Dirty Dozen Brass Band leads new music and comedy shows

Proctors celebrates their volunteers at their annual Volunteer Appreciation Night Monday, October 29, 2018.

Dirty Dozen Brass Band leads new music and comedy shows
into Proctors

 Ticket sales begin today for just-announced 2019 titles

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—NOV. 13, 2018—Mardi Gras is a special time at Proctors. New Orleans funk/jazz powerhouse Dirty Dozen Brass Band will beat the mid-winter blues, partying down for Mardi Gras with Cha Wa. Expect huge horn charts, colorful Crescent City costumes and a definitive spiritual/sensual release unique to the Big Easy’s annual Fat Tuesday celebration. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, GE Theatre at Proctors, $39.50.

Tickets for Mardi Gras 2019 featuring The Dirty Dozen Brass Band with special guest Cha Wa! go on sale 10 a.m. today at the Box Office at Proctors; by phone at 518.346.6204; and online at proctors.org.

The following titles go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16.

JAZZ IS PHSH is a collective of prominent musicians from the jazz and jam scenes—including veterans of Santana, Funkadelic, Dave Matthews Band, the Flecktones, Sun Ra, Snarky Puppy and more—that have come together to reimagine the classic music of Phish in an instrumental, jazz fusion setting. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, GE Theatre. $30.

Icons of Vinyl is the ultimate tribute tour, celebrating the music of artists like Journey, Tom Petty, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young, Van Morrison, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, MainStage at Proctors, $15.50–$49.50.

Classic comedian and author Bobby Collins completes the quartet of new shows. Collins has performed at the Clinton White House as well as on three Tonight shows—with “Johnny, Jay and Jimmy.” 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, GE Theatre, $40.