With one month to go in 2023 we will take this moment to look back at the past 11 months. This is the year where we saw Tom Brady retire from the NFL, Bed Bath and Beyond filed for bankruptcy and Barbie was the number 1 movie of the year!

What about New York's version of 2023, especially the concerts we attended. Here is a look back at the Capital Region In Concert 2023.

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The Classic Rock concert calendar was strong in 2023 with nearly 50 concerts in the Capital Region alone. That's like going to 4 concerts a month or one show every week! Scroll through the gallery of free shows, festivals, hall of famers and tribute bands below.

In 2023 we experienced:

  • 2 Bruce Springsteen postponements
  • 1 John Mellencamp cancellation with no explanation
  • A farewell to Dead & Company
  • A bomb threat at the Noel Gallagher show at SPAC
  • The first Guns 'N Roses show at SPAC in 30 years


518 news, look back at Capital Region concerts in 2023, SPAC, Empire Live, The Egg, Guns 'N Roses
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Bands from the 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's made their wat to the Capital Region to play 12 different venues including:

  • 2 shows at Cohoes Music Hall
  • 3 shows at The Palace Theatre
  • 9 shows at The Egg
  • 12 shows at Saratoga Performing Arts Center

The New York State Fair was strong again this year with 7 Classic Rock acts playing free shows in Syracuse this year. Which shows were your favorites of 2023? Take a look back at the Capital Region In Concert 2023.

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