Artists were forced to take a 2 year break from touring due to the pandemic. In 2021 we saw a slight return to the road but this year we got back to business as usual. Here in the Capital Region and surrounding areas fans returned to indoor and outdoor venues in big numbers!

Now that Summer is winding down let's take a look back at what 2022 has been like, so far, for artists and concert-goers. How many of these shows were you at? Which was your favorite? Who did you miss?

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Scroll through the concert calendar below and you will see 50 different artists that made their way to the Albany area to perform live. 2 HUGE shows ended up being cancelled and 12 different venues saw fans singing in unison to their favorite bands.

I have managed to see 7 concerts this Summer and of that bunch REO Speedwagon with Styx and Loverboy at SPAC and Roger Waters at MVP Arena rank among my favorites. Which were yours?

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We are not done yet! Keep scrolling to see upcoming shows. We currently have approximately a dozen shows on the concert calendar that have yet to take place. We have some scheduled for 2023 already and more to be announced in the near future.

From January 1st until today SPAC leads the way with 13 Classic Rock concerts, The New York State fair and The Egg are tied at 7 shows each. Here are some of the venues and ticket outlets that will help you navigate and Capital Region concert season!

Look Back at All of the Capital Region Concerts of 2022

From Classic Rock to Comedy, this is what 2022 sounded like in the Capital Region.

2022 Capital Region Concert Calendar

Updated regularly so keep checking back!

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