to do so. Heart continued topping the charts through the '80's and '90's with huge hits like "These Dreams," "Alone," "What About Love," "If Looks Could Kill," "Never," and a string of other hits that showcased the sisters' enormous talents as musicians, singers and songwriters. As individuals, the sisters have also achieved significant success. Ann sang on songs that were both chart successes and motion picture themes, like "Almost Paradise" from Footloose, "Best Man in the World" from The Golden Child, and "Surrender to Me" from Tequila Sunrise, while Nancy composed and performed the scores to a half dozen motion pictures including the award winning "Jerry Maguire" and "Almost Famous."
When: Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Where: Palace Theater, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $29.00-$49.00
Scorching hot after their critically-acclaimed sold out Reflection Tour, the award-winning, pop powerhouse - Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Lauren Jauregui, Camila Cabello, and Dinah Jane - return to the road for the Reflection: The Summer Tour. Following a string of radio festivals, the Live Nation-produced tour will see the girls live at the Palace Theatre with special guests Common Kings, Natalie LaRose and Bea Miller. Their latest single "Worth It" [feat. Kid Ink] is swiftly leaping up the charts. It soared to #26 at Top 40 radio, while vaulting to #34 on Billboard's Hot 100 - earning Fifth Harmony their highest position on the chart. "Worth It" is only just beginning to heat up though. 2015 belongs to Fifth Harmony. During the spring, they achieved "Favorite New Artist" at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, performed at the White House Annual Easter Egg Roll, and received widespread critical acclaim for the Reflection Tour from The Boston Globe, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Los Angeles Times and more. Meanwhile, Reflection solidified Fifth Harmony's place at the top of pop. It debuted at #5 on the Billboard Top 200 and already yielded two gold-selling singles "BO$$" and "Sledgehammer." New York Times, TIME, Pitchfork, and others praised the debut as well.
When: Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Where: Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany
Cost: $70 - $85
Tyler Perry makes his live capital region debut in his highly anticipated live stage play, "Madea On The Run" starring Tyler Perry.
When: Sat, Oct 3, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Where: Palace Theater, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $51.00-$151.00
Multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban has announced that he will launch a Fall 2015 North American tour in support of his upcoming album Stages. The tour, produced by Live Nation, will begin on Sept. 12 in Atlanta and continues through early November including a stop at Albany's Palace Theatre on October 3. "The Stages Tour" will visit specially selected theaters around the country, giving fans accustomed to seeing Groban perform in arenas (as he did on his 2013 "In The Round" and "All that Echoes" tours) a more uniquely intimate experience.
When: Sat, Oct 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Where: Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $19-$60
World renowned pianist, Emanuel Ax, will be playing the Palace Theatre in Albany with the Albany Symphony Orchestra. Pieces include: Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 14 in E Flat Major Verdi's Ballet Music from Aida Weber's Der Freischutz Overture Jessica Montgomery's Source Code Franck's Symphonic Variations
When: Sun, Oct 11, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Where: Palace Theater, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $65.50-$105.50
Legendary musician and songwriter Mark Knopfler will celebrate the release of his new record, Tracker with a North American tour that includes a stop at Albany's Palace Theatre. Says Knopfler, 'Part of the fun is thinking what you might have a go at, for a new tour. For me, that's part of the joy of it, getting that little crew together again, and setting sail once again. It's a real adventure.' Knopfler has always viewed touring as the final part of the process running from songwriting through recording and ending up on the road performing old and new songs. He now writes more music while actually on the road. A multiple Grammy award winner as the lead vocalist and songwriter for Dire Straits, Knopfler has released seven solo albums as well as recording Neck And Neck with one of his guitar heroes, Chet Atkins and collaborated with Emmylou Harris on All The Roadrunning. He has created soundtracks for Local Hero and The Princess Bride and is currently working on a new film, Altamira. In addition to producing his own records Knopfler has also produced albums for Bob Dylan and Randy Newman amongst others. He was made an OBE in 1999 and was given the prestigious 'Lifetime Achievement Award' at the Ivor Novellos in 2012.
When: Sat, Nov 7, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Where: Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $19-$60
This performance of the Albany Symphony Orchestra will feature violinist, Benjamin Beilman. Pieces include: Steven Stucky's Radical Light Sibelius's Violin Concerto Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 1, "Winter Dreams" Become a member of our Patron's Circle and join us for our Series Opening Night Party following the concert.
When: Sun, Dec 6, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Where: Palace Theater, 19 Clinton, Avenue Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $19-$60
Celebrate the holidays with a heart-warming celebration of the season! The Albany Symphony is joined by 200 brilliant young singers and dancers from the Capital Region. It's a program of holiday favorites, including a holiday sing-along, bell choir, tap dancers and special guests. Make this concert a gift to your family this holiday season and enjoy the splendor of this joyous event.
When: Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Where: Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $35, $45 & $55 | $5 increase day of show
***Tickets On Sale 6/16*** Trailer Park Boys: Dear Santa Claus Go F#ck Yourself Tour feat Ricky, Julian, Bubbles, Randy & Mr. Lahey Tue, December 8, 2015 Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm Reserved: $35, $45 & $55 | $5 increase day of show This event is for mature audiences. Tickets available from Ticketmaster. Password: SWEARNET To RSVP to the official Facebook event and for special pre-sale offers and passwords, click here. Tickets are also available at Palace Theatre Box Office and all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling 800-745-3000 Venue Information: Palace Theatre: 19 Clinton Avenue # 6 Albany, NY, 12207-2211
When: Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Where: Palace Theater, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $31.00-$71.00
The ultimate holiday tradition for the youngest to the seniors in every family, seeing Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker creates holiday memories that last a lifetime. Moscow Ballet's company of almost 40 dancers is the only internationally touring ballet group to perform to critical acclaim in over 75 North American cities annually. The renowned, award-winning principal dancers and corps de ballet thrill audiences with their expertise, dramatic expression and stunning leaps, drops and turns. The production is known for its dedication to world peace placing Act II in the "Land of Peace and Harmony," featuring a cannon that shoots roses and a stunning 2-dancer "Dove of Peace" with a 20' wingspan. All ages feel the spirit of the season at Great Russian Nutcracker performances through the beauty of romantic hand-sewn costumes, 9 shimmering backdrops with authentic splashes of Russian history and fanciful effects such as; life-sized Matrushka (Nesting) Dolls; a 3-headed Rat King and a Troika Sleigh ride through the magical Snow Forest (with falling snow) escorted by Father Christmas and Snow Maiden.
When: Sat, Mar 19, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Where: Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $19-$60
This collaboration with the six composers of "Sleeping Giant" includes Barber's Adagio for Strings, Vivaldi's Violin Concerto in A featuring Jill Levy, three movements of Mozart's Piano Concertos newly re-imagined by Timo Andres, Christopher Cerrone, and Jacob Cooper, plus Andrew Norman, Ted Hearne, Robert Honstein, and Ingram Marshall
When: Sat, May 14, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Where: Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $19-$60
For this performance, the Albany Symphony Orchestra is teaming up with Albany Pro Musica. The piece to be performed is Mahler's Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection".

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